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How to Get over a Divorce

When couples decide to split, it’s not easy for anyone. Divorce is equally difficult for both men and women. Both of them have a chance of starting to suffer from a depression, and even a thought to call a divorce lawyer causes a sadness. But there is a slight difference: a research has shown that men are more likely to endure a divorce harder than women. Nevertheless, one should not conclude that the trauma of divorce is so powerful that it will pay off to remain in a bad marriage, which can be such because it simply became a habit, and the old passion and love disappeared. Of course, not all divorces are the same. Some of them are a product of the agreement from both sides, and although it can also be difficult, it is much easier than in some other cases. Those cases may be when the divorce occurs after one partner was unfaithful or simply does not want to continue the marriage. No matter what, and even though it sometimes seems to be so painful that it can never pass, it will definitely become only a memory one day. After all, there are some general tips to help you overcome the divorce, and this list will bring you a few.

  1. Don’t force it

And when we say don’t force, we definitely think about the fact that you should not force yourself to forget and move on as soon as possible. Give yourself some time, as it is quite normal to feel a lot, to cry, and to suffer a little bit. Let your emotions be expressed.

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  1. Think of good things

It will be much easier for you if you decide to see things from the optimistic point of view. You should remember all the good things you had with your partner, and that can help you a lot in establishing your peace. Additionally, you should also focus on some good things to come, as there are definitely plenty.

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  1. Focus on personal growth

Instead of staying in your room and cry all day, think about some new things that you can do after a while. You may decide to learn a new language or get another personal skill. Or simply decide to travel more and meet more people.

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  1. Spend more time with friends and family

The fact you are divorced does not mean that you lost all people who truly love you and truly care about you. In these moments, they would probably want to spend more time together, so don’t avoid them: let them show you that you are not alone.

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  1. Don’t hesitate to join a support group

If you feel that you cannot go through a divorce all alone or surrounded by people who don’t understand you, don’t hesitate to join a support group. Sharing your experiences with people who go through the same can help you a lot during your healing process.

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  1. Don’t lose hope

No matter how old you are, love can happen again, as it does not know for any kind of boundaries, let alone your age. You don’t need to rush into something new, but don’t run away from it when it happens. Life is full of beautiful things – embrace it!

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5 Facts about Botox

Aesthetic surgery has become one of the most present things in the modern world, and Botox treatments are the most common thing and even a topic of relaxed conversation while having your coffee with friends. There are even Botox parties in the world where you can get a dose of a Botox along with a glass of beverages in the desired muscle of the face. If you ask us, this is a totally incredible state of consciousness and we cannot help but think, “Where is this world going?” However, attitudes towards Botox and general aesthetic procedures, both on the face and on the body, are different. On the one hand, there are people who are fierce opponents of everything that is artificial, while on the other, there are those who are grateful that they can finally make certain changes on themselves and thus improve their appearance. In that sense, there is this positive and negative side of this procedure. This list will bring some interesting facts about Botox, which you may have known, and maybe not.

  1. The origin of its name

If you know that Botox is actually a neurotoxic protein called “botulinum toxin”, it will be easy for you to conclude how its name actually originated. However, what you probably did not know is that Botox is actually a bacterial toxin, and as it is injected into your skin, make sure to be injected strictly by a licensed professional.

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  1. It was not approved for this purpose until 2002

Before it was first used for the purpose of elimination of the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, Botox was used in the treatment of neck and shoulder spasms. When it started being available for the cosmetic use, it took it only a year to generate a sale over $440 million in the US alone.

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  1. Botox can be used to reduce sweating

All of us have probably experienced how unpleasant it is to sweat excessively, especially during hot days. Believe it or not, many people decide to reduce excessive sweating by injecting Botox into specific areas, such as armpits, hands, and feet. Botox can successfully treat this, and just one treatment can provide up to 201 days (6.7 months) of relief from sweating.

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  1. Wrinkles caused by sun cannot be treated by Botox

This is a sad thing to hear, but it is also important to know, as some people consider Botox being capable of treating anything. Botox can work on wrinkles caused by muscle movement, but it cannot treat those caused by sun damage. This damage is on the surface, and Botox treats only those muscles beneath it.

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  1. If you have chronic migraines, maybe Botox is the answer

This is also something that sounds unbelievable, but it is quite true. On the other side, getting injections into your head is probably not something that you would gladly do, but people who suffer strong headaches will try anything to relieve the pain. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Botox for use in treating chronic migraines in 2010.

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5 Best Things to Sell Online

If you want to earn money, and you are not in the position to find a regular full-time job, there are many other options that you might consider. Among those numerous options, there is the option of selling things online. Of course, this is not as easy as it sounds; you cannot just post things you don’t need any more and expect your wallet to magically fill with money. There are many things to consider before starting with this. First and foremost, the main question you need to discuss with yourself is what to sell. You need to find something that will be interesting and that people would like to buy. Another thing is; how to deliver it to people who buy it? You need to take into consideration that you will probably need to use courier services, so you need to find the best and most convenient one to work with. Once you determine all of this, you should find the most appropriate website to post your things, depending on what you plan to sell. I hope that our list of best things to sell online will help you. Let’s see!

  1. Books

There are some people who prefer their bookshelves to be full, and that is completely understandable. On the other side, there are also people who will give out books they have already read. If you are in the second category, why don’t you think of selling books online? People enjoy buying old books, especially some unique editions, so selling books online is a great idea!

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  1. Paintings

If you are a painter or you are simply trying to establish your career as one, maybe the best point to start is to sell your paintings online. Websites that deal with selling things usually have the option of bidding so you may feel great when you see that people compete in buying your painting.

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  1. Jewelry

If you make jewelry or if you have some pieces that are very old, beautiful, and unique, you might think of selling them online. Of course, if they have certain sentimental value, don’t do it. However, if you are great at making jewelry, online selling is the best option, since everyone likes a new and creative piece of earrings or a unique necklace.

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  1. Handmade crafts

Whatever is handmade can be sold online for a great price, so think about it. For example, if you are good at decoupage, you may think of making unique things, such as boxes or trays, and sell them online. People will love it, as each piece is unique and made with love.

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  1. Clothes

You can sell both new and secondhand clothes. Of course, when I say secondhand, I don’t think of clothes that are worn to the point of not being able to use anymore. Don’t sell torn or shabby clothes, but only those pieces which still look beautiful, but you simply don’t wear them anymore. I am sure your closet is full of such pieces!

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So, what will you sell online?

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6 Best Online Jobs for College Students

If you are a college student who would like to start earning some money and who does not want to live on his or her parents’ costs, you should definitely check our list of best online jobs for college students. Believe it or not, there are many possibilities when it comes combining your work and studies. Best jobs for college students definitely include working as a tutor, working in call centers, or some online jobs that can be very convenient in terms of managing your schedule the way it is most convenient. This can be hard sometimes, but believe me, once you start earning your own money, you will be so proud of yourself and you will just ask for more. Working while studying can also help you develop some habits and gain some experience, which will definitely be useful once you graduate. So, let us see the list of best online jobs for college students.

  1. Freelance writer

Talented writers can always earn money, no matter what people say. Freelance writing includes so many things, such as creative writing, ghostwriting, copywriting, articles writing, and many other forms, so you should see what suits you best and apply for some of the jobs. Registering on Upwork can be really useful for the beginning.

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  1. Data entry

This is also one of the easiest jobs that can be done online, but you definitely need to be very well organized, punctual, and to respect deadlines. You also need to be very fast and to deliver everything on time. Your main duty as someone who deals with data entry is to organize and gather data that needs to be entered into the computer.

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  1. Proofreader

If you are a language student or if you simply have a great command of grammar, proofreading is something that you can apply for, again using Upwork or some similar websites. People who write, but want to be double checked when it comes to their writing are always in need for quality proofreaders, so use the chance.

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  1. Translator

Speaking more than one foreign language will always bring you a lot of opportunities when it comes to employment, and translating is definitely the most popular among them. If you want to combine studying and working, you should definitely pay more attention to written translations, as you will be able to organize it according to your schedule.

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  1. Online teaching

Online teaching is probably the most famous job among college students, especially among those who study languages. Of course, this is not a must, as online teaching can be done no matter what you study, as long as you teach your native language or the one who have a perfect command of. People mostly teach English, but other languages are not excluded either.

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  1. IT-related jobs

Computer-savvy people also have a lot of chances to earn money online, and knowing how to deal with computer programs or operating systems will definitely make you a desirable candidate for online jobs. Whatever knowledge you have when it comes to computers, use it, and you definitely won’t repent!

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101 Beauty Blog Post Ideas // titles

101 beauty blog post ideas tips

  1. A look inside my current makeup bag 
  2. Holy grail makeup products 
  3. Where to find beauty bargains 
  4. Shop my stash 
  5. Products used up/Empties 
  6. Monthly favourites/Current favourites 
  7. Everyday makeup tutorial 
  8. Top 5 products under X £/$/€ (currency of your choice!)
  9. How I started my beauty blog
  10. Behind the blogging scenes 
  11. Things I wish I knew before starting my beauty blog 
  12. How to use twitter for blogging 
  13. New product review 
  14. Old but loved product review 
  15. Travel beauty essentials 
  16. How to create a natural look 
  17. One brand tutorial 
  18. Top 3 drugstore finds 
  19. Top 3 luxury beauty buys 
  20. How to find the perfect foundation 
  21. Products I didn’t like/regret buying 
  22. Products worth the hype 
  23. How to clean your makeup brushes 
  24. Makeup collection 
  25. How to store your makeup 
  26. This or that beauty tag 
  27. 10 beauty products I couldn’t live without 
  28. Beauty repurchases 
  29. The perfect red lip combo 
  30. Skincare routine (morning) 
  31. Skincare routine (evening) 
  32. Hair care routine 
  33. Lipsticks you need to own 
  34. Makeup staples that everygirl needs 
  35. How to create a basic makeup starter kit 
  36. Makeup do’s and don’ts 
  37. Giveaway/Competition 
  38. Beauty blogs you should be following 
  39. Current favourite beauty reads 
  40. Bedside table beauty staples 
  41. A day in the life 
  42. Beauty blogging basics: tips for beginners 
  43. Share your expertise (e.g HTML coding or photography) 
  44. Beauty Blogger interviews 
  45. Mascara: The good, the bad and the ugly 
  46. Budget beauty products worth purchasing 
  47. Haircare staples 
  48. Evening makeup tutorial 
  49. How to create the perfect smokey eye 
  50. The lip product addict tag
  51. Drugstore dupes 
  52. Latest drugstore releases 
  53. Fragrance review 
  54. Bath & Body review 
  55. Fragrance wish list 
  56. Luxury beauty wishlist 
  57. DIY hair mask 
  58. DIY beauty storage 
  59. Essential makeup brushes for beginners 
  60. How to find the right foundation shade 
  61. Tutorial: Contour & highlight 
  62. New beauty releases of the month 
  63. 7 things I couldn’t live without 
  64. Beauty tips for makeup beginners 
  65. Makeup trends 
  66. Multi-use products 
  67. Savvy Beauty advice 
  68. Top 3 eyeshadow palettes 
  69. Beauty gifts under £10 
  70. Luxury beauty gift guide 
  71. Top three hair products for dry/oily/frizzy hair 
  72. Nails of the week 
  73. Basic nail products every girl should own 
  74. A day in the life 
  75. unisex beauty products
  76. How to get rid of spots/acne
  77. The no-makeup makeup look 
  78. Beauty secrets passed down 
  79. Best apps for beauty bloggers 
  80. Online shopping discount codes
  81. How to apply false lashes for beginners 
  82. Tips for shopping at the beauty counters 
  83. How to plan your blogging schedule
  84. Current beauty trends 
  85. Beauty seen on the catwalk 
  86. Products you would repurchase over and over again 
  87. Cult beauty products: Yay or Nay? 
  88. Beauty subscription boxes
  89. Top 5 mascaras 
  90. 3 beauty products worth buying under £3/$3/€3 
  91. At home spa treatments 
  92. DIY face mask 
  93. Beauty hauls & recent purchases 
  94. Travel beauty and skincare essentials 
  95. Beauty swap 
  96. Recommended Reads: Beauty blogs you need to bookmark 
  97. Makeup decluttering 
  98. How to tell when your makeup is ‘out of date’ 
  99. Top tips for running a successful beauty blog 
  100. Things I wish I knew when I started a blog 
  101. Seasonal beauty trends 
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5 inexpensive beauty gifts under £5

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Buying gifts for beauty junkies can prove to be quite expensive, so here’s a quick round up of five pretty awesome beauty bits that come in at £5 or less. Everyone loves a beauty bargain, so if you can buy a great gift (or treat for yourself) and save a few pennies; it’s a win-win!  
Ebay is like a gold-mine for beauty treasure; you’ll find thousands of korean beauty sellers aswell as cute beauty accessories like this skinny cosmetic pouches in a sweet floral print for less than £1! My favourite and most recent ebay beauty buy are these gorgeous lipsticks that are a relative steal at £1.99 a piece and come in a range of soft pinks, corals and soft reds. The ornate packaging and cute pastel bullet make them a lovely little gift and the pigmentation and formula are actually pretty good (standard wear time of a few hours, soft, hydrating and packed with colour). 
Outside of the gold mine that is Ebay, there are tonnes of discounted cosmetic websites and one of my go-to sites is Fragrance Direct. Here I found the infamous Urban decay Naked 3 palette dupe from w7 for a bargainous £4.99 and a huge collection of full size essie nail polishes for about £2.50 a piece – a steal considering they are £7.99 each in Boots! Another great site for picking up some beauty gifts is Feel Unique and this bumper pack of face masks is the perfect pampering prezzie at £5 for five individual face masks. 
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The Body Shop Smoky Poppy range 2015

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Tomorrow marks the release of the new and limited edition Smoky Poppy range at The Body Shop, inspired by warm and spicy fragrances, with a floral and oriental twist. I’ve been lucky enough to get my hands on some products from the range and they have quickly become staples in my skincare/bodycare collection. 
A classic favourite from The Body Shop are the shower gels, they are a little bit more expensive than your standard showergel but the quality is on par with high end and more expensive brands. The Smoky Poppy showergel is black (grey) in colour, which is a little bit strange but don’t worry – you won’t be left with grey skin! The winner for me has to be the Smoky Poppy body butter, which is a smooth, luxurious and you guessed it … buttery consistency! It literally melts into the skin like butter, leaving you feeling moisturised and nourished without leaving too much of a greasy residue behind. The scent lingers for a good amount of time, making it feel like that little bit extra of a treat for your skin. Combine this with layering the Smoky Poppy eau de toilette and you’ve got a fresh, spicy and warm scent that will keep you smelling beautiful all day. 

The Smoky Poppy limited edition collection is available from 4th February in stores and online at www.thebodyshop.com with prices ranging from £4 – £14. So, if you’re on the lookout for a new scent, check it out! 
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Transformulas Lip Volume: beauty without surgery

Ever since Kylie Jenner started posting the infamous big lip selfies, it seems that plumper, fuller and bigger lips are the thing to have. Granted there is debate as to whether Kylie has one killer makeup artist and unbeatable combo of lip liner and lipstick, or she has in fact had a little surgery to help plump those lips. 
Transformulas lip volume claim to offer ‘beauty without surgery’, which is a pretty bold statement but if it works then i’m all for having plumper, larger lips! The lip volume is essentially a 10ml tube of ‘gloss’ that aims to hydrate, plump and define your lips resulting in a fuller and smoother appearance. 
The wand applicator picks out just the right amount of product and it is the perfect consistency, glossy and hydrating yet not sticky in the slightest. The main concern I had was about the whole tingle aspect, I’m a bit of a whimp and plumping lip glosses in the past have left me with watery eyes and frantically scrubbing my lips to get it off! I have to say, Transformulas is a different experience. I’d call it a cooling effect rather than a tingle, it’s gentle but you can feel it working – definitely not a painful or annoying sensation. 
Transformulas suggest applying lip volume every day (3x) for a period of 30 days; this 10ml tube should be enough for a 6 week supply! Now, I can’t vouch for the 30day results as quite frankly I can’t remember to apply a product 3 x a day, but I have used it very regularly. In terms of results, the immediate effect directly after applying lip volume is a smoothness and uber hydrated look and feel to the lips, which ultimately does give the illusion/effect that your lips have become somewhat plumper. The plumping effect is especially noticeable if you apply the gloss just outside of your lipline, and again this makes lips look fuller and hydrated. 
The RRP is £29, although you can find it from various online retailers so it’s worth checking the prices as they vary from anywhere between £10 – £25 depending on where you purchase the product. Would I buy it again? Yes, I probably would. It’s not something I feel the need to use daily, but when you want that extra little something it certainly works it’s magic!
for more information, check out Transformulas’ website  
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Camden Town


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Camden Town is an online store featuring items from women’s fashion, menswear, home and accessories – all of which are pieces created by original, talented and emerging designers. They have a bit of everything like fantastic statement jewellery pieces and quirky, delicate jewellery like this nebula necklace which I adore! Prices are very reasonable for such unique pieces like this and it beats buying something from a massive retailer that you can garantee 1,010 other people are wearing on the same day! 

Their clothing is edgy and cool with a huge range of styles to suit everyone; I love this neon splatter spaghetti strap vest which would be an awesome summer piece to have and this mens tee which would look lovely with rolled sleeves paired with lightwash denim jeans/shorts! I really like this satchel style handbag too, it has a vintage feel and the colours are awesome – I’ve never seen anything similar. 

You can check out Camden Town on their website which is www.CamdenTown.com  – which of these is your favourite item? 


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Estee Lauder Electric Pink Blusher Review

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estee lauder electric pink blush
Okay, can we just talk about this gorgeous packaging for a moment? If this doesn’t scream luxury I don’t know what does. The gold outerwear is beautiful and looks lovely on your dresser and is also very sturdy and quite compact without being heavy or bulky. It also comes with a great sized mirror making it a great compact for travelling and a handy mini brush which isn’t all bad as far as ‘freebie compact brushes’ go. 
Estee Lauder Pure Color Blush  in the shade ‘Electric Pink’ is a Satin finish blush packed with colour. The almost shimmer-free blush has a buttery consistency with great colour pay off that needs very little for each application – which is great as this will last a long time. The shade is a blue-toned almost neon pink, but with that being said it is very wearable and subtle on the cheeks. It gives a sheen to the cheeks without shimmer which I really like and it is buildable so great for every one whether you like a light blush of colour or a full on pop of bright blush! 
I love the shade, I love the packaging, I love how highly pigmented it is, I love it’s formula and I love the way it looks on! Estee Lauder Blushes retail for £25, so definitely a luxury makeup purchase but totally worth it if you love blushes as much as me! The next shades on my wishlist is blushing nude or peach passion!