Summer Time Fine: #SYFINE 30 Day Core & Glute Challenge

Summer Time Fine- SYFINE 30 Day Core and Glute Challenge

After concluding our 60 day challenge which mainly involved food disciplines, I decided to craft our next challenge around movement (with the help of instagram and my personal trainer @AR_fit_) . The summer is not too far away and it is literally CRUNCH time (see what I did there).  Im not sure what gets you […]

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Holiday weight loss tips - The Savage Digest: Tips To Lose Holiday Weight, An Understandable Fiscal Cliff Breakdown, Sales Galore - The Best Time To Buy

It’s that time of year!  The new year , new me posts are sure to be flooding a social media site near you soon. A couple of my friends and I have had an amazing year in the realm of health. We’re going into 2014 expecting nothing less than chiseled bodies! I’ve always expressed how […]

Face So Soft, Can’t Keep Their Hands Off: Clarisonic Skin Cleansing System Review

Face So Soft They Can't Keep Their Hands Off- Clarisonic Sonic Skin Cleansing System Review

Now y’all should be pretty convinced by now, that I ,Que-N-A, am indeed a product junky! I’ve accepted it; But on a more positive note you reap the great benefits of knowing what’s Hot and what’s Not. For FREE! So let’s get into this Clarisonic Skin Cleansing System Review :       If you read […]

Health: Breast Cancer Awareness 2013

  Breast Cancer Awareness 2012 is here Savages! As you should know, OCTOBER is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month! The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) is a collaboration of national public service organizations, professional medical associations, and government agencies working together to promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease, and provide greater […]

The Savage Digest: Get the lowdown on Acne Scarring, Will You Buy A ‘Beast Jesus’ Tee?, and The 12 Best Foods For Your Diet

The Savage Digest- Get the lowdown on Acne Scarring, Will You Buy A 'Beast Jesus' Tee?, and The 12 Best Food For Your Diet

Beauty -{HuffPost} Acne Scars 101. Educate yourself on the dreaded hyper-pigmentation. The Huffington Posts gives the do’s/don’ts and separates myth from fact  in a recent post. The article also gives tips on how to lessen your chances to receive post acne marks/scars. We’re here for it! - {Refinery29}  There’s a CVS around the corner and you’re in NEED […]

The Savage Digest: Just Say NO to Celebrity Beauty Brands, Why 2 Chainz specifically used Dark Skin girls in “Feds Watching”, & Can exercising alter genes?

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Beauty -{HuffPost} If I had a dime for every celebrity that dropped a beauty product we’d all be rich. The Huffington Post says what  all beauty gurus have been thinking. To put it plainly, celebrity beauty products suck for the amount of money they’re asking you for them. Attach a name like RiRi to an already […]

Health Diary: My 7 Day Detox Experience

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If you have read some of my other health posts such as, “Health: Tips & Tricks to Quick Healthy Weight Loss” You have endured my interest in living a healthy lifestyle and my obsession with being “swim suit ready” at all times!  So of course the idea of living a healthy lifestyle led me to […]

Product Lust: Sea Breeze Astringent- The Itchy Weave Scalp Relief Miracle

Product Lust- Sea Breeze Astringent- The Stop Patting Your Itchy Weave Miracle

Itchy Itchy Ya Ya Ya! We’ve all sung this song before. And even if you’re not a weave wearer, a deep cleansing of  the scalp is something that we all could use from time to time! However, for my weave & braid wearers I  ask this simple question:  Have you ever experienced that itch that could not […]

Werk: The Clamp (Pre Spring Break Exercise) -Workout Wednesday

Pre Spring Break Exercise

Well Hellooooo Loves! It’s Ms “Que-N-A,” the lady with the answers for all of your questions! Welp, Spring Break is near and I know most of you are ready to jump into a bikini. If you’ve been following our “Summer Time Fine” series, we’re gonna supercharge it with some POWER ABS for Spring break. Even […]

Get Your Life: Tips & Tricks for Cleaning Out Your Makeup Bag – Spring Cleaning 2013

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It’s that lovely time of year where everyone should be getting their life! And by that we mean cleaning, organizing,and everything associated with the likes. Today’s focus is your makeup bag. Just like the food in your pantry make-up products have an expiration date. If you haven’t done inventory of your current lipsticks, foundations, eyeliners […]

Werk: Exercises To Get Rid Of Love Handles at Home – Workout Wednesdays

Werk: Exercises To Get Rid Of Love Handles at Home - Workout Wednesdays

Continuing in our Summer Time Fine series is a much needed video for anyone trying to get into that “iny-beenie” bikini. Checkout these simple enough to do a home exercises to get rid of love handles  Exercises To Get Rid Of Love Handles: Do Cardio + The Exercises shown here! Standing Dumbbell Knee Reaches Arms […]

The Savage Digest: Rihanna & MAC Will Be Unapologetic To Our Wallets, Rachel Roy On Her Fall 2013 Inspiration Playlist, & The Benefits of Coconut Water

The Savage Digest- Rihanna & MAC Cosmetics Will Be Unapologetic To Our Wallets, Rachel Roy Shares Her Fall 2013 Collection Playlist, And The Health Benefits of Coconut Water

Beauty -{WWD} Haven’t been getting enough of Rihanna? Obviously not!  It’s being reported that the “Unapologetic” singer will also NOT be sorry for raking in the coins that we throw to her new MAC Cosmetics collection. Properly named “Riri (hearts) MAC” the cosmetics collab we’ve been waiting for will include not only just lipsticks & lipglass, […]

Werk: At Home Sexy Cardio Workout – Workout Wednesdays

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Well, since Valentine’s Day is coming up, we thought it would be nice to feature a sexy workout that will aid in getting you together! Cardio is the best way to burn fat and run that mile to “Summer Time fine” . So check out this “at home ” sexy cardio workout  An Effective Cardio […]

Werk: Dumbbell Reach – Workout Wednesdays

Werk: Dumbbell Reach - Workout Wednesdays

Workout Wednesdays are back! Everybody say …. Summer Time Fine!  If you’re like me you’re at square one of your “Summer Time Fine Workout Plan”, which is to say you really haven’t started yet. So from here on and through-out February we’ll be featuring easy workouts to get you started! First up is this simple […]

Health: Diabetes Epidemic – Why It’s important to workout

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Every Day the cases of Diabetes in America are growing at a rapid increase. Diabetes.org states that “25.8 Million children and adults living in the United States have diabetes.” This is a disease encompasses all age groups. Although it’s predominantly seen in African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans, diabetes is a disease that can be diagnosed […]

Health: HIV and Black Women – Why you Should Be In The Know

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With the Beginning of a New Year, We here at SY could not ignore a topic that has became a spiraling downfall to the African American community! With the perception of a “New Year, New Me” It’s only right to be well educated and protected from a disease that is becoming a plague to the […]

Luxe Life: 2013 New Years Resolutions For The Mind, Body, and Soul

2013 New Years Resolutions For The Mind, Body, and Soul

With a New Year comes New Year’s Resolutions.  These are wishful hopes of starting the New Year off the right way.  Even though they may not always last, or actually even take off it is always appropriate to evaluate your decisions of the previous year and  prepare a list for the New Year complete with […]

Werk: Why Black Girls Don’t Exercise, Problem Solved – Workout Wednesdays

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Outed by a recent study(HuffPost), one of our many priorities is keeping our hair in tip-top shape! And as Black Women we take pride in our hair, especially when it’s been recently styled! Soooo running a mile is usually the farthest thing from our minds. Unfortunately for us, running and a new hair ‘do just […]

Werk: An Effective Running Routine – Workout Wednesdays

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If you have not started your workout regimen, let’s not wait till the new year, START NOW! Starting ahead of time will prepare you for your new lifestyle, and possibly begin your NEW YEAR with a NEW BODY! I’m sure a lot of you have been throwing down on the Holiday Food! However, even if […]

Health: The Signs of Suicide – The Jovan Belcher Tragedy

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If you’ve been anywhere near a media producing object, you’ve heard about the most recent & unfortunate story of The Kansas City Chiefs football player Jovan Belcher… Belcher, 25, shot and killed his 22-year-old girlfriend Kasandra Perkins, the mother of his three-month-old daughter. The incident happened in front of his own mother. Afterwards Jovan Belcher […]

Q-n-A: The Life Of a Savage…. in Nursing School – The Midweek Meltdown

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Savages! Oh how I’ve missed thou! If you didn’t know, I am actively in Nursing school, pursuing my second degree in Nursing. And my, oh my is it a struggle. As many of you (I’m sure) have experienced juggling several things at once, you can understand the difficulty in my personal life right now! With any pressure […]

The Savage Digest: The Luxe Therapy Scalp Soother, Jay-Z Celebrates His Birthday With A Barclays Center Documentary, Victoria’s Secrets 2012 Fashion Show Bras, and Insight on How Rejection Breeds Creativity

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The Savage Digest is a weekly feature that drops every wednesday with interesting and informational links to articles found around the net . This post is in essence a collective of links, a mini RSS feed of sorts, that we share concerning Beauty, Culture, Style and/or Health.    Beauty -{EHow} With the sudden changes in weather, […]

Werk: Nose to Knees Crunch Exercise – Workout Wednesdays

Werk-Nose to Knees Crunch Exercise – Workout Wednesdays

yes gawd! whewww …. Prior to Nov 9 2012 I was on a “No Carb-Low Carb” diet welllll with Thanksgiving looming I decided to take myself off that restriction to Thank the Lord for the many delicious foods he has blessed this earth with. With that being said the gym is going to kick my […]

Vivid Images: Kerry Washington Covers Women’s Health – Revealing Her Body Scrubbing Secrets

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Vivid Images is a post designed for mainly photographs of intriguing magazine spreads and cover photos from an array of Entertainment, Fashion, Beauty, Culture, and Health Magazines . The Scandal star ( female Denzel Washington in my eyes)  Kerry Washington covers Women’s Health for their healthy and sexy issue.  Serious respect for Kerry is due!  This role […]

Health : Low Carb Hot Wings- The Savage Recipe

Low Carb Hot Wings- The Savage Recipe

So I have been full of the official struggle! As I attempt to change my eating habits to drop some pounds and to reduce the risk of gaining weight during the winter months! So I have adapted a low carb and intense cardio routine this week, thanks to my linesister who is built like nobody’s […]