Three Ways to Make Your Clubbing Experience Better -Makeup and Beauty Blog’s Guide to Smart Clubbing, Part 4

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Three Ways to Make Your Clubbing Experience Better



1. Put some makeup wipes or baby wipes in your car. Chances are after you leave the club you’ve got a layer of sweat caked on ya. I live out in the burbs, so if I go into the city and have to drive home I’ll wipe my face down before I leave. This instantly wakes me up for the ride home and saves me time when I get home and just want to go to bed. If you are carpooling with your girlfriends they will think you are a genius when you bust these out.

2. Bring a small snack, like a Special K meal replacement bar or a Pria Bar, for the after-clubbing munchies. Unfortunately I no longer have my 20s metabolism, so scarfing down a bucket of fries at 3:00 a.m. is not an option. I have to watch what I eat. =( To stay on track with my eating plan, I keep a meal bar in the car to eat on my way home. This gives me a 200-calorie fix, which is just enough food in my stomach to prevent me from stopping by the drive through Taco Bell.

3. Since we’re on the subject of food and drink, here’s another trick that I use to help me stay on track when I hit the club. If I’m going to drink, I order from a mental list of low calorie drinks, like white wine, which is about 120 calories per 6-ounce glass. I know it’s fun to drink and then get your dance on, but if you’re trying to lose weight then downing 3 margaritas at the club will not help your plight. Beer and mixed drinks are calorie heavy. For example pina coladas have 272 calories per serving, and beer, depending on the type, an average of 200 calories per serving. Knowing the calorie counts of what you’re drinking when you’re out can help you stay on track.

It’s Friday, woo hoo! I get to blissfully putter around the house today. I bought some tomato plants last week so I am going to attempt replant them today. I know nothing about tomatoes so this will be interesting. One of them actually has a small tomato growing on it so I hope I don’t kill it. I also get to help plan a trip down to San Diego for Memorial Day weekend. Do you have plans yet for the long weekend? Ya better get on it!

I hope you are having a FANTASTIC Friday.

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

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  1. Oh, yeah. I used to dance up a storm, and later-in-the-evening drinks were bottled water or cranberry juice (be sure to tip the bartender and they won’t be too irritated). I started to make a point of bringing snacks, water, and Gatorade, for afterwards.

    It’s not just about calories: if you drink too much and then dance a lot and get sweaty, it’s really easy to get dehydrated. Hangovers can be worse… it’s just not a good scene. So it’s better to cut back on the alcohol after the first drink or two all around, whether calories are a major concern or not.

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