With technological and design advancements, wigs have become an essential for a growing number of Nigerian women. No longer just a luxury, wigs have become a practical accessory in the female closet. For daily users or occasional dependents, wigs offer numerous cosmetic and hygiene benefits which I will attempt to list in this post.
Driving to work this morning and late as usual, I turned on the radio to find Kachi of Kiss FM suggesting we take on the 14 days #NoMakeUp Challenge and go bare-faced for Valentine’s Day. This caught my attention because I took the no make-up challenge for a month late last year but I didn’t come round to telling you all about it.
Cosmetics have advanced significantly in recent years, boasting new beauty products that last longer, with a myriad of accompanying innovative application techniques, all aimed at improving what we look like. There’s no shortage of before and after pictures of happy clients by Nigerian make-up artists on Instagram, spotting dramatic transformations, particularly for weddings and other formal events.
So meet my heroine, the woman who has helped me see myself differently; Philomena Kwao
I absolutely love this product because I hate going to the salon to get my weave ready. When you see my hair slaying, this is why; BaByliss PRO Perfect Curl.
Lots of Health organisations including the UK National Obesity Forum, America Heart Association and notably, the Japanese Ministry of Health (the first to propose this number), have recommended 10,000 as the magic number of steps an individual needs daily to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.
Exercising regularly is the most recommended way to lose weight and stay healthy. “Workout at least 30 minutes every day” they say, but let’s be honest, exercising is hard, the results are frustratingly slow and it is near impossible to do it every day.
I’m down 23pounds (10kg) on the 11th of May, 2015; Day 40
This is less than the anticipated 30 pounds loss because I was stealing food.
Let me confess, I just became a thief in my own house; The Fridge Raider.
I stumbled on the Master Cleanse Diet on YouTube. It is said Beyoncé used this to lose weight for a video shoot, so if Queen Bey is doing it, it must be worth the try right? Then I watched Abigail Van Carder’s video and I was awe-struck. The difference in her weight between Day 1 and Day 40 was so vivid that I immediately decided to try it.
Not everyone will like you. Some men will still not find you (even remotely) attractive. Your new body is new only to you. A size 8 is really common.
To come off emotionally strong, I’ll say the first reason I started running was for weight loss,