The Busy Gal’s 10 Minute Workout!

Standing on aVibration Plate IS THE FASTEST Weight Loss, Muscle-Toning Workout on the planet! This is Madonna’s secret to her youthful, toned body.

Standing on a vibration plate machine JUST 10 minutes a day:
• 10 minutes on the Vibration plate is the equivalent calorie burn as running _5 miles on a track
• Helps quickly firm, sculpt and tone muscles
• Also tightens skin and helps tone facial muscles!
• The vibrations QUICKLY reshape the body in the arms, hip, waist and __abdomen
•Rapid muscle contractions (25-50 contractions per seconds) quickly __reduces fat, carbohydrates and toxins assisting faster weight loss, __muscle definition and stronger immune system.
• Helps burn fat and tones muscles far FASTER than conventional exercise
• Prevents bone mineral loss – Excellent for preventing Osteoporosis
• Enhances metabolism rate and increases energy and wellbeing
• Increases muscle strength up to 50% in as little as three weeks: During __the training almost 100% of the muscle fibers are utilized.
• Increases Human Growth Hormone output by up to 361%.
• Reduces cellulite enhancing collagen production and improved skin __texture
• Promotes blood circulation, and lymphatic drainage.
• Reduces stress and decreases cortisol production (stress hormone) __reducing middle-aged spread
• Uplift mood and sense of well-being
• Helps balance hormones whether post-baby, PMS, or menopause
• Helps reduce menopausal issues such as hot flashes and night sweats

• Helps reduce insomnia
• Increases libido

• Can help strengthen immune system
Increases joint mobility
Stimulates body’s natural stretch reflex
Includes the latest body fat analyzer sensors
This unit offer an upgraded 500 Watt motor & reliable, high quality components
Quieter motor and larger base than most other vibration plates on the market
Convenient for use at home or office
NOW YOU can afford a vibration plate in your own home.

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How Often Should You Exfoliate Skin?

Be sure to exfoliate facial skin 2 – 3 times a week ONLY (every other day). This allows the skin to rebuild, fresh new cells come to the surface, skin thickens and reverses thinning, fine lines smooth, age spots fade, and skin looks rejuvenated.

Many women using Retinol or scrubs nightly, can experience excessive thinning of the skin, which is what we want to avoid. So if you’ve been using an exfoliating scrub or Retinol nightly – simply cut back to just 2-3 times a week, and you will reverse the aging process and experience a younger, healthier looking complexion.

Is Bottled Water Preventing Your Weight Loss?

Are you drinking water but still can’t shed pounds? You may be retaining water, due to added “salt” in your bottled water. About 95% of the brands I researched on the grocer’s shelf had salt or sodium bicarbonate added!! One brand that was labelled ‘sodium-free’ was Aquafina. So be sure to read all bottled water labels.

Another, less costly solution is to think about purchasing a water ionizer. Just attach it to any regular faucet.

About Ionized Alkaline Water: Many water ionizing systems cost an arm and a leg (approx. $4000), but I discovered high quality units for ONLY $699 to $1000. I used to spend over $120 a month on bottled water. The cost of the ionizer reduced my water cost to $83 a month for the JUST first year, and now that my unit is paid for, I pay $0. We use this excellent-tasting, healthy water for drinking and cooking.

More benefits of ionized alkaline water…

– Look and feel more youthful and energetic,
– System hooks up to your tap in minutes,
– Removes lead, chlorine and other chemicals from tap water but leaves the minerals.
– Drinking pH balanced alkaline water may even help prevent some cancers.
– Is rejuvenating and provides oxygen to the body for more energy,
– Helps relieve seasonal allergies,
– Hydrates the body up to 6 times more than regular water and much more.

The water ionizer I recommend is offered at FYI: It also makes ACID water which is the perfect pH for use on the outside of the body. It works wonders on skin and hair, and makes for an excellent hair rinse. Acid water helps kill bacteria so it’s great for those with acne and problem skin too.

For more information visit NOTE: Get a discount on S&H when you mention Hollywood Beauty Secrets when placing your order with Mary Jo. She introduced my family to this great system. The water even tastes better than most bottled waters.

Brighten Yellow or Stained Nails

Try this effective recipe taken from my doctor-recommended book, ” Hollywood Beauty Secrets: Remedies to the Rescue“.

Mix 1 tsp. FRESH lemon juice with 2 tsps baking soda to make a paste. Rub each nail with the paste for about two minutes. Leave the paste on nails for five minutes afterwards. Then rinse off for brighter nails.

For darker, stubborn yellow stains, a light buffing, using a block nail buffer, can help eliminate stains.

To prevent stained or Yellow Nails: Avoid dark nail color or apply a clear base coat to prevent nails from staining. After wearing nail polish for a few days, remove color and allow nails to breath to prevent yellowing nails.

Four Tips that Keep Blemishes in Check

Four tips that help keep blemishes in check are:

1.Exfoliate (slough off skin) regularly to prevent plugged pores and blemishes. Exfoliate using Microdermabrasion Scrub (it’s paraben-free) or scrub with a little baking soda. After cleansing, while face is still wet, grab a handful of baking soda and gently scrub face in a circular motion. Then rinse. Do not use scrubs if you have rosacea. Instead, use an exfoliating cleanser like Glycolic Cleanser with marine plant extracts. .

2. Consuming zinc and soy-rich foods can help prevent blemishes and acne. Zinc-rich foods include eggs, liver, seafood, turkey, pork, mushrooms and milk. Soy-rich foods include soy milk (have a soy latte), soy yogurt, soy nuts, soybeans, soy cheese and tofu. You can also apply zinc ointment to blemishes at night before bed.

3. Dandellion root (tea) has been known to help purify the blood, which can help clear or prevent blemishes. Find it at a health food store.

4. Chlorella, a toxin-fighter and immune booster, is loaded with skin clearing and rminerals, chlorophyl and algae. When taken internally, it can help balance hormones, clear acne, makes hair shiny, uplifts energy and mood, freshens breath and helps keep your system regular. It’s also rejuvenates the skin and body. Just take 5-10 “pellets” after each meal of the day. Find Chlorella by Source Naturals at the health food store.

From the book, Hollywood Beauty Secrets: Remedies to the RescueCopyright 2005 by Louisa Maccan-Graves

Is Your Lip Balm Causing Chapped Lips?

Do you have chronically dry or chapped lips even when applying a chapped lip stick daily? Most chapped lip sticks on the market include mineral and petroleum oil as the primary ingredients and often contain additional chemicals. These crude oil byproducts –(leftovers from producing gasoline) are found in most lotions and chapped lip sticks — causing DRY, chapped skin and lips. They have been proven to prevent the skin’s ability to properly moisturize itself.

Also lip balm is something you ingest every day as you sip drinks or eat foods, which is why I have my entire family using natural Jurassic Emu Oil Lip Care Balm. It’s moisturizing, affordable and healthy with no parabens or chemicals and is made with all natural ingredients: emu oil, beeswax, avocado oil, almond oil, cocoa biutter, lime lavendar & tea tree essential oils, shae butter, and rosemary extract. Apply Jurassic Emu Oil Lip Care Balm onto cracked or dry lips, dry or cracked fingers and cuticles, even warts, cold sores or dry patchy elbows. I keep one in my make-up bag, my purse and on my night stand.

With winter coming up, this is a must-have staple for the entire family. It safely soothes, protects, heals and moisturizes.

Ingredients: Emu oil, beeswax, avocado oil, almond oil, cocoa butter,lime lavendar & tea tree essential oils,shae butter, rosemary extract. Find Jurassic Emu Oil Lip Care Balm at

Anti-Aging Chlorella

NOTE: If you have health concerns, check with your doctor before taking supplements suggested herein.

Incredible anti-aging and nutrient-packed supplement Sun Chlorella is a super toxin-fighter and immune-booster that can help turn back the clock and energize your body. Within weeks you’ll have more energy, see lines, wrinkles and age spots diminishing, pores tightening, smoother skin, improvement with dry skin or adult acne and improve your complexion. It also strengthens nails and  helps hair become more shiny and soft. This is the Hollywood beauty secret of many celebrities and doctors and now more Americans are discovering the incredible benefits of  Chlorella.

What is  Chlorella? It’s a single-cell freshwater green algae that is a rich source of nucleic acid to help rejuvenate and improve energy, alleviate digestion  problems,  diminish joint pain, fade pigmentation spots and improve acne or dry skin. Chlorella can help your body renew itself by fighting off premature aging and contains 18 amino acids that protect your body’s defenses. It includes cystine, T-cell building arginine and Lysine.

Here are more benefits of Sun Chlorella:

* When fat cells become clogged with toxins, the system becomes sluggish, constipated and weight gain is inevitable. Chlorella contains the highest amount of chlorophyll of any plant and can help keep your system regular, can aid in weight loss, and helps clear skin.

*  Chlorella helps cleanse cells of fatigue-causing toxins that rob you of energy. You will increase oxygen to the cells. Many experience relief of asthma, fatigue, joint pain, stiffness and swelling.

* It also helps naturally balance hormones.

* You will help maintain healthy cholesterol levels, better circulation and blood pressure

Take 5 to 15 pellets after each meal of the day. Find  Chlorella at your local health food store.(Copyright Louisa Maccan-Graves, Hollywood Beaty Secrets: Remedies to the Rescue 2004)