Body Fat Percentage is The Right Way to Measure Fitness

Because your body is about 50-55% water, you can temporarily stage-manage your weight with diet pills and fad diets but, you cannot manipulate your body fat percentage. Body fat percentage is a more meaningful metric for gauging physical fitness than what you can get out of height and weight tables. The U.S. Army established a maximum allowable body fat percentage standard that applies to everybody from recruit to four-star general. Failure to meet the body fat percentage standard means no promotions and no career training. Repeated failure to meet the standard will result in an early exit from the Army. That’s a harsh result. At least with the Army people know what to expect as a consequence of ignoring their …

All about Facial skin care

‘Facial skin care’ is more a matter of discipline than anything else. A facial skin care routine is what you need (and you need to follow the facial skin care routine with complete seriousness). So let’s check what comprises an effective facial skin care routine. Well, very simply, a facial skin care routine can follow the following 4 steps:  Cleansing  Toning  Exfoliating  Moisturising Cleansing is the first thing in facial skin care routine. Cleansing helps in removing dust, pollutants, grease and extra oil from your skin, thereby preventing damage to your skin. Just spot your face and neck with a good cleansing lotion or cream and gently massage it into your skin using upward strokes. Use …

Body Piercing: Methods

Body piercing literally means making a hole in a part of the human body with the purpose of wearing jewelry in the opening created. After a process of healing, a fistula will be created. This is an abnormal ‘passageway’ in your body or skin so that there’s a genuine ‘hole’. Body piercing Methods * Needle Method (Standard) The most common method used in the United States to make a piercing is with a medical hollow needle. The needle makes an opening in the skin you want to have pierced but doesn’t go all the way through. The jewelry then is inserted and follows the needle back. It’s necessary to insert the jewelry immediately to hold the slit the needle made …

How Zoom Teeth Whitening Works

No matter how frequently you brush your teeth, no matter how careful you are when flossing, they will still get yellow after a while. This natural process of teeth loosing their bright white color is aggravated if you are a smoker or if you drink coffee on a regular basis. There are several procedures, such as the Zoom teeth whitening method, that can help your teeth get back to a bright new white in a matter of hours. Apart from the popular Zoom teeth whitening procedure you can also try several others, however, when making the choice, your dentist should also have some advice for you. In general you can opt for an “at home” whitening method or for the …

In-Between Hair: Out-Growing A Bad Haircut

In-between hair — when you are waiting for that bad haircut to grow out — is a frustrating hair problem. Fortunately there are ways to get through this difficult time with a minimum of stress. Acceptance The first thing to do is to accept your hair as it is. Admit that there is only so much you can do at this stage. Once you accept your fate, then you can begin to focus on finding styles that are possible. Look at fashion magazines for models with hair similar to yours. Then take an evening and experiment with these different styles. You may be surprised at the results. Accessorize Accessories can be your best friend when styling in-between hair. Your hair …

How to Pluck Your Eyebrows

Plucking eyebrows is common for looking good, hot and sexy for all the women. Almost all the woman believes that their eyes speak the language they want. Therefore making once eyes superior is natural and eyebrow plucking adds extra spice to this. This is because of growing interests of women in eyebrow plucking that parlor are growing day to day in metros and big cities and making millions of bucks. This task you can do your own, if you will spare a little time for this. Here is, how??? Tips for eyebrow tweezing / plucking 1.Do not tweeze too much. Generally most women commit this mistake. If you will tweeze too much your brows will grow in months long time …

How To Get Great Skin?

Sauna Benefits A steam bath will relax your tense and aching muscles. If you have had a long day (or month) at work, toxins can build up in your muscle tissue, causing you pain and discomfort. A steam sauna can force your muscles to relax, almost instantly releasing these harmful toxins. It is also great after a workout. The extra blood flow will speed up the repair of your muscle tissue, thus allowing you to exercise again sooner. Don’t take my word for it. The Finnish Olympic team takes a portable steam sauna to all competitions. The steam sauna also cleanses your skin. The sweat opens your pores, thus flushing out unhealthy toxins and grime. Sauna heat therapy is also …

How Safe Laser Hair Removal Works

The word laser is an acronym for: light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. It’s a device that creates and amplifies a narrow, intense beam of coherent light: light that is of one frequency. Lasers are commonly used in medical science and more recently in cosmetic procedures like hair removal. In a laser, the atoms or molecules of a crystal, such as ruby or garnet, are excited in what is called the laser cavity so that more of them are at higher energy levels than are at lower energy levels. Reflective surfaces at both ends of the cavity permit energy to reflect back and forth, building up the power in each passage. With laser hair removal the laser penetrates the …

How To Get The Best Cut For Your Face Shape

Have you ever went to the salon, hairstyle magazine in hand, hoping to have your locks transformed into the latest trend featured on the front page only to have your stylist tell you that you do not have the right shaped face to wear the style, or, worse yet, your stylist puts that exact haircut on you, but you look nothing like the model wearing the cut in the magazine? We’ve all had horrible experiences in the stylist chair. Most of the time they are not technical errors, but errors when it comes to choosing the right style to compliment our facial structure and build. When choosing the perfect hairstyle for your unique look, stylists should take into account your …

How healthy are the strength supplements that we are using today?

We’ve all heard of steroids, prohormones, and protein powders. And we know that the supplement industry is a billion dollar industry, often feeding on the weaknesses of people hoping to make dramatic changes to their physiques in a short period of time. But how do we know which muscle building supplements are the most popular, and how they affect the health of their users? We could look at some retail websites and see the top-selling supplements on their home pages, or, alternatively, we can examine what people are searching for on the Internet. (It is reasonable to assume that the most searched supplements are also going to be purchased relatively more frequently.) This article will look at the latter option. …

Straight Talk On Gorgeous, Manageable Hair

The best thing about the warm months? For many, it’s the weather. The worst thing? For some, it’s what the weather does to hair. The frizzing effect of heat and humidity on hair can be a gal’s worst enemy, especially for those who seek soft, sleek waves or neat, polished hair-the hottest look this season. Fortunately for the 60 percent of American women who define their hair as curly, wavy or unmanageable, there are new systems and products to help beat the frizz factor and style curly or unruly hair into smooth, easy locks. Long-lasting hair straightening systems, such as thermal straightening (also known as “Japanese straightening”), are growing in popularity, but are still very costly (from $300 to $1,000) …

Are skin care products the right choice for great skin?

It’s true that skin care products are essential to having good skin. Taking care of skin is important considering the destruction one goes through the aging process. With number of skin care products coming up in the market it is difficult to choose the right one. One needs to select a skin care product that would make a great impact on the skin. How do skin care products work? When you frown, smile squint or use any other common facial expression, your muscles contract under your skin. When you do it over and over again, the result can be wrinkles. Skin care products injected directly into the muscles works by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses to the injected muscles …