5 Homemade Body Scrubs for Glowing Skin

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There are many body scrubs on the market, but these scrubs are saturated with parabens and chemicals. Many have opted for making an all natural body scrub. These scrubs can be made at home easily, with ingredients that are simple to find.

Coconut oil is the main ingredient for all of the recipes listed. Coconut oil is a fantastic ingredient for a homemade body scrub for glowing skin that stays soft and silky for up to a week. This recipe will leave your skin not only smooth, but sweet smelling as well.

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Brown Sugar Coconut Scrub

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup softened coconut oil

Use a mixer or wooden spoon to combine ingredients in a large bowl. The mixture is fully combined when it resembles a butter-like consistency. Store in an airtight container. Shake well before using.

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Bikini Body Workouts to Achieve Your Dream Body

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Whether you’re preparing for an island vacation getaway or reaching a weight loss goal, it’s really rewarding when you can finally achieve that perfect bikini body. Many people believe that in order to get a gorgeous body, you have to go the gym for hours every day and maintain a workout and diet plan that’s akin to what bodybuilders try.

To be honest, it’s possible to do an easy bikini body workout at home. If you do go to the gym, you can fit in a quick 20 minute workout and continue on with your day. The perfect bikini body isn’t far out of reach at all. After you get started and build momentum, you can achieve fast results and experience the joys of reaching a fitness goal.

If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed by the concept of losing weight and are concerned whether or not you c...

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Hens Night Out – How to Fix Up for a Fun Time Out with the Girls

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Most women wait with anxious anticipation to experience their first official Hens Night. After all, what could be more fun than spending a few hours with a collection of gal pals “painting the town.” However, a Hens Night celebration is no ordinary get-together with friends. To make the most out of this precious occasion, it always pays to have one’s hair and makeup at its supreme finest.

Take it away with a time based theme
One way to make your fabulous hens night special is by selecting a theme for the event. Popular with today’s women are parties that feature a particular decade. If your theme centers around the 40’s Big Band Era, be sure to ramp up with red lipstick. A head scarf with a top knot is perfect for ladies who want to become “Rosie the Riveter” in their own right.

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Snacks to Keep Your Skin Glowing

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A good diet is fundamental to achieving great skin. Without a constant supply of essential nutrients, your skin starves and loses its healthy glow. Luckily, getting it back is easier than you might think. Start by replacing those potato chips and sodas with snacks like these:

1. Strawberries in any form

Strawberries are a fantastic source of Vitamin C that helps your skin by upping collagen production. Collagen keeps your skin elastic and supple, producing that glow you’re looking for. Whether you enjoy strawberries mixed in smoothies, greek yogurt, or simply fresh and by themselves, they are a great snack to keep on hand at work or on the go.

2. Walnuts and almonds

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Doing Your Own Makeup Before a Model Shoot

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A few simple steps can make all the difference between a picture perfect photoshoot (like this one by Tarly) or a waste of time and general disaster. After you get the perfect location and outfit taken care of, make sure you follow these makeup tips to prepare your face for the perfect photo op.

Hydrate the Skin, But Not Too Much

Hydrated skin is the foundation for a perfect look. Use a lightweight moisturizer that does not include SPF (SPF does not look well with flash photography) so that the skin will look fresh. Although it is important to hydrate the skin, it is also important to avoid making the skin look shiny or reflective. Make sure that the skin has a matte, flat appearance; use primers or mattifiers to absorb oils if your skin is especially oily.Skip The Glitter

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