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12 French 100% certified organic cosmetic brands you should know about!

Organic products are booming in the world and France is a pioneer in organic farming. In fact, it is as early as 1959 that the 1st organic group of farmers is founded. The French have always preserved and protected their cultural identity and quality of life. This is true more than ever today! More and …

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Why do muscles shake during a workout? Is it really a good thing?

If you’ve ever done a barre fitness workout, you’ve probably experienced the ‘barre muscle shake’ or heard the term ’embrace the shake’ from your instructor?! But I’ve wondered why should I embrace it? Is it really a good sign? So I’ve done a little research and here’s what I found out about why our muscles …

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Best French anti-wrinkle serums of 2020

France is famous for its rich culture, tasteful gastronomy, beautiful towns, picturesque streets and its fine cosmetic beauty industry. Some brands such as Guerlain are a couple centuries old!  French beauty products are known for their high quality standards, unique ingredients as well as their effectiveness. In order to save you some time, I have …

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What should you eat before and after a barre workout?

I don’t know about you but I love food! That’s all good because it is highly recommended eating before and after your body conditionning. Pre-workout fuel is as essential as post-workout food. Training on an empty stomach is only a good idea if you want to loose a lot of extra weight. If that is …

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Today, is there still an ideal professional ballerina body type?

Just a little over a century ago, ballerinas looked much different from today’s ballet dancers. In fact, when you look at modern professional ballerinas, you can definitely notice that they generally have several physical similitude: they are svelte and have long toned lean muscles. As a result, many little girls often wonder if it still …