Here are the articles on the site which are about caring for your body, including information on looking after your skin and keeping yourself in good shape. See also Look After Your Body for more on this.

Lose Weight Walking

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How are the New Year’s resolutions to lose weight working out for you? Not so good? Don’t be too hard on yourself – most of us will fall by the wayside some time in January. Trouble is, we think we are on the Biggest Loser and set huge targets that mere mortals without a team of experts and a TV camera following them can’t stick with for long. Or we have a vague idea about losing some weight but no plan to follow. Walking is my secret weight loss weapon. And I don’t mean going for 10 mile hikes but […] Read more »

Homemade Sugar Wax Recipe: Home Waxing Made Easy

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Sugar waxing is a great way of getting rid of excess hair. It will keep you hair free for weeks at a time. You can have this done at a salon or buy a sugar wax kit to use at home, though there’s really no need to shell out big bucks on hair removal treatments and products unless you want to, as you can easily make sugar wax at home. You probably don’t even need to go shopping for this recipe as the ingredients to make your own sugar wax are pretty easy to find in most kitchens. This a […] Read more »

How to Curb Hunger Pangs

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There’s nothing worse when you’re trying to lose weight than that feeling of being hungry all the time. If you follow a traditional diet, you will feel hungry before every meal and often a short time after it. And the suggested low-calorie, low-fat or low-carb snacks (or whatever it is you’re allowed to have) are often not much of a comfort. It seems like you need to know how to curb hunger pangs before you can succeed at losing weight. Worse, it seems that other thinner people seem to get along fine without being hungry or eating all the time. […] Read more »

Lose Weight: Have a W.O.W. Day!

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If you have a few pounds to lose (or even a lot) an occasional W.O.W. day can really help and you’ll find the three simple steps below. According to this weight loss program creator, Donald Norfolk, you can easily lose one to three pounds every single day you do it (I usually lose around a pound) and it’s also great to get back on track after a bad day of overeating like the day after Thanksgiving when you wish you hadn’t indulged quite so much….. W.O.W. stands for Walking, Oranges and water. Here’s what you do. 1 Walking Whenever you […] Read more »

Dry Body Brushing : Cellulite Enemy Number One?

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Dry body brushing has long been hailed as a great way to get rid of cellulite – you know the ripples of ugly fat that collect on your thighs and bottom and sometimes your stomach and give your skin a lumpy or dimpled rather than smooth appearance – the so called “orange peel effect”. But there are a lot of myths surrounding what causes cellulite and cellulite removal. Most of them are put about by manufacturers aiming to sell high end cellulite creams or by spas and beauty salons aiming to sell you instant inch loss programs using the latest […] Read more »

Dry Brushing Skin : Benefits and Techniques

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There’s something very therapeutic about dry brushing your body before your bath or shower. I heard about the benefits a while ago and tried it because of that but it’s the great feeling that comes from brushing my skin that makes me continue. It sounds painful (or at least not much fun) before you try it. And it’s true, the first few times are a bit awkward while you get used to the process and how much pressure to use, but after a while if you carry on every day you won’t want to give it up. Benefits of Dry […] Read more »

How to Get a Firm Butt : One Minute Buttock Lift

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A pert rear end is a great asset. Though we can’t all look like Pippa Middleton you can definitely get a firm butt to be proud of without too much effort. This one minute buttock lift can be done while you’re waiting for the coffee to brew or the kettle to boil (my favorite time to do it). You can even shape your bottom while you’re on the phone, though maybe not if you’re in a shared office if you want to avoid strange looks. How to Get a Firm Butt Fast It’s very simple – just one easy bottom […] Read more »