Getting Rid of Bugs in HairIf you have bugs infesting the hair of your family, proper identification will help you with treatment. There are several products and home remedies that will work on many types of insects. Medical advice should be sought if the bugs are very resistant to treatment.
Home Remedies for Diabetic Foot Pain?Foot pain is common if you suffer from diabetes. Here are some ideas to help relive your pain at home. This is a page about home remedies for diabetic foot pain.
Growing Out Healthy Nails After Years of...This is a page about growing out healthy nails after years of biting. While a challenge, it is very rewarding to be able to grow healthy nails after a history of biting them.
Tickling Sensation Inside EarThis is a page about tickling sensation inside ear. If you have ever experienced a tickling in your ear, you know how irritating it can become.
Permed Hair Not Curly Enough?It can be confusing as to what to do to fix a perm that is not as curly as you wanted. This is a page about permed hair not curly enough.
Removing Denture Adhesive from Your MouthDenture adhesive can remain stuck to your gums and the roof of your mouth after taking out your dentures. This is a page about removing denture adhesive from my mouth.
Fixing a Perm That Lost Its Curl?If your perm has lost it's curl, there may be some ways to get it back. This is a page about fixing a perm that lost its curl.
Remedies for Hair Damaged by PermIf you want curly or wavy hair, getting a perm is the best way to do it. However, getting a perm can leave your hair damaged if not done right. This is a page about remedies for hair damaged by perm.
Remedies for Nail Pain After Removing Acrylic...Your own fingernails can hurt after taking off fake nails. This page is about remedies for nail pain after removing acrylic nails.
Re-Dyeing Hair After Removing ColorAfter having the color removed from your hair, you may have to wait a little while before getting it dyed again. This is a page about re-dyeing hair after removing color.
Removing a Piece of Glass From Under the SkinThis is a page about removing a piece of glass from under the skin. A piece of glass stuck in your skin can be hard to see, making it difficult to remove. Here are some tips for removing it and preventing an infection.
Using Leftover Hair Dye?Once the color and activator are mixed they must be used quickly. If you don't need all of the product at one time, as you are touching up or have short hair, you may be able to retain some of each product for later use. This is a page about using leftover hair dye.
Removing Hair Dye Stains on Nails?The best way to prevent getting hair dye on your nails or skin is to wear latex gloves when applying hair dye. However, if you get some dye on your nails there are ways to get the color out. This is a page about removing hair dye stains on nails.
Why Are the Tips of My Fingernails Clear?This is a page about when the tips of your fingernails are clear. Typically the tips of your fingernails are an opaque white, but not always.
How Long Should You Wait Before Re-dyeing Hair?Many times after dyeing your hair you decide you don't like it and want to try a different color. This page has advice about re-dyeing your hair, including how long you should wait before dyeing it again.
Fixing a Perm That is Too Curly?This page is about fixing a perm that is too curly. When your hair has taken more curl from a permanent than you want there may be ways to relax the curl.
Dyeing Hair After Bleaching?This is a page about dyeing hair after bleaching. Dyeing your hair too quickly after bleaching it can cause damage to your hair. It also can result in the color being different from what is pictured on the box.
Removing a Hair From Your Eye?If you have a hair in your eye and you haven't been able to remove it, there is help. Check this page for home remedies for removing this pesky hair.
Treating a Rash in Skin FoldsItchy irritation can develop on skin where excess moisture and little air can circulate. This is a page about treating a rash in skin folds.
Toning Down Dyed HairThis page is about toning down dyed hair. If the dyed color of your hair is stronger than you expected, you may want to adjust it.
Shaving the Bone to Fit Dentures?If your dentures to not fit right it can not only be irritating and uncomfortable but painful as well. Getting a proper fit may require shaving the bone to fit your dentures by the dentist.
The Effects of Medications on a Perm?Certain medications can adversely affect your perm. This is a page about the effects of medications on a perm.
Pickle Juice to Control Blood SugarI read in a magazine that taking 2 oz. of apple cider vinegar before meals helps control your blood sugar. Tried it - YUCK! But I did try sugar free (made with Splenda) pickle juice from Vlasic. This has worked like a charm.
Using the Entire Stick of DeodorantThis page contains some creative solutions for using the entire stick of deodorant. It is frustrating and feels like you are wasting money when you are not able to get to the last bit of your stick deodorant.
After Effects of Tooth Extraction?I have a date four days after getting my tooth pulled. Will it be okay to kiss? Will my breath be okay? If not how long will it be okay for my breath to be okay?
Using White Iodine for Weak FingernailsThis is a page about white iodine for weak fingernails. Strengthen your fingernails safely with colorless iodine to bind the protein.
Finding Free or Low Cost Ostomy SuppliesThis is a page about finding source for free ostomy supplies. If you are low income or without insurance, it can be hard to obtain affordable ostomy supplies. Here are some suggestions for finding low cost or free supplies.
Body Odor Smells Like Skunk?Your diet has a big effect on your body's ability to eliminate toxins. This can make your perspiration have a strong smell. This is a page about body odor smells like skunk.
Advice for Women Removing Sideburns?Some women choose to shave their sideburns off, especially with short hair. This page contains advice for women who wish to remove their sideburns.
Bleaching Yellow From White HairYellow stains on otherwise silver or white hair can be the result of using the wrong shampoo, side effects from some medications, smoking, or a myriad of other causes. This page has advice for removing yellow stains from white hair.
How to Fix Hair Color That Came Out Pink?When you do not end up with the hair color you expect, it may mean another trip to the salon. This is a page about how to fix hair color that came out pink.
Treating a Rash on FeetThis page is about treating a rash on feet.Knowing what is causing the irritation can help you treat the problem.
Straightening Permed HairThis is a page about straightening permed hair. Sometimes a perm is used to give your hair body, but you still want to have a more sleek style.
Letting Gray Hair Grow Out?Some women, after dying their hair for years decide to go natural. This is a page about letting your gray hair grow out.
Mosquito Bite RemediesStopping the itch and irritation of mosquito bites isn't always easy. This page contains mosquito bite remedies.
Lightening Dyed Hair With Lemon JuiceThis is a page about lightening dyed hair with lemon juice. This method of trying to lighten dyed hair seems to have mixed results. Read the comments below and then make your decision. Trying to change the color of dyed hair can have very unexpected and unhappy results.
Wearing New DenturesGetting accustomed to false teeth takes some patience. This page is about wearing new dentures.
DIY Altered T-Shirt for Shoulder SurgeryIt can be difficult to get dressed when healing from shoulder surgery but shirts can be altered to to make this process easier. This page has DIY instructions for an altered T-shirt for shoulder surgery.
Cause of Hair Loss After Perm?Hair permanents can damage hair if not done properly. This is a page about cause of hair loss after perm.
How To Do A Perm At HomeThis is a page about how to do a perm at home. Many women want to have curly hair but perms at the beauty salon can be expensive. You can do a quality perm at home for a fraction of the cost.
Using Bubble Bath as SoapBubble bath is a very gentle soap that can often be purchased cheaply. It makes a great substitute for hand or body soap. This is a page about using bubble bath as soap.
Lightening Your Hair With Hydrogen PeroxideThis is a page about lightening your hair with hydrogen peroxide. When you want to lighten your hair without going to the salon, you may consider using a hydrogen peroxide recipe.
Problems with a Tongue Piercing?If you are having problems with a new tongue piercing, the best advice is to talk directly to your piercer. They can tell you if it is normal or if you need further medical attention.
Diet Plan After Gallbladder Surgery?I am about to have gallbladder surgery. I wanted to ask others who have had it done, what type foods or daily food plan they had to eat and stay on as to not hurt afterwards or promote diarrhea?
Use A Hand Sander On Your FeetThis is a beauty tip for taking care of your feet while avoiding the expense. Getting dead skin off your feet is difficult but those aids you buy simply don't do the job.
Preventing Underarm OdorThis is a page about preventing underarm odor. Underarm odor can be embarrassing for anyone, but if you have trouble getting rid of it, that can be even worse. There are many ways to control underarm odor, find the one that works for you.
Varicose Vein Remedies?This is a page about varicose vein remedies. Although generally not painful, varicose veins are unsightly. There are some therapies you can use at home if you do experience mild discomfort. A doctor's advice is the answer for more serious concerns.
Tips for When Your Arm is in a SlingThis page contains tips for when your arm is in a sling. Having your arm in a sling can make it hard to get dressed, sleep at night, or even just be comfortable throughout the day. Here are a few tips that may help make life a little easier.
Keeping Bra Straps from SlippingThis page is about keeping bra straps from slipping. Having your straps come off your shoulders, is very irritating.
Can Changes in Hormones Affect Hair Dye Results?I had a hysterectomy in October, only have 1 ovary. Now when I dye my brown hair champagne blonde it turns a orange/red yellow shade. Not pretty at all.
Getting Hair Color Back to Natural After DyeingWaiting for your hair to grow out to your natural hue can take longer than you want to wait. This page is about getting hair color back to natural after dyeing.
Getting Rid of Toenail FungusThis is a page about getting rid of toenail fungus. Toenail fungus can be frustrating for those who have it. It's unsightly and very difficult to get rid of.
Frugal "Malibu Treatment" to Remove Rust and Hard Water Build-up from Hair?Can you use pink lemonade instead of regular lemonade when doing a Malibu treatment at home?
Remedies for Pain from Wearing DenturesGetting your mouth accustomed to false teeth can be uncomfortable. This page is about remedies for pain from wearing dentures.
Treating A Bougainvillea Thorn...This is a page about treating a bougainvllea thorn prick. The beautiful bougainvillea blooms hide their toxic thorns. The prick can produce a rash and noticeable pain.
Home Remedies for Dry or Cracked FeetThis is a page about home remedies for dry or cracked feet. Keeping the skin on your feet supple and soft can be a challenge especially when you enjoy being barefoot.
Makeup Tips for Large Pores?If you have large pores applying makeup can be a challenge at times. This is a page about makeup for large pores.
Activities for Someone With Parkinson's DiseaseThis is a page about activities for someone with Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that can make many activities difficult, but not impossible.
Dryness Around My Eyes?Lately, I have been having problems with my eyes being a little dry in the corners, especially around the outside. My doctor have given me 2 different kinds of eye cream but nothing seems to help. They are only dry when I wake up in the mornings. Do you have any suggestions?
Dealing With a Broken ShoulderThis is a page about dealing with a broken shoulder. After the pain of the break, there then comes an amazing array of lifestyle modifications you will need to make to keep up with day to day activities.
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.
Allergic Reaction to Flip Flops?I wore a pair of rubber flip flops all summer, but towards the end of the summer my feet started itching terribly right where the straps of the sandals are. It turned into a rash that itched all the time and had tiny blisters with clear liquid.
Treating a Bug Bite on Your Eye LidBug bites can be a nuisance anywhere on your body, but the eyelid is a particularly annoying place to have one. Treating a bug bite on your eye lid isn't as easy as on other places, but it should still be kept clean and not irritated by touching or rubbing it.
Preparation H for Poison IvyHave Poison Ivy? All you need is Preparation H-Cooling Gel! It not only cools and soothes the itch, it shrinks the lesions as well. It's not just for hemorrhoids anymore!
Coloring Hair at HomeThis page is about coloring hair at home. When dyeing hair there are a number of things to keep in mind so you get the results you want.
Home Remedies for Arthritis PainThis page contains home remedies for arthritis pain. Dealing with chronic joint pain can interfere with many usual activities.
Electric Razor Pre-shave Lotion Recipe?I am looking for a substitute for electric razor pre-shave lotion.
Getting Hair Dye Off SkinIt happens, you are dyeing your hair and either didn't wear gloves or accidentally get some on the skin around your hairline. This is a page about getting hair dye off skin.
Home Remedies for Trigger Thumb?This is a page about home remedies for trigger thumb. Trigger thumb can be a very painful condition in which your thumb catches in a bent position and then snaps straight.
Treating Insect Bites and StingsThis is a page about treating insect bites and stings. You can use products readily available in your home to treat insect bites and stings.
How Soon Can I Get Another Perm?Re-perming your hair too soon can have disastrous results, depending on the condition of your hair and the type of perm used. Talk to a professional to determine how long you should wait. This is a page about, "How soon can I get another perm?".
Natural Remedies for Water Retention?Does anyone have any tips on how to prevent water retention during the summer months? My feet and hands are puffy and feel tight. Any home remedies that you can share would be most appreciated.
Remedies for a Burned Throat?This is a page about remedies for a burned throat. Drinking a cup of tea or coffee or eating a spoon of food that is too hot can burn your throat. Depending on the severity you may be able to do something at home to relieve it.
Hair Falling Out After Bleaching, Dyeing, and Perming?Hair can be easily damaged by multiple processing techniques such as coloring and perming. Extreme damage can result in hair loss. The only true remedy for this is time. Your hair will grow back; there are no miracle products that will speed this along. This is a page about hair falling out after bleaching, dyeing, and perming.
Homemade Oil Control Face Lotion?Does anyone know how to make your own homemade matte/or control lotion. I'm not interested in makeup but a skin lotion that will keep my face from being shiny all day. Does anyone know how these creams and lotions work?
Relieving Pain from Bone Spurs?This is a page about relieving pain from bone spurs. Bone spurs can be incredibly painful. Relieving the pain can help you get through the day with some sort of normalcy.
Home Remedies for a StyeThis page is about home remedies for a stye. An infection of the eyelid that can be caused by a clogged oil duct.
Mach 3 Razors For WomenMen's Mach 3 razors last forever and ever. Over time it's less expensive than disposables and they don't cut you up!
Dermatologists Recommended Mascara?What brand of mascara is least likely to cause one to have an allergic reaction according to dermatologists?
Using Lemon Juice on Gray Hair?The only confirmed advantage to using lemon juice or even vinegar on gray hair is to reduce the yellowing that occurs due to environmental contaminants and pollutants. It will not return your hair to its original color. This is a page about using lemon juice on gray hair.
Rehydrating Personal Cleansing WipesThis is a page about rehydrating personal cleansing wipes. Cleansing wipes have a tendency to dry out over time as you use up the package.
"Pimple" on My TongueI get these painful red or white pimples on the tip of my tongue after I've had alcohol mixed with either soda or apple juice. I also get them after several beers. Drinking a lot of soda on its own causes these. They hurt. This is a page about having a "pimple" on your tongue.
Green Hair After Dyeing?This is a page about green hair after dyeing. Your natural hair color and the type and shade of dye used can create surprising results.
Dove Bar Soap Flaky Scalp Remedy?I read a tip, on another site, about using DOVE BAR SOAP [and ONLY DOVE in the bar form] as a remedy to clear up a flaky scalp, instead of shampoo products. Any thoughts or experiences on this out there?
Makeup Tips and TricksThis page contains makeup tips and tricks. It is important to apply makeup the right way to look your best. There are numerous tips and tricks that can help you do a better job.
Using Listerine for Promoting Hair Growth?This is a page about using Listerine for promoting hair growth. This mouthwash may promote the health of your scalp by reducing bacteria and yeast.
Removing Nail Glue from SkinIf you are putting on fake nails, you may get some of the glue on your skin and it can be difficult to remove. This is a page about removing nail glue from skin.
Use a Wide Toothed Comb Instead of a BrushI switched over from a paddle brush to a wide tooth/detangling comb several years ago. I can see a big difference, because when I used a paddle brush, I would see tons of hairs stuck between the bristles.
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.
Home Remedies For Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)This page is about home remedies for urinary tract infections. An infection in your urinary tract can be painful. While a visit to the doctor is in order, there are ways to avoid the occurrence.
Copycat Tame Creme Rinse RecipeWhen you really like how a product works for you, sometimes you can make a substitute. This page is about making a copycat tame creme rinse recipe.
Uses for IodineMany people take supplements to ensure they are getting enough of this essential mineral nutrient. This is a page about uses for iodine.
Remedies for Leg CrampsMany health concerns can cause leg cramps, especially at night. This is a page about remedies for leg cramps.
Watch Turns Skin Green?My daughter has a watch that she absolutely loves but she can't wear it because it turns her wrist green.
Face Doesn't Seem Clean After Washing?No matter how careful I am, and I am a fanatic about washing my face twice a day. I use Clearasil and have used so many other cleansers; my face is dry on the cheeks and oily at the T zone. But no matter how much I wash and I rinse like crazy, when I use toner the cotton ball comes back brown with dirt. Any suggestions out there?
Remedies for Weak and Thin FingernailsWeak, thin nails can be very frustrating. This is a page about remedies for weak and thin fingernails.
Using Vinegar for Treating Your Scalp?This is a page about using vinegar for treating your scalp. Vinegar either full strength or diluted with water can be used to treat itchy scalp caused by fungus.
Treating A Damaged Toenail?This is a page about treating a damaged toenail. Although our toe nails are strong and provide a measure of protection to our toes, they can be damaged in a variety of ways.
French Manicure Polish is Difficult to Remove?I have a question that I hope someone can help me with. When I get a manicure, I usually get a French Manicure. When I start to remove the polish like I did today, I have the worst time trying to get it off.
Removing Corns From FeetThis is a page about removing corns from feet. Corns on your feet can be very painful.
Preventing Stinky Feet from CrocsThis is a page about preventing stinky feet from Crocs. Keeping your feet from sweating is the best way to help prevent foot odor. Try wearing cotton socks with your Crocs, use foot deodorant, or wash your feet a couple of times during the day on hot days.
Hand Washing With a Broken ArmThis page is about hand washing with a broken arm. People who have broken their arm say their biggest complaint is that they can't wash their good hand.
Making Pastel Hair DyesYou can save lots of money mixing up your own shades of colour instead of buying multiple colours when you want to do your own ombre hair. Due to the pandemic, I've been finding ways to save money, but still have things like fun hair colours and styles. Follow along to find out how to get this thrifty yet beautiful mermaid-inspired ombre hair by making pastels.
Moisturizing Lavender Body ScrubThis is a great moisturizing scrub! Plus it smells great;). It can be used anytime and it is excellent for pampering yourself at home. I usually use it right after I shave to soothe my skin (I have very sensitive skin and this is wonderful for it!)
Choosing a Healthy Cooking OilThere are so many different choices for cooking oils. In a large natural foods store, there might be an entire aisle full of bottles and tins from all across the world. With nutritional studies emerging all the time that seemingly contradict each other, it can be hard to know exactly which oil is the best choice for your family. I decided it was time to find out for sure. I'm not an expert, but I thought I would share what I found out.
Cancer: Health Isn't The Only Price You PayHearing a doctor tell you the hard truth, that you have cancer, takes your breath away. After a little while it becomes abundantly clear that the initial shock is compounded by the overwhelming costs involved. It's an added stress to you and your loved ones.
How I Lost 125 Pounds on a BudgetI'd always been a bit overweight growing up. I just thought that was the norm since most of my family members always carried extra weight. "We're a big-boned family," we'd joke. But our appetites were huge, especially coming from cultural backgrounds where food was the primary offering in times of celebration... or any occasion.
Fiber Is The WordDoes your diet contain complex carbs, lean protein, healthy fats, and fiber? Fish, lean meats such as beef or pork, dairy products, and fruits and vegetables include these needed nutrients. The body needs certain nutrients to help it remain healthy, lose weight, maintain weight, and live longer. Instead of counting and keeping track of calories, it might be easier to keep track of fiber. In doing so, you may begin automatically to look for foods such as whole grains, vegetables, and fruit which are usually lower in calories than other foods.
Homemade Cough DropsTired of buying storebought cough drops, with unknown ingredients? They are easy to make at home. Learn how to make them in this short video.
Preventing Colds and FluRussell Greenfield, M.D. has some handy tips to keep yourself cold and fly free this winter. Be sure to watch the related videos for more information about colds and the flu.
Dyeing Hair With Kool-AidUsing Kool-Aid to dye hair is a great way to get fun colors that wash out in a week or two (depending on the shade of your hair). Check out this video and see how it turned out.
Applying Nail WrapsLearn how to apply nail wraps with this video. Nail wraps are chemical free and last longer than your typical polish.
Homemade Bath BombsBath bombs can be so pricey in the stores so why not make your own? This project would be perfect for teens or to make for gifts. Learn how in this short video.
Free Pill BoxesI love these little pill boxes they give out free at the pharmacy in Walmart where I get my prescriptions filled. They are white with raised letters and very good quality.
Leave Seal on VitaminsWhen you open your vitamin bottle, only cut half of the paper seal away. It's easier to get just one vitamin out at a time that way. It also prevents excessive handling of the other vitamins in the bottle, as well.
Finding it Hard to Drink Enough Water?Many people do not like water. It's plain and very simple. Even though it is a needed element to keep our bodies from becoming dehydrated. Many people just don't care for water. What can you do to help water taste better? Filtering it helps but the major way to change the flavor is to find some herbs (lavender or mint), vegetable slices (celery, ginger, or cucumber), or fruit (lemon, lime, strawberries, or grapefruit). The trick is to find ones you like to fuse with water and make them taste better for your consumption. Here are some other ways to help you get the water you need each day:
Wearing An Ice PackWhen you don't have time to lay around on an ice pack, wear it.
Fibrous, Filling and Fat Burning: Eating Carbs and Still Losing WeightThis time of year many are thinking of losing weight, changing diets, and looking for different foods to eat. Many dieters will shy away from carbs because carbs are seen as being the culprit in weight going up instead of down. But, doing away with carbs or eating the wrong ones can mean you may be robbing yourself of important nutrients.
Losing Weight Without Being Able to ExerciseI was asked by a close family friend, how I lost weight. After a lot of thought about how to word everything, without hurting feelings I did my best to truthfully answer.
Identifying Skin Condition?What is this? Chronic hard nodules 13 years in subcutaneous fat layer
Broken Metacarpal Bone?About almost two weeks ago, I slammed my hand against the side of the moving side by side trying to catch my dog who had jumped out. Luckily, I caught her. As I did that the side of my hand slammed against the back of the side by side because I was sitting in the tailgate. It hurt and bruised quickly but it is still bruised today. It hurts to touch but doesn't hurt to move my hand.
Getting Rid of Tiny White Bugs?How do I get those tiny white bugs that look like lint out of my eyes, hair and body?
Using Curl Activator?I'm white and over 55 with natural gray and curly hair. I bought Luster's S Curl curl activator moisturizer. Can and should I use it on dry hair or just wet? And if only wet hair, do I need to rinse it out?
How To Ask My Mom About First Bra?All my friends wear a bra. My friends asked me if I wore a bra. I said I don't. They asked me why and I said "Because I don't need one." They looked at me like I was a freak. I want to wear a bra but I don't know how to ask my mom. I don't own any bras either. I haven't wore a training bra yet either. I have been looking at so many bras though. How do I ask my mom? I am so scared!
1990s Weight Watchers ProgramI lost a lot of weight back in the early 1990s using a Weight Watchers calculator that I can't find. It was based on a minimum, mid and top amounts of food a person could eat in 1 day/week. I chose the minimum. I remember I counted servings of proteins, fats, breads, fruits, water, etc. and NOT points. I remember there was also a place to enter in exercise. The calculator was white and, if I remember correctly, opened like a book. I didn't count grams or anything like that. It was servings. HELP! Thx much.