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    It starts with the skin

    Our skin is constantly changing with the weather, stress and pollution of everyday life. When you apply makeup, it is important to know what your skin is doing and how to properly prep it for makeup application. The ultimate goal is to make the face a smooth and even canvas, which will improve the look […]

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    Spilling her secret

    Kerri Paul, mompreneur, juggles three toddlers (a set of 4-year-old boy/ girl twins and a 2-year-old baby girl) along with a burgeoning career as a restaurateur on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. She and her husband, Matt, are excited to open Brick & Spoon, a trendy-yet-casual breakfast, brunch and lunch spot in Biloxi this summer. With […]

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    Preeclampsia among biggest threats to pregnant women

    The condition called preeclampsia ranks as the second-leading cause of maternal deaths behind excessive bleeding. Preeclampsia is a complicated syndrome of uncertain cause, affecting up to 10 percent of all pregnancies. If not treated urgently, the condition can progress to eclampsia, with severe hypertension that can lead to seizures, stroke or death. The condition affects […]

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    Angela Renee Singletary

    BEFORE MY TRANSFORMATION Before my transformation, I was always so tired. I felt like I was going to doze off around 2 p.m. each day. I was very uncomfortable in my skin, both physically and mentally. I naturally was self-conscious as a person with dwarfism. Adding obesity made things 10 times worse. I had back […]

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    Queen of the pixie cut

    In 2007, Julia Shivonna Green launched LaBella’s Salon in Gulfport with a hope and a prayer. “Initially my ex-coworkers and neighbors were my only clientele,” recalls Shivonna Green – who found herself at a disadvantage not being from the area. “Oftentimes, I provided free services for advertising purposes, which did generate clientele.” Shivonna Green graduated […]

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