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Bring Good Feng Shui To Your Space With Fountains

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Feng Shui Fountains

Feng Shui fountains are designed specifically for interior and exterior use.These come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and materials and are used throughout a home to create a sense of peace and balance.  These may be free-standing fountains, table-top models or even mounted on the wall. One of the most common ways to use a fountain in Feng Shui is part of a cure. Any fountain will work, they just have to be properly placed to bring positive Feng Shui energy into your space. Of course, they work best when they harmonize with your home decor and personal style. In Feng Shui, fountains are used to capture the water element’s energy. This element is an ancient one and symbolizes prosperity and wealth. Placing a fountain inside a space also helps increase the flow of negative ions which can improve the health and well-being of those residing in the space. Feng Shui fountains have improved many indoor spaces. There are several areas where you can place a Feng Shui fountain including north }(the path in life and career area), east (family and health area) and southeast (money and wealth area). Use the Feng Shui energy map of your space to determine…

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Behind The Beard: A Man’s Choice To Grow Facial Hair

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Growing A Beard

Facial hair can be a measure of a man’s masculinity. It can also be about social dominance and how to appear stronger and more mature. Facial hair can also send many subconscious messages to others. A commercial survey held in New York in 2015, showed that 50% of the men answered feeling more attractive with a beard than without. And more than 75% of those without a beard said the inability to grow a beard was their reason for not having one. The internet is overloaded with articles like: “Why do guys with beards make the best boyfriends”, “10 reasons having a beard is better than not having a beard”, “Why bearded men are better”. The day after the Golden Globe Awards 2017 the newspapers headed: And The Big Winner Is: Beards! Ryan Gosling, Justin Timberlake, Donald Glover, Jake Gyllenhaal,… While hair transplant technology has been widely used for years, there is an increasing popularity of beard transplantation procedures. The techniques are now so sophisticated that, provided that a crafted surgeon does it, almost anything is possible. Facial hair transplantation may be the answer for men who can’t grow a full, thick, dense beard to their satisfaction due to genetic hair growth patterns, bold…

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Top 5 detox tips: your quick and easy summer detox

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Summer is in full swing and with the warm temperatures, we tend to eat a little less or naturally choose ‘lighter’ meals.  Thankfully this makes the detoxification process it a little easier to manage. Even though our bodies have a natural detoxification process, there are a few things you can do to speed up the process and help shed those last-minute pounds. When you do a cleanse or a detox, excess toxins are released into the bloodstream and the colon. Because of this, we need our bodies to remove these toxins quickly and effectively. We can do this by activating the four elimination systems in our bodies: Gastrointestinal: liver, gallbladder, colon, and the whole GI tract. Urinary: kidneys and bladder. Respiratory: lungs, throat, and sinuses. Skin and dermal: sweat, sebaceous glands, and tears. With a little helpful advice from Georgia West, Nutritionist at YESWellness, Here are five easy ways to boost your body with a quick summer detox; Probiotics A probiotic is an organism which contributes to the health and balance of the gastrointestinal tract. A probiotic is also referred to as the “good” bacteria which acts to sustain a healthy intestinal tract and helps fight illness and disease. Why…

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Setting up the perfect meditation space

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Setting up your meditation space isn’t hard if you know what to do. Use the following guidelines to help yourself create the space of your dreams. Figure Out What You Want Before you do anything else, think about how you are going to use your meditation space. Do you want it to be something that only you enjoy? Or, do you want to invite others in to use the space as well? Are you interested in creating a place inside your house that radiates calm? Or, do you want a space that will help you to find peace within yourself? Once you figure out why you want a mediation space, you can move on and figure out where you want it and what you need in it. Determine The Location Your meditation space does not necessarily need a room of its own. You can set it up in one area of a room. You can use a closet, as long as you have one that is empty and rather roomy. And, don’t forget about the back yard; you can set up a meditation space there if you would like. Design The Space Is there visual imagery that goes along with…

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A Beginner’s Guide To Preventing Breakouts

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Breakouts happen, it’s unfortunately just reality. However, if we know what causes them then we can prevent an increasing number of bad skin days. So, we’ve compiled a list of some of the ways to prevent acne and to have skin confidence. Opt For Acne-Friendly Makeup The makeup you use, and the amount of makeup you wear, has a large impact on the health of your skin.  Ironically, the products you spend money on to keep your skin looking good are the items that could be clogging your pores; thereby, encouraging pimples to develop and promoting breakouts. If you are prone to breakouts, it is highly recommended that you opt for makeup products with “non-comedogenic” printed on the label.  This means that the item is designed to not clog the pores, which is beneficial as clogged pores are the leading causes of acne.  The majority of dermatologists will agree that oil-free or lightweight makeup products are the best for oily or sensitive skin.  It is also recommended that if and when you deal with acne that you avoid any heavy or “greasy” items containing mineral oils as these can encourage the development of pimples. Do Not Use Too Much Makeup…

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Operating a bio-ethanol fireplace safely: important tips

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Fireplaces fuelled by bioethanol warm up any room, figuratively and literally, with their genuine flames. Bioethanol fireplaces are as safe as any other open flame. Read on to learn more about bioethanol fire safety around your family. Bio-Fireplace Safety Tips Bioethanol fireplaces should only be fed fuel specifically formulated for them. Using bioethanol car fuel, gasoline, diesel, paper, wood, cardboard, or a mixture of fuels is dangerous. Do not substitute other liquid, gel, or solid fuels for bioethanol fireplace fuel. Check every part of the bio-fireplace, particularly the steel burner box, before fuelling it. The fireplace should be empty, clean, cold, and dry when it is filled. Bioethanol fireplaces need to operate on a flat, stable horizontal surface. Position the bioethanol fireplace so that its flame is not susceptible to wind; a wind-swept flame could ignite nearby flammable materials. Bioethanol fireplaces should always be sited with at least 1 metre of clearance from any and all flammable materials, including furniture, fabrics, curtains, and aerosol sprays. Keep a working fire extinguisher near the bioethanol fireplace at all times. The steel burner box of a bioethanol fireplace has a max fill line. Never add bioethanol fuel past this line. This is the…

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Tips and advice for buying shoes for kids

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Tips And Advice For Buying Shoes For Kids

How happy would you be if you had a pair of shoes that only fit your feet as Cinderella did? She had a glass party slippers made by a fairy godmother. You would also be proud of your footwear if they were made by a fairy godmother or, in this case, your parents. Picking shoes for kids is not that easy, but neither is it rocket science. The fashion aspects of what to pick cannot be downplayed since your children will need shoes from their early walking days onwards. So picking something with some flair is not such a bad thing if you can afford it. However, what matters the most is choosing footwear that fit your children perfectly. Hence, comfort is a paramount element when making a choice since kids’ feet are growing and ensure a lot of activities on any given day. Why Does It Matter? Babies are born with some rather soft and flexible feet that look adorable yet loaded with fat. However, the feet lose their fat and the bones expand as they grow and become more physically active. Shoes play a protective role preventing the feet from injuries. But they can also be the cause…

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How to choose the best fireplace for the ultimate in entertaining

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There is nothing quite like the look and feel of a roaring party when entertaining guests and family. They have the ability to create a warm atmosphere in any room. A fireplace can bring a distinct sense of style to a room combined with instant comfort that will be a great addition to your home. However, not every fireplace on the market is right for entertaining, so it is important to take your time in making the right choice for you and your guests. If you love to entertain guests at small or large parties, you will want to put some thought into the right type of fireplace that is going to work perfectly in your entertaining area. Many homeowners have begun to replace their traditional fireplaces with more eco-friendly ones that tend to burn cleaner and are much more efficient. If you plan on having guests over for a gathering, you do not want to stop what you are doing to tend to the fire. This is not only a time-consuming process, but the cost of natural wood is rather expensive. Choosing an ethanol fireplaces that are ventless will allow the fire to burn all night while you enjoy the company…

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What types of cleaners are safest?

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Many commercial based cleaning products are known to be toxic and harsh. Your clean home must not put the health of you or your family at risk. For this reason it is very important to use environmentally-friendly and safe cleaning agents. Here is advice on the appropriate cleaners you should be using in your home. All-Purpose Cleaners for Floors Many greener folk will state that ordinary baking soda that is dissolved in warm water or directly sprinkled over surfaces and then wiped away with a damp cloth or sponge is an effective and safe type of all-purpose cleaner. For tough and greasy stains, mix up a combination of salt and vinegar into a scrubbing-paste. The salt serves as a mild type of abrasive and vinegar cuts through the grease. Castile soap is also a plant-based and gentle liquid based soap is also useful for a number of cleaning requirements. You can mix a tablespoon of Castile soak into one quarter of water to create a solution that you can use to clean your oven, stove, sinks and counters. Finish off with wiping the surface with water and drying surfaces using a soft cloth on order to prevent a film or…

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5 of the best beard trimmers

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Going for a clean shave is no longer enough these days. The era of bald-faced men is now gone and has been replaced by the age of groomed stubble. If you would like to attain the airbrushed stubble appearance you will commonly find on the faces of actors such as Franco, Gosling, and others, you need a trimmer. What should you look for in a trimmer? The key features to look out for include: comfort, cut, clean, and personalization. What is the accuracy of the cut? Is it easy or hard to clean the trimmer? Is the job comfortable or not? Is it or isn’t it possible to get personal with the trim? You need to be looking for trimmers with an edge both metaphorically and literally. Which trimmers have something extra to ensure an easier experience vacuum? Lasers? Bearing this in mind, we have selected some of the best beard trimmers available on the market to help you achieve that handsome look you have always longed for. 1. Panasonic ER-GB80 The Panasonic ER-GB80 is one trimmer that excels in all categories that will not break down quickly. It is designed for grooming your body from head to toe. It…

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Simple DIY projects for creating a beautiful outdoor space

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One of the best parts about owning a home is having a beautiful outdoor space where you can entertain your friends and family members. Whether you have recently become a homeowner and are looking for some creative ideas for your yard or garden or have owned your home for a long time and are looking for a way to refresh your existing space, there are a lot of easy do-it-yourself projects that you may want to try. Doing the work yourself can save you a lot of money. It can also give you a tremendous amount of satisfaction when you see how beautiful the space looks when it is finally finished. Decide How You Want To Use Your Yard Or Garden One of the first steps in the planning phase is to figure out how you want to use your outdoor space. For instance, if you are a basketball enthusiast, you may want to look for a way to incorporate a small basketball court into your backyard. Alternatively, if you love to entertain, you may want to plan a patio area where you can gather together with friends and family members. By coming up with a clear idea of how…

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