The Magical Properties Of Perfumes & Fragrances

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The word perfume literally means ‘through smoke’ and it was by walking through the smoke of a fire, on to which a fragrant potpourri of scented woods and spices had been thrown, that the earliest perfumes were worn. Later, incense was burned in temples and on altars and the fragrant wreath of smoke offered up Read more …

Healthy Hair Care

Conditioning All shampoos are detergent based, alkaline, and work by swelling the hair shaft and lifting the cuticle. They also carry an electrical charge which will cause the individual strands to react to each other, producing static. You can reduce this natural electricity by using a conditioner after shampooing. Conditioners tend to be acid and Read more …

Diet And Nail Health For Beautiful Nails

Nails are useful. They protect your fingers, enable you to pick small things up, untie knots and shoe laces and pluck guitar strings. Overlong nails, though, will do few of these things without breaking or splitting, however strong they are. This is because most of the nail the part you see is made from layers Read more …

Taking Care Of Your Hair Through Proper Diet

Diet: Most hair responds very positively to a balanced, healthy diet improving in condition and luster as the diet im­proves. Whole grains, yeast extracts, organ meats (liver, kidney, etc) and eggs are particularly beneficial because they are high in the B vitamins. This important complex is thought to play a crucial part in the health Read more …

Perming & Straightening For Healthy Hair

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Perming & Straightening These processes use a chemical called ammonium thioglycollate, or one of its derivatives, to pries open the sulfur bonds resilient interlocking cross linkages like the rungs on a ladder which give the hair its natural stability and strength. When the hair is processed the ‘rungs’ are broken and realigned into the desired Read more …

Beauty Starts With A Single Hair

Your hair should be your crowning glory. Not only is it the first thing that people notice about you (and that is something on which psychologists and hairdressers are in perfect accord) but it also offers you the most immediate prospect of change that you have. The way you wear your hair, its color and Read more …

Aging, Theories And Therapies

THEORIES AND THERAPIES Aging is an unalterable, unavoidable, inevitable fact. The degenerative process starts in the brain, spreads throughout the body, infiltrating every cell and producing all the familiar physical and mental signs of age hair grays, skin wrinkles, eyes lose their focusing ability and other senses become feeble, joints become creaky, memory falters. From Read more …

Chic Begins With A Good Figure…

Your shape is a mixture of things, a reflection of your genes and your lifestyle. The way you eat the way you exercise, the way you hold and use your body. This article begins on the premise that most of us would like to be in better shape than we are. Being in good shape Read more …

How To Be Beautiful!

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To ask ‘what is beauty?’ produces many answers, but few conclusions. The small slice of history is highly idiosyncratic. Second, they usually say more about the individual or the society expressing them than about the quality itself. On canvas or on camera, 1883 or 2003, beauty lies in the eye of the beholder. Beauty is Read more …

What Is Beauty?

To the ancient Greeks, the secret of beauty lay in the proportions of the face. They divided it into three equal parts hairline to eyebrow, eyebrow to upper lip, upper lip to chin and called it the golden section. For them, beauty was a straightforward matter of mathematics. Renaissance painters kept to mathematics but divided Read more …