We are all guilty of participating in a yo-yo diet at one point, and there is no doubt that the end result was less than satisfying. There is a common misconception that, as we age, our metabolism starts to slow down making it harder for our body to break down food which in turn can make it hard to lose or maintain a healthy weight.
Metabolism is defined as the: physical and chemical processes in an organism by which its material substance is produced, maintained, and destroyed, and by which energy is made available.
Not only is that claim of ‘as we get older our metabolism slows down’ not true, but in fact there are several ways to boost your metabolism:
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We’ve all been there. You’re feeling adventurous and try a new moisturizer, or primer, or foundation, and have a horrible allergic reaction on your skin. Or for some unknown reason, you wake up and your skin is puffy, red, blotchy, and itchy. Trying to cover it with makeup only further irritates it, and then you’re left with an even bigger mess. Many drug store moisturizers, washes, and toners contain chemicals which will make your skin even angrier, so this is a great time to seek out natural remedies that will get your skin calmed quickly.
Try our favorite three skin-calming steps in succession, or try one or two separately, depending on the severity of your symptoms. You’ll be feeling fresh, de-puffed, de-itched, and redness-free in no time!
Try these creams or use our home made remedies below
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