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Homemade FrowniesDoes anyone have a homemade version of the Frownies product?


Homemade Coffee Eyebrow Tint

Homemade Coffee Eyebrow TintThis is a page about homemade coffee eyebrow tint. The solution to light or patchy eyebrows is right there in your kitchen.


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Uses for Avocado SkinsAre their any uses for avocado skin? Is it harmful at all? I've thought about blending the skin and using it as some sort of facial or skin scrub, but I'm skeptical on whether it's beneficial or not. Thanks!


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Homemade Nail Buffing CreamDoes anyone have a good recipe for homemade nail buffing cream? I'd like to find a simple one that makes nails shiny and stronger. Thanks!


A woman applying a face mask at home.

Homemade Facial Mask RecipesThis is a page for making homemade facial masks. Face masks are a common part of a beauty regimen and can easily be made at home from natural products. Common ingredients can include avocado, honey, essential oils, yogurt and more.


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Homemade Hair Dye RecipesThis page contains recipes for homemade hair dye. Hair dyes contain very harsh chemicals that can harm your hair. Making homemade hair dye allows you to color your hair more naturally.


Easy Dry Shampoo

Make Dry Shampoo With Baking Soda and Baby PowderWhen you don't have time to wash your hair this homemade dry shampoo is just what you need. This is a page about make dry shampoo with baking soda and baby powder.


Homemade Beauty Products

Storing Homemade Beauty ProductsThis is a page about storing homemade beauty products. Homemade beauty products are a popular alternative to commercial ones that often contain chemicals that users shy away from. However, they also lack the chemicals used preserve the retail products. Proper storage is necessary to prevent bacterial growth in homemade beauty supplies.


Girl with Homemade Facial

Homemade Facial RecipesThis page contains homemade facial recipes. You don't have to spend a lot of money at a spa to enjoy a facial. Here are a number of different facial recipes for various skin types and needs.


Baking Soda

Use Baking Soda as Underarm DeodorantA natural and inexpensive underarm deodorant can be easily made from baking soda, either alone or mixed with products such as cornstarch, and a fragrance, if desired. This is a page about use baking soda as underarm deodorant.


Homemade Hand Scrub

Homemade Hand Scrub RecipesThis page is about homemade hand scrub recipes. When cleaning hands, you sometimes need some scrubbing power.


A bag of bath salt with oranges.

Rejuvenating Orange Salt BathThis epsom salt and orange peel based bath salt recipe, will rejuvenate you, easing stress and minor aches and pains. This is a page about rejuvenating orange salt bath.



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Homemade Conditioning Rinse RecipesThis page contains homemade conditioning rinse recipes. There are numerous recipes available for making your own conditioning rinse, or you can develop your own.


Homemade Hand Lotion Recipes

Homemade Hand LotionThis is a page about homemade hand lotion. Rather than buy expensive hand lotion containing a lot of chemicals and fragrances you don't like, try making your own.


Woman using Homemade Conditioning Rinse in the shower

Homemade Conditioning Rinse for ShineIt's easy to make a conditioning rinse at home that will keep your hair shiny and manageable. This page contains a recipe for a homemade conditioning rinse with shine.


Homemade Body Scrub

Homemade Body Scrub RecipesThis page is about homemade body scrubs. Outstanding exfoliates don't have to be expensive when formulated at home.


Woman applying homemade hand lotion

Dollar General Homemade Hand LotionDollar stores often have quality products for a bargain price, saving you even more when you combine them to make your own lotion. This is a page about Dollar General homemade hand lotion.


A lower leg in a bathtub, filled with milk and flowers.

Scented Milk Bath RecipesStart with powdered milk and your favorite essential oil to make this luxurious bath time indulgence. This is a page about scented milk bath.


A woman taking a relaxing bath.

Homemade Bath Oil BeadsAdding a scented oil to your bath can make it an even more relaxing experience. Making your own bath oil beads will ensure you have your favorite bath oils ready to use whenever you like. This is a page about homemade bath oil beads.


Homemade mouthwash in a canning jar.

Homemade Mouthwash RecipesThis is a page about homemade mouthwash. Making your own mouthwash is easy and it can save you money. It also allows you to make one that meets your specific needs.


A woman with tangled hair.

Homemade Hair DetanglerThis is a page about homemade hair detangler. Save money on hair care products for yourself and family by making your own hair detangler.


Facial Astringent

Facial Astringent RecipesThis page contains facial astringent recipes. Astringents are used to refine and improve the appearance of skin pores. You can buy this beauty aid or make your own and save money.


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Product that Reuses Remnants of SoapDoes anyone know of a product that re-uses remnants of soap. When it's ready to be thrown away, there is a device to put the slivers into, and suds up with water. I had seen one about 15 years ago when recycling was unheard of.


A hand testing the tone of a tinted moisturizer.

Make Your Own Tinted MoisturizerInstead of spending big bucks at the makeup counter trying to match your shade, create the perfect blend at home. This page explains how to make your own tinted moisturizer.


A woman washing her hair.

Homemade Natural Shampoo and Conditioner Recipes for Color Treated HairIf you have color treated hair and want to make your own shampoo and conditioner from natural ingredients, here are some ideas. It's best to avoid harsh ingredients to prevent the colored dye from fading prematurely.


Baking soda being measured into a funnel.

Homemade Tooth PowderMost homemade tooth powder has baking soda as the main ingredient. It is a mild abrasive, so you may want to check with your dentist about how frequently to use it. This page contains several recipes for homemade tooth powder.


DIY Pore Minimizing Face Primer - holding a small container of primer

DIY Pore Minimizing Face PrimerMix up your own, significantly less expensive, pore minimizing face primer using cosmetics you probably already have. Combine translucent powder, moisturizing cream, and foundation that matches your skin tone. You will love the results.



DIY Workout Enhancer Lotion - pour into clean jar

DIY Workout Enhancer LotionMake your own all natural workout enhancer lotion at home for less than the commercial products available. Learn how in the tutorial on this page.


A woman's made up eyelid and brow.

Making Homemade Eyebrow GelMix aloe vera gel and dark eyeshadow to create an inexpensive alternative to retail eyebrow gel.


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Scented Bath Vinegar RecipeMix fresh herbs and flowers or essential oil with apple cider vinegar to make a scented vinegar bath recipe. It not only helps soften your skin it is relaxing after a long day.


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Scent Ideas for Homemade Goat's Milk ShampooI am trying to make goat's milk shampoo! Any good scent ideas?


DIY Translucent Makeup  -Finishing Powder - applying with a puff

DIY Translucent Makeup Finishing PowderIt's nice to have a light finishing powder to help your face makeup set in place, but storebought brands can be expensive. Make this DIY version with baby powder and corn starch and save a bundle.


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DIY Moisturizing Sheet MasksI'm looking into making sheet masks for myself and I'd like to make them "in bulk" for a weekly to biweekly basis. I'm curious as to if I could do this and if so, how long would they store for. They're going to be moisturizing masks as that's really my only skin problem, think honey and aloe vera.


Yeast in wooden spoon

How to Use Yeast for a Dry Skin FacialTry a yeast facial on dry skin to keep your complexion soft and supple. This is a page about how to use yeast for a dry skin facial.


Woman with sugar held in her hand to use as as scrub

Making a Sugar Hand ScrubIt's easy to make a scrub by adding sugar to ordinary dish soap. This is a page about making a sugar hand scrub.


Bottle of shampoo with chamomile flowers.

All Purpose Chamomile ShampooChamomile not only makes a soothing tea, it has many medicinal, beauty, and bath uses as well. Make this shampoo from dried chamomile flowers, leftover bar soap, glycerin, and boiling water. This is a page about making all purpose chamomile shampoo.


many Marigold flowers

Marigold Cleanser RecipeDried marigold flowers, almond oil, and a few drops of rose water are all you need to make a wonderful skin cleanser. This page contains a marigold cleanser recipe.


Woman applying green facial mask with a brush.

Making a Green Clay Facial MaskThis is a page about making a green clay facial mask. You can mix powdered clay with numerous liquids, depending on the needs of your skin. A simple water and clay mask is great, but you can also use milk, yogurt, or even rose water.


Ingredients for a coconut scrub.

Coconut Body Scrub and Clay Body MaskThis is a page about making coconut body scrub and clay body mask. You don't have to spend a fortune if you are in need of some pampering. These easy to prepare recipes are a great way to rejuvenate your skin!


Woman Applying Facial Toner

Inexpensive Facial TonerThis is a page about finding an inexpensive facial toner. You can save money on facial toner by making your own, with a few simple ingredients.


Woman Applying Suntan Lotion

Homemade Suntan LotionYou can make a version of sunblock mixing zinc oxide, beeswax, and various oils such as olive or coconut. You will not achieve the higher SPF values found in many commercial products however. This is a page about homemade suntan lotion.


Woman Conditioning Her Hair

Homemade Conditioning Treatment for Dry HairWhile there are many commercial products sold for conditioning dry hair it is easy to use everyday supplies you may already have at home to make your own conditioner. This is a page about homemade conditioning treatment for dry hair.



Homemade Salt Scrub

Homemade Body Scrubs and WrapsThis is a page about homemade body scrubs and wraps. Here are some great recipes for homemade body scrubs and wraps, so that you can have a spa experience at home.


Coffee Body Scrub

Homemade Coffee Body ScrubSave money and make your own coffee body scrub with your used grounds. Try adding sugar and different oils. This is a page contains ideas for homemade coffee body scrub.


Oatmeal Body Scrub

Homemade Oatmeal Body ScrubThere are many variations on body scrubs made from oatmeal. Try mixing ground oatmeal, rosemary, and lemon juice for a scrub that helps relieve the itch of dry skin. This is a page about homemade oatmeal scrub.


Homemade Foot
Bath with Candles and Flowers

Homemade Foot Bath RecipesEnjoy a soothing foot bath that you can make yourself. Here is a great homemade foot bath recipe you can use anytime.


Ingredients for making beauty recipes with honey.

Honey Beauty RecipesFrom skin care to soaps, honey can be used in a myriad of ways. Here are some honey beauty recipes you can try at home.


Baby powder all over a woman's face.

Jamsu Makeup Priming TechniqueYou can achieve this popular matte looking skin effect at home without expensive cosmetics. This is a page about Jamsu makeup priming technique.


Chamomile Tea

How to Make a Chamomile CleanserCheerful yellow chamomile flowers are good for more than just a soothing tea, the can also be a good for cleaning your face. This is a page contains information on how to make a chamomile cleanser.


Girl applying Witch Hazel Toner to her face

Witch Hazel Toner RecipesWitch hazel is an inexpensive alternative to cosmetic counter toners. This page contains witch hazel toner recipes.


Flowers and leaves with natural cosmetics

Personal Care Recipes from the GardenDid you know that you may have what you need to make shampoos, rinses, hair sprays, etc. in your garden? This is a page about personal care recipes from the garden.


Oats and milk to make a milk bath.

Oatmeal Milk Bath RecipeThis relaxing bath additive is easy to make and can also be given as a gift. This page contains an oatmeal milk bath recipe.


A woman putting petroleum jelly on her lips.

Lightening a Dark LipSince I am Asian, I have always had a problem with my lips, especially on the borders. One thing that I have found to be effective is petroleum jelly.


Pampering Lemon Peppermint Bath Bombs - Supplies

Pampering Lemon Peppermint Bath BombsThese bath bombs combine two popular scents, citrusy lemon and relaxing peppermint. Make some of them for yourself and prepare to be pampered.


A woman using a sea salt facial scrub.

Making a Sea Salt Facial ScrubThis is a page about making a sea salt facial scrub. The combination of salt and oil create a wonderful exfoliating and moisturizing scrub.


Make Your Own Facial Wipes

Making Your Own Facial WipesThis is a page about making your own facial wipes. Many people buy and use commercial facial wipes daily. Save money and make your own.


Multi-Purpose Lavender Oil Scrub

Making Lavender Salt ScrubThis is a page about making lavender salt scrub. The scent of lavender permeates this scrub that is good from head to toe.


Jar of face cream with pink flowers

Homemade Beauty ProductsThis is a page about homemade beauty products. You can save money by making your own natural skin and hair treatments for your family and to give as special gifts.


Hands massaging a sugar scrub into feet

Strawberry Foot ExfoliantThis is a page about making strawberry foot exfoliant. Smooth out rough callouses on your feet with an exfoliant made from strawberries and other ingredients.


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Homemade Hypoallergenic Eye LinerYour suggestion for eyebrow tint was fabulous. Do you have any suggestions for eye liner? I have a friend that has been allergic to every cosmetic even the hypoallergenic ones.


Lilac Bubble Bath

Lilac Bubble BathThis is a page about lilac bubble bath recipes. A relaxing bubble bath is a wonderful way to unwind after a busy day. Customize your bubble bath experience by making your own scented bubble bath just how you like it.


lavender crystals, oil, and flowers

Lavender Bath RecipesThis is a page about lavender bath recipes. Lavender is known for its soothing qualities making it a natural herb to use in homemade bath products.


Body Glitter

Making Homemade Body GlitterThis is a page about making homemade body glitter. Making your own body glitter is a fun activity for a sleepover or a less expensive alternative to buying it at a cosmetic counter.


Woman showing clean hair.

Homemade Hair Care RecipesThis is a page about homemade hair care recipes. There are a variety of recipes with excellent results for home hair treatments, that can save you money.


Cold Cream

Cold Cream RecipesThis page contains cold cream recipes. An inexpensive skin moisturizer and makeup remover can be made at home with common ingredients.


Woman Applying Avocado Beauty Mask

Avocado Beauty TreatmentsThis page contains avocado beauty treatments. A delicious tree fruit that can be beneficial as a conditioning skin therapy.


Taking a hot bath.

Making Bath CookiesThis page is about making bath cookies. A recipe for one time cleaning bars to create a luxurious bathing experience.


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Making and Storing Homemade Facial PeelsThis is a page about making and storing homemade facial peels. Many people prefer to make their own facial products at home.


white teeth

Homemade Tooth Whitener RecipesThis page contains homemade tooth whitener recipes. You don't have to pay a lot at the dentist to whiten your teeth.


Homemade Hairspray

Homemade Hairspray RecipesThis page contains homemade hairspray recipes. You can make your own hairspray at home for a fraction of the cost of retail products.


Homemade Body Wash in a Bottle

Homemade Body Wash RecipesThis page contains homemade body wash recipes. Buying body wash at the store can get to be expensive.


Homemade Body Products

Homemade Body ProductsThis is a page about homemade body products. Making your own body products is fun and allows you to control the ingredients used. They also make wonderful gifts.


Homemade Blush

Homemade BlushThis is a page about homemade blush. Blend your own unique colors by making your own blush.


Skin Brightener Recipes

Homemade Skin Brightener RecipesThis page contains homemade skin brightener recipes. You can create your own skin brightener formula at home using ingredients you may already have.


Homemade Lip Plumper

Homemade Lip PlumperThis is a page about homemade lip plumper. Cosmetics and procedures designed to increase the fullness of your lips, whether permanently or temporarily, can be quite expensive.


Hand Scooping Out Homemade Hair Gel

Homemade Hair Gel RecipesThis page contains homemade hair gel recipes. Save money by making your own hair gel.


Girl Applying Homemade Makeup

Homemade Makeup RecipesThis page contains homemade makeup recipes. The cost of quality makeup can be very high; you might save money making your own.


Homemade Nail Polish

Homemade Nail PolishThis is a page about homemade nail polish. Nail polish in all of its array of colors can be expensive. Try making your own special blend at home.


Homemade Cuticle Softeners

Homemade Cuticle SoftenersThis is a page about homemade cuticle softeners. Keeping your cuticles well groomed can help you feel good about yourself and your appearance.


Easy Dry Shampoo

Dry Shampoo RecipesThis page contains dry shampoo recipes. You can buy dry shampoo products at the store, but you may have all the ingredients you need to make your own in the kitchen.


Homemade Shave Cream

Homemade Shaving Cream RecipesThis page contains homemade shaving cream recipes. Shaving cream like many beauty and skin care products can be expensive or too harsh for your skin.


Homemade Body Lotion Recipes

Homemade Body Lotion RecipesThis page contains homemade body lotion recipes. Making your own body lotion is a good alternative to purchasing commercial products.


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Homemade Aftershave LotionThis is a page about homemade aftershave lotion. Eliminate the harsh chemicals sometimes used in aftershave lotions by making your own.


Woman tanning next to a pool.

Homemade Tanning Oil RecipesThis page contains homemade tanning oil recipes. Using tanning oil can enhance your tan when you lay out or use a tanning bed. You don't need to buy the expensive oil at the store if you make your own at home.


Woman applying acne cream to her face.

Homemade Acne Cream RecipesThis page contains homemade acne cream recipes. Acne is a common skin condition that many people struggle with. Acne creams can be quite expensive, making homemade acne cream can help save you money.


Photo of pink rose pedals.

Making Rose WaterThis is a page about making rose water. Rose water has some mild astringent qualities that can be used when making homemade beauty products, like skin toner. It also has a wonderful scent.


Homemade Deodorant with Ribbon Wrapped Around it

Making Homemade DeodorantThis is a page about making homemade deodorant. Deodorant doesn't have to full of chemicals and not smell the way you would like. It doesn't have to be expensive reduce or eliminate body odor.


A woman cleaning her face with skin toner.

Homemade Skin TonerThis is a page about homemade skin toner. Cleaning your face is important to maintaining a clear complexion but skin toners can be expensive to purchase. Making this cleaner at home can save you money.


Salt and Herbs in Wooden Bowls

Homemade Facial ScrubsThis is a page about homemade facial scrubs. Facial scrubs are a great way to keep your skin looking nice and young. Store bought scrubs can be expensive though.


A sugar scrub with sugar near it.

Homemade Sugar Scrub RecipesThis page contains recipes for homemade sugar scrubs. Sugar works as a great base for an exfoliator. Exfoliation is an important step to keeping your skin looking young and vibrant.


Homemade Exfoliator

Homemade Exfoliator RecipesThis page contains recipes for homemade exfoliator. Exfoliation is an important element to your skin care regime. Exfoliating your skin gets rid of all the dead skin cells that make your skin look dull. Making your own exfoliator is easy.


A woman applying wrinkle cream.

Homemade Wrinkle Cream RecipesThis page contains recipes for homemade wrinkle cream. Age, life style, and sun are some of the factors that can produce wrinkles. You can use natural ingredients, some from your own kitchen, to make your own wrinkle cream to combat these forces of nature.


Jar of hand cream with flowers and woman's hands applying cream in the background.

Homemade Hand Cream RecipesThis page contains homemade hand cream recipes. Commercial hand creams can be expensive and contain a variety of unpronounceable chemical ingredients. You can use natural ingredients and make your own hand cream.


Homemade Moisturizer in a jar near a fern leaf

Homemade Moisturizer RecipesThis page contains homemade moisturizer recipes. Making your own moisturizers isn't only thrifty but is also natural. Homemade moisturizers make great gifts.


Homemade bath products in clear bottles.

Homemade Conditioner RecipesThis page contains homemade conditioner recipes. Using conditioner is helpful to prevent tangles in your hair. Making your own conditioner allows you to use more natural ingredients and save money.


Woman with facial mask and cukes on eyes.

Homemade Facial Cleanser RecipesThis page contains recipes for facial cleansers. Making your own facial cleanser allows you to focus on your personal skin type and control the ingredients used.


Plain White Lip Balm on Blue Background

Homemade Lip Balm RecipesThis page contains recipes for lip balm.Lip balm can protect your lips from the sun and keep them from getting chapped. If you use lip balm often, you can save money by making your own.


Shampoo being poured into palm of hand.

Homemade Shampoo RecipesThis page contains recipes for homemade shampoo. Making your own shampoo not only can save money, but allows you to control the ingredients and fragrances or lack there of.


Toddler with bubbles on hair and end of nose.

Homemade Bubble Bath RecipesThis is a page about homemade bubble bath. Whether is it for a relaxing moment of zen after a hard day's work or a fun tub for the kids, a bubble bath is always a joy. Rather than buying expensive products at the store, you can save money and create your own fragrances, by making your own.


Closeup of wet toothbrush with paste.

Homemade Toothpaste RecipesThis is a page about homemade toothpaste recipes. Making your own toothpaste allows you to control what ingredients you use and can also save you money.


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Adding Gumamela Extract to Liquid Body SoapHow can I make gumamela extract be an ingredient, in making liquid body soap?


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What Can I Use to Soften My Feet?What can I use to soften my feet?


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Natural Rosemary Breath FreshenersAfter stripping rosemary leaves off their branches (which is actually part of the mint family) cut small branch pieces to use as free and easy breath fresheners!


Pampering Lemon Peppermint Bath Bombs - Supplies

Pampering Lemon Peppermint Bath BombsThese bath bombs combine the refreshing scent of lemon with the relaxing scent of peppermint to create a bath bomb that will knock the socks off the ones you buy at the mall. With an infusion of oil and sea salt in them, your skin will feel like it has spent the day at the spa.


facial wipes in container

Make Your Own Facial WipesInstead of buying facial wipes make your own!


Cocoa Butter Cream Moisturizer Recipe - jar of cream

Cocoa Butter CreamThis all natural moisturizer smells as good as it works. I had dry patches on my face for weeks, the morning after using this they were gone. This is first and foremost a face lotion. Yet it also works wonders on any other area of your body, hands, elbows, etc. A little goes a long way.


DIY Eyelash Adhesive

DIY Eyelash AdhesiveI started making my own eyelash glue when I realized the store brand ones I was using was making my lids a bit itchy. This adhesive is made of a few simple household products and keeps your lashes on all day.


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Homemade Coffee Eyebrow TintI have patchy eyebrows from years of over plucking back in the day. Loving a very full looking pair of brows, I have gone through quite a bit of eyebrow pencils and tints. I now make my own with my used coffee grounds in the morning.


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Homemade Body Scrubs FrozeCan you store body scrubs in the fridge? I made a few to sell and they kind of froze. Are they still good? I didn't put them in the freezer, but towards the back so that they wouldn't be on the way.


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Storing Homemade Facial MaskI made a facial mask composed of 1½ tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon of turmeric, and lemon. I want to know if I can store it in the refrigerator?


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Shelf Life of Bubble BathWhat is the shelf life for the bottles of bubbles? How long do the bubbles usually last in the tub and is there a specific amount I need to use?


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Storing Facial ScrubsI usually use lemon, sugar, honey, and cucumber scrub for my skin. In a few days I'm going on a vacation and I need the scrub every morning. What's the best way I can store it and take it along with me?


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Freezing DIY Beauty ProductsCan I freeze leftover organic homemade beauty products? Especially if I'm using food such as oatmeal.


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Storing Homemade Hair MaskI am making a hair mask with coconut oil and honey. What is the best way to store this product and how long can it be stored before it needs to be used?


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