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Health and Beauty Tip -- Stained Fingernails

If your fingers and nails are stained from nicotine or dark nail polish, use a toothbrush and whitening toothpaste to scrub the stains away.

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Men who don't like girls with brains don't like girls.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Color or Highlight?

Women with shorter hair tend to look better with a full color job than with highlights. Medium to long hair looks wonderful with highlights, especially if your hair is also long around the face.

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Women / Women's Quote /

When men reach their sixties and retire, they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Cover Roots Quickly

If you need to cover your roots and don't have time to dye, use eyeshadow! Spray on a little hairspray, then pat a little eyeshadow along your visible hairline. Gold works best with blonde, and brown works best for dark hair or for covering gray.

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Women / Women's Quote /

I married beneath me - all women do.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Look Thinner in Photos

The way you pose can affect how you look in pictures! To make yourself look thinner, turn a bit sideways with one foot in front of the other, put your shoulders back and your chest out. Not only does it look good in photos -- it's also good posture!

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Women / Women's Quote /

The rarest thing in the world is a woman who is pleased with photographs of herself.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Not Used to Makeup?

If you're new to (or bad at) applying makeup, start with your lipstick. The color and brightness will be a good gauge as to how much you should make up your eyes and cheeks. Remember, never draw attention to more than one part of your face at a time!

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Women / Women's Quote /

Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but she did it backwards and in high heels.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Lipstick as Blush

Lipstick can be used as a long-lasting blush, provided you apply it lightly and sparingly. Lipstick has a much darker pigment, and a little goes a long way.

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Women / Women's Quote /

A woman has the age she deserves.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Applying Concealer

When applying concealer under your eyes, pat, don't rub. You'll use less and get more out of what you do use.

Quote of the Day

Women / Women's Quote /

Had I been a man, I might have explored the Poles or climbed Mount Everest, but as it was, my spirit found outlet in the air.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Soft Feet

The tough skin on your feet benefits from the heavy moisturizing properties of lanolin. Whether you apply it during the day or under socks before you go to sleep, you'll notice softer skin on your feet in no time!

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Women / Women's Quote /

I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Great Hair at 40

If you're over 40, try a shoulder-length, layered haircut. Short hair and blunt cuts aren't as flattering. No matter what cut you go with, don't overstyle. Less is more -- keep it natural-looking.

Quote of the Day

Women / Women's Quote /

Women have been trained to speak softly and carry a lipstick. Those days are over.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Sunscreen vs. Sunblock

What's the difference? Sunscreen absorbs UV rays and scatters them, while sunblock reflects them entirely. Sometimes sunscreens with SPF numbers of 15 or higher are advertised as sunblock -- but sunblock doesn't need an SPF number, as it reflects all rays. If you burn easily, go with sunblock; if you want a tan, buy sunscreen and make sure ...Read more

Quote of the Day

Women / Women's Quote /

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.