Lotion vs. Cream – What’s the Difference?

Lotion vs Cream

Whether you usually shop for natural body care products or synthetic ones, you may wonder what the difference is between lotion and cream. After all, they look the same; you put them both on your skin, so surely, they do the same thing? Believe it or not, both lotion and cream serve different purposes, and you’re best to work out what they are to ensure you get as many of the benefits as possible.

What is Lotion?

Body lotion is something that you may find more benefit in using in summery weather, or when your skin is feeling only a little bit dry – or entirely okay. Lotion tends to be more water than anything else, with just a little bit of oil and other ingredients thrown into the mix. These ingredients differ depending on whether they are natural body care products or synthetic.

Lotion is lightweight, quickly absorbed into the skin, and isn’t greasy. What’s more, you will find it is generally sold in bottles which makes it easy to squeeze into your hands. The downside to lotion is that it doesn’t last long on your skin.

What is Cream?

Whether you buy synthetic or natural body care products, you will find that most creams on the market are in tubs instead of bottles. This is because they are thicker with more oils and less water. They are also denser and richer, with a thick consistency that works better with dehydrated skin, or for use during the colder months such as winter.

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Exercise Can Be Fun – And Here’s How

Exercise Can Be Fun

Most people will raise an eyebrow when you use the words ‘exercise’ and ‘fun’ in the same sentence. However, it’s true. Exercise can be fun; you just need to be smart with your choices, opting for group fitness sessions as opposed to going the process alone. What’s more, the type of group fitness you choose makes a difference. What if you could dance, get fit, and have fun? It’s entirely possible with Sh’Bam. Here’s what you’re missing out on with this revolutionary exercise class.

A Social Environment

A Sh’Bam group fitness class is a fun and social environment. You get to meet new people, join a high-energy environment, and even make new friends. Once you select a timetable session that works for you, you can then join like-minded people in a medium intensity exercise session that requires no equipment.

The Music Is Uplifting

As most people will know, it can be a challenge to not only exercise on your own, but do so with either no music or slow tempo music. When you join a Sh’Bam class, the music is uplifting, fun, and refreshing. You can then get into the mood, work out, dance, and get fit without ever thinking it’s a boring or hard form of exercise. All music consists of popular dance hits, Latin beats, remixed classics, and more. You are bound to find yourself humming away as you get in the best shape of your life.

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How to Choose an Engagement Ring for Her

Engagement Ring for Her

Shopping for engagement rings is not an easy task, especially if you have never even discussed the prospect of marriage with your significant other. If you are planning on a romantic evening and popping the question unexpectedly, then the likelihood of struggling to find the perfect engagement is exceptionally high. While you know you can always rely on your local jewellers to provide you with their expertise, we’ve included some helpful tips for choosing an engagement ring for her below.

Look at Her Other Rings

One of the best ways to know your loved one’s jewellery preference is by checking out what she usually wears. Pay attention to the style, colors, design, and metal type. Is she a big fan of silver? Or does her jewellery tend to lean towards golds such as yellow, white, and rose? Is the jewellery chunky or refined? Floral or geometric? If she doesn’t wear a lot of accessories, then you may find you need to ask some ominous yet unobvious questions in the months leading up to your proposal.

Know Her Ring Size

If you want that magical moment of being able to slip the engagement ring onto her finger and have it fit perfectly, then you need to do some research. Before you go shopping for engagement rings, try to find out her ring size. There are a few ways you can go about it.

If she wears rings, it’s going to be as effortless and “borrowing” one of them and measuring it with a string. The size to the nearest millimetre will be what her size is on the ring sizing chart at your local jeweller’s. If she doesn’t wear rings, or you can’t seem to find where she keeps them, you can enlist the help of other people. Talk to her friends and family, even if it means having to tell them why. Alternatively, you can guess and hope that she has the average women ring size of six.

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Anxious over Distribution of Assets after Divorce?

Distribution of Assets

Competent Legal Counsel can help you get through the Process with the Least Stress

Divorce can often prove to be a trying and traumatic time and even with the best of intentions, it’s a process that is stressful and tense. Family Lawyers such as Davies & Co Lawyers factor in individual circumstances and help protect your best interests while guiding you through every step of the way. Divorce is the process by which a legal relationship between spouses or partners is dissolved according to law. However, the process of divorce is often complicated and overwhelming and it’s useful to have a trained lawyer looking out for you. Most ordinary folks may not be familiar with the intricacies of division of assets, child custody, rights and duties and so on. It’s important that we do not sign on documents or agree to terms without understanding the implications. A competent lawyer will explain every document and guide you on the most suitable legal options based on your individual circumstances.

Financial support plays a major role after divorce as there will be obligations to meet and bills to pay. Alimony (spousal support) may be awarded based on the relative incomes of the partners so that one partner does not feel the negative economic effects of the divorce. Spousal support may also be justified because one partner (often the women) has quit his or her career and needs time to develop skills to earn an income again. Spousal support depends on several factors including:

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Why Wearing a Waist Trainer at the Office May Benefit Your Spinal Health

Waist Trainer

A 40-hour week at the office can put a significant amount of strain on your mind. You’ll be faced with complex problems, endless data entry, water cooler chat and the monotonous journey to and from home on a daily basis as well.

However, it’s not just your mind that can suffer as a result of the “daily grind” but your spinal health as well. Without a proper workstation adjustment, and poor sitting positions, you may find that your back, neck, and spine all begin to feel the effects. However, bad posture and sitting without breaks or adjustments doesn’t only affect those vital components such as your back, neck, and spine, but other parts of your body too. Misalignment and poor posture can then result in hip, shoulder, and knee pain as well.

You may find that you’re in pain more often than not, your muscle strength is not as good as it used to be, and even your flexibility is poorer as well. In the worst case, you may also suffer from nerve constriction. This can all be caused merely by failing to have your workstation inspected for accuracy and creating lousy posture habits for yourself at your desk.

While standing at your desk opposed to sitting is not an option in all offices, even with the invention of standing desks, there are ways in which you can improve your posture. You can take micro-breaks, invest in an ergonomic chair, and have a health and safety workplace professional assess your desk. However, you can also think outside of the box and consider the endless possibilities for better posture thanks to a waist trainer.

A waist trainer’s primary goal is to shape your body and flatten your stomach, but you can also use it to improve your posture as well. Wearing a waist trainer can help to straighten and realign your back while encouraging new posture habits. Given that they often feature metal bones within them, they reduce the instance of bending your back while relieving pressure on your spine at the same time.

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