“I’m a Texas girl, from Dallas, more specifically. I grew up in a very accepting environment; outside of my home and inside my home my parents and sister always let me know that I was loved no matter how oddball-ish people thought I was. But you know how it gets once you get to junior high, and you start noticing who’s popular, who’s cool, and how others perceive you. You know how it is. I always had great friends who, along with me, weren’t cool and popular and we loved each other for who we were. Still do! But as someone who was often the only black person in her class, who’s parents never (ever!) bought me the clothes that everyone else was wearing, who was accused by peers of “trying to be white”, I wanted to fit in so frickin’ hard. And no matter how much I tried, it never worked. It just made me stick out more, and not in a good way. So I gave up. And it was the best decision I ever made. READ MORE

We’ve touched on a lot of things itchy, dry skin and eczema related. Between lotions and bath soaks and body washes, there are a few things at your disposal that can help to calm your skin including easy home remedies. If you are a lover of all things do it yourself, you may want to try making this oatmeal, rosewater and aloe eczema mask. It sounds so complicated but it’s so easy you could do it in your sleep. READ MORE

Eczema and psoriasis often flare up in the winter due to the dry air. Less humidity in the hair means less moisture getting to your skin throughout the day which can cause your skin to flare. You can also develop eczema as an adult and the onset is often usually during a season when the humidity levels are low. The flare up is caused by the low ceramides levels of your skin. READ MORE

Some people can grow their nails with ease and others are in nail purgatory. It's enough to drive a sane woman mad. Luckily, we've this strengthener makes a lot of our nail troubles disappear.
Rosewater can be very beneficial and calming to your skin, and when you put it in a toner, well, let's just say that it's like your own rose garden face spa

The art of contouring your face is a skill that anyone who is into makeup should try to master. It’s one way to transform your face and highlight your best features. When done well, it is a clever way to make the unique features of your face pop and enhance your bone structure. Contouring accentuates the facial features you already have and in some cases can give the illusion of what you wish you had. READ MORE

Yes, we can have a more worry-free existence. In addition to a proactive approach to positive thinking, you'll need to start overriding your ego’s default settings that can overwhelm you.
Just bear with us before you roll your eyes and yourself out of this article because we think we've found something that can help us rival the skin of Beyonce for only a few bucks.




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