• Girl Smarts: Here's how to check your IUD strings

    Whew. Now, you don't have to think about it until the IUD has to be replaced (like three to 12 years from now, depending on the type)...right? Okay, you finally got that intrauterine device (IUD) you were thinking about, and you managed to survive the whole insertion process.Whew. Now, you don't have to think about it until the IUD has to be replaced (like three to 12 years from now, depending on the type)...right?Well, kinda.Yes, IUDs are super low-ma
  • Girl Smarts: 17 ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ quotes that will get you through whatever life throws at you

    If you've already re-watched your favorite episodes and stalked your favorite Grey's actors on Twitter and Instagram, then you may be looking to fill a void until the Sept. 27 two-hour premiere at 8 p.m. on ABC. You might have heard a thing or two about the Grey's Anatomy season 15 premiere that is just around the corner, which means I've personally reached the point where it's time for everything related to the show to be written in all caps. (OMG. OMG
  • Relationship Talk: This year's harvest moon is going to totally transform your closest relationships

    Of course, the end of this month also brings with it a Harvest Moon, which makes its appearance on Monday, September 24 at 10:52 p.m. EST. September is swiftly coming to a close (I know-huh?) which means saying goodbye to shorts and flip-flops, and hello to all things PSL, cozy sweaters, and holiday to-do lists.Of course, the end of this month also brings with it a Harvest Moon, which makes its appearance on Monday, September 24 at 10:52 p.m. EST.But, wait...what is a Harvest Moon
  • Girl Smarts: Savannah Guthrie says she's been on the keto diet for 7 weeks

    The TODAY co-host recently went on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and revealed that she’s been doing keto for seven weeks. But…she’s not exactly sure what to think at this point. By now, you’re probably pretty familiar with celebrities who rave about the keto diet (cough, Jenna Jameson and Halle Berry, cough). Now, there's a new celeb doing keto: Savannah Guthrie.The TODAY co-host recently went on Watch What Happ
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  • Guy Smarts: 7 insomnia cures that will almost certainly help you sleep

    According to the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, approximately one in four Americans develop insomnia each year. The most common causes of insomnia are anxiety, stress and poor sleep habits. Everyone has one or two nights where they just can't manage to get much sleep. But if you have insomnia, being unable to sleep isn't an occasional struggle — it's a constant battle."Insomnia is the inability to fall asleep, stay asleep, or waking up too early that results in daytime
  • Njideka Akunyili Crosby: Dora Akunyili's daughter sells one artwork for N1.2 billion

    Njideka's highest selling artwork at the moment is a 2017 botanical piece named 'Bush Babies.' Njideka Akunyili Crosby, one of the daughters of late Dora Akunyili, has sold one of her numerous artworks for N1.2 billion ($3.4 million).In a report by Wall Street Journal, Njideka's highest selling artwork at the moment is a 2017 botanical piece named 'Bush Babies.'According to the report, New York based art company dealer, Sotheby’s estimated that the "Bush Babies,"
  • Fitness: Get superhero ripped with this core-smashing exercise

    Hit both areas in one go with this superhero-approved plank pulldown, courtesy of Don Saladino, the trainer behind Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) and the Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan). To take on heavy loads and extraordinary responsibilities, you'll need a strong core and a solid back.Hit both areas in one go with this superhero-approved plank pulldown, courtesy of Don Saladino, the trainer behind Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) and the Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan). You've probably done plank
  • Guy Smarts: The best essential oils for a good night's sleep

    You can change up your diet, check in with a sleep coach, or count sheep, but one of the greatest ways to drift off is actually through your nose. Sleep is essential – but often interrupted. So many factors, things like snoring or other sounds of the night, can wake you up and leave you staring at the ceiling for hours wondering how long your body can go without sleep.You can change up your diet, check in with a sleep coach, or count sheep,
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  • Guy Smarts: What the new Apple watch can do for your heart

    But the Watch's development team, led by COO Jeff Williams, has tinkered with the formula to morph the wearable into an all-around health powerhouse with the Series 4, which launches today with potentially revolutionary heart features. The original version of the device didn’t have a heart rate monitor, couldn’t make calls, and lacked most of the fitness tracking features that have made it an indispensable gym companion for millions. But the Watch's development team, led by
  • Sex & Relationships: 9 ways to give your partner multiple orgasms

    That said, one small note: the ability to come more than once comes (pun intended) far more easier for women than it does for guys. Giving your partner just one orgasm is cause for celebration. But giving your partner multiple orgasms? Well, that's enough reason to throw a freaking parade.That said, one small note: the ability to come more than once comes (pun intended) far more easier for women than it does for guys. A man has to wait for their refractory period to pass before they're
  • MBGN 2018: Anita Ukah emerges new queen

    Miss Ukah will be representing Nigeria at the Miss World 2018 scheduled to hold in Sanya, China on December 8, 2018. Miss Imo, Anita Ukah, has been crowned the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria in the 2018 edition of the pageant. Miss Ukah will be representing Nigeria at the Miss World 2018 scheduled to hold in Sanya, China on December 8, 2018.The pageant which was organised by the Silverbird group, was hosted by the duo of Toke Makinwa and IK Osakioduwa.Miss Lagos, Aramide Oluwatobi Lopez, emerged
  • Today's Christian Devotion 22-09 -2018

    Until God opened the door through the Red sea, no one ever knew there could be a way in the sea.Because of you, God will do the unthinkable and all Impossibles shall be silenced.Every closed doors and opportunities against you shall be forced ...
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  • Girl Smarts: Carmen Electra just posed nude at 46 and damn she looks good

    The 46-year-old model and actress posed for a nude photoshoot that shows off her flawless and fit physique. Carmen Electra hasn't been a Baywatch babe since the 1990s, but she still has that rockin' body decades later.The 46-year-old model and actress posed for a nude photoshoot that shows off her flawless and fit physique.  In the photos, Carmen lies on top of silk, lavender sheets and leaves little to the imagination. She looks super-glam with her hair pinned up, and a slight g-
  • Girl Smarts: Jessica Simpson is pregnant...But wait, who is she married to again?

    This will be the third child for Jessica and her husband Eric Johnson (they’re already parents to daughter Maxwell Drew, 6, and son Ace Knute, 4). Big news for Jessica Simpson: The 38-year-old singer just revealed on Instagram that she’s expecting a baby girl.  This will be the third child for Jessica and her husband Eric Johnson (they’re already parents to daughter Maxwell Drew, 6, and son Ace Knute, 4).Jessica hinted to People back in April that she and Eric, 3
  • Girl Smarts: Kirstie Alley's weight-loss journey hasn't been easy

    The 67-year-old actress and mom of two has been in the spotlight for years (you remember Cheers, right?). If anyone's had ups and downs in their weight-loss journey, it's Kirstie Alley.The 67-year-old actress and mom of two has been in the spotlight for years (you remember Cheers, right?). That means fans have been with her through her weight-loss wins and setbacks (like when she lost 75-pounds on Jenny Craig...or when she gained some of it back before losing weight again on&
  • Girl Smarts: The new apple watch series 4 is a health and fitness game changer

    So I welcome any help that makes me smarter, faster, better-at the office, at home with my family, and in my workouts. First things first, I love my crazy hectic life. I have no interest in winning the “I’m so busy” Olympics, but with three kiddos and the job of Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health magazine, some days it feels like I am competing for a medal.So I welcome any help that makes me smarter, faster, better-at the office, at home with my family, and in my
  • Girl Smarts: 9 reasons it hurts so bad when you poop

    Most of the time, your daily #2 instantly makes you feel lighter, happier, more relieved, and less bloated (praise 'effing be). Let’s be really, totally, super honest: Few things in life feel as good, as satisfying, as downright cleansing as a good poop. Most of the time, your daily #2 instantly makes you feel lighter, happier, more relieved, and less bloated (praise 'effing be).But uh, what if your time in the bathroom doesn’t feel good? What if...it actually
  • Health Tips: What is protein water and should you be drinking it?

    But is protein water actually good for you? And for that matter, does it actually contain thatmuch protein? We asked an expert for his take. Now that high-protein diets like the Paleo Diet are trendy, it only makes sense that we'd see other food and beverage products marketed as high-protein. Case in point: the rise of "protein water," or bottled water that claims to be enhanced with protein.But is protein water actually good for you? And for that matter, does it actually contain&
  • Guy Smarts: Here's what it takes to be as strong as Thor

    But it's all because of his hammer, right? Mjolnir does a lot, from manipulating the weather to helping its owner fly. If you've seen any Marvel movies, then you probably know Thor is one powerful dude. But it's all because of his hammer, right? Mjolnir does a lot, from manipulating the weather to helping its owner fly.Not exactly. In out latest Superfit video, we figured out just how strong the God of Thunder is without his trusty hammer - and turns out, the guy can still do
  • Guy Smarts: How Leonard Fournette stays fit during football season

    The Jacksonville Jaguars’ second-year running back had to leave his team’s 2018 season-opening game against the New York Giants with a hamstring injury, and wound up sitting out the Jags’ home opener against the New England Patriots, too. NFL running backs have to train their bodies to endure arguably more punishment through a 16-game season than any other position player in football - a fact Leonard Fournette knows that all too wellThe Jacksonville Jaguars’ second-year r
  • Guy Smarts: Is there a cure for herpes? Nope, and there may never be one

    Even though genital herpes is fairly common (roughly one in six Americans has it, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention [CDC]), it's highly stigmatized, in large part because there is no cure. In general, talking about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is kind of a mood-killer. But the word "herpes" in particular invokes a special kind of fear and paranoia.Even though genital herpes is fairly common (roughly one in six Americans has it, ac
  • Guy Smarts: How you can hack your sleep with exercise

    New research indicates that exercise - particularly moderate to intense exercise, whether it be cardio, strength training or yoga - may also help you sleep better. Regular exercise has tons of well-documented health benefits, but have you considered how much impact your afternoon workout has on your nightly snooze? New research indicates that exercise - particularly moderate to intense exercise, whether it be cardio, strength training or yoga - may also help you sleep better.Sleep is one th
  • Traditional recipes: Check out how to prepare agidi/eko jollof

    Agidi or eko jollof is to plain eko what jollof rice is to white rice. Agidi jollof is a popular streetfood very similar to its plain eko counterpart. Check out how to prepare it.Cooking time1 hour 30 minutesRecipe categorySide dishRecipe cuisineNigerianCooking methodSteamingRecipe Yield4 servingsNutritionVery low in caloriesIngredientsSoft chewable bones a.k.a. Biscuit bones1 cup of corn flour or AkamuTomato stew1 big stock cube1 onion½ teaspoon curry powderPepper & Salt to taste200m
  • British Council: Bode Asiyanbi wins prize from 2018 International Radio Playwriting Competition

    As the winners of the International Radio Playwriting Competition emerge, we spot Nigerian writer Bode Asiyanbi's name on the list. In the spirit of Nigerians-to-the-World, Bode Asiyanbi wins prize from 2018 International Radio Playwriting Competition.BBC World Service and the British Council, with co-producer The Open University, have announced the winners of the 2018 International Radio Playwriting Competition. This was after receiving a record-breaking number of submissions at nearly
  • Explore Africa: See 5 of the best places to spot gorillas on the continent

    Gorillas are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Sub-Saharan Africa. Spotting gorillas on a safari or hike is a favourite tourist pastime. Here are 5 of the best places to spot gorillas on the continent.Gorillas are unique in their various species across the continent. 1. RwandaVolcanoes National Park comes to mind when talking about gorillas in Rwanda. A very small country in East Africa, Rwanda is not known for many things. Hpwever, the popular f
  • Relationship Talk With Bukky: My girlfriend of 2 years doesn't want have sex before marriage but she is not a virgin

    I need to know how it feels to have sex with the woman I'm going to spend the rest of my life with, before I put that ring on it. Dear Bukky,My girlfriend of two years insists that we won't have sex before marriage. I would have understood it if she was a virgin, but she has had two boyfriends in the past which she had sex with. So why can't she have sex with me? It pisses me off so much that I am considering leaving her. She's not a virgin but wants me to wait till marriage, what exact
  • Mai Atafo: Lala Akindoju's white gown was wedding dress goals

    It was a beautiful day as Lala Akindoju married Chef Fregz in an intimate outdoor ceremony and her dress was the highlight of the day. We love a stylish bride and Lala Akindoju was just that. The actress got married to her love Chef Fregz yesterday in a waterside outdoor ceremony and her white gown was wedding dress goals.Kemi Lala Akindpju looked beautiful at her traditional wedding in outfits by Tubo and Ejiro Amos Tafiri but her white wedding dress was the icing on the cake. Lala showed off h
  • Birthday Babe: Vogue features stylist Ade Samuel's 'Lagos Nights' birthday bash

    Stylist to the stars Ade Samuel ushered in her 30th birthday in absolute style with a party fit for a queen which encapsulated all the fun of Lagos. Celebrity stylist Ade Samuel who has worked with stars including Michael B. Jordan and Letitia Wright had her 'Lagos Night's' birthday bash featured in Vogue.Stylist to the stars Ade Samuel has had a monumental year and has styled a whole host of celebrities including the Black Panther cast. Ade, who started her career at Teen Vogue and has now grad
  • Milan Fashion Week: Get your front row seat to the Moschino Spring/Summer 19 show

    Jeremy Scott knocked it out of the park with this 80's revival collection which was quintessentially Moschino and we have all the scoop! Milan Fashion Week is well underway and it's time to get your front row seat to the Moschino Spring/Summer 19 show.If you didn't get your ticket through the post for Milan Fashion Week, Pulse Fashion has got you. The Moschino show held last night to critical acclaim for fans and editors who loved the playful yet stylish vibe the show brought to the 3rd
  • BB Naija Ifuennada, Launches Clothing Line [SEE]

    Ex BB Naija Ifuennada, Photo Credit: Fabwoman.ng
    Ex-BB Naija 2018 house-mate, Iheme Faith Uloma popularly addressed as Ifu Ennada is gradually recording great achievements in her career as she launches her clothing line.
    Ifu Ennada took to social media to make the announcement. The clothing line tagged, “beautIFU by DND”. She made this announcement on her Instagram page today, 21st of September, 2018.CEO of Duke and Duchess designs, Ifuennada, Photo Credit: Fabwoman.ng
    The clothing l
  • Krispy Kreme: U.S. Ambassador, Stuart Symington, visits doughnut franchise in Nigeria

    His Excellency, W. Stuart Symington visits Krispy Kreme office at 33C, Bishop Abayode Cole street, Victoria Island Lagos. His Excellency, W. Stuart Symington visits Krispy Kreme office at 33C, Bishop Abayode Cole street, Victoria Island Lagos.The popular American doughnut and coffeehouse franchise in Nigeria, Krispy Kreme, warmly opened its doors to the Ambassador of the United States to Nigeria at their Victoria Island outlet in Lagos.The famous franchise, which has stores in over 33 countries,
  • Wizkid and Shola: How to deal with deadbeat baby daddy drama without any drama

    The Wizkid and Shola drama went down yesterday and here's what we learnt from the whole thing. When you have a child with someone, a bond is formed for life, but it might not necessarily be a healthy one. Here's how to deal with baby daddy drama without any drama.Honestly, drama between co-parents is unavoidable. It is present between married couples, so best believe that it is also between the unmarried ones. Yesterday, Wizkid's first baby mama, Shola, chronicled her experiences in the
  • Relationship Talk With Bukky: My boyfriend has moved in with his female colleague and is now ghosting me

    I was dating a guy in my area but he got a new job outside the town. Now, he doesn't come home on the weekends or reply my messages. Dear Bukky,My name is Blessed, a female in my early thirties.I was dating a guy in my area. Later on, he got a new job outside the town and came home only on weekends because he has a house in my area. Later on, I barely saw him, he stopped coming on weekends. When I did my findings, I realised he has started dating a female colleague in his new office and
  • AFWN2018: Tobi Bakre, Uti Nwachukwu, Pasuma Wonder, Mercy Aigbe walk the runway

    It was a fashion and fun-filled affair as celebrities and models took to the stage for AFWN2018 to show ff the best and brightest of fashion design. Tobi Bakre, Uti Nwachukwu, Pasuma Wonder, Mercy Aigbe walk the runway for AFWN218.Your favourite celebrities were not left out at Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2018, they didn't just attend the show, they walked the runway for designers. Celebrities like Uti Nwachukwu, Bryan Okwara, Melvin Oduah, Caroline Danjuma, Pasuma Wonder, the children of the Ob
  • Campbell Olajide Ajiye (SR): Designer’s Amsmb Apparel set to launch in New York, Lagos store

    Campbell Ajiye (SR) who is also a fashion and Art student of Savannah college of Art and Design, SCAD Atlanta GA, broke the internet a couple of months ago, when the promotional pictures of sexy damsels in Amsmb apparel surfaced online. While basking in the euphoria of getting appreciable patronage online, Amsmb Apparel of   Campbell Olajide Ajiye (SR), the Nigerian celebrity photo journalist turned fashion designer is ready for the stores in Atlanta, New York and Lagos, Nigeria. Since
  • Chris Oyakhilome: Pastor's daughter, Carrissa Sharon Oyakhilome is getting married to fiancé, Phillip Frimpong

    The announcement inspired millions of followers in the Pastor Chris found Christ Embassy Church to pray for the young love-birds. The first daughter of Chris Oyakhilome, Carrissa Sharon Oyakhilome is marrying her Dutch-born Ghanaian heartthrob, Philip Frimpong. The joyous bride to be posted the news on Instagram and Facebook. In it she wrote "YES! I am engaged to my very best friend! The most amazing and my absolute favorite person…I am so, so blessed I would say yes over and over I love
  • SMADE Entertainment: Kenny Blaq to headline comedy show at Indigo at The O2 this September

    The highly rated comedian will be headlining a show for the first time at the prestigious venue on the 30th of this month.SMADE Entertainment is set to host top Nigerian comedian, Kenny Blaq at Indigo at The O2 this month.The comedian will be headlining a show at the venue for the first time on September 30, 2018.Smade
    Entertainment, known for bringing the best nightlife experiences to the
    African and Caribbean community in the UK is holding this event after organizing successfully a considerabl
  • Today's Christian Devotion 21-09-2018

    Psalm 24 verses 9 10. 39;Lift up your heads oh gates and be lifted up oh ancient doors that the king of glory may come in. Who is the king of glory? The Lord of hosts, he39;s the king of glory 39;. Today, the movable force of the Holy Ghost sha ...
  • Girl Smarts: 'Activewear companies, I know you're afraid of plus-size bodies'

    That is not what we want. We want to wear the exact same clothes our straight-size friends are wearing. You think plus-size people don’t work out, that they don’t care what they wear. You think maybe we just want to put on an old Richard Simmons sweat suit.That is not what we want. We want to wear the exact same clothes our straight-size friends are wearing.The plus-size athlete is a person. It’s not someone trying to lose weight until they get down to straight sizes. The plus-
  • Health Tips: 10 reasons you’ve got bumps on your vagina

    “Most of my patients worry about cancer or herpes when they see vaginal bumps. But most of the time, bumps are benign and temporary,” says Alyssa Dweck, M.D., gynecologist at CareMount Medical in New York and co-author of The Complete A to Z for Your V. Listen, no one's going to be thrilled to see a bump on their vagina. But are all bumps worth the meltdown?“Most of my patients worry about cancer or herpes when they see vaginal bumps. But most of the ti
  • Girl Smarts: Will Khloe Kardashian's good American line actually look good on you?

    In fact, she was back at her routine just three weeks after giving birth to her baby girl, True, this April. Khloe Kardashian is total workout #goals-between her TV show Revenge Body, inspirational exercise Instas, and her intense gym routine with her trainer, Coach Joe-Koko doesn't mess around with fitness. In fact, she was back at her routine just three weeks after giving birth to her baby girl, True, this April.Another fitness feat Koko accomplished this year: Launchi
  • Girl Smarts: Inside the creepy world of women selling you supplements on Facebook

    Thyroid disease. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Crohn’s disease. Autism. High blood pressure. Kaitlin and the seven other participants, all watching over Skype, hurriedly jotted down the ailments. From her Ottawa home, Kaitlin sat in front of her computer in 2015, intently taking notes as she watched her webinar instructor list a number of medical conditions on a whiteboard. Thyroid disease. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Crohn’s disease. Autism. High blood pressure. Kaitlin an
  • Girl Smarts: 12 reasons why you're suddenly so bloated

    Sometimes, you know exactly what caused your puffiness (like that huge dinner you just had); but other times, the cause of the bloating isn't so clear (was it something small you ate? Was it how you ate it?) Bloating isn’t just an inconvenience that keeps you from being able to zip up your favorite pair of skinny jeans for a night out-it can also be super-uncomfortable.Sometimes, you know exactly what caused your puffiness (like that huge dinner
  • Guy Smarts: Here's what it takes to make a $2,500 stearns and foster mattress

    Then you have to consider whether you want a memory foam mattress, spring and foam combo, or a luxe $30,000 mattress made with cashmere and horsetail. Buying a mattress seems to be more complicated than ever. You can go the traditional route of shopping in a store, or spend hours browsing through more than 30 bed-in-a-box companies online. Then you have to consider whether you want a memory foam mattress, spring and foam combo, or a luxe $30,000 mattress made with cashmere an
  • Burn fat and save time with this 20-minute full body workout

    Jay Cardiello, Love's trainer, created the workout for busy clients like Love and 50 Cent to burn fat and push their fitness level without needing a whole gym full of equipment. Full body circuits give you more bang for your buck than just about any other type of workout. This particular routine is valuable enough for $120 million man Kevin Love - so it should definitely be good for you.Jay Cardiello, Love's trainer, created the workout for busy clients like Love and 50 Cent t
  • Health Tips: The keto diet helped these 5 coworkers lose 220 pounds

    But five coworkers at a Sprouts Farmer's Market store in Katy, Texas, lost nearly 220 pounds by following the ketogenic diet. Aisle after aisle of chips, cookies, and candy can make it hard for grocery store employees to diet. But five coworkers at a Sprouts Farmer's Market store in Katy, Texas, lost nearly 220 pounds by following the ketogenic diet. Keto is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet that requires roughly 60 to 80 percent of your total calories to come from fat.Known a
  • Kemi Lala Akindoju: Actress and groom look simple yet elegant in wedding pictures

    The newly weds looked elegant and gorgeous in their individual clothes which were specifically designed by Mai Atafo. Kemi Lala Akindoju and her hearthrob Gbubemi Fregene aka Chef Fregz looked simple yet elegant as they had their white wedding today, September 20, 2018. The newly weds looked elegant and gorgeous in their individual clothes which were specifically designed by Mai Atafo.  The white wedding was attended by friends and family of the couple.ALSO READ: Lala Akindoju, Chef Fregs'
  • Guy Smarts: The Rock and under armour just created the ultimate gym bag

    Gearing up and dressing like him, however continues to get easier thanks to the actor's best-selling partnership with Under Armour, which has given fans everything from Rock-themed headphones to his signature shoes. Training like Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson might be hard, as we've learned from his many weight room Instagram videos. Gearing up and dressing like him, however continues to get easier thanks to the actor's best-selling partnership with Under Armou
  • Guy Smarts: Tiger Woods has a sky-high net worth

    He's been blessed with a career spanning multiple decades, but he's also been at the center of quite a bit of controversy. From breaking records in his 20s to almost losing it all in his 30s, Woods' path has been something of a rollercoaster. Tiger Woods isn't just one of the most successful golfers of all time - he's also, without a doubt, one of the world's most famous athletes, period.He's been blessed with a career spanning multiple decades, but he's also been
  • Relationship Tips: 4 romantic and fun things to do with your partner this 'long weekend'

    Are you out of ideas for fun things to do with your boyfriend? Thinking of what to do this weekend? A romantic weekend with your husband may be just what you two need. But are you ready for it?  Need to shake up the same old routine of things to do this long weekend with your partner ? When the typical “dinner and a movie” just isn’t making the cut anymore, it’s usually time to add some zest to your weekend date ideas.Pulse.com.gh brings you 4 romantic things to do w