Sometimes we feel like we need to spend a fortune on high-quality products to really take care of our bodies and our health. In fact, living a better lifestyle does not depend only on the things that we can consume, since there are many cheap alternatives that we can try with a dose of creativity and determination.
To help you on your journey to self-improvement, we have put together these 5 tips that won’t cost you a thing.
Exercises to get rid of double chin.
There are some simple and easy exercises that you can do to achieve your double chin:
- Tilt your head back and look toward the ceiling.
- Push your lower jaw to feel a stretch under your chin.
- Hold it for 10 seconds.
There is also this one that you can follow:
- Tilt your head back and look at the ceiling.
- Tilt to the right.
- Slide your bottom jaw forward.
- Hold for 10 seconds.
- Repeat the same movement, with your head, turned to the left.
Make a body scrub with coffee grounds.
After a hot cup of coffee, you can combine the used coffee grounds with some other ingredients you have around the house to make a body scrub without spending a penny. You will need to:
- 2 tablespoons of coffee powder.
- 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar.
- 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
Mix everything well and store in a glass jar, use it to exfoliate your face and body during the shower. This mixture has many benefits such as reducing cellulite, preventing aging, and improving circulation.
Improvise exercise tools with things you have in your home.
Contrary to what fitness marketers say, you don’t need to buy a lot of fancy equipment to start exercising and being healthy. An equally valid solution is to be creative and improvise with things you have in your own home.
Of course, it won’t be the same as the latest TV tummy trimmer, but if you put in enough effort to do the exercises, the result will be just as good. You can use sand-filled water bottles as dumbbells or other heavy objects, basically, anything you can think of.
Learn workout sessions from internet videos.
The Internet is an amazing tool that we can use to learn all sorts of things, and in most cases for free. That way, you can also use it to learn exercises that will help you get the best results.
Since we have a wide variety of content on these platforms, you can choose which routine best suits your preferences, your lifestyle, and your schedule.
Remove your body hair at home with sugar wax.
If you can’t afford to go to a salon to shave every time and want a better alternative to razors, try making your own sugar wax, which only requires a few ingredients and can be made at home at no extra charge. cost. For this recipe, you will need:
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons of water
- 1 tablespoon of salt
Melt everything in a skillet over medium-high heat and stir once it starts to boil to combine everything. Let it cook until it turns a caramelized color, like honey. When it’s ready, transfer it to a container and let it cool. You can reheat the mixture and use it again.
Before waxing, there are a few steps you need to follow: cleanse your skin, gently exfoliate to remove dead skin cells, apply powder to remove excess moisture and apply a little oil to make hairs stick easily.
Wax should always be applied in the direction of hair growth and removed in the opposite direction. Be sure to test to make sure it’s not too hot before applying, especially to sensitive areas.
Do you have a tip that you use to make yourself healthier without spending much money? What is it? We would love to know in the comments.
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