9 hair makeovers to try this year

2015 introduced us to balayage, opal hair color trend among others. With 2016 almost reaching its period halfway, you better make a hair makeover move.

If you’re still unsure what to do with your hair, you can always go to your reliable and professional hair expert to consult with and ask for their recommendations.

Or, a great alternative to consulting with an expert would be getting a good look with these celebrity approved hair makeovers.

Whether it’s a complete makeover or just an upgrade, take a look at these current hair trends that will surely take your breath away and will make you want to go straight to the salon and get it done.

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Short Side Bangs 2016

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We know you’ve been thinking hard about getting a bangs for the first time since grade school. Think twice or thrice or multiple times, think hard. After a reasonable period Read more

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Top Models Approach to Healthy Living

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Most of us believe that lives of supermodels are all about glamour, travelling and having fun. But looking perfect at all times is not as easy as it seems. Preparations for the fashion weeks, castings and important photo shoots require certain sacrifices and a lifestyle that will ensure that their bodies will remain in top shape for the catwalk.

This, of course, involves regular visits to the gym, strenuous exercising, getting a lot of sleep, staying hydrated, and also doing yoga and meditation to balance the mood and banish stress. But eating properly is just as important, especially during those hectic days when it is hard to keep any good habits at all between two shows. Here is how to eat like a supermodel.

1. Start Light in the Morning and Go Heavier as the Day Goes on

It is important to start your day with something that … Read more

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How I changed my diet in 5 easy steps

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If someone told me years back that I’ll be able to stop eating hot dog every day, I would probably have looked at that person and laughed. Seriously I was a junk food addict. I loved and enjoyed eating junk food every day. I also had the bad habit of eating late. Imagine eating eba by 10pm (I know! what???) I didn’t care about what it did to my skin or body. Yup I would gain weight like crazy every now and then.
I would look at a picture of Beyonce and say “body goals” but I didn’t do anything about it. I honestly never taught eating healthy was a big deal. Sometimes when I would want to do something about it, I’ll just go for a short jog and in my mind I’ve done something big and I should probably have lost 5kg. Ha!

My wakeup call came … Read more

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Don’t fret: Easy ways to regain your hair’s health

All the dyeing, ironing, blow-drying, curling and all other hair treatments have left your hair in a terrible condition. The last thing you want in order to restore your hair’s nourishment would be to cut your long beautiful mane.

Don’t plan on going to the salon just yet. If you think there really isn’t anything you can do to save your hair, run to your stylist to cut the damage away; let it be your ultimate last resort.

Repairing your unhealthy locks or trying to get your locks in the healthiest state possible isn’t a simple task. There are no overnight treatment to fix the damages and have it in its best and natural strands so you’ll have to remedy it constantly.

Step away from too much heat. Too much styling: blow drying, curling, straightening and the likes can make you feel like an A-list celebrity walking in a red Read more

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Top 5 Essential Oils for DIY Home Spa

Since the inception of Mankind, people have been much conscious about their physical look and appearance. Especially in the case of women, this statement holds true. In order to attain an attractive and charming look, men and women have left no stone unturned. As of now, most of the persons are ready to take any kind of Ayurvedic or Contemporary beauty procedure to attain a gorgeous and youthful skin. Starting from cosmetic surgeries to temporary makeups and spa to massage, we never think of from monetary perspective when it comes to attain a beautiful and gorgeous skin. As the saying is, the best things in the life are free, we should seek an alternative medication that will help us to attain a flawless and young skin. A Spa is also such a kind of natural skin rejuvenating method that has been in vogue since the Medieval times. In this blog … Read more

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6 helpful tips on how to eat healthy this holiday season

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It’s that time of the year again, the time for lots of parties, family get together, weddings, office end of the year dinners and this means food, food and more food! Who else is as excited as I am??? That’s right I’m a big foodie.

You may be thinking “I just started eating healthy and working out, so all of my efforts will just go to waste like that?” Umm no it doesn’t have to go to waste so you can relax now. There are ways you can enjoy all these parties and food without gaining 30 pounds.

1) Keep healthy snacks at your disposal always
Sometimes even if we aren’t hungry, we still just want to eat something because during this period, food and drinks everywhere and always nearby. It’s very easy to get tempted and eat more than you need to.
But when you have … Read more

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Can water help you lose weight?

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I posted on my BBM channel http://www.pin.bbm.C003B44FE how important it is to drink water and someone asked how possible it is to lose weight by drinking water. I wanted to explain immediately but I realized that 400 letters isn’t enough to talk about the relationship between water and weight loss so let’s break it down here.

Water does not have some magical power to burn fat but it helps with your weight loss effort. 8 glasses a day is recommended by a lot nutritionist. If you take tea a lot, you can reduce your water intake for the day.

One way water can help in weight loss is by stopping you from over eating. Staying hydrated can help stop over eating. A good way to know if you are hydrated is to check the colour of your urine. If it is clear or light yellow, you are good but if … Read more

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6 MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT HEALTHY LIVING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

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It’s so amazing that more people are trying to live healthy these days, not just to lose weight but to actually have a healthier body. There are lots of theories on the internet about healthy living and weight loss. It’s been hard to figure out what is true and what isn’t concerning nutrition. Let’s walk through some of the top misconceptions out there right now.

1) Common belief that eating carbohydrates even low amounts can increase body weight.
Foods containing carbs can’t be cut off from a healthy diet as they provide fiber, sugars and starch which supply energy to the body in the form of glucose and this is the source of energy for human cells, tissues and organs.
Your body needs carbohydrates for energy so don’t completely eliminate it from your diet. There are ‘good’ carbohydrates for you.
8 slices of bread isn’t ideal but when eaten right, … Read more

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Brace your skin – the winter is coming

Brace your skin – the winter is coming

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Winter, with all the snow and holidays and family reunions and reruns of our favourite TV shows, can be a romantic season. Yet, what lurks behind it are possible skin problems, due to cold weather, wind, rain, gases, and indoor heat. Hence, it is important to nurture your skin properly and keep the fresh tone we all like so much. So stay tuned for some tips and tricks on how to give your skin some proper winter treatment.


Lifeless hair

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One of the reasons for our hair to feel lifeless and lackluster is because it is exposed to different temperatures on a daily basis. While outdoor, where it is cold, we wear hats and caps, to keep the head warm, and while indoor, the heating is on, so temperature shocks affect the hair.
To solve this problem, use a lot of conditioner. Silicone drops can do wonders to your … Read more

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5 Superfruits You Must Incorporate Into Your Diet For Amazing Health

Superfoods are all the rage but have you heard of superfruits? Superfruits are loaded with antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, but not all fruits fall under the superfruit category. Five superfruits you should introduce into your diet include goji berries, pomegranates, figs, acai berries and mangosteen. To gain optimal nutrients from each superfruit, it is best to consume in its most natural, raw form- not processed or cooked.

So what’s all the hype around superfruits we know they are healthy for us, but what are the benefits? Consumed on a regular basis superfruits can help you live a longer, prevent disease and maintain a healthy weight- just to name a few!

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Pomegranates contain punicalagin a powerful antioxidant. It attaches itself to free flowing radicals within the body to neutralize them, otherwise free radicals cause damage to cells within the body. Pomegranates are also high in vitamin k, which has been … Read more

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