‘Look Like A Girl … Think Like A Man’: Bic Causes Outrage On National Women’s Day

A South African pen manufacturer has apologised after its “empowering” message to women urging them to look like a girl and think like a man caused outrage on social media. Bic South Africa posted the ad on its Facebook page to celebrate national women’s day. Showing a smiling woman in a suit with arms folded, it… Read More

Educating Girls Is The Key To Ending Poverty

Poverty is cyclical. The best indicator of if a child will end up in poverty is if her parents live in poverty. It’s pretty simple to understand: Economic classes tend to segregate. Meaning poor people generally live clustered together. Meaning that their collective political clout degrades and rarely leads to improved access to resources and… Read More

This Floating School in Bangladesh Is Giving Girls Access To Education

I have friends who spent part of their education sailing around the world. They learned about other cultures, traveled to different countries, and gained knowledge far from the standard curriculum of most educations. In my experience, I have known this type of education as a privilege reserved for those that can afford the high cost… Read More

/ Beauty / Summer Skincare

My most recent skincare discovery came through one of my best friends Bee a couple of months ago. Lovely Bee moved here in April, and started working formagician Doctor Sebagh’s skincare brand. Spring, winter, summer, fall- it doesn’t matter. My skin has always been a sensitive disaster. When Bee presented me a bag of Sebagh’s samples,… Read More

Chocolate Almond Bark

Just throw a few ingredients into melted chocolate and you get something decadent to please all.   Sweetness 2/3 Difficulty 1/3 Makes 15-20 pieces 1 1/2 cups organic dark chocolate chips or chunks 1/3 cup raw, unsalted almonds 1/4 cup raisins, cut coarsely unsweetened shredded coconut, to top Add the almonds to a food processor… Read More

Nu Skin’s AgeLOC Serum, Cream And Cleanser

I recently bought the Galvanic Spa from Nu Skin and have been trying it out with success, particularly on the brow and eye areas. So I thought I should also test Nu Skin’s ageLOC Transformation skincare products. The cleanser/toner, serum and day and night creams ($410 for all four) are based a “proprietary new ingredient blend”… Read More

10 Ingredients To Add In Your Salad To Lose Weight Faster

Who wouldn’t want to lose weight faster? If you’re smart about the ingredients you toss in your salads, you can make them even more powerful weight loss tools. Here are 10 salad ingredients that will get the job done! 1. Hemp Seeds Hemp seeds are high in protein and fiber, both of which can help… Read More

Bread Paneer Rolls

Spicy bread Paneer rolls are great as an appetizer and a tasty compliment for afternoon tea. This is very easy and quick recipe to make. Paneer, is an Indian cheese also known as chena that is liked by all and used in many dishes. Bread paneer rolls are made with spiced paneer rolled in bread.… Read More