Month: February 2018

What is a Cellulite Massager and How Does it Work?

Are you dreading the hot summer weather because you are worried about cellulite? Don’t worry – you’re not alone! The dreaded combination of cottage cheese thighs and shorts or bathing suits is enough to strike fear into the heart of any girl.

Cellulite can be embarrassing and difficult to get rid of. Many women are genetically predisposed to cellulite, so if your Mom suffered with it chances are you will have it too. Even women who are thin and have a normal body fat percentage can be plagued with cellulite since it has more to do with the structure of the fat itself and less to do with how much fat you actually have on your body.

One relatively new product on the market designed to combat the fat and smooth skin is a cellulite massager.

Cellulite massagers are small, hand-held devices that you use to stimulate blood flow and increase circulation in your problem areas. This helps to break down the cellulite, resulting in smoother, less dimpled skin.

Most of these massagers have a series of hard nubs or knobs that massage the skin. You use them either with plain body oil or with a specific cellulite cream and massage your thighs and hips, starting at your knee and working your way up. You should move the massager in circular motions and be sure to cover all areas of your legs and hips where you want to see a reduction in cellulite.

Some cellulite massagers are waterproof and can be used in the shower while others are for dry use only. There are number of different brands and models available in just about every price range. While more expensive models may be slightly more effective, cheaper models still can do a good job as long as they adequately massage deeply enough to increase blood flow to the area.

If you decide to try a cellulite massager it is important to keep in mind that the key to success is being consistent with it. You can’t just massage your legs and hips for a few days and expect the problem to go away immediately. However, if you stick with it and do it daily you will see a reduction in the appearance of cellulite and your skin will become smoother.

Many people report a visible difference in their cellulite within a week or two of starting treatment. Of course, results will vary depending upon your body and how well it responds to the treatment as well as how consistent you are with your massages.

All in all, though, cellulite massagers seem to be an effective way of combating cellulite and are much less invasive than many other available procedures. If you are plagued with cellulite you may want to consider giving it a shot to see if it can help you get the smooth skin you have been wanting. Then you’ll be able to look forward to summer instead of dreading it.

Makeup Advice from a Professional

From licensed esthetician and owner of the Divine Hands Day Spa , Angela Fort, comes 10 makeup tips you cannot afford to miss.

I had the unique opportunity to speak with Angela to get some inside information as to how she maintains flawless skin while helping countless other women to do the same, restoring their confidence in the process.

Now, these priceless tips are available to you:

1.) Ensure face is properly cleansed and moisturized prior to applying makeup; this will ensure a more smoother finish.

2.) Remember cosmetics have a shelf life. Cosmetics have gone bad if they have an odor or if the formula seems to have separated or dried out.

3.) Wash makeup brushes at least once a week. An anti-bacteria soap or shampoo can be used.

4.) Never pump mascara wand in and out, instead place wand in tube and turn right to left, and then pull out. This will help eliminate bacteria from getting in tube.

5.) For longer lasting and more easily blended mascara, a primer can be used.

6.) For wedding makeup, always use a Waterproof mascara to avoid smearing due to joyful tears.

7.) Filling lips with a neutral lip liner will assist in lipstick staying on longer.

8.) Concealers should be at least 2-3 shades lighter than your foundation.

9.) Stay away from sponges; sponges absorb more of your makeup than what’s actually going on your face.

10.) To darken a lipstick apply a lip liner darker than the actual lipstick; to lighten a lipstick, apply a lip liner lighter than the actual lipstick used.

Bonus Tip: When using liquid foundation, remember less is always more; Build your makeup to the level of coverage you like.

Now, that you have this information, don’t keep it to yourself. Share it with your mothers, sisters, friends, cousins, and other loved ones.

Save this list for future reference. When having a makeup crisis, just ask yourself, W.W.A.D. What Would Angela Do?

Clinique’s All About Eyes Serum De-Puffing Eye Massage

Clinique’s All About Eyes Serum De-Puffing Eye Massage has become my new best friend. I have real sensitive eyes and this formula does not burn and irritate my eyes like other products.

Clinique’s product really does help my eyes depuff. You need to use the product religiously for the best results. The puffiness and dark circles do go away over time with this product. You can use this product alone or under other facial and cosmetic products which is an added bonus. If you suffer from eye puffiness or dark circles I recommend that you try this product.

Clinique’s All About Eyes Serum De-Puffing Eye Massage bottle is so neat. It has a rollerball as an applicator that gently massages the product into your skin. It glides on smooth and it does brighten and soothe the eye area. No using your fingers is a plus and you can easily direct the product application right onto the trouble spots.

It contains ingredients that are designed to cool your eye area and gently erase puffy bags and works great if you just need an instant wake up look. Clinique’s All About Eyes Serum De-Puffing Eye Massage contains caffeine, antioxidants and soothing botanicals that start to work immediately. With continued use you will brighten your eye area so you will always have that “Wake up and ready” look.

A great plus is you can take this eye treatment anywhere. It applies so easily since it has the rollerball.

Sephora.com has this product available for purchase on their website. For a 0.5 oz. container it’s cost is $25.50. A little pricey but worth every penny.

Not sure you want to spend that much cash on the product yet, Sephora.com has a list of questions and answers plus customer reviews on the product.

It is well worth the price in my opinion. IT is a pleasurable soothing product that does work. As with all Clinique products they state they are allergy tested. 100% Frangrance Free.

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