Monday, December 5, 2016

Some Simple Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight As Quickly As You Had Hoped!

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This beauty may be blaming herself when there could be other reasons those pounds linger.

Following a diet can be rough.  This is especially true when you keep checking the scale and that number doesn’t seem to move, leaving you frustrated and confused since you are doing all the right things.  Though as disciplined as you might be, there are others factors that may be to blame.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

The One Skin Care Product That You Don’t Have to Overpay for to Reek Facial Benefits!

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This beauty is carefully rethinking her skin care regime.

You might be convinced that only the best complexion comes from using an entire skin care system together as it was intended.  Of course, the manufacturers will like you to believe that.  However, the truth is that if the product is the sort that you wash with or just wipe off, then you don’t necessarily need to overspend on one. 

Instead, focus on the other products in that line by looking at the active ingredients that you will be applying. Those beneficial ingredients in those creams, lotions and serums will do your complexion the most good since they are the ones more likely to remain on your face compared to others that may end up being washed down your sink.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Recipe: My Delectable Yellow Layer Cake Makes Any Day a Holiday!

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My Delectable Yellow Layer Cake uses all-purpose flour.

Some people may not have the patience to bake a layer cake from scratch due to past failures.  However, I want to assure you that disappointing cakes aren’t the faults of the baker, but have more to do with the recipe or possibly your oven.  Therefore, I have the perfect yellow layer cake that is moist and delicately textured with a rich buttery flavor that you won’t be able to resist.

My Delectable Yellow Layer Cake is also a recipe that you can’t fail at provided that you
don’t rush through without following the directions because they can make the difference between a good cake and a bad one.

Just give my recipe a chance and you’ll happily exceed your expectations with a really wonderful layer cake as moist and fine as any box of cake mix.

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Following the directions exactly can make the difference between success and failure.

My Delectable Yellow Layer Cake

2/3 cup butter, softened (no substitutes)
1-3/4 cups sugar
l-1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
2 large eggs
2-1/2 cups sifted flour
½ teaspoons of salt
1-1/4 cups of milk
2-1/2 teaspoons of baking powder, leveled
your favorite icing (peppermint butter cream icing is awesome)

Thoroughly use your electric mixer and cream your softened butter with the sugar until fluffy.

Add one egg at a time, beating well before adding the second one.

Scrape your mixing bowl, then add the vanilla.

In a separate mixing bowl, sift your flour, salt and baking powder together.  Transfer to another bowl and sift again.  Then sift a third time.

Measure out your milk. 

Now add a small amount of the flour mixture to the creamed mixture, beating well before adding a small amount of the milk.  Continue beating, then alternate with more of the flour mixture and beat again. Alternate with the milk, beat, then the flour mixture until you incorporate and finish all the flour mixture and milk into the creamed ingredients.

Grease and line with wax paper two 9-inch cake pans before pouring the batter into both of them.

Bake in a 350-degree oven for about 30 minutes or until a cake tester or toothpick comes out clean.

Allow to cool in the pan for about 10 minutes before attempting to remove.

Cool completely before trying to frost.


Friday, December 2, 2016

What You Need to Know About Facial Cleansing Cloths to Remove Makeup Matters!

Nothing is more convenient than reaching for a primed facial cleansing cloth to wipe away makeup. However, you should be aware that there is a difference between those marked “face cleansing cloths” and others labeled “makeup remover cloths.”  

While both of those facial cloths will remove grime and makeup, only “makeup remover cloths” can more gently and thoroughly dissolve all traces of eye makeup, even the stubborn waterproof variety those “face cleansing cloths” may leave behind due to the presence of oiler ingredients in the formula.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Hair Coloring Tips When Coloring Your Hair for the First Time That Can Save You From Regrets or Disaster!

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Be safe instead of sorry with these two important hair coloring tips!

Perhaps, you finally decided it was time to start coloring your hair at home.  For your very first attempt, I suggest starting off with more of a short term commitment when you shop for that box of hair color.  After all, you may not like the color, which may look differently when all over head compared to the treated clipped piece of your hair you may do beforehand. Therefore, you might ease into the process with a temporary, semi-permanent (lasting 6-12 shampoos)  or demi-permanent hair color ( lasting around 12-24 shampoos) instead of a permanent variety.

The second thing that you always must do is to make sure to do the patch test with the hair color and developer on your arm as directed before attempting to color your hair.  If you skip this one step, you could end up in a world of trouble from a burning scalp, itching to breathing problems that could force you to the emergency room due to an allergy.  

You can develop an allergic reaction at any time, whether for the first time or a hundred times, does not matter.  So please keep these tips in mind and the only thing that will happen is beautiful hair!

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Start Your Morning and Complexion Off in the Right Direction With a Lemon Detox Drink!

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This simple beverage can do more good for your body and skin than you realize.

If you want to give your body a healthy start and see an improvement in your complexion, you might want to start your morning off to a great running start.  

Before sitting down to breakfast, why not squeeze the juice of one half of a lemon into a cup of boiling water and slowly sip before thinking of coffee, tea and food?  

If you do so, this lemon detox helps to flush out the lingering impurities from your system that still may be there from the night before.  

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

How Look Better When You Pose for Those Holiday Photos!

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This beauty doesn't miss a trick when it comes to looking even more amazing.

Some people instantly take to the camera, but not all. Is it because they are simply more beautiful, which may or may not necessarily be true? The real truth is some just know how to capitalize on what they have better than others in how they radiate confidence, their expression and body language before that lens focuses on them.  Therefore, if you want to shine as well and look your best for those holiday photos then let me share some helpful tips.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Primal Kitchen Paleo Energy Bars, Chipotle Lime Mayo and Ranch Dressing Review–Healthy Eating Never Tasted So Good!

*Disclaimer:  This post has been compensated through a free product (s) or monetary payment.  Opinions are solely mine. All links are "no-follow" links.**

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Healthy eating doesn't have to be a chore when you have food products that be just as good as what you're used to.

Temptation is all around us when you’re trying to eat healthy, especially during the holiday season with all the sugar-laden treats and rich foods.  However, you will never feel denied when you find food products that satisfy your palate while making you to feel good about what you’re putting into your body like what I’ve been sampling from an unexpected box from Primal Kitchen with their paleo food items.

One of my top favorites is their Chipotle Lime Mayo ($9.95), which is outrageously delicious with a unique subtle lime flavor to this mildly hot mayo that transforms ordinary mayo to an extraordinary spicier one. Using this to perk up your sandwich or any holiday recipe definitely can make the taste better without sacrificing health since it uses quality ingredients like avocado oil and has no sugar, gluten, dairy or soy in its mix. 

Sunday, November 27, 2016

How to Make More of Your Bone Structure for Those With Ruddy Complexions!

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Learning to use colors to your advantage can do wonders for a face.

Perhaps, you have a healthy red glow to your complexion, but are uncertain as to the ideal way to add more color to your skin without overdoing it.  However, you can still benefit from color with the right blush to artfully play it up.  

The main thing to do is to look for blushes that can help offset that abundance of red in the skin such as turning to neutral or golden shades.  Those particular blushes can better balance your natural coloring while magically giving your cheekbones a graceful lift to compliment your bone structure.