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Yoga is showing up everywhere these days. Large and small studios are popping up across the map with legions of devotees carting their mats to and from their favorites all day long. One in seven U.S. adults practiced yoga in the past 12 months, according to statistics from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health,and they percentage of people who practice yoga grew from 2007 to 2012 and again from 2012 to 2017.
The reasons for yoga’s popularity are manifold. Regardless of the style, Yoga –which emphasizes physical postures, breathing and meditation- confers many mental and physical health benefits.
In honor of National Yoga Awareness Month, Beauty in the Bag r
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Beyonce’s famous makeup artist Sir John and the global cosmetics empire of Luminess Cosmetics partnered to create Disney’s The Lion King Limited Edition Collection by Sir John x Luminess. Sir John created the limited-edition collection to celebrate the new film and it’s pretty gorgeous.
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