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I’ve always had an issue with my stomach. Even at my thinnest in my 20s and “wedding weight” in my early 30s, I never (ever) felt confident baring my belly in a bikini. Fast forward to almost 20 years later at the age of 42, I do Pilates six days a week—and while I’m definitely in the best shape of my life, I still see room for abdominal improvement. When Emsculpt received FDA clearance last year I immediately became obsessed, and as it turns out I’m the ideal candidate.
After about 1,000 attempts, this is the most flattering “before” photo I took.
The first treatment of its kind, Emsculpt uses HIFEM
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May 20-24 is National #EMSCULPTWeek—and there’s no better way to kick off summer (and with a tighter, more toned body at that)! Officially available for one year, this innovative energy-based treatment is the first of its kind to enhance the definition of abdominal and buttocks muscles while reducing the thickness of overlying fat as well, and it’s safe to say that it’s been a huge hit. Since Emsculpt is “making strong the new sexy,” they thought it was only fitting to declare their own National Week (and it’s now an officially registered week on the National Day calendar).
The Emsculpt treatment utilizes HIFEM (or high-intensity focused electromagnetic energy) to simulate the ef
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BITB loves the fact that fabulous beauty products are available to fit any budget. But once in a while, a girl has just got to indulge. You work hard, play hard and as we all know – you’re worth it! Here’s a roundup of some fabulous skin serums and creams available at your favorite department store, just waiting for a sinful indulgence. Many are made with crushed pearls, rare plants and even caviar and cost more than $150 an ounce! Remember sometimes you get what you pay for.
Since you can’t put a price on beauty, we say, “go for it!”
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ReVive Intensite Crème Lustre is an action-packed intensive rebuilding cream that firms and strengthens skin, prevents s
For those of us with dry, sensitive skin, season changes undoubtedly cause a plethora of issues. As the weather gets colder and the boots and coats come out of hiding, I experience them at full-speed. Scaly legs? Check. Itchy, inflamed arms? Double check. I’m always looking for something to use in the shower that exfoliates without irritation, and the made-in-France Gentle Body Scrub by Avène has proven to be my skin’s new savior.
Having always been hesitant towards exfoliating beads due to their roughness, I found that the beads in Avène’s scrub were small enough that I barely even noticed they were there. I put the scrub on my loofah in the shower and instantly noticed a softne