Health & Beauty
You put a lot of time, energy and passion into your look; maybe it’s an elegantly tailored suit you happily invested in or always ensuring you have the best quality material and brand for your budget. Whatever your weapon of choice is in terms of a fashion item, it’s safe to say that choosing the right thing can make you feel great and even invincible, and the same could be said of your skincare routine.
The best-tailored suit will do wonders for any man, but to really shine you have to take care of the body underneath it just as carefully as you take care of the suit itself. Healthy living has the two-fold benefit of helping you look and feel better, so not only will you look better in a suit, but you will also have more confidence and energy.
Your body begins losing lean muscle mass right around your mid-Twenties. Over time, this loss of muscle is replaced by fat. No matter your age, though, you can still effectively lose weight. And if you have a smart device, like a smartphone or smartwatch, you can use these devices as an aid to your weight loss efforts. Let's explore how you can use modern technology to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle.
When you travel for business, you want to stay fit. If you travel full time, then you know staying fit is almost impossible. Humans are creatures of habit and love routines. We tend to wake up at the same time each day, work out at the same time, and eat planned meals.
Conor Matthew Mccreedy is an artist, best known for his paintings made in varying shades of blue. In 2013, the SA Style Awards named Mccreedy the "Most Stylish Business Personality" in South Africa.
As we've already noted, sedentary lifestyle is the key risk factor for people's lives and health. That's why a group of active Bulgarians - each of them successful in their field - united themselves to create a proposal for the problem's solution. The system is called Folknetika and it was presented yesterday in Sofia, Bulgaria, during a press conference at the Bulgarian News Agency.
It is not a secret that sedentary lifestyle is extremely harmful to humans - not only for their bodies but also for the emotional and mental health. Researches show that sitting at your desk all day long, increases mortality with 20% in males and 40% in females and every year 500,000 Europeans and 1.9 million people worldwide die from sedentary.
Although it's fun to try different lipstick colors and that makeup trends are different every season, there are three lipstick shades, which are suitable for almost every woman.
Experts say that kissing is one of the effective ways for healing the body.
Medics note that kisses are useful especially for the cardiovascular system, said the profiled online edition sex-news.ru.
This new device is described as "intelligent cutlery" and will be marketed as a means to tackle weight gain and digestive problems. It has a sensor, which detects the loop made when you pick up food, put it in your mouth, and then return the fork to your plate. If it discovers you have carried out the action too quickly it buzzes in your hand to tell you to slow down.
We saw a lot of interesting creations for Spring-Summer 2013 at the catwalks in New York, London, Milan and Paris, but it was the Dior make-up that was spoken of so much.
It was created by Pat McGrath, who called it "techno butterflies". She used highly pigmented eyeshadow in bright colours, mainly blue, pink and orange hues. Delicate Swarovski crystals acted as an accent, highlighting the “winged” eyeshadow and around the inner corners to draw attention to the eye.
Julia Roberts takes beauty tips from her late grandfather. The 'Pretty Woman' actress - who is famed for her mega-watt smile - says one of the best bits of advice she ever received from him was to brush her teeth with baking soda.
The mother-of-three said: "I brush my teeth with baking soda. My grandfather would put a big heaping mound of it on his toothbrush. He had only one cavity in his entire life."
Katy Perry loved posing for more "natural" shots for her latest ghd 2012 campaign.
The 'Part of Me' singer is the hair styling brand's Global Brand Ambassador and the new black-and-white shots are less character-based than her previous campaigns.
Katy - who worked with photographer Ellen von Unwerth on the images - said...
The holidays are a time of family gatherings, work parties, and nights out with friends to celebrate. Of course, everyone is going to want to look their absolute best. Picking out the right dress and applying your makeup perfectly is one thing, but you can't afford to have a bad hair day when you should be focused on devoting your attention to creating special moments.
Here are the top 3 hair treatments to ensure you will always look your best.
Last night, on the eve of London Fashion Week, at the iconic London landmark Battersea Power Station, the cream of the fashion world and London’s most stylish elite gathered to celebrate 10 years of Kate Moss and Rimmel. Arriving at the venue by helicopter (replicating Kate's dramatic closing scene in her new TV commercial for Rimmel where she is seen escaping the paparazzi), Kate Moss was then driven to the entrance in a Rimmel branded London black cab to make her electrifying appearance. Dressed in a vintage black dress and her personally designed Kate Moss Lasting Finish Lipstick Collection in Red (shade no.1) Kate looked the epitome of London cool.
British experts made a new study, which shows that women should not economize from sunglasses. They found that too cheap accessories not only do not protect eyes, but they are also harmful. Fake sunglasses do not protect the retina from the UV rays, interfere clear vision and cause a headache.
According to the statistics, 2/3 from all sunglasses being sold in Great Britain are fake and at very low prices.
Those with two sets of the gene - one from each parent - are almost twice as likely to say they are satisfied with life, compared to those who lack a copy.
The research reported on by the UK's Press Association found out a strong link between the '5-HTT' gene and happiness by analysing genetic data from more than 2,500 participants.
Pink, yellow, orange and green – these are the colors of your clothes and make-up this spring.
The catwalk “nominated” the bold colors for favorites this spring. But from all the playful, rich, summer shades, the stylists choose their four winners – pink, yellow, orange and green, which are true favorites for the upcoming hot days. We can paint ourselves from head to toe with those colors.
Researchers think they may be able to replace damaged cells in the retina with similar ones found in algae and treat blindness. The technique has worked in mice and now scientists believe they can begin human trials within two years.
“The idea is to develop a treatment for blindness,” Alan Horsager of USC told New Scientist. In a working retina, nerve cells convert light into electrical and chemical signals, which are sent to the brain via the optic nerve.
A new indulgent luxury is now available to women in London, a 10 carat diamond manicure.
Cherish…ME, the company offering this amazing Iced Diamond Manicure is exceptionally exclusive and the glamorous service can only be obtained via an initial consultation with Cherish and her team.
Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana presented its limited collection of decorative cosmetics with the eloquent name "Italian Summertime".
Source of inspiration for the new collection, traditionally was the prêt-a-porter collection by Dolce & Gabbana for Spring/Summer 2011, which itself is the embodiment of true femininity. The creators of the cosmetics line Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, call it “a fresh interpretation of Sicilian culture...
Estée Lauder has a new line of nail lacquers out called Pure Color Nail Lacquer ($19 each). There are 16 new shades in all, 8 of them being limited edition colors.
These were created by Estée Lauder with Creative Makeup Director Tom Pecheux, and are meant to be a full-coverage formula with a long lasting shiny finish.They are infused with “exclusive True Vision™ Technology which incorporates multi-faceted, highly pigmented shades for an intensely rich color application.”
Regular drinking of coffee keeps women healthy and beautiful and helps them live longer.
Women who drink more than a cup of the caffeine fix can lower their risk of having a stroke by 25%, shows research.
Those with no coffee intake, however, are more likely to suffer from the condition.
The season Spring/Summer 2011 marked the triumphant return on the stage of the “retro style” trend: the collections of many designers are strongly influenced by the style o the 70s. Following that trend, the cosmetics giant Lancome released a limited edition seventies inspired lipstick, called “Lancome French Touch Absolu”. It is inspired by the icons of the 70s and the legendary Studio 54. The packaging looks like a glam disco ball and the main color juicy berry, which is universally flattering and wearable by everyone.
Spring is already knocking on our door. You may not believe it, but after the Christmas holidays, the warmer weather comes imperceptibly, and a fresh, new trends will come with it.
The black color famously never goes out of fashion and the smokey, black makeup is present this spring and summer too. Black and smokey grays are smudged out over the lid and under the eye to give a mysterious look. The heavy eye makeup is worn with a nude lips and just a hint of blush on the cheeks.
This year, two colors will be synonymous of sex appeal, charm and beauty. Gold and red shades will take over the trends in 2011.
If you want to look dazzling inspire yourself from this gorgeous makeup trend, especially perfect for the spring-summer season. The bright, warm colors like red and golden will help you to create an adorable look, that can be adapted to any occasion and style.
Rich shades, warm tones and pinks mingled with coppers - Chanel's gorgeous new holiday beauty collection has arrived
This year, Chanel's Christmas collection draws inspiration from a famous saying by Epicurus: “Let us succumb to temptation before it disappears.” Think warm tones, pretty pinks teamed with bronzes and coppers: 'Fuchsia is a playful weapon of seduction' in the new range. The combination of bright fuchsia cheeks, bold pink lips and copper brown eyes is absolutely stunning.
Researchers found that Botox injections, which smooth out facial lines by partially freezing muscles, also have uplifting side effects that make patients smile.
Psychologists studied 25 people – 12 of whom had Botox injections to the forehead, while the rest had fillers, peals or cosmetic treatments.
All the participants completed a mood questionnaire at least two weeks later.
This Fall, the French cosmetics company Lancome relives the elegance of the 20’s with a makeup collection Lancome French Coquettes Fall 2010, that is etched in burned plums, metallic charcoals and elegant nudes.
The collection was created by artistic director of the company Aaron De Mey. The ad campaign French Coquettes Fall 2010 features models Daria Werbowy and Elettra Wiedemann.
Almost half of the 500 most popular sunscreen products may increase the speed at which malignant cells develop and spread skin cancer.
The reason for this is because they contain vitamin A or its derivatives.
Experts say that sunscreen, creams and other ointments might prevent sunburn, but they don’t keep the ultraviolet light from destroying the skin cells and causing tumors and lesions.
Hair needs constant care, which do not consist only in the use of shampoos, conditioners, masks, etc. There are more important factors affecting to its condition.
Hair becomes thinner if the body is experiencing vitamin and micronutrients deficiency. So if you want to be healthy, pay attention to the food – you should use products, containing a sufficient quantity of vitamins of group B, A, C, E, beta carotene, magnesium, zinc, selenium, copper.
Green lettuce and vegetables help digestion and are ideal for cleaning the body of the toxins and to fight cancer. They are healthy to eat because they are low in calories and contain nutrients. Lettuce is majorly made up of over 90% water and is rich in foliate and contains useful amounts of beta-carotene and vitamin C.
Kylie Minogue (41) is leading a breast cancer charity campaign for the first time after her successful battle with the disease.
The singer posed in a silk sheet with the logo of Fashion Targets Breast Cancer, for photographer Mario Testino.
Minogue was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 during the Showgirl tour. Later she was treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy and returned to the stage to continue her tour in November 2006.
The slicked back hairstyle will be the hit of the spring season, according to Spanish media, so grab you gel and get ready to remember the wet hair look.
Just try to avoid the dry, heavily brushed texturing, instead stick to a wet effect.
To achieve the desired "wet look" effect is not necessary to use the whole pack of gel.
Women spend average 16
months of their life crying. During the first year they cry three hours a day
when they need their diapers to be changed or when they need food or entertainment.
Between the first and third year the girls cry up to two hours and five minutes a day when they are tired, when they fall down or don't receive what they want. At teen age the girls cry average two hours and thirteen minutes a week mainly because of hormones, quarrels with friends or parents or because they were dumped by their boyfriend. The survey among 300 women was made by the site www.TheBabyWebsite.com.
The 'Basic Instinct' beauty Sharon Stone likes her reflection less since she turned 51, but still loves her "strong" nose. She said: "I have a really good nose. Our family has good noses - each different, but all strong and defining."
When it comes to beauty treatments, Sharon subscribes to the "less is more philosophy". She doesn't wear much makeup, never gets facials and sees her hairdresser as little as possible. But no matter how busy she is, she always makes time for regular massages, meditation and long baths.
The indisputable leader in the production of premium tea „Althaus” makes its debut in Bulgaria. This happened at an official tea degustation in „Grand Hotel Sofia”, where was presented one of the creators of collection „Althaus” Ralf Janecki. He arrived in Bulgaria at the invitation of „Sofstok” Ltd. and personally presented to the guests the nosy drink. In this masterly activity activity helped him Georgi Bundev – manager hot drinks of „Sofstok” Ltd.
The art to be prepared and consumed the tea „Althaus” was highly evaluated by baron Kiril Gendovich and his wife Vera Gendovich, Vania Tosheva, prof. Lubomir Stoykov, Irena Varadinova, Lilia Vuchkova, Petko Todorov, Amalia Tincheva, Anelia Petkova – owner of boutique „Bridal Fashion” and dozens of journalists from the central print and electronic media.
The world famous tea specialist Ralf Janecki will visit Bulgaria at the invitation of „Sofstok Ltd.” The occasion is the debut of the unarguable leader in the production of premium tea „Althaus” in Bulgaria. The official tea degustation will be conducted at 19th November 2008 (Wednesday) in „Grand Hotel Sofia”, „Triaditsa” Hall 2. During the degustation Ralf Janecki, creator of the collection tea „Althaus”, personally will prepare for the guests the nosy drink.
„Althaus” is a synonym of quality, worthy to satisfy the highest needs of the connoisseurs.
Stephan University will open doors in Sofia in October. The event will be promoted with an unique hairdresser show. One of the most famous Bulgarian hairdressesr Vasil Mihaylov will be the art manager of the school. His team will pass the special teacher training in France.
“Hair-do is a matter of style”. That's the motto of the French brand and it will be a daily-round for all the hair-dressers who will take part in the training.
In order to answer the specific needs of the consumers with sensitive and prone to redness skin, the science center of Eucerin® developed a new line of products Eucerin® Anti-Redness.
The products contain the active ingredient Licochalcone and correcting pigments, which relieve redness and give an even tan of the face. Licochalcone A, derived from the root extract of the licorice plant Glycyrrhiza inflata inhibits pro-inflammatory cytokines, eicosanoids and reactive oxygen species in a number of human skin cells.
Bulgarians, who appreciate the quality cosmetics have a new ally. The newest revolutionary products of the Italian brand name "Debora" can already be found in the luxury shops. The trademark is also known as the cosmetics of "Miss Italy", since the winners in the prestigious competition have the privilege of presenting the products of the famous brand name. “Everet Sofia” - official distributor of "Debora" in Bulgaria chose an original way to present the hot trends in make up according to the Italian specialists.