Why Skin Care Doesn't Work!Written by Yvonne Finn
Skin Care Products Wont Work.....! No skin care or cosmetic product,( or any other product for that matter) will work, unless you use it!
Sounds obvious, right? But don't we all have a "graveyard" drawer of unused and never to be used skin care items? Bought on a whim or from convincing sales pressure, with little thought of how they fit our needs, wants, lifestyles, etc.?
So, what properties make-up your ideal skin care? 1.Ease of use? Unless it fits into your lifestyle, you wont use it! It 's that simple! Unless you're Oprah or some other celebrity, with others at your beck and call, your skin care is your responsiblity and with most of us already running on over-time, fast and easy is a not just a bonus, it's a must!
2.Natural and environmentally-friendly? A growing number of consumers are choosing to use earth-friendly, cruelty-free, natural skin care and cosmetic products. The skin care industry is responding and there are now many sources where these items can be bought. Choosing most natural skin care we can find is just a part of other healthy choices we make, such as not smoking, balancing our diet, exercising and getting enough rest.
3. Cost? Skin care doesn't have to be ridiculously expensive to work! I have seen a jar of face cream that cost $1000.00! I have never and would never use it. There is no need to spend that amount on skin care, when there are more cost effective alternatives, that work just as well. Believe me...I know! Whenever, I have a facial or massage, my soft skin, immediately becomes talk of salon or spa. They (the staff) want to know my "secret". When I do reveal my secret and how reasonably priced it is, they always want to try it. Don't make mistake of buying skin care or cosmetic products without knowing your skin type. No matter how high quality or how high priced product is, if it is not designed for your skin type, you're defeating it's purpose and wasting your time and money.
Beat Stress and Stay Cucumber CoolWritten by Estate Jewelry International
Things aren't going quite right, frustration setting in, you can feel your blood pressure rising? Here's some helpful tips to keep you cool as a cucumber. - Having a bath can soothe soul and body. Add your favourite scent, add some candles, close your eyes and relax or grab your favorite book. Close door and tell everyone it's your time out and you're not to be disturbed. - Get outside and excercise. Excercising releases endorphins and alleviates tension. Something as simple as a power walk can do wonders for your mood and stress level. If possible take a walk away from urban distractions. If there is a trail or park where you can retreat it will do wonders for your sanity. Between walk, flower fragrances, and smell of fresh air you'll be feeling better in no time at all. - If you awaken feeling stressed. Take a few minutes to calm your body. For one minute breath in deeply through your nose and out through your mouth. Get out of bed and do 20 jumping jacks or run on spot for 30 seconds to get your energy flowing. Eat a healthy breakfast and then decide what one goal or task your going to complete for day. - Don't stress yourself out by writing out a task list that is simply too big to manage. Instead choose 5 most important things you need to accomplish that day. List them from most important [must complete] to least important. Once you've accomplished those 5 tasks you can start a new list. - Take time out - meditate for five minutes. Using a light pressure, push palms of your hands into your closed eyes. Slowly release and take deep breaths, then push your palms back into your eyes. Repeat for 3-4 minutes, then rest your head in your hands, relax, and take deep breaths before lifting your head. - Stretching is an excellent way to relieve tension and stress. Stretching will release tension from your neck and back.