Wednesday, 9 January 2019

How Often Should You Replace Your Underwear?

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As women, we regularly shop for fashion items and cosmetics. We think about buying a beautiful dress almost immediately we see it. And thanks to social media apps like Instagram, these things are always in our faces. So we’re always just a DM away from owning the latest fashion item. But when it comes to underwear, it’s an entirely different situation.
First off, bras and pants aren’t as aggressively advertised as clothes and accessories. Secondly, probably because we’re mostly the only ones who see our underwear, replacing them doesn’t seem so important, unlike our clothes and accessories that other people can see and admire.

But how often should you replace your underwear?
Bras and pants don’t necessarily have a shelf life or expiry date. And while you can wear your bras for as long as you want if there are no physical issues,  it might be better to replace them every six months to get the best out of them in terms of fit and lift.

While with pants, for hygienic reasons it’s safe to replace them every year.

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How often should you replace your underwear
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This is because washing your pants isn’t enough to get rid of all the bacteria on it. There are certain bacteria that can survive being washed. Even if you’re washing with hot water and hanging in the sun to dry. So to reduce the risk of getting infections, you might want to rethink how long you keep them.

How long your pants last will also depend on its fabric and quality. Cotton generally will last longer than lace and other fabrics. For obvious signs that it’s time to replace your underwear, look at the stretch, fit and aesthetic. If it begins to sag, not sit on your waist as well as it used to, or have holes in it, then it’s time to replace it. Also, if you’ll be ashamed to *coughs* let anyone see you naked in it, toss it!


Speaking of bras though, we know they can be uncomfortable sometimes. These tips will help you go braless with no issues.

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Friday, 4 January 2019

Sexy Outfit to Rock while Pregnant

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing, but you might not feel that way when your body starts to change. Feeling sexy while pregnant might seem difficult, but it's not.
When you first learn that you’re pregnant, the happiness and joy might be quick to come. The growing belly and glow come sometime after, and in between, you’re stuck with aches, pains, and nausea.




Although pregnancy is a beautiful thing, you might not always think you look that way. Your changing body might have you feeling cautious and insecure, but you should only feel sexy while pregnant!

If you’re looking for ways to embrace your body as you welcome a new life into your world, it’s definitely possible if you follow these tips!

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If you’re going for a softer and romantic look while pregnant, choosing soft fabrics are definitely the way to go. Not only do they look flirty, but they’ll help you feel that way! When choosing softer fabrics, materials like silk, lace, and satin will leave you feeling beautiful and sexy while pregnant.

While these fabrics are beautiful and soft to the touch, they also have the benefit of not restricting your stomach. You might hope to still rock those daring bandage dresses, but it’s best to keep your clothes comfortable and breathable!

Here are Sexy Outfit to Rock while Pregnant

























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Thursday, 3 January 2019

Did you know Baking Soda Shampoo Can Make Your Hair Grow Like It Is Magic ?



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This common ingredient can be used for numerous purposes: cleaning, cooking, and so on. Also, baking soda has many therapeutic effects and health benefits.
In fact, it can prevent hair loss and stimulate hair growth. It acts as a natural shampoo since it can clean the hair, and as a conditioner because it makes the hair soft.
Since baking soda has many health benefits for the hair, you should use it as a regular shampoo. Here are reasons why to do that:

1. Improves Hair Growth

Baking soda serves as a natural cleaner of your hair. It makes your hair healthy and soft, and as we already said, it prevents hair loss and promotes hair growth.

2. Enhances Hair Growth

Toxins and chemicals may suppress your hair growth. Anyway, baking soda can be a better cleaner for your hair than any other shampoo. And, it will cleanse the dirt from your hair, so it will grow strong and long.

3. Remove Chlorine

Chlorine can be damaging to your hair and it can even change its color. But, baking soda can remove chlorine from your scalp and hair, and it will prevent the damage.

4. Removes Hair Product Residue

In your hair, there may be leftovers from your usual hair products, but baking soda can remove them. Shampoos, conditioners, and hairsprays can make your hair greasy.
Nonetheless, baking soda can help you clean your hair in a natural way. It eliminates residues of hair products and improves your hair quality, so your hair will get a long-lasting shine.

Friday, 28 December 2018

3 Oils That Give You Longer Lashes In 3 Weeks





Longer lashes? For real? Is that even possible? You would be answering that yourself in a couple of weeks if you make good use of these Oils.

Coconut oil

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Of course, you saw that coming. Coconut oil being a staple in health and beauty is no longer news. From the hair on our head to our skin and our lips we have learnt over time, the many benefits that come from using coconut oil. Well, we are thrilled that these benefits extend to our eyelashes too! Studies have shown that coconut oil contains fatty acids, mainly Lauric acid which is advantageous because of the easy absorption by the hair shaft. It protects the hair from protein loss and damage and visibly increases eyelash growth.

Olive oil

longer lashes

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Olive oil is rich in vitamin E, K, chlorophyll and carotenoids. It is very good for eyelash growth. Continuous application over a period of time will help your eyelashes double in thickness and length. Results are even more visible when slices of lemon are soaked in the olive oil before application.

Castor oil

longer lashes

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This oil contains acids and antioxidants which boost blood circulation and nourish the hair follicles promoting healthy and full eyelash growth. It even moisturizes the skin around your eyes and helps prevent the development of crow’s feet or wrinkles. So you not only get longer lashes but healthier eyes.

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How To Use:
It is best to apply oils on your eyelashes at bedtime. To apply, find a clean roller ball or mascara wand. This reduces the risk of contamination that could be caused by touching and applying the oil with your fingers.


Next, apply any of the oils mentioned above to your lashes in upward strokes. Blot out excess oil with a clean cloth or wipes. Apply enough oil to make your lashes feel moisturized but ensure that oil does not drip into your eyes.

Again, do this right before going to bed.

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Five Instagram Accounts You Should Follow For Bridal Makeup Inspiration




Bridal makeup inspiration

bridal make-up inspiration

Every bride needs to be picture perfect for her big day, and while the dress is important, her make-up matters too. Bridal makeup inspiration can come in different shades and styles and it can get confusing. If you need some bridal makeup inspiration, we’ve got you.

These Instagram accounts will give you all the bridal make-up inspiration you will ever need.

Jide of St.Ola


Known for his signature nude bridal makeup looks, Jide of St.Ola knows how to minimally beat a face. So, if you need the perfect nude inspiration, you know where to look.


Oshewa beauty

Oshewa’s makeup skills speak for her both in the bridal world and beyond. There’s a variety of looks for your inspiration.

bridal makeup inspiration

bridal makeup inspiration

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Andrea Joan


Meet the glam squad that is Andrea Joan. Also a lash artist, she perfectly enhances the natural features of her client. If you want makeup that is still you, this is where to look.

bridal makeup inspiration

bridal makeup inspiration
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Katibi signature


From natural to dramatic to downright smoky, Katibi does it all. As the head of the make-up team for the Tinsel series, Katibi’s face beat inspires the bride who wants different looks for different moments of her big day.

Joy Adenuga



The UK based makeup artist has mastered the skill of dealing with different types of faces and skin shades, so you can be sure to find a look that suits yours.

Did you find these handles helpful? For more nude makeup wedding looks, here’s some inspiration.
Featured image: @joyadenuga via Instagram



Thursday, 27 December 2018

Mercy Aigbe Gorgeous In New Photos



Mercy Aigbe

Christmas is here and everyone is getting ready in one way or the other, some have traveled to be with their loved ones while others buy new clothes, make their or even do photo shoot as is the case with Nollywood mum of 3 Mercy Aigbe.


 She definitely is breathtaking in her new pictures. Check her out below.











Wednesday, 12 December 2018

See Pictures Of Meghan Markle Cradling Her Baby Bump in her beautiful Gown at the Fashion Award 2018



                                                 Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle was of the guests who attended the British Fashion Awards which held at the Royal Albert Hall in Kensington, London, on December 10.
The Duchess of Sussex presented designer, Clare Waight Keller, who made her wedding dress with the prestigious British Womenswear Designer of the Year award wearing a one-shoulder Givenchy black dress while her hair was swept back into a low bun as she cradled her baby bump.

See some pictures…
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on stage during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. 



Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on stage during The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 10, 2018 in London, England. 



                           (Photo by Tristan Fewings/BFC/Getty Images)

                               Meghan Markle with Clare Waight Keller

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