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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.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Witch Hazel

If you suffer from blemishes on a regular basis and brand-name astringents haven't worked, use a bit of witch hazel twice a day. Witch hazel is an inexpensive and natural treatment for oily skin.

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Time is a cruel thief to rob us of our former selves. We lose as much to life as we do to death.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Vitamins for Smoother Skin

Vitamin E helps your skin stay soft and smooth. Be sure to get your recommended daily allowance (about 10 mg), either by adjusting your diet or taking a supplement.

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This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Calming Blemishes

To take the red out of pimples and blemishes quickly, saturate a cotton ball with anti-redness eye drops and apply gently. This may not be a permanent fix, but it lessens the redness considerably when you have places to be!

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I don't visit my parents often because Delta Airlines won't wait in the yard while I run in.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Salt Bath

When you have a chance to take a long bath, add some sea salt to the water. It's inexpensive, helps remove impurities from your skin, and (best of all) is very relaxing.

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If the shoe fits, it's too expensive.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Unclogging Pores

After you shower, run some hot water into the sink and lean over it with a towel over your head, so that your face is nearly touching the water. This will open and unclog pores, which helps to prevent blemishes.

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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 -- Chamomile Rinse

For softer, shinier hair, soak two bags of chamomile tea in two cups of water, and use this as a final rinse when you wash your hair. This also gives your hair a much nicer scent than most shampoos.

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Man forgives woman anything save the wit to outwit him.

 

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