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Jessica Alba Loves Nachos… And Tequila!

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Jessica Alba is looking hotter than ever promoting the newest installation of Sin City around the country.  Her most recent appearance was at Comic-Con revealing her go to indulgences.

So what does someone with a perfect body like Jessica splurge on, “I love nachos so much… and tequila!”, she told E! News.

Of course Jessica has to workout to maintain her looks, but her role in Sin City helped her stay in shape due to all the dancing she had to learn.

“Looking back now, my friends are like, ‘Your body was really good when you were dancing. You should do that more often!” Alba said.

 

July 31, 2014
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New Trend: Eyelash Tinting Can Cause Blindness!

Staying on top of the latest beauty trends can be a little tough, it seems like there is always something new; one week it’s eyelash extensions, now its eyelash tinting. If your not hip to what eyelash tinting is, don’t feel bad. This is one beauty trend you may want to skip out on.  It […]

July 29, 2014

New Trend: Eyelash Tinting Can Cause Blindness!

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Staying on top of the latest beauty trends can be a little tough, it seems like there is always something new; one week it’s eyelash extensions, now its eyelash tinting.

If your not hip to what eyelash tinting is, don’t feel bad. This is one beauty trend you may want to skip out on.  It can have some serious dangers. It sent one woman to the ER, thinking she may never be able to see again.

What exactly is Eyelash tinting?

Eyelash tinting is the process in which your eyelashes are dyed. It’s basically like having permanent mascara on. Dyed lashes enhance your eyes making them appear more noticeable.

However, the FDA states tha There is no dye on the market that is approved for eyelashes.  Putting any type of dye near, or around the eyes can cause blindness! Chemical burns can also occur on the skin around the eyes due to this tinting process. Hair follicles may not grow back as well, and you are at high risk of getting  a bacteria infection.

Dr. Oz, a well-known Surgeon and TV host says no one should ever get near your eyeballs with any dyes, tweezers or glue.

Both, eyelash tinting and eyelash extensions are illegal in New York and six other states, yet salons there still provide those services.

Here’s one womans horror story when her eyes were accidentally glued shut by a salon;

 “It was absolutely terrifying, I thought I was going blind. It was getting worse and worse–by Monday I couldn’t see anything and I couldn’t open my eyes at all. People said I looked like a monster. My eyes were really itchy and I looked like I had been crying.”

 

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It took steroids, antibiotics and two weeks for this women to heal from this horror eyelash tinting experience.

A lot of women are going to great lengths to enhance their eyes with both eyelash tinting, and eyelash extensions without first considering the consequences.  Warning ladies! Ask yourselves, is it worth possibly compromising your eyesight over?

 

 

 

LoLo Jones Wants Her Bobsled Booty Back!

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Olympian LoLo Jones, known for her  long jump between sports, she went from running track to bobsledding. In order to do so LoLo had to pack on the pounds, not just a couple of pounds, but thirty pounds to be able to hang with the other bobsledders.

Talk about all you can eat, this female athlete had to adhere to a strict 9,000 calorie diet to pack on the weight, including eating double bacon cheeseburgers and three 1,000 calorie protein shakes a day.

After competing at the Olympics in Russia for the American team, she decided to make the leap back over to track. This meant it was time for her to take off the pounds.

LoLo explained in an interview with ThePostGame.com even though she was happy to see the weight come off,  she was sad to see her booty go.

“It’s really tough, because I thought I could lose all the weight and I didn’t. I am still about 7 lbs overweight. And it’s not the way you want to keep it.. at first I had that nice bobsled butt, that I worked so hard to get, and I was like Yes!, this is going to stay, and all this other stuff is going to go…and the butt was the first thing to go and I was like NOOO!!! That’s the one thing I wanted to stay.”

Well LoLo if you win another medal in track, it will be well worth it! But consuming 9,0000 calories a day. Now that’s what you call dedication.

[Recipe] Shake Up Your Breakfast With This Pina Colada Protein Shake

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If you’re getting sick of that same bland & boring protein shake,  shake it up with this island inspired Pina Colada Protein Shake!

This protein shake packs lots of flavor and is less than 250 calories and has 16g of protein. Not only will it feed your muscles after a good workout, but it will also satisfy your sweet tooth.  Breakfast never tasted so good!

Try out my recipe below;

Pina Colada Protein Shake

  • 1 Scoop vanilla protein powder 
  • 1 pineapple ring
  • 1/2 small banana
  • 1/2 tbsp coconut flakes
  • 4-6 ounces of water 
  • 1/2 cup of ice

Add all ingredients in your blender. Blend until smooth and your mouth will think you are in the Bahamas!

*Tip: Freeze your bananas and you won’t have to add ice to your shake.  Also, you can substitute the water and add in pineapple juice or Almond milk. For whey protein options, I like Herbalife’s French Vanilla (low-calorie & great taste.)

 

What’s your favorite protein shake recipe?

 

Alyssa Milano Refuses To Step On Scale While Pregnant

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Alyssa Milano steps on the cover of Fit Pregnancy‘s August issue looking fabulous while pregnant.  The actress is pregnant with her second child, saying “it is such a cool thing to experience.”

While some stars find it easy to be pregnant in the public eye,  Alyssa is one of them that finds it to be difficult.

“A female body is not made to look good in a bikini.  It’s made to give birth and have a baby and be a cozy companion for it afterward. And for my body, that meant putting on a lot of weight.”

Of course, being pregnant means eating more, but Alyssa chooses to go the healthy way and not indulge in junk food.

 “I didn’t indulge in fast food or junk food, so I knew it was a healthy weight. I just realized: This is what my body needs to do to have a healthy baby.”

She continued,

“We don’t get hungry when we’re pregnant for no reason. You’re making a skeletal system. You’re making organs. I refuse to look at the scale. I didn’t look at the scale with Milo until the day I gave birth. It’s funny, my file was open at my appointment yesterday and there was a big Post-it note that said, ‘She does not want to know her weight.'”

Do you think a pregnant woman should be concerned about her weight? We would love to hear your thoughts, sound off below.

 

 

 

July 23, 2014

Colbie Caillat’s New Video “Try” Inspires Love Yourself Challenge

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Singer Colbie Caillat was sick of the pressure she was feeling to be beautiful and  to impress others. As any great artist would do, Colbie took her issue to the studio and teamed up with producer Babyface to create “Try”.

In  the  song she sings about loving oneself. Penning the bold new song, she was even more bold in creating the video,  including herself and other women taking off  everything; their hair extensions, lashes, and make up. The video showcases herself and others becoming vulnerable and showing the world women in their natural state.

In just a week, the video has over 9 millions views on youtube and has inspired  a “Love yourself challenge” on social media, where women are challenged to post a bare-faced selfie.

Check out the lyrics and her video below;

 

“Put your make-up on
Get your nails done
Curl your hair
Run the extra mile
Keep it slim so they like you, do they like you?

Get your sexy on
Don’t be shy, girl
Take it off
This is what you want, to belong, so they like you
Do you like you?

 You don’t have to try so hard

You don’t have to try so hard
You don’t have to, give it all away
You just have to get up, get up, get up, get up
You don’t have to change a single thing”

 

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Fallon Mercedes is a Celebrity Fitness Reporter.

She is a Certified Personal Trainer who has years of experience in Entertainment Reporting.

Putting her two passions together fitness and celebrity news, she created a unique concept, blog and show called “Fit With Fallon” that educates and inspires individuals to get fit in an entertaining and fun way.