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HEALTHY ON THE GO SNACKS

Because of our busy lifestyles, choosing healthy meals and snacks can be a bit difficult when we are on the go. When you get hit with those mid-day munchies, it’s easy to fall into the trap of buying a bag of junk food from the nearest vending machine.  Unfortunately, I am all too familiar with the vending machine runs.  But, with careful planning and a little bit of meal prepping, you can help ensure that you and your family maintain a well-balanced diet.

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PAMPER YOUR SKIN WITH HONEY

Pamper Your Skin With Honey

Are you looking to nourish and pamper your skin? Try honey! Not only is it good for food, but honey is great for moisturizing the skin. Studies have shown (read here)  that honey contains both antioxidant and antibacterial properties.  The antibacterial benefits of honey are great for helping to treat and prevent acne.  Its antioxidant properties help to slow the aging process.

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6 GORGEOUS DATE NIGHT HAIRSTYLES

So you’re all set for date night.  You’ve picked out the perfect outfit, you’ve found the right shoes and accessories to go with it.  Makeup and nails are on fleek.  Now, what on earth are you going to do with your hair?

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PRACTICAL TIPS TO ACHIEVE YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS

Practical Tips To Achieve Your New Years Resolutions

If you want to actually stick to and achieve your new year’s resolutions, think practical.

When you start writing out your new year’s resolutions, instead of saying things like you want to lose 75 pounds within the next 6 months or that you will join a gym and work out for one hour on a daily basis, set goals that are reasonable and manageable and also give yourself a flexible timeline to achieve those goals.

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5 WAYS TO REDUCE SPLIT ENDS

5 Ways to Reduce Split Ends

Split ends occur when the end of a hair strand is damaged resulting in the strand separating into two or more fragments.  If left untreated,  the split end can progress all the way up to the scalp.

Constant manipulation – washing, combing, brushing and styling, (not to mention chemical treatments like bleaching and dyeing) can cause damage to your hair’s cuticle.

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WINTER PROOF YOUR SKIN CARE REGIMEN

During the cold and frigid winter months, your skin takes a beating.  Cold, dry air leads to dehydrated, red, itchy and flaky skin. Just as we protect ourselves by wearing extra layers to combat the cold winter weather, we should add extra layers to our skincare routines as well.

If you need to learn the basics of a proper skincare routine, read my article here.

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HAIR CARE

5 OF THE BEST OILS FOR NATURAL HAIR

As a natural girl, I’m pretty sure we all know the importance of oil on our hair.  I use oils on my hair for pre-pooing, deep conditioning, scalp massages and to seal in moisture.

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5 AMAZING DEEP CONDITIONERS FOR YOUR NATURAL HAIR

Deep conditioners are a regular part of my natural hair regimen.  Now that we are approaching the fall/winter season deep conditioning is especially important because the cooler temperatures can wreak havoc on our hair. Deep conditioners restore moisture to hair, help maintain elasticity, strengthens hair strands, restores your hairs natural sheen, and helps to prevent and/or reverse damage.

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HAIR STYLES

Hairstyle Of The Week

Hairstyle of the Week
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10 QUICK AND EASY NATURAL HAIR STYLES Short/Medium Length Natural Hair

Now that my hair is starting to grow out, I have been looking for different ways to style my hair. Most days I wear a ‘fro or I will pull it up into a puff.  I have gotten a little bored with those two styles and want to try something different. Being that my hair is at a bit of an awkward length, it is hard to find styles suitable for my hair.

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CUTE & EASY PROTECTIVE STYLE FOR KIDS NATURAL HAIR

Looking for a super cute, yet easy protective style for your little naturalista?  How about trying out braids and twists. In this video, Lady Justice shows us how she achieved this style on her daughter Jayla’s hair.

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BEAUTY & STYLE

HOW TO ACHIEVE THE PERFECT HIGHLIGHT FOR BEGINNERS

When it comes to wearing makeup, I like to keep things simple.  Most days I only wear lip gloss and a little blush.  There are times when I do like to get a little fancy tho’, and that means that my full face, including highlighter, must be on point.

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5 SUPER EASY BEAUTY HACKS YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY TRY

Here are 5 of my favorite beauty hacks:

1. Exfoliate Your Lips

No one wants to deal with dry, flaky, chapped lips.  To exfoliate your lips, add a dab of vaseline or chapstick to your lips,  take a wet toothbrush and use circular motions to gently remove dead skin.

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MY TOP 5 DRUGSTORE BEAUTY PRODUCTS

The amount of money that we spend on makeup and beauty products can quickly add up.  So when I find a bargain that works well without breaking the bank, I am pretty excited.  Below I share with you 5 of my favorite drugstore beauty products.  

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LATEST PRODUCT REVIEWS

RENPURE COCONUT WHIPPED CREME LEAVE IN CONDITIONER : A PRODUCT REVIEW

Who doesn’t love a great conditioner?  I know I do!  I was browsing through my local Walgreens looking at hair products – which is the norm for me, as I am a bit of a product junkie.  Anyway, I came across this Renpure Coconut Whipped Creme Leave-In Conditioner.  I picked it up and put it back down a couple of times before deciding to actually purchase it.  I have seen this brand in stores before but never gave it much consideration.

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CREME OF NATURE Argan Oil Line Review

I have a long relationship with Creme of Nature hair products, as they were one of my favorite hair care product lines back when I was addicted to the “creamy crack.”  When shopping for natural hair products, I would tend to overlook this particular line.  I think I skipped over them because I was used to using their products on my relaxed hair, and didn’t think I could achieve satisfactory results with my natural hair.

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