So you’ve got a few days until your big event and every inch counts. Here are some celebrity tricks to losing those last few centimeteres!
Watching what you eat can help you lose some weight but exercise will tone you up. Do a little bit of something every day—hit the gym, go for walks or yoga at home
- FRUITS & VEGETABLES
Asparagus and beets are a natural diuretic which will help get rid the body of excess water. Actress Zooey Deschanel snacks on apples in between meals
- EPSOM SALT BATH
A warm Epsom salt bath helps flush out toxins, soothes tired muscles and replenishes magnesium levels in the body.
Sip on water throughout the day and if you can, add some liquid chlorophyll to help keep your body balanced
- COMPLEX CARBS
Switch your carb intake to one with a lower glycemic load— Opt for brown rice, whole wheat spaghetti or 100 percent bran cereal instead of your usual options.
Stabilise your blood sugar to lose weight and reduce bloating by eating every three hours— so munch on a handful of nuts to keep you on track
- LEMON & CAYENNE PEPPER
Start your day with a warm glass of water and lemon. Go the extra mile and add maple syrup and cayenne pepper (à la Beyonce’s master cleanse) which is said to remove excess fat
Jennifer Lawrence and Giuliana Rancic love their teas; Peppermint and Dandelion tea will keep you from looking bloated, Chamomile tea will help you get some quality sleep. Add ginger to counter Inflammation
Look as if you’ve lost a few pounds just by getting good quality sleep. With adequate hydration, fine lines will look more concealed and undereyes plumped out— so put on that
- FRESH COCONUT WATER
If you’re travelling a lot, coconut water allows the body to relax and prevents bloating. Also it tastes really good!