After reading about ginger’s digestive benefits and its potential to ease my plaguing PMS, I began sipping on a cup of ginger tea most nights after dinner. My positive experience thus far sent me on a deep-dive Google search, where I came across claims that ginger could help with symptoms associated with headaches and migraines
In April, as New York City emerged as the epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic, the U.S. military deployed 720 troops to work in the city’s overburdened medical centers. One such service member is 36-year-old Rosa Blackdeer, a registered nurse and First Lieutenant in the Air Force Reserves, who left her family behind in Wisconsin to
Wong Maye-E/AP/Shutterstock Federal authorities in New York confiscated hair weaves and accessories suspected to be made from the human hair of prisoners inside a Chinese internment camp, the Associated Press reports. The shipment, from Lop County Meixin Hair Product Co. Ltd., weighed 13 tons and is valued at an estimated $800,000, representatives for the U.S.
Photograph courtesy of ChanelFrom skincare to makeup and men’s fragrance… By Maddison Glendinning Date July 1, 2020 <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-facebook <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-twitter Somehow, it’s already July and we’re now officially into the second half of the year. And whilst that is somewhat terrifying, particularly given many of us have spent four of the last
Making the decision to get fit is a massive first step, but it’s the next part — the figuring out exactly what to do to achieve your weight-loss goals — that can feel overwhelming. (After all, you probably didn’t learn how to build a workout program in PE class.) “Creating a definitive exercise plan each
The first time I cried during the pandemic, I was sitting on my future in-laws’ white couch in their Manhattan apartment. My fiancé and I were watching the movie about the guy who realizes the Beatles never happened, so he pretends to be the one who wrote their songs. It’s a great concept but a
Prince Harry says he’s “committed to being part of the solution” when it comes to dismantling institutional racism in the world. As part of his remarks during the virtual Diana Awards ceremony on what would’ve been Princess Diana’s 59th birthday, Harry became the first House of Windsor heir to openly acknowledge the Black Lives Matter
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An affordable jewelry line that happens to be one of Meghan Markle’s favorite brands? Check, check. Since 2008, Missoma has been making beautiful jewelry that you can wear all day, every day. Even better news? The brand is currently taking up to 50 percent off select necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. So, whether you want to
Photograph courtesy of Chanel/Melodie McDanielThe brand says the collection “is a celebration of the history and the codes of the House of Chanel.” By Maddison Glendinning Date July 1, 2020 <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-facebook <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-twitter Today, Chanel is unveiling its spectacular new campaign for its 2020 Métiers d’art collection, featuring an impressive roster of
Watermelon season is here, which means it’s the perfect time to make a batch of watermelon mint CBD popsicles. These simple summer treats require only a few ingredients, and they’re a healthier option when you’re craving something sweet, yet refreshing during the warmer months. If you’ve never prepared homemade popsicles before, the process is quite
Jada Pinkett Smith is shutting down singer August Alsina’s claims that he and the Red Table Talk host had a years-long affair, and that her husband, Will Smith, supposedly gave his blessing for the extramarital relations. Alsina revealed details regarding the rumored affair during an interview on The Breakfast Club radio show with Angela Yee.
My favorite way to start an argument is by saying, “I find it funny how….” followed by whatever transgression has upset me. So, I find it funny how I, as a Black woman, know so much about White hair. I know it gets greasy if it isn’t washed. I know that ‘the Rachel’ didn’t really
Courtesy Years ago you despised the Dad sneaker trend, but then you caved. You’re not alone. It took a while for chunky sneakers to catch on after Balenciaga’s iteration gained traction. Now, thanks to subtle options from legacy sportswear brands to bloated designer styles, chunky soles are here to stay . We perused the interwebs
image courtesy cbcIncluding Anne with an E, Antigone and Kim’s Convenience. By Pahull Bains Date July 1, 2020 <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-facebook <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-twitter With Canada Day celebrations taking place virtually across the country this year, streaming platforms have come up with their own way to join the festivities. Spotlighting iconic movies and television shows
Think you can only get the benefits of fruits and vegetables by shopping in the produce aisle? Think again! Fruits and veggies are being added to foods like rice, oatmeal, and snacks in really interesting and yummy ways. As a registered dietitian, I do a little happy dance every time I find food choices that
Kylie Jenner decided to drastically change her look for the day, tweaking both her hair color and eye color. The youngest Kardashian-Jenner sister uploaded photos to her Instagram Story of herself with light brown, “bronde” hair and light green eyes. “I look like Stas,” she captioned one, referencing her close friend Anastasia Karanikolaou. Instagram Instagram
Some things just go together. Bread and butter. Salt and pepper. Teyana Taylor and the ’90s. There’s an allusion to the defining era in everything Taylor touches. To start, her 2014 debut album VII captured the ferocity and assuredness of her 90s icons Lauryn Hill, Brandy, and Mary J. Blige, which is again reinforced on
Courtesy of brands Sneakers have always been touted as the comfortable alternative to painful stilettos and sandals, but not every sneaker feels like a walk in the park—or can last for one, for that matter. Then come a multitude of factors to consider: Are they breathable? Lightweight? Affordable? Cute? Whether your go-to is an chunky
image courtesy netflix canadaIncluding The Baby-Sitters Club, Canada’s Drag Race, and Down to Earth With Zac Efron. By Pahull Bains Date June 30, 2020 <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-facebook <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-twitter We’ve got a lot of time on our hands right now. Here are all the movies and television shows we can’t wait to watch on
It’s been 14 years (wow) since the first High School Musical came out, and yes, I can still sing every lyric. I may also have the CD soundtrack buried somewhere in my childhood bedroom and the songs are definitely still chilling on my old iPod nano. One thing I never could get down? The dance
This time last year, you couldn’t enter a club without hearing the jittery drums and pulsating rhythm of Burna Boy’s sticky party bangers like “On The Low” or “Killin’ Dem.” When the pandemic tilted the world on its head earlier this year, the self-professed African Giant—like many musicians—was forced to pivot, recalibrate, and re-strategize his
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Between rising consumer demands for sustainable practices and the secondhand clothing industry estimated to be valued at $64 billion by 2025, you can’t not practice eco-friendly fashion solutions. That’s the Herculean task that Gucci is taking on with Off the Grid, the Italian fashion house’s first environmentally-conscious collection heralded by creative director Alessandro Michele. “Gucci