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Lose weight fast!! Weight loss & Health tips

 

Weightloss_crop150Did I get your attention?! I think I did…Weight loss tips, it sells books, TV slots, movies, electronic devices and anything that says “How to lose weight fast!” Sorry for the downer, but the only way to lose weight is to watch what you eat and the good old fashion cardio. But there are some tricks of the trade and Ill tell you what I know!

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Home Remedies for Weight Loss

Your weight is a balancing act that features how many calories you consume plus the amount of energy you burn throughout the day. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, 67% of adults age 20 years and over are overweight or obese. If you live your life as a couch potato or munch on too many potato chips, you may find a need to explore the many different home remedies for weight loss.

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CAUSES OF WEIGHT GAIN

From drinking too much soda to going through a divorce, there are numerous everyday habits and events in life that can contribute to an increase in weight. Some of the most common causes of weight gain include [1]:

• Medications: While prescription drugs are supposed to make you feel better, some also come with side effects that can cause you to gain weight. Common culprits include steroids, antidepressants, diabetes medications,heartburn treatments, seizure preventatives, and birth control pills.

• Lifestyle: Your daily habits could be at the root of your weight gain. Perhaps you’re working long hours and the stress is adding to your waistline. Are you an emotional eater? Not getting enough sleep? Have you recently quit smoking? Other lifestyle choices that can contribute to weight gain include not eating enough fiber, high-sugar snacks, sedentary job, hanging out with overeaters, heavy drinking, eating large portions, and skipping meals (which can slow down your metabolism).

• Life Changes: When the body goes through a change, such as hormonal changes associated with menopause and pregnancy in women, weight can become redistributed and accumulate in the body. Oftentimes, the midsection and hips are the hardest hit areas. Aging is another reason people gain weight because their metabolism starts to slow down as they get older.

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D.I.Y. CURLS: HOW TO RAG ROLL YOUR HAIR

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I love the look of naturally curly hair! My sweet friend, Katie, told me about rag rolling. It’s a quick and simple way to get natural looking curls without using a curling iron! I asked her to share her method here on A Beautiful Mess because I knew you’d be itching to learn like I was! Enjoy…

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HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE LEAVE IN CONDITIONER

Today we’re going to make Leave-In Conditioner! This is a fun one!

We all know that there is a lot of pressure to look a certain way and to look a certain way it usually means buying certain things. Those things usually consist of clothes, make-up, and hair stuff. All this STUFF costs money and it adds up QUICK. Very quick.

I’m gonna help you cut another cost. Never again will you have to buy leave-in conditioner or detangler because you’ll be able to make your own! This is a simple and easy recipe and you can use what you already own to make it.

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How To Do Heidi Braids In Crown

I’m excited to share another hair tutorialHeidi braids, which go across the top of your head, are beautiful, but my friend Caroline wears hers in a different way: like a crown circling around her head. What a breezy summer style! She looks like a Danish princess. So I invited her over to explain how to do them, and the wonderful Jamie Beck took photographs.
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How to Get More Volume in Your Hair

Have you ever wondered how to get more volume in your hair? Today we’re going to show you how to achieve that thicker, fuller look for your wedding day – and beyond – with a few of our favorite tutorials. I have always admired voluminous hair in magazines and photo shoots wishing that I, too, had lustrous, voluminous hair. Then I realized something: I can keep wishing for more volume or I can make it happen. Voluminous hair is the result of a few key essentials like a good diet (high protein can lead to healthier, thicker hair with less breakage), plenty of H20, proper blow-drying techniques (here’s a video to get you started), plenty of hairspray, and abundant amounts of teasing, product-applying, and styling. If you’re opting for a bridal veil alternative, keep in mind that your hair will have nothing to hide behind. If you don’t want your hair to go from fabulous to flat as you walk down the aisle, be sure to give your hair plenty of lift. So, now, let’s show you how to get more volume in your hair with these tutorials PLUS a few hand-picked bridal headbands perfect for sporting your voluminous new ‘do. Enjoy!

 

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