Fighting The Frizz

Written by Sharon Jacobsen

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DO NOT expose your hair torepparttar elements Sun and wind will both dry your hair causing excessive frizzing. Try to wear a scarf or hat to cover your hair whenever you're inrepparttar 143177 sun and especially if you know you're going to be spending a lot of time outdoors. A scarf will also protect against wind damage. You might also consider buying hair products that protect against UV rays (they have a SPF - Sun Protection Factor).

DO have your hair cut regularly Those with frizzy hair will probably be happier with a short style but whatever you choose, it's important you visit your hairdresser regularly as split ends will only add torepparttar 143178 problem.

DO try to keep your hair dry Damp air leads to frizz. Unfortunately, we can't always ensure that our hair will stay dry but if you think it might rain, carry an umbrella. There are some really funky looking brollies around these days so they won't cramp your style.

DO NOT use heated styling tools Hair dryers, straightening irons and curling tongs all damagerepparttar 143179 hair and should be avoided as much as possible. If you MUST use them, always use a protective product on your hair beforehand. If you're uncertain ofrepparttar 143180 kind of product you'd need, ask your hairdresser for advice.

DO use anti-frizz products Products such as frizz-ease aren't just another way of getting you to part with your money. Although they'll never completely eliminaterepparttar 143181 problem, they really do help decrease it. However, it's important that you stick withrepparttar 143182 other tips, too. Using anti-frizz products alone simply isn't enough.

Although I can't promise your frizz problems will disappear, these tips should at least help you eliminaterepparttar 143183 worst ofrepparttar 143184 problem.

Just remember that whatever nature's given you, it's a lot better than if you'd not been given anything at all.

Have a happy hair day!

Sharon Jacobsen is a freelance writer living in South Cheshire, England. Like most women, she spent a lot of time over the years messing around with her hair but has now learned to live with what she has. To contact Sharon, please visit

Which Element of the Horoscope are You?

Written by Alma De La Cruz

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3. Air Signs

These three arerepparttar most intellectual signs ofrepparttar 143176 Horoscope. Their skills make them great thinkers and problems solvers.

Air signs are: Gemini, Libra and Aquarius.

Gemini (May 22 June 21): Since they lackrepparttar 143177 quality of conscientiousness, they are apt to fight a losing battle in any attempts they make to be moral. The ruling planet for Gemini is Mercury;repparttar 143178 color of choice is Green, and its star stone isrepparttar 143179 Agate.

Libra (September 24 October 23): Librans are sensitive and haverepparttar 143180 psychic gift of understandingrepparttar 143181 emotional needs of their companions and meeting them with their own innate optimism. The ruling planet for Libra is Venus;repparttar 143182 color of choice is Blues, and its star stone isrepparttar 143183 Sapphire.

Aquarius (January 21 February 19): Many are psychically intuitive torepparttar 143184 Age of Aquarius, an age in which mankind will experience a great spiritual awakening. The ruling planet for Aquarius is Uranus;repparttar 143185 color of choice is Turquoise, and its star stone isrepparttar 143186 Turquoise.

4. Water Signs

These three always stay tuned to their feelings, conscious and subconscious, with a level of intuitiveness sometimes bordering onrepparttar 143187 psychic. Water isrepparttar 143188 element ofrepparttar 143189 poet, which have them ready to interpretrepparttar 143190 universe. Air signs are: Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces. Cancer (June 22 July 22): The Cancerian character isrepparttar 143191 least clear-cut of all those associated withrepparttar 143192 signs ofrepparttar 143193 zodiac: It can range fromrepparttar 143194 timid, dull, shy and withdrawn torepparttar 143195 most brilliant, and famous. The ruling planet for Cancer isrepparttar 143196 Moon;repparttar 143197 color of choice is Silver, and its star stone isrepparttar 143198 Pearl. Scorpio (October 24 November 22): They are like a volcano; they can erupt at any moment. Their tenacity and willpower are immense. The ruling planet for Scorpio is Pluto;repparttar 143199 color of choice is dark Red to Maroon, and its star stone is Opal. Pisces (February 20 March 20): They are more readily concerned withrepparttar 143200 problems of others than with their own. Their psychic and spiritual qualities can lead them into careers inrepparttar 143201 church or as mediums and mystics. They are also sexually delicate. The ruling planet for Pisces is Neptune;repparttar 143202 color of choice is soft Sea Green, and its star stone isrepparttar 143203 Moonstone.

Alma De la Cruz, a staff mystic employed by, has a profound personal history where she has unabashedly delved deep into the heart of occult mysteries for an extensive period of her life. Check out her bi weekly metaphysical column: where she takes a new twist, incorporating Latin shamanistic philosophies with leading edge occult beliefs.

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