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Health and Beauty Tip -- Keeping Your Hands Soft

Keep a jar or tube of hand cream on your desk at work and in your car. This will keep it available to you wherever you go, so you can apply it throughout the day to keep your hands from getting too dry.

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Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones do.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Save Money on Cleansers

Cleansing cloths and facial wipes are handy, but also expensive. When you buy a new package, take some time to cut each cloth in half. You only need half, anyway, and the extra time will save you money in the long run.

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Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy.

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.

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It should be a very happy marriage --- they are both so much in love with him.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Simple Anti-Aging Tips

Every little bit helps, but there are simple things you can do you make yourself look younger that don't involve makeup. Whitening strips, for instance, help remove coffee and tea stains from teeth; whiter teeth help you look younger and healthier easily. And there's one that's even simpler -- work on your posture! You'll look thinner ...Read more

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Every instance of heartbreak can teach us powerful lessons about creating the kind of love we really want.

Health and Beauty Tip -- When to Brush Wet Hair

Don't start brushing your hair right when you get out of the shower. Get out the majority of the tangles with your fingers first. When your hair is about 80% dry, that's the best time to start. Don't start brushing until your fingers go through your hair easily without hitting tangles.

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Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy.

Health and Beauty Tip -- A Semi-Formal Ponytail

Yes, a ponytail can look nice at the office or a dinner out! Part your hair a bit off-center, and make a loose ponytail in the lower middle of the back of your head. Make sure to dry your hair with a blow dryer and comb it straight. As easy as it might be, making a ponytail while your hair is still wet doesn't look good at all!

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If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Hair Dryer Extensions

Those dryer extensions really are useful! Nozzles direct and concentrate the heat where you need it most; for example, if you have straight hair, a narrow nozzle works perfectly. Diffusers are worthwhile, too -- they can add a lift to flat hair.

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We can be sure that the greatest hope for maintaining equilibrium in the face of any situation rests within ourselves.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Fix for Static in Hair

Invest in an ionic dryer if you find that your hair tends to be frizzy. It seals water into your hair by reducing the size of the water droplets in it.

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The particular human chain we're part of is central to our individual identity.

Health and Beauty Tip -- "Road Map" for Eyebrows

We've given you some tips on plucking your own eyebrows before, but remember ... anything is easier with help from your stylist! If you're not sure of how to shape your brows, have your stylist do it first. You can use that shape as a "road map" so long as you remember to pluck on a semi-regular basis.

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To be a saint does not exclude fine dresses nor a beautiful house.

Health and Beauty Tip -- What Should You Test?

When picking up new makeup, you can generally get away with buying mascara, eyeliner, lip gloss, and most eyeshadows without testing them. Lipstick, powder, foundation, and blush all need to be checked before buying. You're not likely to be able to guess without testing.

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I wish the government would put a tax on pianos for the incompetent.