If you go to get your nails done, keep a few things in mind. Firstly, bring your own tools with you, and beware of sharp tools at the salon. Make sure the salon uses proper disinfectant (many only use UV sterilizers, which do not kill all bacteria). And finally -- if the manicure or pedicure hurts, tell the technician right away. A good ...Read more
A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self in the mirror of some woman's eyes.
If you get foundation in the wrong shade, don't throw it out! Blending a few mismatched colors can help you find just the right shade.
A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.
You can keep your arms in shape by lifting weights -- or water bottles! Full water bottles are an excellent replacement for hand weights.
Every one has a gift for something, even if it is the gift of being a good friend.
Never use self-tanner on your face by itself! Mix equal parts tanner (one shade darker than your natural skin tone) and moisturizer in your hands, and apply it over your face and neck. Be sure to use remaining tanner on your earlobes and upper ears, and always wash your hands afterwards. Remember to use sunscreen, even with tanner!
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
When buying sunscreen this summer, look for two new ingredients: meroxyl and helioplex. These will help protect from both UVA and UVB rays, and are showing up in more and more products this year.
I feel sure that no girl would go to the altar if she knew all.
Try wavy hair for a new summer style. Use styling spray, then curl your hair in alternate directions: first inward, then outward, and so on. Instead of brushing it out whn you're done, tousle it with your fingers.
I was gravely warned by some of my female acquaintances that no woman could expect to be regarded as a lady after she had written a book.
Didn't have a chance to wash your hair yesterday? If you have light hair, sprinkle baby powder on a comb or brush and run it through your hair, focusing on the roots, to absorb oil. Don't try this if you have dark hair -- instead spray your roots and part with hairspray, then rub with a towel. The alcohol in the spray will help to absorb any ...Read more
No, I don't understand my husband's theory of relativity, but I know my husband and I know he can be trusted.
Mix 3 tbsp of sugar with 4 tbsp of warm water. Once the sugar has dissolved (so it doesn't scratch your skin), rub it gently onto your face and leave it for ten minutes. Be sure to rinse your skin completely. Sugar acts as a natural exfoliant, as well as reducing lines and wrinkles.
I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes -- and six months later you have to start all over again.
... on your hands! Even when applying your own sunscreen or sunblock, it's important to apply it to your hands they way you would the rest of you. Too much exposure to sun can age them prematurely. You can use special products made for hands, or your regular sunscreen or subnblock.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.
Before bedtime, drink a glass of skim of 1% milk. It's a simple way to increase your calcium intake, and it helps some people get to sleep faster.
This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes.