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We wonder if this really works. AQUAhydrate water cures hangovers? Well, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Mark Wahlberg say so. They have both just signed on as spokesmen for the brand. AQUAhydrate is alkalized electrolyte water,
“I was at a party last night till 4 a.m., and look how fresh and hydrated I am today,” Combs said at a press conference. “For the brothers out there, ashiness is something that is running rampant through our communities and this right here keeps me with my glow.”
According to the Huffington Post, Wahlberg turned to Combs and joked, “You left out the most important part: AQUAhydrate allows you to drink Cîroc vodka all night. This is a miracle cure for a hangover. I told him you’ll wake up fresh as a daisy the next day and that’s how I got him on board.” If you don´t already know, Ciroc is Diddy´s Vodka brand.
Wahlberg and Combs will work with AQUAhydrate CEO John Cochran to promote the brand to help build the company,which launched in 2004.
During the press conference, Combs spoke out against sugary drinks. “I grew up in Harlem and the favorite beverage of Harlem was Kool-Aid. All flavors. Made with half a pound of sugar. And throughout the years, that was my beverage of choice. I never drank water. That’s why I have so much flavor. I was a Kool-Aid kid,” said Combs.
AQUAhydrate isn’t just to drink to prevent hangovers. It is a water that is supposed to help improve one’s overall fitness.
But now Combs, who is the face of Cîroc vodka, is on a health kick and has six kids to think about. “There comes a point in your life when you decide to have more balance,” he said. “Me, as an extremist, that happened two years ago. And this is a part of my overall transformation — mentally and physically. Caring about what you put in your body and balancing things out.”
AQUAhydrate recently secured thousands of points of distribution across the U.S. and has major marketing plans to establish it as a household name. Although the brand will be joining an already crowded market, bottled water sales keep increasing. According to National Geographic, “Indeed, bottled water sales aren’t just growing — it’s fair to say they’re booming. Volume increased by 4.1 percent in 2011 — five times as fast as the 0.9 percent growth in the sales of beverages overall, according to Beverage Marketing. Bottled water sales, in fact, are growing twice as fast as the economy itself.”
What makes AQUAhydrate different, according to the company, is the way the water is purified and supplemented with performance electrolytes.
“As a brand architect, I am incredibly passionate and equally committed to every aspect of the businesses that I get involved with,” Combs said in a press statement. “It’s important for me to be part of something that drives me and is constantly pushing the boundaries, and that’s what AQUAhydrate does.”
Are you a bottled water aficionado? Will you be drinking AQUAhydrate?
In this episode we’ll show you how to efficiently save money on your home’s energy, heating and water bills.
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The average household can save up to 2,300 gallons of water a year, by ensuring they have the correct shower head installed.
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Kerry Washington has been our girl crush for ages. Any time the gorgeous actress is spotted at an event, you can surely bet the image is tucked away in a folder on our hard drives. So imagine how stoked we were to not only see her in the Vanity Fair May 2012 TV Issue, but to also see her guest editor spot on StyleBistro.com where she dished on some of her beauty secrets.
With credit cards in hands and mouse at the ready to purchase every single product she mentioned, we quickly found out that her major must-haves already exist in our kitchens. So what does the Scandal actress swear by? Water and fish oil pills.
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By Chrissi J
Everyone asks about what they can do to make their hair grow, and to keep their hair moisturized, but are you checking to make sure your hair has shine? The kind of shine where your locks are shining when you step out in the sun? Try these tips to keeping your hair all aglow no matter what time of the year.
Cold Water closes your hairs pores so that your hair will reflect light rather than absorb it. The water doesn’t have to be freezing ice cold, but try giving your hair a cool blast after you shampoo & condition.
Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Anti-Frizz Serum smells great & works wonders for most textures, especially fine hair. I would especially recommend it for straightened hair… It’s a gloss and isn’t heavy at all. For longer lasting and the shiniest of results, massage the Garnier ‘Sleek & Shine Anti Frizz Serum’ into your hair when it’s damp. No worries though, you can also use this product on dry hair as well.
Coconut Oil is great for all hair types & textures. It’ll definitely give you shine & moisture. You want to make sure that you only use unrefined coconut oil, and use it when hair is moist for best moisture penetration. Coconut oil is also great for hair growth and helps prevent hair loss. If you’ve ever had any severe breakage, try massaging coconut oil into the area and watch your hair grow back!
Grapeseed Oil coats the hair and is very great for shine. Grapeseed oil helps to repair brittleness and is a God-sent product for fine and straightened hair. It’s so light and doesn’t weigh the hair down at all. It’s not greasy or overly-oily and you can use it while your hair is damp or dry. You can also use grapeseed oil for a hot-oil treatment.
Almond Oil smells great and is also great for shine. Be careful not to use if you’re allergic to nuts though! Almond oil also great for hair growth and has been said to prevent hair loss.
Castor Oil is great for shine and maximum moisture. If you have straight hair, loose curls, or sometimes even fine hair, you’ll want to steer clean of this for everyday use as to not overdo it. But castor oil does make a great conditioning treatment for all types of hair. Soak your hair in castor oil for about 15-30 minutes after you shampoo and rinse thoroughly with warm/hot water. Castor Oil also great when used to twist locks!
Chrissi J is a hair-care specialist currently based in New York City, specializing in creative natural hairstyling and overall hair care. She is the originator of the Keepin’ It Kinky Campaign. Check out her work and videos at Keepin’ It Kinky and through her YouTube page.
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These days we are flooded with the latest and greatest diet trick, weight-loss measure or life-changing vitamin. Let’s get real; most of us don’t have the time or money to indulge in every new fad. How about we take a look at an easy way we can take care of our health today and everyday from here on out. Water. Check out these eight ways that water proves to be not only important for your health, but also necessary for weight loss and overall well-being.
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Taking control of your health can seem like a daunting task, especially if you’ve been neglecting it for a long time! You may feel like you have so much weight to lose, that you’ll never be able to do “enough” to get on track or that you’ve gone so long without working out that you’ll embarrass yourself in the gym or that you just can’t find a way to get more sleep or…enough with the excuses! Make your health a priority now before it makes itself an emergency later. Check out four relatively simple ways to improve your treatment of your temple.
(Time) — Americans quaff nearly 10 billion gallons of bottled water each year, in large part because they assume, wrongly, that it’s healthier and safer than tap water. Somewhat surprisingly, the data has suggested, underserved black and Latino families tend to spend more money than whites do on bottled water, and provide it exclusively for their kids. While previous research has shown that minorities use bottled water more often than whites, the question has always been, why? A new study in the Archives of Pediatric Adolescent Medicine aimed to find out, by surveying 632 parents, 32% of whom were Latino, 33% African American, and 35% white.
With diabetes affecting one in four African American women over the age of 55, now is the perfect time to make sure you won’t be one of them when you get there. While race, age and family history can greatly influence your chances of developing the condition, there are certain lifestyle choices and behaviors that can reduce the risk. So if you have relatives who are living with disease or if you are in jeopardy of developing diabetes, check these tips out and you’ll be well on your way to controlling your sugar.
(AJC) — An environmental group that tested drinking water in the city of Atlanta found it contains hexavalent chromium, a chemical that the National Institutes of Health has described as a “probable carcinogen.” The Washington-based Environmental Working Group said in a study released Monday that the level of the chemical in Atlanta’s water ranks 13th-highest among water systems it tested last spring in 35 U.S cities.