These days, it seems like each time we turn on the television, read the cover of a magazine or open our internet browsers, we read about some celebrity somewhere doing something crazy.
This is especially true when it comes to maintaining their appearances.
Society puts a tremendous amount of pressure on the average person to keep up with these appearances. While some are willing to go to any length to look like their favorite famous person, even if it means copying their every move, including their work out routine.
While working out may be doable, some extremes the stars will go to in order to keep their skin looking youthful are not. The good news is, we’re here to tell you that there are plenty of duplicate products and procedures out there to keep your skin looking and feeling like a million bucks, without breaking the bank!
Keep reading for a few tips on how to look and feel as gorgeous as your favorite celebrities.
For many famous people, their faces are their moneymakers. They’re photographed constantly, therefore they must do whatever it takes to keep their skin looking as youthful as possible. A popular trend among celebrities like Kim Kardashian is the vampire facelift. This procedure is completed by drawing blood from the victims arm.
Platelets are extracted then injected into the face in order to prevent future wrinkles. While this may be realistic for Kim K. and other celebrities, it’s probably not feasible for the average person. The good news is, there are plenty of high-quality, anti-aging creams on the market for affordable prices.
If you’re looking for that, “I slept all night and then some” look, opt for an anti-aging formula containing Tretinoin.
This ingredient works overtime to smooth your skin and give it a collagen boost, meaning you can keep all your platelets in tact and still have flawless, wrinkle-free skin.
Many of us search high and low for that magic solution to firm our loose skin. Imperfections such as stretch marks and cellulite often make us feel self-conscious, especially when bathing suit season rolls around. For celebrities who are constantly in magazines and on TV, often times in their bikinis, money is no object.
It’s been rumored that Angelina Jolie loves to indulge in caviar body treatments to keep her skin firm. Yes, you read that right. Fish-egg extract smeared all over her entire body to help firm and moisturize her skin. Most of us can’t even afford to eat caviar, let alone have it rubbed all over our bodies!
If you’re looking to get things right and tight and erase some of those stretch marks, you will find that coconut oil is an excellent solution. Coconut oil has many healing properties and can help to prevent sagging, flaking and drying of the skin.
You can also use coconut oil in combination with other natural ingredients for added benefits.
The best news is, you can find it just about anywhere, and you may even have it in your kitchen cabinet right now!
Every now and again your body may feel like it’s in need of a detox. Some people eat and drink various items with detoxifying properties, while some cut certain foods or alcohol out of their diet, and some allow leeches to suck their blood. If the third option sounds a little strange to you, it’s most likely because you’re not a celebrity!
Actress Demi Moore divulged that while in Austria she completed a cleanse which included allowing leeches to literally suck the “bad blood” right out of her body. While the exact cost of this type of treatment is unclear, it’s completely normal to admit that you’d prefer to skip the leeches.
Luckily, there are many natural ways to detox that do not include a trip to Austria or anything sucking the blood out of you.
Putting on the finishing touches
At the end of the day, the extremes celebrities go to in order to look good for the camera are not going to be realistic for the average person. There is absolutely nothing wrong with wanting to maintain your appearance as long as you keep your safety in mind.
Remember, these are just a few ideas and there are plenty of ways to go about caring for yourself mentally and physically to ensure you look and feel great for many years to come!