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Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 9

20 Nov, 2017

Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 9

"I vividly recall being a 14-year-old 9th grader with my hands filled with textbooks as I exited the high school I attended," Trevicia, now 47, wrote in the testimony. "Instead of riding the bus home, as I usually did, my mother was there to pick me up for the marriage that she and the head of the church she attended had arranged.”
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Avoid That Black Friday Rush: Early Christmas Gift Ideas For That Favorite Gal In Your Life

13 Nov, 2017

Avoid That Black Friday Rush: Early Christmas Gift Ideas For That Favorite Gal In Your Life

Woah. We’re less than two months away from you-know-what. Wasn't it just Halloween? Sorry to burst your bubble, but Christmas is coming. Your bank account may already be screaming. Luckily, Black Friday is almost hereand it just might give you a little financial relief. However, if going bareknuckle boxing at your local big box store just isn’t your thing (we're with you there), then why not stay at home, grab a cup of hot chocolate, and get your shopping done early straight from your couch. To get you started, here are some trending gift ideas for that special gal on your list—whatever her thing may be.
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Turmeric-Based Recipes To Help Keep Your Skin In Check This Holiday Season

02 Nov, 2017

Turmeric-Based Recipes To Help Keep Your Skin In Check This Holiday Season

It's no secret that we love to indulge as it gets colder. Drinks get warmer (and consequently sweeter too), meals get a little “heartier”, and seeking warmth becomes the central focus of our day. However, all this extra indulgence can wreak havoc on our skin. We knowyou probably won’t be seeing as many people as the months get colder, but there can be some serious long-term damage done if you keep your guard down during the holiday season.
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Makeup Overload? Tips To Avoid That Post-Halloween Breakout.

24 Oct, 2017

Makeup Overload? Tips To Avoid That Post-Halloween Breakout.

Alright girls! It’s that time of year again when we unleash our inner ghouls, gorge on chocolate, and wear enough makeup to impress everyone on the ‘gram. You’ve already been prepping your costume and makeup regime for weeks to make sure your selfie game is on point. As fun as Halloween makeup is, if you don’t educate yourself properly, all those layers of face paint can really hurt your skin.
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