In this video we talk about celebrity moms and we perform a makeover on a new mom .
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Sarah Jagger: Welcome back to Mummy Makeover. In a moment we will be meeting mom to Debra who is giving the more glamorous hair makeup, but first I am joined by Catherine Turner, Health and Beauty Director at Easy Living Magazine. Hi Catherine! Catherine Turner: Hi there! Sarah Jagger: Let’s talk about celebrity mummies. Catherine Turner: Always in the news. Sarah Jagger: Always in the news; do you think that there is a pressure on ordinary mummies to look good that’s encouraged by celebrities always looking incredible. Catherine Turner: Yeah I think we have been seeing so much of this getting back into shape, seemingly after three weeks, or even the day after giving birth and I think that’s really unrealistic and I think in our heart of hearts we know that that isn’t the case. I mean often the images that you see in magazines, there is a time lapse between, you know, real time when these pictures were taken so we often get a false view of it. It’s also a really refreshing to hear celebrities such as Liv Taylor talking about the fact that she found it hard to loose her baby weight and she is more realistic about it and saying that she loves her body after giving birth because it’s more capacious and she is happy for it being like that and I think that’s a really good move on her part and we all relate to that in a much better way. Sarah Jagger: I think she is one of those celebrities in particular that has this sense of being a little bit real, and natural and someone that we could relate to a little bit. Catherine Turner: Exactly the whole thing of going back to your normal weight almost instantaneously is not going to happen in real life, and she was quite open about talking about that and I think you have to allow yourself time to get back in shape. Of course you want to try to do something about it, but don’t put unrealistic pressure on yourself. I think you have to let things on hold a bit, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to work at it. Someone like Liz Hurley is the first to admit, she works hard at maintaining her body and someone like Madonna at her age, with that body she has is amazing, that she is always working out. So we understand that that’s what they do, but we don’t necessarily have the time. Sarah Jagger: Also they have a lot of help, so they do therefore have more time. Catherine Turner: Not all of us have personal trainers, do we? But it’s worth thinking about because it’s something that is going on in every one’s area. It is worth considering if you are really serious and time is of the essence, maybe it is worth looking and investigating how much it cost for you to do one-on-one session every week at the gym which will get you there much faster than if you try to do it yourself, not really knowing what routine to do. So I think, don’t think it’s out of the realms possibility. I think you just need to have a bit of a strategy with your get back in shape plan. Sarah Jagger: And perhaps not try and do anything too drastic too quickly, it will stress your body out. Catherine Turner: Exactly, I think the main thing is not to put unrealistic pressure on yourself. You have got more important priorities in your life, let’s face it, and so get it in perspective, but at the same time being fit and healthy is really important for the baby as well as for you. Sarah Jagger: That’s true. Thank you Catherine. Catherine Turner: Thank you. Sarah Jagger: Now let’s meet 35-year old mom Debra. She spends two minutes getting ready each day. Debra loves lipstick, but she hates her thin lips. Hi Debra! Debra: Hi Sarah! Sarah Jagger: Debra tell me about yourself. Debra: I am 35-years old. I have got two children Max and Eve, three and one. I might add to them a sister and as well as looking after the children who are three days a week in a PR agency here in DC, so I am pretty busy most of the time. Sarah Jagger: Now you are here for a makeover. What you would you like to take away with you today from the makeover? Debra: I

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