Glowing Skin 容光煥發的皮膚

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Having a glowing and radiant skin is the start of this fall’s make up trend. Let’s get glowing!

1. Prep work

Exfoliate your skin on a regular basis is key to get rid of dull skin. Make sure you find an exfoliant that suits your skin type. Many people’s skin gets irritated and sensitive when they exfoliate. But don’t be scared to exfoliate, you just need to find the right product.

Currently I am using Dermalogica’s Daily Microfoliant and Guinot’s Biological Peeling Radiance Gel. I have sensitive and acne prone skin and these two products do not irritate my skin. The Daily Microfoliant kills acne causing bacteria and also brightens dark spots. Guinot’s Radiance Gel is very gentle and it gives my skin a nice glow which I used to see when I was in my 20s.

Guinot Biological Peeling Radiance Gel and Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

You may also use facial masks to rejuvenate your skin to have a nice healthy glow. One of my girlfriends highly recommends Fresh’s Rose Face Mask. She said that it’s cost effective and it gives you a radiant and supple skin.

Fresh Rose Face Mask

2. Base Make up

If you don’t have time to wait for a natural glow it’s okay. You can use BB cream, tinted moisturizer or you can mix your foundation with moisturizer to have a nice sheer make up.

If you really want to have high voltage glow, try bronzers and illuminizers. I’ve told you about Tarte’s Smooth Operator. It’s a really nice illuminator that gives you a natural glow. You can also use your bronzers and highlights to accent your cheekbones, nose and forehead. Benefits has a duo highlighter and bronzer which you can use separately or blend them together for a nice sheen.

Tarte Smooth Operator

Benefit Light Pink/Bronze Shimmer

There! Now we can take the sun with us everywhere!

有一個容光煥發的皮膚是這個秋天彩妝趨勢的開始。讓我們一起閃亮亮!

1. 準備工作

定期去角質是擺脫肌膚暗沉的關鍵。確保你找到一個適合你的皮膚類型的去角質。很多人去角質皮膚會變得敏感,往往是因為去角質產品的關係。不過不要因為這樣就不去角質喔。 只要找到溫和的產品就okay啦!

目前我使用的是Dermalogica的Daily Microfoliant和Guinot的Biological Peeling Radiance Gel去角質產品。我有敏感,易生痘痘的皮膚,這兩種產品並不會刺激我的皮膚。Daily Microfoliant可以殺死導致痘痘的細菌和淨白黑色素。Biological Peeling Radiance Gel很溫和而且讓我重新找回我20多歲時的皮膚,就是洗完臉會有亮亮的反光不是油喔。

您也可以使用面膜來煥膚讓你的皮膚有一個很好的健康的光澤。我的好友強力推薦Fresh Rose Face Mask。她說,這是符合成本效益的面膜哦,給你一個容光煥發,水嫩的肌膚。

2. 底妝

如果你不想等待你的自然美。您可以使像BB霜, 潤色乳液或混合粉底跟乳液來做一個自然的透光打底。

如果你真的想有高伏特的閃亮亮,可以嘗試古銅亮粉和光感亮粉。我之前介紹過TARTE的Smooth Operator,這真是一個很好的光感亮粉液,讓你有自然的光澤。您也可以使用亮粉和古銅亮粉刷在顴骨,鼻子和前額。Benefit有個打亮加古銅亮粉的組合。

好啦!現在,我們可以帶著陽光到處走啦!

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Sexy Six Summer Slim Down 六分鐘瘦一身

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I am a big fan of short and effective workouts so I have gotta share this 6-minute workout with you. This is a workout by Chris Powell, the trainer for the Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition.

“Sexy Six Summer Slim Down” exercises”

Burpee
We start with this one because it truly works out every muscle in your body.
Start in a standing position. Put your hands on the ground. Kick your feet back in to a push up position. Do a push up, jump your feet forward and jump up and clap.
* Works out every muscle in your body!

Mountain climber
Start in a push up position. Raise your knee up to your chest so it looks like you are climbing. In one quick movement, jump your feet and switch feet. It’s an isometric hold.
* Works out your core, legs and gives a big cardiovascular response.

***** Starting from here all exercises will use the one gallon jugs. Using jugs at home is a great way to get eight pounds of weight easily for a work out without having to buy weights. Just take a jug and fill them with water.  And if you want, go to the hardware store and get silicone gel so that you can properly seal the jugs.

Thrusters (use a dining room chair)
Start in a standing position holding the jugs resting on your shoulders. Sit down in the chair and then stand up and put your arms up with the jugs overhead.
* Works out your butt, thighs, and your core for midline stability.

Back lunge with twist
Start in standing position with feet together and one jug at your chest.  Extend the jug out in front of you and then step back with one leg about 3 feet and lower the leg to the ground. Holding jug in front, rotate the side 90 degrees.
* Works your butt and thighs and also your core when rotating.

Back lunge with twist
Courtesy of http://nicktumminello.com

Step up with curl  (use a small step stool)
For this you can use any little stool you have in your house.
From the floor, step up on the stool and once in a standing position, do a bicep curl.
* Works your butt, thighs and bicep.

Squat clean
This is a big explosive move. Start by holding the jugs down to your side. Gently dip down and as you jump, the jugs rise to your shoulders using your biceps.
* Works your butts, thighs, biceps and back.

If you are able to watch The Talk online, you would be able to watch this exercise clip from the below link:

http://www.cbs.com/shows/the_talk/video/2258784917/the-talk-redo-you-fitness

我喜歡簡短又有效的運動所以我要與大家分享這6分鐘瘦一身的鍛煉。這是由一個明星教練Chris Powell設計的。

六分鐘瘦一身

Burpee
我們先從這一個開始因為它運用到身上的每個肌肉。
從站立姿勢開始。接著把你的雙手放在地上。把你的腳踢到後方做伏地起身。在把腳跳回身體然後跳起來站著。跳起來時加鼓掌。
*訓練每個在你身上的肌肉!

Mountain climber
從伏地起身的位置開始。抬起你的膝蓋往胸部的方向縮,看起來像你正在攀登。然後快速移動換另一隻腳。這是一個靜力鍛鍊法。
*訓練您的核心,腿,並給出了一個大的心血管反應。

*****從這裡開始,你會需要使用一加侖的水壺。在家中使用的牛奶罐是個最方便的方式取得8磅的重量訓練,而不必買啞鈴。只是一個壺裝滿水。如果你想妥善密封,可以去五金店買矽膠,這樣就可以妥善密封罐子。

Thrusters(使用一個飯廳的椅子)
先站著然後雙手舉牛奶罐到肩膀。接著坐到椅子上,然後站起來,把你的雙臂舉過頭高。
*訓練你的屁股,大腿,和你的中線穩定的核心。

Back lunge with twist
開始時站立,把牛奶罐用雙手舉到前方的胸部的位置,然後用一條腿退約3英尺蹲低在地上。雙手拿著牛奶罐,側90度旋轉。
*訓練你的臀部和大腿也旋轉時,你的核心。

Step up with curl (用一個小凳子)
你可以使用任何一個小凳子。
從地板站到凳子上然後做二頭肌捲曲。
*訓練你的屁股,大腿和上臂。

Squat clean
這是一個有衝擊性的動作。首先,雙手拿著罐子放在兩旁。身體像要坐下一樣。接著往上跳時同時把罐子舉到肩膀,用你的二頭肌。
*訓練你的屁股,大腿,肱二頭肌和背部。

如果你能夠看線上看The Talk重播,你就可以看到這個運動的播出。

Turn your Head Bag 回頭包

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Yesterday I saw a handbag that totally caught my eyes and made my head turned! I was acting like some dude who can’t take his eyes off of a pretty girl.

The bag has a simple and yet eye-catching presence because of its colour and shape. I saw it from far away and I kept staring at it until I saw a small gold engraved Celine logo.

It turned out the bag was from Celine’s spring/summer 2010 collection. Oh I love Celine bags…

Which bag would make your head turn?

I saw the orange one in person. Loves it!
Courtesy of My MANy Bags

 

 

昨天我看到了一個手袋,完全抓住了我的視線,我回頭看了! 就像男生看到漂亮女生一樣眼睛盯著看還回頭再看。

這個包包簡單而醒目,因為它的顏色和形狀很特別。從遠處我就一直盯著它,直到我看到一個小黃金刻Celine的標誌。

原來這袋是Celine的2010年春/夏系列。哦,我喜歡Celine的包包……

哪個包包會讓你轉頭看?

 

Picture courtesy of My MANy Bags

Look of the Day 今日造型

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Many bloggers like to post their look of the day so I am following them. Boring!! I know…but I just want to tell you the T-shirt and the jeans are very comfy. The quality is also good and the price is pretty too! Enjoy florals and colours!

我看很多部落客都喜歡登他們穿的衣服所以我學他們一下。無聊!!我知道……但我想告訴你的是這上衣和牛仔褲很舒服。質量也不錯,價格又好!享受花花和色彩吧!

StyleMint top
Rich & Skinny jeans