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Oh Mio!!

I was spoilt recently at the ever so sophisticated and chic Langaro Wellness Centre in Camps Bay with a Mio high intensity body treatment, a cellulite smoothing treatment to be precise….Langaro

What was promised for the Shrink to Fit what I experienced:

“Deep tissue and lymphatic Mio massage to lift, tighten and tone your hips and thighs, reducing saddlebags and dimpling. Powerful actives stimulate circulation, removing toxins, tightening up spongy skin, leaving smooth, firm, fitter looking legs and a perter tigher butt.”

mioYes, maybe like you reading this, I rolled my eyes a bit when I read that too, but having had such a great experience with the Mio Liquid Yoga Bath Soak, I thought to myself for a well established brand, Mio to make such claims there has to be something to it, right? Also, could they live up to simply how amazing their divine Liquid Yoga was? Well, plainly, the answer is yes. Its not everyday you have such sharp focus on your thighs at a salon or spa environment, or ever really…. but they certainly make your thighs and butt work hard. This treatment is just like squatting but, for lazy people!

Mio Shrink to Fit Treatment

To being with you start off by getting undressed and donning a sexy disposable G-string and lying face down onto a gorgeous spa bed. Once you are comfortable and cocooned in towels and blankets to keep you warm, one thigh and bum cheek exposed the therapist starts by buffing your thighs and bum with an extremely active scrub which contains glycolic acid (this is for professional use only) in order to stimulate the cellulite cells and promote circulation in the thigh/buttocks region, this product is so active you can feel it tingle on your skin and the active ingredients last on the skin for up to 12 hours after the treatment. This buff is followed by an application of  Mio Skin Tight Serum which is easily absorbed by the skin being that it is a serum, then some Shrink To Fit cream is buffed into the skin – both of which are at home treatment products which are recommended for on-going maintenance. The buff is probably the most unpleasant ‘rough’ part as it is rather rough and intensive, at times it could feel as though your bum was getting smacked but this is the simple process of waking your cellulite cells up or possibly even beating them awake as they are lazy little buggars! Both of these products, the Mio Skin Tight Serum and Mio Shrink to Fit are quickly absorbed into the freshly buffed and exfoliated skin due to all the excess dead skin having been removed by extensive buffing and the circulation going.  Then a salon use only masque which is filled with green algae is applied to the thighs and bum and left to work its magic, covered by a small plastic sheet and it works by drawing out toxins and even making the area sweat out all the baddies that are stored in the thigh/bum area. The mask felt like a clay consistency when applied and had an incredibly cool feeling, I did not feel the sweating even happen but my therapist assured me I had certainly been sweating. When the mask is removed, it comes off in one piece and leaves a very cooling sensation on the skin. Then for good measure another layer of Mio Skin Smoothing Serum is applied followed by another application of Mio Shrink to Fit. Then you lie on your back and the process is the repeated on the front of the thighs. Continue reading

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DIY : Easy Peasy Hair Treatment Conditioners

Hiya Poutlings

its that time of year again for salt, sand, sea, wind and lots of sun… here are 3 of my favourite DIY cheap hair treatments, or more of a deep conditioner to give your hair a little bit of love when you’ve abused it a bit too much at the beach.

CONDITIONER 1

ingredients

3 teaspoons of Coconut oil

1 banana

method

mash the banana until it reaches “pudding” like consistency. Sir in the oil – you can use as little or as much as you want, I generally use +/- 3 teaspoons and apply mixture to the ends of your hair for 30 minutes. Rinse out.

CONDITIONER 2

ingredients

1 avacado

3 teaspoons of mayonaise

method

mash the avacado until it reaches “pudding” consitency. Mix in two tablespoons of mayonaise. Apply to the last 3/4 end of your hair for 30 minutes. Rinse out.

CONDITIONER 3

ingredients

1 egg yolk

1/4 cup plain yoghurt

1 tea spoon olive oil

method

Whisk the egg until smooth. Mix in yoghurt and olive oil. Apply to end tips of hair for 30 minutes. Rinse out.

let me know if you have any of your own hair conditioner receipes or if you’ve had any disasters? i’ve heard a couple of horror stories however the above 3 ones haven’t harmed me or my hair.

*missfitz

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