We have recently discovered fitness guru Rachel Elizabeth's super-effective Bikinis & Boardshorts programs! Just in time for summer! We're all trying it, and so far we are definitely a little less afraid to be seen in our swimsuits this summer.... Now when you apply your Kona Tanning products, you won't have to "tan it to tone it!" You're Welcome!! (you'll be thanking us later!) Bikinis & Boardshorts™: 8 Week Lean-Out Program [jwplayer mediaid="2408"] Get a beach ready, … [Read more...]
Et Tu, Multi-Grain Bread? 10 Foods We Will Never Eat Again.
Summer is peeking its head around the corner, and we're madly searching for healthy eating ideas, workout tips, ANYTHING to get us bikini-ready...stat! Most of the foods listed in this post by one of our favorite blogs, 10 Foods You Should Never, Ever Eat. Not Ever., were long ago given the boot from our snacking and recipe rotations as we're trying to eat cleaner: hot dogs, margarine, sodas, French Fries (now, FRIES were a hard one to get over). However, as we proudly patted ourselves on the … [Read more...]
The Two Parts to Combatting Cellulite
For years we've been learning that cellulite is stored fat, and that it's mostly found in women because the structure of their skin and fat layers is different than in men. Also, women tend to carry more fat because as mothers, their bodies must prepare to take care of another person. Cellulite has a different appearance than other areas of fat because too much fat in one place pushes on connective tissue, and bulges through the connective tissue in lumpy areas. We all know what the result … [Read more...]
Beautiful Eats – Delicious Beauty Bites To Bring Summer Glow Back To Your Winter Skin
Wonderful post from Easy Living Magazine in the UK: Beauty products make such a huge difference in your appearance, but are you doing all you can for your skin? Eat beautifully! Our diet affects how we look, and the right foods can make all the difference. Check out this great article on beautiful eats by East Living Magazine, and let us know which foods were missed in the comment section below! For additional healthy recipes that will make you look your best (even includes recipes … [Read more...]
Turmeric: The 4 Most Surprising Uses For This Beautiful Brain Food
Last year we read that Thandie Newton adds Turmeric to her tinted moisturizer to help match her skin tone - now we're hearing from beauty blog Lipstick and Luxury that this golden-yellow spice also brightens teeth, moisturizes your scalp, and helps sooth an upset stomach. What can't Tumeric do? Read on for more genius ideas from Abigail at Lipstick and Luxury:"One of the more prominent spices in curries, known for its color and less for its flavor, turmeric has many surprising benefits for … [Read more...]
Are You Juicing Yet? Your Skin Will Thank You!
If you aren't already juicing, you need to try it! I downloaded this incredible ebook of juicing recipes that taste GREAT from fitness guru Natalie Jill's website, and it's been working wonders on my skin! Particularly the recipe for the Green Machine...yum! Top that with a beautiful glow from the Kona Tanning Gradual Tanner, and you'll be sure to turn heads this summer. What are you juicing? We'd love to hear from you!Looking for the best spray tanning in Orange County for Spring Break? … [Read more...]
Behind The Scenes of Fitness Guru Natalie Jill – Tan By Kona Tanning
Behind the scenes of Natalie Jill and photographer Steven WetherbeeCheck out this amazing before and after set of Natalie Jill being shot by Steve Wetherbee! It's always so fun to see what's happening behind the camera - thanks for sharing Natalie!!From Natalie:"Sneak peek! An image from yesterday's shoot with Steven Wetherbee! Like his page Steven Wetherbee Photography to see more awesome images- this guy is TALENTED and a commercial photography genius! LOVE working with him and watching him … [Read more...]
They’ve Discovered The Fondue Of Youth!
Roquefort cheese, which apparently has anti-inflammatory properties What if you were told that cheeses were giving scientists ideas for anti-aging beauty products? SCORE! Right?Here's what the experts are saying: French women enjoy the joint-longest life expectancy in Europe, at 85.3 years, against 82.3 years for British women. The group of doctors at a Cambridge-based biotech company developed the technology, which helps to identify the new anti-inflammatory factors. The … [Read more...]
Motivation: Sweat Is Fat Crying!
Hah! Had to share! Especially with bikini season around the corner! Don't forget: if you aren't quite where you want to be once bikini season arrives, a Kona Tan can make you appear leaner and more toned! Imperfections such as cellulite, varicose veins, bruises, stretch marks, broken blood vessels, tan lines, and scars are minimized or even invisible….and since dark colors are minimizing, you’ll immediately look as if you’ve shed 10 pounds. A Kona Tan acts as a permanent layer of foundation … [Read more...]
8 Foods That Keep You Full (And 4 That Don’t)
For everyone who's working on their New Year's Resolutions, here's a great find for sticking to a healthy eating plan :) Enjoy!By Camille Noe Pagan, Glamour magazineAnyone who's ever walked away from the table only to be starving moments later (Chinese food, we're looking at you) knows that certain edibles can leave you more famished than you were before you ate 'em. If you want to stay satisfied longer—a key to weight control—remember this magic trio: protein, healthy fats and fiber. Here, … [Read more...]