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Beat a bad mood the Salma Hayek way

Sometimes this intense girl needs to lighten up a little. You too? Try her 5 fixes:

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1. Move your butt

‘It’s the hardest thing to do, but exercise – even if it’s just a brisk walk. I never used to, but it can really give you an instant lift. And try to eat something healthy too.’

 

2. Primp a little

‘Get a pedicure, and if that doesn’t work, go and get a wax job! Sometimes a new lipstick helps. Beauty products always cheer me up and give me hope. If it makes you feel pretty, why not?’

 

3. Be a private dancer

‘If you’re feeling blue, lock yourself in a room, stand in front of a mirror and dance – and laugh at yourself and be sexy. Dance the silliest and ugliest you’ve ever danced. Make fun of yourself and try to recover your sense of humour. I do that with Valentina, especially if she’s pouting, and it always works.’

 

4. Dress up

‘I was having dinner with my friend Demi – yes, that one – and she said, ‘Oh my God! Every time I see you, you are so put together!’ And I told her it’s a lot easier to grab a fabulous little dress than to put together a whole casual outfi t with jeans, a top, the right jacket and great shoes. You slip on a dress and you can’t go wrong.’

 

5. Play deejay

‘Put together a new playlist and listen to it while you’re having dinner. Music makes you want to move and dance and laugh. It can be magical.’

 

Read more: Five juices for energy

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