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Saturate your hands first by using a good lotion on your hands before applying your top of the line high dollar anti-aging wrinkle creams and serums. Your hands won't soak up the product intended for your face and you'll begin to notice a little goes a long way.
Ever notice the shampoo you fell in love with suddenly stopped being so wonderful? That's because your hair is adjusting to it. To keep loving your fav, pick up a free sample of some other type of shampoo & conditioner they are always giving away, or buy a travel size of a different product. Use it once every 2-3 weeks and the next time you use your old favorite, it will act like it did the first time you fell in love with it. As they say, variety is the spice of life, or hair in this case.
Don't forget to track those supplements you take on a daily basis. It may take time to input all that information. But it will keep accurate records of the stuff you get that's not from food. Plus a few members have put certain vitamins in already. Check if yours is here.
My niece, a master stylist just cut my hair. Love the look, I told her my hair is thinning & I use stuff that regrows hair. She told me to throw it out & just massage my head 15 mins a night w/almond oil to stimulate the follicles & hair will grow back. She does this with results.
No matter how you feel on the inside, if you dress to look great on the outside, people will respond to you with positive comments. That will feed you with positive reinforcements, and you will feel better on the inside and about yourself. Your mood will lift.
We know this, but prepare your lunch and snacks the night before, preferably when you're in the kitchen making dinner. You're more apt to grab healthier foods if you don't have to worry about morning rush. You won't be tempted to go fast food if it's right there. Just don't forget it in the morning.
Whenever I'm weak or feel the negative thoughts and feelings creeping up, I just go to SP and read some member blogs/vlogs. It ALWAYS reinforces my determination, helps me with the weak moments, and the "I Can't Do It." attitude. I AM doing it. Love you SP! too!
No need to break out the iron. Just toss that slightly wrinkled garment in the dryer at the highest heat setting appropriate for fabric. Turn on for 10 mins. If they're really stubborn, add a damp washcloth or damp sock with it and turn on for 15 mins. Everything should come out wrinkle free.
Alli is a supplement that helps eliminate a portion of fat you eat. Be ware, oily gas is 1 side effect uncontrolled urgency to go is too. This reminds me to eat less fatty foods so I don't have to worry about side effects. Love knowing fat is flushed away instead of staying in my body.
You clean your lint trap right? But do you really clean it? Try this, after cleaning run it under hot water. How much is still held? The reason is the wax build up from your dryer sheet. This overheats and can burn your heating element. Take a toothbrush and soap to the lint trap to really clean it.