Looking at going blonde? There's a lot to consider when picking your shade -- like the undertones of your skin. Avoid "matching" colors. For example, if you have yellow undertones, avoid deep golds; if you have pinkish undertones, strawberry shades aren't for you. If you're going it alone, don't try to go more than a couple shades lighter ...Read more
We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
When it comes to lipstick, eyeshadow, or powder, go ahead and spend a little more -- these makeup mainstays warrant the extra money. Spend your money there instead of on eyeliner, lip gloss, or fancy mascara.
Put duties aside at least an hour before bed and perform soothing, quiet activities that will help you relax.
If you wear makeup, take the time to wash your face twice at night: once to clean off the makeup, and again to cleanse your skin properly. Be gentle, though, and don't overscrub!
... every advance in social progress removes us more and more from the guidance of instinct, obliging us to depend upon reason for the assurance that our habits are really agreeable to the laws of health.
Round-toed shoes can make legs look stumpy by breaking the "line" of your leg. Wear shoes with pointed toes -- heels or flats, it doesn't matter -- to create the impression of a longer line (and thus, a longer, slimmer leg).
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.
Make sure to use moisturizer before you apply concealer. Concealer can settle into fine lines on dry skin.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
If your makeup sponge has started to shred at the edges, smell odd, or lose its original shape, it's time to replace it. Washing them regularly with plain soap and allowing them to air-dry helps them last longer, but they should still be replaced on a regular basis.
Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.
Tired of those white streaks you get from your deodorant after putting on your shirt? Wipe it away with a cotton sock. Other fabrics work in a pinch, but the weave of a cotton sock does it best. Whatever you do, don't use water -- it only gives the appearance of getting rid of the stain, which will come back later.
Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.
If you have a special nail mending kit, use the fibrous paper in the kit and cut a section large enough to cover the nail and wrap under the tip.
The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
Before applying and kind of self-tanner, rub Vaseline on your cuticles and nails. This will keep the tanner from staining them.
I wish more and more that health were studied half as much as disease is. Why, with all the endowment of research against cancer is no study made of those who are free from cancer? Why not inquire what foods they eat, what habits of body and mind they cultivate? And why never study animals in health and natural surroundings? why always sickened ...Read more
Bacteria-killing soaps may seem like a good idea, but they can dry out your skin. Unless you're in an environment where you're in danger of picking up and spreading germs, avoid antibacterial and deodorant soaps.
She wears her clothes as if they were thrown on with a pitchfork.