Quick Fixes for Mums

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Quick Fixes for Mums

If you are struggling with sleepless nights and barely have time to just get dressed not to mention apply your face then here are some quick beauty tips that will help new mums look beautiful.

Fake a Glow

During the late months of pregnancy and when you have a new baby, you should keep a bottle of fake tan at hand. Apply a little at night every few days. This will give you an immediate lift.

A Quick Cleanse

Baby wipes are not just for your baby. You can use them to take off any make up before you go to bed and in the morning quickly freshen up. New mums have also been known to use baby wipes under the arms to replace the daily shower.

Fresh Eyes

If you are eyes are tired, puffy and have dark circles you can freshen them up easily. Grated potatoes can lighten under eye circles as potatoes contain catecholase which will lighten human skin.…

Getting Rid of Stretch Marks with Natural Remedies

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Getting Rid of Stretch Marks with Natural Remedies

Stretch marks can appear on your stomach, thighs, upper arms, buttocks and breasts and are visible lines on the skin surface that have an off colour hue.

Pregnancy is the main cause of stretch marks, but they can also appear because of sudden weight gain or weight loss, rapid growth, stress, heredity factors and changes in physical conditions.

If you suffer from stretch marks try these natural remedies.

Castor Oil

Castor oil is used as a treatment in a number of skin conditions like moles, wrinkles, age spots, fine lines and others and it can also be used for stretch marks.

  1. Apply castor oil to the stretch marks and gently massage the area in a circular motion for about 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Wrap the area with a thin cotton cloth. Use a hot water bottle or a heating pad and apply some heat to the area for about 30 minutes.

Staying Fit as a Working Mum

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Mum’s are busy bees whether they are full time mum or if they balance home with work. No matter what there is an endless amount of work to get through and having a spare moment is pretty rare. However, mum’s need to find the time to live healthy lifestyles.

Here are some helpful tips that can make working out part of a mum’s busy schedule.

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Prioritise Yourself

When it comes to a mum’s priority list, mum’s usually put themselves at the bottom especially when they have young kids. As a mum you are probably having restless nights and you use all your energy just to be able to get through the day. Mums also have the tendency to feel guilty about doing something for them. Mums need to move this mental block and attitude in order to be healthy and make this a priority, which is lifelong dedication.

As a mum you first need to believe in the impact that a healthy and fit lifestyle will have both physically and mentally.…