Tone your Arms and Shoulders with 4 Easy Exercises

  • health + fitness
  • August 27, 2014
  • Ashley

Ready to have toned arms and shoulders? Try these four exercises to help sculpt your upper body. 1. Overhead Triceps Extensions Place a dumbbell in both hands and hold it above your head. Make sure your elbows are bent. Extend your forearms straight up, keeping your elbows stationary.  Bend your elbows to return to the…

This Week’s Green Smoothie: Spinach, Strawberry and Banana

  • health + fitness
  • August 27, 2014
  • Ashley

This week's green smoothie is simple, easy and delicious. Serves 2 Ingredients  2 cups of fresh spinach 2 bananas 2 cups of fresh strawberries *2 cups almond milk I used almond milk in this recipe but you can also use water or regular milk. Directions Blend all the ingredients together and enjoy! Tip: Blend the…

TGIN’s Quick + Dirty Guide to Portion Control

  • health + fitness
  • September 28, 2013
  • Ashley

As I spend more time thinking about ways to improve my eating habits, I start thinking more about portion control. It’s great to eat clean, but if you’re eating portions that are way too large, you undermine your diet! So here are 3 three ways to eyeball your portions to know if what’s on your plate…

Incorporate Your Scale Into Your Fitness Plan

  • health + fitness
  • September 3, 2013
  • Ashley

“I’m just going to work out for like a month straight, and then weigh myself at the end of that month or something.” This is what some of you plan on doing this Fall. But here a few reasons why the scale can be your friend: 1. After a week, if you don’t see any fluctuation in…

Protect Your Natural Hair While Swimming

  • health + fitness
  • August 31, 2013
  • Ashley

Summer's almost over but it's not too late for a dip in the pool while the warm weather lasts. Have questions about protecting your hair while swimming? We have answers! Q: Do I need to protect my natural hair every time I go swimming? A: If you only swim occasionally, maybe once or twice a year,…

Top 5 Summer Workout Songs for 2013

  • health + fitness
  • August 1, 2013
  • Ashley

askinyourface.com  If you're looking for a great summer playlist when you hit the gym, go for a run, or for when you just need some motivation, we have just what you need.  Here are a few top songs to workout to this summer! 1. On To the Next One- Jay-Z 2. I love it- Icona…

Summer Reading Mama Glow: A Hip Guide to Your Fabulous Abundant Pregnancy by Latham Thomas

  • health + fitness
  • July 29, 2013
  • Ashley

Are you expecting or trying to conceive? If so, Mama Glow is the book for you. Latham Thomas offers a holistic approach to pregnancy through nutrition, journaling, and affirmations. An essential guide for the expecting mama that wants to be balanced! How are you preparing for your pregnancy?

Benefits of Fruit and Natural Hair

  • hair + beauty, health + fitness
  • June 27, 2013
  • Ashley

You have probably head about eating fruits and veggies on the news or in the papers under the health section.  However, we want to show you a different take on fruits and how they can benefit your natural hair. Strawberries, pineapples, kiwis, melons and apples are great for the body and the hair!  Did you…

Sunscreen is for Brown Skin Too!

  • hair + beauty, health + fitness
  • June 17, 2013
  • Ashley

[caption id="attachment_20521" align="aligncenter" width="320"] qvelvet.com[/caption] Summer’s finally here and that means more time outside in the sun catching rays, but while you’re out having fun remember to use sunscreen. People with darker skin are less likely to develop skin cancer, but it is still possible and when it does happen it’s more deadly. Look…

You Can Touch My [Natural] Hair Event in New York City’s Union Square

  • health + fitness
  • June 14, 2013
  • Ashley

[caption id="attachment_20532" align="aligncenter" width="604"] aljazeera.com[/caption] “You Can Touch My Hair,” was a two-day event that was launched in New York’s Union Square, by the site Un’ruly, allowing people to touch the hair of black women.  Since this texture of hair is not very present in the media (e.g. magazines, movies, and television) it…

Don’t let the sweat get your hair down: 5 ways to wear your natural hair to the gym while exercising

  • hair + beauty, health + fitness
  • June 13, 2013
  • Ashley

So you are headed to the gym and are wondering how to style your hair. Believe it or not, the seemingly impossible IS ALWYAS POSSIBLE when it comes to styling natural hair. That's the beauty of texture: versatility. Here are 5 different ways of wearing your Natural Hair without having to concern yourself with sweating…

TGIN Buttercream Daily Moisturizer for Natural Hair

  • health + fitness
  • January 18, 2013
  • Ashley

Kiss Dry Hair Goodbye with TGIN Buttercream Daily Moisturizer. Enriched with shea butter, cocoa butter, and Vitamin E,  tgin Butter Cream Daily Moisturizer will give your strands the moisture they need and crave for soft, shiny, manageable hair. Product available online at www.tginstore.com New TGIN Moist Collection is specifically designed to increase moisture retention for textured…

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