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Enhancing Your Beauty the Natural Way



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“Am I the fairest of them all?” The familiar line from the mythical tale of Snow White is relatable to most of us. Perhaps not in the context of the Evil Queen but in the sense that our appearances matter to us.

Since the era of Cleopatra to today’s Naomi Campbell, women have sought cosmetic products to better their beauty. Modern cosmetology has thus become a giant industry. The demand in the market is high. Firms rely on innovative solutions such as those provided by a reliable mixer manufacturer to churn sufficient supply.

However, studies have shown the adverse effects of some ingredients used in beauty products. They have been proven to cause diseases like cancer and allergic reactions. Due to this, natural alternatives to achieve beauty have become a necessity.

Your substitutes could include:

Water Intake

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We would all be millionaires if we had a dime for every time we have heard the recommendation to drink at least eight glasses of water a day. Some days we achieve it but the truth is, we often get busy and forget to. This might explain why all the moisturizer brands you have been buying are not working.

Water is how cells get hydrated and how your body system flushes itself clean. Oils and lotions are topical applications. They are only applied externally to the skin and can only achieve so much if the cells beneath it are dehydrated. One may, therefore, suffer from dull skin, zits, and a general drab fatigued look as a result.

Before looking for more manufactured products as a solution, try hydrating your system first. Water intake does not have to be a boring regimented affair. Simpler ways to keep your intake in check include:

  • Eating fruits with high water content e.g watermelon
  • Have a bottle to tag along with your own supply
  • Infuse your water with fruit to liven up the taste if necessary
  • Have a drinking glass with every meal

Dietary choices

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Often, we make reference to ourselves as living in the ‘microwave’ generation. Quick and easy meals are convenient in the busy schedules we keep. Are we being mindful enough of the fact that our bodies require a balanced diet?

Size and body-weight are at the heart of how we perceive beauty. Though it may be a triggering subject, what we eat plays a role in what we weigh. Some people desire to be leaner while others would not mind gaining a pound or two. Either way, imbalanced and unhealthy consumption could be the hindrance to achieving your desired look.

The human body responds in kind depending on what you put into it. Granted, we do not all have the same kind of metabolic systems. We react differently to what we consume. The key is to listen and observe how your body reacts to what you eat.


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Remember that workout regimen that you so carefully crafted once upon a time? It might just be time to rethink it or if you enjoyed it, get back to it. Whenever life gets busy, one of the first things that fall by the wayside is recreation.

As the word suggests, recreation brings the body into a new state of being. Getting your heart pumping and muscles limber is important. It leads to the release of pheromones into your bloodstream; you will feel good and look better.

Exercise is the equivalent of playtime for adults so go ahead and make it fun and relaxing depending on what you need. If you are having difficulty imagining yourself on the treadmill, choose an activity that works for you. Yoga, swimming, boxing among others are all solid choices to consider.


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Circadian rhythms and bedtimes should not be limited to children. They are suitable for all ages. 

Erratic sleeping patterns and dark circles under your eyes are not unrelated occurrences. Your body is trying to remind you that you are not resting well. Eye creams and makeup may cover the dark circles only temporarily. But would it not be cheaper and healthier to simply give your body what it needs? 

Something equally important to consider is that sleep is not the only kind of rest there is. Relaxation in any form benefits the body. Others include:

  • Quiet times when one unplugs from daily pressures
  • Leisurely walks
  • Massages

Choice of Products

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It would be pretentious to say that we can all live without self-care products. Should we all be willing to ban chapsticks and throw our hair conditioners out the window? There isn’t an amount of fruit one could eat that would make soap unnecessary. The truth is, not all products are harmful. The middle ground between these two realities is making informed choices.

Glossy advertisements will do their best to sway you into a purchase with the promise of miraculous transformation. The sale deals will remain attractive to a fault. But, what are they made of? Assuming we all took to scrutinizing the ingredients, it is unlikely we could fully tell each harmful one apart.

In light of this, discerned buying becomes the last line of defense. You, the consumer, reserve the right of choice. There are products in the market that are solely dependent on safe natural ingredients. They may be the best compromise there is.


We all want to present our best selves to the world. That is the reason why we invest in meticulously chosen outfits and fragrant scents. All that notwithstanding, it is futile if we do not tend to the bodies we adorn.

Lately, everything has a sleek modern solution. For every part of your body that you feel discontent with, there is probably a cosmetic surgery that could fix it. We can not demonize or discredit these procedures that have changed many lives for the better. But what if, for the sake of our health and future lives, we put some effort into the natural solutions?


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Dr. Thomas Mensah, Dentaa Amoateng, H.E Anne-Sophie and 9 Mind-Blowing Speakers Shared Ideas at TEDxSpintex Hosted by Hyperlink Africa



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The most anticipated TEDxSpintex happened on Friday night at the Untamed Empire. A night of mind-blowing ideas shared on the TEDx stage. (more…)

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This Week On Twitter: Eloswag wins BBNaija HoH again, Twitter launches ‘Spotlight Location’, Chirp Dev Challenge and many more



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Get the latest news in music, movies, sports, entertainment and more on Twitter. Here is a recap of some of the trending stories during this week on #TwitterGhana.

Twitter “Spotlight Location” offers business presence for professionals

Professionals, be it content creators, small business or big brands can now strengthen their presence and showcase their products to customers on Twitter to drive results that move their business forward. Here is a Tweet by the social networking platform on how it’s making this possible through its latest feature known as ‘Location Spotlight’. Some media outlets such as Ameyaw Debrah has  Tweeted about this amazing feature. It is indeed a great time to be a content creator on Twitter!



Chirp Developer Challenge x Twitter is on!

The Chirp Dev Challenge is on and developers across Ghana are encouraged to join in for a chance to win great prizes valued at over $520,000 and be featured at the Chirp Developer Conference on November 16 in San Francisco. Hacklab Foundation shared a Tweet on how to participate by sharing your innovative idea building an app using Twitter’s API v2 to unlock new experiences for people on Twitter. Give it a go and inspire other developers! #ChirpDevChallenge.


BBNaija 2022: Eloswag wins HoH again with seven housemates up for possible eviction

It’s getting hot in Biggie House as housemates from level 1 & 2 battle out for the Head of the House (HoH) title each week. Eloswag has yet again won the week 4 Level Up HoH. Big Brother this time around gave the Head of House an opportunity to nominate from Level 1 or Level 2 house and he chose level 2. Eloswag nominated Kess, Modella, Chizzy, Pharmsavvy,  Kess, Daniella, Amaka, and Groovy. Watch highlights of Eloswag’s nominations via this video. A BBN fan commenting on Twitter said, “Eloswag will be wondering why 7 people this time around”. Meanwhile, you’re missing out if you haven’t followed ShowmaxNG where you can get all the daily highlights and gist happening on the reality show. Good job Eloswag!

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Global Citizen Festival is coming to Accra

Get ready for an epic line up of musicians including Usher, Gyakie and Sarkodie as they take the stage on September 24 at Black Star Square when the Global Citizen Africa festival comes to Accra. The movement, which aims to change the world through music and address some of the world’s biggest issues, made the announcement via this  tweet on their official Twitter handle. Start getting your dance moves ready people!

Asamoah Gyan targets Black Stars Return at Qatar 2022

In an exciting interview with BBC World Service Sport, Ghana’s football legend, Asamoah_Gyan told John Bennett of his dreams to be called to play at the World Cup in Qatar which stirred up varied reactions from netizens. The football icon shared that though he hasn’t spoken to the leadership of the Ghana Black Stars, he has started training. Here is a snippet of the interview. Reacting to the news, Social Media influencer @AsieduMends tweeted asking Ghanaians about their thoughts. Citi Sports also Tweeted. Catch more of the heated reactions by football fans here.


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Everything you need to know about Delta 8 Pre-rolls




Delta 8 is getting in popular among cannabis producers, especially with edibles and, more specifically, Gummies. Delta 8 items are more and more being added to customers’ shopping carts due to new flavors being developed and more concentrated versions being created. Before we get to the top (and the top of our customers’) brands, it’s crucial to learn more regarding Delta 8 products in general.

What is Delta 8?

Delta 8 THC can be a natural substance found in hemp in very small amounts but is converted in the lab with CBD in greater quantities for use in various products. Due to the fact that Delta 8 is derived from hemp chemicals, it is legal in our federal government. Federal law bans products that have over 0.3 percent Delta 9 THC but there is no restriction on Delta 8.

The most popular type of THC cannabinoid in marijuana is beta 9, also known as delta 9. That’s why marijuana is known to have health benefits as well as a powerful psychoactive effect, but also with adverse effects such as anxiety, and paranoia. CBD is well-known for its renowned reputation of offering health benefits (sleep issues, anxiety, general well-being, body pain) which you can take pleasure in without the mental jitters or the high from THC.

Delta 8 has pros and cons, what are they?

It has garnered a dedicated audience due to the fact that it gives a psychoactive high, but also has health benefits. It is possible to eliminate certain negative side effects by using Delta 9 (paranoia and anxiety). While Delta 9 does not produce as much intoxication as Delta 9 (less intoxication), it is equally potent.

Read Also: 3CHI Delta 8 THC Gummies Lifestyle: for Keto, Gluten-Free, and Vegan Diets

However, it’s distinct. It may bring euphoric physical relaxation, as well as mental peace to your mind. You can learn more about Delta 8 THC in our full blog on its benefits.

The advantages of the use of DELTA 8

The utilization of Delta 8, in general, is a fantastic way to reap the advantages of THC in addition to an intense high in psychoactive levels without the unpleasant negative consequences like anxiety or anxiety. Certain benefits include the ability to relax, stimulate your appetite, and anxiety-reducing anti-inflammatory effects that keep your mind in a state of calm. It’s high but without blurred vision.

Delta 8 Pre-rolls

Infused with delta-8, delta-8 pre-rolls are made from hemp flower infused with delta-8 (CBD or CBG flower). The most sought-after pre-rolls consist of pre-rolled cigarettes.

What are the purposes that Delta 8 pre-rolls do?

Delta 8 THC creates the same euphoric effects but is not as strong as Delta 9. Delta 8 prerolls. The one you prefer the most will provide the same benefits as our most loved ones, but they’re completely different! The most frequent outcomes are happiness as well as joy and relief from physical pain.


Delta-8 pre-rolls are a great way to experience the pleasure of the Delta-8 flower, without the need to make the flower roll by yourself. They are particularly beneficial to those just beginning to discover cannabis and don’t have experience in rolling smokeable items, however, everyone can benefit from the ease of pre-rolls. If you want to know more about delta 8 pre-rolls then visit

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Guest Blog: Our qualified doctors of pharmacy have not been paid for 7 months



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The Doctor of Pharmacy Programme or PharmD as it is popularly called is a professional doctorate pharmacy programme that involves 6 years of training in an accredited institution which enables one to become a licensed pharmacist by the Pharmacy Council of Ghana (in this case) or an approved body (which is country specific) in order to work in the clinical space. (more…)

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Hollard and Melcom Celebrate Five Thousand Policies in Two Years of Partnership



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Hollard and Melcom Celebrate Five Thousand Policies in two years of partnership. Since partnering to make insurance more accessible to Ghanaians through a Shop and Insure initiative, insurance group Hollard Ghana, with subsidiaries Hollard Insurance and Hollard Life, is marking two years of partnership with retail giant, Melcom. (more…)

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Fascinated by the new HUAWEI nova Y70? We answer all your questions here!



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Huawei’s latest HUAWEI nova Y70 has done something amazing that not many other entry-level phones on the market can brag about. It has put together so many solid features on a single device but at an attractive price. The phone comes with an incredible 6000mAh battery, an expansive 6.75-inch display, a great trio of cameras, and more. Here’s everything you need to know about this new smartphone.

How long can we expect the battery to last on a single charge?

As you already know, the HUAWEI nova Y70 comes with a huge 6000mAh battery. That’s huge even for a 2022 smartphone. The benefit of having such a big battery is that it can last for 3 days on a single full charge. What’s even more amazing is that it supports 22.5W HUAWEI SuperCharge to help you fill-up the large battery in no time. You will be hard-pressed to find such an amazing combination at this price point.

Read Also: HUAWEI nova Y70: The Smartest Choice For Entry-Level Smartphones In Ghana This 2022

Is the display good for gaming and watching movies?

The HUAWEI nova Y70 features a large 6.75-inch HUAWEI FullView Display that’s great for watching videos. The high screen to body ratio of 90.26% also helps you focus on the content leaving little around the screen to distract you. The phone also adopts a classic flat screen with a single punch hole in the middle to present a simple yet stylish design.

For gamers, the smartphone’s screen also supports an industry-leading 10-point Multi-touch technology to provide a fast response time even when using multi-finger gestures. To reduce the burden on the eyes, HUAWEI nova Y70 also features smart dimming, a luminous screen, an e-book mode, as well as a video quality enhancement feature to further improve the visual experience.

How good are the cameras on the HUAWEI nova Y70?

If you are looking for a smartphone with great cameras to explore your creativity, then the HUAWEI nova Y70’s AI Triple Camera is all you need. It features a 48MP High-res Main Camera, a 120° 5MP Ultra-Wide Angle Camera and a 2MP Depth Camera. Thanks to the f/1.8 aperture of the 48MP High-res Main Camera, it allows for more light when shooting resulting in clean-looking photos. Coupled with the optimised Huawei algorithms, HUAWEI nova Y70 greatly enhances the quality of captured images, ensuring every shot is of optimal quality, even when taking pictures against the light.

The 5MP Ultra-Wide Angle Camera helps you easily fit more content in one frame. The 2MP Depth Camera works with the innovative bokeh algorithm to blur the background, allowing your subject to stand out. The 8MP front camera also supports the bokeh effect to blur the background when taking selfies. Huawei’s AI Beauty algorithm can capture selfies in crisp detail with a natural beautifying effect and intelligently improve issues like image sharpness and digital noise to preserve details in your selfies.

What does the 128GB of storage space mean in real-life usage?

The 128GB storage capacity on the HUAWEI nova Y70 is going to be sufficient for the vast majority of people out there. To put it into perspective, you will easily be able to store up to 170 episodes of a drama series, 20,000 high-quality songs and over 60 HD movies on the phone. However, the phone caters even to those heavy users who need extra storage. The HUAWEI nova Y70 supports up to 512GB storage capacity when using MicroSD cards, allowing them to store everything they want in their phone. It is also equipped with EROFTS super file compression technology to easily download your favourite songs, videos, and games.

The trusted, innovative, user-friendly and secure AppGallery is available on the HUAWEI nova Y70, where users can easily navigate, explore, find and download a wide range of high-quality apps.

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