7/17/2012 / 1 Comment

Guest Post: Katrina's Bikini Body Tips

Today I have a guest post for you guys! Katrina is what I would call a "super stylist". She always looks absolutely impeccable (I highly recommend reading her blog if you are stuck in a style rut). Apart from that, she's also a bit of a product junkie (a girl after my own heart!) I asked her for some body care tips and she offered to write a post for all of us! She's actually used everything that she mentions in the post, and if she says it works, I 100% believe her!
My top 10... for a great bikini body.

 

 

My name is Katrina and I am a London-based personal stylist. I love fashion, beauty and
anything that keeps me fit, young and healthy.

Girls, do you have a pool party or beach holiday to go to? You could easily achieve a great
bikini body within a month! It comes with some determination of course... I’ve tried all of
these myself and they worked. I hope you will find these tips useful and fun to follow!

1. Exercise: Try every other day or at least 3 times a week fitness routines like those in Mel
B's DVD (available at http://www.amazon.co.uk/Mel-Totally-Fit-DVD-NTSC/dp/
B001GPTCFC). The more you do it the better your figure will become.


 2. Water: Drink at least 1.5 to 2 litres of water a day. You will slim down and look radiant





3. Food: Fish, spinach, berries... You need low-fat but high-energy food!




4. Stretch marks: As you lose weight your skin will show more stretch marks. Consider
body oils... If you apply oils like bio-oil morning, noon and night your skin will look
perfect.


5. Exfoliate: A good tan needs a good 'canvas'. See this: http://www.origins.co.uk/product/3854/12182/Skincare/Category/Exfoliators/Modern-Friction-for-the-Body/Naturesgentle-dermabrasion/index.tmpl.





6. Moisturize: Skin needs to be hydrated and moisturized. Choose the best body oils you
can afford! Consider Argan oil. Sometimes I use a range from the BodyShop.






7. Epilate: Brawn Silk Epil is one of the best - http://www.braun.com/uk/femalegrooming/silk-epil-epilators.html. I’ve been using it and am very happy with the result.
To begin with it’s quite painful, but after 2 or 3 uses, you will not feel a thing! I find it
better than shaving as a razor usually removes a layer of skin... Also, you can use it as
often as you need and the effect is great.





8. Body brushing: Repeat this morning, noon and night (round the clock brushing) to
improve your circulation and reduce the appearance of cellulite. See this: http://www.thebodyshop.co.uk/bath-body/accessories/body-brush-round.aspx.



9. Endermology is the perfect treatment... If you want to speed up the results check this
out: http://www.lpgsystems.com/endermologie/lipomassage/index.php.






10. Choose a bikini, sarong and accessories. A bikini has to be just right for your body
shape. With the perfect one you could make your legs longer, your figure curvier and your
bust bigger/smaller. Well chosen accessories, sarong, beach bag, shades and sun hat will
make you look as stylish as an A-lister.


 

















Fitflops are great for exercise on the go and ideal for toning your bum.

It is also important for bikini shopping to select the right shade for your skin tone. A
Colour Analysis consultation has become a very popular procedure with London
fashionistas. To find out more go to: http://www.katrinachoat.com/personal


With a skin stylist (www.takecoverskinsystem.co.uk) you could hide tattoos and anything
else you would prefer not to display!

P.S. A manicure and pedicure will always make you look and feel good about yourself!
Consider something bright and different. My favorites this summer are Meet Me at Sunset
and Geranium by Essie.






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