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How can I improve my beauty attitude?

Attitude

Beauty is an attitude. Surround yourself with those who inspire you to recognize your inner beauty.

   
How can I add 25 years to my age?

Don't Look Down!

Walk tall, head held high, look people in the eyes when you are speaking! Even if you are 5 foot nothing, others take notice when you exude confidence.

   
What is the benefit of taking a daily walk?

Brisk Walks

If you've had a stressful day on the job, or a spat with your friend/family member, take a brisk walk to clear the mind. You'll be strengthening your body and relaxing at the same time.

   
What can I do to counteract the effects of stress on my body?

Drink Water

Drink more water and less caffiene to help alleviate stress. Water is also better for healthy skin, and lessens temptation for snacking.

   
How does my amount of sleep affect my image?

Get 8 hrs Sleep

Get at least 8 hours of sleep at night to keep dark circles at bay, allow the body to reduce stress, and restore a fresher look to the skin.

   
What do I need everyday?

Hugs

Give/get a hug everyday.

   
How can I create a mini spa at home?

Create a Mini Spa

Create a *mini spa* each week at home. Run warm water in the tub, sprinkle in some mineral bath salts, light a candle and play soft music. Great for the mind and body.

   
How can avoiding food additives affect my skin?

Avoid Food Additives

Avoid food additives and highly processed, refined foods to cut down on your intake of toxins. This will help to eliminate free radicals responsible for premature aging.

   
What is important?

Me Time

CREATE SOME "ME" TIME FOR YOURSELF

   
How can I tone my thighs?

Jump Rope for Shape

Jumping rope can be extremely helpful in toning your thighs, hips and buns.

   
Should I take my bath in the morning or at night?

Bathe at Night

Take your daily bath at night before bed for a relaxation and restful sleep. Use body washes, lotions and sprays with calming botanical accents and floral scents such as bamboo, decaffeinated red tea and sandalwood. This will help you let your cares drift away to calm the mind and restore the soul.

   
Why is drinking water important to my skin?

Drink Water

Drink 12 - 14 glasses of water each day to keep skin cells moist and prevent premature aging.

   
What can I do to counteract the effects of stress on my body?

Schedule Solitude

Enjoy regular doses of solitude - turn off the tv and the phone.

   
How can eating fresh fruit improve my skin?

Eat Fresh Fruit

Good nutrition helps retard the appearance of aging. Many diets are too high in calories, therefore, the first step toward good nutrition is to reduce the number of calories you eat by at least 25 percent. Next, add fresh fruits and vegetables, green leafy and yellow types, those rich in vitamin A. Vitamins C and E are also essential, providing antioxidants that protect the body from free radicals. Eat whole grains such as oats, wheat, whole rice and rye rather than white processed flour-containing products. Above all, avoid the synthetic trans-fats like margarine and hydrogenated shortening products. And don't forget-take your supplements. Your body and your skin will thank you!

   
What is the benefit of keeping a journal?

Keep a Journal

Keep a journal and add three positive things each day to keep a perspective on life.

   
What can I do to relax after a stressful day?

Relaxing Reading

Read books on relaxation, such as *The Art of Doing Nothing* by Veronique Vienee.

   
Name an easy, therapeutic activity.

Write a Letter

Write a letter - the old fashioned way...it's therapeutic.

   
What can I do to make myself feel pampered?

Surround Yourself With Flowers

Fresh flowers are one of the best ways to lift the spirits. There's no sin in buying them for yourself. Better yet, drop subtle hints to your significant other and well, you never know...

   
What can I add to my bath for a calming effect?

Milk at Bedtime

For a calming evening bath, add a bath product with chamomile. To try: Origins Sensory Therapy Float Away Sleep-Enhancing Milk Bath with chamomile, tangerine and lemon leaves.

   
What can I do to feel pampered?

Gourmet Chocolate

Buy gourmet chocolates. It is reported that chocolate actually releases endorphins that create feelings of happiness and satisfaction.

   
What is the benefit of getting a facial or massage?

Scheduled Massage

Schedule regular facials and massages to lower stress hormones.

   
What is the benefit of doing Yoga?

Yoga

Doing Yoga on a regular basis is good for mind, body and soul.

   
Which vitamins are best for my skin?

Vitamins for skin

Dermatologist Mary P. Lupo advises her patients to ingest antioxidants (vitamin A, C, and E) either in whole food or supplements to enhance their skin's natural sheen and smoothness. --Cosmopolitan. Apr 99

   
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