Detoxing & dieting after the Festive Season! 5 enermie​s of flat bellies

1 / RAW VEGETABLES

Obviously, eating raw vegetables is good for your health. Stuffed with vitamins, they are light, healthy and ideal for keeping fit.

But … pay attention to the amount consumed. Indeed, when we exceed the threshold of tolerance of our organism, eating raw vegetables can inflate the belly! Why? Because of the fibers, they contain irritating the intestine.

2 / CABBAGES

Cabbages have an unfortunate tendency to ferment in our intestines. As a result, the belly swells, you feel bad and all of this usually ends with nasty flatulence. So the trick, if you absolutely love Brussels sprouts is to always cook them twice, changing the cooking water.

3 /CHICKPEAS, LENTILS & BEANS

The fibers they contain are long to digest and ferment in the stomach which inflates the belly!

4 / DAIRY PRODUCTS

It’s the lactose’s fault, a sugar digested by lactases. Some people have very little lactase. Suddenly, digestion is very complicated and leads to bloating not really pleasant. This is called lactose intolerance.

5 / SAUSAGES

Stuffed with saturated fats, slices of bacon and other mortadella are very caloric and digested so very difficult.

Well, for the lovers of English breakfast, well good luck to have breakfast without beans, sausages, and bacon… As far as I am concerned I will pass on this diet… And would rather go twice more at the gym.

Enjoy!

Getting out of a car with a skirt

With chicness and Class …

A useful skill that does require practice. The movements should flow and look effortless.

1/ put your skirt down as far as you can. If wearing a long enough skirt, put it down to cover your knees, and push the excess of fabric away from the car door so that it doesn’t impede your exit. You are going to need both hands for this manoeuvre, so give your handbag and shopping to someone wearing trousers.


2/ Open the car door, or smile sweetly as it is opened for you.

3/ put your feet on the ground, keeping your knees firmly together. 

4/ Swivel hips and upper body to follow legs.

5/ push up, either with both hands on the seat or one hand to the rear of the seat as you use the other hand to keep your skirt down or accept a helpful hand. Start to rise smoothly.

6/ DUCK! or rather, dip your head elegantly under the doorframe so you don’t knock yourself out. 

7/Check the feet. Make sure your feet are on stable ground, which is tricky in high heels, and that you can see where you are going to take your first step. You don’t want to do all this elegant stuff is in the fall flat on your nose.

8/Bottom out last. Unfold, smile and step away.

To get into a car, reverse the order. Bottom goes in first, head dips, knees swivel round. It is advisable to open the car door before starting this reverse manoeuvre.

NO NOs – Please Ladies…

A lovely weekend to all of you and happy new year!!!

Poise is directly concerned with Good Deportment

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You can be decked out from head to toe in the most divine ensemble, but if you ain’t got the poise and posture, well Hun, you’re nowhere. Head-up! Shoulders back! Tummy in! Back straight! And here we go, walk elegantly from the hips

Practice makes perfects, and please, if you can not rock with heels, rock without 😉  For help, a natural deportment comes from practice, riding horses, ballet, and pilates are the best way to get it naturally without thinking about it! Enjoy!

Celest Team

Who are the luxury consumers of today?

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Our world is changing, more and more consumers are able to buy luxury goods as never before. But where the world has more and more millionaires and billionaires, they do not consume the product in the same way, let’s see how different these consumers can be.

The 5 main Types of Luxury Consumers

The Aspirational Celest Lifestyle The Aspirationals: Aspirationals have $85,000 or more in annual income in developed markets or $29,000 in emerging markets and account for four out of every five luxury purchases. They aren’t big spenders individually, but together they account for a third of all luxury spending, says BCG.

lux2.jpgRising Middle Class: This group has incomes of $170,000 or more in the U.S. and $55,000 in emerging markets – which makes them far more affluent than the real “middle class.” They account for 25% of luxury spending.

New Money Households: New Money has investable assets of $1 million or more, and they spend about $90 billion a year on traditional luxury, or about a third of the market. New Money tends to like fashion and clothes.

Affluent-consumer-shopping-Rolls-Royce-465.jpgOld Money Households: The Old Money group inherited its money and is far more frugal, accounting for only 7% of luxury sales, says BCG. There are one million of these households in the markets studied.

Celest Lifestyle Nouveau RicheBeyond-Money Households: This group is self-made but unlike New Money, it eschews status and tasteless spending. There are about a half million of these households. When they do spend, they spend on watches, jewellery, furniture and decorations.