Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Best Makeup Trick for Aging Skin

You might be tempted to pile more makeup on the older you get.  However, more of something is not necessarily the best route to go.  A too heavy hand with makeup can settle into those wrinkles and age your face more than using less. 

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

How Chewing Can Affect Weight Loss!

Losing weight can be difficult  enough.  However, you may find it helps to chew every bite at least 10 to 20 times.  You'll prolong your meal and fool yourself into thinking you ate more.  So try counting each bite next time you eat.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Need a Safe Way to Hold a Small Nail That Needs Hammering!

You can save your fingers from an accidental blow from that hammer with a simple trick.  Take a comb and place that tiny nail between the teeth before you start to hammer--and no more accidental slips! 

Monday, March 28, 2011

Laughter Can Improve Your Heart Health!

One of the best things you can do for yourself is to laugh.  You'll reduce stress and also improve blood flow to your heart while helping your cardiovascular health overall just by laughing.  One study suggests 15 minutes a day of laughter is all it takes to make a big difference in heart health.  So watch a funny movie, a TV show, or joke with the family--just remember to slow down and take time to enjoy and laugh!

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Want a Cheap Homemade Clarifying Treatment for Your Hair?

If you have too much styling product that built up on your hair, you can remedy the problem by mixing one teaspoon of baking soda with your regular shampoo.  Wash your hair with this mixture once or twice a month and the problem should be solved!

Friday, March 25, 2011

Wash Your Pillows Properly!

You can wash your feather and cotton pillows by putting them in the gentle cycle with a mild detergent.  To save them from losing shape and plumping them back up, you can add some clean tennis balls in the dryer with them!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Why Thanking Others When You Feel Down Can Help YOU!

Sometimes, the easiest way to feel better when you're depressed gets overlooked more often than not.  Usually, we're too involved with our own problem we often lose track of the people trying to help us.  However, it's important to always say thank you. 

Just uttering the words thank you can help redirect painful negative energy into positive once you remember to say them out loud.  After all, someone cared enough to be concerned so being grateful can help you refocus, helping you feel better.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Why Premenopausal Women Need More Fiber

Everyone needs fiber to cut their risk of cancer.  However, premenopausal women need twice as much than the recommended 15 grams a day.  Just doubling up on 30 grams of fiber a day for this group can cut their chances of developing breast cancer in half.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Do You Know The Five Best Vitamins to Take?

In a survey of doctors and other medical professionals, the vitamins they take each day are a multivitamin, vitamin C, vitamin B or B-complex, vitamin D, and calcium.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Do You Know The Top Three Foods to Help Fight Stress?

When stressed out you may want to stock up on asparagus, brazil nuts, and lots of citrus fruits to help you beat it.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Clear Out the Leftovers!

The day before garbage collection is the best time to clean your refrigerator of all leftover food.  Either eat them or throw them away because they'll only be pushed to the back of the refrigerator and just go to waste.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Have a Stinky Shoe Problem?

You can solve a stinky shoe problem cheaply if you just stuff those offending shoes with newspaper and leave it in overnight.  The paper will absorb the foul smell.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Don't Ever Feed Babies Honey!

Honey is a dangerous food to ever give your baby.  Ten percent of honey can harbor a substance that can poison a baby.  One-third of all botulism cases in infants are due to honey.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Bright Colors for Spring

Vivid bright colors are the rage for clothes this spring.  Bold stripes, snakeskin materials and also florals are going to be big.   

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Accessorize With Care!

Watch how many accessories you piece together for a look.  Too many necklaces, chain belts, headbands, bracelets in the same metal family can ruin an outfit by distracting the eye.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Sunday, March 13, 2011

A Helpful Warning About Bees!

Soon it's going to be hot and bees will be active.  The hotter the temperature, the more bees you'll likely encounter. 

If you happen to get stung, be sure to apply ice immediately followed by hydrocortisone cream and calamine lotion to relieve itch and discomfort.  For any worse reactions, you should call 911.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Do You Know How to Keep Mushrooms Fresh?

Remove the original packaging and store those mushrooms in a brown paper bag if you want them to last.  Do not wash them!

Friday, March 11, 2011

Favorite Diet Trick

Sometimes, you still feel hungry after eating.  However, if you wait twenty minutes for your meal to digest that hunger often goes away. 

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Learn to Track Where Your Money Goes!

Keep a record of everything you spend each day in a small diary that you carry with you.  By doing so, you'll know exactly where all your money goes. 

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

If You Drink Too Much Coffee, Then Read This!

If you drink more than two cups of caffeinated coffee a day on a regular basis,  you could be weakening your bones and not know it.  However, you can counteract the problem if you drink at least a glass of milk each day. 

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

To Make A Facial Feature Stand Out!

If you want to make an impact with your makeup, then you should balance a bold mouth with a subtle eye. 

When you want to make your eyes the center of attention with deeper, smoky shades, then play down your mouth for a softer look to balance your face.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Want to Know What Herbs Will Relieve Gas?

Try cloves, allspice, black pepper, ginger, cardamom, coriander, lemon balm, turmeric and angelica root to get rid of a mild problem of gas.  For more serious cases, you might want to try anise, caraway, chamomile, fennel and peppermint herbal remedies made directly from the oils or seeds of those particular herbs.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Need Some Natural Sinus Relief?

Instead of reaching for some medication when your sinuses act up, you might want to try grating some fresh horseradish and taking a few whiffs next time.  This particular aroma has the power to open up those clogged sinuses! 

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Organize Your Wardrobe and Save Time

Try grouping pieces in your closet by type such as lining up jackets together, then dresses, pants, and blouses.  From there, you can group outfits together by color.  Taking some extra time to rearrange your clothes will save you a hassle in the future trying to figure out what to where more easily!  

Friday, March 4, 2011

Easy Way to Moisturize Your Hands While Gardening!

Spring is coming and you'll want to garden.  Instead of using those material gardening gloves, a pair of rubber ones would be a better choice to care for your hands.  Put on hand lotion before wearing those rubber gloves before doing that gardening.  The heat from your hands will help the hand lotion sink in better and moisturize for truly soft skin.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Out of Setting Lotion for Your Hair?

If you find yourself in a pinch, you could use beer as a temporary replacement for setting lotion.  The light beer is best with a less potent aroma compared to the darker variety that has a stronger smell.  

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Riboflavin Can Help Prevent Cataracts!

B vitamins in general can help improve your vision.  However, riboflavin (vitamin B 2) has been linked to the prevention of cataracts.  Research has shown a deficiency of this particular B vitamin showed up in the blood samples of cataract patients studied.  Your best option is to supplement your diet with this supplement.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011