We all know that no one is perfect, but sometimes we can’t help but sweat the small stuff, especially being in a bikini at the beach! Here are some things we all worry about which we shouldn't!
A little bit of cellulite never hurt anyone! Believe it or not cellulite can be hereditary. There are ways to eat healthy and avoid it, but for most women it will be a part of your life! Why do we stress about it?! Our bodies are beautiful and cellulite by no means should be seen any differently!
Some of us have them and some of us don’t, either way it’s OK! Love handles have that name for a reason…more to grab onto! Don’t compare yourself to others! As long as you are happy and healthy you should embrace your body!
Skin blemishes, Birthmarks and Imperfections
We all have some sort of skin imperfection, whether they are birthmarks, freckles or pimples. We are always fussing about our skin and making a big deal over things that are things that are 100% natural and believe it or not – Normal! We encourage girls to be themselves, especially at the beach. Take off your make up, put on your sunscreen and just enjoy the sun, sand and ocean!
Physical scars are nothing to be ashamed of. Many girls are self conscious thinking that others will judge them but they are just part of life and life is beautiful!
A bit of a bloat
As hard as we all work to get that washboard flat stomach it’s only natural to have some shape to the profile of your stomach, even some of the fittest girls will still have this. Embrace your stomach and its natural shape!
Summer is on its way out, but if you’re anything like us, you’re trying to squeeze in as much last-minute beach time as possible. Although we never tire of classic, tousled beach waves, we’ve been lusting after some other looks that will help keep your hair up and safe from the ocean spray. Keep reading to see our 4 favorite styles to rock at the beach this summer.
This is an amazing “Crop Top Arms and Abs” workout. These moves target the arms and core at the same time, giving you that sexy midsection and toned arms to look amazing in those summery crop tops!
1. Triceps dip with leg lift x12 – Start with your feet flexed in front of you and your hands underneath your shoulders so that your fingertips are pointing towards you feet, hips raised as high possible. Bend your elbows behind you while lifting one leg straight up in the air. Bring your leg back down and repeat on the other side. This move is the best way to beat that back of the arm flab
2. Mountain climbers x20 – Begin in a push-up position and try to keep your hips down, bring your right knee towards your chest, alternating sides quickly.
3. Plank walkout with shoulder tap x12 – Begin standing, lower your arms to the floor and walk your hands forward until you are in push-up position. Then, lift one hand and touch the opposite shoulder, repeat on the other shoulder and then walk your hands back towards your feet and stand up.
4. Crunches x12 – Be sure to lift your shoulders off the ground!
5. Leg lifts x12 – Lie face-up on the floor, with your hands by or underneath your hips. Raise your legs until they are perpendicular to the floor. Slowly and controlled, lower your legs back down to starting position.
6. Bicycle crunches x12 each side – Lying face-up, tighten your core, lift your head off the floor with hands behind your head, and simultaneously bring your right elbow toward your left knee, while straightening your right leg. Repeat on the other elbow/leg, making it a continuous motion.
7. Plank for 1 minute – Go into a forearm plank and hold for 1 minute, or more if you can!
Repeat this circuit three times, and hydrate with lots of water. Most importantly remember to HAVE FUN!
source: Tash Oakley from A Bikini A Day
Even though it's still cold in some areas, Spring is almost here and I'm sure a lot of you are ready to embrace warm weather! We all know I love to find creative ways to wear scarves. Since scarf season is upon us, here are new ideas to use scarves as DIY dresses.
ADD SOME STYLE TO YOUR SCARF
Video & Creativity by Michelle Phan
With the wind chill factor rising and temps plummeting, many are flocking to warmer destinations to catch some rays and sip their favorite tropical drink. Do you really want to spend another Saturday morning shoveling snow when you could be prancing around in a bikini ? That’s obviously a rhetorical question.
Once you’re done selecting your white-sandy beach haven, and booked all the reservations, it’s time to start thinking about your wardrobe! Whether you’ve decided to travel to picturesque Ko Phi Phi, Thailand, or lush Tulum, Mexico, your attire must be fabulous.
It can be stressful to select the perfect beach-chic ensemble or choosing the right fabric for your tropical destination, so Casa Lovina did the hard work for you and picked out 5 looks perfect for frolicking on the sand or around town.
Here are the general rules, the best fabrics for tropical climates are made from natural materials such as rayon, cotton, linen and silk. These materials tend to breathe more than synthetics such as polyester do, and they come in a variety of colors and thicknesses. Cotton, especially, is an ideal material for a tropical climate because it can be washed and dried. As you accumulate sweat in a hot climate, the ability to wash your clothing quickly and easily in a machine is a definite advantage. Silk and linen can both be made in washable variations as well.
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