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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 -- Simple Ways to Stay in Shape

You don't have to sign up for a special class or take up a new sport to stay in shape -- just keep moving! Everything from mowing the lawn to playing ball with your friends keeps you moving, which keeps you feeling better. Throughout the day, find reasons to move more: take the stairs instead of the elevator, or go out and walk your dog. You'...Read more

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Try to love someone who you want to hate, because they are just like you, somewhere inside, in a way you may never expect, in a way that resounds so deeply within you that you cannot believe it.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Face-Slimming Makeup

To make your face look slimmer, use two shades of blush -- the compacts with two shades work best. After you apply your usual foundation, apply the lighter shade on the apples of your cheeks, followed by the darker shade along the line of your cheekbones. Make sure to blend!

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I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?

Health and Beauty Tip -- Unsticking Nail Polish Bottles

Everyone hates nail polish bottles that stick shut! To keep this from happening, coat the inside of the cap and edge of the bottle with Vaseline.

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The point of quotations is that one can use another's words to be insulting.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Choosing New Foundation

When picking out new foundation or concealer, test it on the inside of your wrist. This is the most unblemised area of skin, and will give you the best idea of how the makeup will look on your face.

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Intimate relationships cannot substitute for a life plan. But to have any meaning or viability at all, a life plan must include intimate relationships.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Make Nail Polish Last Longer

Is your nail polish too thick to apply well, but not thick enough to throw out? Add a very small amount of nail polish thinner to make it last.

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Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then -- we elected them.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Take Care of Makeup Pencils

If you have trouble with your eyeliner or lip pencils breaking when you sharpen them, place them in the freezer for 10 minutes. This makes them slightly harder, and thus easier to sharpen.

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What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense, we are. The mere aspiration, by changing the frame of the mind, for the moment realizes itself.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Quick Manicure

Want a manicured look, but don't have time? File your nails into a square shape, buff them, then apply a coat of clear polish. Rub cuticle oil around the edge of the nail, then moisturize your whole hand. You'll have a polished look in less than 15 minutes!

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I was born because my mother needed a fourth for meals.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Cream Foundations

For a healthy glow, use gel or cream blushes instead of powder in a rosy pink. These are more transparent and blend smoothly. Apply it to the apples of your cheeks and blend up towards the eyes for a natural look.

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It is hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Applying Mascara

Tired of your mascara flaking off or smudging? Apply mascara only to your top lashes, then run an eyelash brush through to separate the lashes and avoid clumping and build-up.

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Getting along with men isn't what's truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get along with one man.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Throw Out Old Makeup

Remember, cosmetics have expiration dates! Throw out mascara every three months, powder eye shadow every nine to 18, and cream eye shadow every six to 12. This will ensure quality make-up jobs and prevent eye infections.

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