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Beauty

Am I Having a Stroke?

Skin series: Episode 3 The doctor walks in and immediately looks at my swollen eye. But before he says anything about it, he says “Hi Dana, So what brought you in today?” Me: “Im having an allergic reaction to something and I have no idea what it is.” Doctor: “Yes I can see it, I […]

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Beauty

“Sis?… Why your eyelids swollen?”

Skin Betrayal: Episode 2 You wake up one morning and your eyelids are swollen. Your pissed off because you are normally known for having good skin. So you ignore it and just think your eyelids should go back to normal by noon and you take yourself t0 work. Cuz real talk aint nobody calling out […]

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Beauty

My Skin Betrayed ME!

“What do you mean you’re not happy?, what do you mean that you don’t like cashews or avocados anymore? You have eaten guacamole before, eaten cashews on multiple occasions and have even tasted cashew milk here and there. Now you have made me look like not only a fool but a raccoon eyed blowfish with […]

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Diet/Health

Heavy Periods? Menstrual Cramps? Nausea /vomitting at 2am?

Have my periods always been heavy? Absolutely not. But I do believe that growing up eating red meat and foods that were not wholesome contributed to the heavy periods. In addition to this, I was also taking birth control pills. So put all of these circumstances together and you have heavy periods and cramping. This […]

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Self-Awareness/Natural Hair

Whats your favorite method for a Wash and Go?

There are many ways to conduct a wash and go. But when glycerin is not your friend, you become fearful of not even wanting to try a “wash and go.” However, with many trial and error, I learned what was beneficial for my hair and my ego! What I mean by this is that I […]

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Diet/Health

Liquid Vitamins For Registered Nurses?!!

🐛That look on my face is one of a nurse who takes her health seriously, especially during this trying time. I know I speak on behalf of many nurses who are now floated to different units because of the pandemic and are either loosing sleep, working in fear or working the night shift. 🐛As for […]

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Beauty

Skincare: Body Scrub by DOLLYMOO!

Who else is afraid of body scrubs? I use to be so afraid of them that at one point believed that they were going to take my skin off! Especially when my skin is prone to having random moments of eczema. But with Dolly Moo, not only did this product remove all of my fears […]

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Fashion!

Fashion: India inspired, handbags that ARE…… FREE OF ANIMAL CRUELTY!

So you have seen every purse and hand bag and are still not intrigued. Some purses begin to peel overtime, while others have defective handles. Then there are those that you just never wear. So you are literally afraid to invest in yet ANOTHER hand bag……..Well what if I told you that you can now […]

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Fashion!

I SEE IN PINK!

Nowadays, sunglasses have become so boring that every brand seems to be the same. Boring sunglasses range from being cheap and flimsy, to having a half-life of three days before it breaks, to the lens popping out of the sunglasses itself! So not only are you afraid to buy another sunglasses but you are over […]

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Beauty

Skincare: Vegetarian Skin care products and its benefits!

What exactly does it mean to be a vegetarian? Vegetarian simply means that an individual does not consume any meat/animal products or byproducts of animals. In addition to this, vegetarians do not take part in, acknowledge or consume anything by which animals are slaughtered. So what are by-products? By products are simply anything that may […]