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By: rjeter

Hair loss can be caused from various factors, including tight braids, alopecia, over processed,  etc.  One of a stylist’s best attributes is finding a creative style that will camouflage the defect; hence providing the client with a sense of confidence. There are various ways to cover or make sure these areas are not visible.  To cover damage area:  Braid small…

By: rjeter

  Want something different to add to your summer fruit fare this year? Try kiwi and mango. KIWI Kiwis are small fruits, typically with a fuzzy brown skin, green flesh and black seeds. Although the skin is edible, many people just eat the sweet and tart fruit inside.  There are many ways to enjoy this nutritious, versatile fruit but the…

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                      STRETCHES TIP:  Warm-up before stretching.  Did you know your body sends out natural painkillers when you stretch? To protect your tissues, you need to fill them with blood which then raises your cardiac pulse. The only way to do this is by working out.  Stretch Your Neck Tilt your head to the left, with your ear to the shoulder. …

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Most people know Aloe Vera for the soothing and healing sunburns but in reality it is a natural, potent plant that offers a variety of medicinal benefits, such as: Halts colon cancer Heals the intestines and lubricates the digestive tract Ends constipation Stabilizes the blood sugar and reduces triglycerides in diabetics Prevents kidneys from diseases, such as kidney stones Functions…

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Tree braiding is a versatile hair style that is becoming very popular. It is achieved by combining cornrows with the look and feel of free flowing hair. This style gives your hair a break from chemicals, heat styles, brushing and combing and is almost undetectable if done properly. To achieve this hairstyle, small portions of hair is removed from the…

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In the summertime, more skin is exposed to sunlight longer and to others.  We want to have clear skin, strong teeth, bright eyes and shiny hair.  This signifies health and wellness.  We always want to look our best, so what foods should we eat to promote that glowing appearance?  Is it refined sugar that we find in most foods or…

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        Some love it!  Others hate it!  Yet, it is certain that none of us can do without what I fondly refer to as Aqua Ade.  We must all consume adequate amounts of water.  This is relevant not only for one seeking to sculpt a new body and wellness, but as an everyday practice.  And, when there are extenuating circumstances…

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Given the prominence of coupons and big-box discount stores today, groceries are another realm that appears ripe for saving. While there’s much said in the personal finance world about the dangers of going shopping on an empty stomach, doing the opposite isn’t necessarily the cure. Hitting the grocery store when you’re not hungry at all — or simply trying too…

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Serving:  6  Blackberries –  10 ounces (frozen) Blueberries –  1 cup (fresh) Blueberry pomegranate juice – 3 cups Ice – 2 cups Blueberry yogurt – 6 ounces Lemon  juice (fresh)  – 2 tbsp. Agave syrup – 2 tbsp. Wheat germ – 2 tbsp. Combine, cover and blend until smooth.

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Cook fresh corn on the cob in microwave (see times below) with husks and silk intact. They will cook in their own natural moisture. Place on dampened paper towel. Turn ears over and rearrange after 1/2 cooking time. When ears are hot to the touch, remove and wrap in kitchen towel or foil. Let stand at least 5 minutes. Remove…