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Beauty Tips: Makeup for Your Work Photo

I speak from my own pain. 😭 Early last year, I was just beginning my journey at a new workplace. On orientation day, my HR coworker took photos of me and the other new hire. Aesthetically, I was anything but prepared for this photo. It was bad enough that I tend to feel tired during the …

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Rouge To Ruin: Facial Redness Causes

Very informative piece by Christy B on When Women Inspire on skin redness and possible underlying health conditions.

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Woman with facial redness She hides her face, ashamed of its redness. Photo by Kukuh Himawan Samudro on Unsplash.

For most people, a red face is a sign of one thing and one thing only: embarrassment.

That’s a fair assessment. Embarrassment does indeed cause a flushed appearance to the skin, often a pattern of redness right across the cheekbones. It’s a recognizable reality that most of us are familiar with, but it tends to fade within a few minutes.

So push further into your mind; what else does a red face signify? Exertion is probably the next most common answer – and, again, it’s impossible to disagree. If you’ve been exercising up a storm, then your face will show the effort by flushing red. However, as with embarrassment, the redness is temporary.

However, for certain women, facial redness isn’t caused by embarrassment, exercise, alcohol, or the other most commonly suggested issues. Instead, redness is…

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What I Like About Henna Shampoo

I frequently use henna shampoo when washing my hair. Briefly, here are some of the things I love about henna shampoo: Henna can promote hair growth This is a big plus for me, as I shed hair like nobody's business.   Hair conditioning properties I rarely apply conditioner. When using henna shampoo, I typically find …

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Why I Like the Color Brown

    It's the color of earth and wood. The color of nature before things spring to life, and after those things have expired. It's the color of cinnamon and cloves, coffee and chocolate*, and apple cider. It's in the beautiful eyes, skin, and hair of billions of humans across the globe. It's the glue …

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What I LOVE About My Sister

    No, she didn't put me up to this. 🙂 Nobody asked me to write this. *************** I feel like these words I'm about to say don't really do her justice, but here goes. She never wears makeup, yet she constantly looks absolutely stunning. She looks as intelligent as she does beautiful, and she …

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