Al-Kale Haul | How I Lost 30 Pounds/Health, Wellness, and Skincare

Al-Kale Haul | How I Lost 30 Pounds/Health, Wellness, and Skincare

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  1. Kerry and the Huskies on June 13, 2022 at 11:37 pm

    Move out of America! 😂 That’s how I lost weight. Lol. Lots of walking and more natural food, but I still ate pizza and cake from time to time. Came back here and gained all the weight back. 😢

  2. Stacey Book on June 13, 2022 at 11:37 pm

    So happy to see you again dolly!

  3. Gwendoline Jennings on June 13, 2022 at 11:37 pm

  4. Tiff Vazz on June 13, 2022 at 11:38 pm

    I’m so glad you’re back you’re are a strong and amazing person you are loved more than you know

  5. Deborah McCoy on June 13, 2022 at 11:39 pm

    My husband and I joined the gym the day after Thanksgiving. Trying to eat healthier, no carbs, more protein fish that kind of thing. We all know what to do, it’s being in the right mindset to do them. Lost 15 lbs for me, 20 for him so far. You look fantastic, good tips for the meals. Glad you’re back, love you!!

  6. Sebas Catalán on June 13, 2022 at 11:40 pm

    The lip balm #1 from Kiehls is The BEST that I’ve tried

  7. Zack S. on June 13, 2022 at 11:41 pm

    Keep posting videos ! Don’t lose the momentum boi!

  8. Chelsea Iosua on June 13, 2022 at 11:41 pm

    Your food on Instagram stories always gets me drooling. If you so cooking videos im totally cooking along with you!

  9. Becky Kleinschnitz on June 13, 2022 at 11:42 pm

    I do meal prep not solely to eat super healthy all week long but to make sure I’m eating meals I’ve cooked myself. Similar to how you cook your own meals and stay away from processed foods. I know myself and if I don’t have a breakfast and lunch option ready to grab on my way out the door to go to work, I’ll stop at Starbucks or grab a bagel and those things are not what I want to be consuming.
    I also totally feel for you about the gym. It’s intimidating and awkward.. especially if you are being approached by trainers constantly. But what I’ve done is just forget everyone else there. Often times I’m the only female in the weights area and that used to be weird for me. Now I don’t even notice it. It’s all about getting over your fears and powering through the awkward and uncomfortable moments.

    I’m so glad to see you back Alex!

  10. doree T on June 13, 2022 at 11:43 pm

    Yasss! I love cooking videos and taking care of health videos! 💕 Being a diabetic, it’s hard to find the correct meal to help.. 💖

  11. torres Beauty on June 13, 2022 at 11:44 pm

    Very happy to see you back…. Keep looking forward and remember you are loved and you have a purpose.

  12. Sunni Lucas on June 13, 2022 at 11:44 pm

    I love you Alex!!! So so happy to have you back!

  13. Nikki Drain on June 13, 2022 at 11:45 pm

    Would you consider vlogging? I think it would be cool to see your fitness journey through that. You could incorporate what you cook and your work outs. I’m looking to make simple changes and it sounds like that’s exactly what you are doing! Glad to see you back! ❤️

  14. Kimberly King on June 13, 2022 at 11:48 pm

    So happy you’re doing better! I missed your videos.

  15. Gaileen Kern on June 13, 2022 at 11:48 pm

    I just found your channel yesterday when I watched your collab with Manny! I’ve seen you on Instagram before too and I’m glad I found your channel! I’m a big fan of Manny’s as well and you two were so cute together! So much chemistry there! Like you’re 2 peas from a pod. I haven’t seen Manny so happy in a while and I’m glad you don’t let other peoples drama affect your opinions of people. I like your channel a lot. You’re very down to earth and so relatable!

  16. Kimberly Chavez on June 13, 2022 at 11:48 pm

    Alchy-hauls are back!! Yes! More lifestyle videos. Loved this and missed you! ❤️❤️

  17. Samuel Zapata Martinez on June 13, 2022 at 11:51 pm


  18. Carina Contreras on June 13, 2022 at 11:51 pm

    I would love to see you cooking your go to meal.

  19. Evan Gallegos on June 13, 2022 at 11:51 pm

    I heard cocaine when he said cooking 😂😂😂

  20. RD Angie aka angelang83 on June 13, 2022 at 11:52 pm

    Alright…. the water is great today…. but…. I must say I do miss a good alchy haul where you slowly get more and more buzzed as the video goes on…. but I’ll let it go this one time 😉 lol. So glad you’re back!

  21. Tracy Thompson on June 13, 2022 at 11:52 pm

    You have inspired me to get healthier and start working out again! So glad you are back!

  22. Shaunell MacGloan on June 13, 2022 at 11:52 pm

    Woo hoo!!! Mr. Faction IS ON A ROLL!!!! To respond to what we wanna see. Whatever makes you feel good and happy. I love cooking so a video from you would be fabulous! On Kiehls, I use the Daily Rejuvenating Oil mixed with my Double wear. It’s fantastic! I also use it for a moisturizer or prior to foundation. Works well with DW. So I get longevity with Dew. Being 46, I’m dry and aging so I love the effect it adds to my makeup. Other than that i haven’t tried anything else from them. I shall seek them out when it’s time to replenish🥰TFS always

  23. Glamour By B on June 13, 2022 at 11:52 pm

    Love this!

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  25. honeygoldbaby on June 13, 2022 at 11:55 pm

    MISSED YOU! Love you ❤️

  26. deanne goodfellow on June 13, 2022 at 11:58 pm

    At any time we win and In other words truly win, when ever we prevail over we become more powerful as human beings, we proceed into a new phase and perhaps we could change. This transformation no matter what it may be and for whatever cause, is really what allows you to be stronger as an individual. Take hold of the change and then let’s collectively help make 2018 the most excellent year of our lives!

  27. 0MelleJune0 on June 14, 2022 at 12:01 am

    France missed you so much ^^
    Glad to see you back & feeling good !

    Stretching is a good way to feel better for me (and I really should do it more).

  28. Witte Artistry on June 14, 2022 at 12:01 am

    So proud of you! Way to go!!

  29. KatyMarie📷 on June 14, 2022 at 12:06 am

    I can’t work out on my own; there a YouTuber I follower @queendeefitness she does these workouts plans you buy and she does videos to show you different workouts. I loved the workout plans; cause I feel like since I brought it I need to processed in doing it and me paying for it I felt more motivated to work out everyday before dinner for the 30 mins (:

  30. K on June 14, 2022 at 12:09 am

    Happy to see in YT , YAY I’m happy , keep the videos coming

  31. shellmcc0414 on June 14, 2022 at 12:10 am

    Yes please to cooking video xxx

  32. Jill J on June 14, 2022 at 12:12 am

    I actually made a small change by just walking around the cubicles at work during break and lunch. I work at night and I’m often just sitting down. Just getting those steps in has been helpful.

  33. Ma ReeRee on June 14, 2022 at 12:12 am

    Missed your Alchy Haul days with your mommy ❤️but Al-Kale days are GREAT too…as long as we get to spend time with you 😘

  34. Bani jasso on June 14, 2022 at 12:17 am

    Do coke

  35. Franco on June 14, 2022 at 12:17 am

    Hello Alex, could we get more tutorials on haircuts, i like your new one with the fringe. Thank you.

  36. CeCe on June 14, 2022 at 12:18 am

    I’m sooooo glad that you’re getting your happiness back you oook amazing and I can’t wait for you to *hopefully* do Halloween tutorials again ❤️❤️ much love!!

  37. Jennifer Sheffield on June 14, 2022 at 12:18 am

    Wow um ok that makes a lot of sense with what you said about the skincare😳 I’m actually using almost everything of the same brand anyway, so that actually works out well.
    Thank you for the tip! I’m going to try this out😁🖤

  38. Anthony lovelife on June 14, 2022 at 12:18 am

    I’m really happy to see you here again … I waited patiently in the hope of seeing you again. This Channel is so precious. Thank you for the honesty and courage to put yourself naked during your last video. It has really touched me and above all I hope that it will help many others. Now leave a little room for the light, and sharing. You deserve happiness and Love Kiss you from France.😘☺️ #france

  39. ron drake on June 14, 2022 at 12:19 am

    We’ll finally. A real person. Tried Keto and all I wanted was sugar as well lol

  40. Krystyna Paradise on June 14, 2022 at 12:22 am

    Yes to cooking and anything that makes you happy. I love the idea of health forward videos!

  41. Daniel M on June 14, 2022 at 12:25 am

    Sweetie, would you be able to turn up your audio, you’re 1/2 the volume of other things I’ve been watching. Thx! ❤️

  42. Sammieee Rae on June 14, 2022 at 12:25 am

    Missed your videos glad ur back! Like this knew you very inspiring!💜

  43. Sam Dreamer on June 14, 2022 at 12:27 am

    Thank you for your advice Alex, and I HOPE you ll’be in good shape and health. Love you

  44. bryan wayne on June 14, 2022 at 12:28 am

    definitely do more with your fitness and food!!

  45. Amanda Gallagher on June 14, 2022 at 12:30 am

    Achy-hauls are my FAVORITE!! I missed them so much!!

  46. Alysses on June 14, 2022 at 12:30 am

    Calendula, an incredible anti-bacterial and spiritual flower. The Kiehl’s Calendula has been in my cart for a whiiiile! Time to move it up on the to buy list. Also, yes to whatever makes you happy!

  47. Fox_beauty on June 14, 2022 at 12:31 am

    I have gone up and down for the past at least 10 years…. I get really into it, lose weight, and something happens and it’s back to square one… I was doing really well before I moved back to my hometown, then life got in the way, and I stopped. Now I’m back to square one for the millionth time.. i don’t have a great relationship with food. I just love it too much and it sucks lol…

    So I’ve been telling myself i need to go back to the gym again.. till I injured my foot…so now I’m waiting

  48. Georgia Ruggiero on June 14, 2022 at 12:31 am

    Soooooooo happy you’re back and congrats on your healthy lifestyle you look amaze and your energy n vibe is so good!!!! I too have found that small changes have helped like you said taking stairs, walking, hiking and preparing food at home. Meditation has helped me a lot too. If I’m in good mind space I’ve found that I don’t emotionally eat and if I’m less stressed the weight comes off easier. Can’t wait for more videos. Blessings friend. Xoxo

  49. Laura Perez on June 14, 2022 at 12:32 am

    Yaaasss do some cooking videos! 🥰

  50. mua_myra feliciano on June 14, 2022 at 12:33 am

    I’m so proud of you Alex u look so amazing 🙏🏽🙏🏽💯💯😊😊 love ur videos can’t wait for more