I have no love for wearing a glove during your workouts. Not only are they a breeding ground for bacteria and fungus, they do not protect your hands from callousing. They kill your grip strength on pulling exercises and can add inches to already thick bars making it even harder. They can screw your technique.
The thickness of the gloves can make it difficult to keep the bar close to your wrist on bench and press leading to rolling of the wrists which causes injury. The only time I play it safe and wear a glove is if it’s freezing conditions or I have an abrasion so I don’t get an infection. If you are worried about rough palms then Brandon says, ” Get a manicure!” So next time you lift, do it bare!
Want an easy trick to a fabulous dewy complexion? Drink water with fresh organic mint! One glass a day of this lively libation is all it takes. For a more intense effect, boil the mint leaves in water and then put in the ice box to cool. This will bring your skin radiant enjoyMINT!
Here’s a quick and easy way to make your own sunscreen. Get a bottle of your favorite body lotion and or face lotion (that does NOT contain citrus oils!) and simply add a couple tablespoons of Zinc Oxide, then mix well. I will post an all home made version closer to summer. Now go have fun in the autumn and winter sun!
HOW TO CHOP YOUR CHOPS!
Most guys have serious issues trimming their sideburns correctly. It is the difference between looking well-groomed and looking well…ridiculous . This is how to make them complement your face shape and cut. Women help your guy out , I can’t be the only person noticing and bothered by this!!
SHORT- Stubbs that stop at the top of the ear..try these with a flattop or if you are 12. Leave them their natural width but trim them frequently with an electric razor so they don’t get bushy. And if you have a big round face ( or have gone through puberty) don’t go short or your face will only look rounder.
MEDIUM- Mid-length sideburns should be cropped right above the cartilage in the middle of your ear. I like to pair these burns with a basic short, tight back and sides cut.These don’t need as much attention as their pre pubescent counterpart. These look great with a little scruff and if your face is oval this is your burn. Anything longer and you might look like Mr. Ed.
LONG- If you have the look and the face to wear these fab chops (my fave) make sure they are done right. A great tip to use when shaping this burn is to mimic the cut of your jeans! Im a bootcut boy and flare slightly at the bottoms. Just don’t dip below the hollows of your cheeks. If you’re going retro then you can let them grow past the bottom of your ear. Guys with square faces and a hairstyle with height on top ( pompadour, faux hawk) this mutton is a must.
GETTING EVEN- Most guys make the mistake of using their earlobes as a guide, but they’re not always at the same height! Instead, place your index fingers at the bottoms of your sideburns and imagine a line running between them across your face. Groom them every few days using a trimmer with a guard.
If you are always traveling to other far away kingdoms and lands, it is easy to forget some of your magical product potions! If your shape is shifting into an unrecognizable animal, this mystic trick will transform your hair back into the divine “do” it was born to be! Just “raise the bar”… a wet bar of soap! Use it to sculpt and style! Men also love the matte finish it gives their strapping styles. Now that’s a look you can wear…woof!
Joe Manganiello as True Blood’s “Alcide” is one hot dog that should be careful not to drop the soap!
MYSTIFYING SKIN PROTECTION
Did you know that Green Tea is also good for your hair and skin? It helps protect against harmful UVA rays. Just keep a little spray bottle of it and mist on your face and hair throughout the day for a little added protection!
WITCHES MAGIC APPLE TONER
This is no ordinary apple toner, it’s wishing apple toner. One bite…umm I mean spray… and all your derma dreams will come true. Oh yes fairest one and charming princes, now make a bottle and spray it on! Your brew is easy to make, just mix 2/3 ALCOHOL FREE witch hazel and 1/3 RAW apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar contains gentle exfoliating acids to calm acne and balance the pH of your beautiful skin of snow. This homemade spray will also allow your moisturizer to absorb quickly and evenly and is excellent for any type of Acne and break outs on any part of your body!
Look! On the skin! The symbol of what lies within. ~ The Evil Queen
Kristen Stewart is the fairest of them all!
STICKY FINGERS FACE WASH
This sweet face wash will prevent breakouts and leave your face fresh as a daisy! The antibacterial properties in honey work to inhibit acne. Additionally, it removes excess oil but leaves skin moisturized and clean. This natural wash can be used on any part of your body. Just slightly dampen your fingers and massage about 1/2 teaspoon of raw honey over dry face and then rinse. Your bee-autiful skin will have them swarming!
One of the biggest signs of aging is teeth discoloration, you will literally look years younger to others just by whitening your teeth. I am told all of the time how white and bright my smile is and yours can be too just by this simple home made remedy. I avoid puting traditional harsh chemicals in my mouth that are used for teeth bleaching. We all know about baking soda and salt, or baking soda and hydrogen peroxide mixtures for whitening, but this one works just as great. Orange Peels and Bay Leaves! That’s it! Make sure you dry the orange peels out ( vitamin c can be harsh on your teeth), and the bay leaves should be dried and crushed finely. Put the bay leaves on the white part of the orange rind and gently rub against your chops. The combo of these will leave your smile sparkling. Caution- too much teeth brightening, even if it’s home made, can be harmful to your enamel.