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Health & Beauty

This page contains healthy and beauty tips, recipes, and advice.

Bottle of olive oil with olive branch in the foreground. Beauty 
Woman with a Headache Advice 
Neti Pot Home Remedies 
Saving Money on a Pull Up Bar, Using a Pull Up Bar, Woman Doing Pull-ups Fitness 
Inexpensive Ways to Lose Weight, Scale being cinched in by a tape measure. Weight Loss 
Closeup of Pills in Weekly Medication Organizer Prescription Drugs 
Harvested pomegranates and pecans Nutrition 
First Aid Tips, Woman Practicing CPR First Aid 

First Aid for Cut from Broken Glass
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Preventing Body Odor

Our son exercises and then he has a cat urine odor when he's done.

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Using a Derma Wand

I purchased Derma Wand and have been using it for a couple of weeks and have noticed a particular smell that I really dislike. Is this normal? I have also noticed unusual headaches after using this device, now I am really concerned!

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Dentures Too Tight

I've had an upper denture for 4 years, no problems very good fit, and comfortable. Now they are so tight I have terrible pain and have to remove them several times a day. Any advice? My dentist says I should be glad they fit so good.

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Hair Losing Perm Curl and Frizzy

I had my first perm in the beginning of February, so it's been about 8 months. At this point it's in the transition of "loosening up" or "expiring." My hair is naturally thick and harder to perm, according to my stylist.

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Maintaining a Perm

I just watched a tutorial on Bantu Knot Outs, which caught my attention, but I wonder if there are other ways out there that could do the same and last as long? I already have a "curly" perm, but I want to maintain it.

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Natural Remedy for Armpit Odor

I come from a tropical country when I was a kid. I remember at school the teacher would make us rub lime with baking soda, that used to work very well!

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Treatment for Fine Dry Hair

I use treatments like oils, eggs, etc. After I wash off these treatments, my hair is worse. What can I do?

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Blues Harmonica & False Teeth

I wear a full set of dentures and I want to learn to play the Blues Harmonica. Is there a secret in learning without having to glue the top dentures in?

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Causes and Remedy for Itchy Ear

What makes the ear to itch that ends up irritating it?

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Lightening Your Skin

Is it really possible to get fair skin scientifically?

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Removing Warts on Eyebrow

How do I remove warts from my eyebrow?

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Tone Down Red Hair Dye to Copper

I dyed my hair extensions a box dye intense red copper. I want more of a coppery orange color. How do I achieve this?

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Reduce Time Spent Sitting

Many studies now show that sitting is as bad a health risk as smoking! Sometimes you have to sit so I keep a kitchen timer on my desk to stand up every 20 minutes and move around.

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Remedy for Tangled and Damaged Hair

What are some home remedies of getting rid of tangles, frizz, and dryness of hair?

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Dangers from Getting a Cut from Broken Glass

Okay so my boy fell and cut himself in a parking lot filled with glass. I was worried if he had a piece of glass inside. So I checked his cut and can't clearly see if something is there.

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Home Remedies for Earache Pain
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Sensitive Ears

I have sensitive ears and need to wear sensitive solutions earrings, but even when I wear those my ears are red, itching, and peeling. What can I do?

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Wipe Down Library Books

When I get books from the library, I use a spray bottle with vinegar and spray the book and wipe it down with a paper towel. The vinegar kills germs and you can see a lot of dirt removed on the paper towel.

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Pain From New Dentures

I have been reading a lot and it seems like everything I am feeling is normal, however, no one really has stated how long new dentures hurt.

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Avoiding Bacteria Transfer

I recently read a medical research report stating that hand sanitizers are only about 60% as effective as washing your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water. However, a hand sanitizer is better than nothing!

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Moxa Kills Athlete's Foot

I had a bad case of athlete's foot that no medication would resolve. Out of desperation, I used moxa smoke for 5 minutes and resolved it completely and permanently until now, 5 years later.

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Using a Home Perm With Regular Rollers
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Add Hydrogen Peroxide to Mouthwash

I use to buy Colgate mouthwash, but it became to expensive. To save money, I purchased Walmart Equate Equate Original Flavor Antiseptic Mouth rinse and a bottle of hydrogen peroxide at 88 cents. I mix the liquids half and half.

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Lightening Accumulation of Non-permanent Hair Color

I hope to go gray someday but not just now. I don't like commitment so I use Natural Instincts and need to touch up roots every 4-6 weeks. The overlap just gets darker and darker.

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Asking My Mom to Let Me Shave

I am 14 years old, in my freshman year of high school and I don't shave. I really want to, more than anything. I'm always too afraid to ask though. I hate when it's hot because I have to wear shorts.

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Preventing Illness
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Lightening Too Dark Dyed Hair

My hair dresser dyed my hair way darker than I wanted. I don't want to go back. Can I lighten it at home? I can't stand the sight of myself in the mirror. I just wanted to go a touch warmer than what I'd been doing a light brown more carmel.

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Damaged Hair From Perms

I got a wave perm last week. After I shower, my hair still feels dry, and is extremely tangled to the point where I have to start combing it out, and the hair is almost impossible to comb.

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Leg Cramps While Sleeping

My age is 65 years, I have been a sports man and athlete my whole life. I regularly used to drink alcohol. I was a regular victim of cramps, sometimes in the back while reversing the car.

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Getting Hair Back to Natural Color

I am a natural redhead. I dyed my hair chocolate brown but it came out dark brown, almost black. I managed to get it to fade a little bit, but not much. My red hair and old highlights are slowly coming through.

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A Year After Rebonding

I have rebond my hair once a year for the past few years. I can't just cut it without re-bonding, because then my hair becomes frizzy at the place where I tie my hair.

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Toning Down Hair Color

I put a red in my hair, it looks a little orange. How can I tone it down (darken it) at home?

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Getting Dentures

I had all my teeth pulled 5 weeks ago. Is it too soon for an impressions to be made for conventional dentures?

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Pain from Denture Relining

I have had all my uppers pulled and received my dentures immediately about 5 years ago. I had no trouble at all with them.

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Treatment for Fleas and Lice in Human Hair

What are the products I can use for fleas and for lice in human hair?

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Taking Care of Body, Mind and Soul
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Hair Extension Training

What techniques would I learn during hair extension training?

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Living with Kyphosis

I have severe kyphosis (hunchback.) Any tips for dealing with this disability?

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Dyeing Hair Dark Naturally
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DIY Makeup Setting Spray
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Remedy for Nightly Leg Cramps

My legs are so sore from leg cramps at night and my hands also. There are not many meds I can take as I have a very bad stomach, and tons of allergies.

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Finding Good Inexpensive...
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Homemade Coffee Body Scrub

I recently found a body scrub online that's made from coffee and oils that I wanted to try, but the price is upwards of $30 a bag! I decided to take matters into my own hands and make my own.

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Reducing Build up on Your Hair
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Homemade Facial Scrubs

Which is good, using salt or sugar, as a facial scrub?

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Remedies for Hair Loss

I am suffering from hair loss so please give me advise how to stop this and also some food and home remedies as well.

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Lowering Body's pH

Howdy all, I recently found out that my body is too acidic, and that is probably a lot of the reason for my health problems. I've done research, but didn't find much. Is there a way that I can reduce the acidity in my body and bring it back to a normal pH level?

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Chew Gum While Cooking

If you are trying lose weight, before you do anything with food, stick a piece of gum in your mouth! That why you will not "taste" the food to see if it is good!

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Using an Electric Toothbrush
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Remedy for Whiteheads
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Remedies for Frizzy Hair

I have frizzy hair from the roots. No matter how much conditioner i leave in my hair it is still dry and frizzy. I think my hair is damaged by chemicals. I had it dyed once and permed it quite a lot of times. I think that is what causes it to be dry and frizzy.

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Facial Wart Remedies
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Natural COPD Inhalants

What herbs/oils can be helpful for COPD, when inhaled by nose?

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Hair Damaged by Perm

I bleached my hair 3 months ago and then dyed it 4 times after that, as my hair was looking yellow and I didn't like it at all. Then today I asked my aunt who is a hair dresser to perm my hair to make it curly, but after the 10 minutes that perm was left on my head, my long hair burnt.

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Remedy for Flat Facial Warts

I'm 27 years old and I've had flat facial warts since I was a 14. I also have them on my neck and hands. My dermatologist froze them with nitrogen a couple of times, but it didn't work. I tried banana peel, duct tape, and tea tree oil; nothing works.

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Using Lavender Essential Oil
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Uses for Castor Oil
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Choosing a Short Hair Style
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Uses for Lavender Essential Oil
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Skin Tag Fell Off

I've had my skin tag all my life and woke this morning to see it had turned black. I went on with my everyday tasks and got changed because I was going to go to the doctor's to get it checked out, but then once I put my t-shirt on it came off.

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Caring for Elbows
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Using Faux Fingernails
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Remedies for Chigger Bites
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Applying Nail Wraps
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Dyeing Hair With Kool-Aid
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Treating Chigger Bites

I am allergenic to chigger bites. I found how to kill them on me quickly.

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Home Remedies for Sore Tonsils
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Can Medications Affect a Perm?

I had a perm and it did not work. My hair is frizzy and dry like wool. It takes a long time to dry and then it is lank and dull. Is this because of my medication or due to an over processed perm?

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Controlling Hypertension
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Making Your Workspace More Ergonomic
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Banana Peel Sleepy Tea
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Freeze Juice Packs for Ice Pack

I always keep some of those Capri Sun juice packs on hand for the neighborhood kids. We live on a lake and there's always children going by.

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ProActiv Stopped Working for Me
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Cure for Dry Skin

I have terrible dry skin. I am itching all the time, it is just horrible! I talked to my new doctor about it and decided to share her advice with all of you. It really does work and no pills!

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Side Effects of Cystoprotek

Can Cystoprotek cause dry mouth?

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Frugal Liquid Hand Soap Tips

Look for any liquid soap that is inexpensive to use as a refill to your hand soap dispensers. I've found liquid bubble bath and shampoos that are much cheaper per ounce than the prepackaged liquid soap refills.

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Hair Colour Advice

I dyed my hair with Garnier deep reddish brown it is very dark and very red. I have reds in my hair because I have used them a few years now, mostly mahogany. I would like a more warm tone as I am getting older and my skin is paler.

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Eating Before Bedtime
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Hair Washing Tips and Tricks
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Splitting Pills
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Side Effects of Cystoprotek

Does cystoprotek cause dry mouth?

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Skin Care Ideas

My skin is a wreck from not taking good care and too much sun. Not even sure how to care for it at night anymore or products to use. Any ideas?

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Allergic Reaction from Hot Chocolate
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Eating Before Bedtime

What foods are OK to eat before bedtime?

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Exercising Abdominal Muscles
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Making a Poultice for Treating Cellulitis Infections

I have a problem with recurring staph infections from cellulitis. Does anyone have a solution using a strong poultice?

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Nasal Drops or Spray for Stuffy Nose

I have been having problems with breathing. My nose seems to be stuffed pretty much from the inside, but when I blow my nose, there is nothing there, no mucus, just something I could not detect. My nose remains blocked at all times and it makes me desperate during the day and also during the night.

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Recommendations for Facial Concealers
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Bag Balm for Chapped Skin Relief
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Deep Cleaning Hair
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Easy At Home Hand Massage
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Losing 5 Pounds in a Week
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Making Your Hair Grow

I am looking for how to make your hair grow?

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Proactiv Has Stopped Working for Me

I'm almost 17, and have been experiencing mild to moderate acne (as my doctor said) since 12 or 13. I've tried pretty much everything possible, Clean and Clear, Neutrogena, Equate 3 step acne system, Acnedote, Oxy, everything.

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Remedy for Itchy Heel and Flaky Skin Around Toes

I tried using hydrocortisone, Vaseline, and baby oil, but withing hours the flakiness and/or itching begins again. What can I use that will work? It is mainly on one foot. No blisters, just a minor itch and lots of flaking especially on the underfoot, the top skin is fine.

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Removing a Wart Between the Toes

How do you remove a wart between the toes? The wart was picked up at a local swimming pool.

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Homemade Body Glitter

Make it for you or a sleepover for your daughter.

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Making Homemade Body Glitter
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Something in Apartment Is Making Skin Itch
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Tips for Smoother Skin
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Calendula Facial Cleanser

Use as a cleanser on your face and neck. Guys, you can use this too!

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Home Treatment of Infected Wounds
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Homemade Hair Care Recipes
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Jello Didn't Dye Hair
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Tackle Box for First Aid

Use a tackle box to organize and store all your first-aid supplies.

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Treating Leg Blisters
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Using Kool-Aid to Color Hair
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Cleaning Hair Rollers
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Dyeing Hair With Jell-O
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Dyeing Hair With Kool-Aid
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Hair Care Recipes

Mix together the water and herbs. Heat on simmer until it looks like strong tea. Let stand for about 25 minutes. Add shampoo and glycerin, stir well. Pour into a bottle. Leave overnight to thicken.

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Using Hair Conditioner
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Creme Rinse Verses Conditioner

When I was growing up we always used Tame creme rinse after shampooing. Can't seem to find anything close to the way Tame made my hair feel and look back in the day! Any suggestions would be very helpful. I would like to go back to the creme rinse instead of a conditioner!

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Back Scratcher Ideas

This is a guide about back scratcher ideas. If you don't have a back scratcher handy, there are many household items that can be used to relieve the itch.

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Cleaning Synthetic Hair
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Give Deodorant Time to Dry

Give your deodorant time to dry before you get dressed. I get out of bed, make a pot of tea, and shower. I put on the deodorant. Then I sit and drink the tea (in bed). A lovely treat in the morning!

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Wart Remover Left Scars on My Face

I used EndWarts accidently on my face and my skin got damaged. Now I have scars on my faced. How can I remove them? Thanks

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Dyeing Gray Hair

I have been wearing a wig for some time. I now have virgin gray hair and I do not like it. I do want to be able to wear my hair out, so what homemade product or natural product can I use to dye virgin gray hair?

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Something in Apartment Is Making Skin Itch

Me and my partner live in a small studio apartment. Over the course of the last 4 months she has been experiencing mild itchiness, but it was occasional and not detrimental to everyday life. But in the last week or so it has gotten much, much worse. It not only effects her anymore and is getting to us both.

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Correcting Small Gaps Between Lower Teeth

I have small gaps in between my lower teeth; any possibilities?

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Hair Dry After Perm

I get my hair permed and colored at the same time. Sometimes it comes out extremely dry. Is that because of processing time or what? It's not falling out, but looks and feels very dry. What can I do to help it now?

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Caring for Contact Lenses
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Lid Removal from Deodorant
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