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All Nice + Organized: The Most Important FBP Post You’ll Read This Month

All Nice + Organized: The Most Important FBP Post You’ll Read This Month

Well, we think it’s important. Since quite a few of our Facebook friends have told us how much they love FBP’s well-researched and obtainable solutions to hot-and-humid weather-related beauty and style issues, we've decided to go all "listicle" for you on this fine Monday morning.

If you’re new to FBP, we’ve created a reference guide with links to topics covered so far. Just click the highlighted text to access the ones that float your proverbial boat and you are on your way to a more gorge, frizz-free, Zen-like you.

TRY PRIMO BEAUTY STUFF

+ STOP GETTING BITTEN

Beauty stash suggestions including natural deodorant; self-tanning products plus application tools from Xen-Tan; leg makeup to hide your veins; our fave home-grown Florida beauty products; IT Cosmetics' brills new Confidence in a Compact; the most effective ingredients for preventing bug bites; a primer on using dry shampoo properly; and other prods we're loving right now. 

PEEL-OFF A FEW LBS

(+ MAYBE STOP BOOZING

SO MUCH? ) 

Calorie cutting your smoothies and cocktails, and why ditching carbs results in leaner legs. Fun fact: wines and liquors with lower alcohol content are less caloric. Check the label: while 12.5% is considered standard, each percentage point higher in your wine equals more calories; 80 is the standard for spirits, so look for 70 and lower-proof spirits for fewer calories.

CALM YO

SELF DOWN

Chill out with ocean meditation CDs, Florida-based aromatherapy products plus check out our friend (and former neighbor) Suze Yalof Schwartz’s new book, Unplug for both energizing and calming meditation techniques. Suze was a big-deal NYC fashion editor raising three boys under 10 years old when we last saw her in person. Stressful indeed.

DIAL-BACK

THAT DAMN FRIZZ

Fuzzy hair help: Counterintuitively genius advice from St. Pete hair guru Lisa Daniels plus affordable lotions and potions discovered at Tar-Jay.

LOOK WAY BETTER

IN YOUR SHORTS,

TANKS + SWIMSUITS

Stylish suggestions for finding the perfect shorts for your legs, buying a better bra, and chic tops for concealing your upper arms. Why you need SPF clothing. A swim style primer from a legendary Sports Illustrated Swimsuit editor and America's best-selling swimwear designer

STOP THE CLOCK

Youthifying fixes for gruesome facial hair, gray root touchups and eye wrinkles and when you’re near Miami, it’s definitely worth a visit to the city’s crack-a-lackin best skincare spa. 

Grownup Green #Slime: Dana + Diana Test-Drive L'Oréal Paris Extraordinary Clay Hair Mask

Grownup Green #Slime: Dana + Diana Test-Drive L'Oréal Paris Extraordinary Clay Hair Mask

Diana: A Flip-Flop Fiasco Just Waiting To Happen

Diana: A Flip-Flop Fiasco Just Waiting To Happen