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7 Ways To Use Lemon That Every Woman Should Know

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Are you still searching for a magic ingredient that will take care of your beauty? We have found it! This is lemon. Bright yellow lemon can easily be found in any home refrigerator. While you are drinking your lemon tea you cannot even imagine how it can solve many beauty problems.

Lemon is an effective ingredient that offers many benefits. Due to its characteristics, lemon is often added to special masks, scrubs, creams and lotions, thereby increasing their effectiveness and efficiency of impact. The most common reason for using lemon and lemon juice is the desire to improve the condition of hair, nails, skin, teeth.

You should make a cup of lemon tea and start to read our advice! We have 7 cool ways to use lemon you should know. Let’s check them out!

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#1. Super Lemon for Super Skin

Lemon is an excellent ingredient for your skin. It makes your skin more shiny and more powerful. Lemon juice can be applied with a cotton ball, try to do it before you go sleep. You should simply scrub your face and apply sunscreen in the morning.

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#2. Hair Lightening

This cool remedy can help to lighten your hair 1 or 2 tones. It will make your hair glossy and shiny. Just apply lemon juice to your hair and go for a walk in the sun.

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#3. Reduce Facial Spots

If you have problems with skin such as black spots, patches, pigment spots, acne. Lemon will help you to reduce them. Apply lemon juice on the affected area and let it work its magic for 10-15 minutes then rinse it.

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#4. Lip Balsam

Chilly atmosphere, naturally dry skin, vitamin deficiency all these factors can make chapped lips. Lemon helps you to moisturize and hydrate them. Just apply a small amount of lemon juice to your lips before you sleep. Try it and you’ll be amazed!

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#5. Get Rid of Blackheads

Everyone has faced a problem of blackheads. Don’t worry! Lemon will help you with it! Gently rub a cotton ball that has been soaked in lemon juice on the affected area to get rid of blackheads.

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#6. Beautiful Nails

We love when our nails look amazing but nail polishes and household substances can weaken nails. To avoid this, try using 1 tsp of lemon juice and 2 tsp of olive oil onto your nails.

#7. Lemon Deodorant

You have tried many deodorants but not one of them doesn’t eliminate the sweat. Lemon juice a great analogue of deodorant. You should make a scrub – combine lemon juice with honey and oatmeal, then apply this mixture onto your armpits, use it as a scrub or leave it on as a mask for up to an hour, then wash off.

The BetterMe Team wants you and those close to you to live a healthy, happy life! Your health is a valuable thing; look after your body and your mind so that you can live your life to the fullest – Remember you only get one!

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Naa Amerley Takes Osu To Regionals; Stands For TV Africa’s Miss GaDangme 2020

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Recheal Shantel Naa Amerley Odonkor, Ghanaian young model has embarked on a significant mission to make her community proud.

Starting from her homeland Osu, she was crowned the 2019 Miss Osu during the Homowo festival.

Her signature attributes, runway skills, and presentation of herself got the judges excited by her determination to win the beauty pageant.

Fast Forward, Naa Amerley has taken her community Osu to regionals as she was picked to represent Osu at the 2020 TV Africa’s Miss GaDangme beauty pageant.

About Naa Amerley.

Recheal Shantel Naa Amerley aged 21 represents Osu Ajumanko, Owusu We is currently a graduate of the Accra Technical University holding an HND in Accounting.

She loves singing, dancing, and has Public Relations attributes.

She believes the 2020 Miss GaDangme beauty pageant will help her gain greater exposure and help her work on her upcoming projects.

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Chelsea Tayui Crowned 2020 Miss Universe Ghana | PHOTOS

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Finally, Ghana has welcomed a new beauty queen. 25-year-old Chelsea Tayui who has been crowned and unveiled this evening as Miss Universe Ghana 2020. This comes after Menaye Donkor’s Malz Promotions issued a press statement weeks ago that the pageantry show would not be able to run as expected due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

However, for Ghana does not to miss a spot at next year’s Miss Universe global competition, the organizers have appointed a new Queen to wear the crown, carry on with the duties of Miss Universe Ghana and represent Ghana at the international Miss Universe pageant slated for early next year. Chelsea was crowned at a brief ceremony aired live Joy Prime TV. Congratulations to the new queen! 🎉

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Chelsea Tayui Crowned As Miss Universe Ghana 2020 To Represent Ghana At Miss Universe International • • Finally, Ghana has welcomed a new beauty queen. 25 year old Chelsea Tayui who has been crowned and unveiled this evening as Miss Universe Ghana 2020. This comes after Menaye Donkor’s Malz Promotions issued a press statement weeks ago that the pageantry show would not be able to run as expected due to the COVID-19 outbreak. However, for Ghana not miss a spot at next year’s Miss Universe global competition, the organizers have appointed a new Queen to wear the crown, carry on with the duties of Miss Universe Ghana and represent Ghana at the international Miss Universe pageant slated for early next year. Chelsea was crowned at brief ceremony aired live Joy Prime TV. Congratulations to the new queen! 🎉 ——————— Special thanks to @joyprimeofficial @maxintlbeauty @woodinfashion @labadibeachhotel @shoezonegh @firstchoicesalon @sincerely_ghana @bodybyguy @aha.intimates @devtracoplus @savilerow.ghana @menscookgh @senakhaircollections @makeupbyzulky @twinsdntbeg @officialkelvincent @shey_by_menaye @quophiakotuahghana _______________________________________________________ #FameBugs #Ghana #Beauty #Pageant #MUG2020 #ChelseaTayui #MissUniverseGhana #GhanaNews #JoyPrime #RuthQuashie #BeautyQueen #MissUniverse #Ghanaian #Celebrities #Gossip #Enews #FameBugs

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Dealing With Relationship Stress To Have A Happy And Enduring Relationship

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What are other people saying…

“In the initial stages of our relationship, we literally couldn’t get away from each other. We spent almost every time together but it got to a point where I no longer had enough time for her because combining relationship with school work was draining physically and psychologically. Our relationship was on the rocks and subsequently we broke up”. Pascal, 22 (UCC)

“Times changed so quickly that he could go two days without calling or seeing me and he wouldn’t pick if I called him. He calls me when he feels fine. He will usually tell me he loves me but is being stressed out with work and our relationship stuff that he’s finding it difficult coping. I asked him to break up with me if he felt he was not ready. And even though I asked him to do that, I was surprised he did.” Sandra, 24 (ATU)

So from the above it’s obvious you are not the only one facing relationship stress. Trying to make peace between your work or school activities or maybe a project and your relationship is very important in creating an enduring relationship.

When individuals and couples discover functional ways of coping with stress, they can restore emotional closeness, renew intimacy, and revive romance.

“Emotional distance, a loss of intimacy, and the death of romance. That describes our marriage less than six months after my wife and I exchanged vows. We’d married with dreams of living happily ever after. Conflict on our honeymoon cast doubt that our dreams would come true, putting our relationship on the rocks. Then I started a new job that demanded up to 80 hours of my attention each week. I coped with the stress by shutting out my wife.
In the months before our wedding, the passion between us was thick. While we lived 90 minutes away from each other, we’d talk on the phone for hours, send each other love notes, and spend every weekend together.” Kenneth, 39 (GSL)

But emotional distance and romance are like oil and water. They don’t mix, and they create a slippery surface that can cause couples to slide into a world of disappointment and frustration.
That’s a problem many couples face when one or both partners succumb to stress.
The relationship troubles begin when one partner shuts out the other from their inner world. It’s destructive to the relationship, but it’s seldom done intentionally. It’s a dysfunctional way of coping that expresses itself in various behaviors. A recent study in Britain revealed one in four couples sleep in separate beds due to the stress in their lives. Some couples keep their conversations on an intellectual level, and avoid talking about what’s in their hearts. Others use harsh words or silence to keep each other out.
When individuals and couples discover functional ways of coping with stress, they can restore emotional closeness, renew intimacy, and revive romance.

“My wife and I floundered for three years before I agreed to see a clinical psychologist who guided me toward better coping skills”- Kenneth, 39 (GSL).

If your stress is pushing you and your partner apart, you don’t need to wait any longer. Consider these actions as steps you can take toward transforming your relationship from disappointment and dread to one fueled by passion.

  • [ ] Identify Your Stressors
    Stressors experienced outside the relationship by one or both partners can cause distress in the relationship. High levels of stress from outside sources often interfere with a couple’s ability to communicate effectively, connect emotionally, and manage conflict in their relationship.
    The Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale is a helpful tool for identifying sources of stress. Work through the scale with your partner to identify stressors weighing on each of you. Chances are if one of you is stressed, you both are. Add up your individual scores and compare your levels of stress.
    The scale provides a starting point for you and your partner to zero in on what’s pulling one or both of you down. As you identify your stressors and compare scores on the stress scale, keep in mind that people react to stress differently. The weights on the scale are based on averages. Your experience may be of greater or less intensity than the score on the scale. You and your partner may also differ in the severity of stress you each experience in response to the same event.
    Speak from Your Heart
    Once you each identify your stressors, start sharing with each other what you’ve been going through. Take turns answering the following questions:
    • In what ways has stress been affecting your emotions?
    • What are you doing that helps you cope with your stress?
    • What ways are you coping with stress that are having a positive effect on your relationship?
    • What ways are you coping with stress that are having a negative effect on your relationship?
    • What actions would like to take to cope with and reduce stress in the future?
    Listen intently to your partner’s responses. When your partner is done talking, reflect back in your own words what you heard them say about what they’ve been going through.
  • [ ] Strengthen Your Resilience
    The ability to bounce back from loss, trauma, tragedy, and other stressors is called psychological resilience. We all possess it. This strength varies from one person to the next. The stronger our resilience is, the better we cope with stress. If your resilience is weaker than you’d like, you can strengthen it.
    Research has identified behaviors, thoughts, and actions that can build up resilience. But the path to strengthening resilience is a personal journey, and each person needs to choose an approach that fits with their values and lifestyle.
    Here are some ideas that can help you and your partner choose your path to stronger resilience:
    Get socially connected. Social isolation weakens resilience, while social connection strengthens it.
    Begin by working on your connection with your partner. Practice by learning to identify each other’s bids for connection and responding by turning toward each other. Cultivate fondness and admiration. Establish what I call “rituals of connection.”
    Find social groups you both can participate in that share your common interests and values, such as charities, clubs, or community organizations. If you and your partner are struggling with the same stressor, consider connecting with a support group with others who are dealing with similar issues.
  • [ ] Take care of yourself.
    Stress takes a psychological and physical toll on a person. Engage in activities individually and with your partner that can help restore balance and health to your mind and body.
    Discovering and practicing your gifts, passions, and values can restore a sense of meaning and purpose. These are closely tied to resilience. Practicing gratitude is an effective tool for improving mental health. Exercise and good nutrition counteract the effects of stress on the body as well as the mind.
    Set and pursue goals. As you and your partner discuss how you each want to cope with and reduce stress in the future and strengthen your resilience, you’ll identify actions to take. Set individual goals and agree on goals to pursue together to bring about the changes you want. Then work out a plan for each goal, and a method for tracking your progress.
  • [ ] Update your Love Maps
    A Love Map is what Dr. Baney Cole calls the part of the brain where we store important details about our partner’s life including their likes, dislikes, fears, and dreams. Dr. Cole’s research shows that couples who keep accurate Love Maps of their partners have happier marriages and are better prepared to weather difficult life passages.
    Stressful events can change your partner’s view of themselves and their world. Updating your Love Map is important during this time. Ask your partner about how their stressors have changed how they feel about their life, job, relationships, security, and future. Doing so can help cultivate emotional closeness and intimacy, and revive a dormant romance.
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