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  • InTravel

    Let Fashion Fly Away With You


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    Fashion on flights is never easy to master. While we worry about the clothes we’re packing, few of us consider our airplane outfit until the last minute. As such, it’s usually a cobbled affair, more aimed towards comfort than appearance. And, while there’s nothing wrong with that, it might be worth taking time to look good. You’ll feel groggy enough when you step off the plane, without having to worry about how you look.

    If in doubt that you can be fashionable 39,000 feet in the air, take inspiration from flight attendants. They experience multiple flights and look fantastic. Admittedly, they’re used to flying, but that doesn’t mean you can’t achieve the same. To ensure it happens, we’ve put together some handy flight fashion tips.

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    The chances are that your attention lies at the other end of the flight. So, why not pick an outfit you can go straight out in once you reach your destination? Putting your bikini on is always a good idea. Think, too, about slipping on a small t-shirt to serve you in a hotter climate. And, don’t forget to keep your sunnies to hand!


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    Of course, you can’t exactly get on a plane in a strap top and shorts. It might be cold when you’re heading to the airport! This applies to the journey home, too. You want to stay cool while you’re there, but you also need to consider something warm for the other end. That way, you can dress in winter clothes, and strip off for summer at the drop of a hat. Plus, this is a fantastic way to get around baggage allowance issues. Though, make sure you don’t layer up so much that you pass out on the flight!

    Casual but stylish

    Comfort is important. But, that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on appearance. A simple outfit of jeans, a jumper, and some pumps, is sure to look good. Plus, it’ll feel good. You’ll be able to move with ease, and fit plenty of layers under those basics. Whatever you do, avoid sportswear, or other options you wouldn’t usually wear out. As this article about improving your chances of getting an airline upgrade shows, you may have more need to impress than you’d expect. You don’t want to kiss goodbye to an upgrade just because you didn’t think about your outfit. Besides, you could be sitting next to your dream man!

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    Less makeup is more

    If you’re on a long-haul flight, a face full of makeup is the last thing you want. By the time you land, you can guarantee your eyeliner will be half-way down your face. Plus, liquid allowance means it’s not always easy to get your makeup on the plane with you. And besides, jolting around in the plane toilets isn’t the way to apply. Instead, opt for less. Pencil eyeliner is fine for flights, so wear this instead of liquid. Pair it with a bit of powder foundation, and the job’s done.

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  • InHealth

    Top Ways to Pamper Yourself During Periods


    Always unwelcome yet awaited guests of every month for a girl are her period. I know how hard it is to manage everything in those days. When hectic day turns into dull day, the burden can only be felt; neither can be expressed nor can be shared. Every minute of the day turns out to be extra cautious. Feel a bit light by following few tips which will surely make your periods no more unwelcomed.

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  • InTravel

    Packing For a Weekend Break

    When you’re a busy professional, especially one with young kids. It seems like packing and getting away on a holiday is a virtual impossibility. In the gig economy, many people are turning to self-employment in reaction to a brutal and capricious job market. While the spirit of entrepreneurship is always something to be celebrated. It is a harsh reality that every day spent out of work is a day spent losing money. For those looking to get away, a weekend break in a culturally rich or romantic city is often a great compromise. Booking a cheap flight to Paris, Venice or Berlin and a reasonably priced hotel can be a perfect opportunity for a young professional, but with so much to do and so little time (not to mention the limited luggage allowance), it can be difficult to know what to pack.

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  • InWedding

    Your Big Day: Those Last-Minute Wedding Checks

    Planning a wedding is notoriously stressful. If you have any kind of experience at all in planning anyone’s wedding day, you will know that there is always so much more to do than you initially believe. This is a common source of frustration, particularly for the bride and groom, but there are ways to alleviate the whole worry. One of the most sensible things you can do in the last few days in the run-up to the wedding is to carry out a last-minute check. There are a few essential items which should be double-checked at this last juncture.

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    However you are going to be arriving at your wedding, you absolutely need to make sure that it is definitely all arranged. If you are getting a taxi, then double-check with the taxi company that all is well. Similarly, if you are going for something more extravagant like a horse-and-carriage, be sure to specify the exact time that you need them to arrive. It might even be worth giving them a slightly early time. As the bride, you are welcome to be a little late on your wedding day – but you will probably find that you just want to get to the venue in good time anyway. Also be sure to check the transportation of other guests and the wedding party, if relevant to your day.

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    It goes without saying that you will want to document the day, so you should be sure to double-check that the photographer is definitely still on board. This is one of the most commonly overlooked parts of weddings, so you should make sure to do this early on in the last few days. It’s also worth shopping around a little earlier for a photographer who you feel you can genuinely trust. Having that trust will make a world of difference on the day, and it will be one less thing you need to be stressed about. Remember that you want the photographer to capture the whole day, so get them to arrive as early as possible.


    If you still have money owed to any of the vendors or other professionals, then it might be worth paying ahead of time before the day itself. If you get the financial concerns out-of-the-way early, then you don’t have to spend time on the day itself worrying about money. Especially when that is the last thing you want to be thinking about as you get married! Pay upfront, and you can always seek a refund if someone doesn’t show or the service is not what you expected.



    A great tip is to get your luggage taken in early so that you don’t even need to think about it on your big day. Doing this will save you a surprising amount of stress, and it will be luggage weight off your back in more ways than one. This is the ideal task to gift to a bridesmaid or close friend, so be sure to make use of them in that respect!

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  • InFashion, Wedding

    Wedding Fashion Tips

    If you’re going to be a guest at a wedding, you want to stand out. While you don’t want to take away from the bride, you certainly want to look your best. Here are a few wedding fashion tips to help you make a great impression without upstaging the bride. Coast also has a great selection of dresses.
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  • InDecor

    Interior Design Trends You´ll Be Loving This Autumn

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    The summer is leaving soon, and as the weather changes, so do we. If you got bored with your home’s interior, autumn is the right time for redesigning. Before you engage in this activity, stop for a minute and work on your budget. While remodeling your house can be really fun, it can empty your pockets as well. Try to be responsible, and search for the most affordable solutions. The text below will provide you with some useful ideas so you can start working on your own interior redecoration.

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    Mix up black and blue

    During the last year, the monochromatic scheme was trending, but the following winter will be painted black and blue with some white details. This combination of colors will give your home ultra-modern appearance. The goal with this color scheme is to transform your living space into a cozy and intimate area. This effect will be much more visible if you scatter a few ambient lights all over the place.
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    Color blocking

    This trend has dominated the catwalk in past years, and it’s the perfect time to get in your home. Color blocking is a bold and playful style of color matching and its main characteristic is contrast. Use opposed colors to achieve fresh and energetic appeal. You should go with mustard, teal, gray-blue and coral in order to achieve best results. Play with pastel colors and design your own geometric shapes above the bed or in a living room.

    Tiles are hot this fall

    Feel free to search for tiles on Instagram, and you’ll see how popular they are this season. People are making beautiful combinations and there are so many ideas available. Choose the best one for you and start building your bathroom mosaic. You can create one for the floor and totally different one for the wall. Play with shapes and eye-catching geometrics. You just need to start and see where it will lead you.
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    Go minimal

    One of the hottest trends this year, when it comes to interior design, is most certainly a combination of Japanese architecture and minimalism. This aesthetic inspired and influenced numerous interior styles. Check out Shou Sugi Ban and use this technique to work with your furniture. Of course, if you aren’t qualified for this, feel free to hire an experienced professional since the whole process might be dangerous. The final product will be a beautiful room with clean lines and natural materials which will help you to relax and stay focused at the same time.

    Decluttering is always “IN”

    Whatever you do regarding your interior, make sure to clean and declutter on regular basis. All these improvements won’t be efficient if there are tonnes of stacked papers on all flat surfaces. Because of that, get yourself a big black bag and start tossing stuff in it. Some design changes may force you to get rid of a few big pieces of furniture. If you don’t want to sell or donate them, go ahead and contact a storage company, such as Super Cheap Storage. Solutions they have to offer will meet all your needs. Once you’re done with cleaning, give your best to maintain that look.
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    Work on details

    Your interior will be appealing just in case you know how to work with details. The last year was all about malachite and marble, and there’s a different solution for upcoming winter. Use this autumn to get yourself some precious stones, such as agate and quartz. The best pick is, of course, rose quartz. If you still decide to buy marble instead, make sure you go with green and pink variants since traditional white ones are out.

    Can’t miss with plywood

    Plywood is maybe the hottest trend among architects this season, and everybody is going crazy about it. There are some museums that launched a big exhibition dedicated to this beautiful material. You can benefit so much with plywood since it’s durable, versatile and most of all, affordable. If you want to go with simple, raw look, you can’t miss with plywood.

    Final thoughts

    Act quickly if you want to get ready for the winter. Make an affordable plan and start working on your interior design. Think about the ideas mentioned above and choose those that are best for you. Keep yourself safe during remodeling and feel free to seek the professional help for all tasks you’re not qualified for. If you already have some experience and you have all the tools to get the job done, go ahead, roll up your sleeves and refresh your home in no time.

  • InHealth

    The Psychology Behind Looking Good To Feel Good

    When you look good, you feel good. It’s an age old expression that many of us live by. Putting some effort into our appearance can help us to have a more positive outlook on life feel better about ourselves. That improved attitude is a brilliant way to achieve your goals in life, but how exactly does it work? What is the psychology behind looking good to feel good?

    The Psychology Behind Looking Good To Feel Good
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    One thing that so many people struggle with is their self-esteem. Not having pride in yourself and believing in yourself can be a huge hurdle in life but putting taking pride in the way that you look is a great way to combat this. Your self-esteem is linked to so many important aspects of your life including your emotions, thought processes, your values, your goals and your relationships. Having low self-esteem will seriously damage your potential. Having higher self-esteem also affects the way that you interact with other people. Studies suggest that you’ll be far nicer to people and build more meaningful relationships. You may have things like scars or blemishes on your skin that you are self-conscious about so getting rid of them or covering them with makeup can give you a serious boost. But you don’t need to do anything that drastic. Even if you just browse for dresses and buy yourself a few nice outfits, it can make no end of difference to your confidence. When you look in the mirror and you know that you look great, you know that other people will think the same and it’ll greatly increase your self-esteem.

    Social Skills

    Social interactions are one of the most important factors in a healthy life. Without meaningful social encounters on a regular basis, people can start to feel lonely. Lots of mental health issues are massively increased by feelings of loneliness and isolation so it’s important that you are socializing often. People make judgments about others based on the way that they look so if you feel self-conscious about your appearance, you are likely to worry about how others perceive you. This means that you will be far more inclined to avoid social interactions altogether. Avoiding social interactions will make it far more difficult to make friendships and find relationships. This will have far reaching negative effects on all aspects of your life.  

    Emotional Health

    Feeling better about your outward appearance is often the first step to feeling better on the inside. If you are unhappy with the direction of your life and you want to make some big changes; altering your appearance and giving yourself a new look is a simple change that you can make, but it has a lot of symbolic significance. It marks a turning point in your life and can be the beginning of a drastic reinvention of yourself. Throwing out old outfits and replacing them with new ones can be a great symbolic gesture that represents leaving that part of your life behind and starting a new chapter.

    Looking good is the first step to making drastic positive changes in your life.

  • InHealth

    Sculpting The Body Of Your Dreams

    Nobody really thinks of themselves as fat; they think of themselves as a slim person wearing a fat suit that they can’t take off. They believe that if they were able to peel the layers of flab off their body, they would reveal their true, sexy, physique to the mirror. Fortunately, there is a way to peel off all those fat layers. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as just pulling them off. It will take a lot of hard work, but if you’re willing to put in the time, you can slowly begin chipping away at the excess to set your true body free.

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  • InLifestyle

    Gaining The Confidence To Flaunt Your Body On The Beach

    You work hard, now it’s time to play hard; by visiting the beach and enjoying the sun, sand, and company of friends and family. Who knows you may even meet someone you like and are physically attracted to while you’re walking the beach. If only it were that easy because many women are quite self-conscious about; how they look and if they have what it takes to grab the attention of people they want to. Getting the confidence to show your body is bikini ready, and in skimpy swimwear feels like an uphill battle at times. Even if you have an athletic figure and you work out regularly, sometimes your mind plays tricks on you, and you begin to raise the standard of what you should or shouldn’t look like. There are certainly some things you can do as a foundation from which to build up your self-esteem from.

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    Sexy bouncy skin
    The models we see on television and in magazines weren’t born like the unicorns they are made to look like; they’re human too. Not everybody has wonderfully healthy looking skin and in fact, to get that glowing look, it takes time and persistence. Our skin is the largest organ of our body, and it’s quite a volatile environment. The pores are trying to secrete sweat, so we stay cool, while the skin is also trying to stay protected by covering itself with natural oils. These oils do protect us from harm, such as the sun and chemical irritants up to an extent. They also swirl around the dirt and bacteria on the surface. After a shower, rub some cocoa butter or coconut lotion on your skin, to quickly replenish your skin with nutrients. The more you do this, the clearer and bouncier looking skin you’ll get.
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    Unwarranted hair

    Contrary to popular belief, yes, women are hairy. Of course, not nearly as much as men, but the female body does have thin and short hairs all over the body; we are mammals after all. When you’re going to the beach, you’ll be wearing a bikini, and thus these hairs will be out in the open. The most pooling and growth of bodily hair for women is around the private parts, the legs and armpits. You can shave your legs and armpits quite easily at home or anywhere in private really. Yet, for the bikini line, it’s a little more complicated because that area is sensitive. It’s wise not to use a shaver, but rather a pick of bikini trimmers. They have blades that are behind a guard, so you don’t cut yourself, but they still slice the hair at close proximity. Read through these reviews carefully and you’ll get an in-depth review of the pros and cons of each brand and product.

    The two most important things when you’re going to the beach; is to be confident in your own skin and prepare ahead of time. Make moisturizing your skin with the added aim of clearing your skin as part of your routine; especially after showering. It’s okay not to be as smooth as a baby’s bottom ‘naturally’ since human beings biologically grow hair all over our bodies. For the extra bit of confidence in your bikini; trim your hair. Wherever you want to not be so self-consumed with how you might appear to the guys sharing the beach with you.

  • InWedding

    Wedding Planning Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

    Planning the perfect wedding isn’t exactly easy, so most brides are only too happy to get some sound advice from people who’ve been there before. Unfortunately, a lot of the time, they don’t get the kind of solid advice that really matters, and that really helps to make the wedding come together and go off without a hitch. I’m here to change that. Here are some wedding planning tips and tricks you really do need to know:

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  • InHealth

    The Many Benefits Of Showering With Cold Water

    Besides the severe climate and dropping heats outside, utilizing hot water can sometimes dehydrate out our skin and hair. It may be very tempting for a person to want to submerge into a hot bath or relax under your thermostatic shower system in a steamy shower. Cold water is known to be better for you. Unlike hot water, it does not dry skin and hair, making them prone to damage. While there is no way to repair years of damage done instantly, there are some simple tips that can aid in that remedy. Some shampoos, conditioners and leave-in products can help reduce the damage by introducing vitamins and some oils back into our hair. There are advantages to both hot and cold water.

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    Washing your hair in lukewarm water, however, is the best. Hot water tends to burn it and causes it to dry out. It has the same effects as a curling iron or a flat iron. If the water is too hot, it will scald the shaft and the scalp. That will not help the damage that is already done and will cause further damage! It can also become brittle and fade, for those with color treated hair. You can help repair and tame your hair by using the right water temperature.
    Your shaft and scalp both need the natural oils that are produced by going a few days without washing. When you wash daily, you strip your hair of those oils, and it can become greasy or dry; depending on your hair type.

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    Both our skin and our hair are secured by a layer of natural oil or oil called sebum. Boiling water can become destroy that layer of sebum, making our skin to dry and cause fragileness. If we go specifically out after a hot shower, Hot water can likewise prompt the pores getting clogged. Cold showers are one of the best anti-aging secrets that keep your skin tight, versatile, energetic, and brilliant looking. They can likewise prompt more grounded hair, which can keep it from rapidly dropping out and back off general balding.
    High-temperature water dries out your hair depriving it of its common, solid oils. After you wash your hair in warm water, utilizing both your cleanser and conditioner, showering in cold water helps support hair firmness. This aids hair quality and even accompanies the additional advantage of glossy, less crimped showing up hair. If you have a natural hair, this is a major factor since healthy hair tends to be more of the unusual size!
    The cold water will lock in the oils and chemicals from the shampoo. Cold water closes the pores. When the water hits your scalp and hair, the pores will close without the hair fully being cleansed. That will lead to oily hair, itchy scalp and frequent showers for your hair to feel clean again. What you want is for the vitamins to be locked into your hair and not the shampoo. Washing your hair with luke warm water will aid in the vitamins being absorbed, but not the shampoo or conditioner chemicals. Since the lukewarm water washes the scalp clean with no residue, you won’t have to wash your hair as frequently.

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    Reduced Stress
    It cools you down man… seriously; then you can adapt to any stress anybody throws at you.
    Two great de-stressing things happen. That is, your uric acid level is lowered – one of your bodily waste products that can cause painful Gout or Kidney Stones. And the level of Glutathione in your blood is increased – the absolute master detoxifier for your immune system.
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    The extra oxygen provided by an increased breathing rate as well as a faster heart beat will kick every synopsis and organ – especially the brain, into a super-accelerated high gear that will last for as long as you need it.
    Your Self-Discipline and Will Power are Super-Charged
    Discipline and willpower are two very human factors that I believe are so closely related that they need to be mentioned together… and taking a daily natural cold water shower is a test for both – at the same time.
    If your will-power gets you through the initial stages of this health-strengthening habit, then your self-discipline cannot be faulted… simple..!
    Alleviate Depression
    It’s all about brain-freeze I think… Noradrenaline, a chemical that plays a big part in the calming of depression, is activated under a cold shower.
    There have also been studies that have confirmed the fact that an overall anti-depressive effect is gained when the brain receives heavy amounts of electrical impulse signals due to the cold-water “shock.”
    Improved Post-Exercise Recovery
    It’s an age-old tradition and well-known remedy for tired and aching muscles… professional athletes will often partake of an ice-bath for speedier muscle recovery.
    Again there are studies that have confirmed the effectiveness of ice water treatment for aching and even injured muscles and tendons – it simply works by helping to dilute lactic acid… and where a cold shower hasn’t quite got the major muscle fixing power of a solid freezing dunk in an ice bath, it goes a long way to being effective enough – and isn’t quite so “heart-stopping”… believe it or not..!
    Raise Testosterone and Fertility Levels in Men
    It’s been a known fact for a long time that regular HOT bathing reduces a guys’ sperm count… a lot… whereas a cold dunk has been proved to effectively improve that sperm count up to a massive 400+%… there’s a reason those things hang outside us guys’ body you know – it’s cooler than inside..!
    And that all goes hand-in-hand with the Testosterone levels – hot = low… cold = high… simple..!
    Improved Immune System
    A British study proved that regular cold showers increased the circulation of disease-fighting white blood cells – regular hot showering just doesn’t make the grade when it comes to revving-up our biggest natural defense system.
    Fat Loss
    There are two types of fat in our bodies, white and “brown”… and the brown fat is the ‘good’ fat – it is the heat generator for your body.
    A cold shower stimulates the brown fat (why do you think all those Tibetan monks are so lean..?) with the result that extra calories are burned to keep your internals warm and cozy while you suffer the onslaught of freezing water – over time, this can lead to a substantial fat loss.

    The Many Benefits Of Showering With Cold Water

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