Category Health Wellness

8 Makeup DOs and DON’Ts for Summer

Summer is usually a favorite time of the year for most people. The sun is out, the temperatures are up and it’s time to hit the beach with your friends! Summer is also a great time to get creative with your makeup look. You can bust out those fun, bright colors and go to town. Shimmers, sparkles and glitter are all in.

With that being said, you shouldn’t think it’s a complete free for all when it comes to makeup in the summertime. If you want to look your best, there are certainly some dos and don’ts that you should make sure you’re following.

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Let’s start with things that you should be doing when it comes to makeup in the summer.

1. Do: Get a foundation with an SPF

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By London Weight Management – Diet and Exercise: The Winning Combination

As Spring gets underway and people everywhere begin to shake off the effects of the long winter, thoughts of warmer weather, the beach, and outdoor activities fill our thoughts. However, if you are carrying extra pounds, the very thought of summer can induce feelings of near-panic as you are reminded that hiding those extra pounds will not be as easy. If you find yourself in that position, don’t despair! Losing weight doesn’t have to be as painful and impossible a task as it sometimes can seem to be. With a few basic lifestyle adjustments built around diet and exercise, you can be on your way to a healthier, more active life, and a great summer. So here are some basic tips to help guide you along your weight loss journey, brought to us by the experts at London Weight Management:

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5 Accessories Every Cyclist Needs for Safety and Comfort

If you are new to the world of cycling, it can feel a bit daunting to see just how many things people are recommending you buy. Not only does all this add up to lots of money, but it can also make your head spin trying to sort out just what gear is essential. Fortunately, beyond the bicycle itself, there aren’t lots of things that are must-haves. However, these five items come pretty close. Take a look at these five things that will make your cycling adventures a lot pleasanter.

1. Helmet

It is absolutely essential that you wear a helmet at all times when you are cycling. Even if you are just hopping on your bike to pedal to the shop for a packet of crisps, put that helmet on...

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London Weight Management – How to Choose an Effective and Safe Diet Plan

You need to follow the right diet if you want to lose weight and keep it off in the future. Thousands of diets are available today. Some are very good while others are actually dangerous. You should look for a few things in order to find a safe and effective diet plan.

Flexibility

The first thing to look for is flexibility. You do not want a diet where you will be eating the same set of foods or the same meals each day. A good diet plan is going to let you vary what you eat throughout the day. You might even have a diet that allows you to spread your calories, proteins or other foods across multiple days as you wish. Flexibility is key for a successful diet.

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A balanced diet will protect your health and allow you to lose weight safely.

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Find a diet plan that is balanced...

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4 Healthy Tropical Recipes and Drinks to Take You Back to Islands!

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Try tropical smoothie recipes with mango to get a burst of vitamin C in the morning and a trip to the Caribbean for the taste buds.

In a blender, combine one cup of Greek vanilla yogurt, one-half cup of pineapple juice and a teaspoon of vanilla extract. Peel two mangos and chop them in to small cubes. Add the mango to the blender and top with two cups of ice. Blend on medium for 20 to 30 seconds. Add some of your favourite vanilla flavoured protein powder to give you an extra boost of protein and keep your blood sugar regulated throughout the morning.

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Tropical Cocktail Recipes

Though it might be rainy or cold, you can still enjoy a tropical cocktail any time of year that will take you back to that favourite trip to Cabo, the Caribbean or the Polynesian Islands.

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6 Tips to Improve Your Cycling Fitness

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Whether you have been cycling for 20 years or just bought your first bicycle last week, everyone who enjoys cycling can improve their fitness levels. The journey to get fitter is a never-ending battle. There is no ceiling for fitness. Even the fittest cyclist on the planet could get in better shape. If you want to get fitter, it takes hard work and determination. It also requires more than just riding your bicycle. To help you get in better shape, here are six tips to improve your cycling fitness.

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Get best shape of your body and life by HIIT.

1. High-Intensity Interval Training

There is no better fitness tool to get you in the best shape of your life than high-intensity interval training (HIIT)...

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Get Rid of That Stubborn Fat!: 3 Factors You May Have Overlooked

At one point or another, everyone has wanted to lose a few pounds. Everything seems to be going great; you are exercising and you cut out junk food. The problem is the scale will not budge no matter how hard you try. Even though you are doing all the right things, there may a few things you overlooked.

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1. Sleep.

Most people do not realize that to lose weight effectively, they need to get adequate sleep, and furthermore, the quality of sleep is also important. The human body needs time to replenish it’s energy supply that it has used throughout day, and this is accomplished by getting not only enough sleep, but also enough restorative sleep. If you are only clocking in 4 or 5 hours a night of sleep, it may be time to rethink your plan...

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The Cycling Accesories That Will Make Cycling Safe, Fun and Convenient

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Cycling is an excellent way to burn calories and stay in shape whilst taking in the sights, smells and sounds of the outdoors.

Cycling can also be a viable and efficient mode of transport depending on the distance and circumstances involved. For example, it might not make sense to arrive at a black-tie affair on a mountain bike. Biking to work or to a friend’s house, however, may be ideal.

No matter what the reason for taking a bike ride, there are steps you can take to make the experience safer, more enjoyable and more convenient.

Play It Safe On The Streets

Safety is paramount when it comes to most sports, and cycling is no exception. This is especially true when sharing the road with automobiles.

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A helmet is a must for every cyclist, but helmets only help in the event of an accide...

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Store Brand vs. Name Brand Foods- A Quick Urban Bachelor’s Perspective

I am a bachelor, living out in the country, and work from home, so I really don’t get into town all that often. And being in the great white north, my trips are even more infrequent, as I’m not a huge fan of white-out driving conditions along icy, 2-lane roadways. As a result of all this, I try to combine all my tasks needed done in town to one bigger trip, saving me time (driving, scraping ice and clearing snow from the car, etc.) and money (gas) in the process.

Food shopping usually constitutes about 90% of my time in town, so when I do go, I generally have a gameplan in when mind when heading to the store.

As I am single, and don’t really do any ‘dinner parties’ here, my food needs are simple. Like most everyone, I like to save money on groceries whenever I can...

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Reverse Signs of Aging With Face Lifts: A Guide

If you’re looking to revitalize your appearance, then you have a wide array of diverse options in front of you. This is why it’s a smart idea to delve into an extensive beauty treatment guide prior to making any decisions. All types of beauty treatments cater to their own specific needs, after all. The right beauty treatment guide can help you weigh all of your choices properly.

If aging is one of your prominent beauty concerns, then you might want to consider getting a face lift. This surgery, which is also known as rhytidectomy, aims to do away with or minimize many aging issues that pertain to the neck and face (ref: www.PriveClinic.com/clinic-services/faceworks/skin-tightening/)...

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