THE EYES HAVE IT!
Eyes are "windows to our soul" as many poets and writers would
tend to say. However, that is perfectly true as our eyes
do betray us...if we are bright and active, our eyes would
also sparkle with brightness and if we are down and out,
our eyes also betray us by showing no soul nor life.
Police and lawyers has know this
for years and interrogation and questioning always begin with looking
directly at the person being questioned eyes.
26. If you have red, watery eyes
due to allergies, deal with them! There are plenty of medications
available to eliminate
symptoms. Nothing will detract from your appearance faster than
27. If you wear eyeglasses, make
certain that they do not detract from your appearance. Eyeglasses
should complement your eyes,
not cover them. If your frames are unattractive, it means you
wrong sales person. Try again.
28. If you can wear them, consider
switching to contact lenses. Make sure you remember to remove them
when swimming. You
can easily lose them in the pool or worse, if you wear soft
contract a cornea infection that comes from a parasite found
in water. The chlorine won’t kill it and the result
of this nasty little dude is not pleasant. You are inviting
infection that could cause partial or total blindness.
29. Try buying different colored
lenses. You might discover a whole new you behind blue eyes!
30. Better yet, check out lasik.
If you are a candidate it might give you a whole new lease on life.
it’s a treatment
for nearsightedness only, but if that’s your reason
for wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses, you might want
to look into it. Just
remember, even though the procedure is done with a laser,
it is still a surgical procedure. Take your time and
investigate to make
certain that you visit a skilled surgeon who has completed
many lasik procedures.
31. Take vitamin C, vitamin E
and beta-carotene to improve your sight and overall health of your
32. Avoid caffeine. It negatively
impacts the system that the eyes use for focusing. That includes
chocolate. Well, okay, if you can’t quit, at
least cut back!
33. Do not over use eye drops.
You may just make your eyes redder. Artificial tears are okay,
or avoid using
vasoconstrictors. They will shrink the blood vessels
on the surface of your eye. Check with your doctor
on the differences.
Did you know . . . eye makeup
worn by the ancient Egyptians served more than just a cosmetic
It was worn
by men and women
alike. It was decorative for certain but they also
wore it for medicinal purposes as well as magical
reasons. The Egyptian
for eye-palette is a derivative from their word
for "protect." An
eye that wore no makeup was considered to be “unprotected.” An
unprotected eye was therefore at risk from the
Evil Eye. The next time you are standing in front
of the mirror applying your eye
makeup just remember that it is a rite of protection
passed along from Cleopatra to Betty Boop!
34. Replace eye makeup frequently.
An enlightened woman of the 21st century would not be complete
drawer full of
makeup magic. Unfortunately, you are just as
apt to have the same tube
of mascara that you used the night of your high
If this describes you, throw
it away. Using the same mascara over
and over again leaves you wide open for possible
infection. Bacteria are alive and well and
flourishing on your
trusty little mascara
wand. Pitch it out before it gives you trouble.
Mascara should be replaced at least every 6
35. Use special eye moisturizer
to keep tissue around the eyes soft and pliable. The skin
around the eyes
36. If you prefer not to use
an eyelash curler, shop for mascara that is specially formulated
37. To obtain a smoky, sultry
look, use an eyeliner pencil and liquid. Apply
the liner. Be careful, a little goes
a long way. You’ll love
38. Powder your lashes before
applying mascara. It will create a better bond
for the mascara
39. For “puffy” eyes,
soak two teabags in cold water then apply to each eyelid.
40. User a hemorrhoid cream to shrink
puffy eye tissue. It will reduce
41. Slices of raw potato placed
under each eye will reduce the dark circles.
42. Define and tame contrary
eyebrows by using a toothbrush lightly
Gently brush into
the eyebrow and ‘voila
they’ll stay right where
you brush them.
HAND IT OFF!
Did you know . . . many ancient
beauty treatments are still
in use today?
An example is the
East Indian art
hands and feet with Henna.
It is known in India as Mendhi and
Indian art form which has been
performed for generations not
only in India,
but the Middle
and in Africa as well.
Women in India traditionally
painted henna on their
feet, insides of their
arms and up their shins most often for
or other special occasion.
The intricate patterns on the hands
Nothing will give away your
age quicker than the condition
Let’s take a look
at some tips to try and
the ravages of time.
43. While we don’t particularly
recommend the practice of mendhi for everyday USA, it would be
helpful in covering up some
of those age spots, wouldn’t
it? Try this tip. Apply
vitamin E oil directly
to the spots
to fade the discoloration.
44. There is also a product
that’s been around
since Grandma was a
called porcelana and
women have credited
it for removing
age spots for decades.
45. If you spend hours
at a time on the computer,
use a rest
your wrists. It
will help ward
46. Your nails. Press
on? Glue on? Paint
done in a nail salon,
understand that you
do so at your
own risk! It seems
city in the USA.
If the salon you are using
customers, run, don’t
walk for the door.
When trying out a
new salon, arrive
early for your
appointment. If you are using
a “walk in” shop,
make certain you
let someone go before
you. Sit or stand
where you can “catch
the action.” Pay
close attention to
how the nail tech
prepares for the
new client. Watch
carefully to make
certain that he/she
is skilled in the
and does not accidentally
break the skin especially
if they haven’t
sanitized their instruments.
a lot at stake here.
With the prevalence
of AIDS, hepatitis
and other diseases,
you can’t be
too careful. If you
see something that
seem right, get up
and leave. Try a
more “upscale” shop
47. Do not file the
corner of your
fingernails. It weakens, causing
them to break and
48. If your fingernails
it may be the soap
you are using
or a hand
creams contain alcohol
will dry the
nails, causing them to
49. Are your
. yep. . .
back to the water.
At least 8
glasses a day
. . .and that’s
8 ounce glasses.
dry and brittle
Try adding more
to your diet.
C as well.
52. If you
can be reversed.
to your diet.
Always wear a pair of kitchen gloves when using washing
liquid or detergent. Many of these cleaning agents has cleaning
chemicals that will do terrible things to your hands in the long
term even if no damage is discernable in the short run.