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Arabella’s 100% Natural Boar Bristle Hair Brush

Since transitioning my hair from relaxed to natural in 2011, I much prefer wearing my hair up in my fro/afro puff.¬†In fact, before this past February, I’d gone over 2 years without straightening my hair (no flat-iron, no blow out, NO NOTHING- All FRO!). ¬†Now that I’m wearing it down more often, having a good brush to use is really important.

This Arabella brush boasts a number of positive features.  These include:

-100% Soft Boar Bristle Hair; No Plastic Bristles

-Lightweight Schima Wood Finished Handle

-Bristles Do Not Fall Out After Repetitive Use

BENEFITS TO USING¬†ARABELLA’S BOAR BRISTLE HAIR BRUSH:

-Naturally Conditions Hair
-Adds Gloss and Shine
-Improves Hair Texture
-Reduces Frizz
-Stimulates the Scalp
-Redistributes Natural Oils Throughout

I know there are a few of schools of thought when it comes to brushes and how often one should brush his/her hair.  I try to keep it simple and minimize my use of brushes.  Especially around my edges.  I love how this brush is lightweight, but still sturdy and easy to handle.  I still see myself using this when my hair is in an afro to lay down my edges before wrapping or styling my hair.  Overall, this brush is a winner in my book and one I plan to get a lot of use out of!

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this product in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission‚Äôs 16 CFR, Part 255 : ‚ÄúGuides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.‚ÄĚ


Book Review: The Anti-Inflammatory Cookbook 



I’ve already shared a good bit about my history of dealing with chronic pain, but the saying is really true– “You are what you eat” and for many of us,¬† inflammation can cause problems and symptoms that may be uncomfortable, painful or even unbearable and what we eat can play a significant role in worsening or improving these symptoms.


With¬†The Fast & Fresh Anti‚ÄďInflammatory Cookbook, you can continue to enjoy delicious meals with¬†your loved ones, family and friends, while reducing inflammation, becoming pain free and improving your overall health at the same time.

Each of the recipes in this cookbook are made with easy to find fresh ingredients, are simple to prepare, and are either quick to bake, steam or saute, or they make use of a slow cooker, giving you more time to get on with your busy life while dinner’s cooking!

Here’s a “sneak peek” of what you’ll find inside:

  • 150 delicious, mouthwatering recipes including some of my favorites:
    • Sriracha Steak Wraps
    • Spicy Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles
    • Burrito Brunch
  • A 7-Day Meal Plan to start you on your journey to restoring your health
    • Lifestyle planning
    • Morning, Lunch, Dinner, and snack suggestions
  • Comprehensive dietary advice (Food allergies, Gluten Free, Weight-loss/gain, etc.)
  • Guidance to reduce inflammation
    • Including details of various illnesses and diseases and their linkages to inflammation

I think this is a great cookbook and I’m glad I added it to my collection. ¬†I really appreciate the visual appeal of the book and the wealth of knowledge it shares with the reader.

Moreover, the philosophy is really a powerful one– once you take the time to understand the foods that make you feel good and those that flare up your symptoms, you can enjoy more of those healthy foods that help you to feel better, which will help you to manage your weight and your inflammation and symptoms will (hopefully) continue to decrease over time.

Healthy eating, partnered with a good fitness routine and active lifestyle, have been key to managing my chronic pain issues and I’m even more encouraged after reviewing this cookbook!

 

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this product in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission‚Äôs 16 CFR, Part 255 : ‚ÄúGuides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.‚ÄĚ