Tuesday, November 25, 2008

It Never to Late To Get Fit

Some people believe that it's too late to start getting fit. Each of us is unique, irreplaceable and capable of improvement we want and are willing to work for. Some people are genetically gifted, born with perfect trim, muscular physique or have inherited muscles or an atlete ability. But I believe that everyone has some quality, inherent or develop, that he can work on to optimal advantage. And these can lead to other benefits a natural inclination to achieve a toned body more easily.
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Saturday, November 22, 2008

Getting Back In Shape After Long Rest

A lot of people belive that there is a secret in having the body beautiful. The truth is there are no secret. You can change the way you look and feel by exercising, eating well and focusing on the progress those changes are making in your life. However there are some myths sorrounding this aspec

One myth that I always here is that, when they stop working out, their muscles will turn to flab. Hmmm, the progress from a skinny or flabby frame to one firm, taut muscles is gradually achieved within the muscles. If you decide to take a break from working out, the loss would occur just as gradually as the gains and even slower. And once you worked your body to a certain point of fitness, getting back to that level after long rest takes less effort that it did to achieve the original gain.
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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Soaps From Beef Tallow

Soap is made when natural fats and oils are boiled with sodium hydroxide which is a strong corrosive alkali. Sodium stearte is the most common ingredient in bars of soaps and other soap based cleaing products. Sodium and potassium tallowate are also common ingredients of soap. They are produced from beef, or sometimes lamb fat. There is currently no vegetable source of tallowates, but it is possible to obtain stearates from non-animal sources.

Since the mad cow disease, the regulation required beef tallow to be processed at extreme conditions using sodium hydroxide. During the process, a high temperature must be used for at least 3 hours, to ensure all microbes or protein contaminating the tallow are completely destroyed. Additionally, cosmetics and toiletries must not contain any part of the skull, brain, eyes, tonsils or spinal cord of cows, sheep or goats aged 12 months or more, or the spleens of year old sheep or goats. This age limit is reduced if the animals permanent incisor teeth have errupted through their gums.
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Saturday, November 15, 2008

Products That Came From Animals

Animal products often came from parts of the animals that are not suitable for human consumption. The use in cosmetics of products derived from human tissues, endangered, or protected aspecies are banned. The main animal products used are proteins ( amino acids aobtained from them), and fats and oils used for making soaps and detergents. Although some of these can also be obtained from plants sources or synthesized from petroleum products. Relatively few fragrances are obtained from animals, although musk is a valued scent secreted from the scent glands of the male Tibetan musk deer, musk ox, civet cat, otter and other species. Ambergris from the sperm whale and castoreum from the beaver have also been used in expensive fragrances.
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Monday, November 10, 2008

Lip gloss For Dry Lips

My two girls love using lip gloss especially during winter when their lips get so dry. I also use lip gloss during winter season to help ease the dryness of my lips and to enhance the gloss of my lipstick.

Lip gloss is a lightly colored or neutral, non-greasy gel that gives a shine to the lips. It is often an oil in water emulsion or a mineral oil made into a gel by mixing it with bentonite. It is usually put on top of a lipstick to enhance it's gloss.
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Friday, November 7, 2008

Exercising Is Not Hard

The biggest secret in making changes in your life with regards to getting fit and diet is the fun doing it. Exercising is not an hour of exhausting, grueling work combined with the sacrifice of avoiding the food that they love. So to some people this might be a signal of the end of their happiness.

You can put the pleasure of putting your body through paces of an hour, three times a week and feel it yourself being capable of things you never thought that you can do, see and feel. What is bad about replacing those doughnut into a watermelon?

Even if you don't consider the pleasure of having a trimmer body, but one that looks good both in clothes and out of them, the process of getting it should be seen as a delight rather than a burden and a chore.
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Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Hair Dye Chemicals That Can Cause Cancer

There has been many arguments over the safety of hair dyes and some manufacturers have voluntarily stopped using them in their products. The coal tar dyes in hair coloring products can caused allergic reactions in some people. Temporary and semi-permanent hair dyes often contain azo dyes or coal tar dyes which has been said to cause cancer in some laboratory animals and allergic reactions in some individuals.

Some manufacturers successfully lobbied for an exemption for their products by putting a warning label to inform the people that the product can cause allergic reactions to some people.
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Sunday, November 2, 2008

Cheap Stylish Eyeglasses Frame

I feel bad when I found out that my twin daughter's will be wearing prescription eyeglasses for the rest of their life. I thought for a while that it was their hearing problem that was causing their low grades at school. I brought them to a specialist and have done several hearing test but everything is normal.

There are so many questions in my mind at that time. Why can't they understand the lesson? Are they just slow learners? How come, when I focus teaching them the lesson myself at home, they can easily understand and get the lesson? Was it the teacher's problem? This problem goes on and they always have to attend the summer class every year. Not until last year when I thought of bringing them to our optemetrist for my purpose of using my optical benefits at work. That was the only time I learned that, children until 8 years is the stage where any eye problem can easily corrected. It was too late for them, and I feel bad that they have to wear a prescription eyeglasses for the rest of their life. But I am glad how much they improve on their school performance and have been getting a lot of good feedbacks from their teacher now.

Prescription eyeglasses can be costly. Even if me and husband have optical benefits from our work, I still want to find a cheaper price for their prescription eyeglasses. The insurance do not cover all the price. My kids are growing up and they will usually choose a costly style frame.

Hearing a lot of good feedback about ZenniOpticals prescription eyeglasses, I can imagine how much I can save, when my kids replace their prescription eyeglasses. ZenniOpticals sell stylish prescription eyeglasses online from $8. My kids can choose from their huge selection of stylish frames, with single vision lens, sunsensor (potochromic) lens, tinted sunglasses lens, bifocal lens and progressive lens. Their price is cheaper because they manufacture the frames themselves which means that there is no extra cost for a middlemen and no advertising budget.
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Saturday, November 1, 2008

Alternative Coloring Technique For Eyebrow And Eyelash

I thought that it is okey to use hair dyes to color eyebrows or eyelashes. But I have learned that if these chemicals get into your eyes, they can cause blindness. There are actually no approved permanent eyelash or eyebrow colors. In fact, this has been prohibited even in beauty salons or other establishments. Despite this dangers and prohibitations, some people are still using permanent hair dyes and some salons still offer permanent eyelash and eyebrow coloring using oxidation hair dyes. This is common in the summer during swimming season when other types of eye make-up is being wash off by water.

An alternative method for this is now offered by some salon. This involves injecting vegetable dyes under the skin above and below the eyebrows. This effectively tattooing the color into place. This is permanent and there has been no health or safety validation of this technique.
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