Warning: Don't Believe These Celebrity Beauty Lies
Sure, it would be amazing if every celebrity beauty tip worked. But let's face it: most of them don't. These seven lies are the biggest in the biz
Myth: "I was in a bikini six weeks after having my baby -- it was muscle memory."The postpartum bounce-back rate among celebs is incredibly fast, with models like Gisele and Heidi Klum winning the race. Six weeks after giving birth to her son Benjamin, Gisele was back to pre-baby shape, telling "Vogue" that she hadn't exercised much and saying, "I think it was muscle memory."
When asked what a "normal" amount of time to get back to your pre-baby figure would be, Erika Schwartz, MD, an expert in hormone therapy, starts with the ideal scenario: "Without complications during birth, if a woman follows a healthy diet, increases sleep to 8 hours a night, and gets exercise three to five times a week while breast feeding for an average of three months," she says, "it takes about eight months to a year." She also warns that if you don't take care of yourself, you may never get back into shape.
While Gisele may have literally bounced back into shape, many celebs turn to extreme workouts. Kate Hudson reportedly exercised three hours a day after her first baby, and Halle Berry worked with trainer Ramona Braganza, using the 321 Baby Bulge Be Gone method and putting in at least an hour a day.
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