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Considering a "Nose Job?" Know The Facts Before You Commit

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 Michele Ellingsen (June 26, 2007)  The reshaping of the nose can do much to enhance your looks as well as your body image. But of course, like other cosmetic procedures, you should not expect changes in your appearance to change your entire life. Still, our self-esteem is often affected by our looks, so it is not uncommon for certain parts of our anatomy to bother us. For men and women alike the nose is often a source of . (Beauty)

Wow! Those Eyes! Considering Eyelid Surgery

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 Michele Ellingsen (June 26, 2007)  Have you ever heard the song lyrics “Jeepers Creepers (where’d a get those peepers)”? Greats like Louis Armstrong and Frank Sinatra imortalized that tune, singing about how eyes can hypnotize and compel. One of the lines asks, “Where’d ya get those eyes?” and as time marches on our and our eyes begin to look tired and wrinkled, most of us wonder where . (Beauty)

Get Rid Of Acne - Treatment Options For Stubborn Blackheads

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 Kat Daez (June 25, 2007)  If you see dark dots on your face along with zits, those are probably open comedones, popularly known as blackheads. Don't try to pull those black things off from your pores using a tweezer or any sharp object as this might only worsen the condition. Before giving out info on what you can do about your blackheads, what, first, are blackheads? These little black dots are actually open .. (Beauty)

Acne And Pregnancy - How To Treat Hormonal Acne

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 Harvey B. Ong (June 25, 2007)  If you're pregnant, get ready for those hormones! As a pregnant mother, you can expect a series of hormonal changes as your body actually prepares itself for your baby. Unfortunately, along with the hormones comes acne as your skin becomes more vulnerable due to the hormonal fluctuations. Good news is, acne from pregnancy is very common, so don't fret if you see zits every now and then .. (Beauty)

Chemical Peels For Beauty - The Benefits And Side Effects Of Face Peels

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 Marcus Ryan (June 25, 2007)  If you talk to any woman these days, she will tell you that she only feels confident when she knows that she looks good. Feeling beautiful can revolutionize the female psyche to the point that one woman can feel invincible! Beauty is important, regardless of what others may think. There are many techniques that women can use to boost self-esteem, and chemical peels are a typical .. (Beauty)

Chemical Peels - Choosing The Best Face Beauty Peel For You

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 Marcus Ryan (June 25, 2007)  Skin care is of great importance these days because of the desperation of society to keep aging at bay. As a result, chemical peels have found their way into fashion. However, there are different types that you could choose from. Chemical peels are actually very versatile and can be used as a solution for a whole variety of problems. They are extremely popular as a result of how .. (Beauty)

Face Lifts - Your Options In Cosmetic Or Plastic Surgery

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 Marcus Ryan (June 25, 2007)  By nature, we are all destined to age. It is inevitable. One day, we will all have lines and wrinkles in places that are visible and places that are not! However, modern day technology and cosmetic surgery have provided us all with a means to halt the aging process. One of the main ways that individuals avoid facial wrinkles is the surgical face lift. A face lift can make us look years .. (Beauty)

Dermacia Product Review - Can Dermacia Help "Cure" Acne?

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 Monica Cameron (June 24, 2007)  Many have heard the makers of Dermacia claim that their product can help “cure” acne. But is there any truth to their claim? Well, sort of. Their main product, Dermacia Foundation, contains an ingredient called Lycogel Complex. This is a patented ingredient that increases the amount of oxygen that reaches the skin. Clinical studies provide evidence that the women who used the .. (Beauty)

The Cosmetics Of The Smile

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 Abu Murad (June 24, 2007)  A beautiful make-up of the lips simply does not consist in quickly occurring a little lipstick in front of the mirror the entry. Between the care intended to preserve a beautiful mouth, and a perfect, natural make-up or more sophisticated, the lips claim that one devotes a little time to them, as well as the remainder of the face. Explanations and expertise of Karen, make-up girl at .. (Beauty)

Frugal Beauty Tricks With Lipstick

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 Janice Wee (June 24, 2007)  What do you do if your favorite lipstick melted in the summer heat? Don't throw it away. That would be wasteful. You can still use it with the help of a lip brush. No doubt, it wouldn't be as glamorous or convenient as slicking it on straight from the tube, but you can still get the pretty look by dipping your lip brush into the melted lipstick and painting it onto your lips. You can .. (Beauty)

Get Gorgeous in 5 Minutes

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 Vidula Chopra (June 23, 2007)  Most women go through life with looks bordering on average, never realizing their true potential. Then on the other hand there are those women who do take time out to apply make-up, but somehow they don't reach their beauty peak. They just don't get it right! It may come as a surprise to know that you could look at least 40 percent better than you do, if you take the time, and make the . (Beauty)

Dermacia Review - An Answer for Women with Psoriasis?

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 Monica Cameron (June 22, 2007)  Yes, women with psoriasis may have finally found an answer with Dermacia. In the past, many psoriasis sufferers found that their choices for foundations were extremely limited when it comes to what they can put on their face. Most foundations, while providing some coverage, usually made the plaques and dry spots look worse instead of covering them. If they picked a makeup oily enough .. (Beauty)

Jennifer Aniston Sedu Hairstyles

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 John Rich (June 22, 2007)  The Jennifer Aniston sedu hairstyles, made popular by Jennifer Aniston, is really a method of de-frizzing and straightening hair. The method involves the use of a heated flat iron. This flat iron usually has Tourmaline or ceramic plates to aid in straightening the hair. Hair, as you may well know, is made up of a protein called keratin. Keratin is an extremely strong protein used to .. (Beauty)

Paraben Preservatives and Cosmetics - Controversy and Alternatives

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 Kristin Adams (June 21, 2007)  Increasing concern for the safety of ingredients in cosmetics has brought some widely used cosmetic preservatives by the family name ‘paraben’ to center stage. Paraben preservatives are listed under multiple names and are used to preserve the majority of cosmetics on the market today, not only to prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi but also to promote the abnormally .. (Beauty)

Your Must-Know Guide To Discount Contact Lenses

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 Helen Hecker (June 21, 2007)  Sales of contact lenses are regulated by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and the FTC (Federal Trade Commission. ) Always buy from a reputable company; you can buy discount contact lenses without a prescription, but then the company is selling you a prescription device as if it were an over-the-counter device, in violation of FTC regulations - selling you lenses without having a .. (Beauty)

What Hat Not To Wear To Ascot Royal Enclosure

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 Paul Bowers (June 21, 2007)  Rod Stewart and his girlfriend Penny Lancaster know the answer only too well. They were turned away from the Royal Enclosure in 2002 because Rod was dressed in a blue suit with white shoes – and Penny wore a white mini-skirt. What was wrong with that you may ask? White shoes? White mini-skirt?! Urgh. Rally!. . . . what did they expect - it's a day at the races with the Queen after .. (Beauty)

What's The Difference Between A Dermatologist And An Esthetician?

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 Harvey B. Ong (June 20, 2007)  You may think that estheticians and dermatologists are basically the same. However, both said experts treat skin conditions but they have different purposes and ways of dealing with people who have acne. Thus, if you have acne problems, it is better if you take a careful note of the difference between a dermatologist and an esthetician so you may determine whom to consult for your .. (Beauty)

Restylane Injections and Radiesse Therapy

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 Sara Goldstein (June 20, 2007)  Restylane injections are quickly becoming one of the most popular methods for smoothing wrinkles and sculpting lips. Restylane differs from the many other injectable fillers on the market today due to its unique chemical composition. Restylane was produced and marketed in Sweden and has been used in Europe for several years showing great success in facial rejuvenation. Currently, .. (Beauty)

How Your Diet Affects Your Acne

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 Harvey B. Ong (June 20, 2007)  The diet and acne myth has been passed down from one generation to the next. According to this myth, eating foods such as chocolates or French fries can make your acne worse. However, this claim is unreliable since there's no solid proof to back this up. Acne's definite cause is something of a mystery, but current studies are beginning to shed some light into it. As a matter of fact, .. (Beauty)

How Can an Eyebrow Lift?

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 Sara Goldstein (June 20, 2007)  An eyebrow lift is a very common outpatient procedure that is performed in your cosmetic surgeon's office and usually takes less than two hours. A brow lift (as it is commonly called) can be performed under general anesthesia or under local anesthesia with deep sedation. An eyebrow lift can restore a tighter, more youthful look to the area just above the eyes, can correct drooping .. (Beauty)

Love Your Skin - Natural Dry Skin Care Product Heals Fast

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 Helen Hecker (June 20, 2007)  As we get older, our skin produces less of the natural oil that helps it retain its moisture. There are many excellent natural treatments to help heal your dry skin, virtually overnight. Skin is one of our most important parts of the body; our largest organ. The average square inch of skin holds 650 sweat glands, 20 blood vessels, 60,000 melanocytes, and a thousand or more nerve .. (Beauty)

Treat Yourself to a Natural Make-Over

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 Kristin Adams (June 20, 2007)  When it comes to cosmetics there are very few women who can say that they do not use at least one product in order to help enhance their natural beauty. However, the products that they do use are usually not very natural themselves. The majority of cosmetics sold today are largely made of petroleum derivatives and synthetics. Many women do not even realize that there are more natural .. (Beauty)

Color Clash - Hair Color and Cosmetics

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 Kristin Adams (June 20, 2007)  Have you ever returned home from the salon after you changed your hair color and thought, “This is totally wrong. This color doesn't work for me!"? Chances are that your new hair color is gorgeous but you are still wearing the same make-up! As odd as it sounds, the shades of cosmetics you wear can make or break a new hair color. If you are changing your hair color don't forget to .. (Beauty)

Cosmetics - Natural Ingredients Won't Kill You!

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 Ms CiCi (June 19, 2007)  Cosmetics ~ Here is an amazing little known fact: Dead sea cosmetics protect human skin from aging! Dead sea cosmetics are prepared with pure natural cosmetic products that really soothe your skin. It is important to get into the habit of examining the labels of your cosmetics and skin care products carefully. Many of the skin care products and cosmetics sold in the market today .. (Beauty)

Beauty Diary - Get the Connection?

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 Kristin Adams (June 19, 2007)  Our skin is affected not only by the foods which we eat, but also by the things which it absorbs. This means that whatever you put onto your skin could potentially have a direct effect on its health and appearance. When looking at the cosmetic and skin care products which you use, it may surprise you to know that most of them could be potentially causing your skin problems instead of .. (Beauty)

Cure Rosacea Naturally

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 Scott Malin (June 19, 2007)  Rosacea A chronic skin disorder that most often affects the forehead, nose, cheekbones, and chin. Groups of capillaries close to the surface of the skin become dilated resulting in blotchy red areas, small bumps, and sometimes pimples. The redness can come and go, but eventually may become permanent. The inflammation of rosacea can look a great deal like acne, but it tends to be more .. (Beauty)

Natural Cure for Dermatitis

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 Scott Malin (June 19, 2007)  An inflammation of the skin that produces scaling, flaking, thickening, color changes, and often itching. As the skin is the largest elimination organ, the body attempts to remove the toxins through the skin. Many cases are the result of allergies. It can be caused by contact with perfumes, cosmetics, rubber, medicated creams and ointments, plants such as poison ivy, and/or metals or .. (Beauty)

Permanent Hair Removal - Your Options

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 Oliver Turner (June 16, 2007)  Do you have unwanted hair? Want to find a permanent hair removal solution? Then you are not alone. For many men and women, unwanted hair can be the cause of much frustration. There have been many ways to remove this unwanted hair including shaving, waxing, plucking, and electrolysis, most of which cause some amount of pain. If you want a permanent hair removal solution that doesn't .. (Beauty)

Ingrown Hairs - How To Avoid Getting Them After Bikini Line Hair Removal

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 Oliver Turner (June 16, 2007)  Ingrown hairs are a common problem after bikini line hair removal but these tips will tell you how to avoid this painful problem. Ingrown hairs are a common side effect of bikini line hair removal and they can be particularly painful when they occur in the bikini area. They usually appear as painful red bumps surrounded by inflamed and tender skin. If you have curly hair, you may be .. (Beauty)

Brazilian Bikini Waxing - A Step-By-Step Guide

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 Oliver Turner (June 16, 2007)  This step by step guide shows you how to get the best results from your Brazilian bikini wax. Where and when to get a Brazilian bikini wax Unlike other types of bikini waxing, a Brazilian bikini wax needs to done at a professional salon. Finding one through word of mouth is best. Ask your friends about their own experiences of bikini waxing: a good technician will be quick and .. (Beauty)

Get Hollywood's Hottest Beauty Looks

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 Sarah Carrillo (June 15, 2007)  Most celebrities look good in every situation-whether it's strolling down the red carpet or posing for a mug shot in the slammer. But how can us “normal" folks get our own fresh-off-the-red-carpet face? To score the secrets on Hollywood's hottest beauty looks, we turned to American Idol makeup artist Mezhgan Hussainy, expert at perfecting the gamut of styles from Rubin to Clay, .. (Beauty)

How Dangerous Is Cosmetic Surgery

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 David Fishman (June 15, 2007)  Real cosmetic surgery is one of the quickest growing branches of modern day medicine. Cosmetic surgeons have become busier since more and more people are opting for elective surgery. Cosmetic surgery is all about how you look at yourself. Dental procedures and many reconstructive procedures also fall in this category. Cosmetic surgery is now common in both women and men. Since the .. (Beauty)

Beauty And The Blueberry

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 Sam Serio (June 15, 2007)  Now we all know that fruit has fantastic properties that can enhance our natural beauty and might even stop the aging process somewhat. That is a must in modern society because everyone and their dogs want to stop the natural aging process and preserve their youth forever. It is all about looking young in today’s world. Now fruit in general may not enable you to maintain your .. (Beauty)

How To Make Natural Soap

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 Andrew Dekannwarri (June 14, 2007)  Soap is something I am very particular about, because of the properties it contributes to bodily hygiene all round. So in my opinion soap needs to be full of natural ingredients such as fruit, lye and herbs. Soaps are something everybody I know uses at one time or another. It is great with natural ingredients, refreshing is the word I'm looking for. Would you like me to tell you how to . (Beauty)

The Secrets To Mineral Makeup

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 Andrew Perry (June 14, 2007)  If you cringe at the thought of applying makeup that is thick, clogs your pores and leaves your skin dry and irritated, you need to explore mineral cosmetics. Naturally formulated mineral makeup is much better for your skin than traditional cosmetics, because it is not petroleum-based and does not contain filler ingredients that block your pores, or irritate your skin. Now the .. (Beauty)

How to Be All Kinds of Beautiful

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 Oscar Twain (June 13, 2007)  Introduction What hairstyle will look best? Many women ask this question. Women want a style that is maintainable, satisfying to themselves, and attractive to others. Styles are changing all the time in Hollywood. Stars have long, short, curly, and shaved heads of hair. How can a woman choose the right style? Wigs offer a solution to this question. You can have short, medium, or long .. (Beauty)

How to Get 360 Waves

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 D. Washington (June 12, 2007)  Do you want to learn how to get 360 waves in your hair? Well here’s how to get started. The first step to getting waves is getting a haircut if needed. You cannot get waves in your hair if you are currently sporting a long hairdo such as an afro, braids, cornrows, dreadlocks, etc. It is best to start your wave pattern off a fresh haircut. The next thing to do is visit your local .. (Beauty)

360 Waves

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 D. Washington (June 12, 2007)  360 Waves, commonly known as “waves” “360’s” or “spinners” are a natural hair pattern typically found worn by African American males. The 360 effect is achieved when the hair waves line up on all sides of the head, forming what looks like rings or waves in the hair pattern. What Type of Hair is Needed? It doesn’t matter what type of hair .. (Beauty)

Cellulite Solutions in 2007

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 Michael Rad (June 12, 2007)  Cellulite is one of women’s nightmares. The reason? Cellulite gives a bad aspect to hips, thighs and buttocks, because it makes the skin look rippled and not tight and smooth. Cellulite resides under the skin and it is actually body fat that has gathered in shapes of small bags that create that bumpy aspect women dread. A body without cellulite is the dream of almost all women, .. (Beauty)

Nurse's Guide To Contact Lenses - Facts And Safety

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 Helen Hecker (June 11, 2007)  Among the many kinds of contact lenses you can buy are: novelty, colored, crazy, Halloween, special effects, theatrical, costume, scary, glow in the dark, wild eyes, mirrored, black, white, and red. Before you buy contact lenses from anyone other than your eye care professional, it pays to be a wise consumer. All correcting contact lenses must have a valid prescription from an .. (Beauty)

The Surprisingly Simple Treatment for Cellulite - That Works!

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 Nicole Rousseau (June 11, 2007)  What if I told you that there's a nutritional supplement at your health food store right now that, when taken in the right quantities and with the right combinations of food and exercise, can blast ugly cellulite from your stomach, hips, and thighs? It really couldn't get any better. Forget expensive, painful cosmetic treatments, or topical lotions that work for an hour or two and leave . (Beauty)

How to Apply Lipstick

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 Jerry White (June 11, 2007)  Every beauty-conscious woman must be aware of the shade of lipstick to be used which should be commensurate with the shape of her face, curves of lips, complexion and her clothes. Moreover, one must take into consideration age, color of hair. Carelessness can mar the looks. Lipstick is considered a morale booster, and is essentially helpful in giving her self-respect and .. (Beauty)

Homemade Facial Masks Recipes

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 Jerry White (June 11, 2007)  Homemade face­pack helps in providing natural oil and moisture to the skin. If you just look carefully you will find many of the ingredients of face-pack in your kitchen. Some of the important ways to prepare face-pack at home are as below: Egg Face Mask : Take the yolk of one egg, mix in it two spoonfuls of rose water and one spoonful of honey and preserve. Use it once a week. It is .. (Beauty)

Bridal Makeup Application Tips

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 Jerry White (June 11, 2007)  Every woman wants to look beautiful on her wedding day. She would, however, be disappointed if she were to depend on cosmetics to bring sudden changes in her. Cosmetics may, at best, hide a few defects but they do not have. the capacity to change your looks. It is, therefore, important that you look after yourself at least two months prior to the important day. Facial once a week will .. (Beauty)

Remedies For Puffy Eyes

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 Jerrick Foo (June 11, 2007)  Puffy eyes are one of the pet reeves of most women. When you look at your eyes, there’s the old haggard look and it just makes your whole face look tired. So how the puffiness did starts to come around your eyes areas? What can you do to prevent it from happening again? Here are some tips and suggestions on how to prevent and control puffy eyes. a. Too much eye cream can cause .. (Beauty)

Practicing Natural Hair Care

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 Michelle Bery (June 09, 2007)  For those in search of improved health and vitality, increased attention has been given to diet and exercise. We understand now that optimum health relies on proper nutrition and a commitment to consistent physical activity. Diet, especially, plays a significant role in our overall health; and the diet that our bodies best responds to is that which incorporates natural, whole – even .. (Beauty)

Natural Beauty Treatment-The Delight Of Thai Herbal Compresses

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 Lena Morgan (June 09, 2007)  Imagine lying in total relaxation. The aromatic tang of lemongrass fills the air along with other fragrant herbs you can't identify. You feel a warm luscious pressure on that part of your back that was aching. And the pain melts away. The delicious pressure moves away and works its magic on another stiff spot. And you think you're in heaven. What you're experiencing is massage with a .. (Beauty)

Cosmetic Plastic Surgery - What Are The Risks Involved?

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 Terry Edwards (June 08, 2007)  Cosmetic plastic surgery is more popular than ever for many different reasons. But even though this type of surgery can alter and improve any area of the body, there are risks and issues to be aware of. Here is a quick look at some of the more serious issues with this procedure. One of the bigger risks or side effects of cosmetic plastic surgery will always be infections. Infections .. (Beauty)




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