Ever wonder why when you see women disguising the condition of their necks with cleverly-tied scarves? Wearing turtlenecks and high collars in heat and sunshine? Think they’re hiding flaws because they want to? The large neck muscle is called the platysma and it is actually two muscles on either side of the neck. As gravity…

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Most everyone knows that deep, dependable sleep is helped along when the body’s melatonin is released. This naturally occurring hormone is secreted by the pineal gland. It regulates our day and night circadian rhythm. Would you like a 7% fat loss by this time next year? Well, if you’re a postmenopausal woman, supplemented melatonin might…

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Applying foundation, blush, mascara, eyeshadow and more…day after day we use these products along with cleansers, moisturizers and toners. What a routine we’ve established for ourselves. Truthfully, anytime I can forgo makeup I will. Most every day, unless there is a meeting, my daytime routine has changed dramatically. I love my bare, naked face! I…

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Are those lush, thick eye lashes thinning? Do they look kind of stubby and sparse? Most women see changes in their lashes as hormonal issues arise. You may be tempted to use chemicals on your lashes to help them grow but there is another way. One that is natural and easy peasy to do… When…

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The lower mouth area can become saggy, soft and droopy setting you up to look years older. You cannot disguise this condition with makeup. There’s really only one reason that you are wearing this look:  muscle atrophy from disuse. There is only one viable way to correct this condition naturally without surgery and that’s Facial…

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As an anti-aging expert, when I learned of Astaxanthin, I was told that it was the ultimate skin enhancement pill. Since then, I’ve learned that this tiny, deep red pill has many, many health benefits. Mike Adams, Naturalnews.com, lets us know there are amazing benefits from this hugely beneficial supplement: One of the most powerful antioxidants…

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I usually do not post query letters but this one touched my heart and I wanted to share it with you: “Hi Cynthia, I am 37 years old and feel great physically/emotionally/spiritually, eat well and take good care of my body…still, I feel frustrated with my older looking face…forehead wrinkles, a deep line between the…

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It’s almost impossible to disguise worry and stress on our faces. We knit our brows to form those angry 11’s and our forehead can resemble an old time washboard as we lift and lower our brows in frustration and aggravation. Using our facial muscles this way is not beneficial and there are a couple of…

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If you like wearing super hydrated skin, then yes! Your face and neck will benefit beautifully when using a toner. Toners do double and triple duty. Not only do they remove the last traces of makeup and grime, a toner will help unclog pores for those who are acne prone and then close the pores.…

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#1  Get out of those tight fitting shoes Shopping long hours requires comfortable shoes and clothes. When your feet hurt, the pain shows on your face making you look tired, irritable and maybe even frumpy. Keep low-heeled comfortable shoes in your car and wear them when you’re dashing around the mall looking for that hard-to-find…

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I keep a mirror at my desk because: I see myself as I answer the phone.  Yes, I talk fast and I smile as I answer. I can see a frown. Those pesky 11’s can form so quickly so I immediately reach for the tape. I can watch how I hold and mold my face.…

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Nina’s mother gave me this recipe years ago and it is so easy to make and quite the crowd pleaser! The aroma alone is delightful. Hot Cranberry Punch – by Reba Nichols, OklahomaThere is nothing more beautiful or tasty than this punch at Holiday Parties! 12 whole cloves & 4 sticks cinnamon bark — Seep…

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Tired, lined eyes can be worse than a bad hair day. The good news is that the look of tired can be remedied by using exercise and products to nourish and refresh the very delicate eye area. One tip is to never rub your eyes. Another tip is to use a fabulous eye cream twice…

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You look at your face when you’re performing the Facial Magic exercises but when I look at your face, I see possibilities galore! Working privately with you means I can teach you better finger placement according to the shape and contour of your face. For those of you who have trained with me personally, you…

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Al Sears, MD (he’s an anti-aging guru!) published a thought provoking article that began like this, …“Soy is a superfood” and “tofu is much better for you than meat.” Dr Sears has my attention – as a long-time follower I learned years ago that soy is mostly a GMO product that doesn’t take the place…

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