The month of May is national Mental Health month, Philosophy’s Hope & Grace Initiative supports women’s mental health.  This year their national campaign is “how are you, really?”.  We often ask people “How are you?” and it’s become a greeting instead of really asking someone how they are.  What Philosophy hopes to inspire with their campaign is starting a conversation.  Making people more aware of that mental health is a problem that people don’t talk about that often.  Unfortunately, the statistics are high when it comes to people who suffer from metal illness, in the U.S. it is about 43.8 million people a year.  If you think that doesn’t sound high, 91% of the U.S. agree that a family member has suffered from depression.  If you need more facts, 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness a year, 1 in 8 women develop clinical depression in her lifetime.  Women suffer…

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Blowing drying your own hair is hard.  For me it’s more of a task.  People are always complimenting me on my hair but what they don’t know it’s unruly.  It’s very long, dry, and coarse.  So it easily gets knotted (and dreads), loses body quickly and takes forever to dry.  The key to drying your own hair at home is good products, a good hair dryer and brush.  Since my hair is so long I section it off into parts.  I have contradictory information on the next part, so I have talked to different hair stylists and have asked them tips on the best way to blow dry your hair at home.  Some have told me to section it off in four and then blow dry the bottom first, one person has told me to start with the front because that what people will see.  They all have told me…

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When you think of California girls you think of blonde hair, tan skin and someone who is fun and sweet.  That describes Bridget Marquardt exactly.  If you miss seeing Bridget on The Girls Next Door and Bridget’s Sexiest Beaches don’t worry  you can now binge watch her YouTube channel where she shares traveling tips, recipes, tutorials on hair and makeup, and so much more.  You will love all her videos they are super cute and she posts a new one every week.  Bridget who grew up in Northern California now calls LA home and today she shares some of her favorite places in the city. Name: Bridget Marquardt City: Los Angeles Years lived here: 16 Favorite place for brunch: I don’t usually go to brunch, I rarely eat breakfast.  When we are in the mood for breakfast, Nick loves my homemade pancakes cooked in coconut oil with a side of bacon, so we…

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