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Bridget Awosika @ #HLFDW 2016

Just loving these pieces. Strong presentation. Nice Nice

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Hand Painted Denim Jacket

Ths is lovely and refreshing. Worth checking out how to get one. 🙂

Autumn Whewell

As some of you may know I previously did a post on Louis Miller’s artwork, and he was kind enough to design a piece for my favorite denim jacket. After sending him my jacket, I received it back about two weeks later following many emails to and fro. Upon arrival I was shocked at how beautiful the painting is! 

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BALLY’s  NEW LOOK FOR ITS FALL 2016 CAMPAIGN

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Addressing his decision to choose Davison, Coppola says, “What drew me to Jack’s work was his ability to capture intimacy in his portraits, there is real emotion there. For the AW ‘16 campaign, I wanted to take a new approach [a diverse cast of multiple models] by highlighting the personality of a group. This gang is composed of different types: from a star like Guinevere or a new comer like Ina; Jack zeroed in on each of them and captured their essence.”

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Perfect Eye shadow application for hooded eyes

In this video beauty vlogger Alissa Ashley shows us how to apply eyeshadow three different ways while demonstrating her dos and dont’s for the perfect eyeshadow application. Featuring 3 different looks Basic Eyeshadow, and dramatic look, perfect for your day time and night time look .

 

Winged liner for the hooded eyes

 

Tips For Hooded Eyes By Tania Weller

 

 

 

Sandbagging Makeup Technique!! Kim Kardashian’s make-up artist reveals sandbagging is the latest technique

…the secret behind the look

Kim Kardashian is mooting a new technique – sandbagging – the secret to long-lasting, non-smudge lipstick

She’s the queen of contouring who showed us how to create flawless make-up and killer cheek bones by using shadowing and highlighting.

However, now Kim Kardashian is mooting a new technique – sandbagging – which she claims is the secret to long-lasting, non-smudge lipstick. 

The reality TV star’s make-up artist Mario Dedivanovic showcased the method in an Instagram post – and fans can’t get enough.

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Mario reveals that the mother-of-two sweeps white powder across her mouth and cheeks, before applying her lipstick.
It is said to give the color staying-power, and also means that it doesn’t smudge when applied.
Mario then brushes the powder away, leaving Kim with perfect lips.
Instagram users responded positively to the photo, with one user saying: ‘I need to learn this!’ and another commenting: ‘I can study her face for hours! Perfect.’
Other Instagram users have also begun using – and developing – the technique and posting photos of the effect.
This prevents the oils and creams in the eye and lip make-up from moving – and should mean that they stay in place all day long. 
It does exactly what real sandbags do: creates a barrier around an area to stop it from flooding. 
Kim Kardashian’s makeup artist Mario may not have created the technique, but he has succeeded in bringing it to the mainstream.

As it prevents make-up from creasing, it’s perfect for him to use on the star for special occasions.

Presenting Youtuber Denica Theobald

Sandbagging is similar to the ‘baking’ technique, which involves using the heat of your face to ‘cook’ the make-up put on it by covering it in a thick laying of powder. 
All you need to try sandbagging is loose powder, a make-up sponge and a brush. 

Apply foundation and concealer as you normally would. The dab the edge of a make-up sponge into the powder and apply it heavily under your waterline and under your lips.

Youtuber Wayne Goss demonstrates the technique in a video, showing that although initially it looks like a lot of powder to be applying, once it is brushed off it gives a smooth base

Wayne says that sandbagging will prevent eyeshadow and mascara creasing
The powder should be in a thick layer and be visible. 
Complete your eye make-up and lipstick, and when complete simply brush the powder away lightly. 
The thick layer of powder will ensure that the lipstick and eye make-up stays put and doesn’t smudge at all. The effect should last all day. 
 

 

Lose Weight Like Kim Kardashian

Follow Kim Kardashian’s example! High-protein diets are Really the ‘key to shedding pounds’- experts

 Kim has turned to Atkins diet to lose weight after the birth of her son Saint, inset.
Kim Kardashian is following high-protein Atkins diet to lose baby weight
  And now, a new study confirmed high-protein diets are key to weight loss
 Protein activates satiety hormone release – helping you feel fuller longer – scientists
Lead study author Dr Richard Mattes said: ‘A good deal of evidence suggests that protein activates satiety hormone release and so should be most strongly tied with fullness ratings.’

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She also exercises a lot with a trainer 5 times a week and does lots  off cardio on off days
 
 

Weight Watchers .Oprah Winfery loses $24million in one day

Weight Watchers shares plummeted overnight after the company announced a 21 percent drop in quarterly revenue from last year

Announcement sends  stock prices down 27 percent, and as a result Oprah Winfrey lost $24million Subscribers to the program in the fourth quarter described instead of the anticipated increase after Winfrey bought a 10 percent stake and became the face of Weight Watchers

Oprah Winfrey just took a big loss in the stock market as Weight Watchers shares tumbled following a massive drop in quarterly revenue. 
The weight-loss company announced a 21 percent drop in revenue from one year ago on Thursday which sent stock prices down 27 percent. 
Winfrey, who bought a 10 percent stake in the company last year and joined the board, lost $24million as a result of the disappointing numbers.
The drop was due to a decrease in in subscribers to the program, which fell almost five percent in the fourth quarter. 

Big loss: Oprah Winfrey lost $24million after Weight Watchers reported poor four quarter earnings on Thursday

Big loss: Oprah Winfrey lost $24million after Weight Watchers reported poor four quarter earnings on Thursday

Not good: Weight Watchers shares plummeted overnight after the company announced a 21 percent drop in quarterly revenue from last year

Not good: Weight Watchers shares plummeted overnight after the company announced a 21 percent drop in quarterly revenue from last year
Stock prices soared after Winfrey announced she would become the face of the company, with the former queen of daytime television taking home $45million in the 24 hours after she announced she had bought such a large stake in the company.
She added another $12million to that last month when her first commercial for Weight Watchers aired, which once again drove up the stock price.
Winfrey posted the ad online to her nearly 31million Twitter followers and shares of Weight Watchers International Inc rose 21 percent from $11.49 to $13.44 in just two hours during afternoon trading.
Winfrey, who owns just under 6.4million shares of Weight Watchers, said in that spot that she had lost 24lbs on the program. 
Oprah’s best friend, CBS This Morning anchor Gayle King, also began posting photos of the success she was having with the weight-loss program last September. She has now lost 25lbs.
‘Watching the scale go down… Started@weightwatchers sept 12th &wish it was more loss! But as fellow fatty mc fat fats know once you break a barrier it is a victory ! No more weight in the 180’s (we hope),’ King wrote on Instagram in October.
The 61 year old then updated her followers one week later and showed that she had lost two more pounds, writing; ‘You know it’s a brand new day when the weight that use to send you to the fetal position now has you doing the happy dance.’
And just this past weekend she revealed she is down again, writing; ‘Bummer ONLY 8 tenths of a pound! Better going down than up I know. Weight Watchers points still working for me. But I do wish it was FASTER!’ 
Growth: Subscribers were expected to increase after Winfrey bought a 10 percent stake in the company and became the face of the weight-loss program (Winfrey making healthy salads above)

Growth: Subscribers were expected to increase after Winfrey bought a 10 percent stake in the company and became the face of the weight-loss program (Winfrey making healthy salads above)
Real: Winfrey (left in 1992, right in 1998) has openly discussed her struggles with her fluctuating weight over the years
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First look inside the Bel Air mansion Kim Kardashian and Kanye West abandoned …halfway through renovations

 …  why they’ve refused to move in
Couple are selling their Bel Air mansion after giving up on plans to move in
They are currently renovating a second property in Hidden Hills – but the grand efforts to create their dream home keep getting delayed

Grandiose: Kim Kardashian was seen giving her pal Jonathan Cheban a tour of her Bel Air home on KUWTK
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Grandiose: Kim Kardashian was seen giving her pal Jonathan Cheban a tour of her Bel Air home on KUWTK

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She’s been camping out at her mom’s place for more than two years.But Kim Kardashian dismissed the idea that she might prefer to live in her newly renovated Bel Air mansion – instead insisting that it would take too much work to make it ‘perfect’.‘There’s so much that we wanna do to it to get it sold,’ she explained to BFF Jonathan Cheban on Sunday night’s finale of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, as they toured the beautiful home.

 A patently incredulous Cheban admired the immaculate mansion, asking Kim: ‘This is amazing, why wouldn’t you want to move in here for two months?’

But Kim, who remains in situ at Kris Jenner’s house as renovations of her Hidden Hills mansion rumble on, was determined.

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Ugandan model is targeted by racist trolls after a photo of her lips is posted on Instagram

Model Aamito Lagum,trolled by racists on Instagram

“Black women will never be as beautiful as white women” Just one of the remarks made by cruel internet trolls

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...lots of primitive people in the world.  I think she is beautiful with rich full lips.

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Mariah Carey flashes stunning EPIC engagement ring

Mariah and hear beautiful HUUUUGE engagement ring. All  35 carat strong

…..euuuughe (trying to sound like a Trump or Bernie)
Famous for her jewelry collection, she is said to have more jewelry in carats than lots of shops.

‘nawah.’ You probably need special exercises to wear this for long

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 Wilfredo Rosado is the designer and says “I took the standards super high, and I wanted to create a ring that could not be measured up to,”   This ring is about the same size as both Kim Kardashian West’s and Beyoncé’s engagement rings combined. It’s even a couple of points up from Liz Taylor’s famously spectacular 33 carats courtesy of Richard Burton

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Brisbane tour company offers bargaiin cosmetic surgery…. with their tour package

Ladies would change your vacation destination to down under to get the much needed lift on a bargain? It will cost you around $3,500 USD

Australian Clinic offers ‘bargain boob job‘ for less than $5000 AUD with their tour package to compete with medical tourism in Asia… but can you trust cut-price surgery?

CosMediTour’s Gold Coast clinic is offering bargain ‘boob jobs’ with a qualified plastic surgeon for a record breaking $4,990 (stock image)
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CosMediTour’s clinic is offering bargain ‘boob jobs’ with a qualified plastic surgeon for a record breaking $4,990 AUD.

A cosmetic surgery clinic is trying to beat international competition by offering breast augmentation surgery for less than $5,000 – the lowest price in Australia.

CosMediTour’s Gold Coast clinic is offering bargain ‘boob jobs’ with a qualified plastic surgeon for $4,990 ($3,500 USD), lowering their standard price by about $2,000. The discount is the clinic’s effort compete as growing numbers of women flock to Asian clinics for cheap surgery.
CosMediTour’s Gold Coast clinic is offering bargain ‘boob jobs’ with a qualified plastic surgeon for $4,990 ($3,550 US), lowering their standard price by about $2,000. The discount is the clinic’s effort compete as growing numbers of women flock to Asian clinics for cheap surgery.
The procedure uses German silicone gel implants and is performed by an accredited plastic surgeon and anesthetist at a hospital, according to the company’s website.

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On average, breast implants cost about $10,000 in Australia compared to around $4,000 in Thailand (stock image)
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On average, breast implants cost about $10,000 in Australia compared to around $4,000 in Thailand (stock image)

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Kim Kardashian accused of stealing Serbian star’s hairstyle again -mmm


Kim Kardashian accused of stealing Serbian star’s hairstyle

...I don’t understand this. Is it like she has a patent on the hairstyle or she just wants to be acknowledged


Serendipity.  It’s a free world else just take out a patent on the looks already.


Anyway, here are the pictures

Jelena in the black and white. Kim in the right picture

    Photo: Jelena Karleusa

 

It appears Serbian musician, wants to take credit for everything Kim wears. In 2015, she slammed Kim for copying her style and even posted side by side pictures to buttress her point. Last week, she accused Kim of taking on a look she had rocked in 2006.
Here are the  throwback photos of her rocking blonde corn rows which also happens to be Kim’s current look.

 Who rocked it better though…..   

  Photo: Jelena Karleusa


 


Nude Yoga, The Human Body in All it’s Beauty

  Wow!  Amazing 

 
Peace: She wants people to feel beautiful in their bodies and admits she wasn't always confident in hersCredit Nude Yoga Girl

“The human body is beautiful and the poses and shapes can be seen very well without any clothing on. I wanted to take off everything unnecessary from the pictures on my account. Nudity in social media is a taboo but on the other hand the nakedness and rawness of my photos reflect well what I want to tell people with my account. “

 

No beef: The model says she actually doesn't have a problem with Instagram's guidelines but does want her picture to be real and authentic  Credit Nude Yoga Girl
The 25-year-old is a model and photographer who has been doing yoga for years and decided to marry her three passions in her Instagram account

For yoga novices, it takes courage enough just to show up to a class, what with seasoned head-standers ohm-ing a mat over. But a new naked yoga Instagram account could be just the thing a burgeoning yogi needs.Nude Yoga Girl shows that getting into a naked downward dog can be a spiritual practice all its own; her account serves as a handy instructional guide for newbies. The 25-year-old model-photographer has racked up 245,000 Instagram followers by sharing graceful black and white portraits of herself in yoga poses

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Nude Yoga Girl shows that getting into a naked downward dog can be a spiritual practice all its own; her account serves as a handy instructional guide for newbies. The 25-year-old model-photographer has racked up 245,000 Instagram followers by sharing graceful black and white portraits of herself in yoga poses without clothes.

While “model” and “naked” might not sound like a recipe for empowering yoga beginners, the feed is all about showcasing the human body in a new way, while offering a clear guide to proper form: Yes, many of the yogi’s poses are advanced and super twisty, but many of her photos work as guides to beginners who want to grasp the right alignment. And indeed, the lack of clothing makes it much easier to see the clear lines of each pose.
“I want to show that nudity can be something else than only sexual,” the model behind Nude Yoga Girl, who prefers to remain anonymous, told The Huffington Post in an email. She continued:

The artist said she’s been practicing yoga for most of her life, ramping up to a daily practice about a year ago.

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She mostly practices by herself at home, she said, and will sometimes use online classes to move her yoga forward. With nearly 100 posts, she has the process for practicing and capturing her poses down to a science. It looks a little something like this:

“I set up the lighting and the camera settings ready. After that I do a short yoga practice to warm up before starting the photoshoot. Sometimes I plan the poses in advance by browsing the internet or books for some inspiration and sometimes I get creative in front of the camera! My boyfriend is kind enough to press the camera button and take the photo of me. I’m very grateful for his help.”

Inner calm: She said yoga has taught her to focus more on how she feels than how she looks

The way the body bends: Nude Yoga Girl, who has so far kept her name anonymous, posts photos of herself doing yoga completely naked
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 Chrissy Teigen, Miley Cyrus, and Kendall Jenner have all seen photos of themselves taken down by Instagram, which bans buttocks and female nipples on its app.

But Nude Yoga Girl has found ways around those rules – for the most part. Making use of perfectly-angled poses and expert lighting that casts shadows in all the right places, she’s successfully shared 50 snaps of herself doing yoga in the buff.
She has had a few mishaps, she admits. So far, Instagram has removed three of the pictures she’s uploaded for showing nipple. But despite the hassle, she actually doesn’t have a problem with the restrictions. 

 A few problems: Only three of her photos have been taken down so far by Instagram, which bans female nipples and buttocks
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Favorite: Her goal is not to be provocative, but to showcase what the body can do and to make people feel good about their own bodies; she said this is her favorite photo so far
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Boundary-pusher: She manages to get around Instagram's nudity policy by expertly angling her body and making sure any 'intimate parts' fall in shadow; she'll also use Photoshop to enhance those shadows
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Fans: Her photos get thousands of likes, and most of the commenters are supportive and respectful
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Triple threat: The 25-year-old is a model and photographer who has been doing yoga for years and decided to marry her three passions in her Instagram account
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Love: She also wants to inspire people to realize the amazing things their own bodies are capable of
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Triple threat: The 25-year-old is a model and photographer who has been doing yoga for years and decided to marry her three passions in her Instagram account
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The Jumoke and Blessing Ogah effect on street Hawking Trade – and Lady Luck

The Streets … where (moths) em …can turn into Beautiful Butterflies, overnight!

The  good fortune of Olajumoke Orisaguna the “Agege bread” hawker and Felicia Ogah (Abuja) life seems to have permeated the streets. 

You’ve got to come out with your A game. There is always dignity in labor

     
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Hawkers looking correct at work showing grace and elegance


Earlier in the year, similar fortune smiled upon Felicia Ogah a street hawker in Abuja.

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Felicia Ogah: From street hawker to in-demand model

 Street  hawkers  seem to have sharpened their game and presentation realizing that divine favor may shine in an instant and you’ve got to be ready at the drop of a hat. 

Check out the lady below, looking sharp in yellow T-shirt and black leggings with wares balanced ever so delicately on her head.

   
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Rock it, till you make it

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Jummy. The current rave, started as a street hawker.

Diamonds, a girls best friend – 404 carat strong

…mmmmmh a girls best friend is a mere 404 carat.  Not too late to be  valentines gift.

Any takers?


Photo: Lucapa Diamond Company


The diamond was recovered from a Lulo Diamond Project mine in Angola’s Lunda Norte province.  
It s said to be worth  $20 million.  Due to the new diamond’s color and clarity, according to Lucapa, and categorized it as a Type IIa stone — meaning it’s virtually flawless. 

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