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How To: Wax Your Upper Lip

How to Wax Your Upper LipYes, it’s embarrassing and kinda funny, but almost every woman has at least a little peach fuzz on her upper lip. The truth is, you probably notice it more than anyone who’s ever seen you. Women with dark hair on their upper lips have tried everything in their efforts to hide it (powder, concealer, overdrawn lip lines), and it often works better than you think. Still, if the hair’s too much for you, here’s some tips on removing it.

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Beauty, Defined: What Are Emollients?

Emollients for soft glowing skin moisturizing-Tips-For-a-More-Beautiful-Looking-Youe·mol·li·ent (eeMOHleeyent) n. A mixture of oils from animal, vegetable, or mineral sources found in most moisturizers and body creams that soothe & soften the skin, protect it from dryness, and even reduce inflammation. Emollients help to restore the skin’s moisture balance by forming a protective film, trapping moisture in the skin so that it can’t escape. (They sound a little evil, don’t they?) These ingredients are a necessity for those with eczema.
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Beauty, Defined: What Are Liposomes?

Beauty Defined What Are Liposomesli·po·somes (LY-poh-zohms) n. tiny balls of lipids (fats) derived from a mixture of water and phospholipids that deliver moisture to the skin and are used in moisturizers. Because of their small molecular size, they are able to penetrate the cell wall particularly well. They are also able to absorb water-soluble nutrients and vitamins.

Liposomes are not active themselves, but are believed to function in creams as carriers of various encapsulated active substances that otherwise could not penetrate the skin’s fatty layers. Once applied, stored nutrients and vitamins are theoretically released into the skin or hair.

However, there’s some argument that liposomes are ineffective because scientists speculate that they break down when they hit the skin’s surface, before they can aid in having active ingredients penetrate the skin. Skin is intended to act as a protective barrier – designed by evolution to keep us safe from the elements of the world that might damage us. Because of this, it’s more difficult than beauty advertisers would like you to think for their ingredients to penetrate and rejuvenate this protective barrier.

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How to Combine Nutrition and DHT Blockers To Improve Hair Growth

man-with-hair-growth DHTHair loss in men is related to the production of di-hydrotestrone, a hormone that cuts off vital nutrients to your hair. It is produced in the testes, prostate, and adrenal glands. This means you lose hair because it becomes dry and brittle so it falls out and breaks when combing. The use of all natural DHT Blocker supplements like Folliform and a good diet can help restore or slow down the hair loss process. A diet that supports hair growth with this supplement leads to success.

You’re an older man that has lost some hair. You know that being bald will not lead to a role in the movies or a TV series. In fact, it makes it harder to compete with the younger men at work. You know that often you’re passed over for promotions because you don’t look as good as someone with a full head of hair. If you’re a single older man that is bald, your friends with hair often beat you out when you go to the nightclub or sporting events looking to meet women. You end up sitting at the table alone while they’re out on the dance floor or leaving to go home with someone.

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Debby Ryan’s Halloween Makeup: Marilyn Monroe

Debby Ryan Jessie Marilyn Monroe Halloween MakeupStar of the Disney Channel’s uber-successful “Jessie”, Debby Ryan is near and dear to my heart as a fellow redhead (as is her Disney cohort Bella Thorne!). She dressed up as a rather funny version of Marilyn Monroe in a Halloween episode of Jessie entitled “Ghost Bummers”, but the Instagram selfie she posted (right) was much more beautiful than funny.

To get the look, an absolute must is a powerful, lasting red lipstick – Lime Crime’s Velvetines Red Velvet liquid lipstick will withstand the most pungent Halloween party punch. (If you’re into more traditional- and cheaper- lipsticks, try Julie Hewett Rouge Noir – it’s a long lasting classic red.)

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