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Kara Perez

Kara lives in Austin, TX, working as a writer and a nonprofit development associate. She graduated from Wesleyan University in 2011 with $25,302 in student loans and paid them off in three and a half years on a salary of less the $28,000. Kara blogs about debt payoff, frugal living and women in media on her website, www.fromfrugaltofree.wordpress.com

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5 Ways to Freelance for Extra Income

By Kara Perez / February 8, 2017

A national survey found that 23% of workers always live paycheck to paycheck and another 53% usually or sometimes live paycheck to paycheck. Stagnant wage growth is one of the factors that are preventing people from being able to save money. Given that the majority of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, picking up extra cash […]

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Simple Life Changes That Can Lead To Dramatic Health Improvements

By Kara Perez / February 7, 2017

The mass majority of consumers would absolutely love to lose weight and improve their health. Unfortunately, a lot of people will never achieve their goals. Losing weight is often easier said than done and many people will give up well before they achieve any real progress. The good news is that there are simple changes […]

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Flexible Dieting

By Kara Perez / February 7, 2017

  What is the first thing that comes into your mind when you think about dieting? Small chunks of dull, drab food including a lot of salad. And then sticking onto this plain monotonous diet even if it means you will have to starve for more than half of the day. The common trend in […]

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7 Ways to Use Lemon as a Beauty Aid

By Kara Perez / January 3, 2017

  When life gives you lemons, you simply incorporate them in your beauty regime. Hair highlights : Lemons are known to contain bleaching and lightening components which make them the simplest and safest way to add highlights to your hair. Dilute the lemon juice with a little water, apply them as streaks, and sit in the […]

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6 Things You Should Not Put on Your Face

By Kara Perez / December 27, 2016

These are a lot of YouTube videos and DIY recipes that provide you with quick hacks, but not everything will make your face look fresh and bright. There are some common ingredients which you should totally avoid, that can damage your skin. Foot Cream: The skin on your feet is very different from the skin […]

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Is Conditioning Necessary after Shampooing?

By Kara Perez / December 13, 2016

Shampoo cleans your scalp, but along with the dirt and oil, shampoo can strip away the essential healthy oils from your scalp, leaving it all dry and frizzy. Conditioning is a damage control step, to add back the moisture the shampoo stripped along with the dirt buildup. Conditioner restores the pH balance of your hair, […]

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How to Choose a Sunscreen

By Kara Perez / December 6, 2016

Sunscreen isn’t just another cosmetic product for fair, glowing skin- sunscreen is an absolutely necessity, especially when you go out in the sun. Sunscreen is designed to protect you from both UVA and UVB rays, and overexposure to these rays can cause irritation, sunburns, premature ageing of skin and even cancer. So, unprotected skin is […]

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Is Laser Hair Treatment Safe

By Kara Perez / November 15, 2016

  Are you tired of shaving your legs or does waxing hurt too much? If you want to try a new body hair removal method, you may want to go for a laser treatment. Laser treatment involves beaming highly concentrated light into the hair follicles, such that the pigments in the follicles absorb the light […]

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Maxi Skirts: Breezy Boho Fashion

By Kara Perez / November 8, 2016

I live in Sarojini Nagar (it is the Paris Fashion Street of India), the most important destination for every girl who is out on a hunt for trendy clothes at killer prices. So, as I stroll from one shop to another, I notice that the latest trending stuff in the shoppers’ paradise, are the Maxi […]

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Using Suitable Green Coffee Supplements to Lose Weight Safely

By Kara Perez / November 2, 2016

Obesity is one health menace that affects billions worldwide and people try numerous measures to discard excess fat in body. Fat accumulation is noticed mostly on body parts like belly, thighs and waistline. People gain excess weight owing to a number of factors and in some cases it runs in genes too. Overweight people not […]

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