Category : Fashion & Beauty

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 14 hours ago

The side effects of turmeric will make you be more careful while consuming it

Turmeric is a spice that supplies the skin with amazing benefits but has side effects when it's not properly used. Turmeric's primary effect on the body is that it decreases inflammation, which is associated with many health conditions. Turmeric is safe for most people when consumed in the required amounts found in food, but turmeric can have side effects when taken in large doses. Some supplements contain up to 500 milligrams of turmeric extract, and their labels recommend taking four capsules per day. When applied topically, there are little to no side effects of using turmeric on the face. The most common one is the formation of yellow stains on the skin. These usually fade away after a few days. Here are the side effects of consuming turmeric. Turmeric is very beneficial but has side effects that needs to be monitored [FirstCry Parenting]...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 16 hours ago

Spot all the best dressed celebrities at 'Your Excellency' movie premiere

The much-anticipated premiere of Your Excellency movie premiere was an event that had A-list celebrities in attendance. The movie premiere for EbonyLife production, 'Your Excellency' held at the newly unveiled EbonyLife Place, Victoria Island, Lagos on Sunday, December 8. The movie which was directed by as her directorial debut, Funke Akindele-Bello boasts of a star-studded lineup, and we can't wait to see the movie. The outfits spotted on the red carpet was a definition of elegance and class. Some of your favorite celebrities and casts of the movie brought their A-game to the event. ALSO READ: British Fashion Awards 2019: See all our favorite looks from the show From Funke Akindele-Bello to Toke Makinwa and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, here are some of the best-dressed celebrities at the premiere. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ #yourexcellencymoviepremiere #mylook #glamsquad Stylist @medlinboss make...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 3 days ago

Boost your fertility without delay by adding bitter leaf to your diet

Bitter leaf has a lot of benefits to your health, and a surprising fact is that it boosts fertility. Most people are more familiar with the other benefits of bitter leaf, but most people are yet to unlock its effect on fertility. According to research, the bitter leaf turned into a drink or juice is strongly has a positive effect on fertility. It boosts the functions of the reproductive system, balance hormones and help the ovary release healthy eggs. Bitter leaf contains nutrient that boost fertility [ece-auto-gen] Bitter leaf juice and tea helps in reducing the estrogen level in the blood. A high level of estrogen in the body prevents ovulation, causing infertility. Extracts from a bitter leaf, balance the progesterone and estrogen levels hence, improving ovulation and fertility. If you have infertility issue, you should consider adding a bitter leaf to your diet, but it has to be at the right amount....

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 4 days ago

Spot 7 outfits we'll love to steal from Jackie Appiah's wardrobe

Jackie Appiah is a fashionista and her unique styles are proof. It's Jackie Appiah's birthday and we can't help but acknowledge her fashion sense which has proven to be chic and classy. Over the years, she has proven how much of a style icon she is, either on the red carpet or the streets. Her distinct fashion sense screams ‘Star’ the moment you spot her. Whenever Jackie steps out, she serves the right style goals to die for. To celebrate the birthday of the award-winning actress, we'll be showing some of the looks that got us stuck on her Instagram page. Here are some of the fashionable looks from Jackie Appiah.\ ALSO READ: Build a style profile for yourself like Toke Makinwa Choose to shine. Outfit @ophelia_crossland Lashes @melzbeautylashes Styled by @bveystyling Photography @chocolate_shot_it MUA @nancyblaq #theperfectpicture10yearslater...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 4 days ago

Naomi Campbell breaks barriers as she becomes the first black woman to receive the Fashion Icon Award

Supermodel, Naomi Campbell is breaking barriers, and we're here for it. It was a heartwarming moment as Naomi Campell received the Fashion Icon Award with an emotional speech. On Monday, December 2, the British Fashion Awards 2019 held at the Royal Albert Hall, Kensington London. The British supermodel was presented with the night's top prize, Fashion Icon, during the star-studded ceremony. I am deeply humbled to have received the Fashion Icon Award last night at the 2019 Fashion Awards, joining a list of so many great women ♥️ Thank you to @97crush and @britishfashioncouncil for your long time support of me and my endeavors. I am grateful to my entire team, and to the list of amazing photographers, editors, stylists and designers I’ve had the opportunity to work with.  And lastly thank you to all the women of colour that came before me who I consider style icons. You have paved the way for me and inspired a generation. This award is for you. ???????? #FashionAwards #FashionIconAward | Thank you #SarahBu...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 4 days ago

You need to avoid these foods if you want to lose your belly fat

Belly fat is a major concern for most people and the kind of foods you consume has a lot to do with it. There are many reasons why people gain belly fat, which includes poor diet, lack of exercise, and stress. But today's article will focus on the foods that major contribute to belly fat. You might have been working so hard and trying several methods to get rid of your belly fat without checking your meal. This effort is incomplete. Organizing your diet in combination with the right fitness routine will help you lose that belly fat in no time. ALSO READ: Here's why you can't seem to burn your belly fat Certain foods should be eliminated from your diet if you want to get rid of your belly fat completely. Below are the list of foods. 1. Dairy products Dairy products are major contributor to be...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 4 days ago

British Fashion Awards 2019: See all our favorite looks from the show

British Fashion Awards 2019 held at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England and we spotted some eye-catching outfits. One of the most prestigious fashion show, British Fashion Awards 2019 held on Monday, December 2 with the most fashionable celebrities in attendance. The fashion show, organized by the British Fashion Council, recognizes the most innovative designers. The glamorous night brought out the best and brightest looks. From Rihanna's sparkling holster to Naomi Campbell's bare embellished gowns, the celebrities brought their A-game to the event. Tracee Ellis Ross opted for an ethereal white outfit complete with impressive jewels [Grazia Daily UK] Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the show in a lovely all-white Richard Quinn gown, and she did a great job as the host. Today's article will highlight some of the mind blowing looks we spotted at the 2019 British Fashion Awards....

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 5 days ago

Dior creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri to join Chimamanda Adichie and other Nigerian fashion designers at the "Wear Nigerian' Fashion Show in Lagos

As a proud Nigerian, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie embarked on the Wear Nigerian Project in 2017 in a quest to propel and promote Nigerian fashion brands on the global stage. To further advance this cause, the award-winning writer will be hosting the "Wear Nigerian" mini-fashion show on Dec 4th in Lagos. The mini-fashion show aims to recognize and celebrate the amazing work of Nigerian fashion designers while providing a platform for international exposure. Dior Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri, Chimamanda, and other guests will attend the mini-fashion show, which will feature jaw-dropping and unique pieces by Nigerian fashion designers and enlighten guests on the process involved in making some of our native textiles and fashion pieces. You too can be one of the guests to attend the mini-fashion show and other activities that will take place at this gala night billed for Wednesday the 4th of December. All you have to do is click https://forms.gle/5fGfHxnu2Lco2m6e7 to RSVP, and an invitation will be sent to you....

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 5 days ago

Here's why you need to use hair mask more often

Hair masks are treatments that are formulated with oils, butter, and other nourishing ingredients. Have you ever thought of why you need to use a hair mask more often? The deep nourishing properties of a hair mask play a vital role in adding shine and strength to your hair. Washing your hair doesn't replace using a hair mask. You can spend all your money buying the most expensive shampoo and conditioner and still experience hair damage. This is why you should give hair masks a try. In case you're wondering what benefits it has to your hair, you're about to find out. Today's article will expose you to the benefits of hair masks. Here are the benefits of hair masks. 1. It reverses hair damage Continually application of heat through blow dryers, hair straighteners, and curlers weaken your hair’s cuticle causing it to fall or br...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 5 days ago

Here are the effects of heavy backpacks on the spine

Backpack, commonly referred to as school bag in these parts, helps school-bound children carry their school items to school. And if the schoolbag comes with different compartments, even better. This makes it easier for children to stay organised through their day, with each item snugly stowed away in its compartment and reached for only when needed. But this backpack business is not all rosy. Sometimes parents are guilty of letting their kids overload them, and persistent carrying of heavy backpacks can affect your child's overall posture. If you're to abide by the specifications of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), your child's backpack should never weigh more than 10 to 20 per cent of their body weight. According to Jaime Quinn (DPT), Professional Physical Therapy partner and regional clinical director, NYC, there is much available research that points to the effects of carrying heavy backpacks in the long run. She explains, “Wearing a heavy backpack for prolonged periods may cause excessive strain on one's neck,...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 5 days ago

Swelling in pregnancy: What is normal and what is not

They warned you about nausea. You knew you'd gain some weight. But no one said anything about swollen fingers. And ankles and calves, and cheeks and toes. Swelling in pregnancy and when to worry, is incredibly common. In addition to your baby, your placenta and an increased fat store, your body is hard at work. It is making more blood and fluid to help support the growth of your baby. Including all the other changes your body is going through. All this extra fluid can make you look—and feel—fairly swollen. This swelling, doctors call it edema. Swelling in pregnancy: What is normal and what is not Your growing baby and uterus also put a lot of pressure on your circulatory and lymphatic system. This can contribute to the swelling as well. Some women start to notice the swelling early on, but it usually develops during the second and third trimester. Although we often have little control over the swelling, some things that can increase swelling during pregnancy include:...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 6 days ago

Pull off a chic style to work just like Jadore Fashion

Looking unbelievably stylish to work is achievable, and Stella Adewunmi of Jadore Fashion shows us how. Most people don't have the time to rifle through their entire wardrobe day after day, searching for an appropriate work outfit that's both stylish and comfortable. Well, we're here to give you some style guides. Today's edition of work styles, we'll be picking our style inspiration from style blogger, Stella Adewunmi, popularly addressed as Jadore Fashion on the 'gram. Fashion obsessed internet star whose long-running blog Jadore-Fashion has earned her tens of thousands of fans around the world for her unique look. Whether you work 9 to 5 in a business-casual office, in a creative field, or a more corporate setting, we’ve got some stylish outfits from Jadore Fashion to help you. ALSO READ: Upgrade your work wears with these stylish outfits Here are some of the looks you can jump on....

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 6 days ago

These are side effects of eating too many carrots

Carrots are crunchy vegetables that offer various benefits but has its side effects that you're probably unaware of. Carrots have a very high nutritional profile, and they're also a common ingredient in soups, stews, salads, and slaws. The most important nutrient is beta-carotene, which converts to vitamin A in the human body. Carrot also contains dietary fiber, which improves stomach and intestine conditions such as diarrhea or constipation. Studies have shown that beta carotene, which is one of the antioxidants found in carrot, is crucial for improving immunity in the body, protecting skin and eye health, and fighting free radical damage that can cause various forms of chronic diseases like cancer and heart disease. Carrot has side effects that are detrimental to your health [Britannica] However, when it's over-consumed, side effects that...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 6 days ago

Do we need numerous fashion weeks in Nigeria or something more?

Should banks be more interested in holding fashion weeks or investing in the fashion industry? Here's what Adebayo Oke-Lawal thinks. Fashion designer, Adebayo Oke-Lawal of Orange Culture expressed his view about the concept of fashion weeks organized by banks. The concept of fashion week, we believe is supposed to be about designers presenting collections for the new season to a room full of buyers, editors, media, other designers and industry experts. Can we say the same for the fashion events organized by banks? No, I guess. From Arise Fashion Week to Lagos Fashion Week, GTBank Fashion Weekend, Style By Zenith amongst others, Nigerians are fed with several fashion events between January to December. A worrying fact we need to pay attention to is the impact of these fashion events on the fashion industry itself. Adebayo Oke-Lawal of Orange Culture wants banks to invest in the fashion industry [Instagram/ Adebayo okelawal]...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 6 days ago

Identifying kids with high IQ: An age-by-age guide for parents

Is your threenager extra tall for her age? Or is your seven-year-old child always glued to a book? Parents, these could be signs that your child’s Intelligence Quotient (IQ) – the measurement of intelligence – is higher than average! Do you too have kids with high IQ? Various studies have revealed important indicators that identify kids with high IQ of various ages. As your child grows and passes through each of these ages, you may be able to check for these signs in him or her. Here’s an age-by-age guide for identifying kids with high IQ: Newborn: Having a bigger-than-average head! Kids with high IQ: A sign of this in a newborn is a large head! Mums, if your baby had a fairly large head at birth, it’s time to rejoice! According to a study published in the Journal of Molecular Psychiatry, there is a positive correlation between the size of...

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