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Preppy clothes

Wears, but is not limited to, Polo, Lilly, Brooks Brothers, Lacoste, LL Bean (ie duck boots), ribbon belts, prints (ie cords with embroidered whales, palm trees, etc), sweaters tied around the neck, collar always popped, looks neat and put together. Hair ribbons or ribbon headbands, pearls, and other classic jewelry pull the look together. Preppies are partial to monogrammed and engraved items (ie tote bags, oxford shirts, jewelry, money clips, etc). Colors are always brite (favorites include pink and lime green). Preppies may not always match EXACTLY but they are always coordinated. Hats are worn (ie polo player, Lacoste, Brooks Brothers), but they are unique- not designs you would see in the mainstream and the "mall".

Preppies often attend prep schools (ie Middlesex School, Governor Dummer Academy, and Belmont Hill) followed by New England private colleges.
They are confident and unafraid to express their own styles and be daring in their fashions. Preppies vacation on Nantu…

What Your Type of Handbag Uncovers

What Your Type Of Handbag Uncovers:

What you take along with you-just in case you might need them-and in what type of handbag you place them can be quite self descriptive.

Activity Handbag:

Taking with you lots of reading material and other things to do, and actually being admired by others for putting every spare moment to a practical use , if the true meaning behind you taking these objects are to take advantage of the time that has been allotted to you, then you have an intelligent way of cutting all kinds of corners in your life. Nevertheless, if the true purpose behind all of this paraphenalia is to avoid where you are holding in your life, it is actually a means of escape.

Bookbag or Knapsack:

You have more foresight than others.

Business Contents:

Possessing checkbooks, pens, stamps, etc., you are quite business oriented, now try being more people oriented.


A definite busybody, you take people’s telephone numbers at random and place them in your bag amongst all the debris…

you wanna dye your own hair ?

To dye or not to dye ? It's an age-old question. Bleach-happy Ancient Greek heroes reddened their hair into a fiery symbol of courage, while their Roman counterparts used natural dyes to darken their locks. During the 1700s, French women used powder to tint their tresses shades of blue, yellow, pink and white (punk rock pioneers). Today, about half of all American women color their hair, and men are getting in on the game in record numbers.

Due to high salon prices (or temporary bouts of creativity), more and more people are dyeing their own hair. You've seen these people walking around-they can usually be identified by tufts of fried orange hair peeking out from beneath large hats. But a home-hair-colorist's best weapons against hair dye mishaps are careful planning and knowledge. So whether you're trying to bring back the color of your youth or are simply interested in trying something new, is happy to help you dye your own hair.

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Define Your Body Type for Women Jeans

Knowing your body type can help find ladies jeans that fit you the best. It is rather simple to figure out what type you are and to figure out which type of jeans will look the best on you.

Do you have a full figured body type? The suggested jean for a full figure body type is boot-cut. These have just a slight flare at the bottoms, and usually have a better average fit to them. Instead of being too tight or too loose, they are usually just right. This can help accentuate your full figured body in a great way.

Do you have a more athletic body type ? Do you have muscular thighs with a narrower waist ? The suggested jean for the athletic body type is low-rise. These help show your fit body off. You could even consider wearing skinny jeans if you wanted to bring out your curves.

Do you have more a curvy body type? Many people that think of 'curvy' think of an hourglass figure. This rings true sometimes. If you want to bring out your curves consider wearing skinny or tapered jeans. …

Women Jeans: the Versatility of Jeans

When fashion is concerned, women are the main carriers of it. As a matter of fact, they tend to set new trends after every regular intervals. To step out of the house in perfect look is what everybody desires. However, it is also true that in spite of several options of dressing, jeans seem to be the appropriate choice for most of the woman. It would also be a daring comment to say in today's date, a huge percentage of women don't like to wear jeans. Instead, the fact would stand otherwise. In fact, almost every lady would possess a pair of jeans in her wardrobe. Clothing oneself is also definitely an art. This is particularly because the entire personality of an individual is based upon the dressing style. Like for instance, If you are casually dressed then it means you are ready to shop around and when you are dressed in lehenga choli that means you are ready to be a part of a wedding party. Thus, you should be pretty wise to understand what would actually suit you and yes h…

Straightening Hair Tips

Use a mild shampoo and strong conditioner so that the hair is well protected. You must keep off from any heat -styling tools so as to prevent any damage to the hair. Regular deep conditioning of the hair can give it a healthier bounce and shine. Use good detangling products and wide -toothed comb for the hair after a straightening treatment.

Who want to add a bit of shine - Add a drop of silicone serum and watch the tresses bounce. A little care will go a long way in maintaining the straightened tresses.

If you are using a straightening iron to straighten your hair, use it with care, and use it sparingly. It can be very damaging if used often.

Blow-drying Hair Straight - Always use a protective product when styling your hair straight. Good tools are essential - use a blow-dryer with a strong air flow, not just a very hot one. If blow-drying hair straight regularly, use a treatment, weekly, to prevent your hair from drying out and frazzled ends.

Having your hair colored and using a straig…