Sunday, June 25, 2017

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Nexplanon birth control ruined my Life

After going to the doctor and being told I should try the implant nexplanon for birth control. I thought it would be a great alternative to taking the pill. I didn't notice anything really for the first six to seven months and then I started gaining weight. Then I thought maybe it's just due to the fact that I'm getting older so I still didn't have the implant  taken out. Then after two years of having it in I started noticing I was not feeling like myself. I had gained almost 50 pounds in the last 2 years but still wasn't thinking it was because of the implant. By the third year I had gained even more weight and was feeling depression kicking in. I was going to bed earlier and had no zest for life. I then called my doctor to have it removed and he said it would be $500 to remove when it only cost $50 to put it in I couldn't believe it! Knowing I needed to get it out I still waited. I knew I had at least six more months before It needed to be removed and then one morning I woke up and I couldn't feel my fingertips or my arms I thought I was having a heart attack! I then had to go to the emergency room of course my doctor couldn't get me in and I had to have it removed when I went in I found out I weighed almost 200 pounds I had gained almost 70 pounds. Now the implant has been out for about 3 months and I feel amazing I don't feel depressed and the weight is coming off I have already lost 25 pounds in 6 weeks. I'm not saying that this will happen to everyone but It happened to me.

Friday, March 3, 2017

What to know before getting eyelash extensions

If you haven't already tried lash extensions, you should at least once in your life. Seriously, I speak from experience when I say they are amazing. And with wedding season in full swing, you have the perfect excuse to make the splurge (even if you're only a guest, I say go for it). But before you give them a whirl, I've got some great advice for you. My advice for lash extension newbies: DO your research. "Choose a reputable salon, spa or eyelash extension only establishment. The lash artist should be a licensed esthetician or cosmetologist and the consultation should be free of charge. Ask what type adhesive is used (it should be non-formaldehyde), and if they have a variety of lashes for customizing. Always make sure they are not applying cluster lashes as lash extensions are one single lash applied to each one of your own." DON'T get your extensions wet for 24 to 48 hours after application. "Avoid working out, steam rooms or hot yoga. The adhesive will reactivate and may cause the lashes to stick together and look like caked-on mascara." DO resist the urge to pull. "If you pick, tug, twist or excessively touch or brush your extensions, it could damage your natural lashes. If at any time you don't wish to continue, always have them professionally removed." DON'T let moisture-rich products get onto your lashes. "Shampoo, conditioner, heavy creams or anything oil based will eventually loosen the bond. Tilt your head back when washing your hair or take a bath to avoid getting them wet. Some of my addicted clients use swimming goggles while showering!" DO reshape your extensions after you shower. "Gently comb your lashes to fan them out or use a blow dryer set on "cool" to fan them back in place.  Hold it arms length away from your face." DON'T neglect your own lashes. "Maintain the health of your natural lashes with an eyelash conditioner or growth serum. They help the hairs to stay in the follicle longer resulting in stronger support for the extensions." DO have fun. "Flaunt! Flirt! The best thing about lash extensions is that they are versatile and can be styled differently at every touch up appointment. For example, if you're going to an event, ask your lash artist to glam 'em up!" If your keeping them for years go more natural and don't wear mascara. Now your eyelashes can get healthier from proper eyelash extensions. Last but not least check your eyelashes with a toothpick and comb it through the lashes if it gets stuck your eyelashes are glued together. I'll admit, some of these tips sound a bit high-maintenance, but if you're going to spend $200 bucks or more on your service, you want to make sure it lasts. Are any of you thinking of getting lash extensions? Or have you already been there, done that? Details, please.