Health and Wellness : What Yall Will Do?

Discussion in 'Black Health and Wellness' started by Kemetstry, Jul 7, 2012.

  1. Kemetstry

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    Animal Attraction

    The latest addition to the ever-odder quest for youth? Worm poo. Yes, as in the excrement of squiggling crawlers. It's the star ingredient in Wrinkle Butter, a new skin cream that promises to fight aging and speed cell growth.

    The New York Times recently reported on growing sales of luxury beauty products containing strange, animal-derived ingredients such as faux snake venom, real snail secretions (aka slime) and bee venom.

    Perhaps unsurprisingly, celebrities are among the biggest fans of kooky, biologically active treatments. Gwyneth Paltrow is said to go for the bee-venom facial (supposedly it freezes muscles for a Botox-esque result), and Tom Cruise is apparently a fan of the bird-poop facial. The scientific jury is still out on whether these products deliver on their promises, but one thing is clear: The quest for beauty can get pretty ugly and, well, grody.

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    What's the difference between any of THESE "treatments" and URINE THERAPY which many Africans and African-Americans have used for centuries??

    I remember an interview with Beverly Johnson, a Black supermodel, who said her mother put a baby's diaper on her face for acne.
     
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    I dont remember that being done in my neighborhood. But to each their own




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    Is this worth it?





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    I am not surprised.

    Obviously, you don't remember a lot of stuff done in your neighborhood. :lol:
     
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    That's because it happened during the 60's, a period you seem to have slept thru. :lol:
     
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    But for real dough........

    - continue to juice my carrots & beets and stay away from sweets.....:)
     
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    AND the 70s! :lol:

    He must be a Black "Rip Van Winkle!" lol

    He musta WOKE UP some time in the 80s; and then he proceeded to blame EVERY present-day ill of the Black community: oow babies, drugs, PERMS, gangs, etc...as the SOLE FAULT of them "YOUNGUNS!" :lol:
     
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    I come from a family of females, both sides. They didnt and neither did their friends




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    How would you know?





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