Sometimes we feel that we need to spend a fortune on high-quality products to really take care of our bodies and our health. In fact, living a better lifestyle does not depend only on the things we can consume, since there are many cheap alternatives that we can try with a dose of creativity and determination.
To help you on your journey of self-improvement, We have prepared these 5 tips that will not cost you anything.
5 Ways to Improve Your Body Image
Exercises to get rid of a double chin.
There are some simple and easy exercises that you can do to treat your double chin:
- Tilt your head back and look toward the ceiling.
- Push your lower jaw to feel a stretch under your chin.
- Hold it for 10 seconds.
There is also this one that you can follow:
- Tilt your head back and look at the ceiling.
- Tilt to the right.
- Slide your bottom jaw forward.
- Hold for 10 seconds.
- Repeat the same movement, with your head turned to the left.
Make a body scrub with coffee grounds.
After a nice hot cup of coffee, you can combine used coffee grounds with other ingredients you have around the house to make a body scrub without spending a dime. You will need to:
- 2 tablespoons of ground coffee.
- 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar.
- 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
Mix everything well and store in a glass jar, use it to exfoliate your face and body while you shower. This blend has many benefits such as reducing cellulite, preventing aging, and improving circulation.
Improvise exercise tools with things you have in your home.
Contrary to what fitness salespeople say, you don’t need to buy a lot of fancy equipment to start working out and getting healthy. An equally valid solution is to be creative and improvise with things you have at home.
Of course, it won’t be the same as the latest ab trimmer on TV, but if you push yourself hard enough to do the exercises, the result will be just as good. You can use water bottles filled with sand as dumbbells or other heavy objects, basically anything you can think of.
Learn workout sessions from internet videos.
The Internet is an amazing tool that we can use to learn all sorts of things, and in most cases, for free. That way, you can also use it to learn exercises that will help you get the best results.
Since we have a wide variety of content on these platforms, you can choose which routine best suits your preferences, your lifestyle, and your schedule.
Remove your body hair at home with sugar wax.
If you can’t get to a salon for a shave every time and want a better alternative to razor blades, try making your own sugar wax, which only requires a few ingredients and can be made at home at no extra cost. cost. For this recipe, you will need:
- 2 cups of granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons of water
- 1 tablespoon of salt
Melt everything in a saucepan over medium-high heat and stir once it starts to boil to mix everything up. Let it continue cooking until it takes on a caramelized color, like honey. When done, transfer to a container and let cool. You can reheat the mixture and use it again.
Before waxing you have to follow a few steps: clean the skin, do a gentle exfoliation to remove dead cells, apply powder to remove excess moisture, and a little oil, so that the hair sticks easily.
Wax should always be applied in the direction of hair growth and removed in the opposite direction. Be sure to test to see that it is not too hot before applying, especially on sensitive areas.
Do you have any tips that you use to get healthier without spending a lot of money? What’s that? We’d love to know in the comments.
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