Easy Fixes For Most Embarrassing Beauty Woes

I think we all have at least one beauty woe which makes us cringe when we take a photo. In fact, you are mistaken if you think it’s just you having to deal with a beauty problem! But these woes can stop us feeling so confident when we go out. But you might be surprised to know that there are actually some ways to sort these issues before they take over your life! In fact, here are some easy fixes for women’s most embarrassing beauty woes.

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Acne

 

A lot of people are mistaken to think that only teens have to deal with acne. But it is actually something that can affect women in their 20’s, 30’s, and beyond! And it can prove a nightmare. In fact, it can make people lose confidence if they have to go out with a large spot! But while acne may prove a nightmare to get rid off, it is possible to fight the spots. The first thing you should do is head to the doctor to make sure it’s not a hormone issue. After all, if they are going askew it could be the reason, and you might need to go on the contraceptive pill to level out your hormones. Or it might be that your diet is to blame for your acne. After all, if you are consuming a ton of sugar, you will suffer from more spots. And a lack of water can lead your skin to get dehydrated which can lead to spots. Therefore, change your diet, and you might notice a difference in your skin. And remember you could always visit a dermatologist. After all, they can look into treatments to fix your bad skin.

 

Bad breath

 

There’s nothing worse than when you find you have bad breath. After all, it can be so embarrassing when you are speaking to others. You worry if they can smell it, and it can stop you being social. But you don’t have to suffer in silence. For starters, it might be worth cutting out smoking. After all, this could be the reason for your stinky breath! Also, bad breath is a sign of bad dental care. Therefore, it’s worth looking at increasing your brushing and using a good mouthwash. You might even want to consider getting a natural toothbrush from Miswak Club. It will kill any microorganisms in your mouth which are causing you to have breath. And it can ensure your teeth remain in good condition! And it’s worth changing your diet to cut out any strong foods which are making your breath worse!

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Excess sweating

 

A lot of women fear excessive sweating when they are around other people. And a lot of the time they don’t know why they are ending up with sweat marks. For one thing, it could be down to your stressing. After all, anxiety can cause you to sweat excessively. Therefore, try and keep calm to keep it at bay. Also, your deodorant might not be strong enough. As it says in this feature, go for a super strong option which can stop the wetness! And if it still doesn’t go, it’s worth asking the doctor if you have hyperhidrosis; they can then give you a prescription antiperspirant!

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And when it comes to your hair, use an anti-dandruff choice to ensure the embarrassing white stuff stays away.

 

Beside The Seaside- Fun Things To Do at The Beach!


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There’s nothing nicer than a day out at the beach when the weather warms up. Plenty of sunbathing and relaxation is probably on the cards, but you don’t need to spend the entire time just lying around. Whether you want to get some exercise in or just have fun with friends and family, here are some activities you could do to make a day of it.

 

Play Some Water Sports

The ocean is a playground, and there are so many sports and fun activities you could try out! You could try surfing or paddleboarding, even if you’re not at a tropical beach and it’s a bit cooler you can purchase a wetsuit for SUP surfing to keep you warm in the water. How about snorkeling or scuba diving or even jet skiing- lots of beaches will have activities like this nearby where you can hire equipment and go on a tour or class. Especially if you’re in a more popular tourist area.

 

Play Games on The Beach

Even if you don’t fancy getting in the water, there are a ton of great games you can play on the beach itself. If you’re out with friends, how about setting up a game of cricket or beach volleyball? You could kick a ball around or throw a frisbee for your dog to chase. If you’re at the beach with kids, you could build sandcastles or take a walk to collect sea shells. Some exercise, fresh air, and fun all rolled into one.

 

Watch Out For Wildlife

You might think you need to be somewhere super tropical and sunny to see creatures like whales and dolphins. However, it’s not the case if you’re lucky you can see them from locations all across the world including America, Canada, the UK and elsewhere in Europe. Each destination also has its resident wildlife. You could explore a rockpool, or keep an eye out for crabs, turtles, lizards or any other fascinating species that live in the country you’re visiting.

 

Have a Picnic

There’s usually no shortage of cute cafes and food places near any touristy beach area. However, there’s something nice about packing up your own little stash and enjoying it out on the sand. Lay down a large blanket and pack up a cool bag with a selection of treats, not forgetting plastic cutlery and plates. If you’re visiting the beach with little ones, consider bringing a parasol or beach tent too. That way you can keep them shaded especially during the sunniest part of the day. If you’re planning on making a day of it, a picnic means you have enough to eat and drink. You don’t need to bother with the hassle of going to grab something to eat, or spend a lot of money!

 

So pack up the car with everything you need and head down to the beach! There are few better ways to spend a sunny day.

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What’s your favorite way to spend a day at the beach? Do you have any beach visits planned this spring/ summer?

Happy Anniversary Darling!


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Who doesn’t love a good wedding? There’s lots of laughter, romantic moments, amazing food, an open bar and, of course, endless cake. However, once you’re back from honeymoon and have resumed normal life things can sometimes seem a little dull. Some of the best ways to recover from post-wedding blues is to plan a holiday, take up a hobby or better still figure out what you’re going to get your new husband and wife for your anniversary. Don’t worry if you really aren’t newlyweds anymore as we’ve given you ideas for the next four years of your  marriage!  

 

Paper

 

Traditionally, the first anniversary is all about paper, and no that doesn’t mean you can just give them a card! Paper can say anything, buy them tickets to show they’ve always wanted to see, head over to https://www.primesport.com/s/nflfantravel to search for NFL tickets or present them with an envelope for a cocktail making class. You could even take it literally and dedicate a song or poem to them or craftily contact their favorite author to see if you can pay to have their name included in an upcoming novel.

 

Cotton

 

If your partner has had their eye on a lovely summer dress, blouse or skirt for some time then now’s the perfect time to buy it for them. You may even want to take the clothes idea to the next level and have a bespoke suit, or dress tailored for your husband or wife where the seamstress works with you to create something truly stunning. Cotton’s also a plant so you could go the organic route and gift them with a herbal spa package, check out these offers and search for avaialble dates at https://www.destinationhotels.com/la-cantera-resort-and-spa. Those with a childlike sense of humor may decide to go along the lines of cotton candy, taking their partner to a country fair or booking a weekend away at an amusement park. Whatever you choose to do cotton is a really flexible option, so you could plan a surprise bedroom makeover with new curtains, bedding, carpet and wallpaper.

 

Leather

 

The obvious choices here is a leather handbag, wallet, pair of shoes or Italian belt but have you considered matching couples jewelry? Men wear bracelets almost as often as women and if you don’t believe us then you need to visit https://www.frostnyc.com/collections/mens-gold-bracelets because they’ve not only got an excellent range but products are also expertly presented in leather cases and boxes. Another option might be leather friendship bracelets with personalized charms; these both romantic and practical as unlike gold or silver leather doesn’t rust.

 

Fruit

 

Fruit on its own is somewhat boring but what if you combine it with a tropical break? Take your inspiration from bananas, pineapples, melons, and coconuts then book a romantic, couples retreat in whichever country grows these juicy, tasty treats. For instance, bananas are commonly grown in Costa Rica, and what’s more romantic than lying on a private beach as you stare out at glittering turquoise water together?

 

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Step Back In Time With Vintage Style

It can be difficult to pull off vintage clothing. All too often we can find ourselves on the wrong side of eclectic and veering ever closer to looking a bit dated. Achieving a modern take on retro styles can be tough. But with some careful consideration and handy tips, anyone can master the vintage look.

 

Keep Costs Down

 

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Vintage clothing can quickly become pricey. This shouldn’t be the case. One of the reasons people like the vintage style is that it harks back to a less materialistic time. You’re supposed to buy vintage clothes and treasure them forever, not throw them away. So make sure you buy a few pieces, sensibly. Avoid overspending by buying individual pieces rather than whole outfits. For instance, a great pair of boots that you know will work with jeans you already own. Or buy the crazy kaleidoscopic dress, as long as you already have a bag and earring to match. This way you won’t overspend, but you also won’t go overboard.

 

Giving a Subtle Nod to Retro Style

 

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Speaking of going overboard, if you just want to dip your toe into the vintage trend, there are ways to do it subtly. Give a nod to the trend without going too far by recreating some classic makeup looks from the past. Pin-up girl curls and bright red lips are a retro makeup look inspired by the 50’s. Similarly, try pairing some costume jewelry from the past with a modern outfit that’s already in your closet. Lastly, try replicating the popular silhouettes of bygone eras rather than buying vintage itself. For instance, pencil skirts clinch the waist and hug your figure, just like a lot of 50’s outfits.

 

Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

 

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Vintage clothing is all about embracing bygone eras and styles. Forget what you thought you knew about shape, style, and fit, and go with it. To truly pull off a vintage look you need to wear it with confidence. These clothes have withstood the test of time, so stand tall in yours!

 

Avoid Looking Like You’re in Costume

 

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If you’re going all out with a vintage outfit keep your hair and makeup minimal. Remember you’re trying to recreate elements of the style, do everything at once and you’ll risk cheapening the look. Loose waves, ballerina buns, and slick straight hair are all great accompaniments to bolder looks. Pair your look with some modern accessories, this is another great way to bring this vintage style into your modern life. A contemporary handbag, fashion-forward sunglasses, or trendy high heels will all do the trick.

 

Fitness is My Medicine

Fitness means a lot of different things to different people. It can mean having great abs and being able to go on long runs. But fitness is also about keeping our minds sharp, connecting with other people, and motivating ourselves. For a growing number of people, fitness is a way to cure diseases, get back on their feet, and take control of their lives. Here’s how fitness is rehabilitating and curing a whole range of people.

 

Fitness for Rehabilitation

 

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Fitness is a great way to make our bodies strong again. The types of people who use fitness as rehabilitation include sporting stars who’ve have to take long absences from exercise due to illness. Fitness can help to strengthen muscles, improve technique, and help to sharpen athletes focus again. But fitness rehabilitation is also being used to treat those who have or are recovering from, addiction.

 

For those who have spend a lifetime neglecting, or treating their bodies poorly, fitness is a great way to start respecting your body again. Exercising it and giving it the love and dedication it deserves, stops some people from harming it again. This newfound respect comes from important exercise therapy classes which use our bodies as a tool on the road to recovery. Drugs rehabilitation programs have recognized the importance of asking addicts to report their energy levels, sleeping patterns, and food consumption. This is a good way to make people accountable for themselves, and invested in taking care of themselves.

 

Exercises like yoga, martial arts, and pilates, also help addicts to become disciplines and focussed. These type of exercises are great de-stressors and help those who would rather work through a particular grievance physically rather than vocally. The natural high one gets after a workout is also a contributing factor to the success of fitness as rehabilitation.

 

Fitness as a Cure

 

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Exercise is a hugely effective preventative and healing treatment for chronic illnesses. For those with alzheimer’s, exercise is said to improve memory and concentration. It can also help with sleep disorder and heart problems. It’s especially good for lowering cholesterol and blood pressure. It has even been suggested that regular exercise can be a deterrent for colon and breast cancer. Hand exercises and movement can even help with the discomfort of arthritis. https://www.canadapharmacyonline.com, has some information about other causes of arthritis too. If more people took up exercises instead of medicine, it would save the health industry a huge amount of money. Exercise is free and safe to do, and the results are huge.

 

Exercise won’t cure all illnesses, especially genetic ones. The fact that exercise helps to cure chronic illness, mental health issues, and even rehabilitates addicts, is enough incentive for anyone to become more active.

Age Perfect

Aging is something that concerns us all, whether we are in our 20’s or our 50’s. No one wants to look older than they actually are, and most us would like to skim at least a few years off our actual age. But how can we manage this? Read on to find out.

 

Makeup

 

Now anyone that doesn’t think that the right makeup can make you look at least 10 years younger is really missing out. I’m not talking about a quick smear of BB cream here, though, but the more full face of makeup known as contouring.  

 

In a way, it’s like a non-surgical facelift because you use light and shade to reshape your face. If you combine this with a high-pigment foundation, you can cover over redness and blemishes very easily.  Giving you a flawless complex no matter what your age.

 

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Treatments

 

But makeup works best if the skin that you are starting from is in great condition, and there are treatments that we can use to ensure this is the case. The type of treatments available, varies widely from fillers at places like CLDerm.com/injectable-treatments, to facials, to taking targeted vitamins to reduce the physical signs of aging.

 

Remember that none of these treatments is now usual for managing the effects of aging and you just need to research each option to find the one that will suit your the best.

 

Patterns

 

You may not necessarily believe that the patterns that we had much to do with how old we look but they can have a bigger impact that you might think. Most seasons there are new colors and patterns that are in vogue, and keeping up with these can do a lot to accentuate your outfit and ensure that you avoid looking dated.

 

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You also need to think about the type of pattern that you wear, for instance, vintage flowers are still uber on-trend. But these can have an aging effect on some folks, so it’s best to avoid them unless you are rocking a garment with a, particularly modern cut.

 

Clothes

 

As well as the color and patterns of the clothes that you wear, you also need to think carefully about the actual style and cut what you purchase. This is where it can get a little complicated as not only do you have all of the fashions to keep up with. But you also need to dress for your own comfort, and match the style of clothes to the body type that you have. Take a look at site like whowhatwear.co.uk/how-to-dress-for-body-type-pear-apple-hourglass to find out more about the different body shape and how to dress them to your advantage.

 

Be careful here, of falling victim to trends and not tailoring what you are wearing to your age and body. As wearing the latest fashion can be very aging, not to mention unflattering if it doesn’t show off your figure to its best advantage.

 

Attitude

 

Of course, whatever you do, one of the most important ways of looking good and feeling great is to have a good attitude. To this end, it is important to have a little fun with your look.

 

Treat yourself to some funky accessories or a bright lipstick. Rock a floral dress at 20, or a biker jacket at 60, and remember that rules are just a guideline to help you look your best. So there is no harm in breaking them, once in awhile, if the fancy takes you!

 

Dodge These Fashion Faux Pas

There are lots of little mistakes you can make that will bring your fashion score down a peg or two. For instance, one of the worst mistakes you can make is choosing clothes that don’t fit correctly. When you’re young your parents probably always bought you clothes a few sizes bigger because you’d grow into them. You need to shake that habit when you get older because now baggy clothes just make you look poorly dressed. Here are a few other fashion faux pas that you want to avoid.

 

Ouch, That’s Gotta Hurt

 

If you’re wearing clothing that looks like it might be cutting off circulation, it’s too tight to be deemed fashionable. You might want to show off your great body, but there’s a difference between drawing attention and flaunting your curves.

 

Knock Off No No

 

If you’ve ever traveled to somewhere like China, you might have thought about picking up some knock off designer clothing. It looks so good and can almost be mistaken for the real deal. Almost, not quite, and those with an eye for fashion can certainly tell the difference. It will lead to an embarrassing situation if you’re caught wearing it.

 

Mixing Styles

 

Mixing styles is always a bad idea. It doesn’t make you look like a trendsetter. It makes you look as though you know nothing about fashion or that you spent very little time choosing your outfit. Take handbags as an example here. If you’re dressed for a formal occasion, you shouldn’t be ruining the look by carrying a tote. You can find out all about the different styles of bag in the following infographic.

 

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Five Reasons Your Wardrobe Should Be Full Of Vintage Items


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The vintage and boho look is so on trend this season that the second-hand thrift shops are blooming. Style classics never go out of fashion, and the current fashions are always echoing styles of the past – it’s all about the 90s at the moment – so why not go authentic? The clothes tend to be cheaper and better made, and you’ll never turn up to a party in the same dress as someone else when your dress is 60 years old.

 

  1. The mismatch style is on point

The beautiful boho mismatched style is so chic at the moment. The spring summer catwalk for this year was full of beautiful 1960s style hanging earrings, but a different one in each ear. Floral patterns, tassels, and tribal symbols look fantastic thrown together, and super feminine too.  

 

  1. It’s cheaper

While vintage clothing can cost a bit more in store, it’s made to last. Clothes these days are almost disposable – they’re churned out in their millions in huge factories in third world companies with financial markups that would make your eyes water. Vintage clothes were, more often than not, lovingly hand-crafted. The quality is in the fabric, the detail, and the construction. Yes, it might cost you more up front, but it won’t need replacing any time soon.

 

  1. You might find a gem

As fashion writer Mandi Woodruff writes in How to Save Money on Your Fall Wardrobe | Teen Vogue that clothing swaps between friends are a great way to find the piece of clothing you never knew you needed, and anything else goes to Goodwill or the Salvation Army. That means these stores are brimming with amazing clothes, both modern and vintage that could give your look the X factor. You never know, you might find yourself a gem when browsing the racks.

 

  1. It’s better for the environment

The universal fashion industry has an awful impact on the environment. Everything is created for as little money as possible, with a lot of pollution as a byproduct. The process of creating the fabric and then the items themselves uses pesticides and chemicals which are then leached into the environment. They’re  then shipped halfway across the world into a store that you or I could walk into. Every time you buy vintage, that is one fewer item of clothing that needs making – it’s basically clothing recycling.

 

  1. You’ll never end up matching

We’ve all been in this horrifying situation: you walk into a party in your favorite dress, only to find someone else there in the same piece, that you then have to spend the rest of the night avoiding. Is there anything more embarrassing? If your favorite dress is 50 years old, the likelihood of that awkward situation happening is significantly lessened, almost to the point of impossibility. Your style, becomes completely unique, and very cool.

 

If you know how to style vintage pieces to keep them on trend, there are so many reasons you should do it. And more than anything, they can be ridiculously cute, and totally worth the investment.

 

Telling A Visual Story In Your Home


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If you have a natural talent for photography then you are very lucky.  The ability to capture emotion on film (although it’s pretty much all digital nowadays) is a skill that many are envious of.

 

Ok, so these days it is much easier to take a good photo.  With new technology at our fingertips we can shoot, edit and send all within a matter of seconds.  Companies such as Instagram have enabled us to add more drama to an ordinary photo by giving us a set of pre designed filters.  We can crop and highlight, add fade and warm the edges.  It is even possible through apps such as Facetune to touch up our faces, smooth out the skin and slim down our waists.  However, none of this beats what a creative eye can see.

 

If you talk to professional photographers, the old school ones who shot on film, had a dark room and spent hours perfecting their art, they will tell you that a great photo doesn’t need any editing at all.  The skill back then was to capture the emotion in one second.  From animals to humans, war or celebration.  Some of the most famous photos the world shares are completely untouched by human edits.  They were simple.  Honest.  Bold.

 

The ability to do this should never be underestimated and if you have it, you need to share it.  One of the best places to do that is through your own home.

 

Our homes should tell the story of who we are.  From the first steps into our hallway, right down to the bathroom.  The wall should be a visual display of you.  What is in your heart and how you see the world.  

 

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You will probably shoot on a digital camera, just about everyone does now, so you can easily have your best images made into large artworks.  Using companies online you can get some pretty good deals, especially using a snapfish coupon code.  Then you just need to work out how to present your images.  You could go with a timeless black frame and a deep white border, or consider a large canvas print.  Whatever you do, think of your home as an exhibition.  What order will you share your journey.  Where should you add really thought provoking pieces.  Perhaps the hallway is better for lighthearted work then the living room becomes an area for people to really engage with your images.

 

If you don’t think you are quite ready to fill your home with your photography then you could consider a workshop or course to help improve your technique.  There are so many things to learn and it could be a fun social event too.  You may learn that you are using a camera that is too complicated for you, or learn how to make the most of natural light to help you create even better black and white images.  Take your hobby to the next level and really educate yourself on all the finer details of the professional photographers.

 

Then show off a little.  You never know, someone might even commission you to shoot something for their home!

Drop a Dress Size in a Week


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Crash diets don’t work long-term. They make you miserable, and you end up gaining back, even more, weight than you lost in the first place! Eating clean and squeezing in the occasional treat is a much healthier and effective way to lose weight, guaranteed. That being said, we all have those big events, like dinner parties and weddings, that we need to attend. We want to look our best, and we only have a week or two to lose weight, which means that we have to crash diet, right? Well, no – not really. There are several things you can do to fit into that size ten dress even though you’re a twelve, which don’t involve crash dieting. Check out this list of (mostly) simple ways to drop a dress size in around seven days:

 

Stay Hydrated


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If you can’t fit into that slinky little number not because you’ve gained too much weight, but because you’re really bloated, you need to start drinking more water. The better hydrated you are, the better able your body will be to purge itself of excess salt reserves and toxins that are causing your stomach to blow up like a balloon.

 

Eat Your Vegetables


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Starving yourself to lose weight isn’t going to work. It’s just going to make you feel sick. On average, it is impossible to lose more than two pounds of real fat in a week, so you’re onto a losing streak if you think the cabbage soup diet will sort you out. That being said, making vegetables the bulk of your meal will help you to lose a couple of pounds and eliminate bloat-causing toxins, which could be enough to get you into that special outfit in time.

 

Start Sweating


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Sweating will get rid of excess water that makes your body swell up and look bigger than it really is. It also releases toxins and helps the body to burn excess fat. So, get running or take as many trips to the sauna as you can in the week before your important event.

 

Liposuction

 

If you have the money and the inclination, vaser liposuction is a simple procedure, which can get rid of excess fat in a pinch, giving you’re the silhouette you really want very quickly.

 

Cut Down on Carbs


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If you are retaining water, you can puff up and appear bigger than your weight would suggest. By cutting down on carbs, you can encourage your body to release water more quickly, which will slim you down somewhat. A low-carb diet can also help you to burn fat more quickly, but you generally have to cut down to a very low carb intake for that to happen, and that is something which isn’t very sustainable in most cases.

 

Exercise


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I’ll be honest, exercise can only do so much in the space of a week, but if you do an hour a day, combined with a healthy diet you could lose 2-3 pounds in seven days. Just stick to cardio and exercise as intensely as you can safely manage for the best results.

 

Once you’ve hit your goal, don’t fall back into bad habits. Keep eating more fruits and vegetables and take regular exercise and you’ll always be at your ideal weight in the future!