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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 -- Eat Your Greens

Studies are showing that green leafy vegetables like spinach, kale and collards are beneficial to your body's ability to keep itself healthy. The high amounts of vitamin E in each help fight chemicals produced by the body that can damage cells. But any kind of vegetable is helpful -- people who eat more than two servings of vegetables per day ...Read more

Quote of the Day

Women / Women's Quote /

Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love.

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.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Exfoliate!

Dry, cold weather can cause dead skin cells to build up. Even if you don't usually use an exfoliator, now's a good time to start. You can also use a puff or a loofah. Use moisturizer afterwards to keep your skin soft.

Quote of the Day

Women / Women's Quote /

There are still a lot of women suffering in the world, and we don't see it so much because we live in a privileged society.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Accessorize for Winter

Choose accessories that complement your winter coat. Heavy down parkas look great with knits, like striped scarves and ski caps. Pea coats are especially flattering with a cream-colored skull cap and mittens, and shaped wool coats go best with "girly" accessories like berets and cashmere scarves in pastels.

Quote of the Day

Women / Women's Quote /

The beauty of women was the first expression of my photography.

Health and Beauty Tip -- When to Use Facial Treatments

Cream, under-eye treatment, moisturizing lotion, or almost any such product works best at night, so apply it right before going to bed. If you use a lotion or moisturizer on your face, it's a good idea to use it on your neck and arms, too.

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Women / Women's Quote /

I think that it's true; more women writers make a good living out of writing... whether they are married or single.

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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Women / Women's Quote /

I'd love to see more women working as directors and producers.

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

Quote of the Day

Women / Women's Quote /

Women play very important roles in real life situations in every walk of life, including security and the military.

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.

Quote of the Day

Women / Women's Quote /

Get more women producers, writers, directors. Why should we expect men to do it for us? They can't.

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

Quote of the Day

Women / Women's Quote /

When you put ten or eleven women of the older generation together, the biggest subject is sex.

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.

Quote of the Day

Women / Women's Quote /

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.