Cucumber slices, raw eggs and relaxation are a just a few things you can use to look ravishing on your big day. Here are a few tried and tested tips and tricks to help you on your way...
There are a few things you might want to eat rather than use as cosmetics, but certain foods have moisturising properties - and who are we to protest to a little extra nourishment?
- Egg To soften your locks whisk a raw egg and work it into your hair. Allow to dry and then shampoo out.
- Cucumber A slice of chilled cucumber placed over closed eyelids for ten minutes will soothe tired and sore eyes.
- Citrus To rejuvenate your skin and relax your mind slice two lemons and three oranges, draw a hot bath, float the citrus slices on the water and soak!
- Potato Slice a small potato, put a slice under each eye and leave for 20 minutes to make any sign of a bag disappear.
- Tea bags Dark circles and bags under the eyes can also be taken care of by resting warm tea bags over them for ten to fifteen minutes.
Basic five-step fitness routine.
- Get your heart going Walking, running and swimming will help you build strong heart and lung muscles and help you control your weight. This type of exercise also tones you up.
- Build muscle While walking and running will "¯help you tone, using weights to strengthen your muscle will add more mass to them. This allows you to"¯ use the food you eat more efficiently so that you can reduce body fat"¯ and get the shape you want.
- Eat to live Learn to eat to live not live"¯ to eat! Eating a balanced combination of foods in the balanced quantities will help you achieve and maintain the body you want.
- Get your rest Exercise and rest go hand in hand. You actually wear your body down during exercise and build it up with rest.
- Keep at it and reward yourself A fitness program is a lifetime commitment. In order to keep a level of persistence, you need to reward yourself periodically.
Before a stylist can sweep your locks into a glistening coiffure, there are a few things you should do to make the overall effect more striking.
- Colours Work on your hair colour months ahead; don't leave it to the last minute or change your colourist at the end - this could end in disaster. However don't be too cautious either, after all you want your colour to be fresh and vibrant - even a vivacious red will loose its lustre if it's put in ten months before the grand event.
- Maintenance Ask your hairdresser which products are best for your tresses. Then be sure to cleanse, condition and treat regularly - don't be over zealous, three times a week is plenty to get your mane shining and healthy!