Thursday, October 18, 2018

Let's Chat: Do You Think It's Wrong to Be Different?

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“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Have you ever felt like you didn’t fit into society’s standards of what normal is? As if, whatever makes you different means that there is something wrong with you but in reality, that’s not true. There's nothing wrong with being different because that’s what makes you unique. That’s what makes you stand out from the crowd of sheep. Trust me, life is far better when you are being a wolf.

What are society's standards of normal? It’s almost as if you have to follow the crowd. Be something you are not just to make others around you feel comfortable, but that’s not a great way to live your life. It’s exhausting and you know the saying, “If all your friends jumped off of a cliff, would you?” It’s not a good idea to live your life the way others want you to live it. It’s your life after all.

Be yourself. Yes, it may be difficult to feel as if you won’t be accepted by society’s standards, but it’s worth it. There may be people that don’t like you for you but that just means they are not correct for you. They don’t deserve your company if they can’t accept you for you.  All you need to do is embrace yourself for who you truly are because you are amazing. There’s nothing better than being who you truly are. Being YOU is your superpower.

Don’t let the world change that about you. Be the example that others can admire, not that they want to be YOU but so they can be empowered to be themselves to in the world.

Love always,
Princess Hiyah
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Monday, October 15, 2018

How to Make Homemade Rosewater Face Toner + Hair Mist

A while ago, I was so disappointed with a coconut water face mist that I had brought because although it was a popular product, it was ultimately unhealthy for my skin. All the chemicals they used made my pores look bad which forced me to discontinue using it. Fortunately, my mom told me to clean out the bottle and use it for something else which was a great idea because I came across a rose water recipe online that was perfect for my empty spray bottle…
Why you should use Rosewater?

Rose water can give your skin an ultimate boost of hydration which leaves it feeling soft and smooth.

Rose water can be used to treat acne because it is extremely healthy for your pores.

You can use rose water to balance your oily skin.

It will leave you with a pleasant rosy scent since its an all natural fragrance.

It's great for correcting damaged hair and promotes hair growth.

...and the list goes on.
You will need:

A Bouquet of Red Roses. Buying organic roses are the ideal when you are making this toner/face mist because organic roses are chemical free.

Distilled water.

A cooking pot.
Directions:

Add your rose petals to a cooking pot and pour some of the distilled water into the rose petals. Let all the ingredients boil or simmer until the rose petals lose its color. You can use a strainer to separate the petals from the rose water but allow the ingredients to cool down before you pour the rose water into a container.

Love always,
Princess Hiyah
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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Let's Chat: Is Sexual Harassment a Minor Situation?

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I’ve noticed that some people have a negative mindset when it comes to sexual harassment, that when it happens, sometimes it gets overlooked as a minor situation because many believe it’s not as important as rape. In my opinion, if you see sexual harassment as a minor situation, then you might overlook rape.

There are many cases where a girl have been raped and was told to not say anything about it because it could ruin the guys' reputation and his life but in reality, the girl has to live with a trama. I believe that this is caused by overlooking situations that society see as a minor issue.

Sexual harassment isn’t minor, it’s a major issue and if you are overlooking it, you are silencing many women from speaking up for themselves. Conditioning them to believe that their situation is less important than others, so of course, what goes on in their mind is, “Why should I say anything? Some girls have it worse.”

Don’t overlook it. No one has the right to put their hands on anyone without their permission, rather that is kissing them, touching their butt, grabbing their hand or anything unless they got their permission first. No situation is minor and no situation is major. It’s all sexual harassment at the end of the day and it’s not right to tell someone that it's okay and that it's not a big deal because it is. It’s okay to say "no."

I believe that when society stops thinking that some sexual harassment situations are minor, then rape can be prevented. We can educate many on what’s okay and what’s not okay when we stand up for our rights as human beings.

Note: I understand that guys go through things like this as well and I don’t want anyone to feel left out but I am sharing from a girls perspective because I’m a female. Lot’s of love to you all…

Love always,
Princess Hiyah
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Monday, September 24, 2018

How to Achieve Clear Skin with Avon Skincare Products

Whenever I use Avon skincare products, I’ve never run into any issues with the products irritating my skin like I do with most products. It’s completely friendly to my skin and I’m not just saying that because I’m an Avon Representative. I wouldn’t promote a product that I do not adore. I promise!

I haven’t tried all of Avon skincare products but I have been loving my Clearskin® Pore Penetrating Collection. It’s so amazing that I need to reorder these ASAP.
Order now.

It’s more than important for me to give my skin a deep cleanse and this product is made to unclog your pores from impurities, dirt and it removes any excess oils from your skin. I personally thought that I was a combination skin type but I’m starting to believe that I’m more on the oily side. This product works wonders for me.

Whenever I purchase the Clearskin® Pore Penetrating Gel Cleanser, I make sure that I use it day and night in order to get all the benefits of this product. I’m obsessed with how refreshed and clean this cleanser makes my skin feel and even though this product isn’t for acne, I notice that my any pimples that weren’t to show up every now and then end up staying “goodbye” to me. My skincare routine craves this product but it’s currently not for sale at the moment. Let’s keep our fingers crossed for its return because my skin adores it.
My skin needs a to be taken care of with the Clearskin® Pore Penetrating Invigorating Scrub ($5.50) at least once a week because it removes dead skin. It’s made with magic (a.k.a. Witch hazel) that exfoliates all that dirt and excess oils that have no business being on your skin. The grains are strong enough to remove the dead skin but not too rough for my skin. Like when using any face scrub, gently exfoliate your skin in order to remove the dirt because if you scrub too hard, you might leave micro-tears in your skin (but this goes for most face scrubs.) Love your skin and it’ll love you back.

Furthermore, this always leaves my skin feeling soft and smooth. I don’t think I could ever live without this product.
And finally, we come to the most amazing product of them all, the Clearskin® Pore Penetrating Black Mineral Mask ($6.99) which I use at least three times a week. Clogged pores and excess oils don’t stand a chance against this face mask because it removes any impurities in your skin, just like a magnet. Apply a thin layer on your skin whenever you need some “me time” and notice how the color of the mask turns to grey from black when it’s dry. My skin always feels soft and smooth after using this because it really works.
P.S. I took these pics in 2015 and I'm so amazed at how long my hair has gotten because this was when I had begun my hair journey. Wow. Progress.
...and these two pictures are from 2017.
Love always,
Princess Hiyah

Disclaimer: This is a repost/rewritten blog post with updated photography. Enjoy love.
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Friday, September 21, 2018

7 Little Life Lessons from Snow White

Stay far away from negative vibes. It’s like biting into a poisonous apple. Just ask Snow White. She’ll tell you…
Illustrated By Franz J├╝ttner
If you want to live a magical life, like the beautiful Snow White, then you must follow her seven little life lessons that can bring a bit of magic into each of our hearts. Always follow those who have what you want and why not follow the one who has a pure heart. She has good karma and is surrounded with people who love her and to me, that sounds like heaven. Here are seven little life lessons of the beautiful Snow White…

Always take a moment of your day to have some fun. Don’t waste no time worrying about all the negative things that could happen when you could enjoy the moment and have so much fun. You never know what the future might hold for you, but if you have faith that everything will work out in your favor then you are allowing the Universe to do its work.

Surround yourself with loving people. Good company is always the best company because positive spirits will lift you up. It’s okay to withdraw from negative vibes because staying in their aura space is like biting into a poison apple.

Bake a yummy apple pie or… When you need to get your mind off of negative things, do something you love, such as, dancing, writing, hiking or whatever you desire.

There are people who absolutely care about you. Just because someone doesn’t like you, doesn’t mean the whole world is against you. There are people who adore you but first, you must adore and care for yourself. How you feel about yourself will reflect in the world without. Trust me.

When someone doesn’t like you, don’t take it personally. Sometimes when someone isn’t happy with their life, they want others to feel unhappy too, but it doesn’t have to affect you. Hold your head up high and let your inner sun shine bright.

Take a nap. Getting enough rest is just as important as your daily meditation. Sleep benefits your mind, body, and soul.

Your dreams are coming to you but you must be patient for their arrival. All you have to do is let the Universe know what it is that you want in your life and believe that it’s going to come your way. It’s all based on divine timing so your dreams will manifest at the perfect time.

...Did I miss anything? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Love always,
Princess Hiyah
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