The Aromatic Pet

In Elizabethan times, the best perfumes would make one smell ‘as sweet as any lady’s dog’. Contrary to what you may be thinking, this was never said in jest. Indeed, the animal would have costly aromatics rubbed into its coat before being carried around by its owner when making social calls. Judging by the soporific […]

Home Sweet Home – Essential Oils in Your House

Although essential oils are potent antiseptics, most are too expensive for the average homemaker to use freely for such purposes as one would normally use household disinfectant, so the best way to ensure that your home is fragrant and germ free is to make good use of the vaporiser. However, there are several other ways […]

How the Reformer Can Open and Tighten Your Hips

To many people today the dream of firm, perfectly toned and supple hips remains just that: a dream. Firming up the muscles of the hips is a never ending battle, and sadly, a losing battle, especially for most women. I have seen women with good upper bodies and good legs but with hips that are […]

How to Gain Body Mass on Women’s Legs

In the era when we spend hour after hour sitting in front of the computer working, chatting or simply browsing, staying fit and healthy has become one of the major concerns. Therefore, one of the biggest dilemmas nowadays is which fitness program to enrol, or more precisely how to pick one from a wide offer. […]

How to Suck in Your Upper Diaphragm in Yoga

Proper diaphragm usage is the key Resting on the base of your rib cage is the diaphragm, a huge oval shaped muscle resembling a dinner plate turned upside down. It’s connected from the back, alongside your lower ribs and up to the front. As you inhale, the diaphragm muscle is pulled downwards as it contracts, […]

How to Drop Excess Fat Utilizing Zumba Weight Loss Rules

What is Zumba? Zumba is exercising regime that created in mid 90’s and consists of aerobics and different kinds of dances. In the beginning people danced to samba, rumba and salsa. Nowadays, other genres such as jazz or hip hop for example are used in classes too. It also contains elements of martial arts and […]

Pilates Ball Exercises

Exercise got you down? Want to shake up your routine? Well, have a ball! An exercise ball, that is! The use of an exercise ball (also known as pilates ball or Swiss ball) can provide much-needed variety in your regular workout regimen. Exercise balls are user-friendly enough that novices can use them right away, to […]

How to Lose Belly Fat Holistically After Age 49

After we have turned 40, we have all noticed that getting rid of that belly fat is getting harder and harder every year. Saying no to deserts is no longer helping. Not even asking for smaller portions. Those jeans just seem to keep getting smaller every year. No wonder. After we have turned 40 our […]

Basic Procedures for Perfume Making

Most commercial perfumes and colognes are suspended in alcohol, usually ethanol. Essential oils can be partially suspended in distilled water or in rosewater or orange flower water. The aromatic material will float on the surface so the mixture will need to be poured through a coffee filter paper before use: that is, unless you don’t […]