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How to Rid Your Stresses & Keep Your Tresses

By: Verity Reign Stress is inevitable. There’s no way around it, but there is a way to manage it. It’s important to manage stress because outside of making us all down and a nuisance to be around, it causes a number of physical and mental setbacks. One of these is hair loss. According to Daniel K. Hall-Flavin, M.D.—a psychiatrist at Mayo Clinic—there are several types of hair loss related to stress. “Three types of hair loss that can be associated with high stress levels are: Alopecia areata. A variety of factors are thought to cause alopecia areata, possibly including severe...

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Beyonce's Short Hair Is An Epic New Look!

Beyonce Has a Pixie Cut! (Huffington Post) The singer posted a series of photos to Instagram on Wednesday night showing off an extremely different hairdo: a short blonde pixie with a deep side part and smooth finish. The cut, a drastic change from the long waves Bey was sporting earlier this week, is reminiscent of Emma Watson's and even Miley Cyrus' short crops -- but hey, this is Beyonce, so it's a thousand times more epic. We've seen her with braids, we've seen her with blunt bangs. But we've never seen her with hair quite like this. What do you...

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What's the big deal about Ginger?

By: Verity Reign In prior years, I’d never given much thought to ginger, with the exception of Christmas time. Who doesn’t love a frosted gingerbread man? But then earlier this year, a guy who I was talking to made some kind of healing potion for his cold with ginger root. I sat on the phone with him as he brewed the concoction and halfway listened as he explained all the healing properties of ginger. To my surprise, a day later, his stuffy nose and annoying, nasally voice were no more—thanks to that ginger stuff. Turns out his weird health nut...

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Snacks for Your Dosha… and Cheetos Don’t Make the Cut!

By: Verity Reign So until now, I thought snacking was an excuse to binge on your favorite junk food. You grab your choice of chips (shouts out to Cheetos), pop a soda top, stretch across the couch and catch up on last season’s Scandal. Turns out, though, that I have been doing it completely wrong. The right way isn’t complicated but does require some discipline and better choices. According to Ayurveda, you should consider your dosha when you get your munch on between meals. Balance is key in feeling your best self, and for me (a Vata dosha) an overload...

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Honey, The Golden Goodness!

By: Verity Reign Who would’ve thought honey was good for anything other than sweetening your morning tea and drizzling on top of freshly baked and buttered croissants (a must-EAT if you’ve never tried it before)? It turns out that the liquid gold is also an ayurvedic health and beauty cure-all! You may be surprised to discover that the gooey, thick, sticky sweetness can even be used to bring out the best in your hair. To reap maximum benefits, one should stick to organic, raw honey. Here are a few ways to maximize your honey uses, but there are bunches more...

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