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Health and Beauty Tip -- Facial Hair

If you have dark hair on your face, don't shave it! It doesn't grow in thicker, as many think, but it feels like it does as the shaved ends are coarser. In-home waxing can be painful, and salon waxing or hair removal tend to get pricey (especially the latter). Many women are better off simply lightening the hair to make it less visible.

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Our biggest problem as human beings is not knowing that we don't know.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Doing Your Part ...

... in your hair, that is. If you have a long or oval face, a side part works best -- line it up with arch in your eybrow. Round or square faces can be made to appear longer with a middle part, and prominent foreheads or chins appear smaller with a part that's just slightly off-center. Make sure to part your hair while it's wet, so it dries ...Read more

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Being an old maid is like death by drowning -- really a delightful sensation after you have ceased struggling.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Do You Have Bad Breath?

Blowing into your hands to check your breath doesn't really do any good. Try this: lick the back of your hand and let it dry. Provided you haven't used any heavily-scented soap, this will let you know exactly how your breath smells.

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We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Perfume Samples

Don't throw away the perfume strips from magazines. Find one you think you might like, and put it in your purse. You'll have a chance to find out if you like the perfume, and it's also an easy way to give your purse a nice scent.

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Our truest responsibility to the irrationality of the world is to paint or sing or write, for only in such response do we find the truth.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Coloring Your Hair During Pregnancy

A lot of pregnant women worry about getting their hair colored, but medical experts agree it's safe after the first trimester. Use highlights rather than full color, though, as it's best to keep as few chemicals from touching your skin as possible.

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The thing that's important to know is that you never know. You're always sort of feeling your way.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Squeaky-Clean

If you like that "squeaky clean" feeling you get after you wash your face, you might want to rethink your washing regimen. That feeling isn't clean skin, but dry skin. Your skin should feel soft, not dry and tight, or else you may be dehydrating your skin.

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One has to grow up with good talk in order to form the habit of it.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Using Old Lipstick

Ended up with a shade of lipstick you don't like? Don't throw it away -- blend it with one of your favorites. Blending several shades of lipstick is very trendy right now, especially when you layer matte and shimmering colors. It's also a great way to find a custom shade that suits you.

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It is terribly amusing how many different climates of feelings one can go through in one day.

Health and Beauty Tip -- How to Clean Makeup Tools

Make sure your makeup brushes and tools are always clean -- it ensures maximum performance and reduces the likeliness of blemishes. First, hold them under warm, running water (soaking them may loosen the glue that holds them together). Using the soap of your choice, lather them up and rub gently to remove makeup and dirt. Rinse out all the ...Read more

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Resolve to take fate by the throat and shake a living out of her.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Perfume for Others' Health

You may love your favorite perfume or cologne, but take co-workers and friends into account! Others may not share your taste, and some people are genuinely allergic to perfume -- it can bring on headaches and asthma attacks in some people. Use perfume sparingly. Not only will your friends thank you, but just about any scent is better when ...Read more

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A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Take Care of Your Hands

To counteract the rough treatment your hands get every day, scrub them with a facial exfoliater once a week.

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I believe the second half of one's life is meant to be better than the first half. The first half is finding out how you do it. And the second half is enjoying it.

 

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