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Most of us would like a perfect pair of legs. Whilst some of us are blessed with more naturally beautiful thighs and calves than others, there are steps that we can all take to make our legs more luscious. Here are just few tips for achieving a killer pair of legs.

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Kick your lazy habits

Whether your legs are too plump or too skinny, regular exercise will help to get them in shape. Most physical activities are good for the legs from running to cycling to swimming. There are then specific exercises such as squats and lunges that can help tone them up further. The key is spend less time lazing around on a sofa. That doesn’t mean you can’t get your fix of evening TV – you can still do many exercises in your living room (you could even buy an exercise bike or a treadmill). Walking/cycling more and using the car less can also help, whilst sites such as http://www.healthline.com have some great ‘deskercise’ workouts for those with sedentary office jobs.

Run a razor over those legs

Razors are still one of the healthiest ways to lose the leg hair. Hair removal creams may cause skin irritation, whilst waxing regularly causes ingrown hairs. Whilst using a razor-shaving has to be done more regularly, it’s the best option for your skin. Of course, a good razor will limit those nips and cuts and will result in a smoother shave. Comparison sites like http://www.bestproducts.com/ can help you find the best razor.

Stamp out cellulite

For many women, finding cellulite on their legs is a disaster. Fortunately, as sites such as http://www.cellulite.com/ prove, there are many ways to get rid of the orange peel look such as exercising, exfoliating and using special creams to reduce its appearance. A more drastic option is surgery, but this should only be for those with serious cellulite as such treatment can be costly.

Dash dry skin with moisturizer

Dry skin can occur for a variety of reasons. As we get older, our skin will naturally begin to dry out, as it stops producing as much ‘sebum’ – our skin’s natural moisturizing oil. Using a moisturizer as a substitute can help provide our skin with the oils it needs. Legs tend to get particularly dry on the knees and shins. You can never start moisturizing too early, as well as stopping your skin from being as dry it will delay wrinkles, leaving you with smoother legs for longer.

Tread carefully in the sun

Soaking up the sun can help achieve a sexy tan, but the UV rays won’t be doing any good for our legs in the long run. The sun is the leading cause of wrinkles, particularly when we let our skin burn. Putting on sun lotion can prevent burning, whilst after-sun can limit the damaging effect of sunburn. Another way of achieving those bronzed legs could of course be to slap on some fake tan. Yes, it’s not as cool as the real thing, but it’s far healthier for the skin.

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There are so many reasons why women want to exercise, especially in the build up to the summer months. Most women do it to trim their unwanted belly fat, or lose weight in general, or get their legs that little bit more toned, shape their arms more or get that six-pack they keep seeing on the covers of women’s health magazines. These are the most common reasons why, as well as health reasons because, well, heart disease doesn’t sound like much fun.

What most women don’t realize, however, are the other benefits they are reaping from doing exercise. Without even realizing it, you are eating from the buffet of beautification and it is amazing, it is part of the reason it makes our list of things you should do everyday. So, if you’re struggling with getting out of the bed and just doing your everyday exercise then we recommend that you give a little thought to these beautiful bonus benefits because they’ll make you leap from your mattress like a spring lamb.

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The Glow

If you’re relying on lotions and potions to make your skin glow then you are wasting your money because nothing nourishes your skin and revitalizes your look more than exercise. Seriously. Instead of putting a face mask on try going for a jog to give you skin a burst of oxygenated blood that boosts your glow instantly. Yes, running is great for your heart and health in general, but it makes you look vibrant and beautiful too.

The Ageing Process

You may be thinking to yourself, this is nothing new, and you are right. Exercise has been known to reverse the effects of aging for a long time now. But it isn’t just your mental aging process that gets a lovely turnaround, it is your physical appearance too. Yeah, we are talking about the saggy boob worry that all women worry about. Don’t worry, though, there are solutions and they include exercise. Chest press, push-ups,  arm raises; they all help strengthen your chest muscles which improve firmness and shape of your boobs. Is there any more motivation to get to the gym than knowing it is going to make your boobs look better.

The Cellulite

Exercise doesn’t just tone your legs and allow you to get that dreamy snapshot of your slim pins as a silhouette against some gorgeous sunset. Oh no. Exercise, especially activities like yoga, can actually smooth out your spongy thighs. The science is complex, but yoga basically helps lymph (the fluid that carries white blood cells, remember) flow more freely through fatty areas, which flushes out toxins and thus reduces cellulite. That is what we all want to hear, right? Ba-bye cellulite.

The Hair

Yup, yup, yup. Exercise can also give your hair that much-needed workout it needs and help you get those luscious locks you have visited many a salon to get. How can this be possible? Well, exercise improves blood flow around your body, including the blood flow to your scalp. This then works to keep your hair healthier and stronger, and it will look that way too. Not only that, but exercise has been known to punch stress in the face, and that will also help your hair look simply stunning.

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They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and while that is definitely the case, it’s not always that easy to be kind when you’re looking at yourself. For whatever reason, we always want more. We want to be more beautiful, healthier, and happier. So much so, that it can feel like we’re on an endless mission to make it happen. Now, knowing that you can get there in half the time is a good thing, right? Well, you can. Beauty tips exist for a reason: to be used. So read on, discover something new and start liking what you see when you look at yourself, by finally becoming the best version of yourself.

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Sleep Straight

A lot of people underestimate the importance of sleep. Sleeping not only helps us to get more energy, but it’s also great for beauty too. Hence the saying ‘beauty sleep’. When you sleep well (think 7 hours or more), your body can repair. When it repairs, collagen is made! And we all know that collagen is a wonder for keeping wrinkles at bay. Plus, if you can, try to sleep on your back – it’s the only way to stop your skin from wrinkling while you sleep.

Love Oils

If you’ve always wanted to improve the appearance of your hair, you’re going to want to start showing oils some love. You might think that oils will make your hair greasier, but when you use them correctly, they do the exact opposite. They’re nourishing, smoothing and even give your hair that celeb-grade shine. Add coconut, argan, or almond oil to your ends, and you’ll soon notice a difference.

Reducing Cellulite

Cellulite is something we all suffer from. No matter how big or small your body is, all women have cellulite somewhere, at some point in their lives. You think that would make it all the more accepting, but it doesn’t. So, instead, we need to work on that. But, before you rush ahead and think you need liposuction to fix it, you can try home remedies. Body brushing is a great way to increase blood flow and break down your cellulite and reduce it’s appearance. So give it a try before you opt for more radical alternatives.

Brighten Up

We always think about our body size and how we look, but we often neglect some of the more important details – like our eyes. Our eyes have the power to say so much. They express emotions and display our health. So, you need to start taking more care. Eye drops are a way to do that, especially the kind that keep them moisturized and brighten up the whites.

Boosting Radiance

If there were one eternal beauty issue that we’d all be chasing the answer for, it would be radiant skin. Skin care can cover so much, but when your skin is fresh, radiant and dewy, nothing else matters. Despite popular opinion, radiant skin is attainable. By exfoliating regularly to remove dead skill cells and staying hydrated (both inside with water and outside with moisturizer), radiant skin can quite easily be yours.

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