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SELF FINDING IN THE NEVER ENDING HAIR- Revolution

Black/African women, their hair and skin colour have been the most affected victims of white beauty standards. White bias about black women’s hair and skin colour reinforce the western perceptions that only straight silky hair and light skin are beautiful. Hair straightening and skin lightening products that are rigorously marketed to African/black women strongly reinforce the belief that hair cannot look so beautiful unless it looks straight and long. I

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Healthy Eating for Vegetarians

Follow our advice on healthy eating for vegetarians and vegans to ensure you have a balanced and varied diet. If you’re a vegetarian or vegan, you should eat a wide variety of foods and have a healthy balanced diet to ensure you get all the nutrients your body needs. Vegetarians and vegans don’t eat any meat, poultry, game, fish, shellfish or crustacea (such as crab or lobster) or animal by-products (such

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Culture Or Glamour, How Do You Rock Your Turban?

The piece of cloth-most often worn as customary headscarf throughout some parts of Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Near East, and other parts of the world has found its way into the fashion realm as one of the most glamourous accessories besides any sparkling diamonds, red lipstick, or fur. There’s no fashion statement quite as hip as the turban. It has been a staple of old Hollywood starlets (most notably on Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond in

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What has Cocooning got to do with Clothing & Fashion?

In the ever more crowded and noisy world the need at times to stop and contemplate, often in silence and without communication, is overwhelming. Comfort and security in the feeling of the clothing selected to cocoon in is paramount; a Hermes cashmere blanket is possibly the perfect piece. The term cocooning was coined in the 1990s by Faith Popcorn, a trend forecaster and marketing consultant. In fact long before this

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