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Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

Faith Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016

They say that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Well, apples can do more than just keep the doctor away. Well, its in the vinegar form that makes it do wonders. Apple cider vinegar is something I recently found out about, but what I learned about it made me wonder why I just learned about it. First...

DIY Hair Mask

DIY Hair Mask

Faith Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

One thing that I've been concerned with is conditioned hair, and in the natural community, there are many ways to get that. One of those ways is DIY hair masks. They are pretty much hand made conditioners using natural food products acting as deep conditioners. I know that sounds weird and gross, but...

Coconut to Peppermint

Coconut to Peppermint

Faith Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016

If you knew me, you'd know that I like buying products that can be used for more than one thing. One of those things is oil. I use oil to cook. I use oil for my hair. I use oil to moisturize. Mostly for moisturize. Since I was little, I was taught that oil was not suppose to be on your skin. I heard...

L.O.C it Down

L.O.C it Down

Faith Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016

I found that many natural hair care products come not only with the standard shampoo and conditioner. Many of them come with moisturizers, oils, sprays, creams, deep conditioners, etc. Being that my life is in a constant state of budgeting, I always wonder, do I need to buy all of these and why is it...

Lazy Naturals

Lazy Naturals

Faith Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

"How do you get your curls to look like that?" I asked my classmate as we waited for class to start. "I braid it the day I wash it, which is the only day I touch it," she says. "I only touch my hair once a week. Yeah, I'm a lazy natural." I knew I envied her right then and there. I wish I could...

Ingesting Fat and Poop

Ingesting Fat and Poop

Faith Rodriguez, Staff writer

February 25, 2016

We are all drinking poop with every glass of milk. We are also drinking fat. Well, that is only partially true. Usually, the milk undergoes processes before it goes in your fridge, but can you really trust the dairy companies?   First, lets discuss the living conditions of a lot of the...

Got Milk?

Got Milk?

Faith Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016

Some time last year, I had can be gotten my blood drawn, just to check if everything was okay. When I went to go check my results, I learned that I was low in calcium, so my doctor and I reviewed what I should consume in order to bring my calcium level up. Surprisingly, milk was not one of the suggestions. I...

No Salt but Pass the Lubrication, Please!

No Salt but Pass the Lubrication, Please!

Faith Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

We use salt not only for cooking, but we use it for preserving; we throw salt over our shoulder for good luck; we use it to wash our hair. Growing up, I always had a problem with dandruff. My mother and I tried everything from TRESSemmé to Head and Shoulders and I always ended up with horrible dandruff....

Wear Medal and You Won’t Stink

Wear Medal and You Won't Stink

Faith Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016

If you were to meet me, what is the first thing you’ll notice? Well, starting from the top of my head, you’ll notice is my natural, curly hair. Than, you’ll notice my naturally green eyes. Than, you’ll notice everything else. But there is one thing you won’t notice, something that hides underneath...

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