Top Beauty Apps for Your iPad

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Your iPad can do just about anything.  It stores your music, works as a remote for your tv, stores whole books, posts pictures etc. It also pins your Pinterests, lets you communicate with friends and family on Facebook, tweets on Twitter, and just about anything else you can imagine. As if Steve Jobs didn’t create enough of… Read more »

9 Tips for Wearing Heels

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“Beauty is pain” is not simply a cliche; for us heel wearers it’s everyday life and women have been dealing with it since what seems like the beginning of time. You’ve seen our “Shoe of the Week” posts so it’s very apparent that we are high heel obsessed and you probably are too, so you… Read more »

3 Easy, Healthy Dorm Room Meals

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College life is already rough, but your taste buds don’t have to feel the pain. Create delicious meals in your dorm room without breaking your budget. Check out this video of Three Girls & a Mic whipping up an easy dorm room meal, the best part it only takes 5 minutes! Easy Chicken Lo Mein Simple Chicken and Sausage… Read more »

3 Beauty Techniques You Can Use in Your Sleep!

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Here are a few things that you can do to beautify yourself .. WHILE SLEEP! 1. Condition your hair Conditioning your hair is a great way to keep it healthy, lush, and gorgeous. There are many ways to do this, such as by shopping for leave-in conditioners or serums from your favorite brands, or making… Read more »

Top 10 Things Black Women Should Know About the Thyroid Gland

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Too much of anything is never a good thing. Unfortunately it’s no different when it comes to the our womanly hormone estrogen. An overproduction can pose serious health condition. If the production level of estrogen is not well balanced, it may block the thyroid hormones and cause under-active thyroid conditions. A common symptom for under-active… Read more »

7 Work Out Tips to Swear By

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1. Be Consistent The difference between success and failure in weight loss is consistence. Keeping up your work out routine will be the defining factor in your overall fitness goals. The #1 work out tip is committing to your fitness goals and executing. 2. Follow an Effective Exercise Routine The American Council on Exercise (ACE)… Read more »

5 Healthy Fast Foods

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Healthy fast food? Sounds like a contradiction right? You’re in luck if you just can’t seem to shake the drive-thru pit stops, now you don’t even have to stress it. Just opt for these healthier choices instead of the salt-loaded fries or Big Mac. If you know how to count calories choosing healthy might be… Read more »

Top 5 Nutrients That Accelerate Your Weight Loss

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We are all trying to stay in shape one way or another and those get fit quick commercials are so tempting at times. Sadly, there is no easy way to lose weight. It requires maintaining a healthy diet and regular exercise. On the bright side, their are some foods you can eat to accelerate weight… Read more »

Celebrities Who Shed the Baby Weight Fast!

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Aren’t you always wondering how celebs shake off the baby weight so quickly?! I’m not even prego and I wonder how to lose weight. Recently, reality star Kimbella Vanderhee of “Love & Hip Hop” showed off her 20 pound weight loss after only 2 weeks! Kimbella Vanderhee recently gave birth to a 7 pound, 3… Read more »

The Chec-Mate Application: A New App to Check Your HIV Status

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It is so important to take control of your sexual health. That also goes for using protection during sexual encounters, another key element in staying healthy is knowing your status. While most people probably schedule their STI (sexually transmitted infections) tests with their primary doctor, some are too shy to broach the subject with their… Read more »

Is Alcohol Hurting Your Fitness Goals?

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As college students, looking good and partying are two of our most important and favorite things to do. Unfortunately the 2 don’t always go together. Partying most definitely includes drinking, heavy drinking that is and that really does nothing for your figure. Freshman 15 can easily become Freshman 30 and not just because of the… Read more »

The Dangers of Beauty: Butt Shots

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(before and after of Vanity Wonder) These days lots of women are on the craze to gain a ‘fat booty.’ Instead of doing squats and working out, girls are going for the quicker route, butt injections. Fat is the most common substance injected for implants among certified plastic surgeons, which is typically transferred from another… Read more »

3 Exercises to Keep Your Calves in Shape

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Staying in shape is very important.  Here are 3 exercises to Keep Those Calves in Shape. SQUATS Want toned calves, legs, and booty? There’s nothing better than squats! Directions: Make a sitting motion, then come back up without bouncing. For balance, extend your arms out in front of you. Complete 2 sets of 12. SINGLE-LEG CALF… Read more »

5 Smart Ways to Avoid a Negative Body Image

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No matter what your age or your gender,  it is so important to avoid negative body image. To suffer from this stress is very common, but it is possible to avoid it. It is important to embrace yourself. This is another addition to being a healthy person. You would be surprised how awfully a bad… Read more »