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Health and Beauty Tip -- Holiday Makeup

The holidays are special, so forget about matte eyeshadow when you go out! Younger women can experiment with shadows with frost, and mature women will look great going for shadows with a satiny finish. Avoid glitter, though ... that's a little too much!

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I stopped believing in Santa Claus at age six when my mother took me to see him in a store and he asked for my autograph.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Deep Conditioning

To help your conditioner do its job, wrap a hot towel around conditioned hair for a few minutes before washing it out. The heat gives a deep conditioning effect that you might not get otherwise.

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The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Extra Sunscreen

If you're going out in the sun, don't forget to cover your scalp! Wearing a hat is the obvious solution, but you can also use sunscreen. Find a non-greasy, spray-on formula; lotions and creams will make your hair oily.

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"The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity."

Health and Beauty Tip -- Help for Sensitive Gums

If your gums are very sensitive, rub a very small amount of aloe vera gel on, and let it sit for a few minutes before washing it off. Aloe vera strengthens gums, and it's especially good to use before using any bleaches or other whiteners on your teeth.

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Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Hot Water

Whenever you can, try to drink a mug of hot (not boiling!) water first thing in the morning. This helps clear out impurities in your body, especially your skin.

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Every time you spend money, you're casting a vote for the kind of world you want.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Applying Foundation

Having trouble with your foundation? You might not be spreading it out enough. When you dot it on your face, do so in as many places as possible -- not just four or five. If at all possible, use a cosmetic brush instead of your fingers -- this spreads out the foundation even more, and you'll end up using less.

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Mothers, food, love, and career, the four major guilt groups.

Health and Beauty Tip -- The Perfect Lipstick

Have a color you like, but it's a little too bright? Add a tiny bit of concealer, either before or while you apply the lipstick. This will tone it down a bit, and it's much more complementary to the rest of your makeup.

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It is only by following your deepest instinct that you can lead a rich life, and if you let your fear of consequence prevent you from following your deepest instinct, then your life will be safe, expedient and thin.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Eyebrow Care

If you're not in the habit of plucking your eyebrows, be sure to give them extra attention. Use a clean toothbrush to brush eyebrows and keep them looking neat. Even if you do pluck your eyebrows, it's a good idea to do this; the little bit of extra effort can really improve your overall appearance!

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Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Lock in Moisture

Make sure you use lotion right after you shower -- most moisture is lost withing two hours of bathing, so use a water-based moisturizer as soon as possible afterwards.

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I don't remember anybody's name. How do you think the "dahling" thing got started?

Health and Beauty Tip -- De-Tangle Your Hair

If you wake up with a "rat's nest," try switching to a silk pillowcase. This keeps your hair from staying in one place all night and tangling up.

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Books...are like lobster shells, we surround ourselves with 'em, then we grow out of 'em and leave 'em behind, as evidence of our earlier stages of development.