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Health and Beauty Tip -- Before Shaving

Before you shave your legs, use an exfoliating scrub to soften the skin -- and remember to rinse it off first. Your legs will feel smoother, and your shave will last longer.

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The only aspect of our travels that is interesting to others is disaster.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Check Your Makeup

If you have problems with breakouts, check the ingredients in your makeup! If it contains lanolin or mineral oil, it may be clogging up your pores and causing blemishes. Consider switching to a water-based foundation.

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May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Cold Cream

There's a reason it's called "cold cream" ... to keep it fresh longer, store it in the refrigerator. This keeps it from going bad, and also feels nice and cool when you use it.

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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 -- Homemade Bath Salts

Use Epsom salts and your favorite fragrant oil to make homemade bath salts for yourself, or to give as a gift. Make sure to watch out for possible skin allergies depending on what kind of oil you use.

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A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Health and Beauty Tip -- A Drink for Clear Skin

If you've been having breakouts recently, replace your morning coffee or tea with a slice of lemon in hot water.

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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 -- Softer Feet

To keep your feet from getting rough, massage them with your favorite oil or lotion before you go to bed, and wear socks overnight. This makes the lotion much more effective, and you'll notice the difference in the morning.

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You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an inner exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Avoid Dry Skin in the Winter

Facial creams and lotions help keep your skin from drying out, but consider investing in a humidifier as well. It may not seem like a health and beauty aid, but you'll see results almost instantly -- not only does it keep your skin from getting dry overnight, but it reduces the risk of colds and other airborne illnesses.

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Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then, Life is dull without it.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Vitamin E for Dry Skin

A daily Vitamin E supplement will help with dry skin, but consider actually using it on your skin, too. Rub a little on your face right after you get out of the shower and your skin is still moist. Scrubbing your face beforehand makes this even more effective.

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

Health and Beauty Tip -- Vitamins for Stronger Nails

If you've tried everything to strengthen your brittle nails, increase the amount of foods such as spinach, cheese, salmon, and nuts in your diet. These foods contain vitamin H (also knows as Biotin), which helps strengthen nails, and is also beneficial to your hair and skin. If you're still not getting enough, consider taking a Bioton ...Read more

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When you are unhappy, is there anything more maddening than to be told that you should be contented with your lot?

Health and Beauty Tip -- Baking Soda Facial Scrub

If you have sensitive skin and can't use a store-bought facial scrub, add one teaspoon of baking soda to your regular facial cleanser. This smooths away rough patches and exfoliates without being too harsh on your skin.

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There are lots of ways of being miserable, but there's only one way of being comfortable, and that is to stop running round after happiness. If you make up your mind not to be happy there's no reason why you shouldn't have a fairly good time.

 

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