You can still control what you eat when you go out to dinner. Drink a glass of skim milk before you leave home to curb your appetite a bit, and have a healthy meal in mind before you get there -- knowing what you want will ensure that you avoid looking at the menu and being tempted. Ask for oil and vinegar or the house vinaigrette on your salad (and use sparingly), and remember -- sharing a dessert doesn't count as skipping!
More Women's Health and Beauty Tip
Before you hit those indoor heated pools, wet your hair with regular tap water. Your hair will soak this up first instead of the chlorinated water, prevening it from getting as damaged.
Problems with static when you brush your hair? Take a tiny bit of lotion and run it through your hair ... but not at the roots. This will make it much more manageable and keep the static away.
If the arc of your eyebrows isn't as high as you'd like, try putting some white or light-colored eyeshadow just underneath, on the browbone. This will make your eyes stand out, and give the illusion of a higher arc.
Instead of using gel or mascara on your eyelashes, try a little petroleum jelly. This won't get clumpy as the day goes on.
Mix a little of your favorite face powder with your favorite moisturizer. It will give your skin just a touch of color, and is far less expensive than commercial tinted moisturizers. If you want SPF protection, mix some ...Read More
Put an old toothbrush to good use. Before you go to bed, rub your lips with a toothbrush to slough off dead skin. It's best to do this before bed -- no more waking up with dry, chapped lips!