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Quote of the Day

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Readers are plentiful: thinkers are rare.

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!

Health and Beauty Tip -- Perfume Samples

Don't throw away the perfume strips from magazines. Find one you think you might like, and put it in your purse. You'll have a chance to find out if you like the perfume, and it's also an easy way to give your purse a nice scent.

Quote of the Day

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It is necessary to grow accustomed to freedom before one may walk in it sure-footedly.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Coloring Your Hair During Pregnancy

A lot of pregnant women worry about getting their hair colored, but medical experts agree it's safe after the first trimester. Use highlights rather than full color, though, as it's best to keep as few chemicals from touching your skin as possible.

Quote of the Day

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The entire being of a woman is a secret which should be kept.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Squeaky-Clean

If you like that "squeaky clean" feeling you get after you wash your face, you might want to rethink your washing regimen. That feeling isn't clean skin, but dry skin. Your skin should feel soft, not dry and tight, or else you may be dehydrating your skin.

Quote of the Day

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Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Using Old Lipstick

Ended up with a shade of lipstick you don't like? Don't throw it away -- blend it with one of your favorites. Blending several shades of lipstick is very trendy right now, especially when you layer matte and shimmering colors. It's also a great way to find a custom shade that suits you.

Quote of the Day

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Love is an action, never simply a feeling.

Health and Beauty Tip -- How to Clean Makeup Tools

Make sure your makeup brushes and tools are always clean -- it ensures maximum performance and reduces the likeliness of blemishes. First, hold them under warm, running water (soaking them may loosen the glue that holds them together). Using the soap of your choice, lather them up and rub gently to remove makeup and dirt. Rinse out all the ...Read more

Quote of the Day

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It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Perfume for Others' Health

You may love your favorite perfume or cologne, but take co-workers and friends into account! Others may not share your taste, and some people are genuinely allergic to perfume -- it can bring on headaches and asthma attacks in some people. Use perfume sparingly. Not only will your friends thank you, but just about any scent is better when ...Read more

Quote of the Day

Women / Women's Quote /

Woman is not born: she is made.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Take Care of Your Hands

To counteract the rough treatment your hands get every day, scrub them with a facial exfoliater once a week.

Quote of the Day

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What is enough? Enough is when somebody says "Get me the best people you can find" and nobody notices when half of them turn out to be women.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Higher Cheekbones

Use a facial powder four shades darker than your natural skin tone and apply just under the cheekbones to make them appear higher.

Quote of the Day

Women / Women's Quote /

Not out of right practice comes right thinking, but out of right thinking comes right practice.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Narrower Nose

To make your nose look narrower, brush a bit of dark matte blush or bronzing powder on either side.

Quote of the Day

Women / Women's Quote /

I believe the greatest gift I can conceive of having from anyone is to be seen, heard, understood and touched by them. The greatest gift I can give is to see, hear, understand and touch another person. When this is done, I feel contact has been made.