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Health and Beauty Tip -- Getting Rid of Deodorant Streaks

Tired of those white streaks you get from your deodorant after putting on your shirt? Wipe it away with a cotton sock. Other fabrics work in a pinch, but the weave of a cotton sock does it best. Whatever you do, don't use water -- it only gives the appearance of getting rid of the stain, which will come back later.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Cut Back on Coffee

How much is too much? Any more than four cups of caffeinated coffee each day can lead to bladder irritation. The same amount of caffeine in chocolate, caffeinated tea, or cola can do the same thing, so watch your intake!

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Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.

Health and Beauty Tip -- If You Break a Nail ...

If you have a special nail mending kit, use the fibrous paper in the kit and cut a section large enough to cover the nail and wrap under the tip.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Vitamin C Before Bed?

If you take a vitamin C supplement, make sure to take it earlier in the day. Taking vitamin c late at night can actually contribute to sleeplessness.

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That which we look on with unselfish love
And true humility is surely ours,
Even as a lake looks at the stars above
And makes within itself a heaven of stars.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Avoiding Stains on Nails

Before applying and kind of self-tanner, rub Vaseline on your cuticles and nails. This will keep the tanner from staining them.

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If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Antibacterial Soap

Bacteria-killing soaps may seem like a good idea, but they can dry out your skin. Unless you're in an environment where you're in danger of picking up and spreading germs, avoid antibacterial and deodorant soaps.

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The farther behind I leave the past, the closer I am to forging my own character.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Nail Polish That Lasts

The type of nail polish you use, as well as how you apply it, can determine how long it will last. Shimmery colors tend to last longer, as the small particles of sparkle help the polish cling to your nails. Also, don't lay the polish on too thick. Rather that two thick coats, try three or four thin ones. They'll last longer and dry more ...Read more

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Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.

Health and Beauty Tip -- When to Apply Blush

As a rule, you should apply blush before powder, but find what works best for you. Some makeup artists like to use blush before foundation for a more natural-looking glow. Always use a full brush, rather than the small one that comes in your compact.

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Ritual is the way you carry the presence of the sacred. Ritual is the spark that must not go out.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Overplucked Eyebrows

Your eyebrows will grow back eventually, but if you've overplucked, fill in the bare spots with brow pencil as close to your shade as possible. Be sure to set it with eyebrow gel so it doesn't smudge, and use light strokes for a natural look.

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The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Applying Eyeliner

Always start applying eyeliner from the outer corner of the eye, and stop two-thirds of the way in. Hold the skin of your upper lid taut, and draw the liner into your lash line rather than above it. For a smokier look, smudge with a cotton swab after you've applied it.

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What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

Want an easy way to lower your blood pressure? Add a few new ingredients to your salads. Tomatoes, or dried beans like kidney and garbanzo, lower blood pressure naturally, as do bananas or peaches in your morning breakfast cereal.

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You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.