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Health and Beauty Tip -- Picking a Purse

If you're the type who likes to have everything on hand, make your next purse a lightweight one with rolled or thick straps. Thin straps are uncomfortable to carry when your purse is heavy, and are better suited for women who don't carry much in their bags.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Avoid Static Cling

To fight off static cling, keep a dryer sheet in your purse and rub it on the underside of your skirt or pantyhose.

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The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum. Whenever evil wins, it is only by default: by the moral failure of those who evade the fact that there can be no compromise on basic principles.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Simple Anti-Aging Tips

Every little bit helps, but there are simple things you can do you make yourself look younger that don't involve makeup. Whitening strips, for instance, help remove coffee and tea stains from teeth; whiter teeth help you look younger and healthier easily. And there's one that's even simpler -- work on your posture! You'll look thinner ...Read more

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Experience suggests it doesn't matter so much how you got here, as what you do after you arrive.

Health and Beauty Tip -- When to Brush Wet Hair

Don't start brushing your hair right when you get out of the shower. Get out the majority of the tangles with your fingers first. When your hair is about 80% dry, that's the best time to start. Don't start brushing until your fingers go through your hair easily without hitting tangles.

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May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.

Health and Beauty Tip -- A Semi-Formal Ponytail

Yes, a ponytail can look nice at the office or a dinner out! Part your hair a bit off-center, and make a loose ponytail in the lower middle of the back of your head. Make sure to dry your hair with a blow dryer and comb it straight. As easy as it might be, making a ponytail while your hair is still wet doesn't look good at all!

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[Long hair] is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Hair Dryer Extensions

Those dryer extensions really are useful! Nozzles direct and concentrate the heat where you need it most; for example, if you have straight hair, a narrow nozzle works perfectly. Diffusers are worthwhile, too -- they can add a lift to flat hair.

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Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Fix for Static in Hair

Invest in an ionic dryer if you find that your hair tends to be frizzy. It seals water into your hair by reducing the size of the water droplets in it.

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If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time.

Health and Beauty Tip -- "Road Map" for Eyebrows

We've given you some tips on plucking your own eyebrows before, but remember ... anything is easier with help from your stylist! If you're not sure of how to shape your brows, have your stylist do it first. You can use that shape as a "road map" so long as you remember to pluck on a semi-regular basis.

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Read not to contradict and confuteā€¦nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider.

Health and Beauty Tip -- What Should You Test?

When picking up new makeup, you can generally get away with buying mascara, eyeliner, lip gloss, and most eyeshadows without testing them. Lipstick, powder, foundation, and blush all need to be checked before buying. You're not likely to be able to guess without testing.

Quote of the Day

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If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Fish Helps Wrinkles?

It turns out omega-3 fatty acids are not only good for your heart, but help reduce and prevent wrinkles. Sugar, on the other hand, does the exact opposite. If you're worried about wrinkles and don't already take fish oil supplements, now would be a great time to start. Alternatively, if you're a fan of salmon, you've got an even better excuse...Read more

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Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to 'jump at de sun.' We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Hair Care for Busy Moms

Want great-looking hair, but don't have time to style it? Get a simple, straight cut. You can let your hair air-dry when you get out of the shower, and it'll still look great! For a simple cut, you don't have to spend top dollar -- a small, inexpensive salon will do fine, so long as you make sure to go back and keep your cut maintained once ...Read more