Fashion and beauty

From Relaxed to Natural

Before we get into this interesting topic, let me share a fun fact for Movember, in the hopes of raising awareness of men's health this November: Prostate Cancer risk factors: -Diet high in animal fat -Family history of prostate cancer -Chronic stress -High blood testosterone levels -Exposure to radiation, food preservatives, tobacco and pesticides Cancer… Continue reading From Relaxed to Natural

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Fashion and beauty

Where to Get: Great Quality Bras in Harare.

October is breast cancer awareness month. It's a month that encourages ladies to get to know their breasts, the normal and abnormal, and to go for screening even when they feel fine. Another aspect of knowing your breasts is knowing your bra size. It's been estimated that almost 80% of women wear the wrong bra… Continue reading Where to Get: Great Quality Bras in Harare.

Wellness

How to Do a Breast Self-Exam

  Today, we're going to talk about doing a breast self-exam. According to international cancer guidelines, it is optional to do a breast self-exam, but it is important to be aware of changes in your breasts. To those who want to learn how to do a breast self-exam, here are detailed instructions I got from… Continue reading How to Do a Breast Self-Exam

Wellness

Where to Get: Free/Low-Cost Breast Cancer Screening in Zimbabwe

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in Zimbabwe affecting women (according to 2012 statistics, the third most common, after Cervical cancer and Kaposi's Sarcoma), and the third most common cause of death among those cancers. It's such a devastating disease because women tend to present when it's too late. The heartbreak when… Continue reading Where to Get: Free/Low-Cost Breast Cancer Screening in Zimbabwe

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Day 30: We Made it!!

Day 30!! I did not think this day would come, but we're here! Started from the 1st, now we're here. Disclaimer: I will be writing off the cuff, and will publish this unedited, so please excuse the typos and the corny Drake references. I see two already... I'm highly embarrassed... but not really! I'm jumping… Continue reading Day 30: We Made it!!

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Day 29: You’re Toxic, I’m Slipping Under

Whenever I hear the word, "toxic", Britney Spears' song Toxic comes to mind. Today's topic got me listening to the song again. It's a bit corny, but the beat is catchy, and remains one of my favourite songs from my university days. A few lyrics caught my attention and I realised they were highlighting signs… Continue reading Day 29: You’re Toxic, I’m Slipping Under