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Gabrielle Union Goes Natural

What's more exciting than having healthy natural hair? Yes ladies no chemicals, true “Naturelle.” Gabrielle Union, an amazing African American actress, seems to enjoy rocking her all natural hair look now a days. She says she is 'happy to be nappy,'  but still appreciates and acknowledges what good wearing weaves have done for her hair. Although weave can sometimes damage your hair in any which way, it can be very helpful for maintaining hair growth. Gabriel Union tweeted on Twitter "...

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COLORING YOUR EYEBROWS – Part 1

Eyebrow tinting is the process of changing or coloring your eyebrows using a certain shade or a variety of shades. It could be a temporary process, which is done every day, or a semi-permanent which is often done in beauty salons or even at home. Everyone wants their eyebrows on fleek, but when it comes to coloring your eyebrows, it can be hard to know where to start. There are a ton of great options and products out there so before you hit up your local beauty supply or esthetician, let's talk about the good and the bad of each. Temporary Eyebrow Tinting/Cosmetic Most people are familiar with this method of coloring your eyebrows. This type of brow tinting--also known as filling in--is done every day. You can use...

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Demystifying Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus is what we frequently refer to as a fungal infection, and it could affect one or several of your toenails at any particular time. The first indicators are fairly simple to recognize as a small yellow or white spot observed under the end of the nail. It is essential that you seek remedy early for this condition, because it can develop and result in staining of the toe, painful eroding and practically permanent thickening of the nail. Let’s look at the causes and how to treat toenail fungus. Click here to read more...

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FOC– USED ENERGY MEDITATION

Ladies, after a long day at work, hustling to make ends meet, taking care of the kids when do you have time for yourself? Right before you go to bed! Focused energy meditation is perfect for TWICE a day and can be accomplished in 10-15min. The focus of this is INTENT. Right before you go to bed your intent could be some thing like: having a good night sleep, relaxing the strain in your muscles, not letting your mind slip into negative thoughts, keeping yourself from getting sick, or easing a tension headache. In the morning your intent should be strength on work project, patience for the day to come, welcoming great possibilities and always remember to give thanks for being alive! Prior to the meditation, state your...

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Is Stress Preventing You From Losing Weight?

Many of us know that to maintain a healthy weight it’s important to eat a diet low in sugar and high in fruits and vegetables, and get regular exercise. But what if you already are eating nutritious foods and exercising, and the weight is still hanging on – or worse yet, gaining on you? The reason could be hormone imbalance.  One hormone in particular, cortisol, is increased in the body during times of stress.  Stress can come in many forms – physical exertion, pain, worry, sleep deprivation, malnourishment . It doesn’t matter whether the stress is physical or mental, your adrenal glands will make more of your “survival” hormone, cortisol.  The body perceives stress as a sign that it needs to store up some calories to...

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Brides Consider Your Hair Before Your Wedding Day.

I had to take some time out, and give some special attention to a group of very special ladies: Brides! It's a good wedding day if your gown fits you like a glove. It's an even better day if the sky is cloudless for miles. But the absolute best wedding scenario is the one where your hair is flawless. With all the choices out there, though, searching for that perfect hairstyle can be harder than it was getting your man! Some things you should consider 1. The Veil:  Whether short, medium, or long, they can almost act as another layer of "hair". Less is often more. Veils accentuate necklines, flatter curves, and frame your face, with that in mind, hair pulled back away from your face...

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How Kelly Rowland Eats Healthy Even When Preggo

Who says you have to let your self go, just because you’re pregnant. Ladies, even pregnant 33 year old Singer Kelly Rowland is keeping her body in shape. Her pregnancy hasn’t kept her from breaking a sweat at the gym. She is truly “My Motivation.” Not to mention her pregnancy cravings have not stirred her in an unhealthy direction. According to Eonline.com she loves to make homemade sandwiches. Yes, you heard me correctly homemade, not buying a sandwich or burger from a fast food restaurant, containing GMO- genetically modified organism ingredients, with a lot of fat, carbs, and calories. Kelly says "I love rye with turkey, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions—the works. I like to make it myself then cut it open and just look at it." Read...

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HERB LEMON ROASTED CHICKEN

This is a wonderful way to spice up your chicken, not to mention it's quick and easy to prepare. Calories and fat intake are not bad either. (138 calories and 2 grams of fat) 2- 5 ounce boneless chicken breast ½ cup of your favorite fresh herbs ( rosemary, thyme, sage, chives, oregano etc.) 1 tablespoon or ½ of a fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 zest of a lemon Pinch of red pepper flakes (optional) 4 teaspoons olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt &  pepper or to your taste  Preheat the oven 350 F In a small bowl, combine the herbs, lemon zest, lemon juice, and oil. Add the chicken and coat with the herb mixture.  Place on a nonstick baking pan and bake for 12-15 minutes, until no longer pink COOK NOTES:  Cubed chicken to top...

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How To Do A Pedicure At Home

Well-groomed feet contribute greatly to our overall beauty. It is also an indicator as to how well you look after yourself. They carry our body weight all through the day and they do deserve to be indulged time and again. Point being, foot care shouldn’t take a back seat when it comes to grooming and beauty treatments. Read more here...

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How To Meditate

Meditation is becoming a way of life for vast populations across ethnic, social, and spiritual backgrounds. You'll be surprised what a diet of healthy life reflection and deep breathing will do for even the most challenging of situations. Meditation is meant to calm the mind and refocus your energy. It one of the keys to living a calmer, more relaxed life. Before you begin to meditate, find a place that calms you. This can be a physical environment like the beach, the grass in the sun, or a ski lodge in the snow. If you can't go to these places, bring them to you with music, candles, or aromatherapy. Wherever you are, make sure you're alone and away from distractions (by the kids, your sweetie pie, the dog,...

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