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Sagging Jowl Cosmetic Procedures

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The picture above is shocking, and it's me. The first picture is the day I had two syringes of Juvederm Voluma XC. I was told this was completely normal and results would show within two weeks. The second picture is me after 13 days and I was thrilled with the results. While it's shocking I recommend Juvederm for the jowl area. Just maybe plan on not going anywhere for two weeks :-). Here are some other ways people are treating their sagging jowls.                                   (Photo credit: Newbeauty.com ) The lower area of the face can really show your age. Over time, the skin around our cheeks, mouth, andjawline begin to sag making it appear as if we're constantly frowning or even looking older then we really are. Lower facelifts that also target the neck are increasing in popularity. However, there are several non-surgical alternatives that can give you exceptional results with little to no downtime. These options are ideal for individuals who are exhibiting early

Jessica Simpson Lost 100 Pounds Without The Gym

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(Photo Credit: Starmagazine.com) After baby number three was born, Jessica Simpson, 39, admitted to tipping the scales at 240 lbs. She became motivated and determined to start living a healthier lifestyle and stripping away the added weight. With the help of her longtime trainer Harley Pasternak , Jessica Simpson lost 100 pounds without the gym. Like most mothers in Jessica's shoes, it was difficult for her because she had given birth three times in just 10 years. With the help of Pasternak, Jessica was able to shed 100 lbs in 6 months without having to enter a gym right away by following a holistic approach. Jess was never a fan of radical or fad diets she had to do in the past. No one could forget her amazing figure in the movie Dukes of Hazzard where she showed a physique she had never achieved before. However, that was a grueling diet and workout regimen that is close to impossible to maintain. For years now, Jessica has been a strong advocate for stepping her way into we

How to do Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is used in a lot of new and old diet programs and restricts that amount of time you're allowed to eat. Studies show that there are a number of health benefits to intermittent fasting whether you're doing it for religious or health reasons. When we fast, our bodies begin changing hormone levels and jump-start cellular repair to access stored body fat quicker. This process causes a decrease in insulin levels and an increase in human growth hormone to help facilitate fat burning. By reducing insulin resistance, you lower your risk of type 2 diabetes. It can also reduce oxidative stress and inflammation. Oxidative stress and inflammation in the body causes chronic diseases and aging. The part about intermittent fasting that becomes confusing is knowing when to eat and when not to eat.  The 16/8 Method This method I've found works best for me. With this method, you would eat during an 8 hour window and fast every day for 16 hours (including while y

What Is Ninety20 EMS Training?

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(Photo credit: 123rf.com) Ninety20 EMS (electrical muscle stimulation) training is a 20-minute workout session that is equivalent to a 90-minute high-intensity workout. I was introduced to it while watching the latest episode of The Real Housewives of Dallas and thought it sounded to good to be true. According to Ninety20.com,  this new craze is proven to be safe and effective by doctors, physiotherapists, health clinics, and sports universities. The workout engages your entire body and boasts a calorie burn of up to 500 calories in 20 minutes. You can choose to perform the workout with or without weights. Each session is led by personal trainers who are highly experienced in the Ninety20 workout. Depending on your lifestyle choices, you can expect to see results after 3-4 sessions. Over time, you can burn an additional 300-500 each day. The Ninety20 workout can decrease body fat and increase lean muscle mass at the same time. It's ideal for those who are recovering from inju