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NO LONGER SHUNNED - The Rise of Plastic Surgery in the African American Community

NO LONGER SHUNNED - The Rise of Plastic Surgery in the African American Community

After scrolling through your Instagram feed for just a few minutes, you’re bound to see several retouched photos of women. These days, women are using graphic capabilities to remove blemishes from their faces, give the appearance of a slimmer waistline or even give themselves a larger backside through digital manipulation.

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, cosmetic procedures has been on an all-time high. It is documented that buttock augmentation has increased by 26% between the year 2015-2016. The African American community has played a major part in these statistics.  Black women have built up the courage to improve...


POST SURGERY MAINTENANCE - How to Keep the Look 101

POST SURGERY MAINTENANCE - How to Keep the Look 101

You have the body and results you always wanted... Now what??? Here we share a few tips essential to keeping and maintaining your investment.

Diet
In order to maximize on your plastic surgery results a diet of 70% fresh fruits and vegetables is essential. Fruits are low in calories and fats and are a source of simple sugars, fiber, antioxidants and vitamins. These are important factors in optimizing our health. Several soluble dietary fibers can be found in fruits. These helps to ward off cholesterol and fat from the body and to help with easy bowel movement. Antioxidants such...


BEAUTY HACKS - Temporary Fixes Until You Can Afford the Permanent Solution

BEAUTY HACKS - Temporary Fixes Until You Can Afford the Permanent Solution

Fake it until you can afford it!  Sometimes a temporary fix does the job just right. Over the years several beauty hacks and quick fixes have been lifesavers to women who want a certain look but are either afraid of going under the knife of can't afford to do so. From creating the illusion of a small waist with a waist trainer to lifting our breast with duct tape, women have done it all!
 
Waist Trainers 
Going back in Medieval times, the corset was used to cinch the waist and lift the bust of females. A smaller waist...