Monday, December 20, 2010

The History of High Heels

In women's world, high heels are always the unique treasure for women. Every woman has her own special complex to high heels. But when mentioned the history of high heels, seldom of them know.

In 18th century, from the view of the popular Rococo style, the gorgeous costumes are stressed. So, the high heels are also changed. In that time, high heels are made of satin, woven cotton and budge. And the styles are mostly low-uppers high heels and low heels. And high heels are decorated with fine embroidery, and precious stone, and also with the steel shoe buckle. This delicate shoes need to be put a pair of leather shoe cover when go out.

In 19th century, high heels have experienced a very important development. High heels are almost out of the men's field, unlike popular with men at its first appearance. It gradually belongs to women's exclusive footwear.

Industrialization and the consequent large number of invention makes the 19th century a vibrant and explosive era. The concept of fashion has been gradually formed, and the shoe technology has reached a mature. It is popular for the different materials such as, satin, silk and leather. And the style also becomes more diverse.

The design on shoes has begun to emerge from the 20th century. Manufacturing shoes are not an activity, but a special profession centers on the prudent design. During that time, the designers make a combination between sandals and high heels. Because women have a more open attitude for dress, and the moral standards become less strict. The designers began to make the combination between high heels and scandals, make it a elegant high heel for banquet. Besides, high heeled, slender and elegant lines are the characteristics of shoes in this era.

The 21th century that is nowadays, high-heeled shoes today has become a symbol of women. Its meaning and value are created by the transformation and accumulation of social background and the cultural context. For example, in western countries, if the door of public place marked "high heel", it means the female restroom. This shoes the western social value and cultural tradition. In this century, the style of high heel, high heels shops, people who wear high heels, the expense on high heels, and the amount of high heel people posse are more and more. Most of women would wear high heels at a certain age and the reasons why they wear high heels are different.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Milk, Yoghourt and Soybean Milk-Which One to Choose?

In our daily life, milk, yoghourt and soybean milk become a necessity for our breakfast. However, there are many people have no idea about choosing one that suitable for them. Then we can make a comparison between the three drinks.

When it comes to the nutritional value, milk is the best one to choose. Fresh milk contains many minerals our body needs, such as, calcium, phosphorus and potassium, etc. all these minerals play a significant role in children's development and metabolism. And its specific lactose has more important nutritional function to human body. Because the galactose obtained by the degradation of lactose plays a particular role in baby's mental development. On the other hand, lactose in the human intestinal can promote the growth and reproduction of lactic acid bacteria, thus promote the absorption of calcium and other minerals.

Yogurt is generally made from fresh milk of high quality which goes through the fermentation of lactic acid, so its nutritional value is lower than fresh milk, but the nutrients almost the same as milk.

Compared with fresh milk, the protein that soybean milk contains is equal to milk. But the content of vitamin B2 is only one third of that in milk. The content of vitamin A and C is zero. Although it is high in iron, the calcium it contains is half of it in milk.

When mentioned the health efficacy, the three drinks share equally. Generally speaking, milk contains a variety of active substances; it plays a big role in eliminating the bacteria and viruses, repairing the injury in our body and the dead cells and maintaining a stale internal environment.

Besides, milk is rich in calcium, vitamin and other nutrients. The lactic acid bacteria in yoghurt can produce lots of lactic acid through the formation of lactose; this has a significant role in the inhabitation of the growth and reproduction of harmful bacteria in enteral. Also, yogurt can help the digestion and absorption if intestinal material and enhance body's immunity.

Soybean milk is rich in high quality vegetable protein, fats and vitamin. And the content of lecithin and vitamin E it contains are higher than milk. So, drinking soybean milk for a long time can regulate blood lipids, protect the liver, prevent hardening of the arteries and promote thinking.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Tips on Having a Good Sleep for Women


Sleep has a relationship with a kind of material called epiphysin. In winter, it becomes dark at 5 or 6 o'clock. The light becomes weak, and the secretion of melatonin increases, so people have a strong feeling to go to sleep. Compared with summer, because of the control of light, people don't want to sleep anymore after their waking up. In rural area, the environment is very suitable for sleeping due to the little light. In city, there are still much light in night, so a good sleep should reduce the affection by light.


In winter, the temperature is low, so many people close the windows and doors tightly, under this situation, the air circulation will be prevented, so it prone to produce bacteria. However, open all the doors and windows are not the wise behavior, this will cause people to catch a cold. To what extent should windows and doors be opened ought to according people's individual situation. If you are afraid of cold, you can close windows in bedroom, and open windows in living room and door of bedroom. This can maintain good ventilation.

Shower gel

Before sleeping, you can take a bath, and in this process shower gel play an important role. There are kinds of shower gel, which are for different people with different skin types. In winter, people's skin will easily dry, so we should choose the moisture- based one. Improper selection on shower gel will make you uncomfortable because of the skin problem.


Some people like eating something before going to bed. Actually this is not a healthy habit. Before sleeping, you should keep your stomach have no pressure. Also it is not good to drink a lot of water before sleeping. Because, during sleeping, your going to the restroom will certainly interrupt your sleep. Some people would need long time to fall asleep again.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Two Bad Habits on Fitness

Women are now more concerned about their stature, so many women are involved in fitness. They may spend lots of money on fitness; however, there are some women may have the bad habits in daily life. The bad habits in our daily life would make many negative effects to women. So, if we can't realize the negative effects of bad habits that may bring to us, can certainly all the efforts we have done may be a foam. The fitness specialist suggests that if we want to make our fitness successful, we should also change the bad habits in our daily life. Then what are those bad habits? Let us have a look.

No exercises after meal

Many women would have this habit, after meal they like to stay at one place, chatting or watching TV, actually if things go on, we will be easily gain weight. So, after meal, we should do some housework, such as, wash bowls, sweep the floor or go out for walking. In all, we should force ourselves to take exercises for fifteen minutes, but the intensive of exercise should be slight.

Go on diet for weight-loss

Our body needs to take a certain amount of nutrition and calories, only this body can maintain the normal operation. The excessive dieting cannot afford the nutrition and calories that our body needs, so, it is not a good habit for us to take. The dietician has made a scientific diet for women who are taking fitness. The breakfast should be mainly taken foods that rich in protein, as for lunch, we should take small amount of carbohydrate, such as, rice, steamed bread, and we should take hominy and other coarse grains. And when it comes to dinner, we should take a light one, the fresh fruits and vegetables are best.

Friday, December 3, 2010

4 Types of Fruit Juice help to Improve Dark Circles

In daily life, we can find that if we were staying up, the next day, we would feel fatigue, and dark circles will occur around our eyes. Actually, all the women who are used to staying up, their physical fitness and energy will obviously reduce; this is due to the lack of sleep.

Generally speaking, our skin will be in a state of maintenance at 10pm to 2am. If staying up all night for a long term, our endocrine system and nervous system will be destroyed, then our skin will face such problems, dryness, poor flexibility, and lack of luster, pimples, acne, chloasma, killo and other issues. There are five types of fruit juice we can drink when we stay up.

First, we can cut apple, carrots, spinach and celery to small pieces, and then add milk, honey, and small amount of sugars in to it. And then use fruit juice mixer to smash them, finally a glass of nutritious fruit and vegetable juice is made.

The second type of fruit juice can be made of banana, pawpaw and high-quality yogurt. Also we should use a fruit juice mixer to smash these fruits. Then it is made, this type of fruit can supplement the energy that our body needs.

Thirdly, we can use kiwi fruit, orange and lemon to make fruit juice. These fruits contain large amount of vitamin, therefore, it can supplement the energy at the same time to make us beautiful.

Besides, fruit juice made of shaddock, grape and honey can bring you a sweet and sour taste. If you like the sour taste you can try this kind of juice.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

4 Colors of Foods can Help to Lose Weight

Red foods can promote the metabolism and burn the fat fast. At the same time, the fat that accumulated in our body can be easily burned. That is to say, we can sculpt a shape that is not easy to become fat, but also easy to be slim. Thus, red food is necessary for weight-loss. Besides, red food can promote the blood circulation, enhance our immune system, and add vitality to our cells, which has obvious effect on improving the cold hand syndrome and anti-aging.

Green food
has a strong power in purification. It can help to discharge the accumulate waste and purify the body to make it clean. Also, green food can help to discharge the waste and toxin in our body while supplement the vitamin and minerals, which can promote digestion, absorption and discharge. Therefore, green food has the function on weight-loss, and anti-aging.

Black food
can supplement energy to people who have fragile health. Black foods have an excellent effect on nourishing the body, strengthening the immune system and improve the physical weakness. And our body can be purified at the same time our body's natural healing ability can be improved. Thus enhance the vitality of cells and ability of immune system, and create vibrant physique.

The hurt that caused by the unscientific diet, pressure, and the air pollution can be recovered by the yellow foods, such as, lemon, corn, ginger, etc. yellow foods can maintain the normal operation of digestive organs and internal organs, and improve metabolism. Thus, it makes weight-loss an easy thing.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

3 Fruits can Help Improve Sleep

Many people sometimes suffer from insomnia; this is really a miserable thing. So when facing with such problem, we should take some action to nurse in order to prevent the symptom goes further. Actually some fruits we eat in our daily life can play a sedative and hypnotic role.


A new study shows that intake two kiwis every day, the quality of sleep can be improved to four percent. The generation of sleep disorders relate to central nervous over-excited, sympathetic nerve over-aroused and the large secretion of hormones. Kiwi is rich in calcium, magnesium and vitamin C; this can help the synthesis and transmission of neurotransmitter. Besides, it is also rich in calcium that rare in other fruits, this can play a function to stable emotion and inhibit the sympathetic nervous.


Grapes contain the material-epiphysin which can help people fall asleep. Epiphysin is a kind of material that secreted by the pineal gland, which has a close relationship with sleep. During night, the pineal gland secretes the most, and this indicates that people should go to sleep. And in the morning, the pineal gland secretes the least so it indicates it is time to get up. Therefore, grape can help regulate the sleep cycle, improve the abnormal sleep. The expert also says that due to the high content of antioxidants and alcohol, the wine contains much more epiphysin than grapes, this is more conductive to sleep.


Banana contains such materials such as vitamin B6 and serotonin which can make people away from depression and make people have a spiritual pleasure. The material exists in banana can help people far away from depressive symptoms, so they will fall asleep quickly.