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Keeping Your Hair Tight Inside And Outside The Gym

We’ve all been there: body goals are on the agenda, but you don’t want to mess up your hair.  This is sure to slow down your progress, because who really wants to sweat out their new hairstyle? No one. So

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REVIEW: Tyler, The Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw Is A Safe Space For All

“There’s so many different kinds of people here,” my friend said. It’s the first thing you notice when you walk onto the grounds of LA Colosseum for Camp Flog Gnaw. The carnival is the brain child of Tyler, the Creator.

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5 Women That Slayed Their Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival Performance

The music industry can be an intensely male-dominated space. Tyler, the Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw carnival made sure that wasn’t the case. Although we’re only talking about five of them, the festival lineup was at least 20 percent women, whose

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Fitness Friday: Intensify Your Workouts With Resistance Bands!

At-home workouts can be a major time-saver, but you can hit a plateau pretty quickly. That’s where resistance bands come in. Resistance bands were designed to force your muscles to work a little harder. Often the bands will come in

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How To Stay Positive on Your Vegan Journey

I hate to say this, but being a vegan can be hard sometimes. I’ve been trying for almost two years with much success, but there are times where I give in and indulge. Your taste buds change, and after a

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#BeautyTipTuesday: 5 Ways To Wear Fenty Beauty Match Stix

Diversity is the theme of Rihanna’s new makeup line, Fenty Beauty. The multi-faceted pop star made headlines earlier this month for achieving what many makeup brands struggle to do: create products that work on every skin tone. However, the shade

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Reset Your System For Fall With a Nutritional Detox!

We’ve talked about detoxing from the internet, now on to the body. No, this isn’t about teas. Every once in a while it’s good to give your system a reboot, especially if you consume a lot of animal-based proteins. What

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Poppin Pink Sneaker Releases Of The Month

Milennial pink is in. Sneaker brands have been cashing in with both genders with the color of the summer. From Nike to Puma, here are this month’s hottest pink releases. Nike Air Max 97 Ultra “Metallic Rose Gold” Available now at

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The Scoop On Caring For Color-Treated Hair

There comes a time in your natural hair journey where you just want to switch up your look. Some of us opt for a cool haircut, while others dive into the world of hair color. For the later, this can

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Kim Kardashian’s KKW Beauty Receives Major Backlash From Beauty Community

Love her or hate her, Kim Kardashian West is a force to be reckoned with. She almost single-handedly ushered in the era of being famous for being famous, and keeps the money rolling in with her multiple business endeavors. Earlier

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How To Fix Inflammation Symptoms For Good

Inflammation occurs in many different forms. Period cramps, acne, and skin conditions like eczema are all common cases of inflammation. Typically, when we notice inflammation, we take medication to fix the symptom rather than the root cause, but unfortunately, it may be

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#BeautyTipTuesday: Simple Face Spritzes For Trouble Skin!

Lets face it: everyone has skin problems. While clean eating and clean products help a lot, there always seems to be something going on with your skin. Thankfully there are simple, natural solutions to just about every skin ailment around. Face

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Classic Meals Made Vegan: Spaghetti & Meatballs

Once you decide to make positive changes in your life there will always be something trying to bring you back to your old lifestyle. Food cravings can get intense. What do you do when you have a craving, but it’s

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BEAUTY TIP TUESDAY: Moisturizers For Summer Skin

Skincare is important year-round, but summer gives us a few more things to be concerned about. During the warmer months, it’s important to keep your skin moisturized as well as protected from the sun in order to prevent sun damage

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Your Guide To Getting Summer Time Fine

Summer is right around the corner. This is the time where people generally rev up their physical activity in order to shed a couple extra pounds for the summer. Luckily, if you haven’t followed the “summer bodies are made in

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FITNESS FRIDAY: Cardio For The Anti-Runner

For most of us, even just the thought of running sucks. Hearing someone say, “I’m going on a 5-mile run,” is as confusing to us as hearing someone declare the sky is green. Of course, cardio is essential in order

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DOIN’ IT WELL: Chakra Healing

Chakras are energy centers that affect different parts of who you are: your emotional state, how you view life, and your overall health. If you recently went through a big change in your life and are experiencing some side effects,

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SOLACE SUNDAY: The Importance of Minimalism

Minimalism is on the rise. The movement, characterized by living with intention rather than buying things to buy them, has steadily gained traction over the past few years. On the surface it may seem like a crazy idea – living in

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SCHOOL GIRL CRUSH: Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling started his career at the tender age of 13 on the Mickey Mouse Club. He shared the spotlight with other kids who would go on to be some of the biggest names in the industry, including Justin Timberlake,

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SOLACE SUNDAY: Crystal Healing 101

Crystal healing is a form of alternative medicine that uses crystals in order to promote physical and spiritual healing. The practice goes back nearly 6,000 years, and it is said that ancient Egyptians believed in the mystical power of crystals.

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Nudes Anyone? Must Have Lipstick Staple

Nude lipstick is a makeup must have. Whether you’re going glam or doing the bare minimum, there’s always a need for a nude lip. For women of color, finding your perfect nude can be a pain. Not to worry, our

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WOMAN CRUSHIN’ IT WEDNESDAY: Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi is the ultimate millennial. She’s smart, funny, and speaks up about the issues that impact people who look and feel the same way she does. Since stealing our hearts as Zoey in ABC’s Black-ish, she’s been nearly unstoppable.

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SCHOOL GIRL CRUSH: Aubrey Graham A.K.A. Drake

Champagne Papi, aka Drake, wasn’t always the sex symbol he is today. In 2001, Aubrey Graham began his acting career as Jimmy Brooks in the ultra popular Canadian TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation. Jimmy was known as Spinner’s bestie and

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All The Amazing Benefits Of Gardening

  When you hear the word gardening, what is your first thought? Is it insects? Dirt? Your favorite grandma? Many people view gardening as something that is boring, but there are many exciting benefits of having your own indoor and/or

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