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College Guys: How to Look Dapper Even When You Live in a Dorm

(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. 

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Friday 08/15/2014
Make sportsmanship part of your child's (and your) game plan
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 3:31 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.  

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Tuesday 08/12/2014
Champagne Diamonds Make Fashion Transitions Pop This Fall
Updated: August 13, 2014 - 3:33 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.

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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.

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Fresh fall hairstyles that take just minutes to create
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 3:33 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.

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Thursday 07/24/2014
Shopping Trends
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 3:33 am

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

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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Pop the Champagne Diamond for Your Seasonal Fashion Transition
Updated: August 13, 2014 - 3:33 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.

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Thursday 07/17/2014
Men's Space-Age Skin Care
Updated: July 18, 2014 - 3:33 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.

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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.

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Fun fall fashions for the entire family
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 3:33 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.

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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?

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Thursday 06/19/2014
The First And Last Steps In Skin Care
Updated: June 20, 2014 - 3:35 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.

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Thursday 06/12/2014
Digital Programs Can Make Summer Slim Down Simple
Updated: June 12, 2014 - 3:44 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.

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Tuesday 05/20/2014
Dress for success: tips for building a professional wardrobe
Updated: June 25, 2014 - 3:32 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.

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Thursday 05/15/2014
Shine A Light On Looking Good
Updated: May 16, 2014 - 3:39 am

(NAPSI)—Ever considered an aesthetic treatment like Botox or laser hair removal, but were nervous because you didn’t know what to expect? A great way to enjoy cosmetic treatments and build your confidence is to go with a friend. Just like shopping, working out or dieting, it’s always better with a buddy.

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Wednesday 05/14/2014
Who Buys $50,000 Suits These Days?
Updated: May 15, 2014 - 3:40 am

(NewsUSA) - The number-one video on YouTube is from South Korean pop star PSY, showing the arrival of South Korea as both a cultural powerhouse and an acknowledged economic force. Every American touches the quality creations flowing out of this reborn Asian tiger, from Samsung cell phones and flat screens, to Hyundai or Kia cars.

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Tuesday 05/06/2014
Tips to accessorize your accessories for the latest fashion trends
Updated: May 13, 2014 - 3:40 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.

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Thursday 05/01/2014
Mixing Oil And Water
Updated: May 02, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—While oil and water don’t mix, they can be made to blend into an emulsion—and become a way to nourish the delicate area around your eyes.

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Thursday 04/24/2014
The Latest Looks For Legs
Updated: April 25, 2014 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—This season, women should think about putting their best leg forward. The new hosiery styles are aimed at accentuating legs while still allowing women to show off their own personal style. Today’s hot hosiery styles are all about keeping the look modern and sophisticated. Wearable, versatile legwear options are the key to transitioning from day to night—in style.

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Thursday 04/17/2014
Recycle And Be Rewarded
Updated: April 24, 2014 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Here’s a look at a rare chance to use rare earth to help both the Earth and your skin.

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Thursday 04/10/2014
Trending Today: Mixing Opposite Elements
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—While it may be true that opposites attract, the newest way to enhance your attraction, is to blend opposites. ‘Power clashing,’ boldly mixing colors and prints works for some, but for those of us who prefer a more direct approach, fragrance is the perfect solution.

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Tips to Get Fit this Summer
Updated: April 10, 2014 - 3:32 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.

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Thursday 03/27/2014
Brace Yourself For A Better Smile
Updated: March 28, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Here’s something to smile about: Whatever your age, wearing braces today doesn’t mean what it used to, and if you’re longing for a straighter smile, you’re not alone. More than 4 million people in the U.S. wear braces and more than 25 percent of them are adults.

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Tuesday 03/25/2014
Wow guests with original wedding reception touches
Updated: June 25, 2014 - 3:32 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.

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Thursday 03/20/2014
Five tips for plus size brides when shopping for the perfect gown
Updated: June 25, 2014 - 3:32 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.

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Thursday 03/13/2014
Cleanse Your Closet
Updated: March 14, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Spring can be a great time to sort through what you have and create more space by getting rid of the items you no longer need or use. To help, here are some tips to tackle those tedious tasks.

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Night And Day Skin Care
Updated: March 14, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Skin conditions such as wrinkles, dullness, lack of firmness, hyperpigmentation, irritation, sensitivity and rough surface texture can be treated around the clock with a pair of powerful treatments.

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Thursday 02/27/2014
Note to Brides and Grooms: Don't Forget to Buy Each Other a Present
Updated: February 28, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NewsUSA) - If you're reading this story, you're probably one of the approximately 825,000 couples who've just gotten engaged since Thanksgiving and are now planning your wedding. So here's perhaps the single most important reminder -- and grooms do seem to need more reminding than brides -- anyone will offer: Tradition holds that you both exchange wedding presents.

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Thursday 01/02/2014
Avoid Fad Diets: Healthy Weight Loss Tips that Work
Updated: January 02, 2014 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) Losing weight to look good may be a great motivator. An even better motivator is to get healthier, as excess fat tissue breeds inflammation, which can contribute to many debilitating and deadly diseases. And according to many doctors, even just a modest amount of extra weight can be damaging to your health.

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Monday 12/23/2013
Fuel Your New Year’s Weight Loss Resolutions With Fast Results
Updated: January 28, 2014 - 3:32 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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Tuesday 09/11/2012
Get Microdermabrasion Treatment at Home
Posted: September 11, 2012

(NewsUSA) - We tend to forget that skin is the largest organ in the human body. But oftentimes, the vitamins and nutrients that replenish our skin are used up by other organs, which leaves dry skin vulnerable to wrinkles, sun damage, scars and blemishes.

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Monday 08/06/2012
Tips for guys new to the facial hair game
Posted: August 06, 2012

Facial hair is all the rage, or so it would seem based on the scores of athletes and celebrities sporting it these days. All told, 62 percent of men have facial hair at some point during the year; however, despite the growing popularity, many are hesitant to get the ball rolling because they don't know where to start.

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Sunday 06/17/2012
Ten safety tips from the start of training through race day
Posted: June 17, 2012

When it comes to training, Americans are pushing themselves harder than ever. Participation in marathons and triathlons continues to rise every year, and extreme adventure racing events, which require participants to navigate obstacles and endure sometimes brutal conditions, are becoming more numerous.

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Wednesday 05/16/2012
Five time-saving weight-loss tips
Posted: May 16, 2012

Losing weight isn't something that happens overnight - it requires hard work and discipline. However, you may find that time, or lack thereof, can be one of your biggest obstacles to losing weight.

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Monday 05/07/2012
Ladies, Take Shyness Out of Swimwear With Girltrunks
Posted: May 07, 2012

(NewsUSA) - Bathing suit season. The words strike fear in the hearts of women of all sizes, conjuring images of teeny-weeny bikinis and the inevitable wardrobe malfunctions. With bottoms that ride down and tops that ride up, women truly get the short end of the stick when it comes to summer swimwear.

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Monday 04/02/2012
A new way to find energy when you need it most
Posted: April 02, 2012

Nutrition has always been an important component of athletic performance, but only recently have superfoods like chia been utilized in concentrated doses to deliver targeted nutrients to athletes. Chia, known widely as the popular novelty household plant grown to resemble hair on clay heads, is now gaining momentum as a premium nutritional supplement. In fact, it is one of the most nutrient-dense foods in commercial use.

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