Thursday, 31 July 2014

The Perfect Nude? - Starkers by Illamasqua Glamore The Perfect Nude? - Starkers by Illamasqua Glamore






For years now everyone has been searching for that perfect nude. First we all went for concealer lips - oh yes you did, then it was palest pinks, then rose - it changed every season. Nowadays every makeup counter carries a bewildering selection of lipsticks that claim to be your lips but better which very often leave my pout looking not so perfect -
I'm thinking more my lips but WORSE!!! 
So thats why I was thrilled to see that Illamasqua have not only brought out a new range of nudes but published a guide to help us all pick out the perfect shade.
What they say is that to decide what nude will complement our natural lip colour we should look at the colour of our nail bed. Clever huh? Except mine are currently a pretty shade of turquoise!!!! 
But moving on...
Illamasaqua say those of us with warm skin tones should choose earthy nudes with a higher percentage of brown - think Kylie Jenner - so beaut - while those of you with cooler skin tones should go with a pink based nude - Jessica Alba has this nailed. 
Using these rules I chose the Illamasqua Glamore lipstick in Starkers. With an RRP of £18.50 this is more expensive than my beloved Mac so I was excited to try it out. I really liked that it came in a box. I know that sounds daft but I like to give lipsticks as little gifts sometimes and being boxed makes it seem more special somehow and so much easier to wrap lol. The tube is glossy (bad for fingerprints) and square. It has a click closure which makes it very secure and that same familiar vanilla scent that, to be honest, I associate with Mac. I really loved the formula of this lipstick. Somewhere along the line I have come to believe that to get good pigmentation and lasting power, I need to go matte with my lipstick. Not any more. This satin finish lipstick feels creamy and comfortable yet has intense pigmentation and lasts for HOURS without reapplication. 
But is Illamasqua Glamore Starkers that holy grail - the perfect nude?
Let me share a little secret with you lovely readers...

THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS A PERFECT NUDE!!!!

Seriously I have about 5 beautiful nudes in my make up drawer which all work with different looks, on different days.

What I can say is that Starkers is a perfect mid toned brown. I know that sounds scary but its a very wearable lipstick and really nails that 90s vibe. 

What are your favourite nudes?

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Balance Me Rose Otto Body Oil - #balancemehome Balance Me Rose Otto Body Oil - #balancemehome




I have been a fan of this company every since I read a Caroline Hirons post about them here. I can honestly say I have loved every product I have tried from them thus far and I am not alone in that - the company have won numerous awards. 

The Balance Me promise is that their products have 'no parabens, sulphates, petroleum, mineral oils, silicones, dea, pegs, propylane, glycol, artificial colours or fragrances just beauty that works naturally, lovingly made in the UK.'

I was really delighted to be recently sent a bottle of the balance me Rose Otto Body Oil which was created to complement the multi award-winning rose otto collection. 

It claims to 'Smooth away imperfections, address uneven skin tones, deeply moisturise and protect delicate sensitised or mature skins.'

With mature skin which has had more than its fair share of sun this summer I couldn't wait to try it out.

The packaging was familiar, no frills but practical. I quite like a touch of luxury in my beauty products so am a little disappointed by this but the luxury is there just as soon as you open the top. The smell of this produce is quite simply out of this world. I use this as I step out of the shower and it is truly a joy. I close my eyes and let the aromatherapy oils relax me as I massage this into my skin. It absorbs quickly, leaving no greasiness but it does leave your skin with a lovely sheen making your skin look as healthy and comfortable as it feels. Best of all this product feels more like a treatment than just a short term fix. I have been using this product for a couple of weeks now and my skin looks and feels soft and well conditioned. 

As the Commonwealth Games have now started in Glasgow I have spent a lot of time outdoors and in this weather it has been great to feel confident enough to wear short skirts and bare legs. This product isn't cheap at £24.50 but you get a whopping 200mls which will last for a good 5-6 months which compares pretty well to a lot of other products out there. Most importantly, this is an luxurious, natural, cruelty free, high end beauty product that WORKS, so if you can afford to treat yourself a little, you wont regret picking this one up.



Alternatively why not enter Balance Me's competition to WIN some lovely new Balance Me products. This competition is open to everyone. Simply take a photo of your favourite Balance Me product wherever you are spending your holiday this summer whether that be home or away. If you are making the most of this lovely weather at home then take the photo in your favourite beauty spot here and tag it #balancemehome and if you are flying off to foreign shores then take your photo there and tag your photo #balancemeaway. Then simply share the photos with the lovely people at Balance Me on Facebook or Twitter and you could be one of the lucky two winners picked every week. 




If you decide to take part (and why wouldn't you?) then tag me too so I can see where you lovely lot are spending your time this summer and what your favourite Balance Me products are.


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Sunday, 27 July 2014

Blogging Organisation Blogging Organisation




Blogging is my hobby and I love it so when I first started out I had no real plan - I just posted whenever I felt like it and quite frankly it didn’t take very long before it all got just a little bit chaotic. 

I needed a system!!

I work in an business environment and already knew about Viking Direct who stock absolutely everything from office furniture to stationery so when I needed to inject a little bit of organisation into my blog, they were the obvious people to turn to. Viking have so many pretty things but I wanted to keep it simple and stylish and so I settled on my beautiful red Moleskine Notebook and matching Sheaffer pen. These two items together with my much loved Mac Air and iPhone 5  form the cornerstones of my blogging system.

So what is my system?

1. Take Notes 
I am never without my iPhone so whenever an idea for a blog post comes into my mind I make a quick note about it. I find my blogging inspiration everywhere, a window display, a colour scheme, a magazine article or something a sales assistant says, whatever it is , I quickly note it so I don’t forget.

2. Keep a Notebook
My Moleskin is my Blogging Bible. It is the last thing I put down at night and the first thing I reach for in the morning. It lives beside my bed with my Sheaffer right beside it so I never have to hunt about for a pen. I have separated my Moleskine into sections. At the front I have my ideas section where I transfer any notes from my iPhone. I also have a section where I note the contact details of the PRs I work with, the products I have received and the dates I receive them. And finally I have my todo lists - each post has one. Products to be bought, photographs to be taken, content to be written.

3. Blogging Calendar
I use a Google Calendar but you might prefer an excel spreadsheet - what ever works for you. I mark in special occasions and any series I am running and then mark in the posts I plan to publish. Some people post daily, I try to plan 4 a week and usually add another couple spontaneously and I find that much more manageable.

4. Timetable 
I plan when I am going to work on my blog. I generally take all of my photographs on Saturday morning and write up my posts for about 4 hours on Sunday morning and 2/3 on a Wednesday evening. I also set aside half an hour each morning to answer comments and emails and an hour each evening to respond to tweets and catch up with other blogs and bloggers.

5. Schedule Posts 
Everyone has a different view on this but I think the time blog posts go live is important so I schedule my weekday posts to publish at 7.30am and my weekend posts at 7pm. Blogger makes scheduling posts so easy and I have connected my Blogloving with Twitter so a tweet about each new post is sent automatically.

6. Schedule Tweets 
This is more controversial and I understand why but my boss simply wouldn’t stand for me popping onto Twitter to promote my blog posts through the day. Instead I try to schedule a couple of tweets everyday publicising my latest posts and sometimes one of my favs from the archives too.

So there you have it. That is the organisational system that has helped me publish over 200 posts in the last 9 months WITHOUT getting fired from my day job. Do use use a system to keep your blog on track?



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Thursday, 24 July 2014

Impassioned Lipstick By Mac Impassioned Lipstick By Mac






Today's review is of a lipstick I have been wearing all summer. Described by Mac as a bright, warm, pink - that's exactly what Impassioned is. No blue at all in this one, so it is easy to wear for those of us with warm tones in our skin and super flattering with a tan. Impassioned is a "look-at-me, I'm-here" kind of lipstick, but fresh enough not to need a full face of makeup. Pinky-red with just enough coral to keep things looking modern, this one is pretty enough to be the focus of your look.  

Impassioned is an amplified formula, which is fast becoming my favourite Mac formula of the summer. It is super pigmented and very creamy so not drying at all on the lips. It has really great wear time for a non matte lippy, I top up at lunchtime and it does me through the whole working day - result!

Impassioned comes in the usual matte black packaging that we all know and love and has Mac’s signature vanilla fragrance. If you want to add Impassioned to your Mac lipstick wardrobe it will set you back just £15 here.

Read my review of Girl About Town here, Morange here and Flat Out Fabulous here.
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Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Twenty Things to Do This Summer Twenty Things to Do This Summer



Who doesn't love summertime. All winter we dream about long lazy days in the sun. This year I decided to make the most of my favourite season and set myself a series of fun challenges. And the ultimate challenge is that as I tick each little adventure off my list, I will take my camera along to record the moment and will share each one with you.

So what is on my todo list this summer?

1. Go on a rowing boat;

2. Visit an art gallery; 

3. Have my makeup done by a pro;

4. Learn to make a kickass martini;

5. Go to the Highland Games;

6. Visit sea world;

7. Go to a zoo/safari park;

8. Climb a Munro;

9. Go to a comedy show;

10. Make my own ice lollies;

11. Pack a posh picnic;

12. Visit to a museum;

13. Go to the Edinburgh festival;

14. Go to an outdoor market;


15. Go berry picking;

16. Make ice cream;

17. Go for a trip on a Paddle Steamer;

18. Go on a walking tour round my city;

19. Climb a Volcano;

20. Eat at a Michelin Starred Restaurant.

I hope you will share my summer adventures with me as I tick each of these adventures off my list. What have YOU planned for this summer?
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Saturday, 19 July 2014

Giveaway - A Gorgeous Accessorize Beach BagContaining #holidayessentials Giveaway - A Gorgeous Accessorize Beach BagContaining #holidayessentials










Regular readers will remember that I have only recently returned from a couple of weeks on the lovely island of Kos. But I am a very spoiled lady this year because no sooner had I unpacked my suitcase than I learned that in only a few more weeks, it will be time to repack this time for a fortnight of fun in the glorious turkish sun. Luckily I wrote a holiday series in May covering what to pack in my flight bag here, my airoplane beauty routine here, what to pack in your beach bag here, and other beach holiday tips and tricks. 
So all that remains for me to do is pack those holiday essentials. And thats where Intellicig comes in. Intellicig are a company who make great quality, affordable, tar free electronic cigarettes, a must pack for smokers heading off to the sun. If you want to read more about them, check out their website here.
When they heard I was heading off on my hols, the lovely people at Intellicig, sent me this gorgeous beach bag full of holiday essentials and offered me another to send to one of my lovely followers. Yes! It could be you! 
The kit includes;

  • Accessorize beach bag worth £29
  • Accessorize sunglasses case
  • Luggage Tag
  • Inflight Comfort Kit including eye mask, neck pillow and earplugs
  • underwater disposable camera 
  • worldwide travel adaptor
To win this lovely pack of beach beauty essentials just fill out the Rafflecopter entry below. The giveaway will run for 14 days and then the lucky winner will receive their Holiday Essentials Kit, just in time for your hols...
Good Luck xx




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Thursday, 17 July 2014

To The Future - Lipstick from Mac To The Future - Lipstick from Mac







This week's lipstick review is something a little different to the lipsticks I have reviewed over the last few Thursdays.
Why? 
Because it's from the Pro Longwear range. 
What does that mean? 
It means it is lightweight in texture with a creamy finish with impressively long wear time - about 8 hours for me. No need for a lip pencil, this product will not feather or bleed, nor do you have to worry about any embarrassing transferring onto cups, glasses or even god forbid, onto your teeth.
Colour wise this applies quite glossy but quickly settles to a semi matte finish. It is a soft peachy pink which could be the perfect nude for light to medium skin tones.
Perfect for a soft every day look with a natural eye but also absolutely gorgeous with a sexy smoky eye, this is a shade everyone should own. 

And don't you just love the Pro Longwear Lipstick packaging? 
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Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Weight Loss Wednesday Week 11 Weight Loss Wednesday Week 11



Another week another 2lb weight loss – WOOHOO!!!!
Eleven weeks of healthy eating and exercise has resulted in 22 pounds of blubber shed from my body – how good does that sound???
Unfortunately I still have 28 lbs to go before I am in the healthy range for my height and a horrifying 43 lbs to get to my ideal weight.
Scary numbers!!
I deal with this by never looking further ahead than my next stone – it just feels more manageable somehow…

Anyway how has this week gone?

I did quite a good job of planning ahead this week – wrote up a menu plan last Sunday, did the shopping and pretty much stuck to it. Now I am not going to lie, my menu plan made no mention of the ice lollies (yup plural) that cooled me down so nicely mid week nor the copious amounts of alcohol I enjoyed at the weekend. But I logged everything on My Fitness Pal and over the course of the week I was pretty much on track.

My main aim this week was to concentrate on hitting my protein targets of 0.75g per pound of lean mass. I have also started lifting weights which I am really enjoying. I know that although I may have some initial gains these will be short lived while I am eating at a deficit but I am hoping that by preserving the muscles I have, I will lose only fat which should result in me being in much better shape when I hit my ideal weight.

It is going to be a slow journey but hopefully by dividing it up into manageable chunks and avoiding depriving myself too much, I can avoid burn out.

I thought I would share with you my favourite menu of the week.

Griddled Chicken with Quinoa Greek Salad



This is not my recipe; I got it from the Good Food website. Have you guys tried it? I absolutely love it. You can search by ingredient, course, diet type anything really and the recipes are so clear and easy to follow.

This particular recipe is delicious; tasty grilled chicken fillets and authentic Greek salad with Kalamata olives, feta cheese, tomato and mint

The recipe feeds 4 or two with enough leftovers for a delicious packed lunch the next day.

What you will need;

  • 225g quinoa
  • 25g butter
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 400g chicken mini fillets
  • 1½ tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 300g vine tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • handful pitted black kalamata olives
  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • 100g feta cheese, crumbled
  • small bunch mint leaves, chopped
  • juice and zest ½ lemon

What you do:

  1. Cook the quinoa following the pack instructions, then rinse in cold water and drain thoroughly.
  2. Meanwhile, mix the butter, chilli and garlic into a paste. Toss the chicken fillets in 2 tsp of the olive oil with some seasoning. Lie in a hot griddle pan and cook for 3-4 mins each side or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate, dot with the spicy butter and set aside to melt.
  3. Next, tip the tomatoes, olives, onion, feta and mint into a bowl. Toss in the cooked quinoa. Stir through the remaining olive oil, lemon juice and zest, and season well. Serve with the chicken fillets on top, drizzled with any buttery chicken juices.

Per serving the recipe contains 473 calories, 37g of protein, 35g of carbs and 20g of fat.

It really is delicious. I strongly recommend you give it a try.

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Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Lucy Rose - the Natural Cruelty Free Online Beauty Boutique Lucy Rose - the Natural Cruelty Free Online Beauty Boutique



Lucy Rose is an award winning online Beauty Boutique set up by Sarah, a professional beauty therapist and aromatherapist of 15 years experience. After having children, Sarah became increasingly worried about the harmful chemicals in her makeup and skincare products and decided to source healthier and more natural products which were effective, environmentally friendly and affordable too.

Lucy Rose was created so that she could share those natural and organic products and help protect our precious planet for her children and future generations.

Stocking skincare, haircare, makeup, bath and body products, mother and baby products, healthcare and nail care, at Lucy Rose you will find the very best organic and natural products available.

I was delighted when Sarah contacted me to ask if I would like to try one of her lovely products- the Tisserand Apricot Kernel Beauty Oil.

I already knew of the Tisserand Oils which famously are 100% Pure Organic, wild crafted or ethically harvested
and sourced only from known botanical species for maximum fragrance.

I had experienced Tisserand Oils when my aromatherapist had used them in a treatment and so I was excited to have the opportunity to try one out at home.

For the record I have normal/combination skin but it is mature and dehydrated. I tried this oil, as I do all skincare products for a period of at least 2 weeks before writing this review.

Tisserand Apricot Kernel Beauty Oil is a light textured oil, rich in Vitamin A and E which is 100% natural, fragrance free, cruelty free and suitable for vegans. I will be honest, it has almost no smell which I was slightly disappointed about. I do love the smell of essential oils.

I was a little anxious about using a facial oil and so I first tried the oil in the evening after cleansing. I warmed a few drops between my fingers and applied all over my face. It absorbed so quickly I had to use more for my neck and chest area. I really expected using an oil on my face to make me greasy but this left no oily residue at all. I tried using it again the next morning and it worked just as well - no need to wait before applying make up.

Over the last couple of weeks I have found my skin loves this oil. I have tried using it in lots of ways, for cleansing, moisturising, even for removing stubborn eye makeup and it performs each of these tasks excellently. However I have used it, my skin has been happy, has felt soft and comfortable and looked really well conditioned with a healthy glow.

If you want to try out this lovely oil you can find it here for just £9.25 for 50mls. Even better, when you make any purchase  from the Lucy Rose website you can choose at least 3 free samples to try. How's that for an offer?

Good for your skin, the environment and your purse - you'd be crazy not to check it out ...
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Sunday, 13 July 2014

Bloggers Learn Photography @The Millenium Hotel Bloggers Learn Photography @The Millenium Hotel

Yesterday was the day that I finally made it to my first Blogger's event - a photography workshop given by Stuart Dreghorn, ably assisted by a 6'2 blonde called Hamish. The event which was hosted by Joes Bloggers, was held in the Millenium Hotel which is situated in the very heart of the city, in George Square, Glasgow. The hotel has recently undergone a major refurbishment and was looking very smart and luxurious. The theme of the day was Glasgow and we breakfasted on tablet muffins, lunched on venison hotdogs, haggis bonbons, Scottish beef burgers and salmon bites and finally, before we left, tucked into scones with cream and raspberry jam and delicious little squares of fudge. The food was absolutely delicious and I highly recommend eating here if you are in the area.
The workshop itself was fantastic. We spent the morning learning about our cameras and how to use them. Stuart was a great tutor and made it all seem so easy.   I loved it all although my favourite part of the day came after lunch when we went out, roaming about the city centre with Hamish, taking random shots of Glasgow and its population.
Huge thanks to Stuart, Hamish and the Millenium Hotel for hosting this brilliant event. If you want to see for yourself just how lovely the hotel was just out their website here. And of course thanks to all the lovely bloggers I met
It was a pleasure...
















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Saturday, 12 July 2014

My Monochrome Capsule Wardrobe by Wear Eponymous

My Monochrome Capsule Wardrobe by Wear Eponymous


Wear Eponymous is a Fashion Company with a difference. It represents a vision and ethos in which the customer is the central character in their own brand story. Eponymous means to give your name to something.... by wearing their clothes, we the customer can accentuate our personality and be our own story!
With the focus on UNIQUE, PERSONAL and INDIVIDUAL, Wear Eponymous sells affordable, ready to wear items online but also acts as a marketing platform to champion emerging designers. Their aim is to offer customers bespoke pieces through exclusive designer, diffusion lines but always at a price that you and I can afford.
I set myself the challenge of choosing a capsule wardrobe that would take me from home to office to club, from shopping with the girls to dinner with the boys. 
What do you think of my choices?
Pick your favourite piece from the Wear Eponymous Collection here?

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Thursday, 10 July 2014

The Soleus Go - and Week 10 of My Weight Loss Journey The Soleus Go - and Week 10 of My Weight Loss Journey










My regular readers will remember that until 6 weeks ago, I was on Slimming World, doing well and regularly posting about my progress. I was on Slimming World for 9 weeks and lost 20lbs - a very healthy 2lbs per week. But then I went on a 2 week all inclusive holiday. And then I came home to a month of celebrations for one special occasion after another. 

June was a wonderful month. 
But now it was over. 
I felt fat and sluggish. 
It was time to jump back onto the weight loss wagon. 
So the first thing I had to do was weigh myself. I am not going to lie, I was scared. It was so hard to get back onto the scales and face the consequences of 6 weeks of too much food, way too much alcohol and just about no exercise. But I made myself do it and actually was pleasantly surprised. My 6 weeks of excess had resulted in just a 2lb gain. I was so relieved. I would not have been surprised if it had been five times that.
So now I knew the extent of the damage, it was time to start fixing it.
Before my break I was on Slimming World and I was losing weight steadily but I was not 100% convinced that for me it was the healthiest way to lose weight. I decided it was the right time for me to make the change to a more intuitive diet and exercise plan. 
Diet wise I signed up to MyFitnessPal - an calorie counting app which must have a database of millions of foods which makes it super easy to keep track of what you're eating. I decided that I was going to keep my calories relatively high as I have in the past had some eating issues and find dieting very triggering. I knew that this might mean a slower weight loss but it would be easier to maintain and healthier for me. Exercise wise I decided to do something I have wanted to do for a very long time and start lifting. I know lots of people love Cardio but for me it is frankly a real trial, something I do to lose weight then stop. This time I wanted to make changes I would stick to for life so I decided to only exercise in ways I would stick too. 
Just as I was deciding all of this something wonderful happened. I was contacted and asked to review a fitness band called the Soleus Go as part of the Health on Line Body Fuel Campaign. I had never worn a fitness band before and was really unsure of what to expect so I was delighted when I received it in the post and unboxed it and found this cool looking rubber wristband. 
I am absolutely useless at all things techy but this was so easy even I could set it up. I simply downloaded the associated app onto my iphone, turned on the bluetooth and the app did the rest. All I had to do was enter my stats and I was ready to go.
This little band is a marvel. After wearing it for a day, it was able to tell me I burn around 2000 calories a day which made it easy for me to work out that for a steady, healthy weight loss I should eat between 1500 and 1600 calories a day. The Soleus Go can measure periods of exercise too but even when you are just going about your daily routine, it is recording the steps you are taking and the calories you're burning and measuring them against the goals you've set yourself. I am really competitive so when the wee character tells me I have burned 85% of my daily goal calories, or walked 90% of my day's goal steps, it really spurs me on, motivating me to take the stairs at work or to go for one last walk before bed. And talking about bed, this clever little gadget doesn't go to sleep when you do, it keeps working away, measuring not only how many hours you sleep but also the quality and type of sleep you are having. 
Its BRILLIANT!!!


But enough of the raving. Lets get to the review.



Pros

  • It looks so much cooler than one of those geeky looking sports watches. I am happy to wear this all the time.
  • The LED display is clear and easy to read
  • The set up is simple even for a technophobe like me
  • It measures your daily calorie burn from everyday activities as well as formal exercise
  • It records the steps you've taken as well as the distance you've gone
  • It alerts you if you receive a call or message
  • It is water resistant
  • It measures the quality as well as quantity of sleep you get
  • It is HUGELY motivating

Cons

  • The Soleus Go is not waterproof so can't be worn in shower or in the pool.
  • It is not aware of hills or stairs so calories burned may not be accurate for hillwork
  • It is not synchronised with MFP yet so if you are using both you will need to go into custom settings on MFP to adjust your calories.
  • At just under £80 this is a considered purchase.

So in summary, out of ten I would give this product ten for ease of use, ten for motivation and even given the cost to buy I would give The Soleus Go a full ten out of ten for value for money. Despite the initial outlay, the features included in this little band make it a real bargain when compared to other products of its type. 

Best of all, when it came time for weigh in yesterday, I stepped on the scales and found that not only had I lost all the weight I had put on during my 6 weeks of excess - but I had lost another 2lbs as well. 

That makes a total weightloss of 22 lbs in 10 weeks of dieting- yay!!

So my updated mini goals;

To get into the 12s by losing a single pound.

To lose 2 stone - another 6lbs!

To reach a healthy weight - 24lbs!

Are you on a weight loss journey? If you are or if you are just thinking about it, I strongly suggest you kick start your weightloss by treating yourself to a Soleus Go today. The best price I found was at Amazon here but if you've found a better price, please share it in the comments below.








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