Cracked Wheat Salad with Dijon Brussel Sprouts

  • health + fitness
  • June 15, 2012
  • Ashley

Ingredients (a meal for 2 – if you’re alone, call a friend, and tell them you’ll cook tonight): 2 uncooked chicken breasts 1 can of mandarin oranges 1 cup of sliced almonds 1 cup cracked wheat 6oz of spinach (about 3 or 4 handfuls) Mango-Coconut Dressing (I recommend the following brand featured in the picture…

Top 7 Foods for Healthy Hair Growth

  • hair + beauty, health + fitness
  • June 14, 2012
  • Ashley

Seafood Some seafood like salmon and other fatty fish are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and B12. Omega 3s help prevent dry scalp, promoting healthy hair growth. Spinach and leafy greens Dark greens contain high levels of vitamin A and vitamin C which help produce sebum. Sebum helps shield the hair and lock in moisture.…

Green Smoothie Recipe: Spinach Coco-berry Smoothie

  • health + fitness
  • June 14, 2012
  • Ashley

Ingredients: 1.5 C. coconut milk 1.5 C. water 1.5 C. blueberries (frozen or fresh) 1.5 C. raspberries (frozen or fresh) 1.5 C. baby spinach (washed) 4 raw egg yolks 2-3 Tbs. honey or sweetener to taste Directions: Combine ingredients into a blender. Blend until smoothened to desired consistency. Add honey or sweetener to taste. Enjoy!…

Summer Trends: Orange Lips

  • hair + beauty
  • June 14, 2012
  • Ashley

  Try out some of these orange hues from affordable brands: Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Siren Moon Drop Lipstick in Orange Mood Drop Lipstick in Orange Flip Cover Girl Blast Flipstick Lip Color in Stunner Queen Collection Lip Color in Into the Red Mac Pro Longwear Lipcreme in Good to Go L’Oreal Colour Caresse…

Top 5 Vitamins for Hair Health

  • hair + beauty
  • June 14, 2012
  • Ashley

B Vitamins These include B3, B5, B6, and B12. B vitamins are known for promoting blood circulation and melanin production in the scalp and preventing graying, fading, and hair loss. B vitamins are found in a number of foods including brewer’s yeast, meat, fish, egg yolks, whole grain, and vegetables. Vitamin A Known to promote…

Wedding Hair

  • hair + beauty
  • June 5, 2012
  • Ashley

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TGIN-Style: Straightening Natural Hair

  • hair + beauty
  • June 5, 2012
  • Ashley

[youtube]q406ucIttLE[/youtube] Stylist: PrettyDimples Goal: To have straight natural hair that moves Products: Shampoo to co-wash hair and a heat protestant, the stylist used Zone Heat, Protection Spray and a flat iron. Level of difficulty: Easy The stylist in the video co-washed her hair and then let it air dry over night. Once dry, she sectioned…

7 Vitamins for Healthy Hair Growth

  • hair + beauty
  • June 5, 2012
  • Ashley

Good nutrition is just as essential to healthy hair growth as it is to your overall health/well-being. Just as your body needs a variety of nutrients in order to function properly, there are several vitamins and minerals that can help to can maximize your hair’s growth and potential. • Vitamin A produces healthy sebum in…

Nightime Routine: The Pineapple Method for Natural Hair

  • hair + beauty
  • June 5, 2012
  • Ashley

[youtube]http://youtu.be/lzr_tora6CM[/youtube] Now, doesn’t this one sound fun. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the term, when you pineapple your hair, it’s the procedure used to preserve your curl pattern. What it entails is massaging some of your favorite hair oil into your scalp and on your ends. Then using a headband (preferably one…

TGIN Styles: Kinky Half Wig (Protective Style)

  • hair + beauty
  • June 5, 2012
  • Ashley

[youtube]kjdGGE2p0v8[/youtube] A lot of you are looking for a protective style to rock this winter. Well, here’s a great one from PrettyDimples. A half wig is a great option for those of you who like to wash your hair frequently or just want to experiment with a new look. Living in Chicago, I like to…

Sealing Your Ends 101

  • hair + beauty
  • June 5, 2012
  • Ashley

Ladies, we’re always going to have haters in life. That hater can be a co-worker, a neighbor, your man’s ex-girlfriend (umm, but that’s a different story for a different time). Either way, you’re going to have to learn how to nip the hater in the butt. Our hair is no exception. No matter how much…

5 Bedtime Tips for Maintaining Natural Hair

  • hair + beauty
  • June 5, 2012
  • Ashley

work. Naturals around the world spend hours in their bathroom combing, moisturizing, spritzing and all that jazz just to make sure their hair is at its best. But the real magic happens at night. Right before we count our sheep, we should be partaking in some kind of hair reggy to keep our tresses healthy…

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