Your Contour: Body Toning 101

 Your Contour: Body Toning 101Jennifer Lopez … David Beckham … Miranda Kerr … Bradley Cooper …Aside from fame, what’s the common denominator of these stars? It boils down to two words – TONED BODIES! According to bodybuilding.com, one has a ‘toned’ body if it is firm with muscular definition and shape. Well, these guys have IT and they look great at any angle!So, you want to have that ‘perfect’ contour too? Go for it! Keep in mind, these stars [...]

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Your Contour: Three Reasons Why Men Should Use Shapewear

Your Contour: Three Reasons Why Men Should Use ShapewearShapewear for men?! Well, why not?Today, the word “sexy” is used to describe both genders. Moreover, some would define sexy as acquiring hourglass shaped bodies and six-pack Abs. Perhaps that’s why many women swoon over the ‘yummylicous’ contour of Chris Hemsworth, Ryan Reynolds and David Beckham. They look so hunky, right?On the other hand, what if it is just an ‘ordinary’ guy? That would mean a guy with some love handles [...]

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SKIN CARE and EXERCISE TIPS FOR MATURE WOMEN

SKIN CARE and EXERCISE TIPS FOR MATURE WOMENLIFE IS GREAT AT ANY AGE!However, when you start to get some wrinkles, flabby arms and belly fat, life can get a little self-conscious.It’s crazy to think you can still look like an 18-year-old sexy magnet when you are in your 40s, 50s or 60s. Unfortunately, some mature women go to the extreme by having some surgeries or injecting Botox just to look ‘forever young’.Ladies, ACCEPTANCE is the key to a happy [...]

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Three Ways to Motivate Kids to Return to School after Summer Break

“Do I really have to go back to school?”Have you ever heard kids utter those words?Well, you can’t blame them. After a fantastic summer break, it is hard to return to the same old routine. Homework, exams, projects – the list can go on and on! That’s why parents and teachers must come up with some motivating ‘strategies’.To make things easier, here are some suggestions!For Parents:Return to school ‘get –together’Most kids have a ‘love-hate’ relationship with summer break. They [...]

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Mosquitoes Bite 101- What you need to know…

 Definition:Mosquito bites are the itchy bumps that appear after mosquitoes use their mouthparts to puncture your skin and feed on your blood. The bump usually clears up on its own in a few days. Occasionally a mosquito bite causes a large area of swelling, soreness and redness. This type of reaction, most common in children, is sometimes referred to as skeeter syndrome.Bites from mosquitoes carrying certain viruses or parasites can cause severe illness. Infected mosquitoes in many parts of [...]

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Your Contour: Shapewear Garments, the Real Deal!

Your Contour: Shapewear Garments, the Real Deal!Only plus size women use shapewear garments. True or False?Obviously, the answer is false! Today, hourglass figured women also use shapewear. My friend Willow is a great example. She is 5 feet and 8 inches tall and has the ideal weight for her height. She looks like a runway model, but still she uses three different shapewear products to give her the extra ‘boost’. Willow loves the Firm Control Waist Cincher Powernet Shapewear, [...]

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YOUR CONTOUR: Lights … Camera … Shapewear!

Celebrity in Shapewear..Planning to enter the movie or fashion industry soon? Here is a tip for you!Well, before divulging the big secret of the stars, do you know that celebrities and models deal with a certain gadget almost every day of their life? This ‘gadget’ may be work-related, but most of the time it’s not. Some celebrities or models may like the attention it’s giving them, some may not. What is definite is the feedback (positive or negative) they [...]

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Your Contour: Summer Fashion that Rocks!

Not too keen on showing some bulges?That’s okay. Here are some fashion tips to make you look awesome this summer – curves and all!1. Comfort FirstWhen looking for a summer outfit, remember one simple rule – BE COMFORTABLE! Let’s start with the fabric. Avoid using synthetic fabrics like polyester. They will only make you do one thing - sweat! The fabric will cling to your curves big time when you perspire. Uncomfortable? You bet! If you want to stay [...]

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Day-to-Night Hairstyle

Transforming your look from corporate chic to the life of the party has never been easierHeaded from the office to an after-work soiree? Learning how to take your hairstyle from day to night will save you precious time and energy. So find out how to glam up your hair with this professional advice.The Curls Have It The easiest way to change your style from one look to the next is to curl it, says What Not to Wear stylist [...]

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Wash Your Face With … Oil?

The idea of “washing” your face with oil sounds completely contradictory — after all, oil is exactly what you’re trying to remove, right?Wrong. “I’m a big fan of cleansing oils,” says Francesca Fusco, MD, a dermatologist and assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Though oils have been used in skin care since the dawn of civilization — the ancient Greeks were said to have bathed in the stuff — Fusco suspects the recent [...]

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