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Acne solutions that work : Part 1

By Naomi Nasinyari, Former Model, Certified Image Consultant and Personal Trainer. Getting Rid of Acne from the Inside  For the last 15 years, I have struggled with acne. I have had strangers on the street stop me and recommend products, pills, or professionals who can help me. I have struggled through blackheads, and whiteheads, and deep cystic acne. I have spent tons of money on acid facial peels, antibiotics, and salicylic acid products. Finally, after all these years, I have smooth,  ...

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Wellness

Getting Over a Breakup

  Shock, Anger, Dismay, Denial, Devastation. If you’ve ever experienced a breakup, you understand what I am talking about. It is no joke. On the pain scale a breakup ranks up there with the death of a loved one, divorce, and loss of a job. Still, a breakup can produce many positive outcomes. I am here to tell you that this pain you are now experiencing, is just “momentary” and “light.” Why? Because your life is going to rock! I’ll start by telling you a little bit  ...

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Hair Care

Guest Post: How to Grow Healthy Natural Hair.

By Delly Bie Natural Hair Blogger, and TN Member Hello my name is Delly Bie and I have had natural hair for 2 years now. I recently started blogging about my natural hair and I have been enjoying my journey so far. Here are my tips for how I have achieved my healthy, thick, natural hair so far. 1) Keep your hair moisturized: This is the most important tip to growing long, strong and  beautiful hair. Our African hair texture is very curly, thus making it difficult for oil from the roots to  ...

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Wellness

This Drink will Supercharge your Health

By Tricia Wanjala Suppose I told you an ancient drink exists that can transform your life today? A tonic nicknamed ‘Jewish penicillin’, because of it’s natural antibiotic effects? The same beverage Hollywood women are calling ‘Botox in a cup’ because of it’s youth-regenerating effects?  The Chinese call it ‘longevity tea.’ 12th-century Jewish physician Moshe Ben Maimonides recommended it to his patients for respiratory tract infections. Now in the 21st century science has proved  ...

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Wellness

Planking for Killer Abs!

By Naomi Nasinyari What is Planking? When I first heard about planking, I wondered how effective it was. It seemed too easy. It just looks like you’re lying on the ground supporting yourself on your arms. As a seasoned gym enthusiast, exercise meant sweat and exertion. So I was able to begin with 3 sets of planks, holding for at least 1 minute each and then resting for 20 seconds. If you are a beginner, start by holding a plank for 20 to 30 seconds. Rest for a minute. Repeat three  ...

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Hair Care

How to teach your daughter to do her own hair

Q: I have three daughters and I have not found a suitable hairdresser for them. So I do their hair myself. When should I begin to teach them to do their own hair? How should I start?   A: Teaching your little girl to love and care for her hair will help her grow into a confident young lady with strong self-esteem. Start early by showing them what to do at bedtime and bathtime. Even from the age of 2 or 3 years, little girls can learn to put on a shower cap in the bath and a satin  ...

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Hair Care

My baby girl’s hair is not growing!

Q: My daughter’s hair won’t grow. She is 18 months and her hair is short and sparse. What can I put to make it grow? A: Some babies are born with a full head of thick luxuriant curls. Others are born with original mo-hawks, which seem to remain the same length for a long time. If your baby girl’s hair seems to be refusing to grow, take heart. Children are different and their developmental progress is not the same. However, they are still considered within normal growth  ...

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Hair Care

Craving Yellow: My Natural Hair Journey part II

Part II: Craving Yellow TN Interview.    TN:  How did going natural impact your life? It still shocks and humbles me that Craving Yellow is what it is. For starters, who would have thought that I’d be sharing my haircare journey online with thousands of AMAZING readers?!  I’ve met so many amazing people as a result of going natural. I’ve learnt to trust the flow and embrace the unexpected. TN:   How did you find the Tricia’s Naturals FB group way back then? A friend of mine at work  ...

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Hair Care

Craving Yellow : Growing into Womanhood and my Natural Hair Journey

  As many of you know, Tabitha Tongoi, aka Craving Yellow, has been around here in the motherland of Kenya. Tricia’s Naturals caught up with her for an exclusive interview on life as a global citizen embracing her natural hair and chasing sunshine! 🙂 TN: Tell us, when exactly did you leave home for the first time? I grew up in Kenya and moved to South Africa at the age of 17 to pursue my A-Levels. I then moved to the United States and thereafter the United Kingdom for University.  ...

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