How to straighten your hair (1/5)

Want to take your hair from curly or frizzy and give it some sleek style? Try these top tips for straightening your hair

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From curly to straight hair

For curly-haired women, wanting straight hair instead isn’t just about feeling defeated by the daily wrestle with mutinous frizz, or longing for swingy hair so glossy that it might tempt, say, Clive Owen to run his fingers through it. “Straight hair is perceived as more professional, more authoritative,” notes Tim McLean, senior stylist at Oskar on Scollard salon in Toronto. “Many women with curly hair will have it blowdried straight before a presentation because they feel they’ll be taken more seriously.”

The thing is, outside the salon, making curly hair go straight comes with certain frustration and a side helping of potential damage from the heat styling required to get the job done well. Happily, there are many ways to make the process easier and safer on the hair as well as last longer.

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News: Woman dies after cosmetic buttocks injections

This is an attention-grabbing headline, no? It might even elicit a few snickers. However, the circumstances behind the headline raises some troubling questions about the risks women will take to change the way they look.The Associated Press (via CBC) is reporting that a woman from London who had a cosmetic buttocks injection in a Philadelphia […]

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Skin Cancer

The skin is composed of many different types of cells’basal cells, squamous cells, melanocytes, others’that naturally grow and slough off over time. A diagnosis of skin cancer means some of these cells have become abnormal (or mutated) and are starting to reproduce out of control.

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Seafood Jambalaya

A small amount of salmon and shrimp goes a long way in this one-bowl meal.