I was going to write a big post about the referendum and UK’s decision to leave the EU. And then I wasn’t. But having spent an entire day in the office, listening to people talking, bickering, and downright fighting about what’s “right” and “wrong”, I decided go ahead and write a little post. Hi, by the way; long time no speak – let’s leave that habit behind, ah? Referendum jokes? Too soon? Kay.

I have been a resident in Britain for over 10 years. I am not a British citizen. I was not allowed to vote in this referendum. Had I been given that privilege, I would have most definitely voted to remain. But I’m writing my post in spite of these facts because I understand and support the fact that I couldn’t vote 100%.

Do I think the UK will suffer as a result of this decision? Yes. Did I feel sick to my stomach hearing the news this morning? Absolutely. Do I think the people who voted ‘leave’ are wrong? Absolutely not.

I would have voted differently without a moment’s hesitation. But I think the key part of information that everyone seems to be forgetting is that no one was right and no one was wrong. We had varying opinions and different motivations for voting either way. Some areas (thinking of Scotland in particular) showed a very different attitude to others, and it may go on to make a difference and lead to a different outcome. For others, the decision is pretty final.

But that’s not to say I’m not angry and disappointed. I’m angry that people are allowed to make a vote based on nothing but patriotic feelings. I’m disappointed that politicians are allowed to make promises that fall apart moments after winning (however, I’m sure that’s a solid base for a re-vote, if only the EU will forgive us). I’m angry that the elderly are allowed to vote on issues that cannot be re-appealed for decades, when they won’t be hugely affected either way due to having a secure pension. But mostly, I’m disappointed in those who voted out of pure hatred for immigrants – not because I’m an immigrant myself – but because the immigrants aren’t even half the problem some people think they are.

 

I have never felt more disappointed and unwelcome.

And I pity anyone who liked living in the Great and diverse Britain.

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Today’s post comes from Victoria, who wants to give you a few tips on how to take better care of your hair!

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I’ve gathered five professional hair care tips that may surprise you. Interesting tricks that will make your hair stay clean for several days and voluminous blow outs that last a long time. Read this article and find out something new!

#1 Less lather

Much lather doesn’t mean better effect; in fact, sometimes it means right the opposite. Shampoos that lather too much often contain too many chemicals that damage your hair and ruin natural hair structure. They can even make your hair become dirty faster than it should.  While shopping, read carefully what is written on the bottle and stick to sulphate-free shampoos.

#2 Burst of cold

When you’re finished taking a shower, turn on cold water for a couple of seconds. Rinse your hair very quickly with cold water (avoiding the water hitting your body) and leave the shower. It helps to seal the cuticle, adding a sleek finish to your locks.

#3 Put off a towel

If you wrap your wet hair in a towel for half an hour after having a shower, your hair will soon become frizzed. Rough towel use damages your hair cuticles and makes your hair grow weak and thin. Instead, simply squeeze your hair and let it dry in a natural way.

#4 Another way to use dry shampoo

Don’t wait until your hair becomes greasy; use dry shampoo even on clean hair. Apply it to your roots and comb hair as usual. Though your hair is still clean, dry shampoo will make this effect last much longer. It will make a barrier protecting your hair during the day; plus you’ll have huge volume all day long.

#5 Apply products five minutes before you style

No matter what you are going to do with your hair (blow-dry, curl or straighten) apply all styling products five minutes before you start.  It allows your hair to soak in the product and let it do it’s job.

Use these tips and don’t be afraid to experiment. Take care of your hair and it will be grateful to you.

 

See more tips for your beauty here http://hairsalonprestige.com/

 


About the author:
Victoria is a 24 year old USA based writer who graduated from NY University with a degree in Arts and Sciences. She started writing when she was a child, contributing to the school and university newspapers and is now very enthusiastic about writing articles for blogs; discussing haircuts and hair care, as well as hair styling tips for both males and females.

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It seems as though most people are never fully content with what they have. The minute we attain something we’ve been wishing for, we develop a new dream, and the cycle goes on. But not all of us are dreaming of new cars and bigger holidays (not that there’s anything wrong with that!) Some of us are simply in the market for the small dreams with big impacts.

So here are 5 simple things I dream of, that would finally be attainable with a new job I’m applying for:

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Hello, hello, hello! It’s been a long time.

Any of you that are regular visitors will have probably noticed that I went off the radar at the end of December and haven’t posted anything throughout all of January. I had planned to. I had planned to post a “what I got for Christmas” post like many of you did, and talk about New Years resolutions, change, goals, happiness, and much more. You know, the usual January topics.

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Christmas is a time for friends and family, and most of us will be spending it exactly like that – eating dinner and spending time with others. But if you’re spending your Christmas in someone else’s house, there’s certain expectations and behaviours to be aware of. Here’s 5 of the main things to remember when trying to be the perfect Christmas dinner guest.

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