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December 17, 2014

Fashion, Beauty & Fitness

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Be Glamorous And Generous

(NAPSI)—This holiday season, give gifts that add a touch of luxury to your loved ones’ lives.

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Thursday 12/04/2014
Sock Style
Updated: December 05, 2014 - 3:34 am

(NAPSI)—Until recently, men’s socks were limited to black, navy or white. Today, a stroll down the hosiery aisle reveals bold designs and countless colors. The once basic sock is now the ideal accessory for imparting flair, color or personality to a wardrobe.

Wednesday 12/03/2014
Embrace Your Weird Beard this Winter
Updated: December 03, 2014 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) Most men say their facial hair defines them, according to a recent survey conducted by Schick Hydro. However, 72 percent of men have experienced facial hair growing woes, such as patchy chin growth.

Monday 12/01/2014
The Anatomy Of Gift Giving
Updated: December 02, 2014 - 3:34 am

(NAPSI)—Whether it's the holidays, birthdays, anniversaries or any occasion that you want to feel special, heeding a few simple hints can help you become known as having a gift for giving.

Thursday 11/20/2014
How to Look Your Best for Holiday Parties
Updated: November 20, 2014 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) It’s the holiday party season, which means that it’s time to be in the social limelight and look your best. But with indulgent feasts, hectic schedules and cold weather leading to dry, dull skin, you’ll need to take extra steps to overcome a few beauty hurdles, no matter who you are.

Tuesday 11/11/2014
Enjoy the Holidays without the Weight Gain
Updated: November 11, 2014 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) On average, Americans gain weight during the holiday season. While the weight gain may not be dramatic, research shows it tends to stick and accumulate over the years. But you don’t have to succumb to this progression, say experts.

Thursday 11/06/2014
A Magnificent Way To Look Good Over Time
Updated: November 07, 2014 - 3:34 am

(NAPSI)—When it comes to looking good, it’s important to be able to see well.

Thursday 10/16/2014
Defying Dehydration
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Good news for men and women whose skin becomes dull and tired as time goes by: Dermatologists recognize this as “age-related dehydration,” a serious skin care concern, and have created a way to overcome it.

Thursday 10/09/2014
About Face: The Skin Care Transition
Updated: October 10, 2014 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—When the seasons change, many women have found, it's wise to adjust their skin care regimen to take a defensive stance against changes in weather.

Wednesday 09/24/2014
Most facial hair friendly cities in America: Did yours make the list?
Updated: September 25, 2014 - 3:50 am

(BPT) - From the best skylines to the worst drivers, the list of distinctions bestowed upon cities is endless; but it’s the honor of hairiest havens that will have people scratching their chins.

Thursday 08/28/2014
Eye On Looking Young
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 3:41 am

(NAPSI)—Anyone with an eye for success may see the wisdom in a study by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. It found that some 73 percent of women felt a youthful appearance played a role in getting a job, getting promoted or keeping clients.

To Improve Your Smile, See An Orthodontist
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 3:41 am

(NAPSI)—Here’s something to smile about: No one is “too old” for orthodontic treatment. Healthy teeth can be moved at any age. Here are a few facts that can help guide adults in a quest for a healthy, beautiful smile.

Friday 08/15/2014
College Guys: How to Look Dapper Even When You Live in a Dorm
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 3:41 am

(StatePoint) For college students, particularly men, grooming may not always be top of mind. Between classes, studying and all that socializing, time for such niceties can be limited. And for those living in shared spaces, communal bathrooms don’t make things any easier. 

Make sportsmanship part of your child's (and your) game plan
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 3:36 am

(BPT) - You’ve probably been to a youth sporting event when an argument broke out between coaches and parents. Or maybe you’ve watched youth athletes refuse to help one another up or congratulate an opponent on a great play.  

Tuesday 08/12/2014
Champagne Diamonds Make Fashion Transitions Pop This Fall
Updated: August 13, 2014 - 3:43 am

(NewsUSA) - Are you still trying to find the perfect accessory to your summer-to-fall-transition fashion staples? The answer may be as simple as adding the color of one gemstone: champagne diamonds from Rio Tinto's Argyle Mine in Australia.

Friday 07/25/2014
Men need to take better care of their faces [Infographic]
Posted: July 25, 2014

(BPT) - Seventy-one percent of men think it is important to look good physically in order to succeed personally and professionally, but more than half aren’t using face wash or moisturizer. The Dove Men+Care Face Range is specifically designed to care for men’s skin in three easy steps.Learn more on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with @DoveMenCare.

Fresh fall hairstyles that take just minutes to create
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 3:44 am

(BPT) - Whether you’re a student or a busy mom, the morning routine goes into high gear once school starts again. Fitting in all the to-do’s without compromising style before rushing out the door can be a challenge, which is why a few tips and tricks from the experts can help ensure you look fabulous within minutes.

Thursday 07/24/2014
Shopping Trends
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 3:53 am

(NAPSI)—Style experts advise: It pays to splurge on certain items that are classic and luxurious.

Tuesday 07/22/2014
Pop the Champagne Diamond for Your Seasonal Fashion Transition
Updated: August 13, 2014 - 3:43 am

(NewsUSA) - Are you still trying to find the perfect accessory to your summer-to-fall-transition fashion staples? The answer may be as simple as adding the color of one gemstone: champagne diamonds from Rio Tinto's Argyle Mine in Australia.

Thursday 07/17/2014
Men's Space-Age Skin Care
Updated: July 18, 2014 - 3:46 am

(NAPSI)—A material so light it’s barely there—and so good at catching particles it was used by NASA to capture interstellar dust—can make a major difference in how men look and feel.

Monday 07/14/2014
Tips to make your fitness routine more sustainable
Posted: July 14, 2014

(BPT) - Working out, getting in shape, starting a fitness routine – these are all practices that are good for the body. When mind and emotional-strengthening practices like yoga and meditation are included in the mix, you’re actively working to make all areas of your body healthy. You can take this one step further by engaging in a sustainable practice – one that’s good for the environment around you.

Fun fall fashions for the entire family
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 3:46 am

(BPT) - Fall fashions for the entire family are top of mind as the cooler weather has you thinking about school bus schedules and steaming cups of hot chocolate. This year’s fall styles feature denim for every member of the family, and they all come in some fun colors as well. Check out the latest and get every member of your family decked out for school, work and all the fun activities in between.

Friday 06/20/2014
World Cup(R) - Ronaldo triumphs, Messi failes to score
Posted: June 20, 2014

(BPT) - Soccer frenzy is alive and well. So who’s the most popular soccer star right now?

Thursday 06/19/2014
The First And Last Steps In Skin Care
Updated: June 20, 2014 - 3:58 am

(NAPSI)—There’s good news for those who are concerned about the state of their skin. Two new products are available that can be used as the first and last steps of a skin care routine.

Thursday 06/12/2014
Digital Programs Can Make Summer Slim Down Simple
Updated: June 12, 2014 - 4:37 am

(StatePoint) The irony of summer is that for many people, it’s the most important time of year to stay fit, but it can actually be the hardest time of year to stick to one’s diet.

Tuesday 05/20/2014
Dress for success: tips for building a professional wardrobe
Updated: June 25, 2014 - 4:12 am

(BPT) - Whether you are a recent grad or someone re-entering a professional work environment, building a work wardrobe that strikes a balance between professionalism and personal style is key.

Tuesday 05/06/2014
Tips to accessorize your accessories for the latest fashion trends
Updated: September 06, 2014 - 3:46 am

(BPT) - It’s not enough to have just any handbag if you want to keep up with the latest trends. Now you need a handbag with bling, a scarf with a clip, a smartphone with a personalized cover or a wallet designed to match the day’s outfit. The latest in the fashion industry is all about accessories and how you accessorize the accessories.

Thursday 04/10/2014
Tips to Get Fit this Summer
Updated: April 10, 2014 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) Everybody wants to be in shape for bathing suit season, but all those fun seasonal activities -- from barbecues to vacations to baseball games -- can derail a diet.

Tuesday 03/25/2014
Wow guests with original wedding reception touches
Updated: June 25, 2014 - 4:12 am

(BPT) - Most brides have a vision of a beautifully decorated and themed wedding reception. Luckily, it is easy to achieve the wedding decor you see in your mind’s eye with a few easy and inexpensive do-it-yourself projects.

Thursday 03/20/2014
Five tips for plus size brides when shopping for the perfect gown
Updated: June 25, 2014 - 4:13 am

(BPT) - The average clothing size of women in the U.S. is 14, and according to The Knot.com’s 2012 Real Weddings Study, the average bride spends approximate $1,211 on her wedding dress which amounts to a $2.1 billion wedding dress market.

Monday 12/23/2013
Fuel Your New Year’s Weight Loss Resolutions With Fast Results
Updated: January 28, 2014 - 3:35 am

If your scale is your worst enemy, it may be time to adopt a workable weight management strategy. A New Year is the perfect time to recommit oneself to health, wellness and shedding those extra pounds.

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