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Metabolic Gym Gives You A Workout Without Moving. Also: We Have A Bridge To Sell You.

Living in France has caused me to be constantly flummoxed by the whole “French Women Don’t Get Fat” situation. They don’t! And even though exercise has become increasingly à la mode, I can count on one hand the number of times I have seen a Parisian woman running by the Seine (sans sports bra, I might add). Perhaps their hidden secret is this: the gym métabolique or “metabolic gym,” a sort of UV pod that you lie still on and magically burn 800-1,000 calories in a half hour. Supposedly, 30 minutes in this thing is equal to an hour and a half of gym time. Uh. Right.

Otherwise, the only other thing I can think of is the power plate machine, which is by no means new, but perhaps now considered chic because Kenzo has designed one. Check it out after the jump. [JalouGallery.com] Keep reading »

Beauty How-To: Exfoliate Your Body

There’s nothing sexier than the touch of silky soft skin. And while facial moisturizers and hand creams are commonplace products to keep you smooth, you need some serious exfoliating action to sloth off the dead skin that keeps your sexiest layers on lock down. Here’s how to do it. Keep reading »

Beauty How-To: Score Soft Feet

There’s nothing worse than kicking your shoes off after a long day only to gawk at your cracked heels and rough toes. Our little piggies take a lot of hits between high heels, standing at bars, and walking around the office. Do yourself, and your feet, a favor: Take the time to pamper yourself with at-home pedis and score smooth, soft feet. Five steps, after the jump!

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Beauty How-To: Treat Adult Acne

Acne was a bummer when you’re going through high school, but at least you weren’t the only one walking the halls with zits. Fast forward to a few decades later and the suckers still haven’t gone away! Only now you are the only one at the office with acne. Luckily, The Frisky’s got your back… and face, and neck. Keep reading »

Beauty How-To: Treat a Bug Bite

No that’s not a pimple. Last time we checked pimples don’t itch, turn hard, or swell up. Bug bites have all the beauty-slaughtering side effects of a zit without the easy-to-fix pop. Got a bad bite that won’t quit? Here is how to smash that sucker like the fly it came from. Keep reading »

Beauty How-To: Banish Ashy Skin

Dry skin is a pain in the ash. We all crave supple, smooth skin and now achieving that baby-bottom touch is super easy. Check out the five steps to banishing dry skin after the jump.

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