Month: July 2016

Summer Gift Ideas For Your Special Someone

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Finding the perfect gift for the special man in your life is quite challenging at times because the choices for men are more limited compared to women. But you don’t have to despair. Think of your boyfriend/husband’s personality and his interests and whether he would want something romantic or something unique. It should also fit your budget. It doesn’t have to be expensive. Remember, it’s the thought that counts.

If his birthday/special day happens during summer, there’re a couple of gifts that you can give to complement the season. Since it’s hot, comfortable men’s T-shirts are the usual tops. You can get him statement shirts or perhaps colorful shirts that will surely brighten up his day. There’re also casual shorts that he can wear both in the beach and when strolling at the mall. If he needs some fresh kicks, there’re fashionable sneakers that’re preppy and cool and would look great with jeans or white summer pants. You can also give him sandals or colorful flip flops. Since it’s hot, he definitely shouldn’t leave home without sunglasses. You can give him aviator sunnies or wayfarers, something that would go well with the shape of his face.

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With all these gift ideas, you probably wonder where you can find all of them in one place. Look no further and start shopping at House of Fraser. In business since 1849, their goal is to provide customers with the best clothes and accessories for both men and women as well as Homeware collections. They have really cool men’s accessories such as wallets, bags, umbrellas, socks, hats and caps, gloves, scarves, belts, watches, cufflinks, and mobile phone and tablet cases. House of Fraser now delivers to over 150 countries with its first international store opening in 2013 in Abu Dhabi’s World Trade Center Mall. Look for items by shopping by department or shopping by brand.

Botox Treatment

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I remembered hearing about Botox treatment and at that time I thought that only celebrities or those whose career depended on their appearance go for this type of treatment. As we all know, celebrities have to maintain their looks and they will go through all means to be able to stay young and beautiful to be in great demand.

Let me share what I have learned about Botox from what I have read from this website called Medical Departures. It says that Botox when injected into the muscles, it paralyses the muscles rather than poisons the muscles. The relaxing effect on the muscles makes people look much younger and Botox has been successfully used in the treatment of medical conditions e.g. migraines, muscle spasms, squints and excessive sweating.

What got me reading about Botox all of a sudden? It all started when I met an aunt at a large family gathering at my great uncle’s birthday celebration.  She is in her mid-sixties but she didn’t look one little bit her age. In fact, I would say that she looks more like in her forties. There is not a wrinkle on her face. I have not seen her for more than twenty years and yet she still look exactly the same as when I last saw her.

It was almost towards the end of the celebration when we were all enjoying the birthday cake, the secret was unveiled. Her youthful look has been maintained by a treatment called dermal filler treatment. Since she travels abroad regularly for her holidays, she takes advantage of her oversea trips to have the treatment done at the same time.

What is dermal filler treatment? Dermal filler treatment helps to replace fat and collagen loss in our skin, which happens to us all as we age. This loss in volume causes the skin to sag, and to form lines and wrinkles. Dermal fillers can help to improve lines and wrinkles and helps give the face a youthful look. And to cut the story short, this was how I was led to Medical Departures and started reading about Botox and Dermal Filler treatment.

Some Things To Remember When Wearing a Suit

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A suit is one of the most important outfit for a man so it’s a must to take note of some tips when wearing a suit or when buying one. The fitting should always be on point or it should fit like a glove. A good way to check is to slip a hand between the chest and button jacket. It’s too big if the gap is too much. The blazer should be just long enough to cover the hips and front zip and the length of the sleeves should be such that the shirt sleeves are exposed about half an inch. Look for a jacket where the line from the shoulder to the sleeve is as smooth and uniform as possible with no puckering. Furthermore, the collar should lay flat without puckering and should be a little stiff. If one is wearing a tie, the collar of the dress shirt should be long enough to hide below the lapels, otherwise, the collar can be small.

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Noose and Monkey has a wide collection of beautifully designed and perfectly tailored suits waiting to be discovered by the modern and fashion forward man. This online store’s idea is to focus on the two sides of every man and to play with twisting those sides. Aside from suits, they also have items like jackets and coats, trousers, shirts, waistcoats, accessories, and even prom wear. Noose and Monkey provides many UK services and express worldwie service via UKMail and DHL. If customers from the UK buy over 150 pounds, shipping is free. On the other hand, international buyers get free shipping when items bought are over 200 pounds.

Love my new Tory Burch Sandals

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I admit, I really cant contain the happiness inside me as I received these lovely gifts from my brother this morning. Yes! they just were a present given my beloved brother who used to work from the brand, Actually he is a brand ambassador hence he’s getting these lovies for free or in exchange for review which I truly appreciate because he doesn’t have anyone in mind to give out these hence it ended up having them on my hands.. ahha

Tory Burch is my top brand when it comes to my fashion and as you were my follower on my other site you might probably sees some of me wearing this brand more often where for the accessories or for the full outfit because the brand really has these pieces that really speaks to my style and at the same time they were too comfortable wearing their each pieces, though pricing are quite expensive to have but I must say it does worth to have as it lasted in some good years unlike those un-brands finds where just might last for at least some months, though.

Beauty Embraced: The Many Hang-Ups Women Have About Their Body And Why You Should Embrace Them

For women, many of us will find that we have certain hang-ups about our bodies. Some of them will be similar to others. Many of them unique to ourselves. But the core matter is that we all have the hangups. Why is that? I think it is because we live in a world where beauty dominates the magazine covers. You find many celebrities today have been airbrushed to look perfect. We can all look at those fake pictures and think about how beautiful they are. How perfect their skin looks, how toned their bodies are. It can then make us feel inadequate. Where we look at our own bodies and wonder why our skin doesn’t look that perfect. Why do our bodies look flabby and not toned?

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The truth be told, those women on the front of the magazines, albeit naturally beautiful. All wake up with bed hair, bad skin, and morning breath. We are all human after all, and that the fundamental fact. But, this doesn’t help with our body hang ups I hear you say. While that is true, I thought now would be a great time to explore some of the most common ones. We can look into them in more detail and figure out why they cause us confidence issues and what we can do to feel better about them. So without further ado here is some of the most common body hang ups women have today.

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Breast issues

Our breasts are complicated things. Although they shouldn’t be, for many women we can all have a different hang up. Some may worry that their breasts are too large. This can cause them back ache and to feel uncomfortable wearing certain clothes. Some women may worry about their breasts being too small, and again worry about how they look to others. Some women have issues with one breast being bigger than the other. This might worry you, but honestly, it is more common than you realise.

The thing that you have to remember is that breasts don’t have to be a certain size to make you look, and feel more womanly. Sure you may have an idea in your mind on how you should look but we all come in different shapes and sizes. You are unique to you, and that goes for your breast size. While of course there are extreme measures you can take for getting the perfect breats, in the way of cosmetic surgery. You could also try other remedies to get your desired look. Breast enlargement creams are becoming more popular in the beauty world. You may ask yourself Does Naturaful work? The answer is that you won’t know unless you give it a try. If you are more conscious about reducing the size, then exercise and diet can play great parts in this. Sometimes having a better diet and reducing fatty substances can help you lose weight. Breasts can get bigger because you put weight on initially. The best thing anyone can do is become more comfortable in their own skin, be happy with your unique body.

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How our skin looks

Women can suffer from skin problems way beyond the adolescent spots you get in your teens. Some women can struggle with acne into their adult years. Some women may also suffer with issues of skin tone and general dry or oily problems that can appear over time. First thing in the morning no one looks flawless. No matter what you want to believe. The best thing you can do if you are unhappy with the condition of your skin is taking a look at your skincare routine. Sometimes your skin can grow used to the products you are using. Especially if you are loyal to a brand. So try and change things up a little if you can. Perhaps you may want to consider a different morning routine to what you do at night.

Another way you can help your skin is by increasing the amount of water you drink. Water is nature’s natural detox and has many benefits. It flushes your body of bad toxins which can have a negative effect on how your skin looks. However, if you are struggling with spots and this more serious than the odd one here and then, then please visit your local doctor. They can prescribe medicated skin treatments which can improve the way your skin looks. You will start to grow in confidence once more.

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Toned figure

We all want to look good in our activewear, right? But a toned figure doesn’t just come to you, unfortunately. You do, I’m afraid, have to work for it. But it isn’t all bad news. Exercising can be a lot of fun, and it doesn’t mean you have to spend every night in the gym. A toned body can be achieved just by becoming more active. This means that by choosing to walk to places instead of driving can be the best change you make. You can track how active you are by using your smartphone. There are plenty of apps that will do this. Or you could invest in something you wear on your wrist like a Fitbit or Apple watch. Both will acknowledge your activity and help you keep on track.

If you are serious about working on problem areas then enlisting the help of a personal trainer might be beneficial. They can advise you on the best exercises to take to achieve your end goals. Another great toning method is to take up exercises like yoga. It’s not only great for the mind but also fantastic for your body.

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Stomach worries

Most women will probably tell you that their biggest hangup will be the stomach area. For many different reasons. Some women will have had children who will have made a lasting impression on their body. Others may have lost weight too fast and find their stomach hasn’t shrunk back as much as it should have. For whatever reason it may be your stomach might be one of the hardest things to overcome. But a lot of how you think is to do with your mind. Exercise techniques will be able to help overcome some of the stomach issues. Of course, you could consider a more permanent thing in the way of surgery. All of which should be researched and taken into consideration.

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How can our lifestyle help?

For many women, our hang ups can be sorted through changing your lifestyle. This means your diet, what you drink, and how you move. Most mantras will tell you that if you put the right things into your body as fuel. If you are active and move about, and if you feel healthy in the mind, then you are on the right track.

This might mean looking at your whole life and trying to make positive changes to help you overcome your body hang ups. The first places you can start is your diet. Do you eat a healthy balanced diet? For many of us sometimes those sweet treats and comforting carbohydrates are too much of a temptation to pass up. While you should never deny yourself anything, you should always have those things in moderation. A healthy diet will include a good dose of protein, healthy carbohydrates, and lots of fruit and vegetables.

As mentioned earlier on, increasing your water intake can have a healthy benefit and help overcome some of your body hang ups. But that’s not all it can do. Increasing how much water you drink can also have a lasting positive effect on your mood, how you sleep and also your energy levels. Meaning getting more active is much easier. Try and cut down pr avoid drinking too much alcohol and caffeine.

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Don’t forget to work on your mindset

Finally, a lot of how we feel is to do with our mindset. Feeling negative and having thought of a negative kind means we are more likely to point out problems we have with ourselves. This means we are more likely to look at our tummy area and be upset, or think our skin tone isn’t what it should be. This is the easiest thing you can overcome, and you will find that all of your worries, or most of them, will disappear with the negativity. It’s more about thinking positively and turning anything negative into a positive thought. You can also start by being grateful. Having a gratitude diary is a great way to be more aware of your thought process throughout the day. Taking time in the morning and the evening to be grateful for what you do have.

In the grand scheme of things body hang ups can affect our lives and confidence, but you have to focus on what you do have. You may have your health, a beautiful relationship, and amazing family. Those are all things to be celebrated.

I hope this has helped you overcome some of the most common body hang ups. You should embrace the body you have and be proud of what you have achieved.