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It's Every Girl for Herself in Bernice Bobs Her Hair

- It's Every Girl for Herself in Bernice Bobs Her Hair        Picture a fragile glass merry-go-round, a menagerie, if you will, of adolescent social classes and structure. The animals revolve, always mindlessly following the one in front, each measuring his own height compared to his neighbors. If you fall short or fall behind, never fear, just throw a jagged rock and shatter Mr. Popularity in front, take his place, and the merry-go-round revolves still. There is no world outside, nothing matters more than this brittle status-seeking ambition and the taboos, requirements, and rewards that come with it....   [tags: Bernice Bobs Her Hair]

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Bernice Bobs Her Hair

- Bernice Bobs Her Hair Have you ever at one time or another felt like an outsider. Many people do, trying desperately to fit in with their social counterparts. Whether it be in school, at work, or life in general, many yearn to be accepted by their peers and feel as though they are a part of some sort of "club" that is viewed by others as the "in" crowd. F. Scott Fitzgerald tries to express this turmoil with the short story Bernice Bobs Her Hair. He attempts to show the inner workings of the popular youth and the means in which one can successfully enter it....   [tags: Bernice Bobs her Hair Short Story Analysis Review ]

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Bernice Bobs Her Hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- "This critical circle is not close enough to the stage to see the actors' faces and catch the subtler by play" (Fitzgerald 1). The metaphor of the Dance sets up a critical underlying theme of the story. The metaphor at the beginning of the "But, after all, this critical circle is not close enough to the stage to see the actors' faces and catch the subtler byplay" that from a distance one cannot properly judge the kids. By comparing the youth to actors explains that the people are playing a role inorder to project an image to others....   [tags: Bernice Bobs Hair Fitzgerald]

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“Bernice Bobs Her Hair”

- Teenagers are young, naïve and impressionable. They are also insecure and usually sometimes unable to express themselves so they put others down. They are pressured daily to do things they really don’t want to do. They often find themselves doing something they said they would never do. Because of the influence of those around them, they are trying to cover their insecurities by saying things to make others feel bad about themselves. The traits above describe the two main characters in the short story “Bernice Bobs Her Hair”....   [tags: Literary Review]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Bernice Bobs Her Hair '

- When I first read “Bernice Bobs Her Hair”, I naturally read it with a marxist lens. There is clear connections to ideology, commodification, and the class system. Ideology is a belief system that comes from cultural conditioning. (Tyson 54) Racism is an ideology that I saw the Harvey family believe in. Racism devalues “lower” races. This is clearly done on page 3 of the text. Marjorie explains to her mother that Bernice is boring and that no one likes her. Marjorie goes the extra mile by saying "I think it 's that crazy Indian blood in Bernice," and "Maybe she 's a reversion to type....   [tags: Social class, Sociology, F. Scott Fitzgerald]

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Bernice Bobs Her Hair

- “Bernice Bobs Her Hair'; Have you ever at one time or another felt like an outsider. Many people do, trying desperately to fit in with their social counterparts. Whether it be in school, at work, or life in general, many yearn to be accepted by their peers and feel as though they are a part of some sort of “club'; that is viewed by others as the “in'; crowed. F. Scott Fitzgerald tries to express this turmoil with the short story “Bernice Bob’s Her Hair';....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Innovating Women : A Woman 's Reading Of `` Bernice Bobs Her Hair ``

- Innovating Women: a woman’s reading of “Bernice Bobs Her Hair” Reading is an experience of art; without readers’ interaction, the meaning of any literary work is insufficient. “[Norman] Holland believes that we react to literary texts with the same psychological responses we bring to our daily life....That is, in various ways we unconsciously recreate in the text the world that exists in our mind.” (Tyson, 182) By telling a story that centers on the conflicts between two wealth young females whose personalities are distinctly different in the jazz age, Fitzgerald leads us on a journey of physical, and especially psychological transition of the protagonists through an omniscient narration....   [tags: Woman, Female, 1920s, Gender]

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F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice Bobs Her Hair

- F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice Bobs Her Hair Works Cited Missing In F.Scott Fizgererald's 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair' there are significant character changes noted throughout this short story. In this essay I will examine the development and representation of Bernice who is a central character. We can observe that her cousin Marjorie changes Bernice's personality from a quiet, passive person to someone full of confidence in society....   [tags: Papers]

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Insider vs. Outsider in The Blue Hotel, The Displaced Person, Bernice Bobs her Hair, and Novel In Dubious Battle

- Insider vs. Outsider in The Blue Hotel, The Displaced Person, Bernice Bobs her Hair, and Novel In Dubious Battle Whenever a stranger enters an unfamiliar society, a clash between the outsider’s practices and society’s guidelines undoubtedly occurs. Whether the resulting conflict minimally or powerfully affects the people involved depends on the situation, but usually the results are monumental. In the short stories “The Blue Hotel,” “The Displaced Person,” and “Bernice Bobs her Hair,” and the novel In Dubious Battle, society’s fear of the stranger has severe negative consequences for the newcomer, as the community’s rules prevail over the outsiders in the end....   [tags: Blue Hotel displaced Bernice Dubious Essays]

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Bernice Bobs Her Hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- This story is a combination of irony and comedy. The irony occurs with the sudden reversals in the character's behaviors. With the story being set in the summer, with young people flirting and dancing, one might expect a happy ending with people pairing off successfully. That is not what we get. The comedy aspect is depicted by the furor over the length of hair. The hair represents the differences between the old and new societies; between the rigid social rules of the older generation, and the desire to make their own decisions from the younger one....   [tags: American Literature, Literary Analysis]

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F. Scott Fitzgerald 's The Jazz Age

- F. Scott Fitzgerald is considered to be one of the most talented and significant American authors of the twentieth-century due to the fluid, descriptive style of his short stories and novels reflecting life in the 1920s and 1930s. His style encapsulated the themes of the time period through descriptive and detailed analogies. His short story, Bernice Bobs Her Hair, was written in the “Jazz Age” of the 1920s. In contrast, Babylon Revisited, was written in the 1930s in the midst of the Great Depression....   [tags: Short story, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Conflict]

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Hair : What Makes Hair?

- Hair, a topic that has been and still is very talked about. Questions like curly or straight, beach waves or messy bun are everywhere, but let us go deeper than just the “do” we are getting. Let’s talk about how our hair helps us, why it suits us and why it is that most of us have a different perspective about our own hair, which was specifically chosen for us. We’ll talk about all hair types, from curly to straight and all those others in between, and also why some of us are not happy with our natural type....   [tags: Hair, Long hair, Tonsure, Hair follicle]

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Hair Is The Fastest Growing Tissue

- Hair Speech Hair is the fastest growing tissue in the body next to bone marrow. Hair has gone from being something that grows on our body to a fashion phenomenon that makes or breaks a person. They are many aspects to having fabulous and healthy hair; it is way more complex than we think. Hopefully by the end of this speech you gain a little more knowledge about your hair and some of the best ways to take care of it. Main Points that will be addressed are: • Hair growth history/ facts about the process of hair growth • Classification of different hair types (names) • Suggestions/ some tips of how to take care of your hair (all hair types) Hair Facts There are about 5 million hair follicl...   [tags: Hair, Hair follicle, Long hair, Hair care]

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Hair Make-up and Effects

- Hair Make-up and Effects Introduction The purpose of this experiment is to determine the durability of various types of weave bonding techniques and freeing the hair follicle of the left of residue it may leave that causes long term affects to contribute to the world of hair being that many women of today’s society enjoy the beautiful, full natural looking hair. Over the years weaves and/or hair extension have become quite popular. Why wait years to grow your own hair when you can go out to your local beauty supply store and buy some....   [tags: hair damage, hair shaft]

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Problems With The Interpretation Of Hair Analysis Results

- Potential Problems with the Interpretation of Hair Analysis Results is a short, yet informative article written by R. Wennig. In the abstract, Wennig speaks briefly about how interpreting hair can be difficult because of differences in hair growth rate; these differences can be caused by gender, age, ethnicity, anatomical region, and interindividual variability. In addition to these factors, external contamination, hair treatments, and the way drugs enter the body must also be considered when analyzing hair....   [tags: Hair, Hair follicle, Long hair, Facial hair]

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Benefits Of Laser Hair Removal

- If you are like many people, you may feel that hair removal is a hassle. Even waxing does not last very long, and it is painful. Creams, and lotions give results that last longer than using a razor, but not much longer. They are also messy, and they make it quite easy to miss a spot. Razors get the job done, but only for a short period of time before you have to do it again. Razors also often result in bumps, and painful ingrown hairs. Another option is laser hair removal. You may be wondering whether or not laser hair removal is worth it....   [tags: Hair, Hair follicle, Hair removal, Waxing]

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Hair Evidence Of Forensic Science

- Hair Evidence in Forensic Science Hair is an important part of our body. It can be found anywhere and can be a useful evidence in forensic science. It consists of three layers, namely cuticle, cortex and medulla. Cuticle- is a covering that consists of hard scales made of keratin, which is a protein approaching tip ends of the hair. There are three types of cuticle: coronal, imbricated and spinous types. Cortex consists of stretched out beam shaped cells, buried with pigment granules for hair to cede with color and is the main body of the hair shaft....   [tags: Hair, Hair follicle, DNA, Fur]

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The Black Community : Hair And Other Types Bad Hair

- Why is it that the Black community consider hair that closely resembles that of a white person’s hair or a white person’s hair as good hair and other types bad hair. Where did the ideology come from that if one’s hair is soft with looser curls that it is “good hair” in the Black community. People were made different and imperfect. That is why we all don’t have the same texture of hair and types. So what if we all don’t have the same hair, it’s perfectly normal. It’s what makes that individual different from someone else....   [tags: Black people, African American, Hair]

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Installing Your Own Hair Extensions

- Having long, healthy hair could possibly be one of the envied genes amongst women. Many women take supplements or undergo surgery to provide them with the added confidence of having luxurious hair. Although, those methods have been proven to work, there are many other less invasive methods available for obtaining beautiful hair. The use of hair extensions have become a popular trend in today’s society. Many celebrities, TV personalities and even politicians have owned up to adding a few hair extensions here and there....   [tags: Hair extensions, ]

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The Effects Of Masculinity On Facial Hair

- . Do you think people express themselves through their facial hair. Picture you walking down a busy downtown street, admiring the well-dressed people. When one of the coolest things came into view. A gentleman with a Van Dyke, which is a type of goatee, appeared in the view. That’s when a fascination with facial hair begun. There are many types, shapes, sizes and also colors of facial hair styles. With that being said, people do express themselves through their facial hair. Should jobs make new employees shave or even trim facial hair....   [tags: Beard, Facial hair, Shaving, Moustache]

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African Hair: Let it Loose!

- Most people who are not of African descent usually do not think much of African hair. They think that it is just hair and not a big deal. This is where they would be wrong. Hair is a very big deal in African society and is part of the collective struggle that African people have dealt with since slavery. Most Africans, especially African Americans, wear their hair in an altered state, whether that is with chemicals or heat, and are afraid to show their hair as it naturally is. People of African descent should be encouraged to wear their natural hair because: chemical and heat styling hair is damaging and unhealthy to the body, it is psychologically debilitating to try to blend in with others...   [tags: natural state of extremely curly hair]

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Increase Hair Growth During Pregnancy

- Changes in hair texture and the growth during pregnancy are pretty normal where an increased hair growth is familiar an issue, but the effects are different for each and every one of them. Some of the reasons for increased hair growth during pregnancy are discussed below. The hormonal effects The first signs of pregnancy induced hair growth in women are prevalently found in the first trimester of the pregnancy period when the hormone androgen level in the body increases. It is also during this time that there is very less or no hair fall at all, which makes the hairs feel and look thicker and fuller than before....   [tags: Childbirth, Pregnancy, Hair, Progesterone]

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Hair Transplant: What to Do for This Procedure

- ... Hair Transplant – Overview: Hair transplant is primarily used to treat “Male pattern baldness”. Records from various hospitals show that most of the hair transplant procedures are carried out on the head of the patients; however, the same procedure can also be used to restore eye lashes, chest hairs, beard hairs, eye brows and pubic hairs. At times, hair transplant can also be done to hide scars resulting from accidental injuries and previous surgeries. It is a minimally invasive procedure and patients can return to their home the same day on which procedure is carried out....   [tags: hair, loss, baldness, effects, operative]

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What Makes A Quality Hair Dryer?

- A quality hair dryer is a must-have in both the home and salon. The right type of hair dryer can make the difference between dry, damaged hair and soft, silky healthy hair. While a superior dryer may cost a bit more than the average big-box store brand, it will be worth the price in the long run. The right hair dryer will shorten your drying time while leaving your hair healthy, silky and manageable. There are a few features that buyers should be aware of when purchasing a hair dryer, such as heat settings, power, cord length, weight and attachments....   [tags: Hairstyle, Hairdressing, Tonsure, Hair coloring]

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Fitzgerald’s Modern Woman of the 1920s

- America’s economy boomed during the 1920's bringing with it a new way of life for everyone, especially women. New innovations such as the phonograph, radio and movies all helped cultivate a new generation based on social excess. The automobile afforded young people the freedom and independence to go places and socialize more with the opposite sex than ever before. With a changing idea of morality some women personified a new style: the flapper. Women started to dress provocatively, listen to jazz music, smoke cigarettes, drive cars, and wear their hair in a short bob....   [tags: fitzgerald]

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Black Women´s Hair Throughout History and their Identity

- There have been musicals, documentaries, researches, panel discussions and even talk shows about hair, hair qualities and hairstyles, even Oprah Gail Winfrey chose hair for the magazine's September 2013 theme. According to Adlman (2013), Oprah Winfrey in a video interview said, Women, we have issues with our hair, [Black women's] hair represents the first thing anyone sees of them, or of ourselves, and so we identify with what our hair looks like. On history of Black hair: Hair Story by Ayana Byrd and Lori Tharps (2002) is an entertaining concise survey that follows a mostly sequential path which begins in Africa and ends in America....   [tags: Grooming, Hair Style]

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The Association Between Men 's Sexist Attitudes And Facial Hair

- The study The Association Between Men’s Sexist Attitudes and Facial Hair by Julian A. Oldmeadow and Barnaby J. Dixon discusses how having facial hair correlates to being sexist. Articles written on the study Bearded Men Are Sexist, Study Says by Gaby Bess and Study Suggests Guys with Beards Might Be More Sexist by Rachel Lubitz both show their biases on how they believe that this study isn’t truly accurate in how it depicts that having a beard is often associated with being sexist. Both of these articles sensationalize the study in order to reel in more readers....   [tags: Beard, Facial hair, Sexism, Man]

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Soto's Black Hair

- Soto's Black Hair The title of Soto’s “Black Hair” is very ordinary. The image that forms from the color “black” serving as an adjective to describe the common noun “hair” paints a mundane picture that does not allow for any analysis beneath this concrete image. But in cases where the title is not an attention getter, the content of the poem is usually more of a challenge and Soto’s “Black Hair” is a perfect example. As the title suggests, there are many concrete images and figures presented throughout the poem, but after a close reading it is apparent that the underlying themes of family and culture lay beneath these tangible images through the poetic elements of the metonymy, the metapho...   [tags: Soto Black Hair Essays]

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Natural Afro-Hair

- Gabrielle Jones is an average teenager. She is a typical girl that is educated, family oriented, and possesses all criteria that puts her within the American standard, except one detail, her hair. Gabrielle is of African descent and has retained her natural hair texture for almost 12 years. Occasionally, Gabrielle views models in the magazine as a symbol of beauty because they have straight, manageable hair unlike her kinky curls. Eventually, Gabrielle decides to make a drastic decision that would change her hair, she decides to relax her hair....   [tags: African Americans, hair style, beauty, women]

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Hair Dying

- Hair Dying As people look around the different cities of our fair country, one might notice that many people nowadays are coloring their hair to cover grey or just for the fun of it. One difference among the younger generation and the older generation is the colors that are chosen for their hair. The younger generation of this day and age seem to prefer wild colors such as Infra Red, Mystic Heather, Deadly Nightshade, Tiger Lily, etc, as self-expression compared to the older generation choosing natural shades to cover the signs of aging....   [tags: Dying Hair Color Essays]

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Hair Chemistry and Hair Growth

- When approaching the topic of hair chemistry, one may think about the question, where does hair come from. Saclike holes called follicles are located all over the human body. At the bottom of these follicles are a cluster of papilla responsible for the growth of hair. As the papilla, otherwise known as hair bulbs reproduce to make new hair cells, the old ones are pushed up towards the surface of the skin causing the hair to grow longer. This may seem like a simple concept to grasp.
However, the process of hair growth is a little more in depth....   [tags: phases, pH, type of shampoo that is best]

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Hair Artists

- Hair Artists Without them we'd all be bald. You either need, know one or perhaps are one. What am I talking about you ask. Hair artists. Only a few of us can envision a design on the head of someone and successfully accomplish it. Only a few of us could possibly do it on our own heads. It's a talent no matter what, a talent that is sometimes ignored and at times not thought too highly of. I call hairstylists hair artists because they share their art of creation and imitation for many people on a daily-basis....   [tags: Hair Stylists Dressers Personal Narrative Papers]

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The Women of Eleonora, Ligeia, Berenice, and Morella

- The Women of Eleonora, Ligeia, Berenice, and Morella "Eleonora", "Ligeia", "Berenice", and "Morella" are all tales of beautiful women who die, but they are hardly the same story. They contain many of the same elements and activities, but their genius comes in the unique and sometimes subtle differences and intense endings.     In all of the stories we have a narrator who is involved with a woman whose beauty entrances him. Some of the qualities of these women overlap in their description, but each narrator admires a unique quality that becomes their obsession....   [tags: Eleonora Ligeia Berenice Morella]

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The 1960s Of The 1920s

- The 1920s was a decade fit for the theater. Business was booming, especially Ford automotive, however our agriculture was failing. Harding and Coolidge were president, while woman had the right to vote. The decade would be rung in with the notable 18th ammendment, The Volstead act, which prohibited the buy, sell, and consumprtion of alcholol. A community was coming to life called the Harlem Renassiance and a new black culture would open the door for the future in civil rights. There were also gangsters ushering in the underground crime of alcohol transportation and giving Mobsters iconic status....   [tags: Ku Klux Klan, African American, W. E. B. Du Bois]

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The Power of Hair

- ... In short, Koleston Naturals hair colorant ad is inventive and awe capturing to take a second look at. Meanwhile, in Muslim religious cultures they have strict rules and regulations about a women’s appearances that the United Sates. One of the bigger accommodations is modesty. For a women who believe in Allah, they are to be covered fully, only exposing the face and hands from the wrist down (Islam). Also, in some cases the face is to be covered (Islam). If the Koleston Naturals billboard ad were to be placed in this sort of high modesty environments, typically this kind of ad would be banned....   [tags: Koleston Naturals, advertisement campaigns]

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Gary Soto and Cathy Song's Black Hair and Lost Sister

- Gary Soto and Cathy Song's Black Hair and Lost Sister Gary Soto and Cathy Song, the authors of Black Hair and Lost Sister, have had to come to terms with their culture. Living in America, it’s hard to think outside the box because of stereotypes and pre-dispositions. In order to find you’re self and come to terms with who you are as a person apposed to what the rest of the world may view you as, you have to approach the stereotypes head on and grow from them. Both of the speakers in Black Hair and Lost Sister has had to recognize the short comings of their culture to be accepted and grow in the American Culture....   [tags: Gary Soto Cathy Song Black Hair and Lost Sister]

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The Hair Found At The Crime Scene

- Results The hair found at the crime scene consisted of three people: Suspect One, Suspect Two, and the Victim’s hair. Although the hair belonged to different people, there was similarities between the hairs. And of course, the hairs had their differences. The hairs all varied in sizes (length and width), colors, and overall appearances. Picking up the hairs (when preparing the slide for the microscope), you could tell that some clumps were thicker than others. But that could be because of how the hair was cut....   [tags: Green, Color, Red, Difference]

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Identity Negotiation and Perception of Hair

- A woman’s hair is often referred to as her “crown and glory.” Hair is a salient physical characteristic of one’s self concept and how others view their level of attractiveness. One of the major intra-prejudice amongst African Americans is hair texture. This stigma is especially prevalent among African American women. For African American women, hair carries an even greater psychological complexity. Starting from slavery, African Americans were judged by the texture and curl pattern of their hair....   [tags: African American Women, Self-esteem]

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A Black Woman With Natural Hair

- Natural Hair Discrimination This paper will argue that to be a Black woman with natural hair, is deviant in the eyes of white culture. Natural hair is regarded as unkempt, unclean, and unprofessional (Thompson 2009). American society seeks to demonize the hair of Black women because natural hair disregards Eurocentric beauty standards (Robinson 2011). To rebel and wear one’s hair naturally comes with a price - especially in the workplace and school environment - because there are discriminatory dress-codes that prevent Black women from meeting institutional requirements (Klein 2013)....   [tags: Race, White people, Racism, Black people]

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Hair Loss Treatments for Women

- Hair loss treatment for women helps to regain their confidence, attractiveness and self esteem. Hair loss may begin with few strands of hair on the hair brush or on the pillow and may proceed gradually to baldness in some cases. However, women are luckier since it is of rare occurrence among women. While most men, losing their hair line may become totally bald, women mostly retain their hair line and have diffused thinning hair throughout the scalp. Hair loss results in the loss of one’s confidence and image....   [tags: Health]

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Black Hair Is A Complex Subject

- Throughout the semester we have studied the black vernacular tradition and its attributes of competition, group interaction, the in- group, and pattern of call and response and we have learned to take those attributes and apply then to the complex subject of Black Hair. Black Hair is a complex subject not only because so little is known about it but because of the aesthetic, political, and interpersonal context through which Black hair can be studied and interpreted. Hair is honestly in just about every text and it is used to not only add insight to characters identity but to also give context to time....   [tags: Race, Black people, Identity politics]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Capped Hair '

- Initially an extension of the third enjambment “the beautiful earth” into the beautiful earth in my eyes.” Eventually, the third enjambment flows into to the fourth, reading: “in my eyes blurred flora,” meaning the ascension is distorting natures natural vista (flora). Enjambment four then flows nicely into enjambment five: “from atop bouncing shoulders and capped hair.” The literal implication is obvious however, what I embedded may not be. By writing “capped hair” I intended puns on both words....   [tags: Sedimentary rock, Rock, Igneous rock, Human]

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The Art of Hair Weaving

- It has often been said that hair weaves are typically thought to be used by African Americans. Weaving is a technique that consist of sewing artificial or human hair that has been sewn onto a weft onto braids or a weaving net. A weaving net helps to protect your hair from damage caused by the tension of the thread while pulling it to secure the wefts. Hair weaving dates back as far as Ancient Egypt and throughout history. Egyptians adored a good hair weave. It was considered a form of self-expression and common practice for them to trim their hair and create dazzling wig out of it....   [tags: lucrative business, ]

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The Ayurvedic Hair Loss Treatment

- Ayurvedic hair loss treatment is a safe and natural mode of treatment. Hair loss is a common problem of today’s generation. According to ayurveda, hair loss, balding and thinning hair results from excess of Pitta dosha in the body. Intake of excessive medicines, anemia, low blood circulation, pollution, exposure to excessive sunlight, smoking, stress, mental tension, anxiety and consumption of excessive alcohol contribute to the problem of hair loss. Chronic diseases like typhoid, thyroid and hormonal imbalance also causes hair loss....   [tags: Health & Beauty]

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A Complex For Hair, Nails And Skin

- Nutrilite, a “complex for hair, nails and skin,” is the advertisement presented in the magazine, Optimal Health. This magazine sells many products, but it is especially known for its vitamins and other nutrients of top quality and brand. The magazine is meant for the people who are members and independent business owners of Amway products. In the magazine, the products are shown with colorful pictures same as those shown in the ad for Nutrilite. Doctor Sam Rehnborg, President of Nutrilite Health Institute stated, “In this 80th year of Nutrilite brand, we are proud to say that we are the number one selling brand of vitamins and dietary supplements in the world.” The ad for Nutrilite gives us...   [tags: Vitamin, Nutrition, Dietary supplement, Nutrilite]

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The History Of Black Hair

- The history of black hair has evolved from decade to decade and is still doing so today. No matter the shape, color or form “. . . black hair has long had the power to set trends and reflect societal attitudes” ( Michelle Breyer). The past history of African-Americans has fueled hate within Black women creating a division within their culture. Black women first began to loose their sense of identity around the 14th century when slaves were forced out of their homelands of Africa by the Europeans thus creating the Transatlantic Slave Trade....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race]

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Analysis Of ' The ' Of The Gray Hair '

- Betrayal was the word floating around in his mind; it had been for awhile now. To be more specific, he had been feeling angry, resented , and betrayed for more than six decades. November 26, 1944 would forever be engrained into Dad’s mind. For sixty years he would not speak a word of this horrible day. Today is November 26, 2004. This is the first time I have heard Dad’s account of his treacherous day. Of all people, his six year old granddaughter got him to open up. Every time I look at my Dad, I see my image reflecting back at me....   [tags: World War II, Family, Time, 2007 singles]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Midnight Hair '

- The house was still and void of any movements and most of the lights were turned off besides the one in the bathroom with the door slightly ajar. The door swings open as Phenix leaves, leaving the light on to illuminate her way back to the room. Opening the door enough for her to squeeze her way in, she silently shuffled her way over to the desk where her laptop was on with its dimmest setting. Sitting down in front of the electronic, Phenix rakes her hands through her short midnight hair. Sighing, she covers her face with her hands....   [tags: Debut albums, 2002 albums, Aerosmith, 2007 albums]

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Hair and Fur as Evidence

- Evidence large or even small, is still crucial to any investigation. Most of the time evidence can be so small that it can’t necessarily been seen to the human naked eye. Through various techniques of visualization, collection and preservation, hair and fur evidence has made its debut in the forensic science world and in court rooms. Human hair and fur from animals have a lot of similar and yet different characteristics. For instance human hair is normally consistent in color and pigmentation throughout the length of the hair shaft....   [tags: Investigations, Crime Scene, Forensic Science]

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The Effects of Facial Hair

- In a recent study, more than one stage of facial hair growth on male faces was photographed by researchers; and evaluated by male and female (with regular menstrual cycle) participants for attractiveness, healthiness, masculinity, and parenting abilities (Dixson & Brooks, 2013). Dixson and Brooks photographed ten male faces with different stages of hair growth including clean shaven, light stubble (about five days of facial hair growth), heavy stubble (about ten days of facial hair growth) and full beard (about six weeks of facial hair growth)....   [tags: full beard, clean shaven, light stubble]

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The Differences With Hair Color

- One of the most phenotypically distinct human variants that we can observe by just using one of the simplest approach of just looking is the differences with hair color. Even though it is prevalently known that there is diverse hair colors, thanks to the genome-wide association studies (GWAS) implication in the pigment variation in human of different loci. In the scientific journal “A molecular basis for classic blond hair color in Europe” by Guenther et al., they studied a regulatory region of KITLG gene that is well associated in northern Europeans with blond hair....   [tags: DNA, Gene, Gene expression, Skin]

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Diseases Found in Hair Salons

- “Its not just gross, its a health problem.” Wilder said, adding that dirty equipment and questionable procedures can lead to clients getting fungal and bacterial infections, MRSA and hepatitis C. Many different types of diseases that have to do with your scalp, and nails usually are spreading throughout many different salon areas. Inside every salon it should be very clean for your clients and your only safety. Their can be many diseases inside a salon some that you won't even know existed....   [tags: health problems, lack of proper hygene]

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Service Encounters at Hair Salons

- ... The colour of the wall should be warm and refreshing since customers expected to have fresh and new look. According to Eiseman (1998), color is a strong visual component of an interior setting. He also explained that different colours stimulate varying personal moods and emotions. The color of the salon wall is dark red with dark tiles which generate negative energy within the customers according to the studies conducted by Hamid and Newport (1989); negative emotion is often related to dark colours....   [tags: customers, service, blueprinting]

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Human Handedness And Scalp Hair

- While reading the article Human Handedness and Scalp Hair-Whorl Direction Develop from a Common Genetic Mechanism I discovered a lot of new information. I never understood why there was an increased number of right handed people than left handed people. I always believed that we were just born right or left handed, I never gave it that much thought. But from reading this I discovered that it is questionable where right and left handed really comes from. There have been studies stating that it could possibly be a learned behavior, environmental factors or the gene-culture coevolution model.(Klar, 2003, p.269) In this more recent study, the gene-culture convolution model selection is thought t...   [tags: Left-handedness, Handedness, Right-handedness]

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Hair Damage Home Remedies

- Treating hair to a variety of harsh chemicals like hair colors, hair extensions, hair dyes, is one of the obvious reasons of hair damage along with other reasons. Blow drying, rebonding, treating hair to excessive heat while straightening, perming, and certain hairstyles like braids are other causes of hair damage. Hair can have a dry texture due to chlorine water while washing, over use of hair care products, chemical treatments and pollution. Damaged dry hair can also be due to lack of regular oiling, shampooing and conditioning....   [tags: Home Remedies ]

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Herbal Hair Loss Treatment

- Hair plays an important role in our well being. Hair loss can affect both the social and professional life. Herbal hair loss treatment provides beneficial effects to your hair and scalp. There are few herbs that help to encourage hair growth and reduce hair loss. Herbal remedies are inexpensive, safe and easy to procure. Herbal hair loss treatment: Aloevera: This has been in use since centuries ago. Rubbing aloe vera helps to make your hair healthy and thick. It is an important herbal hair loss treatment....   [tags: Home Health Care]

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Natural Hair Loss Treatment

- Before, finding the various Natural hair loss treatments available, let us find out the cause of hair loss. Hair loss can be termed as a metabolic disorder which results in falling, thinning and disappearing of hairs. Causes of hair loss: • Hereditary or genetic factors • Lack of vitamins in diet especially folic acid and vitamin-B6 • Inadequate nutrition • Poor blood circulation • Unclean scalp condition • Prolonged illness • Stress, anxiety, worry and sudden shock Natural hair loss treatment: Provillus Provillus is an effective hair loss treatment which is a combination of natural herbal supplement with Minoxidil topical solution....   [tags: Health]

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What Causes Hair Loss?

- It's a known fact that hair loss affects both men and women. No one is immune from the effects that the loss of hair can inflict upon us. Doctors are finding out that there are many reasons why this happens. Here a few of them but are not limited to: Heredity factors Stress Medicine after effects Aging Disease Hair care Lifestyle Diet Along with each of these reasons there are expensive programs that people pay out large sums of money to combat this problem. Some programs are expensive others are not....   [tags: stress, medicine aging]

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The Fitzgerald Flapper

- The Fitzgerald Flapper Which came first, the flapper or the Fitzgerald flapper. This question may prove as difficult as its proverbial counterpart. But it is a question well worth asking in an effort to examine the flapper, a cultural icon of the 1920s. This new woman heralded an end to the traditional Victorian woman, as well as the relatively new Gibson girl. But where did she come from. And what was Fitzgerald's contribution to the creation of such an icon. Fitzgerald's short story Bernice Bobs Her Hair and novel This Side of Paradise will be used to make such an assessment....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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The Worst Facial Hair

- It was the worst facial hair she had ever seen. Most of the men in the Unity Plenkiss Community Center’s gymnasium had beards. Some were attractive. Most looked like birds’ nests. This one was exceptional. “Hello?” A large red hand waved between them. “Hello?” Lisa plastered on a bright smile and repeated the phrase she had used a hundred times that day. “Happy Thanksgiving. Would you like white meat or dark?” “Hey!” A short man pushed the newcomer aside and shoved his plate at Lisa. “I was next....   [tags: Meat, Pork, White meat]

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The World Of Hair

- In The World of Hair Throughout time, the world of hair, and now the well-known field of cosmetology have raisin and fell. I can remember the time when black women were wearing Afros and Caucasian women short cuts and now things have evolving into all these long flowing hairstyles and not to mention the current health these days on our hair. Seems like the days on juices and berries were hairs happiest time. Now going thur how we manage our hair is tricky but here are some great ways of staying on top of every strand....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Unintended Consequences

- Innumerable adolescent hearts have been shattered when the bliss of a first love ends. Though painful, the youth fortunate enough to have such an experience could have gleaned valuable lessons. Among others, romantic relationships have more potential to teach one about him- or herself, reciprocity, and empathy than those forged in the schoolyard. Although they may not be the motivation for courting, these sorts of teachings make adolescent first love an event worth reflecting upon as one moves into adulthood....   [tags: romance, relationships, maturing]

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Hair Care

- HairCare Products stand to capitalize on an open market in China’s beauty and personal care section. With nearly half of its one billion plus population female, HairCare Products can monopolize this market in China if the company offers the Chinese consumer what they really want; natural products. According to Mintel’s report, a global provider of market research, “Eighty-one percent of urban Chinese consumers prefer to purchase all-natural products”. This is an astronomical number that cannot be ignored, if HairCare Products decides to enter the fray of the Chinese beauty and personal care market....   [tags: chinese beauty, consumers]

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Hair Loss Treatments

- An effective hair loss treatment can proceed after indentifying the cause of hair loss. Hair loss is a condition affecting both men and women. There are several causes of hair loss. In men, hereditary factors play an important role in hair loss. Such a condition is termed as male pattern baldness or androgenetic alopecia. This is linked to elevated levels of DHT in the scalp. This is characterized by hair loss in the temples and top regions of head and presence of thinning hairs elsewhere. Ageing also causes some hair loss naturally....   [tags: Health & Beauty]

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Black Hair Extensions: The Way To Dramatically Change Your Hair In An Instant

- Black Hair Extensions: The Way To Dramatically Change Your Hair In An Instant If you have thin hair or hair that has no fullness, it can be easily remedied with black hair extensions. For a quick change extensions are great for styling your hair different than you normally wear it. Extensions can be purchased in synthetic or in human hair. To put extensions in you will have a choice of different techniques. The length of time you want to keep them in and if you want to go to a salon or do it yourself will depend on the technique you choose to use....   [tags: Beauty]

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Solutions to Hair Loss in Men and Women

- ... At any time on a healthy scalp about 80% to 90% of the hair follicles are growing hair. This active stage of hair growth is called the anagen phase. This also means that at any given time 10% to 20% of the follicles on the scalp are in a resting stage called telogen, where they are not producing any hair. Telogen effluvium occurs when there is a significant change in the number of hair follicles in the anagen phase. When this happens, more hair is in the telogen phase, which results in telogen effluvium, or shedding....   [tags: alopecia, baldness, scalp]

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Hair Loss Treatment

- New hair loss treatment proves its effectiveness in treating baldness. Tricomin hair care products They are available for both men and women. This new hair loss treatment product treats thinning hair. It is available in four forms: A Revitalizing Shampoo, a Follicle therapy spray, a Conditioning Shampoo and a Restructuring Conditioner. Tricomin attempts to treat the hair loss problem from another point of view. It works by maintaining the structure of the hair follicle. As we know that, DHT is mainly responsible for the degradation of size, length and width of the follicles in both males’ and females....   [tags: Health Care]

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Alopecia Hair Loss

- Before knowing about Alopecia hair loss treatment, let’s find out about Alopecia hair loss. Alopecia refers to partial or complete hair loss. It can affect both men and women of all ages and races. Androgen mediated alopecia is experienced by about 70 % of men and 40% of women. Androgenetic alopecia is the common type of alopecia. It is also referred as male pattern baldness. Traction alopecia is the second common type of alopecia. It is commonly found in women, who prefer doing tight hair styles like braiding....   [tags: Health ]

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Organic Hair Dyes

- Organic Hair Dyes Organic dyes in hair products and cosmetics have been used throughout history for many aspects of culture and art. Today organic dyes are used in the process of hair dying and colouring where many aspects of the organic molecule are taken into account. Some dyes are permanent where they stay until the hair falls out, where some dyes can be washed away due to their binding process into the hair1. Certain dyes have their own way of being set into hair fibres and easier ways to set these are being researched....   [tags: cosmetics, history, ancient rome]

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DHT Hair Loss

- Before knowing about DHT hair loss treatment, let us find out about DHT hair loss. DHT Hair Loss: 5 alpha Reductase is the enzyme, which brings about the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT is the potent androgen for promoting androgenetic alopecia. This term is used medically, for denoting male and female pattern baldness. The enzyme, 5 alpha Reductase was first discovered in male prostate where it carries out the conversion of testosterone to DHT. Later, it was also found in the hair follicles of human scalp and in the skin....   [tags: Health]

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African Americans : African American Hair

- African American Hair “I’m black and I’m cursed. God cursed me with terrible hair!” I personally know that trying to manage African American hair can be very difficult because unlike Caucasians black people have a rougher grade of hair. No one really knows why God gave Caucasians fast growing soft hair and black people slow growing rough hair. As a African American female I can testify that my hair doesn’t grow fast and I am a proud “creamy crack “user so therefore the chemicals from relaxers I use makes my hair straight and bouncy....   [tags: African American, Black people]

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Night Care Helps the Hair to Heal

- ... Because the scarf better protect stacking, storing it is called "hair to hair." A pillow case is designed to protect against friction. Water and curls It's a secret for those who have naturally curly hair. To maintain uniform curl curl enough to moisten them. Sprinkle the water curls before going to bed, and then cover with a shower Cap chiefs. The Top is wearing a satin or silk scarf scarves, and enjoy a good night's sleep. This little trick will help maintain natural curls and even overnight....   [tags: pillowcase, moisturizer, conditioner]

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A Study Of Hair And Application Of Beauty Treatment

- Cosmetology is the study of hair and application of beauty treatment. It involves things such as the chemicals cosmetologist use in your hair and on your face. The central products used are shampoo, hair dye, perms, and make up. It also plays an important aspect in our everyday lives. It is fundamental to understand how important cosmetology is in chemistry. Standard 1 Element d For example, we use hair dye for our hair. It’s a chemical product that is used in chemistry. The chemical name is hydrogen peroxide and ammonia....   [tags: Atom, Covalent bond, Chemical bond, Electron]

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What to Do About Gray Hair

- ... And forget about it. 2-3 pull hair day - it will not affect the critical density of hair, because a healthy person loses 100 hairs a day. However, it is clear that when you see not one, not even five gray hairs, and the whole strand, with pullout strategy is not appropriate. We will find other ways. 2. Hair Mascara Cosmetic industry generously responded to the desire of women to cover white hair and thin strands.Appeared a whole generation of new products: hair mascara , hair marker, pen, hair color mousse ......   [tags: aging, rinse, dye]

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Skin or Hair Benefit of Coconut Oil

- ... Natural body moisturizer - It helps in reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines by keeping the connective tissues strong and supple. It also assists in skin exfoliation by softening dead skin cells for easier removal, making your skin smoother. Control body odor - Coconut oil can also be used as a natural deodorant because of its antibacterial properties. Natural makeup remover - It can also be used as a makeup remover that even works for waterproof mascaras. It leaves your skin hydrated after makeup removal....   [tags: natural beauty products]

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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Imagine a thousand voices racing around your head. Each one screaming a story at you, demanding your attention. They are all begging to be released, to have their story immortalized on paper. Thus is the life of F. Scott Fitzgerald. A writer's mind is full of stories of other people's lives, people that had not yet been created. F. Scott took the stories of these people, poured his own life into theirs and laid the mixture out on paper. In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald chooses to mirror his life through the lives of his characters to express the general corruption and near impossibility of fully obtaining the American Dream Matthew J....   [tags: Biography, Author, Writer, The American Dream]

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The Perceived Trustworthiness of a Males With Facial Hair

- The present experimental study used a 2 x 2 between groups design to examine the effects of facial hair (beard or no beard) and participant gender on the perceived trustworthiness of a male face as seen in a candidate profile. Participants (N = 100) assessed either the candidate profile that showed a photograph of a bearded candidate or the candidate profile that showed a photograph of a clean shaven candidate. The information in both candidate profiles was kept constant except for the independent variable (facial hair)....   [tags: good, mature, sex, business]

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F. Scott Fitzgerald: An iconic Writer

- Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was a writer who wrote for an unclear purpose. It was for money. However, this money wasn’t greed money; it was love money. How can love be calculated in dollars. It isn’t; money was just a condition for the outcome of love. At least it was, back in the 1920’s, or the so called the “Jazz Age” where F. Scott Fitzgerald took his flight of writing. This is why he is referred to as the “Jazz Age writer”. He certainly jazzed up the century with his outstanding novels, short stories, and letters....   [tags: American authors of the XXth century]

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Healthy Hair Care and Styling Tips

- Hair care is a skill anyone can become proficient in. Before selecting any regime or product examine your hair. Are the strands finer then a sewing thread, the same size or thicker. Is it naturally curly or straight. Has it been chemically treated or is it all natural. Each hair type will require slightly different products and care. Read the labels to help you pick the right products. Most women dye or highlight there hair at some point in their lives. Some even do it on a regular basis. Those who use hair dye should be aware of a substance used in some dyes....   [tags: beauty pointers]

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Help, My Hair Is Falling Out!

- ... The highest risk of such side effects is from cancer treatments, including chemotherapy. Nutrition: Poor nutrition, such as being on a strict weight-loss diet, can cause your hair to become thinner. When your body does not receive enough vitamins, minerals and other needed nutrients, it will not be able to grow new hair and keep them healthy as efficiently as before. Studies show that deficiencies of iron, zinc, protein and general malnutrition can make your hair fall out faster. Stress: People of various professions are used to working under constant stress....   [tags: website, answer, loss, drug, advice]

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