In ‘The Mood’ Food

Sexy foods to get you in the mood. And some of them may surprise you…     Asparagus! Not only does it get your juices going its a great source of potassium, fibre, vitamin B6, vitamins A and C, and thiamin and folic acid. Phewph! The latter is said to boost histamine production necessary for the ability to reach orgasm in both sexes. Sneak some of these greens into your mans dinner…     Chocolate. We know this one! This little beauty makes the brain produce feel-good serotonin. Be sure to indulge in the dark variety though— it contains incredible amounts of antioxidants, whereas milk chocolate is just that: milk and sugar with very small amounts of cocoa. Naughty- in… Read More →

EAT YOURSELF YOUNG WITH ANTI AGEING CANDY!

Are you taking collagen shots yet?!” I figured that eating collagen was akin to using creams with collagen and could make no lasting difference to your skin. But according to Daniel, these shots had even softened the skin on his boyfriend’s feet and knees – a major achievement, apparently.   The next day, rather spookily, a box of rather tasty gummy bears appeared on my desk, made of hydrolysed collagen and vitamins. A hot Brazilian import, Beauty’in Beautycandy is currently flying off the shelves at Selfridges and is set to come to Boots in January.   Next, as if by magic, Thalgo sent me its Collagen Booster Youth & Beauty Elixir, ready-made shots of collagen, hyaluronic acid and vitamins that promise to make a… Read More →

The Deodorant you eat to keep you smelling sweet?!

Ok. Well this gave us a little giggle here at MIW. So we’ve all offered our friend a tic tac if they’re not smelling to fresh, but a sweet for your sweat?  Now that’s new!  A new piece of confectionery billed as “edible deodorant.” Beneo, an American nutrition and health company partnered with Bulgarian candy maker, Alpi, have developed sweets that will leave you smelling like a bed of roses.     Their website explains, “The innovative technology behind Deo Perfume Candy is based on research by Japanese scientists. Their studies showed that when ingested, rose oil exudes aromatic compounds, such as geraniol, through the skin. When evaporating through the skin, geraniol aromatizes it with a beautiful rose fragrance.” Too good to be true?… Read More →

Daily Beauty Buy: Revlon Colorstay Nail Enamel Base Coat

Make any nail polish last longer and look better with Revlon’s incredible base coat… You know the dilemma… you paint your nails perfectly with the season’s hottest shade – and then the next day you get a chip. It drives us mad! Fortunately, we’ve just discovered the secret to making your fave polish glide on (often eliminating the need for an extra coat) and last for days – and it’s Revlon® Colorstay Nail Enamel Base Coat. It bonds to nail surface to create a lasting base for nail enamel and extended manicure wear – we wouldn’t paint our nails without it now. Perfect for fingernails and toe nails, it will make your manis and pedis last twice as long  –… Read More →

Ten Easy Tips for a Healthier Diet

Ten tips to help keep a healthy lifestyle and diet: Eat small meals often through the day DON’T skip meals Eat a good amount of fibre with each meal Eat your proteins (fish, meat, dairy, nuts) Within reason, eat fresh fruits and vegetables with each meal Reduce the intake of refined carbohydrates (eat more whole-grains and less white breads and pasta etc) Reduce unhealthy saturated fats Reduce salt Reduce alcohol Drink plenty of water (thirst is often the same feeling as hunger) Make sure you treat yourself every so often though. Changing your diet can be hard so allow yourself a few treats every now and then. This will make sticking to it easier.

Strengthening and Sculpting your Legs and Bum

Having a great bum and great legs makes you feel confident and will leave a lasting impression on those watching you walk away ;). If you’re suffering from a lifeless behind then these exercises could help you sculpt the perfect you. Here are the best exercises to tone your bum and legs. Squats are the best exercise for you to do to tone, shape and strengthen your bum and legs. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. Keeping your back straight, push your bum out and bend at your knees. Your knees should be in line with your toes as you squat down towards the floor. Push through the heals of your feet when coming back up still keeping your… Read More →