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Health and Beauty Tip -- Avoid Backaches

If you're prone to backaches, especially in the morning, try sleeping on your back with your knees raised on a pillow. If this is uncomfortable, sleep on your side with a pillow between your knees.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Avoid Chapped Lips

Put an old toothbrush to good use. Before you go to bed, rub your lips with a toothbrush to slough off dead skin. It's best to do this before bed -- no more waking up with dry, chapped lips!

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Part of being sane, is being a little bit crazy.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Cut Back on Coffee

How much is too much? Any more than four cups of caffeinated coffee each day can lead to bladder irritation. The same amount of caffeine in chocolate, caffeinated tea, or cola can do the same thing, so watch your intake!

Health and Beauty Tip -- Ice Blue Eyeshadow

There are very few colors that work on anyone; ice blue is one of them. This complements nearly any eye and skin color without exception, so don't be afraid to try it! Just make sure you don't overdo it -- some people look better with a little, some with more.

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We call them dumb animals, and so they are, for they cannot tell us how they feel, but they do not suffer less because they have no words.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Ease Pain When Plucking

Many people say to put ice on your eyebrows before plucking ... but this actually tightens pores and makes plucking more painful. Do the opposite and put a warm washcloth on your forehead first to open pores. Use ice afterwards to soothe any pain.

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There are times not to flirt. When you're sick. When you're with children. When you're on the witness stand.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Plucking and Shaping Eyebrows

Make sure not to lose the curve of your eyebrows when plucking. A good way to do this is to pluck from underneath on the outer arch, and from above on the inner arch.

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Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Quick Face Powder Fix

In a pinch, you can use corn starch as face powder. Don't use too much, though -- it can tend to make you look pale.

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A kiss can be a comma, a question mark, or an exclamation point. That's the basic spelling that every woman ought to know.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Don't Leave Makeup On

After a long day, you may not want to go to the trouble of removing all your makeup. If you're consistently leaving it on at bedtime, though, you'll be more prone to breakouts and clogged pores. If you simply don't have time, keep some cleansing wipes by your bed. A quick clean is better than none at all.

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Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Make the Most of Hair Products

You don't need to use two different kinds of hair product to get the style you want. Use the same hair cream on wet hair (to tame frizz) as you do on dry hair (to hold flyaways). If you prefer gel, apply to damp hair for hold, then again to dry hair for shine.

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If you're afraid to let someone else see your weakness, take heart: Nobody's perfect. Besides, your attempts to hide your flaws don't work as well as you think they do.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Quick Hair-Drying

You can cut up to 15 minutes off your morning preparation time by trying this technique: with your dryer set on low, turn your head upside down and dry while using your fingers to style. Spend most of the time on the nape of your neck -- that's the area that takes the longest to dry. The outer layers of your hair will air-dry much more quickly.

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No nice men are good at getting taxis.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Get the Most Out of Lipstick

You don't need to buy multiple tubes of lipstick to get different looks! If you want a glossy finish, apply a thin layer of Vaseline to your lips first. Dust your lipstick with some loose powder once it's applied for a matte finish, or pat it on gently for a stain. And for an evening style, mix your lipstick with a bit of dark eyeshadow.

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Women / Women's Quote /

Most women's magazines simply try to mold women into bigger and better consumers.