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Nike Air Force 1 Shadow Photon Dust/Pink Foam

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For its latest take on the chunky Air Force 1 Shadow silhouette, Nike has decked out the oversized shoe in “Photon Dust/Pink Foam.” Featuring a thick midsole equipped with the signature AF1 ridges, the trainer sees a minimal upper contrasted by a layered Swoosh logo at the lateral side. At back the sneaker sees dual logo branding, and is finished off with white lacing.

If you’re looking to get your hands on a pair of the Nike Air Force 1 Shadow in “Photon Dust/Pink Foam,” head over to Nike where the chic design retails at £94.95 GBP (approximately $115 USD).

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Best tiered dress – Stylish tiered dresses for summer

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The temperatures are rising and we could all do with having that perfect summer dress hanging in our wardrobes; something that you can mindlessly grab, throw on and immediately feel put together.

Well, this summer, we’re ticking off all our dressing needs with the tiered dress. The style’s flouncy and flowing tiers create a flattering silhouette, skimming over your body and adding a contemporary touch to your look that will make you feel elegant and chic with minimal effort.

The tiered dress comes in a variety of styles for all different occasions so, whatever you are looking for, there will be an option out there for you.

Look for linen and breezy cotton fabrics with washed-out stripe prints and frayed hems for your new day dress or, if you want something a little smarter, go for summer black with subtle details, such as tie collars or fluted sleeves. All you need is some chunky flat sandals and you will be ready to go.

You really can wear this style for a day in the park or for smarter occasions. The tiered dress even lends itself to an evening look – just try to choose smarter fabrics, such as silk and satin, and those flowing tiers will add the perfect finishing touch to your evening wear.

Now the only thing left to do is start shopping. Trust us, these dresses will be a mood-boosting treat! So, here are 10 of the best tiered dresses available on the high street now…

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CBD Oil Extra Boost

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Can CBD Oil Give you an Extra Boost?

We all need a bit of a pick-me-up every so often. We reach for the strong coffee or, heaven forbid, one of a large variety of chemical heavy energy drinks. After a few sips, the energy boost kicks in: heart rates begin to beat a faster rhythm, and focus and motivation sharpen noticeably. It gets us through the day and keeps us productive. However, this is quite an untenable way to boost your energy. Most energy drinks rely on stimulants like caffeine or taurine. If nothing else, our bodies adapt to these over time, so we then need to take mega-doses just to remain at equilibrium, and adding to our energy levels takes even more on top of this. In addition, it’s unhealthy to put your heart through such a large amount of stimulant use. Dehydration occurs as a result of the diuretic nature of many stimulants, and we ultimately burn ourselves out.

So, what should you use instead of energy drinks? Well, luckily there are safer, more effective ways to boost your energy. These include cannabidiol (CBD oil). CBD oil is growing in popularity and good quality sources can be found both on the high street and online. The most popular products being CBD oils, capsules, cream and even CBD gummies such as the UK’s recently launched ZenBears. But do they really work?

CBD oil: what it does, and how it does it  

Past data and current research are solidly building a case for CBD oil and its therapeutic benefits, including its ability to deliver good quality, long-lasting energy.
CBD oil is the non-psychoactive component of the cannabis plant. This means that the health benefits of taking it will not be accompanied by any nasty side effects such as being ‘stoned’, suffering psychosis and paranoia, changes in mood and perception etc.
To emphasise, CBD oil contains no tetrahydrocannabinol (THC- the psychoactive element of cannabis), so it does not have any psychoactive properties. Many people are beginning to take CBD oil seriously. Even top athletes are beginning to incorporate it into the supplement regimes, alongside stalwarts like creatine and omega 3. Part of the reason for this is the guilt-free energy kick CBD oil delivers. Energy drinks and coffee inject caffeine into your system, among other stimulants. This alters nerves and receptors, giving you something of a false feeling of energy e.g. the ‘buzz’ we’ve all experienced. CBD oil, on the other hand, supports the cells that make you feel fatigued, via the endocannabinoid system (ECS).
The ECS allows CBD oil to elicit a range of processes. CBD oil interacts with endocannabinoid receptors by stimulating and supporting. Cannabidiol has such a positive range of effects that it can be considered a wake-promoting agent. Through this system, your body will be able to better regulate the affected bodily functions, including: appetite, sleep, mood and anxiety, metabolism and energy balance, production of hormones, immune and pain system response, stress, learning and memory.

In particular, CBD oil’s ability to improve the metabolism and energy balance, alongside its benefits to healthy sleep, reduction of stress and immune function, allow users to experience long-lasting energy without the spikes and falls so commonly associated with stimulants. Maintaining a healthy ECS system will keep all of these functions working in your favour, leaving you feeling healthier, less fatigued and far more mentally alert.
Microinjections of CBD into the hypothalamus have been shown to activate neurons and elicit heightened levels of dopamine, a hormone intimately related to happiness, energy and alertness. Indeed, regular usage of CBD oil has been linked to improved dopamine levels.
The antioxidant properties of CBD oil make up an additional benefit. Organic molecules (our constituent parts, essentially) become damaged and break down over time. They lose electrons and become free radicals, which have the ability to cause great harm (a heightening risk of cancer being chief among them). Antioxidants diminish the presence of free radicals, and are themselves a contributing factor to improved energy levels.

How to use CBD oil for maximised energy 

Of course, we will all react to CBD oil differently. For some of us, it may have no effect whatsoever, whilst others will find their lives being completely changed by it. Because of this, it’s a good idea to start out with lower doses, building over time. As you do this, take notes using a diary, keeping track of the following:
 

1. The type of CBD supplement you take. 

2. The amount of CBD you use in a day (in milligrams). 

3. When you take your supplements. 

4. The changes in mood, outlook and energy levels when taking CBD oil. 

5. Any sensations you experience when taking the supplement. 

This way, you’ll be able to see reasonably objectively what CBD oil is doing for you, the best doses, and how you are perceiving your own energy levels.
Generally, however, just relax and look forward to the benefits. CBD oil consumption should enable you to think more clearly, with greater focus and less lethargy, than ever before. You should find your energy levels heightened and stabilised, your mood improved, and your sleep patterns adjusted for you to make the most of your rest. You will have more energy, without having to rely on any stimulants.


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Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Fendi and more luxury stores looted amid protests over George Floyd’s death 

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As the situation in parts of the United States is growing worse with raging protests over the racism against George Floyd’s death, stores have been looted and vandalised by protesters.

Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Fendi and more luxury stores looted amid protests over George Floyd's death Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Fendi and more luxury stores looted amid protests over George Floyd’s death 

The raging protests are only growing every day following George Floyd’s death. The death of the African-American person who was in police custody has caused unrest in parts of the United States. In cities like New York, Chicago, Minneapolis etc.there have been massive protests and outbreaks of violence. Curfews have been imposed across multiple states to try and curb the violence. The National Guard has also been called but it seems like the situation is just getting worse.

Protesters have taken to the streets and multiple properties including restaurants, public properties and luxury retail stores have been damaged in the process. Luxury stores like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Fendi. Alexander McQueen, Hermes, Chanel, etc. have been looted and vandalised. Statements like “Eat the rich”, “F*** the police”, “F*** Trump”, “Living in hell” and “The Revolution is coming”, were spray painted across multiple luxury retail stores in photos that popular Instagram page Diet Prada uploaded.

Protesters with their faces covered to keep their identities hidden, have also been looting the stores and practically running away with products, leaving all of them practically empty! 

While questions have been raised about how looting luxury retail stores help in aiding protests, others say that there is no one way to protest. The idea is to get attention to the issue and make a statement. 

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