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Ageless if you Dare - Loulou's Facial Exercises

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interesting
i have had natural progeterone in my draw for about 6 months ready to take, but never got round to it, my mum has just been diagnosed with breast cancer (my auntie has had it too) I so I really need to take charge of my health. I have read the dr lee book (hence the progest) balancing hormones and cutting out estrogen mimicking/building stuff like plastics, caffeine (the list is endless). I am 44 and still in full flow of my painfull periods, so what with my mum, embarking on anti-aging program, the hormone balancing makes sense.
I have been doing flex effect for 2 weeks, but also want to try ageless then decide for myself which I like best.
I am at the moment taking moringa (1 week) this has amazing ant-aging and health benefits, I have also ordered the oil.

happy xmas and new year Smile helen


Hi Helenjean. I'd love to hear what you think of moringa and moringa oil sometime in the future.


Hi, I have just started moringa oil and taking moringa tablets, so hopefully shall see some health improvements.
I still cant buy this damn ageless program, I have emailed ann and lou lou but havnt heard back, does anyone know whats going on?
thankyouhelen Question

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Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:19 am      Reply with quote
Hi I just went to the Ageless website and tried to follow the link for purchasing the book, but it appears the link is no longer active. Does anyone know if there's another way to buy the book? Thanks so much ladies.

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Thu Jan 20, 2011 3:23 am      Reply with quote
Hi
I sent a message to anne and lou lou, and got a email back saying they are still working on the program, but its taking them longer then they thought it would. Hopefully it will be soon.
helen

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Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:33 am      Reply with quote
I downloaded a copy of ageless about two years ago and I've just started looking through it

I remember there was a link to some videos she made explaining the exercises mentioned in the book. Does anyone remember what the link was?

I tried to search for it in the forum but my head started spinning after I read through about 50 pages... Rolling Eyes
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Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:34 pm      Reply with quote
http://s378.photobucket.com/albums/oo228/LouiseAnnette/

Now get cracking on the doing the exercises! Image
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Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:03 pm      Reply with quote
Yay! Thank you so much! Very Happy I really hope I can see positive results soon. My skin seems so hopeless...
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Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:55 pm      Reply with quote
Freckles! Positive thinking needed!

I noticed a difference within a few days of starting Ageless, my skin 'pinked up' and I could see that the tone was improved. I did not realise that face muscles also get sore, duh right, but they do for sure. For example, doing the Lift Cheeks 1 and 2 exercises, I sometimes feel I can't get through the 20 reps, and I have been doing Ageless for approx. 6 months.

Onwards and upwards! Am thinking of getting the FlexEffect program next, just need to sort out the $$$, the exchange rate is horrid at the moment.
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Fri Feb 25, 2011 10:13 am      Reply with quote
Thank you for the reminder HippoMe Very Happy

Once you start scrutinizing your skin and getting down about it, there's no end! I'd love to one day be like the ladies on this forum who love their skin Pray

I'm going to start my first Ageless session today. I really wonder what it can do for me... I don't want to be super hopeful then be crushed when it doesn't really work out, so I'll remain reserved, for now.

But it's really great that you saw changes so soon after doing Ageless! Maybe, Ageless will be my "missing piece" in my quest for better skin Laughing
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Hi, I'm new to this forum...I'm aware that they are working on a new version of the Ageless Method, but does anyone know where it's possible to buy a copy of the old version? I've done a lot of googling and haven't had any luck. Thanks for any help!
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Sun Mar 06, 2011 1:09 am      Reply with quote
hi
i spent ages looking for a copy of the old version but no luck, i emailed lou before xmas and was told the new version is coming soon.
to be honest i dont think its coming, i dont know whats happening but i signed up to the newsletter and have only had 1 in 3 months.
so i have given up waiting and most probably wont buy it when it comes out.

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Sun Mar 06, 2011 1:16 am      Reply with quote
Hi again
if you want to do the exercises here is the video instructions, I think you do 20 of each exercise,

video 1

http://s378.photobucket.com/albums/oo228/LouiseAnnette/?action=view&current=day1video-1.mp4

video 2

http://s378.photobucket.com/albums/oo228/LouiseAnnette/?action=view&current=day2vid.mp4

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Great, THANKYOU! Yes - it all seems a bit of a mystery on the website - no email contact or anything. Still, despite not having any accompanying book explanation, the video clips seem pretty clear.
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I think her business partner explained that before she went away, that the new edition which isn't just a book, but a whole system where you get emails daily, and exercises and tips etc every day won't be available until she is back from China. She's got business she needs to take care of over there but I understand the newer version will have all sorts of mod things. I've only had a few emails in the last few months, but there haven't been many granted. I suppose they are trying to get the new version all finished (and some systems took liek a year - look how long we waited for FlexEffect).
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i spent ages looking for a copy of the old version but no luck, i emailed lou before xmas and was told the new version is coming soon.
to be honest i dont think its coming, i dont know whats happening but i signed up to the newsletter and have only had 1 in 3 months.
so i have given up waiting and most probably wont buy it when it comes out.
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You don't do 20 of every exercise, and some of them she has you say a phrase or something doesn't she. These videos were made before she filmed her dvd, so the dvd shows different things and explains them more so if people have the book these are useful, but I'm not so sure how useful they will be if you don't have it.
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Hi again
if you want to do the exercises here is the video instructions, I think you do 20 of each exercise,

video 1

http://s378.photobucket.com/albums/oo228/LouiseAnnette/?action=view&current=day1video-1.mp4

video 2

http://s378.photobucket.com/albums/oo228/LouiseAnnette/?action=view&current=day2vid.mp4
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There are contact details on the forum, for her business partner Ann who is very prompt at answering messages but is away on business, but there may be others on there yo could contact. Think the website is on the backburner till product is finished.
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Great, THANKYOU! Yes - it all seems a bit of a mystery on the website - no email contact or anything. Still, despite not having any accompanying book explanation, the video clips seem pretty clear.
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Oh I never realised she was away, I just thought it was going to be ready after christmas, so seeing as no one heard anythng there was a problem, if its going to be a whole program, then I will definatly be interested.
It would be good to have a rough idea when it will be ready.
With the amount of repititions per exercise, i got that from someone on the lou lous forum, anyway until I have proper instructions thats what I will carry on doing. Very Happy Very Happy

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Hi, I'm new here, also new to facial exercises. I am intrigued by them and believe that they could work.

I am aware of how much facial muscles can affect one's face, as I used to have very large masseter muscles which gave my face a "boxy" look. I had botox injected to them to paralyze them, and my face shrunk dramatically. It became more V-shaped. This is a procedure that is somewhat popular among Asians.

Anyway, I'm 27 years old, and I'm starting to notice signs of aging. Two years ago, I lost A LOT of the fat on my face. Everyone thought I'd lost weight but it was really just my face. I've also developed nasalabial folds (much more prominent on my right side) and my cheeks sag. I think this may have something to do with the aforementioned botox treatment.

My main goal is to build up my cheeks. I currently have sunken cheeks. I was born with pretty flat and small cheekbones and I'm hoping that building the muscles can create an illusion of higher cheekbones. I've considered getting cheek implants and fat grafting, and I'm glad I didn't go through with it now that I've discovered facial exercises. Cheek implants seem to rarely look natural, and fat grafting may not produce stable results.

That is one burning question I have - Can facial exercises "build" cheekbones for someone who has congenitally small and flat cheeks? I've seen loulou's pictures and she has awesome high cheekbones. But she probably had high cheekbones to begin with? I don't expect to go from no cheekbones to loulou's cheekbones, but SOME cheekbones would be nice.

I am anxiously awaiting the new version of the Ageless book so I can get more into the exercises. Currently, I am doing exercises I learned from various videos on youtube and the one loulou posted. I'm still learning to locate my muscles so I can effectively work them out.

Thank you for reading and I will continue to follow this thread, and perhaps post my progress if anyone's interested.
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Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:53 pm      Reply with quote
I'm also interested in hearing an answer to mylovemyway's question Smile
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Sat Mar 19, 2011 11:23 am      Reply with quote
Does anyone do these facial exercises?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0GQhnhs2bI
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Hi, I've been doing Flex Effect for a couple of weeks now, and am slightly alarmed to find more wrinkles and furrows appearing on my face, especially around the eyes and on the forehead. While I admit 2 weeks isn't very long to see an improvement, I certainly wasn't expecting to see any deterioration. I had laughter lines starting to appear around my eyes and upper cheeks which is what prompted me to start FE, but after two weeks of doing the face and skin reconstruction exercises these lines are much more noticeable than before. Has anyone else experienced this? Is it a case of "gets worse before it gets better"? I've been doing 3 reps every day, with a 2 day break after 5 days, so I don't think I'm overdoing it...
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Hi, I've been doing Flex Effect for a couple of weeks now, and am slightly alarmed to find more wrinkles and furrows appearing on my face, especially around the eyes and on the forehead. While I admit 2 weeks isn't very long to see an improvement, I certainly wasn't expecting to see any deterioration. I had laughter lines starting to appear around my eyes and upper cheeks which is what prompted me to start FE, but after two weeks of doing the face and skin reconstruction exercises these lines are much more noticeable than before. Has anyone else experienced this? Is it a case of "gets worse before it gets better"? I've been doing 3 reps every day, with a 2 day break after 5 days, so I don't think I'm overdoing it...


musuki, I've re-posted your comment in the FlexEffect thread which can be found here: http://www.essentialdayspa.com/forum/viewthread.php?p=6413008#6413008
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OK..thanks!
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She posted on the website about it, which is how I remember. Yep its going to be a whole program, but a daily one with exercises and messages emailed to you. I know what you mean re date and when its ready, but I donít think youíll get that.

Re reps, ok if your happy doing that Ė thatís fine but I donít recall it being that number but donít have my book in front of me, but as you obviously trust that person who told you that info Ė then thatís fine.
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Oh I never realised she was away, I just thought it was going to be ready after christmas, so seeing as no one heard anythng there was a problem, if its going to be a whole program, then I will definatly be interested.
It would be good to have a rough idea when it will be ready.
With the amount of repititions per exercise, i got that from someone on the lou lous forum, anyway until I have proper instructions thats what I will carry on doing. Very Happy Very Happy
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Hi, I'm new here, also new to facial exercises. I am intrigued by them and believe that they could work.

I am aware of how much facial muscles can affect one's face, as I used to have very large masseter muscles which gave my face a "boxy" look. I had botox injected to them to paralyze them, and my face shrunk dramatically. It became more V-shaped. This is a procedure that is somewhat popular among Asians.

Anyway, I'm 27 years old, and I'm starting to notice signs of aging. Two years ago, I lost A LOT of the fat on my face. Everyone thought I'd lost weight but it was really just my face. I've also developed nasalabial folds (much more prominent on my right side) and my cheeks sag. I think this may have something to do with the aforementioned botox treatment.

My main goal is to build up my cheeks. I currently have sunken cheeks. I was born with pretty flat and small cheekbones and I'm hoping that building the muscles can create an illusion of higher cheekbones. I've considered getting cheek implants and fat grafting, and I'm glad I didn't go through with it now that I've discovered facial exercises. Cheek implants seem to rarely look natural, and fat grafting may not produce stable results.

That is one burning question I have - Can facial exercises "build" cheekbones for someone who has congenitally small and flat cheeks? I've seen loulou's pictures and she has awesome high cheekbones. But she probably had high cheekbones to begin with? I don't expect to go from no cheekbones to loulou's cheekbones, but SOME cheekbones would be nice.

I am anxiously awaiting the new version of the Ageless book so I can get more into the exercises. Currently, I am doing exercises I learned from various videos on youtube and the one loulou posted. I'm still learning to locate my muscles so I can effectively work them out.

Thank you for reading and I will continue to follow this thread, and perhaps post my progress if anyone's interested.


Yes, I think you can improve the fullness of your cheeks with facial exercises. I think the key is not just to do toning exercises for the cheeks, but to actually apply the weight of your hands to the cheeks so that you are doing resistance (muscle-building) exercises.

I think it takes a lot of time, dedication, and patience...as well as you have to really isolate and work the muscles hard...and you will typically go through ups and downs in the first year. But if you do that, and work the muscles like you are bodybuilding, I think that over the course of several months to a couple or more years, you can add fullness to your cheeks.

Just my experience. (For reference, my weak areas are my gaunt lower cheeks (now almost filled in!) and very little fullness in my upper cheeks. All have improved substantially but it took a long while.)

HTH Smile

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Mon Mar 21, 2011 1:23 pm      Reply with quote
Cm how long have you done facial exercises for? I know you do a lot and have a lot of knowledge with all the programs out there, but I'm kind of thinking that someone in their late 20's/early 30's wouldn't have much benefit from them, as they won't be dealing with sag etc.

Do you think that all the facial programs will help the poster build cheekbones particularly if they haven't got them already? I think thts what they were asking about and I'm curious to know what you think also?

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