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Spruce Up Your Hair This Spring With These Style Trends

Spruce Up Your Hair This Spring With These Style Trends

It’s that time of the year again! Time to start deciding on hairstyles that are right for you. Currently, you’re likely seeking inspiration from your old textures that have been smashed under the hats for the past few months. But you’re coming up bone-dry when pumping new ideas. That’s ok, we’ve been there too.

The good news is some interesting style trends have been spotted on the runways this year. They offer fresh ideas for your everyday hairstyling. Here’s a quick guide to ensure you steal the spotlight this season:

Braids

Braids are playful and simply look elegant when combined with a great outfit. The new trends suggest you go for a more fierce approach this season to add an edgy vibe to your entire look. You can do one straight down the back, or go with a side sweep; keep it lose and easy-going either way. Braiding hair and tying it with a ribbon would top off the hairstyle.

If you love loose hair but want to add a touch of the trend in this look, then section out a long piece of hair to the temple from the back of the hair. Plait it through and secure it with elastic so it doesn’t show when a pin is used to secure it in place. Take the plait over the top of your hair and grip behind the other ear to create a balanced look.

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If you have light brown or dark blonde hair, you can go for a honey hue with scattering of highlights to create depth in the roots. A hair coloring technique called Balayage can be used to achieve the soft graduation of color; the aim is to create depth in the roots with a soft haze between color shades.

You can apply this technique yourself or take advantage of professional hair coloring services. The Balayage technique has also become popular among Hollywood stars for painting the lower hair ends without caping. Therefore the dyes spread to give a natural fading of color shifts, or sun-beached blending of the selected color. The end result is a much more youthful hair look than a heavy bleach job.

Wet-look

The wet-look is going to maintain its popularity from last year when it comes to achieving a modern-chic look with an elegant vibe. The lovely look is perfect for hitting the beach. You can pull the front sections of your hair over the ears and then tie them back and slick the top with wet gel.

The other trending style is a structural look where you harden the top with wet gel and create waves at the bottom. For better results, you can go for a wet look with texturized bun to achieve a trending runaway look for spring 2014.

Soft waves and rolls

Bring back the 90s with soft waves that look fresh and natural. The key to creating this look is to opt for a light touch when using the curling iron. Massive and tousled waves with retro allure could also work well, with center parting dominating the style.

Besides waves, you could go with the ‘20s inspired hairstyle with a horizontal braid that hides at the nap of your neck area, and serves as a base for rolls. Then you can create vintage roll for a stylish hair look.

 

How to Find Vintage Designer Jewelry

How to Find Vintage Designer Jewelry

Vintage jewelry makes a statement, and moreover it may be the only way an average gal (with an average paycheck) can afford designer jewelry. Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Harry Winston, and Gucci are just some of the names in vintage jewelry, and their vintage pieces can be found everywhere from thrift stores to estate sales.

The following guide tells you everything you need to know about buying vintage jewelry, including where to shop and how to spot a fake.

Shop at these Places

Shopping in the right locations can save you a bundle on vintage jewelry. Most collectors consider themselves hunters because they’re constantly on the lookout for brand name vintage jewelry. You can join the hunt by frequenting auction houses, estate sales, online auctions, flea markets, and consignment shops. Moreover, you can find premium vintage jewelry in jewelry stores that specialize in buying back premium pieces. For example, LeoHamel.com has been buying vintage designer jewelry for 30 years, and many of their pieces are highly sought after brands, such as vintage Tiffany & Co. and vintage David Yurman.

Know Your Brands

It’s important to familiarize yourself with your favorite designers and their branding. The Internet is a great place to learn the logos, and vintage design styles of the world’s top jewelry designers. The fashion blog, Tempus Suisse, offers a list of jewelry brands, watch brands, and diamond brands. Use that list to determine which designers are luxury, and which are costume/fashion.

Spot Signature Markings

Most jewelry designers have been around for decades, which means there are plenty of vintage pieces out there, but it’s up to you to know the looks and logos of the pieces. Research the signature markings of your favorite vintage designers. Do this, and you’ll be less likely to fall for a fake. Most often, you can quickly spot signature markings on the outside, or inside, of a designer’s piece.

Complex Style warns that scammers will attempt to confuse you with these markings. “Obviously, if the ‘Versace’ looks more like ‘Vorsace,’ the jewelry isn’t authentic. Make sure you look out for the small details because counterfeiters are getting better at making these less noticeable.”

Don’t Waste Money on Fakes

There’s only two ways to absolutely determine you didn’t purchase a fake, and that’s to garner a certificate of authenticity and/or have the jewelry studied by a jewelry/appraisal expert. These are easy to come by in jewelry stores, and at auctions. Unfortunately, estate sales and flea markets hardly ever sell jewelry with any sort of safeguard, or professional opinion.

Lucky Magazine recommends shopping prepared. “Bringing a small eyeglass loop with you is always a good idea. That way, you can see if a piece is signed by the designer’s name…” Additionally, you can pay a small deposit on the item, and ask that the shopkeeper hold it for you. Take photos, go home, and research the piece online. Or, return with a professional and let him offer his opinion. If you’re certain the item is a true designer piece, and it’s being sold at a reasonable price, go ahead and buy. If you feel that the piece isn’t legitimate, don’t waste your money.

Overall, hunting for vintage designer jewelry should be fun and worthwhile. There are a lot of fakes out there, but there’s also a lot of real (and really inexpensive) designer pieces out there. You simply need to know where to look, and what to look for. After a while, you’ll become a vintage pro – expertly sifting through the costume jewelry to get your hands on the brands you love.

 

Rock Your Evening Wear In 2014 With These Style Tips

Rock Your Evening Wear In 2014 With These Style Tips

I’m not sure about you, but when I open my mailbox and witness an invitation to a summer evening party or wedding, my thoughts turn to floor-length gowns, elegant sandals and perhaps a way or two to refresh a seasonal tan.

Dressing up for an evening event is a special endeavor in itself and the trick to looking glamorous is to be polished down to the final ensemble. To this end, here are some tips that will help you navigate what to wear to a summer wedding, or any other event that calls for your attendance in the evening.

Dress up the evening gown

It goes without saying that the classic black gown is the core of evening wear. It makes way for a neutral look for accessories. Dark colors such as black and blue are acceptable choices for evening attire because they portray a classy image.

A gown ending just inches above your knees will allow you to flaunt those shapely legs, while a low neckline will draw attention to the bust. There should be a focal point to the gown, where it draws attention to your main feature(s).

Also, aim for quality when choosing the gown, especially when it comes to the material. The overall demeanor of the gown will depend on the fabric; shimmering satins and soft silks are trending this season. Avoid materials that cause itchiness and sweating and opt for luxury fabrics to bring out your iridescent looks.

Complement the look with accessories

There is no simpler way to complement your evening gown this season than to don a pair or two of accessories. I can think of nothing easier to lift the spirits of a dark-colored evening gown than a pair of sparking accessories. Accessories, in fact, are a key to achieving a certain look, and the appearance of the evening gown can change dramatically based on the selection of accessories.

Colored diamond rings are trending when it comes to embellishing evening wear dresses. While white diamonds are perceived as more valuable when colorless, fancy colored diamonds add value for their colors. According to Front Jewelers, colored diamond rings such as fancy blue diamond ring are cut and polished to symbolize commitment in every glittering facet. The colorful statement rings are available in a variety of settings such as halo, three stone, and black gold.

A rule of thumb for most evening affairs is to have one or two really old pieces of jewelry that pares down the rest of your appearance. For instance, bold chandelier earrings and a colored diamond ring could be the ideal choice if you are styling your hair up, or wearing a sleeveless evening gown with a high neckline.

Be realistic with the footwear

Agree or disagree – we’ve all gone through wearing uncomfortable shoes at one occasion or another. So before you pick those 4-inches from the display, make sure you’re used to standing for long periods (you don’t want your feet throbbing in the middle of an event).

You can go for 2-inch kitten heels if you’ve never worn long heels in your life. Opt for the one that comes with a dazzling studded strap to add to your look. Heels are not supposed to be particle – they should be simple, and you should love to wear them.

Spend some time at home walking in your heels so you can find out the comfortable height.

 

Beautiful Hair with Pro Naturals Hair Repair System

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Pro Naturals Hair Care

 

Pro Naturals is a line of hair care that is luxurious and made only with the finest ingredients that includes 100% Pure Moroccan Oil. This is one of the most rare oils in the world. Every day your hair is put to the ultimate test by everything from products, heat and even the outside world of wind, rain, sun damage, you name it. Pollutants outside in the air can also harm your hair and you wouldn’t even know that it was happening.

Pro Naturals Hair Repair System is here to help you take back control of your hair. This system will cleanse your hair and scalp to remove any type of build up or residue that may be there. There is more damage to your hair then you think so let them help make everything right. Even your hair products that you use on a daily base can cause havoc on your hair.

After you use every step of the repair system, your hair will be restored back to it’s lustrous condition and will be repairing itself all the way to the cuticle. You were intended to have strong, healthy and shiny hair. Let Pro Naturals help you get it back like it did for me.

I took a before and after picture of my hair.  The before is before using the product.   Then I used the product a couple days, then went and had my hair cut and colored and thought WOW…  this stuff leaves my hair so soft and shiny.    Even after now using it for a month, my hair is still as shiny and healthy looking as the day I had it cut and colored.   That speaks huge to me.

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Pro Naturals will not dry out your hair because it contains no sulfates. The Moroccan oil that is used is the closest thing to the oils that your hair already produces naturally so you can get a frizz-free shine.  I love how the shampoo feels in my hair and the conditioner.   The mask is so nice for a once a week treatment.  However, when I use the oil my hair feels a tad to greasy.   I do use it if I bathe at night.  I can let it soak into my hair overnight and then wash my hair in the morning.

The four-step system is proven safe on all hair types and even color treated hair. The system includes for you:

Pro Naturals Hair Shampoo

Pro Naturals Hair Conditioner

Pro Naturals Hair Mask

Pro Naturals Argan Oil

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In the United States you can find this product sold at Safrons and Hair Product Pro.

They are also sold in many other distributors around the world.

Pro Naturals was created in Moracco in 2009 and has since been able to expand into 23 different countries. Everyone deserves to have a salon quality hair care system that they can use for themselves at home. Pro Naturals wants you to be able to experience their system no matter where you are in the world and so shipping is always on them.

 

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Disclosure ~  Living Smart Girl received product to facilitate a review.  All opinions expressed are 100% that of Living Smart Girls.

 

 

 

Wear Me Out Clothing for Comfort and Style

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Wear Me Out Clothing for Comfort and Style

I received the French Terry Pants with Vine in brown from Wear Me Out Clothing for review. These pants are super comfortable. The style of them is low rise with a drawstring. The vine design down the leg just gives it a little more flare and will definitely be a staple to your wardrobe if you love to be comfortable. You can match the color of the vine to a plain tee-shirt and be set to go. You don’t always have to be wearing your jeans to feel like a sexy mama. These terry cloth pants will help you do just that and you will be a lot more comfortable while doing it!

You can wear these active styled pants with sandals, your favorite pair of sneakers or even slippers. The design is stylish but meets all the comforts that an active woman wants. Wear Me Out Clothing is devoted to making a style that can go with you from yoga to work and be mixed and matched to make it easy to go from one to the other on the go. Their team of designers includes trainers, kickboxing instructors, yogis and martial artists that are making sure that you have all the style you need yet the comfort and support that you love.

Women want to feel stylish when they go out in items that will flatter their best assets. The fabrics that Wear Me Out Clothing uses aim to support and slim your figure. They want you to be able to have a lifestyle that can have a balance between work and fitness. They can’t be work all the time and no play incorporated, right? Their mission is to provide clothing that is unique and comfortable that will flatter your body at affordable prices. They also want you to have the highest quality and be in tune with the trends of today. So get out there and be active but look good while you do it!  Wear me out Clothing has a huge line of amazing clothing to choose from.   They offer something for everyone.   Don’t forget to check out their sale page too.  Lots of low priced goodie you won’t want to miss.

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iLipo Ultra Takes Care of Stubborn Fat Cells

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iLipo Ultra Takes Care of Stubborn Fat Cells
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I was lucky enough to get to try out the iLipo Ultra for myself on Monday, May 19th.   I had never heard of iLipo Ultra before but after reading all about it I knew I had to try it for myself.   I am all about fitness and healthy and keeping my body in shape but sometimes there are things that just need a little extra help.  I am pretty happy with my body, and since I do workout regular I know that I can stay happy with my body for the most part.  But, my little muffin top just will not give in and leave me for good!!   I have always, since I had my son, had this little extra.   No matter how thin I have gotten, there is always that tiny bit that hangs over my pants.   And it seems the older I get, and the fact I work a desk job things in my “middle” just seem to wanna hang around.   Yes, I could workout double what I do, and give up eating anything at all that is bad for me.  But seriously, who wants to do that!  ? LOL!   I workout about 5 days a week, and do eat healthy.  But, I also like to enjoy dining out, burgers are my weakness and I have a sweet tooth that I feed from time to time.  So, I thought that iLipo would be perfect for me and I was impressed with the results after just one treatment.   The course of action is an 8 treatment plan, so I will have to decide if I want to or can continue with 7 more.  They are not cheap, but a lot cheaper than going under the knife for actual Liposuction surgery.   My issue is that it is a 1 1/2 hour drive one way to the Premier Physical Healthcare office where they perform the iLipo Ultra treatment.

So, you are still wondering… what is iLipo?    Check this out ~

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I took of from my home on Monday, May 19th and headed to Hibbing, Mn for my iLipo Ultra treatment.   Upon arriving I was greeted warmly and met with Dr. Kristine Michaels, D.C.   She is super sweet, and very genuine.   We talked about my lifestyle and what iLipo Ultra is and what it can do for me.    After meeting with her, she led me upstairs of their building to meet with Angela and Abby, who by the way are twins and very hard to tell apart.  ;)    Abby got me all set up in the iLipo Ultra room and made me feel very comfortable.  She placed the treatment pads on one side for 10 min and then the other for another 10.

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After the 20 min of the iLipo Ultra she then used the Infrared laser vacuum massage to enhance lymphatic draining, mobilizing the released fat from the target area.  This machine feels like taking the vacuum hose and suctioning sections of your body.  Doesn’t hurt, just a strong suction feeling.   Abby did say that some areas can be more sensitive than others, but for me, my tummy area wasn’t having issues or experiencing any pain.  After she was done with everything it was then time for me to workout for 30 minutes.  You need to get your groove on to raise your heart rate which helps your body sweat and and begin the fat release process.   Since I only did one treatment, I didn’t see huge results but did see some.  Check out my before and after and my stats.

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Introductory Service & Price List

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$899 for 8 treatments (any one body part)
Intro ~ $99 for 2 treatments (any 1 body part)
$849 for remaining 6 treatments

Ultra
$999 for 8 treatments (one body part)
Intro ~ $149 for 2 treatments (one body part)
$899 for remaining 6 treatments

i-lipo & Ultra
(Package Deal)
$1699 for 8 treatments (any one body part)
Intro ~ $249 for 2 treatments
$1549 for remaining 6 treatments

Specialty Areas
Chin – $375 for 3 treatments
Cheeks – $375 for 3 treatments

Check them out and get an offer only valid to Living Smart Girl readers ~   $50 off a package of 8 or more i-lipo treatments   or $100 of a package of 8 or more i-lipo & i-lipo Ultra treatments.   Mention you found them on Living Smart Girl when you call.

Premier Physical Healthcare:  Quality healthcare for over 55 years.   

115 West Howard Street, Hibbing, MN 55746.  (218) 262-3315
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Located in the heart of Hibbing, the leading health professionals at Premier Physical Healthcare are dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives — combining skill and expertise. Dr’s John, Susan & Kristine Michaels are committed to bringing you better health and a better way of life by teaching and practicing the true principles of wellness.

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In 2013, Premier Physical Healthcare was able to bring astounding new technology to the Range.  i-Lipo is the first direct skin contact laser device designed for fat reduction and body contouring to receive FDA approval for circumferential reduction.

Offering a natural process was very important to us, so i-lipo was the obvious choice!  Through the use of low level lasers, i-Lipo Ultra + creates a process of photobiomodulation to mimic the body’s natural processes, but the i-Lipo Ultra + allows the client to select a target area for fat release before the body even begins exercising.

Although you will only be receiving one treatment of i-lipo & one treatment of i-lipo Ultra, treatments are generally structured into courses of eight sessions to reach desired results.

Your number of treatments, however, is determined at your consultation and is based on your requirements and goals. We generally suggest two treatments a week over four weeks to complete a course of treatments.

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Dr. Kristine Michaels, D.C. will conduct your consultation in order to ensure that i-lipo Ultra+ is the right choice for you!  She will conduct a brief medical history to ensure that there are no barriers to treatment, and help you discover what body area you wish to treat.

  • Northwestern Health Sciences University (Bachelor’s of Science in Human Biology, Doctor of Chiropractic 2012)

Dr. Susan Michaels, D.C. has been a member of the practice since 1985.

  • Hibbing Community College (AS, AA 1981)
  • Northwestern College of Chiropractic (1985

Dr. John Michaels, D.C.  (Owner) has been a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic since 1982 and has been freeing people from pain since 1984 in his clinic in Hibbing, MN.

  • University of Minnesota (BA Psychology 1976)
  • Northwestern College of Chiropractic (1981)

Angela Kleffman, BA.  Clinic Manager

Abby King, Certified I-lipo Technician.  Trained in the safe and effective operation of i-lipo Ultra in May 2013.

Cassie Gosser, Receptionist.

Disclosure ~ Living Smart Girl received complimentary services in exchange for a review post.
All opinions expressed are 100% that of Living Smart Girl’s.

Caress Fabulista Time – #CaressMe

caress Disclosure ~ This is a sponsored post on behalf of Xomad and Caress  #CaressMe      I received these awesome products as my compensation.

I received the three new scents of Caress Skin that included Emerald Rush, Aqua Sparkle, and Juicy Escape.

Emerald Rush is infused with gardenia and white tea essence. Aqua Sparkle is infused with lilac blossom and aquamarine essence. The last that I received with Juicy Escape that is infused with sun-kissed lily and pink grapefruit essence. All of these scents will ignite your senses and leave your skin feeling pampered and fresh with a delicate scent.  My favorite is the Juicy Escape.  I gifted the other two as they didn’t tickle my fancy – scent wise.  I am picky on my shower wash scents.  ;)

Caress is on a mission to make women feel beautiful every day of their lives by making their skin soft and scented. They want women to feel irresistible and confident in their skin and be able to declare their beauty every day. Only Caress body washes and beauty bars have Silky Fragrance Infusion, which is a unique triple blend of silkening moisturizers with fragrance for silky soft and scented skin. You should not have to choose between moisturization and fragrance.  I love how clean and soft my skin feels when I step out of my shower, and how good I smell.

Caress makes it easy for women to have affordable body washes and beauty bars that will make them feel beautiful and confident right after they step out of the shower. Great skin can be a powerful weapon and confidence booster. Declare your beauty every day!

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Give Your Feet a Break with #Skyscape

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“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Reebok. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.”  #MC #skyscape #sponsored

Are you looking for a shoe to wear every day for your casual or active daily life?   The Skyscape’s feature 360 degrees of comfort all in a fun and flirty silhouette that looks perfect with shorts, jeans, skirts, or yoga pants and they are comfortable so much so that you might just forget you are wearing them.

The Skyscape upper is crafted using the same manufacturing techniques and processes as molded foam bras, but they use the materials that have been optimized for the daily stresses and strains we place on our feet.  Seamless, 2 way stretch material creates a comfortable and soft envelope around the top and sides of the foot, while still allowing for natural foot movement and breathability.  Your feet are on top of the cloud like pillow soles that provide cushioning, comfort and flexibility for all day comfort.  Get a little flirty with the lace up silhouette that comes in a broad range of colors to match any mood or outfit.

The Reebok Skyscape features include great things like ~ Foam material in the upper for softness and flexibility, a great low cut design for added mobility, a seamless construction for minimized rub and irritation, the unique architecture designed to support the foot for all day comfort, very minimal rubber accents only where needed for traction, and the Skyspring technology which features a unique design architecture to help support your foot all day plus they are only 5 oz.

Check out this great video by Miranda Kerr, a Mom and model and the spokesperson for Reebok Skyscape shoes.

 I purchased a pair of Reebok Skyscape shoes at Kohls.  The black ones to be exact.   But, my Kohls didn’t have the correct size so I tried to wear a size smaller and had to take them back.   Mine were to tight so they did hurt a tad bit.  And, I have bunion issues on one foot and did find that my right foot had sharp pains when I walked.   I will see how the next size feels and hopefully that makes things better.  I generally need a shoe with more of an arch so not sure if a size up will do the trick.  To Bad.

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 Have you seen these shoes at your local Kohls?   Check them out, and let me know your thoughts.
You can see my review of the shoes on Kohls here.

 

 

Wear a Jord Watch for Beauty and Functionality

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Wear a Jord Watch – for Beauty and Functionality

Disclosure ~ Living Smart Girl received a Jord Watch in exchange for our review and social shares.
All opinions about the watch are 100% ours.

I received a black Ely series Jord watch which has a very small and elegant design to the face. It is lightweiht and small so it accomodates perfectly and is not too bulky. It’s compact design is perfect for everyday wear and the face design is simple with no numbers except for the date. It has a hardened and scratch proof face so even if you are on on the go you don’t have to worry. The clasp is action locking and made of stainless steel, so it is painless to be putting on and off. The movement that the watch has is Premium Citizen Miyota and like I have stated the date is featured in a small box frame. Each watch will vary when they are ordered because they are made with their own unique color and grain patterns.  I think this is one of the most beautiful watches I have ever seen or had on my wrist.  Hubby even loves it, and wants one for himself.  But, he can’t have one because he never takes his watch off and being that this is a wood watch it wouldn’t stand up to all the water his current watch is always in.   So, he can just enjoy looking at mine.  LOL!

Here is a little bit more about the watch itself:

Hardened, Scratch-proof glass face: 26mm diameter
Frame / bezel: 34mm diameter
Band width: 21.5mm
Lug ends: 40mm

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The Jord Watch is designed for a timeless look that can be carried on through the ages. They are designed by people that take design back to nature and don’t want the rubber and metal that is used today. The company strives to challenge what people consider normal and to make unique timepieces that are are a timeless staple to an everyday wardrobe.
Jord wanted to create watches from diverse woods all over the world. They wanted to combine grains and their natural colors to create watches that were unique in every way. Since these beginning thoughts they have become obsessed with using these natural materials to let people develop a sense of personal flare. They are one of a kind and are high quality that can be passed down and will never fade.

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My #AveenoDailyChallenge #Sponsored

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I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.”
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Have you ever been on a roll with your fitness and felt great about the progress you were making?   Ever to the point of seeing lots of definition, or a significant move of the number on the scale?  Well, I was there and then I went on vacation and lost it all!!   Well, not all of it but I did lose a lot of my toning that was really starting to show.   After being on vacation and traveling for about 45 days a person sorta forgets how to get back on that horse.  (fitness regimen)   I was excited when I was asked to take the Aveeno Daily Challenge for 3 weeks. I was asked what my challenge would be and I chose exercise.  Fitness is a huge part of my life and so I knew I needed to get back to it.  Upon returning home from vacation I started back on my journey to a healthy me and with the help of Aveeno. I not only feel better but my skin looks better and I have a great start to my fitness routine.  Back on the horse I go.

I have been making a conscious effort every day to get my steps in.   I have a fitness tracker and have set a goal of 5000 steps per day.  That might not be a lot for some, but for me it is a lot.  Mainly due to the fact that I work from home, and sit for hours.  So, when I hit my daily goal I am excited!  When I go over it, I am super pumped!   There have been a few days I have gone way over due to being a bit more active and so I know I am now ready to move onto the next phase in my fitness journey… back to my strength training.    Hitting my daily goal on my steps and using my Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion all over my body has me looking and feeling great.

When I started my 3 week challenge I felt fat.  Ok, maybe not fat, but I felt fluffy.  Even though while on vacation, most days we would walk and walk and walk so I know I was getting some exercise in… but I also ate everything in sight.    Being that my diet was lacking good stuff my skin started to rebel also.   About two weeks into my 3 week challenge my body and skin felt and looked so much better.   Being back on track with my eating of course helped my body stop hating me.   And Aveeno helped to soften my skin and help it look it’s best again.   Now that my 3 weeks is up my skin is loving me and so is my body.   Summer is just around the corner and I will be back in tip top shape for showing off my shorty shorts and bikini by the lake.

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion is formulated with ACTIVE NATURALS® Colloidal Oatmeal and blended with rich emollients to soothe and moisturize dry skin. ACTIVE NATURALS® Colloidal Oatmeal is the number 1 natural ingredient most trusted and recommended by dermatologists.   Aveeno is clinically proven to improve the health of skin with significant improvement in 2 weeks when used daily.  The non-greasy and fast absorbing Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion is hypoallergenic, fragrance-free and noncomedogenic.

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