EVERY GIRLS GUIDE TO GORGEOUS GLOSSY HAIR

EVERY GIRLS GUIDE TO GORGEOUS GLOSSY HAIR/FIT.FABULOUS.BEAUTIFUL

 

Hello Beauties!  Hope everyone is having a wonderful week so far.   My hair goes through some pretty intense transformations on a daily basis. Whether I’m headed to work or out for a romantic dinner date, my hair sees its fair share of heated styling tools – complete with tugging, curling, straightening and dont forget the hairspray.  While I do take precaution to use gentle products, the truth is there’s only so much you can do to save your strands while styling like this, really.

I think we all desire that gorgeous glossy hair, so I have decided to share everything from my own personal care hair routine, to tips on how to make it grow faster, break less and have more volume.  

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5 TIPS TO STAYING FIT FOR THE WORKING GIRL: YOUR GUIDE TO STAYING ACTIVE AT THE OFFICE

5 TIPS TO STAYING FIT FOR THE WORKING GIRL: YOUR GUIDE TO STAYING ACTIVE AT THE OFFICE/Fit.Fabulous.Beautiful

To maintain good health, it is important to keep moving and stay active throughout the day.  But, for those of us who have jobs keeping us at our desks all day, this can sometimes seem like a daunting task.

It has been proven that sitting for long periods of time has become one of the major risk factors for poor health.  Overtime this inactivity is leading to an increased risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes and obesity.

So I think it’s in everyone’s best interest to get up and get moving – even while we’re at work.  There are plenty of ways to become more active in the workplace.  Here are just a few of my ideas to get you started.…

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YOUR GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE BEST NATURAL DEODORANT

YOUR GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE BEST NATURAL DEODORANT

 

Finding the best natural deodorant on the market can be a difficult task.  Many of the formulas may be goopy, leave stains on your clothes and have unpleasant scents.  I know this, because I have experienced it first hand.  As I started my journey as a blogger a little over a year ago, one of my first posts was “Why to go natural when choosing a deodorant.”  I explained in detail, the harsh effects of the ingredients found in these products we apply to our bodies each and every day.  I also talked about one of the best natural deodorants I had discovered at the time.  Since then I have tried several new products and eventually found one that worked for me.…

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EVERY WOMAN’S GUIDE TO PROTEIN – WHY WOMEN NEED PROTEIN TOO

Protein consumption is one of the most important factors in a woman’s diet today.  Yet very few of us are educated on why women need protein, how much we need, and how to incorporate it into our diets.  Proper nutrition can be complex all on its own, but as woman the confusion is an even bigger struggle.  Where do we turn to for nutrition advice these days.  As most of the information available for protein is geared directly towards men and increasing muscle mass.

You ask yourself, do woman have different nutritional needs than a man?  Well of course we do!  Not only do we have different fitness goals than most men, but most of us are looking to achieve a healthy, toned and lean physique, not a bulky one.  

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YOUR NEXT GENERATION SMOOTHIE: GUIDE TO MAKING A SUPER SIMPLE SMOOTHIE BOWL

What is a smoothie bowl ?

I’m sure everyone knows what a smoothie is nowadays, but what about a smoothie bowl? These filling and extremely nutritious breakfast bowls are just like smoothies, but thicker so they can be spooned up and topped with extra goodies.

Smoothie bowls are the perfect breakfast or healthy snack for those who like to sit and eat their food versus sipping it from a straw. It’s also a super easy way to pack tons of superfoods, protein, vitamins and minerals into one simple meal.

How to make a smoothie bowl!

Unlike a smoothie where all the ingredients are mixed together, smoothie bowls are usually topped with delicious toppings – like nuts, seeds, granola, fruit, shredded coconut or chia seeds – to add nutritional value and a little crunch.…

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EVERYDAY MAKEUP ESSENTIALS: YOUR GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE RIGHT BRUSH

Guide to choosing the right brush/Fit.Fabulous.Beautiful

 

If you are looking to achieve that flawless, professional looking makeup application it is essential to use the right tools.  The types of brushes you use, will have a big impact on the type of look you will create. The brushes you choose should be good quality.  Ensure the handles are sturdy and the bristles are securely fastened.  No this doesn’t mean you have to spend a pretty penny and purchase high-end brands.  There are many affordable options available for purchase. You can find a wide selection brushes at your local drugstore or for purchase online.

Everyday Makeup Essentials: Your guide to choosing the right brush! / Fit.Fabulous.BeautifulEveryday Makeup Essentials: Your guide to choosing the right brush! / Fit.Fabulous.Beautiful

There are two types of brushes on the market:

Synthetic – these bristles are suitable for cream products such as foundations, concealers and lip color

Natural – commonly made from different animal hair, these brushes are best used with powder products such as shadow, blush, and setting powders

With so many options available – how do you choose?  …

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GRACEFULLY AGING: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO LOOKING YOUR BEST AT ANY AGE

As we age, not only does our style change, but our skin care needs change too.  At every stage of life, we should feel comfortable in our own skin and learn to make the most of our best features.  Read on to find out how you can adapt your skin care and makeup routine at each stage in your life to achieve your own personal best.

Make up for all ages!

Gracefully Aging: The Essential Guide to looking your best at any age! / Fit.Fabulous.Beautiful

In your 20’s

This is the age for experimenting with vibrant colors and multiple different looks, it’s the time to truly let your personality shine.   Try experimenting with different make up looks until you find the one that best suits you.  Not sure where to start?  Thousands of “how to” make up tutorials can easily be found, free of charge via You Tube and/or Pinterest.  …

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5 SIMPLE NO FUSS EATING TIPS: A GUIDE TO LOSING THE LAST FEW POUNDS

Cutting out all the excess unneeded calories from your diet is important when trying to lose weight, but it’s much easier said than done.  With these simple no fuss tips,  you can easily cut up to 500 calories a day from your diet, and be on track to dropping as much as 1 pound per week! Check out my 5 simple tips below to get started!

5 Simple Tips to losing those last few pounds!

5 simple no fuss eating tips! / Fit.Fabulous.Beautiful
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1. Don’t eat in front of the television!  You’ll end up eating up to 300 extra calories per meal.  Instead, enjoy all your meals at the kitchen table, and swap one hour of TV for a brisk after noon hike or walk.…

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SIMPLY SKIN CARE: EVERY WOMAN’S GUIDE TO KNOWING YOUR SKIN TYPE

 

With such a wide range of cosmetic and beauty products available on the market today, it is very important to know your skin type when selecting which products will best suit your skin care needs.  Using the right products will help to nourish, protect and balance your skin, providing you with the perfect canvas for makeup application.

There are several types of skin, do you know which category you fall into?

Simply Skin Care: Every Woman's Guide to knowing your skin type! / Fit.Fabulous.Beautiful
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1. Normal Skin – Less common than other types, normal skin has a healthy, flawless appearance.  It looks matte and feels smooth to the touch.  People with normal skin tend to have  less skin problems than others.

How to care for : use a moisturizer meant for normal skin and an alcohol free toner

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