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Health and Beauty Tip -- Products for Dandruff

Dandruff and a flaky scalp are two very different things -- dandruff tends to stay at the root of your hair, while the little white flakes that most people think is dandruff is actually flaky scalps. Make sure to read shampoo labels closely to make sure you're getting the right product. Many companies mismarket their products as dandruff ...Read more

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Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car and the house that you leave empty all day in order to afford to live in it.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Anti-Aging Antioxidants

You probably keep hearing about antioxidants, but what do they do? As the name might suggest, they clear out oxidants -- toxins that are released whenever something burns, such as smoking a cigarette or the body burning off food to provide energy. These can be cancelled out with foods like carrots, tomatoes, oranges, broccoli, nuts, and fish. ...Read more

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I don't design clothes, I design dreams.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Cold Nose

What can you do about a red nose in cold weather? Unfortunately, very little. But you can hide it with some extra makeup, especially if you use a foundation with green undertones on the end of your nose to cancel out some of the red.

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Laughter is the closest distance between two people.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Pumpkin Seeds

Have you ever toasted pumpkin seeds at Halloween? Don't wait until the holiday to eat them. Pumpkin seeds are a great source of iron, zinc, calcium, and magnesium, and area also high in omega-3. One handful a day makes a big difference.

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The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Applying Moisturizer

When applying moisturizer as part of your daily routine, make sure not to use it directly around your eyes -- this skin is more likely to retain fluid, and moisturizer will make the under-eye area appear puffier. But do remember to use some on your neck and throat; skin can become dry there, too.

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There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Check Your Water

No matter what kind of facial cleanser you use, check what kind of water you have access to. Hard water can be just as detrimental to skin as plain soap, and can dry it out.

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I have never seasoned a truth with the sauce of a lie in order to digest it more easily.

Health and Beauty Tip -- "Firming Up" Your Chin

To hide a double chin, get some brownish-rose blush and brush it along your jawline from just below your ears to your chin. Use a very small amount of white powder on the tip of your chin to complete the slimming effect.

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I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Eat Right to Counter PMS

If you don't like vitamin supplements or over-the-counter drugs, you can counter PMS by changing your diet. Pasta, vegetables, and whole grain cereal and bread can help alleviate PMS symptoms. Be sure to avoid things like chocolate, coffee, and caffeinated sodas, as this can make the symptoms worse.

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Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water-bath is to the body.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Strengthen Your Nails

Before you go to bed every night, use a nail-strengthening cream on your nails (and under, if they're long). This also keeps them hydrated, which is essential for healthy nails.

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Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived.

Health and Beauty Tip -- Choosing Powder

When choosing powder, it is (of course) important to match the color of your skin ... but if you're looking for a warmer glow, try something with a pink or peach tint. With pressed powder, you might want to choose something a little lighter than your skin tone.

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We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.