Wednesday, 31 October 2012

163) 4 REASONS WHY YOU DON'T HAVE THE DESIRED BODY SHAPE


You watch what you eat and make sure it is a healthy diet.  Your shelf is full of vitamins, green teas and protein shakes.  You have been diligently exercising for the past six months.  And yet, your body shape did not get any better.  Now why is that?




Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Monday, 29 October 2012

HOW TO KNOW IF YOUR LOVE IS TRUE


Marriage
Marriage (Photo credit: Lel4nd)
Marriage = Happiness.  That's it in a nutshell.  But is it really just that?  To the discerning eye, there are many more layers to this simple statement.




Sunday, 28 October 2012

160) PREVENTION TIPS FOR VARICOSE VEINS


Still life with human legs and daisies
Still life with human legs and daisies (Photo credit: J. Star)

Women and also men can develop varicose veins due to the following reasons:-



Saturday, 27 October 2012

159) ICE TEA - A DANGER TO YOUR KIDNEY?


Ice cubes in a glass of iced tea. Lighting con...
Ice cubes in a glass of iced tea. Lighting consisted of sunlight coming through the kitchen window, background is my kitchen table. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Since we have hot weather all year round in these neck of the woods, it is not surprising that ice cold drinks are very popular choices as thirst quenchers. 



Friday, 26 October 2012

158) NATURE'S BEAUTY-THE ROSE


Bridal Pink, cultivated by Eugene Boerner in 1...
Bridal Pink, cultivated by Eugene Boerner in 1967; taken at the Morwell Rose Garden (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A blooming rose exudes beauty with it's soft velvety petals and intoxicating fragrance that has captivated especially people who are in love since it was discovered in the United States in the 16th century.



Thursday, 25 October 2012

157) WHY YOU SHOULD NOT IGNORE THESE PAINS


Dahlia 'Inflammation'
Dahlia 'Inflammation' (Photo credit: F. D. Richards)
Having my fair share of muscle aches and pains due to sprains, falls and illnesses, I would say that we have to be vigilant about what forms of pain that signals something is wrong with our bodies.




Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

155) DOES SUGAR MAKES YOU LESS SMART?


English: Macro photograph of a pile of sugar (...
 Macro photograph of a pile of sugar (saccharose) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Too much sugar is known to lead to obesity and diabetes.  Sugar is a also a quick source of energy.  

But the medical professionals discourage high calorie diets as they have the notion that excessive amounts of sugar would only accumulate in the muscles, liver and the fatty tissues.



Monday, 22 October 2012

154) DO YOU SMELL AS YOU GET OLDER?


old age at Rotchild BLVD
old age at Rotchild BLVD (Photo credit: shyb)


The general thought that when people age, they smell.  Read on and find out how way off that thinking can be.



Sunday, 21 October 2012

153) IS THERE SUCH A THING AS ZERO CALORIE FOOD?


A diet rich in soy and whey protein, found in ...
A diet rich in soy and whey protein, found in products such as soy milk and low-fat yogurt, has been shown to reduce breast cancer incidence in rats. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Right off the bat, the answer is, "No, there is no such thing as a zero calorie food."



Saturday, 20 October 2012

151) SHAPING YOUR EYEBROWS


Eyebrows: Before & After
Eyebrows: Before & After (Photo credit: PittCaleb)
Besides a good hair cut and style, well-plucked eyebrows can give you a well groomed appearance. And this applies to the men too.



Friday, 19 October 2012

152) WHAT IS METABOLISM AND HOW TO BOOST IT?



Metabolism is the rate at which your body uses energy and expends calories.   And to lose weight, all you have to do is increase your metabolism. Sounds straightforward, doesn't it?




Thursday, 18 October 2012

150) SPARSE BROWS? HOW TO FILL IT IN.


Colors used: Urban Decay Book of Shadows: Absi...
Eyebrows drawn using pencil. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
"Every woman needs to fill in her brows as part of her normal beauty routine."  This is what the beauty experts are saying.  



Wednesday, 17 October 2012

149) ARE YOU LEADING A SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE?


A public demonstration of aerobic exercises
A public demonstration of aerobic exercises (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
When you are young, you may be very active in sports or keeping fit by doing aerobics, going to the gym two or three times a week or jogging in the park.




Tuesday, 16 October 2012

148) HOW TO WEAR FALSE EYELASHES


Shirley is one of my favorite models to shoot ...
Long false lashes (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Celebrities use it and ordinary women use it, too.  False eyelashes that is.




Monday, 15 October 2012

147) MAKEUP TIPS FOR ASIAN WOMEN


English: A bride-to-be.
Asian Woman. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Every woman has her own unique personality that she wants to show off in the best possible light.




Sunday, 14 October 2012

146) FOUR TYPES OF FOOD YOU SHOULD NOT BE EATING


Homemade White Bread with Honey
Homemade White Bread with Honey (Photo credit: TheCulinaryGeek)
"Should not eat" or "Never eat" sounds so final doesn't it?  Well, there is some truth in these words of warning especially if you are not as young as you were say, 20 years ago.




Saturday, 13 October 2012

Friday, 12 October 2012

144) FIVE FINGERNAIL FAUX PAS


English: Fingernails, about 2mm long Deutsch: ...
Fingernails, about 2mm long  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Your fingernails can tell on you.  Like it or not, people will form an opinion when they look at the condition of your nails. 




Thursday, 11 October 2012

143) 5 BEAUTY DON'T


Sometimes you may not be aware that you have committed a beauty don't until you read about it in a fashion magazine, watched  a show about hair or makeup.  

The question is, will you take their advise, admit to it or ignore it just because?




Wednesday, 10 October 2012

142) 5 BEAUTY DO'S


If you view yourself as a beauty forward person, the secret to staying ahead of the pack is to consistently placing a beautifully manicured finger on the pulsating vibe of beauty, catching the trend before it has the chance to roll out on the makeup artist's brush.




Tuesday, 9 October 2012

141) MY WORST DRESSED CELEBS FOR THE 2012 EMMYS



On such a glamorous night as the Emmys, there will always be celebrities who did not get it right on the red carpet.  Here are some of them who really need some help in the style department.  What do you think?



Sunday, 7 October 2012

138) BENEFITS OF GRAPESEED OIL FOR YOUR SKIN


Français : Bouteille d'huile de pépins de raisins
Grape seed oil (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
If you are a woman in need of an oil that will be beneficial to your skin not just the body but also the face, try grape seed oil.  And the bonus is, it does not cost you the bomb.




Saturday, 6 October 2012

139) IS BROWN SUGAR HEALTHIER THAN WHITE SUGAR?


Brown sugar examples: Muscovado (top), dark br...
Brown sugar examples: Muscovado (top), dark brown (left), golden brown (right) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)



We were introduced to the taste of sweet from the time we were infants.  Remember Woodward Gripe Water that every mom would give to their babies after bath time?





Friday, 5 October 2012

137) IS DRINKING HOT WATER GOOD FOR YOU?


This image shows a whole and a cut lemon. It i...
Cut Lemons . (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
People who like to drink cold water or prefer

flavored water may not be jumping for joy

about drinking hot water.    But if you are the

type of person who is concerned with health, 

and choose to be informed, then read on.




Thursday, 4 October 2012

136) IS RED WINE GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH?


This image shows a red wine glass.
This image shows a red wine glass. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I am not a wine drinker but I am able to finish almost one glass at social functions before I quit since that is when I will start feeling the buzz.  I hit my limit at one glass.  Is that one too many?



Wednesday, 3 October 2012

135) WANT TO FEEL FULL, NOT FAT?


We all have been there -The feeling of not being satisfied after a meal? Or shortly after filling up your stomach,  you head for the fridge or kitchen cupboard looking for a snack bar to curb the sudden craving.  I hear you......



Tuesday, 2 October 2012

134) COMMON FOOT PROBLEMS


English: Red High Heel Pumps
Red High Heel Pumps (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Warning:

Please do not to read this article while you are enjoying a cup of coffee or a delicious meal.



Monday, 1 October 2012

133) CELEBRITIES FEET-SIDE EFFECTS OF WEARING HIGH HEELS


I love and admire celebrities who wear super high heels to look glamorous and elegant in their long flowing glittery gowns while they sashay down the red carpet and pose seductively for the paparazis. Now I have come to realize that there is a certain price to pay for fashion and style.