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Body Language Secrets Everyone Must Know
by Aldis Kalnins 

24 Invaluable Skills to Learn For Free Online in 2014


1. Become awesome at Excel. (x)

2. Learn how to code. (x) (x)

3. Make a dynamic website. (x) (x) (x)

4. Learn to make a mobile game. (x) (x)

5. Start reading faster. (x)

6. Learn a language! (x)

7. Pickle your own vegetables. (x)

8. Improve your public speaking skills. (x)

9. Get a basic handle of statistics. (x)

10. Understand basic psychology. (x)

11. Make your own music. Guitar (x) Voice (x) Songwriting (x) Music Production (x)

12. Learn to negotiate. (x)

13. Stop hating math. (x)

14. Start drawing! (x)

15. Make your own animated GIF. (x)

16. Appreciate jazz. (x)

17. Write better. (x) (x)

18. Get better at using photoshop. (x)

19. Take decent pictures. (x) (x)

20. Learn to knit. (x)

21. Get started with investing in stocks. (x) (x)

22. Clean your house in a short amount of time. (x) (x)

23. Start practicing yoga. (x) (x)

24. Tie your shoelaces more efficiently. (x)

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DIY Whipped Shea Butter Moisturizer For Skin & Hair

"I try to keep my hair maintenance routine as minimal and low cost as possible. I’m not a product junkie and I pick products based on my specific hair problems. Dryness is a huge issue for me. My hair has always been prone to dryness even more now that I bleach/ dye it. So I favor creams and butters versus oils for my moisturizing needs. I personally find oils just sit on top of my hair causing it to feel greasy and does nothing to help my dryness. The heaviness of a butter helps tame my thick coily while providing a light hold.

My favorite moisturizer is a combination of raw Shea butter, coconut oil, jojoba oil and a few essential oils like tea tree and peppermint. All of these ingredients are natural and can be found in a local health food store. In less than 5 minutes you can have a custom moisturizer made especially for your hair or body.”

Recipe here.

Via Sparkle Collective.

The 10 Best Damn Lip Products Ever (for everybody)


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Sephora Cream Lip Stain in Always Red (13.00, Sephora) Perfect true red for any skin color. I don’t care if you are purple, you will look good in this lipstick. AND! AND! It stays on all effing day. I wore this sassy lil bitch throughout Thanksgiving Dinner when I forcefed myself mashed potatoes and freebased stuffing and this shit hung ON. I have gotten ASS drunk in this and my eyes look like 2 raccoon eyes and my lips look flawless. This thing is a miracle.

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Mac Rebel (15.00, Macy’s) This is the sexiest. It smells like vanilla and looks like you’ve rubbed berries all over your mouth or just drank wine. Doesn’t dry your lips out and looks great on all skin tones: dark and olive skin with Rebel makes you look like you’re one of those Fall-Loving Girls who shops at Anthro and knits scarves and is just so chic. Lighter skin and you are bound to look like Lorde at a damn tea-party. All who wear look like they are rolling around in leaves and celebrating the fall time in really nice boots.

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Mac Cyber (15.00, Macy’s) CONGRATS you have been crowned the New Supreme. This is the kind of lipstick that takes some confidence to put on and leave the house with, but once you do it is so worth it. It makes you look and feel like you eat men’s hearts, have ravens for pets, and maybe you are the devil. I want to descend from chandeliers in this lipstick. I wear this when I want to feel like a sex demon.

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Too-Faced Beaty Balm Lip Injections in Never Enough Nude (21.00, Sephora) Do you remember when you were 14 and first stepped into Sephora and kept rubbing that lip venom all over yourself and your friends and it hurt ? That world is BACK baby! This time in a super moisturizing lip balm that actually has a really nice color to it and doesn’t look glossy or overly botoxy. I chose nude, which is a universal color if you’re not very olive or darker. If you are darker-toned, I would suggest the berry or pink color they sell. Still! The point is this lip balm makes your lips freak out and explode and tingle without drying them out. Seriously. You will look like Meghan Fox after she goes to the…dr. Your lips EXPLODE! I felt very French and also maybe very Vegas. Just don’t put this anywhere else on your body or you’ll look like you maybe have leprosy. And super sexy lips! Note: It burns.

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