If you’re a long time reader, you know that I like to conduct personal experiments/challenges. Whether they’re food or fitness related or about something else entirely, I enjoy trying something new and then sharing it on MIS.
The thing is – as much as I enjoy sharing about what I learned and what the results were, I don’t normally follow up after the first update. So today I thought I would share more about where I am now in terms of some of my more recent experiments.
A few months ago, I took on a no added sugar challenge because I wanted to reign in my sugar consumption. It went well…not perfectly…but well.
Since the end of my challenge, I’ve noticed a difference in my cravings. While I do still enjoy my occasional sweets, I don’t have to have something every day. WIN! In fact, my favorite sweet treats are still frozen grapes and dates + PB + a few chocolate chips.
I recently incorporated coconut oil into my beauty routine. So far, I’m LOVING It. My skin feels sooo soft!
In addition to using it as a body moisturizer, I’ve been applying it under my eyes as an anti-aging solution and on my eyebrows to help promote some hair growth. While I can’t really report on how well the anti-aging is going, I’m happy to report that my eyebrow hairs are growing in! It’s not super obvious, but I can truly tell a difference. WOO HOO!
New Skincare Routine (acne related)
I blogged about my new skincare routine a month ago. And for once, I’m happy to report that my face is still doing ok. In fact, I just ordered more InstaNatural Scar Gel and Desert Essence face wash (and yes I order the refill size bottle!) today.
Hoping with all my might that my new routine only helps my skin get better with time…or at least not worse!
In terms of what’s next on the personal experiment front, I just started 30 day “control your reaction” challenge. More on this soon!
Tell me about something new you’ve tried lately!
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