8 Natural Hair Remedies for Dandruff

  • health + fitness
  • December 13, 2012
  • Ashley

merelymarie.com[/caption] The dryness of winter can bring on a dry scalp and a lot of flaking. It's very common to experience dandruff and instead of resorting to expensive treatments, you can mix up your own remedies in your own kitchen with ingredients you may already have. Here are 8 natural remedies for dandruff that will…

Wheatgrass To-Go

  • health + fitness
  • August 14, 2012
  • Ashley

I don’t grow my vegetables or fruit that I juice every morning, so why would someone have the time to grow wheatgrass, especially if it’s something you use every day? But wheatgrass contains some of the most essential nutrients you need including cleansing your blood and stimulating your metabolism. Here are a few options for…

Saucy Grilled Shrimp: Light weight 4th of July Recipe

  • health + fitness
  • August 8, 2012
  • Ashley

You will need: For the Sauce: 2 ½ tbsp light mayonnaise 2 tbsp scallions, chopped fine 1 ½ tbsp Thai Sweet Chili Sauce ½ tsp Sriracha (or to taste) For the shrimp: 40 large (12.8oz) raw shrimp, shelled and deveined Fresh cracked pepper Oil spray Directions: Combine the mayo, scallions, sweet chili sauce and sriracha…

Chic of the Week Weight Loss Story: Adrienne Ambush

  • health + fitness
  • August 7, 2012
  • Ashley

Meet Adrienne Ambush and you’ll soon discover how much you can really gain in loosing. After the extreme hardship of being bedridden with viral meningitis along with a brain tumor, Adrienne was able to push herself towards her own goal to be the new person she felt she had become on the inside and out.…

Gabby Douglas Sacrifices to Wins All Around Gold Medal — Media/Twitter Focuses on Hair

  • hair + beauty, health + fitness, life + style
  • August 3, 2012
  • Ashley

Douglas said she had felt confident all along that she would win. “It was just an amazing feeling,” she said, giggling. “I was just like, Believe, don’t fear, believe.” Just five months ago, Martha Karolyi, the coordinator of the women’s national team, did not think Douglas had what it took to be an Olympian. She…

CFC Interview with Samyr Laine

  • health + fitness
  • August 1, 2012
  • Ashley

Imagine a man, 6'2", running at full speed. He takes three long strides and then jumps. Gracefully soaring through the air, he pulls his long legs up slightly underneath him and then lands, forcefully, in a pile of sand. You've probably seen this before because it's the long jump, one of the many competitive events…

The Scale: Your Accountability Partner

  • health + fitness
  • June 27, 2012
  • 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 to do this summer. But here a few reasons why the scale can be your friend: 1. After a week, if you don’t see any…

You Deserve A Pizza

  • health + fitness
  • June 27, 2012
  • Ashley

Instead of letting your brain give-in to dialing up the pizza shop down the street as a last minute resort, knowing the guilt will come later, try this healthy swap: Pizza ingredients: • 2 pitas (ideally sprouted or gluten free) • 4 Tbsp of tomato sauce/or 2tbsp pesto sauce • Handful of spinach • 4…

Everybody’s Doing It: TGIN weighs in on African-American Women and Botox

  • health + fitness
  • June 26, 2012
  • Ashley

It’s common knowledge that we women of color tend to age a lot better than our white counterparts. But just because we have good genes on our side doesn’t mean we might not want to “touch up” some areas that concealer can’t hide and foundation can’t cover up. So what do we do? Well, a…

Healthy & Diabetic-Friendly Recipe: Zesty Cobb Salad w/Spinach, Bacon & Avocado

  • health + fitness
  • June 24, 2012
  • Ashley

I was pleasantly surprised by how easy and delicious this was!! If you're looking for a delicious lunch/brunch salad that's packed with healthy goodies, look no further! The avocado has great "good fats" (like the ones found in nuts discussed here) and the bacon (in small quantities!) adds a great flavor. And of course, spinach…

Healthy Weight Secrets: 3 Habits of Trim People

  • health + fitness
  • June 24, 2012
  • Ashley

1. Eat breakfast. Eating a breakfast balanced with protein, carbohydrates and a little fat really will ensure that you don't overeat during the rest of the day! 2. Protein, protein, protein! Lean meats like fish and chicken are great ways to get protein into your diet. When I asked trim friends what their #1 protein…

3 Ways to Know If Your Workout Working

  • health + fitness
  • June 24, 2012
  • Ashley

here. 2. Keeping a Gym Log / Using Mobile Apps There are a TON of new applications you can add to your mobile device to track your workouts (and even to create new workouts for you!). MyFitnessPal is a great one but there are many others. If you don't have a mobile device, a good…

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