Category : Fashion & Beauty

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 hour ago

Here are 5 easy ways to detoxify your body

However, when these systems are compromised, and impurities aren't adequately dealt with, the body system will be affected. Basically, detoxification means cleaning the blood. And this is done by removing impurities from the blood, in the liver, where toxins are processed for elimination. The body also expels toxins through the kidneys, intestines, lungs, lymphatic system, and skin. A detox program can help the body's natural cleansing process by: Here are five ways in which you can detoxify your body system 1. Eat fresh food The most important cause of toxin accumulation is consumption of highly fried, processed, refined & packaged foods. Excessive oil, salt, and sugar act as toxins and lea...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 day ago

Showing skin doesn’t make you a ‘hoe’, it’s about a fit you - IG user fumes

Half nude, semi-nudes, all nude – in fact, IG has every ‘nude’ you can think of. Apparently all that skin showcase is to broadcast the effort of their fitness journey.  An IG user took to the social media platform to blast all those asking her to cover up her body. According to her, why should she cover up when she has a ‘lit’ body?  She said people should stop saying she’s a prostitute before she likes to take off her clothes on Instagram. Conferring to her, the real prostitutes are rather at church.  She said if their bodies looked like hers, they would be taking their clothes off on the gram too. She said, “Do you see this? Yes, I show my body. It’s lit. My titties are lit. My body is on fleek. I work out every single day. Yes B, I look good!” READ ALSO: This 5 minute bodyweight workout will challenge your entire body People don dey craze one by one ????????????...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 2 days ago

Want to find out which international brands deliver to Nigeria? Influencer, Dimma Umeh is the plug

Many of us have wanted to get clothes from international brands but stopped because we were unsure of their international delivery rules. Well, here comes Dimma Umeh to the rescue with her comprehensive list of Nigeria friendly delivery options. Nigeria does have a functioning postal service which, although sometimes unreliable, does allow us to send and receive parcels from international retailers. That's how most of your ASOS deliveries come so if, for example, you're sending a parcel from the UK to Nigeria, and you use the standard Royal Mail, your package will arrive just fine. A lot of people have got used to the system of finding someone who's travelling home to bring their goodies for them but that no longer has to be the case. Yes, your parcel may take longer to arrive and you may have to pay a clearance fee depending on the value of the product but these days, it's much easier to get your things delivered straight to you. Anambra spice ???????? . SWIPE LEFT ???????? ⠀⠀ I have a new video on my ch...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 2 days ago

5 ways to white eyes naturally

White and bright eyes are a sign of great health as well as desirable. We all know how important having a very beautiful, soulful eye can be. Eyes don’t need a lot of diet control or heavy workouts. As we age our eyes change too, and not just regarding how they perform but also how they look to others. While burst blood vessels are relatively common, yellowing, dullness and discolouration are even more so. The good thing is that the eyes are actually pretty low-maintenance, generally. Simple upkeep every now and then ensures they’ll remain healthy year after year. Pulse.com.gh brings 5 foods that makes the eyes whiter. 1. Use Cucumber Cucumbers are known to have a high water content making them the best alternative for brightening you eyes. They also assist in minimizing dark circles that are gotten from being tired and lack...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 2 days ago

These Nigerian foods should be avoided at night

Different circumstances may force you to eat late at night. Some of these circumstances may have been completely out of your control or firmly within. However, there are Nigerian foods to avoid at night. Sometimes, even though you have eaten before bedtime you may later be jolted awake by sharp pangs of hunger after a few minutes of tossing and turning. Maybe, you were too busy during the early hours of the night and when sleep finally swooped in you succumbed and went to bed hungry. Only to have to wake up later to eat. Or perhaps you’re expecting to fast the following day and your brilliant idea is to eat a lot at midnight to compensate for tomorrow’s deficit. Whatever the case these things happen. Eating late at night in and of itself is not as damaging as it has been made out to be. If you have to, there are Nigerian food to avoid at night. 5 Nigerian Foods To Avoid At Night Bread These Nigerian foods should be avoided...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 2 days ago

Fashion label Lisk introduces their star-studded 'Inclusivity and Diversity' collection

Lisk is a new fashion venture with the goal of building the biggest fashion brand out of Africa. Lisk is a fashion outfit that makes tailored custom made outfits and accessories. The brand is using technology as a means to bridge the gap in the fashion industry in Nigeria. For their debut collection, LISK introduced the 'Inclusivity and Diversity Collection'. For its 2020 collection, LISK embodies what fashion is all about with regards to Individuality and Inclusion, Inspired by the everyday individual, this collection portrays an inclusion in fashion. We have always been about the individual and we carefully tailor our outfits to suit them. We can’t help but show how versatile we are as we showcase different outfits that fit into the daily lifestyle of an individual from the board room to the Owambe and everything in between.  Thee campaign features Kelechi Amadi-Obi, Denola Grey, Idia Aisen, Damilola Ogunsi, Davou Pwajok and Tosin of The Styleinfidel....

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 2 days ago

Adesua Etomi and Dakore Egbuson-Akande are ethereal on the cover of Accelerate TV's 'The Cover'

Nollywood beauties Adesua Etomi-Wellington and Dakore Egbuson-Akande are the cover stars on this month’s Accelerate TV’s “The Cover”. The two stars look regal wearing tulle Mai Atafo dresses as they talk about their careers, navigating Nollywood and reveal their most outrageous on set experiences and their exciting new roles in the new movie, The Setup. ALSO READ: Serena Williams stuns on the cover of Teen Vogue Speaking about the the cover shoot with the two stars, the author writes, "When it became official that Adesua Etomi-Wellington and Dakore Egbuson-Akande would cover this month’s The Cover magazine, I knew we were in for a treat. Having encountered both of them at separate occasions (that they would definitely not remember), my excitement was real. So one thing I knew for sure was that the vibe was going to be great. There wasn’t going to be all of those, “diva-ness” on set." On Dakore learning that she could act: “I didn’t realize I could act. I kne...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 2 days ago

Glamour magazine names the incredible Jackie Aina their influencer of the year

Glamour Magazine US has released its 2019 Women of the Year All Year list, celebrating 12 influential women in the beauty industry and youtuber, Jackie Aina was awarded the Power Influencer of the year. The Nigerian- American youtuber has worked with high-end beauty brands including Too Faced and just launched a new palette with premium beauty brand Anastasia Beverly Hills. Speaking about why they chose Jackie for the honour, Glamour writes, "The 32-year-old social media star isn’t afraid to tell it like it is. Her blunt beauty commentary, as well as her sense of humor and infectious personality, have earned her more 3 million subscribers on YouTube and 1.2 million followers on Instagram. From singing her “Jackie” theme to referencing memes left and right, she films videos that are impossible to watch without cracking a smile. While she started her channel with a traditional tutorial style, she really hit her stride when she let her personality shine through. " ALSO READ: Do you struggle with perfecting your concealer? Wel...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 3 days ago

5 foods to avoid if you have stomach ulcer

Trying to manage or heal stomach ulcers? See foods to stay away from as an ulcer patient... Ulcer happens when painful sore forms around the stomach which happens when the thick layer of mucus meant to protect the stomach digestive juices is reduced in which case, the digestive acids eats away the tissues lining the stomach! Stomach ulcers can be cured if prompt attention is paid to it (in form of drugs, lifestyle management amongst other things, another thing that helps to keep ulcer in check is the type of food one eats. ALSO READ: 6 Symptoms of stomach ulcer In ulcer patients, some foods are best avoided so as not to keep irritating the already sore area: 1. Spicy Seasonings/Foods Spicy foods irritate the lining of the stomach and by extension the sore area. Spicy foods are also known to make ulcer symptoms worse in some ca...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 4 days ago

4 reasons why you should apply onion juice on your face

Onions can make you cry but add flavor to our dishes and also plays a key role in our beauty regimen. It is a great source of flavonoids as well as antioxidant vitamins, such as Vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E. All these help in protecting our skin cells from the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays. When it comes to taking care of our skin, it is always advisable to use kitchen ingredients for effective results. Here are more reasons why women should have onions in their kitchen for culinary and beauty purposes. READ ALSO:4 home remedies to get rid of smelly feet Get brighter skin Regular application of fresh onion can help us get rid of the dull and lifeless skin. The antioxidants and vitamins present in the vegetable give the skin cells a significant beauty boost, which results in a healthy, radiant skin. To remove...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 5 days ago

H&M launching very first African designer collaboration with South African label Mantsho

H&M has revealed their very first collaboration with an African label, South Africa’s Mantsho, celebrating “the elegance and vibrancy of Africa” and allowing them to "explore a vibrant world of bold prints, creative cuts and confident styles." The collection, which will launch online on August 15th and in selected stores in the UK, will feature “flowy, easy fitting cuts, frills and gathers” in a range of colour palettes from blues, browns to blacks, hues of pink and amber reds as well as colourful espadrilles, chunky earrings and a clutch bag complete the print-heavy collection. “This is my love letter to the world from Africa,” says Mantsho’s head of design, Palesa Mokubung. “I hope customers around the world will enjoy this ensemble of my stand-out pieces from my last three collections. Palesa Mokubung is the first African designer to collaborate with retail giant H&M. The Mantsho label, meaning ‘black is beautiful’ in Mokubung’s native Sesotho language, was created in 2004 and has since graced numerous runways wo...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 5 days ago

5 natural ways to remove black spots at home

Try some of these clever natural solutions. Black spots are left after acne is treated and its prevalent amongst almost all teenagers during puberty. For many black spot sufferers, the prospect of living blemish-free can easily lead to a medicine cabinet full of chemical creams and oral medications. While these treatments may offer immediate and powerful results, they also tend to carry a long list of side-effects. For those who desire a safe alternative to get rid of the scars left behind from pimples and acne, try some of these clever natural solutions. Aloe vera gel is a fantastic remedy to get rid of acne scars. It regenerates damaged tissues and decreases swelling on the affected area. Regular usage of aloe vera gel also helps prevent breakouts, resulting in smoother skin. How to use: Take an aloe vera leaf, peel the oute...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 6 days ago

Back pain causes, symptoms, and remedy

Back pain is indicative of an imbalance in the physiological structure of the back. It can also be as a result of hormonal imbalance, or infection. Back pain is a pain at any segment of the back, be it the neck pain (cervical), middle back pain (thoracic), lower back pain (lumbar) or coccydynia (tailbone or sacral pain). While it is not a disorder but a product of an underlying medical condition, it is so common that nine out of ten adults will experience it at some point in their lives. But for some people, it is one of the most common reasons that brings ugliness to their everyday life. It has even led some to an endless appointment with the doctor; refusing to let them be despite numerous medications. But what are the causes of Back pain? Just as it is with any pain in the body, back pain is indicative of an imbalance in th...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 6 days ago

5 unbelievable foods that secretly kill your sex drive

Unknown to most people, there are some foods that can be said to be poisonous when it comes to matters of health. When it comes to food, everything we consume can either be of benefit or detriment to our health. There are foods, especially fruits, which help boost our immune system to enable the body fights off any possible illness. There are also others that serve as a natural medicine to the body. But unknown to most people, there are some foods that can be said to be poisonous when it comes to matters of health; especially in our sex life. And this is because they tend to kill our sex drive over time, secretly. However, in other to help you make sure your romantic evening isn’t cut short, we decided to put together five hormone-altering, sense-changing foods and drinks. You will be doing yourself some good these foods off your date-night menu....

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 week ago

Pulse Opinion: The illusion of the plus-size industry

Pulse explores the burgeoning plus-size industry and examines whether plus-size models are a true representation of ‘the average woman’ or whether we have just been sold another dream parading as ‘the answer’.  For years, plus-size women were marginalised by the mainstream fashion industry despite a large percentage of women worldwide being over a US size 10. According to a study from the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, the average American woman is between a size 16 to 18. As society progressed and more marginalised groups are refusing to be ignored any longer, we noticed a shift and now brands are striving to be inclusive but how plus-size is plus-size?  According to the industry, plus-size is anything above a size 8. The majority of plus size models are no bigger than a UK size 12 and brands are projecting an image of largesse that in reality isn't very big at all. Again, bigger women find themselves on the fringe of the very industry designed for them, or so they are told. ...

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