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The Best Things In Life Are Free (Kinda)

The Best Things In Life Are Free (Kinda)

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Sometimes, the best things in life are the things that the earth gives us. We don’t have to expand or develop on the things that it grows or produces in order for it to be something that we can use or adapt to our lifestyle. While this sounds a bit cryptic, we are probably missing out on quite a lot in our lives simply by skimming over the basics and leaning towards more complicated products – and it simply doesn’t have to be this way.

Products: Toothpaste and toothbrush

Swap for: Miswak or Charcoal

Swapping your toothpaste and toothbrush for miswak is like taking a step in the right direction. Miswak https://miswakclub.com/ comes from the Peeru tree and is harvested with your teeth’s health in mind. It naturally releases antiseptics, oils and sodium bicarbonate to help you achieve a whiter smile and fresher breath without having to use toothpaste or even water. There have been many reports to the benefits of charcoal powder used to whiten teeth too, and while it may seem counterproductive putting something black on your teeth in order to get them to a lighter and brighter colour, it’s one of those strange things in life that actually works … just don’t question it.

Products: Shampoo and conditioner

Swap for: Kitchen ingredients

You don’t have to be going to the store and investing in the latest shampoos and conditioners. Chances are that you already have the ingredients readily available in your kitchen to make your own. Generally speaking, the fewer ingredients you use, the better; you don’t want to overcomplicate matters by adding in stuff that isn’t necessary. A lot of people have cited coconut oil as the thing that works wonders for their hair, and olive oil and honey are constant contenders in the best ranked products that you can slather on your scalp. Although it may sound quite sticky, be assured that you can wash it out quite simply – you can find out more about different homemade shampoo and conditioner recipes at http://hair.allwomenstalk.com/fantastic-natural-homemade-shampoos/.

Products: Facemasks

Swap for: Fruit, Vegetables and Water

There is no way that you’ll ever be buying another facemask again after finding out how simple it is to make your own. It’s probably cheaper in the long run, too – especially if you make in bulk for a pamper party. As with the shampoo and conditioner, you probably have the ingredients lying around your house just waiting to be used up. Drinking a lot more water will help with the hydration of your skin and the receptiveness to the natural products that you are putting on it. Blend up your selected fruits and vegetables with natural oils and oats to make a thick mask which will do nothing but benefit your skin. Things like bananas and vinegar may seem like a messy (and rather stinky) combination, but your face will thank you for it. Utilise what you have got around you and see if it works – if you see any signs of a reaction, stop the use immediately and try something else.

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Beautiful Skin From Within

Beautiful Skin From Within

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If someone were to ask you about your skincare regime, you’d probably start talking about creams and lotions.

You’d talk about your nighttime routine, how you use face masks, what you think the pros and cons of K beauty are. There’d be a mention of serums, beneficial acids and how you use them, the luxurious feel of a moisturizer seeping into your skin.

That’s skincare, after all. It’s topical lotions applied to your skin, face masks draped over your face. It begins and ends at your bathroom vanity, save for the occasional research trip online.

… Right?

Wrong.

There is a fundamental to good skin that many women miss out on, purely because it’s not mentioned very often. The food you eat and the liquids you drink make a huge difference to how your skin looks. In fact, it’s genuinely not pushing the bounds of supposition to suggest that if you’re not taking care of what goes into your body, what you put on top of it doesn’t matter.

Your Skin Is The Biggest Organ

… so treat it like one.

Let’s say you wanted to improve the health of your liver. The best way to do that is through diet changes, both additional (such as eating more beneficial foods such as tomatoes and avocado) and by subtracting (cutting down your alcohol intake). The liver is an organ and thus we recognize the things we consume impact it – so of course, the same is true for our skin.

Improving Your Skin Health Improves You

It therefore easily follows that improving the health of your skin is going to make you healthier in general, too. Should you choose to eat and drink better as an additional to your skincare routine, then all that goodness is going to improve your general health. As Pink Mama points out, managing your well-being doesn’t have to be difficult.

So if it takes the idea of better skin and thus less need for lotions and potions to motivate you to make generally-beneficial changes, then all the better!

The Changes You Can Make

There’s no need to be patronizing, so there’s not going to be a list of the things you shouldn’t do for the sake of your skin (and overall health). You know it already. You may have heeded that advice or you may have ignored it, but most of us have heard it a thousand times over.

Instead, let’s look at what you can eat to give your skin health a boost – and all with a much lower price tag than the latest anti-aging fad serum!

 

  • Avocadoes. Packed with healthy fats and with a high lipid content, your skin will love you for adding these to your diet.
  • Sardines. They might not be the most tempting, but sardines pack a serious punch with omega 3 and 6 – all nutrients that your skin is craving.
  • Nuts, especially cashew and brazil nuts. Nuts have a high calorie content, but they are also full of nutrients and fatty acids that your skin will love!

 

Bone broth. Make it yourself from leftover roast dinners and you’ll increase your gelatin intake, improving skin health exponentially.

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3 Key Practices For A Healthier Look

3 Key Practices For A Healthier Look

We are often very used to seeing health and beauty being lumped together, and there is a good reason for that. Although having one does not necessarily mean that you have the other, if you are healthier there is a good chance that you will also be better looking, and vice versa. However, this is only going to be true as long as you are using natural and usual means of achieving both of those goals. In this article, we are going to discuss this in more detail. Let’s take a look at three of the key areas you might want to focus on for a healthier look, starting from today.

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Skincare

This is one area where it is definitely true that health and beauty are bedfellows. The more that you look after your skin, the better you will look – and the healthier you will actually be. Skincare is something of a difficult art to master, and part of the problem is that there is often so much conflicting information. However, as long as you follow some basic rules of thumb, you should find that the ongoing results are everything you hope for. The most important thing to bear in mind is not to over wash. If you use soap too often, it dries out the skin and you actually cause more damage than if you wash less often. When you do wash, use soap and other types like gels intermittently. This reduces the amount of damage done by either, and ensures that your skin stays moist. You should also remember to use moisturiser after every wash, as this makes a huge difference.

Smile

It is something that we all know to be important, and yet looking after one’s teeth is often more difficult than one would hope. If you are keen to effectively keep your mouth looking great, then you might want to think about going on regular visits to both your dentist and your orthodontist, as they each have their uses in keeping your smile healthy and clean. Whether you need braces, a filling or just a regular clean-up, getting it done professionally is going to make a huge difference to the quality of your smile – as is your practice of brushing twice a day, of course.

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Hair

People are often under the illusion that if you do not have much hair there is not much to do with it to keep care of it. While having less hair means that you won’t have to do as much, it is still as important to keep on top of your hair care – even if you shave your head! Really, hair care also includes caring for the scalp, and this is a surprisingly important thing to watch over. As with skincare, a major rule is not to over wash. You shouldn’t be using shampoo more often than three to four times a week, as any more than this actually damages your scalp  -and can even lead to increased dandruff, believe it or not. Make sure you wash it this often however, and also that you dry it properly, as leaving it wet can damage both the roots and the tips. Looking after your hair ensures that you remain as beautiful as possible.

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Easy Ways To Boost Your Confidence After Having A Baby

Easy Ways To Boost Your Confidence After Having A Baby

For a lot of women, they lose confidence after having a baby. After all, their body changes dramatically during pregnancy and after giving birth. And it can make them feel less confident when they are out and about. For some women, it can affect their relationship too as they feel less confident around their partner. However, it’s time to make a change. In fact, here are some easy ways to boost your confidence after having a baby.

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Spend time with the people who love you

It’s easy to feel low after having a baby. After all, most women have some form of the baby blues, and part of this can be about how much their body has changed. But if you want to boost your confidence, you should spend some time with the people who love you. After all, they can reassure you that you look fantastic. And they will be full of compliments which you need after giving birth. In fact, you might want to find a trusted friend or family member to look after your baby while you go out with your partner. After all, a date night with your beau can boost your confidence and ensure you feel fantastic. They are bound to shower you with love, and it can help you to feel like your old self!

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Embrace your new body

It can be hard to see all the changes to your body after giving birth. And as much as you can opt to have surgery like breast augmentation to help you love your body again, it can be easier to just try and embrace your new body. After all, you should be proud of the achievements your body has made. It has carried a fantastic little human that you have now welcomed to the world. To help you embrace your new body, it’s a good idea to go and get a new wardrobe. After all, investing in clothes that fit your body well can make all the difference, especially if you are struggling to fit into all of your pre-baby clothes. Therefore, get new clothes which ensure you look fantastic. And you might even want to opt to get a new haircut and get your makeup done. It will help you to feel more confident, and you will be much happier when you look in the mirror.

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Speak with other moms

When you are inside all day with your baby, it’s easy for your confidence to be knocked. After all, you can feel low about all the changes that are occurring in your life. But to help you boost your confidence, you should go speak with other new moms. After all, they are trying to adjust to the changes too. And having someone else who is going through the same thing can give you a boost to your confidence. You could also talk to some other moms who have a one or two-year-old. After all, they will have been through this and can speak to you about how to get through it and boost your confidence. Attending a baby group will ensure you meet new mommy friends.

And remember you can always diet and exercise in months to come, but for now, it’s a good idea to try and accept your new body. And once you have accepted these changes, you will boost your confidence!

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How To Be Your Own Best Friend

How To Be Your Own Best Friend

Take Yourself On A Trip

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A lot of people think that they can’t go on vacation alone – but the opposite is actually true. Going travelling by yourself is one of the most liberating things you can ever do. You can be truly selfish while you’re there, and do exactly what you want every day. If you love art then you can spend all day in a single gallery instead of having a partner or friend huffing with boredom beside you. You can dip into all the little cafes you like to find where has the best coffee and you can sit in the sun and read all day. If you want, you can always find someone to make friends with in your hotel or locality – but remember that being alone doesn’t mean that you’re lonely.

Get To Know Yourself

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If you’ve been in relationships for a long time then it’s a good idea to figure out who you are when you’re by yourself. Try out different things to find something that fits. Maybe you’re more of a bookworm than you ever thought, or you’ll discover during a French class that you’d like to move to Paris one day for a few months. There are so many things out there in the world that you’ve never experienced. You could even try out getting a psychic reading – look online to find a psychic phone number. Even if you don’t totally believe in it, it’ll make you question yourself and what you believe and what you want.

Get Yourself Fit And Healthy

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There’s nothing better than feeling as though you’re strong and that your body is in great condition. Sign up for the gym and pay for a few sessions of personal training so you figure out how to use the equipment without injuring yourself and so you find out what sort of workout routine is best for you. If the gym doesn’t appeal, then try going for some long hikes and discovering more about your local area – you could even take a friend along with you! You could also try out a yoga or Pilates class if you want to work on your core strength. Let’s face it – yoga’s just as good for your spiritual health as your physical.

Be Kind To Yourself

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The strange thing about most human beings is that we just don’t treat ourselves as well as we do other people. Make yourself and what you want a priority in your own life, and take note when you do something that you’re proud of and happy with. Remember that your best is good enough and that no one will ever be perfect (and that the people who appear to be are pretty much just faking it). If you feel emotionally exhausted then it’s okay to say no to people – being assertive is one of the healthiest skills you can acquire and one of the best ways to make yourself happier. Make sure that you say ‘I love you’ to yourself every once in a while to – at the end of the day, you’re all that you have.

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Struggling To Feel Like Yourself As a New Mom? Try These Ideas

Struggling To Feel Like Yourself As a New Mom? Try These Ideas

When you become a mom, it is such a whirlwind and mixture of feelings. For a while, your body can feel completely different, and if you are nursing, can feel like it isn’t even just your own. It can be hard to feel sexy again as you can look and feel different from how you did before.

To start with, sleep can be more important. So when the baby takes a nap, you should too. But as they get a little older, it can be a good idea to use that time to do something for yourself. Getting out of a rut of just putting your sweats on each day can make a massive difference to how you feel. But if this is you that is being described, then there are some other things that you could try, to help you feel more like yourself again. Here are a few ideas for you.

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Get Ready Every Day

It can sound a bit silly, as you will be waking up each day and getting on with things. But when you just stay in pajamas or sweats, they can make you feel worse about yourself. They are unflattering, and if you’re feeling larger after having a baby, it can make that seem worse. So get yourself showered and dressed every day. Even if you plan to be at home all day, you’ll feel much better when you’re showered and ready.

Make Changes

It can take time for stomachs to shrink back down to their normal size. So if you are feeling a little depressed about the weight you have to lose, then it is a good idea to make some physical changes to yourself. The weight will come off, but it won’t happen in one afternoon. But a haircut or color can. The same goes for a new piercing for example. You could even consider something like a tummy tuck if your baby is a bit older now and you are still not back to feeling like yourself. You could visit DavidHalpernMD.com for more information on tummy tucks, for example. It could help you to get back into your pre-pregnancy clothes and make the world of difference to how you feel. Just make sure that you are doing it for the right reasons, though.

Try Makeup

If you weren’t much of a makeup girl before having a baby, then this probably won’t help. But if you were, then part of the getting ready is getting back into your normal routine of putting makeup on. There are some great ‘mom hacks’ that you can find online, like modernmom.com/beauty-hacks-111623.html, for instance. There are lots of quick ways to get yourself ready, as well as learning to do pretty much everything with one hand now!

The bottom line is that you won’t feel like you do forever. There are things that you can do to help yourself feel like you did before. Just take it at your own pace, though, as you have a precious little bundle to care for first.

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Dress to Impress for Any Date That’s Thrown Your Way

Contribution from freelance writer, Jenny Holt

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Dress to Impress for Any Date That’s Thrown Your Way

Let’s face it, we all dress to impress. When we go on a first date, we break out the little black dress that’s a tad too little, the expensive jewelry we’ve only worn once in our life, and the sexy black heels that give us painful blisters. We all know what to wear and how to impress our date when he takes us to dinner. But what if he decides to be adventurous and take you somewhere else for your date? Well here are some tips on how to dress to impress in uncharted waters. 

Hiking Up Lover’s Lane

Hiking is a great date idea. It shows that you’re fit, healthy, and smart and lets you get to know each other more intimately. But how do you impress the guy with your fashion as well as your athleticism? You dress sporty, cute, and smart. You don’t want to go out there dressed like Ranger Rick, and you don’t want to be out in your sundress. Instead, opt for something waterproof, cool, and light. Break out the sweats – men dig women in yoga pants and running leggings. Wear something that hugs your curves yet makes you feel comfortable exercising and pair your outfit with either running shoes or cute hiking boots. As for hair and makeup, do your hair in a casually sexy ponytail or braid, and go for natural minimalistic make-up. Look like you didn’t try too hard to look that cute.

Shout Your Love from the Top of a Roller Coaster

Amusement parks are a great date idea because you always have something to do and it gets rid of those awkward silences. However, dressing for a theme park date is hard because your outfit must take you from the morning to the night, and through hot temperatures and wet water rides. This is also another date where a dress or skirt simply won’t cut it – unless you plan on flashing everyone on the ride. Your best bet is to go for a casual chic look. Shorts and a tank top, graphic tee, or airy top are perfect for most of the elements you will be going up against at the park. Wear stylish sneakers and avoid anything with any type of heel as you will be doing a lot of walking. Take inspiration from the park and dress to match the theme. When it comes to make-up, be sure to wear SPF moisturizer and a primer because you need your make-up to last all day. Make your eye make-up and mascara as water resistant as possible and wear a lipstick stain to make sure the look lasts all day, especially important on a water ride.

Striking in Love

Most people don’t go bowling anymore. However, it’s not because it’s not fun, but because bowling has turned into an activity geared towards couples. So, what do you wear to bowl a strike in his heart? The key is your top. Wear a nice shirt and bring a stylish jacket if it’s cold outside. You will get hot inside, so make sure you wear something fashionable underneath. It is probably best to wear long pants, because you will be bending down most of the night. But, the most important thing to wear is socks and shoes that are easy to take off. You don’t want those nasty germs on your bare feet, and you also don’t want your date to watch you struggle to take your shoes off. When it comes to jewelry, less is more. Do not wear any rings or bracelets because it will distract your bowling. Instead, wear a simple necklace. When it comes to make-up, you can wear what makes you comfortable but consider the fact that most bowling dates are at night during cosmic bowling hours, so don’t wear anything that will look weird under a black light.

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Things Need to Change…

Things Need to Change…

Your home and the space that you live in can have a massive impact on your mood. It could be that you feel sluggish and unmotivated when you walk through the door, or that you go into a total state of relaxation and don’t want to do anything for fear of being snapped out of it. There are certain jobs that you can do around the home to make you feel a bit more fresh, get you moving and have a long impact. Things that you won’t need to do again for a while, but make all the difference when they’re done.

Clean your blinds and curtains

Most people don’t realise that both curtains and blinds can get as dirty as anything else – after all, they are hung up in your home absorbing everything in the air that they possible can. Especially in kitchens, you may find that any upholstery has a greasy sheen to it, or is a bit sticky/stiff to the touch due to the fumes that are emitted when cooking. Give them a bit of love and treat them to a wash. Roller blinds can be hard to manage to get clean, but a simple wipe-over should suffice. Other blinds such as vertical blinds can be taken off and washed individually – a long and laborious task but one that will be worth the effort made when you see what a difference it makes to your room.

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Change your bed, change your mattress

A lot of people know that changing your bedsheets will lift your mood and give you something to look forward to upon your return, but few people know that your mattress is recommended by professionals to be changed at least one every eight years. It’s not an everlasting investment; mattresses change over time just as your body does, and they may not be changing at the same rate or in sync with one another. What started out as the best and most comfortable home for your body to sleep on can eventually turn out to be causing damage and discomfort, as much as you may think that it’s comfortable still to sleep on. Read reviews on the best one to get for both your needs and your budget at sites such as https://www.mattress-guides.net/top-mattress-back-stomach-side-sleep-position/ – it’s best to see the pros and cons of each product before making your decision.

Go around the skirting of your home

You may not notice what places are getting especially dusty around your home until you’ve actually dusted them and noticed how the room has lifted. Go around the skirting boards and the doorframes of your home – any ledges which may be sticking out are in need of a wipe-down to get them back to how they’re meant to be. It’s strange how much it can do to lift your mood, but living and working in a clear and clean space can create this feeling.

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Wipe on top of your cupboards and wipe them out

Much the same as skirting boards, cupboards are often forgotten and neglected as something that will need a good clean more than once a year. In your kitchen, just as your blinds will have done, cupboards can get grease sticking to them quite easily – but again, just like blinds, it will only need a simple wipe-down if it’s not that bad. The tops of cupboards are often forgotten, but they will need a clean too! There is so much dirt and dust that can gather on top of them, and once it’s all done you at least know that you don’t have to make such an effort for quite a long time. The sense of achievement out of doing such a mundane task is something that can be focused on for quite a while afterwards.

Go through your drawers and get out clothes

Take out all the clothes that you haven’t ever worn, have no intention of wearing again or that don’t fit you. Hold on to the stuff that you are sentimentally attached to and put to one side – everything else, put into a bag for charity, give away to friends or list for sale. Not only will it give you the space to go out and buy things that you will want and love, but it will clear out so much unnecessary stuff in your life that could be otherwise holding you back; if you clear out a space in your drawers or wardrobe, you are clearing out a space in your mind.

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Rearrange your wardrobe to make everything fit

After arranging all of your clothes and chucking out those pieces that don’t warrant being in there anymore, rearrange your wardrobe to fit in everything neatly and try and couple up outfits together that you know will work. Organise sections for daytime, evening and office wear; what may take you a bit of time to accomplish now will save you tons of time in the future.

Declutter your life

The last step towards shaking off that sluggish feeling! It’s one thing to declutter your wardrobe, but a whole different level to try and declutter your house. Getting rid of everything that is unnecessary and brings you no joy is a hard thing to do, as we make up theories of when something made us happy and try to cling onto it for as long as possible – it’s part of our human nature. However, there are some things that you will put to one side and throw away and you will never even notice that they have gone – you may have a faint memory of them in the future when you look back on old photos, but the impact that they are making when they are there is probably non-existent. This can include everything from books that have been read once and are shelved just for show, to ornaments that hold no worth or meaning to you. Decide what needs to go and make the change for the good of yourself and your health.

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Nourish Dry Winter Hands

Nourish Dry Winter Hands

Winter comes and the skin does it’s best to protect itself, but we’ve all been there… painful, dry, cracked hands.

What can we do to nourish them in a way that’s long-lasting?

Using a hand cream can work for a matter of hours to minutes at a time. Replenishing oils is the only way to get down past the first layer of skin. Drinking plenty of water helps keep your skin hydrated. Consuming enough liquids during the day in the winter is just as important as getting your fluids in the warmer months.

If you need to apply something to the skin’s surface, using natural oils is the way to go. Most of us have them right in our kitchen. Lathering hands in coconut or olive oil can bring great benefit when left on the skin for at least ten minutes.

One oil I found to have amazing benefits is Argan Oil. (Greenesthetics.com has a great selection of sizes and prices.) It penetrates down deep, thorough several layers of skin. Here’s the bonus though, it absorbs into the skin so well, I don’t need to rinse my hands after applying.

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You can use all these natural oils on the body, face and hair with fabulous results and ultimate protection from winter damage.

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Keep It Sleek: Hair Tips To Get You Through The Winter

Keep It Sleek: Hair Tips To Get You Through The Winter

We’ve all experienced the dreaded hat hair at some point through winter – that unattractive plastered-to-your-skull look at the roots, followed by a strange sort of puffiness in the hair that was exposed to the cold air. Here are some tips to help you get through the winter without resorting to the terrible hat hair…

Keep Your Hair Protected

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No, we don’t necessarily mean that you should wear a hat all the time – hat hair, remember? But you should try to keep your hair protected from the elements. If that entails a hat, that’s fine – but try to steer away from scratchy wool and go for fleece lined hats instead to keep your hair smooth. You could also consider putting up your hood or wrapping a soft scarf around your head instead of going for a hat.

Prepare For The Next Day At Night

Are you a morning shower’er? Are you prepared to change that? If your answer is yes to both questions, then look no further: your winter hair solutions are here waiting for you. If you wash your hair in the morning, then you probably use a hairdryer to dry it, meaning that your hair becomes dry and frizzy over time if you aren’t careful to use heat protecting sprays. If you wash it the night before, it’ll be much easier to dry it overnight without using heated products – and sleeping on a silk pillowcase will make it sleek and glossy. In addition, it’ll stop you going out with wet hair that might freeze and snap!

Splash Out On Quality Products

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Over the winter, a lot of the time your hair can look dull and lifeless – and something that could be contributing to that is the same old shampoo and conditioner that you’ve been using for absolutely ever. If your hair’s used to your hair products then it probably doesn’t respond as well to them as it used to, meaning that it’s time for a change. Look at the best natural hair products to cut out harmful chemicals from your everyday hair routine, and make sure that you choose the products to suit your hair type.

Keep Yourself Hydrated

Drinking water during the summer seems like second nature, but you need to ensure that you keep doing it through the winter months too – this will improve your skin and hair (and, if we’re honest, it will help your entire body to work better). If you don’t love the taste of water, go for a water filter or add some fruit for flavour. You should also make sure that you deep condition your hair once a week to reduce breakage and make it glossy and well-behaved.

Get A New Look

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Finally, if you’ve been thinking about getting a new look for a while, why not go for it now? It’s harder to make big statements with your fashion over the winter, so you could do it with your hair instead – and having shorter hair will mean that you’ll have to do less to look after it. Not only that, but a new look will automatically make you feel beautiful and good about yourself.

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