October 16, 2017

Top 7 Exercises for Making Your Belly Flat at Home

Belly fat refers to the fat gathered around the stomach area. It is commonly also known as the stubborn fat, as it is very hard to get rid of. Fortunately, there are many exercises for making your belly flat at home.

Keep in mind that exercising won’t only help you get rid of stubborn fat. It will also provide you with numerous health benefits. Regular physical activity has been proven extremely beneficial for both the body and the mind. Exercising is also capable of boosting our cognitive abilities and increasing our happiness.

Creating a Workout Plan

Create a workout plan based on your preferences. In this article, you will be introduced some of the most effective exercises for eliminating belly fat.

  • Include a wide variety of exercises in your plan.
  • Switch the exercises and their order on a regular basis. The muscles get used to exercises that they regularly encounter. By pre-planning your training, you can, therefore, increase the efficiency of the workouts.
  • Make sure to exercise at least 5 times per week. Short and intensive training can help you deal with the lack of time.
  • For additional motivation, try exercising together with your partner or a friend.
  • 1. Mountain Climbing

Mountain climbing is one of the toughest belly fat burners. Rewardingly, it is also extremely beneficial, not only for your belly but for the whole torso.

  1. Start with the pushup position. You can do so by placing your palms on the floor.
  2. Extending your legs to form a plank.
  3. To begin with, this exercise, raise your right foot and move the knee up to your chest.
  4. Continue by alternating the legs – as the right one goes back down, the left one moves up.

Tip: Forgetting the most out of this exercise, follow these simple instructions. Perform the mountain climbing for 20 seconds without stopping. Take a rest for 10 seconds in a pushup position. Repeat the process for 4 minutes or until you can’t take it anymore. Make sure to avoid any additional breaks besides the 10-second intervals.

         2. Plank

This exercise seems quite easy, at least until you try it out yourself. To perform a plank, get yourself into the pushup position.

  1. Place your hands directly below your shoulders on the floor.
  2. Extend your legs and allow your toes to hold you off the floor.
  3. Make sure that your body is straight then focused on your abs.
  4. Hold this position for 2 minutes or as long as you can.
  5. Repeat 3 times in a row, allowing a short break between each repetition.

Alternatively, you can also lean on your forearms instead of your palms.

3. Crunches

Crunches are one of the best ways to get rid of belly fat fast. They come in many variations so you will never get bored with this exercise.

  1. Lie down with your back facing the exercising mat on your floor.
  2. Bend your knees and position your feet on the mat. Alternatively, you can also lift your feet and form a 90-degree angle between your torso and thighs, and between thighs and feet.
  3. Place your palms on the back of your head. You can also cross them over your chest.
  4. Inhale deeply while lying down. Proceed to lift your upper body, but only up to a 30- or 40-degree angle. Once you feel your abs burning, hold this position for a second or two and exhale. Don’t enter the full sit-up form.
  5. Inhale deeply again as you go back down.
  6. Repeat this process for at least 10 times.

Repeat 3 to 4 sets of10 or more repetitions in each set.

4. Ball Slam

Are you ready to bring back some memories from high school? You’re going to need a medicine ball for this wonderful exercise that will help you build up your torso. Push the exercise hard enough and you’ll be losing tons of fats!

  1. Stand straight and hold the ball in your hands extending above your head.
  2. Spread your feet apart to match the position of your shoulders.
  3. Use all of your force to slam the ball on the floor.
  4. Catch the ball and repeat the process around 10 times before taking a 1-minute break.
  5. Perform 3 – 5 repetitions.

5. Kettlebell Swing

The explosiveness of this exercise assures the maximum calories burn in a short period of time. It will make your heart rate jump immediately and proceed to focus on hammering your core.

  1. Bend at the hips to reach a half-sitting position.
  2. Get a good grip of the kettlebell. Hold it down and in front of you at the length of your arms.
  3. Swing the kettlebell backward between your legs.
  4. Thrust your hips forward and swing the kettlebell at the height of your shoulders.
  5. Proceed to the starting position and repeat up to 20 times per set.

6. Pike and Extend

Here is an easy-to-do exercise effective at burning fats right from your home. Simply lie down on your back and extend the legs straight up over your hips. Keep your arms extended behind your head. Crunch up and reach out towards your feet with extended arms. Keep your legs straight at all times. Bring arms back down and repeat around 20 times per set.

Alternatively, you can follow the same procedure but raise only one leg at a time. Start by lifting right leg first, then left, then repeating the process until reaching 20 repetitions.

7. Bicycling Exercise

This is another intensive calorie-burning exercise great at making your belly flat. Luckily, you don’t even need a bike for it.

  1. Lie down on a mat and keep your hands behind your head.
  2. Lift both of your legs and bend them around the knee area.
  3. Bring the knees near your chest while keeping your right leg away and extended.
  4. Take the left leg away and bring the right leg near your chest.
  5. Repeat the process as if you are cycling.

Final Word

Getting rid of belly fat and obtaining a flat stomach is almost everyone’s desire. It is certainly not an easy job, but if you are determined to succeed, the exercises presented in this article will help you out greatly.

Get the most out of your free time and exercise right in the comfort of your home. Do some mountain climbing, bicycling, crunching, or ball slamming to get rid of some fats immediately. For additional effects, create a workout plan that will include various exercises, including pike & extend plank, and kettlebell swing. Start working on your flat belly today!

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October 10, 2017

Think Pink this October …. Brands Giving Back for Breast Cancer Awareness

From your face to your feet, you can still look your best while supporting a worthy cause.  These perfectly pink products are helping to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   Each brand will donate a portion of proceeds in the month of October to fighting breast cancer.  Nothing like doing a little shopping for a good cause!

MUSELY HYDROGEL BYE BYE EYE BAGS – 50% TO THE YOUNG SURVIVAL COALITION    $39 (box of 10), musely.com         These FIRST-TO-MARKET overnight hydrogel eye masks soothes and cools the skin while the prickly pear seed oil brightens under eye circles. The masks are specially designed to have holes that can trap liquid and slowly release them to the skin overnight.  Antioxidant-dense cucumber fruit extract works to counteract the signs of environmental damage.

 

BABY FOOT PINK RIBBON BOX – 10% TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY   $25, www.BabyFoot.com      Baby Foot is a revolutionary Japanese foot exfoliant that will make your feet as smooth and soft as a baby’s foot. The unique formula allows your feet to exfoliate naturally, leaving them highly moisturized. The gentle fruit acid penetrates into the layers of dead skin cells and breaks down the desmosomes, which hold the layers together. After peeling, your feet are reborn just like a baby’s foot, giving you healthy, beautiful feet.

STERLING FOREVER “THINK PINK” – 20% TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY  14K ROSE GOLD PLATED PINK CZ SOLITAIRE RING

$48, www.SterlingForever.com   This beautiful vintage style rose gold ring houses a candy-colored pink 7mm CZ solitaire stone and is surrounded on each side by sparkling CZ paves. Feminine and unique, this ring is available in sizes 5-10.

BELLA SCHNEIDER ROYAL ROSE STEM CELL MASK– 20% TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY     $55, www.labelledayspas.com

This ultra-hydrating and divinely scented mask instantly hydrates, calms, brightens, and replenishes skin. Moisturizing and nourishing shea & jojoba, soothing rose oil, anti-oxidizing mallow, and strengthening grape cell extract restore skin with added youthfulness, plumpness, and health. Wonderful for all skin types.

 

 

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October 10, 2017

Healing Soles

After eight rounds of chemotherapy treatment and a double mastectomy, Stephanie Seager was still working 10-hour days as one of the top loan closers at a title company in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She loved her job, but it was stressful, and it took her away from her 6-year-old daughter, 5-month-old son and high school sweetheart of a husband. And after surviving one of the more aggressive subsets of breast cancer, the 35-year-old truly understood how short life could be.

During a visit home, she heard her aunt talking nonstop about a new beauty product called Baby Foot that she was distributing. An innovative foot care product that launched in Japan, Baby Foot makes feet as smooth and soft as a baby’s foot by exfoliating dead skin cells. After returning home, Seager called her aunt to see how she could get involved.

“She was starting at the ground level trying to get it going here, so I had her send me some,” Seager says. “People were buying it like hotcakes at my work. ‘There’s something to this,’ I thought. ‘This is crazy how people feel about this product.’ I got passionate about it quickly, too.”

Spirited, striking and strong, Seager had always been a natural saleswoman. When she worked as a server after high school, patrons would wait for hours for to sit at one of her tables, even if there were other seats available in the restaurant. Even in the midst of cancer treatment, she charming, confident and cheerful.

“Before cancer, I didn’t know what I was capable of, though,” Seager says. “I never had the courage to think I could do something like this.”

She served at the title company for 15 years — and lived two years cancer-free — before she resigned and became one of Baby Foot’s first sales consultants.

One of her first calls was to a health club that had recently opened in town. She spoke with a manager, told him about Baby Foot and sent him a few samples, but she didn’t hear back from him. Two weeks later, her phone rang. They wanted to carry Baby Foot nationwide. “Nationwide?” Seager asked. “What do you mean?” Unbeknownst to Seager, Life Time Fitness has more than 150 locations across the country.

Although anyone can benefit from the foot peel, some of Seager’s most passionate customers are cancer survivors. One of the side effects of targeted cancer therapy drugs is dry skin. Skin can become dry, brittle, itchy and scaly and may even crack open, especially on the feet.

“Using Baby Foot is really satisfying,” says Shannon Baldwin, a fellow breast cancer survivor. “Plus, it was something I could do with my girls. There are a lot of things you can’t do with your kids. But we’d sit there and do Baby Foot. It made us forget we were in the middle of cancer. It was a lot of fun.”

A national sponsor of the American Cancer Society, Baby Foot is donating 10 percent of proceeds from its limited edition pink boxes to the American Cancer Society during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

“This is going to sound crazy, but [getting cancer] was the best thing that ever happened to me,” Seager says. “Well, it was the worst thing but best thing because it completely changed my life.”

Now that Seager is self-employed, she has a much better work-life balance. “I’m so focused on my family,” she says. “I don’t stress in the mornings. I can make eggs and toast. I don’t miss any of my son’s stuff at school — I’m a homeroom mom! — or any of my daughter’s softball games. I’m making up for lost time.”

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October 3, 2017

Need a HEADSHOT? Casting made simple has you covered!

Everyone needs a good headshot, even kids. It is your first impression to the world on social media, job applications and casting calls. Forget expensive photoshoots and professional cameras, take the perfect headshot right on your cell phone.

 

Follow these expert tips from Kristen Sanne, Creator of Casting Made Simple, to achieve a callback-worthy headshot at home:

  • Background – Choose a neutral background like a plain or brick wall, nice fence or simple greenery without any distracting objects
  • Lighting – Natural light makes your skin look vibrant and creates a natural appearance. If taking pictures indoors, avoid direct sunlight and make sure to turn off flash
  • HDR Mode – High Dynamic Range creates a single picture with more detail and greater range of tones and colors
  • Auto-Focus – Tap the screen to focus your camera
  • Hold Steady – Use a tripod or prop your phone against a solid surface to ensure a clear picture
  • Leave Space – You can always crop the photo afterwards to guarantee even spacing
  • Have Fun – Most importantly have fun! Candid photos can make the best headshots
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October 2, 2017

Donna’s on-the-go beauty kit

These are miniature versions of roller lash mascara & Nars orgasm blush

I need an easy way to keep myself fresh with small amounts of products that I need at any given time

Donna Spangler Actress & Producer

As an actress, producer & business woman, I am often on the go.  Weather it is on a formal trip or just a day trip, I need to have my beauty items handy to look & feel my best.  When we are on the road or going places where we may need to primp or completely do our makeup or freshen up, it is great to be prepared with a little beauty kit with all the essentials needed to look your best. The problem is taking everything you need in normal size containers you may need a suitcase. I have come up with a solution for this!
Donna’s on-the-go beauty kit made with samples

Beauty kit

ON THE GO BEAUTY KIT

In today’s world, we want to look our best at all times with the least amount of effort. I have come up with essentials every girl should have on hand, so you will be able to look fresh whether you are on the go, staying overnight with your boyfriend or simply need a touch up. Stash these necessities in your purse, and you will always be prepared.

I love samples. It gives me a chance to try high-end products of all sorts. Since you receive ample amounts in small packaging, you can make a full-on beauty kit to haul along in your purse. This can be very effective, especially when you may be out somewhere away from your packed arsenal of at home products.

First, you need a case for your makeshift beauty kit. It should be something you can fit easily into your purse. I used a handy foldable holder that I had received from a business flight, but you can also get a makeup holder at the 99 cents store or any drugstore. Just make sure it is somewhat flat and can be comfortably stowed in your purse.

Next comes the fun part. You need to get the ingredients to put into your kit. Take a trip to the department store and get samples of makeup base that fits your color, creams, perfumes, liner, mascara, gloss or whatever useful items you can find. I like the samples that are in flat packets because they are easy to fit into the kit. The other alternative is to have the salesperson make samples for you. High-end lines usually have tiny plastic containers the size of a quarter with tightly sealed lids that will work for your kit as well. Gather all the essentials possible in one visit.

You can also gather the beauty freebies attained through larger makeup purchases. These items tend to be smaller and can be easily stored in your kit. Figure out when makeup lines are offering free gifts, and keep track any ‘points’ you’ve accumulated (Sephora’s point system gives spectacular yet small gifts). Sephora also sells small beauty items as you are standing in line which are great for your beauty kit as there is everything from small hairspray and mascara to pint size foundation.

Add a sample perfume of your choice. I recommend a black or brown eye pencil, earth tone shadow, sample mascara (I like ARMANI – and they are small!). If desired, throw in a couple of packages of Advil for those emergency days. Remember one feminine product (tampon), and put in a flat comb and hair band so that you can tie back your hair when you wash your face. A few Q tips and cotton balls are a must – store them in a tiny sealable baggy.

Pick up some shine eraser sheets (Elf Brand makes a great one). Get a pocket-sized toothpaste and
toothbrush. I have

Dental Floss

gotten these items in hotels as well as in airline kits, or you may already have a few saved. Also add a small dental floss or put two or three dental claws into the kit.

You can also add any samples or small packed products that you think you may need. Go to the section in the drug store where they have the samples. Other items to consider are razors, baby wipe samples, mouthwash, face wash, etc

I also like collecting hotel items because they can be used in your kit. When it is put together, it should supply you with what you need for one day or night out. It is great if you are spending the night at a friend’s house and want to appear fresh without bringing a suitcase.

You can keep your kit in your purse or car so you will be prepared to look, smell and feel your best at all times. This inexpensive condensed beauty kit is incredibly handy, and you will be glad you took the time to have it constantly within your reach. Knowing you are prepared to wow in any situation will give you a priceless piece of mind.


ON-THE-GO BEAUTY KIT

6 Q tips, 2 cotton balls, samples of eye makeup remover or cream to remove makeup, and tissues (there is nothing worse than running eyes at the end of a night. These essentials can fix this pesky problem)

Put the cotton balls, Q tips and tissues into a small sealable plastic baggie

One black liner to re-apply for later

One black or brown mascara

Brown or earth toned eye shadow

Blush in your favorite color (I like NARS orgasm), brush for application

Your favorite color lip liner

Lighter lip gloss to go over liner

Add a few samples of foundation in your color and bolting powder paper

Get some perfume samples perfect for your kit

Small tube toothpaste, toothbrush, floss and gargle (Remember, these should all be sample sizes)

1 feminine product, small comb, ponytail holder and package of Advil

With this kit, you will be ready for your on-the-go life and always look your best!

There are also mini flat irons & curling that are as tiny as a few inches long.

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October 2, 2017

4 Ways To Upgrade Your Style

There comes a day when you look in the mirror and don’t really care for the image that’s looking back. This has to do with your style and it’s nothing to worry about. The good news is that it can be fixed and changed for the better.

Your style represents who you are and tells the world what kind of person they’re dealing with. Altering your style is a modification everyone goes through at some point and may even do it multiple times. Focus on where your look has been in the past and where you picture it going. See four ways to upgrade your style.

Declutter your Wardrobe

The only way to alter your style is to see what you already have by decluttering. Tackle your closets and drawers and start a donations, give away and keep pile. Try on your clothes and only hang onto items that you love and wear. This is your chance to let go and stop holding on for the wrong reasons. The more room you make, the more new clothes you’ll be able to fit in your closet.

Move

Your style isn’t only about your clothes. It encompasses your life, attitude and way you carry yourself. Consider a shift in your job or location where you’re living. Search apartments in Pensacola, FL and envision yourself starting over in a beautiful community where the sun’s always shining. A fresh outlook may be all you need to get the rest of you in order. Find a place that makes you happy and excited to get out of bed each day. Decorate your new place according to your updated style and enjoy the joy it brings to your life.   

Get A New Hairdo

Changing your hair style is an excellent way to reinvent yourself. Alter the color or length and feel good in your own skin. You’ll feel better in your clothes and more confident in your appearance overall. Find someone you can trust if you’re making major changes and let them offer advice if you’re unsure about what way you want to go. If you’re changing your clothes around, it only makes sense that you’d want a hairstyle to match. Keeping your hair and nails nicely groomed sets the foundation for the rest of your style.

Wear Prints & Patterns

Break out of your blacks and whites and start buying more prints and patterns. Incorporate them into your shirts, pants, shoes and handbags. It may feel strange at first, but you’ll get used to it once you start trying these types of clothes on and wearing them out in public. Start with a few staple pieces to get yourself more comfortable sporting funky designs. This is also your opportunity to incorporate more color into your wardrobe.

Conclusion

Don’t panic if you get dressed and aren’t happy with what you see. All it means is that it’s time to revamp and refresh, so you’re back to feeling confident and fabulous. These are four ways to upgrade your style.

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September 19, 2017

Basic Tips for Face and Neck Skin Care

The skin oil on your face and neck plays an essential role in your overall health. Still, when your face and neck skin is too oily, it can be quite a bother as it typically results in problems such as acne and pimples. Here, we look at a few ways of keeping the oil on the skin of your face and neck under control.

Cleansing

Before you retire to bed at night, remove all the makeup on your face. Then gently wash your face and neck using a mild cleanser. Harsh soap strips off all the oil, which then causes your skin to produce more to replace it. To avoid irritation, don’t scrub too hard.

Oily skin requires a remedy that gently prevents production of the excess oil (sebum) that gives your skin an unsightly shine. To keep excess oil at bay, use products that contain beta-hydroxyl acid, glycolic acid, salicylic acid or benzoylperoxide. Be sure to try a sample first when using products with these ingredients as they might cause skin irritation.

Every few days, use a gentle, high-quality exfoliator to exfoliate your skin and rid it of dead skin cells. Toning is not necessity, but it can help get rid of any remnants of excess oil and makeup. Note, however, that it might do the opposite: lead to more production of oil. If a toning product makes your skin too dry or oily, stop using it.

Moisturizer & sunscreen

It might seem counterintuitive to moisturize when you have oily skin. Moisturizer is nonetheless important because even oily skin ought to be protected from the harsh elements (excess sunlight, humidity, etc.). The protective layer of a light moisturizer locks in moisture, hydrating the skin and making it smoother.

It is however important to note that excessive moisturizing tends to clog pores, leading to pimples and blackheads. With moisturizer, a pea-size amount in the morning and evening along with specially formulated day/night cream is adequate, if you can afford it.

Protect your skin further using SPF 30+ sunscreen or day cream that is oil-free and light. To avoid clogged pores, go got “non-acnegenic” or “non-comedogenic” sunscreen products and always apply them before you leave the house.

Neck cream

Neck creams, such as the ones available at http://www.neckcream.org, are useful for minimizing lines, brightening, lifting and firming the skin on your neck. Targeting lines on the neck is not easy. However, you can dramatically reduce their appearance with neck creams that contain ingredients that hydrate and soothe the skin.

Effective brightening neck creams contain ingredients that lightly exfoliate the skin. This serves to reduce hyperpigmentation. Creams with antioxidants are useful for prevention and repair of skin damage caused by free radicals.

Loose neck skin is a big concern for many people who seek neck creams. To remedy this, you need to identify a powerful cream that contain ingredients that have tightening, filing and anti-aging properties.

In summary, the best way to identify the most suitable skincare products for your neck and face is by matching them to your specific needs and goals.

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September 18, 2017

Get the Look: Sarah Hyland at the 2017 Emmys

Celebrities hit the red carpet last night and showed off their style for the Emmys. Get Sarah Hyland’s long, volumized waves with Cuvée Beauty’s Volumizing Mist!

*Note: This celebrity did not use Cuvée Beauty products, but we

wanted to show you how to get the look by using them.

Add volume to your hair using the Volumizing Mist’s lightweight, non-stick formula and create luscious and natural-looking volume! The best part? The mist can be applied on wet or dry hair and will help your hair dry faster during blow drying or air drying, without weighing it down or drying it out! Just like all other Cuvée Beauty products, it is formulated with the Cuvée Complex, and is sulfate-free, paraben-free, and cruelty-free. These specialized ingredients allow for the mist to nourish and protect your hair, and keep the long-lasting volume all day long

HOW TO USE: Spray directly onto the scalp or hair, massage product in, then blow dry or let air dry. Use on wet hair to build thickness and on dry hair to manage and control your existing style.
Get it now at Revolve.com for $45.
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September 11, 2017

Things You Should Consider Before Purchasing Saree Blouse Online

 

Nowadays, sarees are the most commonly worn traditional wear for parties, functions, formal events, office, etc. Sarees are not only comfortable and affordable, but they also look elegant and trendy.

There are various vendors and companies that sell readymade blouses online. However, there are some things to bear in mind before purchasing a saree blouse online.

Things To Consider Before Purchasing Saree Blouse Online

Blouses play a key role when it comes to styling a saree. You can choose designer blouse sleeves patterns or necklines to compliment your saree designs and handwork.

  • Take Appropriate Measurements

It is important for you to take the correct body measurements before purchasing blouse online. You should keep some extra margin for the blouse as our body size changes with time.

You should measure the cup size, bust size, length of sleeves, arm holes, depth of back and front neck and area above the bust. Furthermore, you should also consider some specific things like whether you want to go for zipper instead of hooks while entering the details online.

  • Checking size chart

You should check the size table of every selected blouse before purchasing it. Take the body measurements, and then check the size chart of every blouse as there could be slight variation in the sizes of various brands.

  • Checking the fabric

It is important to check the blouse fabric before buying it. You should check the fabric along with the pattern or designs to smartly match it with your saree. There are different types of fabrics to choose from. Hence, you should also consider factors like comfort and budget while selecting a particular fabric type.

  • Checking the return policy

You should always check the return policy of the product before purchasing it. You can easily return it in case you are not satisfied with it. To avoid losing your money, it is important to consider the refund and return policy.

  • Checking customer reviews

You should always check the customer feedback on the seller’s website before making your purchase decision. It will help you to know the quality of their products, customer satisfaction, delivery and shipping. The experiences of other customers will give you an idea about what you should expect from a seller.

  • Order a large size

If you are not sure about your measurements, then it is suggested that you go for non-stitched blouses. While it would save you time and money, it would be best to get the blouse stitched by a tailor in such cases. However, if you prefer a readymade blouse, then go for a larger size, so that you can easily exchange it, if it doesn’t fit you.

  • Checking shipping costs

Many e-sellers offer additional discounts on making cash purchases. You should read all the fine prints and check the shipping costs before ordering any product online. Check the total bill after adding the shipping costs to make sure you are not paying high for the delivery.

Conclusion

Hope this precise guide will help you to purchase a saree blouse online.

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September 6, 2017

Sebum: Understanding what it is and how it works

If you have acne, there is a good chance that you have done a great deal of research. During your research, you may have come across the word sebum. This is because too much of this oily substance can cause acne breakouts. But what does this word really refer to?

Sebum is the oily substance that is produced by the sebaceous glands. Sebum is the substance that keeps the hair and skin properly moisturized. All in all, the body has a love-hate relationship with this substance. Too much of it will lead to oily skin and even cause acne. If the sebum is too little, you will end up with dry, cracked skin. The right amount of the substance will offer great skin protection.  

Needless to say, the sebaceous glands are found everywhere on your skin. The number of glands varies on different parts of the body. For example, the soles of your feet and palms don’t have these glands. The hands and feet don’t have as many glands. The forehead, chin and back have somewhere between 2,600 and 5,800 sebaceous glands per every 400 to 900 square centimeters. The ear canal also has the glands. It is also good to note that these glands can be affected directly by such hormones as adrenaline and testosterone. They work closely with both the pores and hair follicles of your body.

The reason as to why most people seek information on sebum is to learn how to control the excess sebum. If you are one of those people, there are a couple of things you can consider doing. However, it is good to note that the results are temporary. Below are some of the safe things you can do to reduce the production of the oily substance.

Wash your face

Washing your face will help get rid of the excess oil and will also reduce the risk of an acne breakout. You should make use of face cleansers at least 3 times a day. Always pat dry. However, you must understand that doing this will only temporarily improve the surface of your skin. Washing does not stop the production of sebum but only removes the sebum already on the skin.

Use toners

There are so many beauty products you can use and one of them is the toners. Cleansing the skin with a toner will help open the clogged pores and will subsequently help the skin to breathe. In the end, you will notice a reduction in the production of sebum.

Turmeric

Using turmeric will help reduce the amount of sebum that is secreted by the glands. You just add a couple of drops of lemon juice and water to make the scrub. The paste should be applied on the affected areas and left for 15 minutes before cleaning using lukewarm water.

Vitamin A

This is a vitamin needed for immune function, vision, good eyesight and healthy skin. Foods rich in this vitamin include sweet potatoes, liver, milk products, red pumpkin, dark leafy vegetables, dried apricots, tomatoes, eggs and carrots among others.

Hope the information on this post has helped you learn more about sebum. There is so much more information available, hence the need to keep learning.

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