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Portraits from Katy & Cypress

Katy & Cypress are wonderful places to live and work just outside of Houston – no wonder both areas are home to so many great people and organizations.

VoyageHouston is all about supporting creatives and risk takers – from makeup artists, fashion designers and music producers to chefs, entrepreneurs and more.  In our Portraits series we try to celebrate their work by sharing some of our favorite shots we’ve come across.  We’ve share shots from the Katy & Cypress below.

Youtuber Helen G. Alberto

Influencer Christian Jacques

SASSAFRAS BOUTIQUE & GIFTS

Accentuate | Cosmetics, Skin & Body Care

. The Health and Wellness New Year Resolution Expo was a fulfilling and beautiful experience where all the attendees had the opportunity to learn about how to become fit, get into boot camps, organize their houses, improve their beauty skills, how to manage the power of words, and the applications of plants and herbs in natural medicine, while tasting delicious and healthy foods. All this in order to encourage the pure human empowerment, spirituality, creativy and holistic wellness. Slide to see more 🔜 – La Health and Wellness New Year Resolution Expo fue una experiencia divertida y hermosa en la que todos los asistentes tuvieron la oportunidad de aprender cómo ponerse en forma, iniciar en boot camps, organizar sus casas, mejorar sus habilidades de belleza, cómo dominar el poder de la palabra, y las aplicaciones de plantas y hierbas en la medicina natural, mientras degustaban alimentos deliciosos y saludables. Todo esto con el fin de fomentar el empoderamiento humano, la espiritualidad, la creatividad y el bienestar holístico. Desliza para ver más 🔜 #beauty #body #balance #accentuate #makeup #supplements #accesories #harvestnatural #healthandwellnes #newyearresolutionexpo #expo #houston #htx #houstontx #ktytx #katytx

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Janet Rodriguez Moore of Blue Lions Salon Studios

Fitness Coach Jarred Fancher

BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY!!! Has absolutely nothing to do with this post, but you definitely just sang that theme song in your head and I have your attention now🤓😂 So let’s talk about muscle growth and development since that’s one of the topics I get asked about on a regular basis💪🏼 Here are a few of my top pieces of advice when it comes to becoming a lean mean muscle building machine: – PROGRESSIVE OVERLOAD: You’ve probably heard this term at some point before, and honestly it’s really super simple. All this refers to is constantly forcing your muscles to have to work harder than they were working before.. “Progressively Overloading” them. The thing I’ve found that works best for me is using the notes section in my phone to quickly write down the number of sets and reps I do for each exercise with the amount of weight I used. Then about every 1-2 weeks I try to make sure I’m increasing the weight by 5-10 lbs. on those exercises, constantly forcing them to work harder than before💪🏼 – MIND-MUSCLE CONNECTION: This is one that I actually struggled to fully grasp the importance of until the last year or so. We’ve all seen “that guy” at the gym that looks like he’s trying to invent a new dance move while attempting to curl 60 lb. dumbbells in front of the mirror right?🕺 The thing is, by using so many different body parts and swinging all your body weight around, you aren’t even really working the one muscle group that exercise is intended to work🙈 Instead, try using a much more controlled and deliberate motion when lifting the weight, squeezing at the top and bottom of each movement and connecting your mind to the one muscle group you’re trying to work🧠 You’ll be amazed at how much of a difference this can make! – NUTRITION AND RECOVERY: It’s no secret, more than half the battle when it comes to your overall Health & Fitness goals is won in the kitchen👨🏻‍🍳 And when it comes to being able to build lean muscle, you’ll need to be in a “caloric surplus”, which means you need to be consuming more calories than you’re burning off on a daily basis. For me, when I’m in a “building” or “improvement” phase, CONTINUED IN COMMENTS👇🏼

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Photographer Maureen O’Shay

Photographer Andrei Restrepo

Kelsie | Health, Home & Fitness Influencer

✨NEW BLOG POST✨Anybody else have a difficult time finding decor inspo in these late winter months?? Well, if you made it through my home tour on my story yesterday… 1) I applaud you👏🏻😘, and 2) you probably noticed my obsession with ROSEMARY🌱. Not only do I love to incorporate my favorite herbs into my weeknight recipes, but I also love to play them into my home decor! And this test tube herb rack from @magnolia is PERFECT for the science teacher/decorator/cook 🙌🏻 (if anyone else falls into this random mix of categories) #nerdstyle . Check out my latest blog post all about how to decorate AFTER the holidays to inspire clean and refreshing vibes in your home!! 😍🌱👌🏻 . . . . . #lifestyleblogger #homedecor #postchristmasdecorating #januarydecor #winterdecor #healthychoices #eatingwithlove #hometour #cleanandcrispdesign #interiordesign #housesndhome #homeblogger #fitnessblogger #choosejoy #foodbloggers #refurbishedtable #refuebishedwithlove #herbgarden #indoorherbgarden #decoratingwithherbs #farmhousedecor #industrialdesign

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Personal Trainer Kevin Warren

VICHEKA | Food & Lifestyle Influencer

Ellie B Photography

Happy FRIYAY!!! Now booking 2018 Senior & Grad sessions 💕🎉

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Sammy’s Productions | Photography

“Always be yourself” #houstonphotography #houstonquinceañera

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Photographer Chasity Ann Noel

Latina Lifestyle Blogger Millie Wilkes

Thirty Minus One | Influencer

The Ruff Life of Luna

Camp Olympia

Nail Artist Alexa

Futbolfit HTX | Soccer & Functional Training

No matter how the weekend went, Monday is always an opportunity to a fresh start.

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Smallcakes Fairfield

Realtor Collette King

Preston Frank of Dub Obsessions

Hmmm

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JJ Music and Magic

Me entertaining some kids this past Saturday.

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Beauty influencer DeAndrea Douglas

Allure Auto Detailing

FLOFIT Personal Training

Proton Effects | apparel with inspiring messages

Carrie Wood of More Love Mama Textiles

Producer Diego Gonzalez

Feliz Navidad les desea la Familia Gonzalez-Casamayor 🎄👪🎁

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2 Comments

  1. Millie

    February 25, 2018 at 7:52 am

    Thank you so much for featuring our pic! We love Houston and Cypress!

  2. Diego Gonzalez

    February 28, 2018 at 9:21 pm

    Much appreciated for featuring my Instagram picture! Thanks Voyage Houston!!! 😉

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