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Hairstylist Marcus Francis created Kirsten Dunst’s hairstyle for Cannes 2012. “Kirsten’s look for the premiere was all about cool young glamour, as sometimes many overdo it for the red carpet. The moment needed to be about the fuchsia dress!”
How to get Kirsten Dunst’s hairstyle
Celebrity chef and brunette beauty Giada De Laurentiis is cooking up something outside of the kitchen—a beauty deal! De Laurentiis, the star of Food Network’s “Giada at Home,” has partnered with Clairol Natural Instincts as their new celebrity ambassador. In her very first beauty partnership, the chef, cookbook author and lifestyle expert will show off her healthy, radiant looking hair color in the brand’s campaign starting this July 2012.
Hairstylist Giannandrea created Reese Witherspoon’s hairstyle for Cannes Film Festival 2012. “The inspiration For Reese Witherspoon hair style for premiere of Mud in Cannes 2012 was true classic elegance. A modern take on the French twist.”
How to get Reese Witherspoon’s hairstyle
“My idea was to create a modern version of the French twist for Reese, a Versace sapphire Goddess!
Makeup Artist Beau Nelson created the makeup look for Kristen Stewart At The 2012 Cannes Film Festival. “For Kristen’s red hot Reem Acra dress, I wanted to do something special and very modern Hollywood.”
How to get Kristen Stewart’s makeup look
Nicole Scherzinger brought the heat for Memorial Day weekend showing off her summer style wearing a Bill Blass jumpsuit to The Monaco Grand Prix on Monday, May 28th, 2012. Scherzinger spent the weekend relaxing in Monaco to support boyfriend Lewis Hamilton who was competing. Her Men in Black 3 co-star, Will Smith was also in attendance.
There are certain factors that are well known to contribute to high blood pressure and they include poor diet, obesity, sedentary lifestyle and family history. In addition, there are also several other factors, which can cause an elevated blood pressure condition.
These include stress, lifestyle and certain environmental conditions. Recognizing and altering these factors can directly affect your BP and may even negate the need for prescription drugs.
A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology, depicted the hypertensive effect of chronic alcohol consumption. Studies from the New England Journal of Medicine correlate nicotine consumption from cigarettes and smokeless tobacco with an elevation in BP. Even the daily consumption of coffee has been implicated in hypertension, as reported in the American Journal of Cardiology.
It has long been known that stress can greatly affect BP and, more importantly, how an individual handles stress. Clinical studies have proven that a reduction in stress can be achieved from mind/body medicine such as biofeedback, meditation, yoga, and relaxation exercises. These have all shown to be effective in lowering blood pressure naturally.
Other natural ways to manage hypertension naturally include exercise, diet, certain supplements and herbs. It has long been known that maintaining a normal weight will help to keep blood pressure within a normal range.
Physical activity helps with keeping the pounds off but moderate exercise, specifically aerobics, can lower blood pressure directly. In fact a 1990 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association indicated that those who engage in regular aerobic activity might not need prescription medication to control their blood pressure if it isn’t too severe.
Your diet can be a very effective means of keeping your BP within a normal range. Your first steps would be to consume a diet as described in the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH).
The DASH diet is rich in fiber, high in potassium, calcium, and magnesium from vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, low fat dairy or dairy substitutes. Saturated fat and sodium should be avoided while total fat from monounsaturated and polyunsaturated sources should total 30% of calories.
Reducing your sodium intake also has an additional benefit. An article in the Journal of the American Medical association, showed the relationship between dietary sodium and cardiovascular disease risk in overweight and non-overweight individuals. The article concluded that high sodium consumption is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality in overweight individuals.
Nicole Scherzinger looked fabulous last night at the premiere of the ‘Men in Black III‘ movie. She wore Lorraine Schwartz yellow-gold and white rose-cut diamond earrings, a yellow and orange rose-cut diamond dome ring, a yellow diamond geometric ring, and a yellow diamond leaf ring.
Loving my new Kenneth Cole shoes they are super comfortable for day or night or just all day, ha!
English actress Emilia Clarke attended the SKY Atlantic HD Launch Party for Game of Thrones in Hamburg, Germany on Wednesday, May 23rd in Halston Heritage Summer 2012 “Satin Organza Couture Gown” in black and Halston Heritage Fall 2012 “Organic Convertible Clutch” in black.
Celebrity makeup artist Todd Delano bestowed Katy Perry with a glamorous twist on 90’s goth using products from Lancôme. The result: classically lined and defined eyes, perfectly contoured cheeks and bold, wine-colored lips.
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NEW! Blush Subtil Palette in Nectar Lace (out August 2012)