Could the watch become obsolete? On the other hand common creams use chemical ingredients and synthetic substances that are not healthy for your skin like parabens, petrolatum, alcohol, fragrances and mineral oil. We acquire power if we know something and or everything about our cultures, etc. When we begin to learn and have a sense and more concrete knowledge about our culture, by looking it as it in it its whole wholesomeness(Holistically), we begin to understand, see and recognize, and observe more similarities in dancing styles, hand-clapping, voicing, circle-formations, and half moon patterns crisscrossing lines, snake-like, and choreographic back and forth movements in-sync and patterned precisely, with a flurry and changing shapes, and forms on and of their same bright and energetic colors, Polyrhythmic syncopated sounds, explosiveness, and rhythm of all the 11(eleven) African people as one unified and diverse, variegated and one common national entity. Bantu Biko knew that … Read the rest

Fashion dictates what clothing and accessories that a lot of women buy and wear. Coconut oil soap is a safe alternative to traditional soaps for the whole family. The sweet, natural fragrance of the coconut is appealing to children. This makes it easy to switch from inferior products that dry out a child’s sensitive skin for the sake of a candy or bubble gum scented bath. Even baby will benefit from a splash in the tub using coconut soap, since it’s great for tender ones too. This has disabled our ability to unite, and work towards the achievement of our full freedom. Our inability to unite is a direct a result of our rejection of the Indigenous African Principles which promote a strong sense of community. This brings us to the fact and point that we need to need to ask and know who are people are.(Amilcar Cabral addresses this … Read the rest

Fashion is a hot issue and clothing of various types are on the rise. Reason #1: It could be that you are allergic to some natural substances. Take tea tree oil, for instance. There’s no doubt that it has numerous benefits for your skin: it helps wounds heal faster and is used in many acne treatment products. However, it can also cause redness and irritation in people with sensitive skin. An unexpectedly popular look front row this season has been full multicolour. Amidst the industry’s current obsession with neutrals, such full-on shades introduced a refreshing and welcome injection of fun and frivolity to the mix. Hippie style of the 70s consisted of long hair, brightly colored clothing made in free and flowy fabrics with exotic bold prints and patterns and, bell bottom pants. Boho chic is the modern-day variation of the hippie style. Adapted to the modern sentiments this style … Read the rest

The terms “Natural” and “Organic” seem to be spreading like wildfire across the store shelves nationwide, creating a lot of confusion about what it really means to be an organic skin product. The quote above at the start of this Hub states that : “To Ask a people to replace their language with a foreign tongue is like asking them to replace themselves”. It should be an appreciable fact that South Africans can speak English and Afrikaans, whilst being able to speak four or more of their African languages and one that they have formed because of conditions foisted upon them by a very vicious system(As noted in the cited cases above). If you want to buy a nice gift for your boyfriend, you can choose some trendy accessories that match his personality and clothing style. Buy a nice pair of Mens casual shoes, an oversized scarf, a trendy checked … Read the rest

Clothing can be divided into many kinds. In Kerala of southwest India lives an indigenous people, called the Nayar. They are known for having a highly complex and intriguing culture. The Nayar are a warrior caste who follow matrilineal dissention and are said to practice polygyny. (Nowak & Laird, 2010) Their villages are primarily sustained thru agriculture and display little significant difference between wealthy and poor families socially or economically. This society is unparalleled in many cultural aspects by any other culture even within India. Their traditions, beliefs and customs have been the subject of much debate and fascination among scholars and authorities for generations. As was the dress of the day in America of the time, so were my ancestors on the wall dressed in garb that made one pause: Who are these folks?-What were they and why did they have such fine clothes? I am not from a … Read the rest

Carol Tuttle’s personality type test called Energy Profiling can accurately determine your personality and beauty type by assessing your physical facial features. Now go out there and buy some fruits, vegetables and healthy foods, take the stairs, walk to the store and when you come back, go online and start doing research on natural skin care creams and lotions. Cows are given as a nexus of building relationship with other peoples or to those one is marrying into, the consultation of the herbalist and spiritual healers has the same practices, approach and beliefs attached to them, how children are brought up, the care of the pregnant and sick, the games children play, the preparation for war, circumcision practices, customs, culture and rites, the respect for the maternal side of families and societies, the laws and rules of and for the shepherd-boys, their laws for the Kings, how they managed and … Read the rest

Carol Tuttle’s personality type test called Energy Profiling can accurately determine your personality and beauty type by assessing your physical facial features. Cultures are not monolithic They are very complicated so, study more than one area (e.g., languages, dialects, food, rituals, customs, etc.). I used all the synonyms above because they clearly describe our miserable, decrepit and wretched condition, given that our country of Mzantsi is the richest in Africa, in so many ways, and we are at the bottom of any end and every development and progress that is taking place in our country, and we stand by the sidelines and watch other people, who are not of our land, become better, rich, educated, and successful. Although vest designs have been around for a long time, hundreds of years in fact, they have seen a resurgence in popularity, for both fashion design and utility. If you are a fisherman, … Read the rest

Most people do not realize this but you can remove age spots by doing a little research to equip yourself with the knowledge to find the best available natural remedy. It is through knowing, understanding, respecting and working around the clock with our cultural reality that we will be able to reorientate our people and shift the oppressive paradigm and dysfunctional zeitgeist that we see now amongst our midst as an African people For us to have a fully fledged and autonomous nation, we shall have to upgrade our cultural sensitivity and know-how… Until we do, the situation will deteriorate even much more faster, and we face being ‘disappeared” and being genocidally wiped off the face of the earth. African Culture, Traditions, Customs, Traditional sacred Rites and Practices, Traditional music and Dance, Languages and so forth, those are for us the only way to a free, independent and autonomous nation. … Read the rest

When it comes to having beautiful skin, it does not have to cost you a fortune in order to purchase all of those chemicals to treat it. There are many different beauty products that you can purchase for your skin, but those skin products are not all natural. “We must study our African indigenous traditions in order to understand and to evaluate our cultural, situation now. Many of us remain African at a deep structural level. A study of our traditions will reveal that they rival any tradition past or present, and that we have valid options for world view, values and practices, which are suitable for us today, with appropriate modification. Thus in South Africa now it is very expensive to be poor. It is the poor people who stay further from town and therefore have to spend more money on transport to come to work for the White … Read the rest

Celebrities are the reason that slim jeans have become so popular, women have always worn tight jeans but recently men have started to as well. Churches are fleecing their parishioners; the much touted and oft abused concept of Ubuntu is no more existent in our divided and shattered African collectives; our children do not even know our part of African history, customs, cultures, traditions languages and other sacred rites and their practices; and we, the present elderly, are not even helping them, nor we ourselves are functionally capable of capturing our culture, customs, traditions and the whole bit. It is incumbent on us that whenever we begin a yarn about our history, we should make do with what we have and are experiencing, than try too hard to become irrelevant even to our intended audience: The African masses. At the same time, we need to take a hard and critical … Read the rest