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  • The History of Cosmetics

    Cosmetics have been used for at least 6,000 years to cover up blemishes, enhance beauty and as an extension of the personality. Some evidence even suggests that natural pigments may have been used as makeup over 100,000 years ago. Ancient Times to Renaissance In Ancient Egypt people used balms made

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  • What to do if You Break a Nail

    If you have nails, no matter how short or long, they have broken. It is an unavoidable reality for us all. So how do you treat a broken nail. We’ll provide you with some valuable tips that will help you deal with a break, but first let’s look at why nails break in the first place. Why Nails Break There

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  • How to Properly Wash Your Face

    Most people establish their face washing habits when they’re teens, and then never give it another thought. But maybe it’s time to reexamine this basic beauty ritual. The way you wash your face can make a difference in your skin’s health and appearance. Here are face washing best practices, as

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  • Protecting Your Skin in Winter

    If you live in a place that gets cold during the winter, then it’s not just the winter blues that you need to beat. When the temperatures drop, your skin can become dry and cracked. Cold winter air also tends to be drier, which sucks the moisture out of the body. And if the wind picks up, any exposed

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  • How to Care for Wet Hair

    Sometimes we want to dry our hair as quickly as possible and get on to the next thing. But after washing your hair, it’s time to exercise patience; wet hair is vulnerable to damage. Here’s how to best care for your hair when it’s wet. Towels Most women have used towels for drying their hair,

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  • How to Blow Dry Your Hair

    The process seems simple enough – use a blow dryer to take your hair from wet to dry – but these blow drying tips will keep your hair healthier and looking its best. Preparing your hair A good blow dry starts with a good wash and conditioning. Dry or damaged hair needs all-over conditioning, while

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  • Best Brush for Your Hair Type

    Most women give more thought to their shampoo than to that most humble and underestimated styling tool, the hairbrush. But this basic piece of equipment can make a big difference – for good or bad – in the way your hair looks and feels. Let’s examine some of the most common types of hairbrushes

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  • Professional Makeup Tips and Tricks

    If you had the chance to learn the secrets to smooth skin, luscious lips and elegant eyes, would you jump on the opportunity? Here are a few professional makeup tips to help you feel beautiful on your next big night out. Prep Your Skin Cleanse and moisturize your face with oil-free products before

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  • Protecting Your Hair From Sun Damage

    Your hair helps protect you from UV radiation. Though in the process you may get some beautiful natural highlights, your strands are susceptible to sun damage. Just like your skin needs protection from the sun, your hair is also vulnerable to UV rays. Below, we outline some tips for protecting your hair

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  • How to Protect Your Hair From Heat

    Hot hair care tools are certainly an asset when it comes to taming unruly locks and achieving the ultimate style. Though these tools can definitely help you get the look you want, too much heat can cause damage to your strands. Below, we’ll discuss how heat impacts the health of your hair and what

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  • 3 Fixes for a Bad Hair Day

    Sometimes we wake up looking and feeling like a million bucks, other mornings we wake up and the appearance of our tresses tell us that this is not going to be our best hair day. With these three easy fixes for those types of mornings, every day can be a good hair day. The Topknot Simultaneously professional,

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  • Preventing and Fixing Hat Hair

    If you wear a hat regularly, then you know what a tough spot it puts you in sometimes — keep the hat on all day, or take it off and risk showing your hat hair to the world. Fortunately, those are not your only options. Here are a few tips to keep you from getting hat hair in the first place and fixing

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  • Dealing with Fine or Thinning Hair

    Thinning hair can be a real drain on your confidence. Most often, genetics is the culprit behind hair loss. However, that doesn’t mean you need to give up once your hair starts to thin. With the right hair products or style, you can give your fine or thinning hair a little boost. Fine or Thinning

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  • Taming Cowlicks

    If you have ever had a cowlick, you know how frustrating they can be. No matter how hard you try, this annoying strand of hair will continue growing in a direction opposite to what the surrounding hair is doing. Cowlicks are often found on the crown of the head, but they can — and do — show up anywhere.

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