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How to Treat Dead Hair

If you have ever processed your hair or you live in an area with extreme temperature changes, your hair is probably damaged. Extremely damaged or dead hair becomes strawlike, breaks easily and becomes difficult to manage or style. Luckily, a trim and home remedies and treatments can help you to rest

How to Apply Powder Cosmetics Wet

Does your makeup slide off too early in the day? Maybe your eye and cheek color do a disappearing act despite the vivid shade in the packaging. If you've heard of applying your powder cosmetics wet for a more vibrant effect, now's your chance to do so. This type of application lasts much longer than

How to Do a French Chignon on Shoulder-Length Hair

Just because you have shoulder-length hair does not mean you cannot do a French chignon. The chignon is a chic hairstyle made famous by celebrities such as Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Eva Peron. It is a quick fix for a bad hair day or simple updo that adds panache to any ensemble. Creating the c

Eliminate Under Eye Circles With the Proper Concealer

Not all under-eye concealers are equal. They come in a variety of colors and form. Knowing the correct color for your skin tone is the first step in achieving beautiful eyes and truly covering up those under-eye circles.

Filling Out and Submitting a Job Application

Employers often have a difficult time looking beyond our tattoos, piercings and other body art to see the person underneath, so we have to go the extra mile to stand out in a positive way when applying for a job. This article explains in detail how to fill out and submit a job application and make a

Children's Fashion in the 1930s

During the 1930s, parents reeling under the economic burden of the Great Depression often handed down their older children's clothing to their youngest. More affluent consumers had greater choices in children's clothing than ever before, as advertisers targeted children as a demographic and departme

How to Keep Your Sneakers Tight Without Tying Them

Though tying your sneakers is far from a difficult task to tackle, some individuals elect to leave their shoes untied yet do not want the footwear to go flying off of their feet. If you hope to keep your sneakers tight without tying the laces, there are several things you can do. By determining whet

How to Make Cinnamon and Fennel Mouthwash

Cinnamon and fennel mouthwash is a natural, homemade mouthwash that can be made in less than one hour. Combining two essential oils known to be powerful astringents with a fresh, sweet taste, this mouthwash works just as well as any commercially available mouthwash without all of the preservatives a

How to Center a Conveyor Belt

A conveyor belt is comprised of a set of pulleys that form a continuous loop, which is the conveyor belt and rotates about them. The pulleys are powered and propel the belt forward. One or more layers of rubber make up the belt. Conveyor belts are used in commercial applications such as checkout lan

Top Makeup Trends For Fall 2011

As with the old saying, "out with the old and in with the new", the season of fall brings us fun and fresh makeup trends that will surely become your favorite go-to looks. This year's trends give a whole new take on classic looks that are so versatile, you can use them from day to nig

Waldo Costume

Waldo at MARCon 2009 in Columbus, Ohio. Use this gallery of costumes for your own costume inspiration.

Flax Seed for Hair Growth

As a valuable resource of Omega-3 fatty acids, flax seed oil plays a vital role in maintaining hair health. According to Dr. Andrew Weil, M.D., Omega-3 fatty acids "may prevent further hair loss and encourage re-growth."

DIY Spiral Staircase as a Space and Cost Saver

Developments in material durability have made spiral-staircase DIY kits popular because of the small space they occupy, their functionality and their relatively low cost compared to custom-made spiral staircases. They come in several standard sizes, in a variety of materials, colors and styles to su

Easy Face Masks to Make

Creating your own facial mask using products you have in your pantry or refrigerator is easy and less expensive than the store prepared cream and masks. Check your skin's sensitivity to various products before applying a face mask by testing it on the back of your ear. Natural, homemade masks are ma

Dresses That Go With Leggings

Leggings can be a way to update a dress in a manner that is current and fashionable without having to spend too much money or effort. Leggings are a style alternative to pantyhose or stockings, and in addition to providing added warmth to an outfit, they are also a helpful and easy go-to accessory.

Unwanted Facial Hair in Women

All humans have body hair, with the amount, thickness and darkness generally being inherited traits. Unwanted facial hair in women, a condition known to doctors as hirsutism, occurs in as much as 10 percent of the US female population, according to the Mayo Clinic. Women with hirsutism frequently g

How to Clean Palladium Jewelry

Palladium, a white metal with the appearance of white gold or platinum, resists tarnish and wear. With a price comparable to 14k white gold, palladium is an affordable alternative to platinum. Palladium is hypoallergenic, making it ideal for those sensitive to other metal jewelry. Clean palladium je

Can a Good Fright Can Make Your Hair White?

You've seen it in the movies. Heard it from your neighbors. Read about it in comics or the newspapers. And even English martyr Sir Thomas More supposedly experienced it: hair that goes white with fright or hair that supposedly becomes gray because of stress or worrying too much. Should you beli