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Feb09
The Acne Whisperer

The Acne Whisperer

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Dear Amalah, I was thinking to myself the other day, “Gee, self, I have a skin conundrum! I wonder who on earth could help me?” And then a lightbulb went off and I zoomed over to advice smackdown and perused the archives, hoping I could find an answer there. Perhaps I am completely oblivious or […]

Feb07

Best Tips for Curing Head Lice: The best reason to drink in front of your kids: Head Lice.

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Right after the holiday break notes from both my kid’s classes were sent home explaining there had been a few cases of head lice in each class. According to my daughter 4 kids were sent home from her class and the kindergarten teacher reported 5 kids in my son’s class. The day after the notes […]

Feb07
Rinse and Repeat. And Repeat. And Repeat.

Rinse and Repeat. And Repeat. And Repeat.

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Dear Amalah, I have a wierd skin issue. Well, a skin & religion issue. I have really dry skin in the cheek area, like itchy patchy, stop-picking-at-that dry skin. The T-zone area is not dry, but not very oily either. I used Philosophy’s Hope in a Jar and the cheeks were still dry so I […]

Feb06
Kids’ Valentine’s Day Crafts and Ideas: Love is in the air. Or is that Elmer’s glue?

Kids’ Valentine’s Day Crafts and Ideas: Love is in the air. Or is that Elmer’s glue?

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It is so cold here apparently children run the risk of their brains not working and so there is no school. For the second day. It’s either that or the entire school district hates me and wants me to be unhappy. This is definitely the only explanation for the upcoming farce that is “Mid-Winter Break”. […]

Feb05
Straight Up Raving

Straight Up Raving

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Dear Amalah, I read your blog everyday plus the advice smackdown, but I’m usually a lurker Anyways, I got a Sephora giftcard for my birthday, and I decided to try the Bourjois Coup de Theatre False Lash Illusion Mascara and I have to say this is a wonderful wonderful product. I mean I’m kind of […]

Feb02
Take it Easy, Tweezy

Take it Easy, Tweezy

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Dear Amalah, I searched your archives for an answer, but since I couldn’t find anything to answer my question I’m just going to ask you straight out: are there any special “numbing” techniques or something you do before you pluck your brows? Now, before you go all “you effin’ loser!” on me, I have a […]

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