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Hyperpigementation & How to Get Rid of It!

Hyperpigementation & How to Get Rid of It!

Sugar scrubs, glycolic acid, peels, masks, there's all kinds of products out there that claim to address hyperpigmentation. But what is hyperpigmentation?  Hyperpigmentation is a very common (typically harmless) condition that causes patches of skin to become darker than the surrounding normal skin. This will occur when there's an increased amount of melanin forms in the skin. Hyperpigmentation is most common in people who have darker skin tones, who also spends a lot of time in the sun because UV rays stimulate melanocytes which produce pigment or melanin.   Types of Hyperpigmentation  Epidermal is light brown spots, not as dense as...

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How I Am Determined to Prevent Cervical Cancer & Ovarian Cancer

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How I Am Determined to Prevent Cervical Cancer & Ovarian Cancer

  In the true spirit of honesty, the possibility of my health failing is enough to scare me. Just thinking about all the ways my body could take a random, terrible turn for the worse is enough to send me to tears. As an ode to how much I love myself, I wanted to master my emotions by having a game plan on how I would make myself feel better when overwhelmed by fear (of something that wasn't even happening.)   ACTION. I have learned from millions of almost heart attacks (or excessive, unnecessary panicking) that taking actions, seeking clarity and...

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Owning Your Queendom: Holding Your Crown

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Owning Your Queendom: Holding Your Crown

At times I can hear the word Queen thrown around and a part of me is incredibly proud to know that we as women are more comfortable with celebrating ourselves (and one another) regularly. However, I am not sure that all of us are taking full ownership of our Queendom. While everyone’s womanhood will not look the same, being a Queen that lives with harmony, balance and in a glow in the 21st century requires very similar things. Below are some of the actions that I take in my own pursuit of achieving my best life as Queen. This is...

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Simple SZN: What I Learned from a Summer BreakOut

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Simple SZN: What I Learned from a Summer BreakOut

To my sisters, I’m known as the skin care/f*ck boy/Queen advisor. While I usually hold my Queenly responsibilities well, this summer humbled me to a shy whisper when I broke out all over my forehead! To add insult to injury, the pimples were raised, inflamed and caught everyone’s attention. Just as their eyes grew bigger with excitement, they’d gently say “Oh, you’re breaking out” as if I would forget. I had not done anything out of the norm. I was using products with organic ingredients with plant extracts, amazing oils and doing my skincare routine in the morning and (most) nights. I drew the...

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Wake Up Diva: The Power of a Morning Goddess Routine

Wake Up Diva: The Power of a Morning Goddess Routine

Waking up is a sacred blessing, at leasst when you value the air, time and space reserved for yourself. It can be a challenge to set intention for the day and take advantage of your time to improve your life. A way to have great impact on your day is to create and stick to a morning routine that will help you to feel good about yourself and the day ahead.   Below are a list of things that should be considered to help maximize your day. Read more below!   Hydrate: Whenever I have an issue with my body of any...

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