Category : Fashion & Beauty

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 7 hours ago

5 foods to add to your diet if you have stomach ulcer

The pains ulcer patient can be reduced with the right foods. Stomach ulcers are sores that can happen in your digestive tract, including your lower throat (oesophagus), stomach and intestines. Ulcer occurs when stomach acid damages the lining of the digestive tract. Upper abdominal pain is a common symptom. Consuming the right foods will greatly reduce the possibility of ulcer patients going through any pain. Studies have shown that foods that are rich in antioxidants can greatly reduce the chance of getting an ulcer in the first place and cause other gastrointestinal problems.  If you've got ulcer, here are some of the foods you should consume. 1. Plantain Boiled plantain is one of the healthy diet for ulcer patients [Credit: Bannann Bouyi]...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 8 hours ago

7 common things that shouldn't be found in your bedroom

Due to the ever busy schedule of humans, people tend to turn the bedroom into a place where other activities are carried out which is quite unhealthy. The bedroom is mainly a place where people sleep or relax after having a long day. These are things that you should get rid of in your room as soon as possible: Food Having your meal or eating edibles on the bed is very dirty because you will most likely not wash your hands after the meal and also not wash your sheets if something spills on it. Eating in bed is most times associated with another activity like watching tv or reading, this might lead to overeating and puts you at a risk of indigestion. Leaving dirty dishes in the room as well attract pests. TV Just like mobile phones, installing a television set in...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 8 hours ago

How to use blade perfectly to shape the brows

Till now, the (razor) blade remains a favourite of many ladies for shaping the brows and you should try it too. Before Till now, the (razor) blade is still a favourite of many ladies for shaping the brows and generally getting them to stay 'fleeky'. Blade is generally a great way to get the brows neatly lined and defined though it's a repetitive process that doesn't last but for the moment it's the perfect tool. ALSO READ: Get to know why threading is the best way to tame brows Using the blade however requires a lot of practice before use as you can end up with overly thin brows (total turnoff), crooked brow shape (where in most cases you'd end up shaving everything off or fill/draw in with brow pencils and creams while praying for the brows to grow back- hopefully) or cutting yourself amongst other factors but when gotten perfectly, its about the best way to get brows in shape and very fast....

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 9 hours ago

Get your fitness journey started with these simple tips

The best way to enjoy your fitness journey is to start the right way. Starting a fitness routine can be intimidating especially with the thought of the heavy-looking machines in the gym. We're in the age where everyone is concerned about not just their mental but also their physical wellness. The physical wellness comes with having the right body shape and structure which can be achieved through exercises. Getting it right will only give you the result you desire. How would you achieve this result if you don't start off right. If you have made the decision to get your fitness right in 2019, then you need these tips to help you get it right. The way you start your fitness affects your attitude towards the journey. We want to help you start the journey the right way with the tips that provided in this article. Here's how to start a fitness journey the right way. 1. Find out why...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 day ago

Monochrome is the rave and here's how to rock it like style blogger - Ranti Onayemi

U.S based style blogger, Ranti Onayemi Blanchard is a pro when it comes to slaying the monochrome style. Black and white come across a very common color, some people still find it to pull the monochrome style off. One of the bloggers that never runs out of style when it comes to the monochrome look is none other than Ranti Onayemi Blanchard. The U.S based style blogger is addressed as Ranti in review on Instagram. We have come to agree that monochrome is Ranti's forte as she rocks it more than anyone would, maybe Janelle Monae. She shows off her trendy and edgy side while pulling off the monochrome look effortlessly. Ranti has perfected the art of slaying monochrome. You already black and white is a timeless trend in fashion. Want to look electric in monochrome at your next event? Try one of the looks in this article. 1. A mixture of casual while slaying the boss chic look...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 day ago

Here is why you should think twice before using a perfume

Research has even shown that there are MORE chemicals in perfume and cologne than in cigarette smoke. As odd as this may sound, especially if you’re hearing it for the first time, perfumes are not good for you because they are made of carcinogenic substances that make them hazardous to your health. Call it a perfume, cologne, toilette or whatever, the truth is we've all been victimized by it. How? Do you remember having a headache or sneezing badly, because of someone else's perfume? Yes, the perfume was so strong that regardless of how you tried you couldn't resist the fragrance, right? Well, it happened because you’re inhaling potential toxins and harmful substances that are causing a reaction in your body. And as weird as this may sound, it is potentially just as bad as "second-hand smoke". Research has even shown that there are MORE chemicals in perfume and cologne than in cigarette smoke...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 1 day ago

Watermelon: Here’s why every pregnant woman should make this fruit their favourite

The aforementioned nutrients are very useful for the development of the baby’s eyesight, immune, and nervous systems. Pregnancy is one of the most fulfilling experiences that could happen to any woman. But then, there are many challenges that come with being pregnant, with a good number of them related to health issues like acidity and heartburn. However, studies have it that watermelon does not only have cooling properties that help ease these problems, it also offers instant relief. In addition, the high water content (92 percent) and fruit sugars of watermelon have been shown to help alleviate morning sickness and dehydration; and the minerals it contains can help prevent third-trimester muscle cramps. Here are some of the reasons why every pregnant woman should make watermelon their favourite: 1. Watermelon helps reduce sw...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 2 days ago

Do they work? Here's the truth about slimming teas

It's the same cycle; we work hard and exercise, try and eat properly and for many people, we still can't seem to shift that annoying bloat. Do they work? Here's the truth about slimming teas As much as we want to look good, we also want to feel good and tummy bloat is an irritant for most. Sometimes, diet and exercise alone just won't do it and we need a little bit of extra help. Love these #slimmingteas so much. So effective???????????? . . . . . . . . #tealover #tealove #teatox #alphatox #relaxing #newteablends #refreshing #green #greentea #greenteblends #energy #healthy #natural #organic #fitness #fitfam #tea #better #goals The fitness industry is overflowing with 'quick fix' type products and one of the most popular, and heavily marketed, in recent times are slimming teas which claim to have a variety of magical results....

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 2 days ago

1 simple way to lift sagging breasts

Breasts sag when they lose their elasticity and this comes undesirable most times for ladies. Breasts sag when they lose their elasticity and this comes undesirable most times for ladies. Sagging breasts happen as an aging process though in some ladies it comes faster making it droop as against it being perky and bouncy. At this stage some ladies opt for some sort of enhancement or cosmetic surgery to keep the boobs up but some simple remedies work as well, they especially work better when done often to keep them perky even before they sag. ALSO READ: A step-by-step guide for brushing the teeth correctly The Ice Massage Ice massage is a common way that works to keep breasts perky and for sagging ones help to keep them back 'up'. The cold temperature in the ice helps contract the tissue which makes the breasts appear firmer and...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 2 days ago

Switch up your work styles with these 5 classy outfits

Looking good to work is one of the ways you can make a statement in your office. Slaying to every event is almost very important to ladies and work should not be an exception. Work outfits need to be carefully selected if you want to look good always. Except you have a particular dress code at your workplace, it’s quite admirable to pull off cool outfits to the office.  However, selecting the right kinds of outfits and looks are as important as shopping for clothes. You need to also consider picking outfits that are appropriate for your work environment. The outfits need to fit with the right style and colors. Contrary to popular opinions that work outfits need to look a certain way (serious), you can switch it up a bit. Guess what? We’ll help you with that. We can assure you these outfits will help you switch up your work styles. Here are some lovely looks that would help you switch your wor...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 3 days ago

The curious case of fatphobia and why those who created the body positivity movement are slowly being erased from the narrative

The body positivity movement began as a reaction to society's collective disdain of fat bodies. It was a a safe space for fat people who felt marginalised because of their size so why are they now being erased from the narrative? Body positivity is a social movement rooted in the belief that all human beings should have a positive body image, and be accepting of their own bodies as well as the bodies of others. The movement sets forth the notion that beauty is a construct of society, and poses that this construct should not infringe upon one's ability to feel confidence or self-worth. The curious case of fatphobia and why those who created the body positivity movement are slowly being erased from the narrative The body positivity movement has roots in the fat acceptance movement which began in the 1960's....

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 4 days ago

5 surefire ways to stop a panic attack in its tracks

Panic attacks are sudden, intense surges of fear, panic, or anxiety. They are overwhelming, and they have physical as well as emotional symptoms. A panic attack is an abrupt surge of intense fear or discomfort that reaches a peak within minutes, and during which time a variety of psychological and physical symptoms occur. These symptoms include rapid heart rate, sweating, shaking, shortness of breath, hot flashes, and lightheadedness, as well as a sense of impending doom, chills, nausea, abdominal pain, chest pain, headache, and numbness or tingling. If you’ve ever had a panic attack, you’ll know it can be both a terrifying experience and exhausting experience. Panic disorder is a diagnosis given to people who experience recurrent unexpected panic attacks meaning the attack comes completely out of the blue. Panic attack symptoms include sweating, shaking, shortness of breath, feelings of choking, chest pain, and a fear of dying. Here are 5 ways to stop a pa...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 5 days ago

21-year-old U.S. based model, Nyekachi Douglas wins MBGN 2019

Nyekachi Douglas, a 21-year-old U.S. based model has won the 2019 MBGN beauty pageant.  21-year-old Nigerian model based in the United States of America, Nyekachi Douglas has been crowned the 2019 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) beauty pageant. Douglas, who represented Rivers State as Miss Rivers, emerged the winner of the 32nd edition of the beauty pageant. Congratulations Miss Rivers @nyeka_d on clinching the title of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2019 Wishing you all the best #Mbgn #Mbgn2019 #BayelsaMbgn #MissRivers #Congratulations Miss Rivers defeated 36 other contestants who keenly competed for the crown on Friday, October 11, 2019, at the Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre in Yenegoa, Bayelsa.  ALSO READ: MBGN World, Universe stun in makeover photos Miss Douglas was rewarded wit...

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 5 days ago

Turmeric: Learn how to make body scrub for glowing skin

Watch how to use turmeric if you want a glowing skin in just weeks. Turmeric is an old Indian spice with a powerful medicinal compound called Curcumin. It's called the 'wonder spice' as it presents immense benefits to the skin. Turmeric when used for skin rejuvenates the skin and helps get rid of acne, dark circles and more as it possesses anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. There are many ways to use turmeric for the skin to lighten, tighten and the list goes on. Watch how to use this 'wonder spice' as a body scrub to achieve a glowing skin in a few week.

Living / Fashion & Beauty - 6 days ago

The health benefits of eating beans will surprise you

Studies have shown that beans provide the body with soluble fiber, which plays an important role in controlling blood cholesterol levels. Everybody knows that beans are a rich source of protein, but not too many people know that this food carries a lot of health benefit. Of course, beans contain amino acids which are the chemicals that combine to form protein and help build muscle. But recent studies have also shown that they are rich in a type of antioxidant called polyphenols. Antioxidants fight the effects of free radicals, which are chemicals that affect a wide range of processes in the body, from physical aging to cancer and inflammation. There other surprising health benefits that come with eating beans; read on to see five of them. Here are five surprising health benefits of eating beans 1. Beans can help lower choleste...