October 2007


1. MYTH: The best place to practice breast self-examination (BSE) is in the shower. FACT: BSE can be performed while in the shower. However, wet, soapy hands may make it difficult for a woman to feel the intricacies of her breast. Cold air or water also causes the breasts and nipples to contract.

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When diamonds come out of the ground, they have a frosty skin on them. This is because diamonds were formed deep in the earth and brought to the surface by volcanic action. Once they are on the surface, they frequently tumble around in rivers or on the ground. All of this activity beats up the diamond quite a bit and leaves a course surface that looks a lot like a frosted window pane.

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This season, fashion designers have said boldly, “Anything black can do, gray can do better.” Classy, classic and versatile, gray is the go-to color for flirty dresses and casual separates, handbags, shoes and jewelry.

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According to the Telegraph, Vivienne Westwood has slammed fashion magazines for being racist and demands that editors should be forced to use black models in their pages.

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The catwalk was full of the luxurious fabric this season with velvet dresses from Christopher Kane and Marc Jacobs to blazers at Luella, Dolce & Gabbana and Martin Margiela. The High Street is yet to catch on (with the exception of the Warehouse dress above) but expect to be big news during the party season.

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This fall’s makeup trends are bringing interesting new looks to the runway. Glowing cheeks, vivid eyes and vivacious lips come together to create a romantic, feminine appeal.

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Mariah Carey says her own signature scent is the first perfume she has ever worn. The ‘Heartbreaker’ singer insists she found all other fragrances on the market “overwhelming” so she was overjoyed when Elizabeth Arden approached her to create her own bottled essence, ‘M’.

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With all the jewels accentuating clothes this fashion season and the fabrics being shimmery and sheer metallics, accessories are not as big as they were in the spring and summer.

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Call it a soup or stew, gumbo derives its name from the word kigombo, a term used in Africa, kigombo means okra. Gumbo has its origins deep rooted to Louisiana though it is equally popular in the Southern parts of the United States and in the Gulf Coast of the United States.

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An intense almost obsessed love and appreciation for sexy stilettos may explain why some women can withstand pain that would cause others to crumple.

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