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Health and Beauty Tip -- Nighttime Face Wash

Bedtime is the most important time to wash your face, to get rid of any dirt you've picked up during the day. Use circular motions when you scrub, and wash with cold water. Walnut scrub is great for oily skin, and dry of sensitive skin benefits from baby oil or wet cleansing pads afterwards.

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To be a saint does not exclude fine dresses nor a beautiful house.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Red Lipstick

Red lipstick can look good on anyone -- if you find the right red. If you have red or pinkish undertones, go with a cool red with a pinkish or bluish undertone, or even a pure red -- but no orange-based reds! Only use those, or peach-toned reds, if your skin has yellow undertones. If you have olive skin, go for a pure red. Any skin tone is ...Read more

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Experience: A comb life gives you after you lose your hair.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Picking a Purse

If you're the type who likes to have everything on hand, make your next purse a lightweight one with rolled or thick straps. Thin straps are uncomfortable to carry when your purse is heavy, and are better suited for women who don't carry much in their bags.

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It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Applying Lipstick Without a Mirror

If you need to fix up your lipstick but can't find a mirror, try this: using one finger from your free hand as a guide, position the tip of your lipstick at the center of the "bow" of your mouth. Tracing the edge of your lips with that finger, draw a half-heart shape from the center to the edge of your mouth on both sides. Then, using that ...Read more

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You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Quick Nail Tip

If you don't have time to do your nails, try this: remove any nail polish, soak your nails in lemon juice to get rid of stains, then use a nail buffer for a quick shine.

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It is a common delusion that you make things better by talking about them.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Styling Fine Hair

If your hair lacks body, here's a quick tip: lower your head and brush your hair from underneath while you dry it. It really does work! If you still want a little more body, use a round brush.

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If you want to say it with flowers, a single rose says: "I'm cheap!"

Health and Beauty Tip -- Help for Damaged Hair

Give your hair time to repair itself. Keep the heat off by letting your hair air-dry as often as possible. If you must use a hair dryer, use a nozzle to put some distance between you and the dryer's heat.

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"Hollywood is like Picasso's bathroom."

Health and Beauty Tip -- Keep Away the Frizz

If you have naturally curly hair, you may get frizzy as your hair dries. There's a simple solution -- don't touch it! Wait until your hair is at least 90% dry (either let it air dry or use a diffuser) before touching it, then tousle it with your fingers to style.

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The eleventh commandment --- Thou shalt not be found out --- is the only one that is virtually impossible to keep these days.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Quick Eye Enhancement

Don't have time (or energy) for full makeup? Even a little work on your eyelashes can brighten your whole face. Curl your lashes and put on a bit of mascara -- it only takes a second, and it makes your eyes look great in a hurry.

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Everybody wants to do something to help, but nobody wants to be first.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Look Rested

Always make sure to get the right amount of sleep ... but if you just can't one night, you don't have to look exhausted the next day. Before you shower, apply a thick layer of moisturizer to your face. Use an invigorating shower gel and end with a cool rinse. Gently massage off the moisturizer at the end of the shower with a damp washcloth. ...Read more

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The way to do research is to attack the facts at the point of greatest astonishment.