How To: Get Rid of Preganancy Stretch Marks
May01

How To: Get Rid of Preganancy Stretch Marks

You love your baby.  You really, really do.  But when you look down and see those pale wriggly bands stretching across your belly that came courtesy of your pregnancy, it’s hard not to get dramatic, wailing, “Why, why, why?”  Or you love the weight that you finally took off after months of hard work and hard starving, but absolutely LOATHE the stretch marks that are working their way down your formerly chunky arms.  What to do, what...

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How To: Flatten Your Pooch
Apr30

How To: Flatten Your Pooch

Muffin top.  Spare tire.  Jelly Belly.  35-month pregnancy.  No matter what you call it, there’s nothing that can bring out deep-seated loathing quite like the sight of fat wiggling and jiggling all over your waistline.   Even women who are completely comfortable with their shapes can lose it when staring down at a baby-less belly that bulges and hangs outwards and then downwards. Fat in the mid-section can be very difficult to get...

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Letting Go of Toxic Relationships
Apr25

Letting Go of Toxic Relationships

Have you ever experienced this?   The cell phone rings.   It’s a friend on the other line but you choose to hit the “Ignore” button.  Why?  Because talking to that friend is one sided and most times you get off the phone feeling completely drained.   As women, we need our “girl friends” but sometimes when that relationship is not give and take, and you find yourself extending your time, emotions, energy or money to someone who takes...

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How To: Care For Color Treated Human Hair Extensions
Apr04

How To: Care For Color Treated Human Hair Extensions

Part of the allure of hair extensions is being able to change your entire look in the matter of an afternoon.  You can go kinky, straight, or wavy, with locks down to your feet or a short bob.  In addition to changing the length and texture of your hair, you can also change the color.   Many women get extensions specifically to try out a new color that would be too drastic a change or too damaging on their own strands.  Hair...

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How To: Protect Your Hairline
Jan27

How To: Protect Your Hairline

One of the most disheartening things for anyone is to see is their hairline wearing away.  It’s bad enough for a man, but it can be emotionally traumatizing for a woman.  African American women in particular, are especially prone to damaged hairlines due to the overuse of chemicals and hairstyles that cause stress on the hairline.  Traction alopecia, a type of hair loss directly connected to improper styling techniques and damaging...

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