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Scent-sational Tips!
Scent-sational Tips!

Perfume is the accessory that goes with any outfit, but like any cosmetic, it has to be used properly to get the right effect. Here are a few tips for getting the most out of your fragrance purchase: Don't apply fragrance directly from the bottle with your fingers. Oil from your skin will enter the bottle and adversely affect the fragrance. Use...

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Expressing the Authentic You: Show them who you really are
Expressing the Authentic You: Show them who you really are

"When how you appear reflects who you are, you are beautiful." - Christopher Hopkins Not long after my second appearance on Oprah, a woman flew to Minneapolis from Virginia for a makeover. She was a 54-year-old pastor’s wife who had grown her hair for six months to “give me something to work with.”  We didn’t click at first. She seemed...

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Beauty and Health Tips
Beauty and Health Tips

Many of you have asked and Julaine has answered: A whiter smile The new craze for whitening strips and gels can leave a dent in your wallet, but there is a way to give the illusion of a whiter smile without breaking the bank. [Getting] the look of whiter teeth is simple -- just change your lipstick color. For yellow teeth try a blue based...

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Why Doesn’t This Lipstick Look Right On Me?
Why Doesn't This Lipstick Look Right On Me?

Why doesn't lipstick look the same way on as it does in the tube? It's usually not the color in the tube that looks bad (otherwise, you wouldn't have bought it!), but the underlying or undertone color in the lipstick can show it's true colors after you've applied it. How can you tell what your undertone color is? Run a tester lipstick onto a piece...

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Easy Evening Make-up
Easy Evening Make-up

Is your make-up ready for a night out? With a few simple tricks you can add flare and drama to your evening make-up. Colour Stick to colours that occur in nature. You're trying to enhance your natural beauty, to highlight and add focus without being overtly obvious, so look for colours that work with your natural colouring. Avoid blue...

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5 Make-up Mistakes to Avoid
5 Make-up Mistakes to Avoid

You've seen them, make-up looks gone bad. Horribly bad. So in my attempt to rid the beauty world of the overly extreme makeover, here are my all-time make-up 'please don't do this!' tips. As a makeup artist, I've seen every one. Don't let these looks happen to you! 1. WAAAYYYY too much blush - Blush is supposed to look natural, flushed, pretty....

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Find your best colors
Find your best colors

There are no good or bad colors, just ones that are right for you! You can wear almost any color if you learn to choose the right shade and intensity that will enhance your skin tone. Wearing that perfect color can take years off your appearance and brighten your look. Your best colors will be determined by a combination of factors including your...

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