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The History of Cosmetics and the Trends in the Fashion Industry

- ... Corrective makeup is the application of makeup to hide or conceal areas of the face or body. People can specialize and become very good in corrective makeup by learning different face shapes, different eye shapes, prominent and non prominent foreheads and chins. In corrective makeup it is important to know what colors neutralize each other and what colors do not look right together. Some things corrective makeup are used to cover up are birthmarks, the skin condition rosacea, burns, scars, unwanted tattoos, and other things people may want to hide....   [tags: hair, extensions, eyelash, makeup, types]

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Salman Rushdi: Using Magical Realism as a Post-Colonial Device

- Salman Rushdie is a meta-fiction writer, composing Midnight’s Children in a way that systematically draws attention to the fact that it’s a fictitious concoction questioning the relationship between fiction and reality. In Midnight’s Children, Rushdie uses historical events as reference points in the lives of his characters. Saleem Sinai’s life, and the lives of his familial predecessors, is defined by historical events. Beyond using historical events to denote the lives of his characters, Rushdie uses magical realism as a post-colonial device....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Taking a Closer Look at The Salem Witch Trials

- During the time of the Salem Witch Trials the intertwining of religion and government did not allow citizens of Salem, Massachusetts the right to a fair trial, so it was the states responsibility to separate the two. In the 1600’s the Puritan religion was greatly enforced by the government. It wouldn’t be until many years later that separation of church and state became a law. The Salem Witch trials were when hundreds of citizens of Salem, Massachusetts were put on trial for devil-worship or witchcraft and more than 20 were executed in 1692....   [tags: historical analysis]

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The Theories of the Salem Witch Trials

- ... People would not think that something like the weather could cause so much trouble and distress, but things work in mysterious ways. Studies have shown that as the climate varied from year to year during this cold period, lower temperatures resulted with higher numbers of witchcraft accusations (Wolchover). Something like a winter fuel shortage would have made for a fairly miserable colonial home, and "the higher the misery quotient, the more likely you are to be seeing witches." (Wolchover)....   [tags: psychological condition, illness]

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Body Modifications: Tattoos and Body Piercings

- How far is too far when it comes to body modifications, such as tattooing and body piercing. Until those who tattoo and pierce to excess, realize the stigma they are placing on the art, the United States government should regulate where and to what degree tattoo artists can legally tattoo or pierce. To answer the question of why people tattoo, one would have to look back to how the early civilization made a living and their opinions on the world around them. Prehistoric people may have been the first to mark the human body for practical purposes....   [tags: Health ]

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Why The World Want Plastic Surgery

- Brittney, 14 years old, sits with her mom in the waiting room in Dr. Smith office. She is waiting for her first nose job. She had to beg her mother for it because she wants to look more like her favorite superstar then a girl bullied by her classmates because she has a big nose. Bullying is not the only reason to get a plastic surgery but it is a big reason why people resort to such drastic measures. What problems specifically lead to plastic surgery. First, it is important to mention that plastic surgery has two branches....   [tags: Reconstructive Surgery, Body Image, Surgery]

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Taking a Look at Skin Cancer

- Cancer is a disease that has been reported to claim millions of lives a round the globe and has many different forms. Cancer is defined as “a malignant form of tumors, which are tissue masses that arise through mutations in the genes that govern cell growth and division” (Starr, 1999, p. 213). Skin cancer is just one of the many types of cancer that affects people and most commonly in the United States. It is a disease whereby cancerous cells are found on the epidermis which is the outer layer of the skin or uncontrolled growth of skin cells....   [tags: tumors, skin, tissue, disease]

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The Beauty of "Epitaph One"

- For many years I have been one of the many cult fans that follow Joss Whedon and his creations. Ever since I spent my early college years following a slayer named Buffy I was hooked. Basically if Joss Whedon's name is on it then I am watching it/reading it/yelling at it/crying with it. So when I heard the rumors that Joss was going to create a show around Eliza Dushku whom I loved as Faith I of course had to tune it. The show did not get off to a great start but after six episodes or so I started feeling the Joss that I have come to have a love/hate relationship with....   [tags: TV Review]

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The True Definition of Beauty

- Beauty, as defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is the qualities in a person, or a thing that give pleasure to the senses or the mind. If asked to describe beauty, there’s no doubt that a great number of minds would fly straight to the images of the countless women whose elegant faces and long, slender bodies have been plastered everywhere from Times Square to the fashion magazines on their coffee tables. So what does that really mean and why is it that everyone’s perception of beauty is the same....   [tags: Personal Qualitites, Pleasure, Human Mind]

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The Difficult Teenage Years

- ... The first time they have to adapt is from middle school to high school. When you are thirteen you are in eighth grade. That's the oldest grade in my elementary school building. When you are younger you look up to the eighth graders, because they are the "cool kids". But the eighth graders are dealing with their own problems. In eighth grade you start to apply for high schools. There are the pressures of "I am going to go to the same school, but my friends may be going to another school." or, "I am going to a different school, I won't know anyone." Teenagers go through the whole application process, for some it is easier than others....   [tags: School, Choices]

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V Beam Laser

- V-beam laser treatment produces a gentle but intense burst of light that destroys the blood vessels in the area of treatment. The V-beam laser can successfully treat the following skin conditions: • Acne • Facial, chest and neck redness • Face veins (telangiectasias) • Rosacea • Hemangiomas (small and large red bumps or growths) • Scars • Vascular lesions • Red birth marks (port wine stains) Working of V beam laser: The V beam laser utilizes an intense light burst that targets the blood vessels which turn the scars red or pink....   [tags: Health]

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Melanoma Skin Cancer

- The largest organ of the human body is your skin. It is your body’s first line of defense against infections, injuries, heat, and sunlight. It also helps in controlling the temperature of your body and getting rid of the excess water and salt by sweating it out. Skin cancer is also known as cancer of the sun. Excessive amounts of ultra violet lights affect your skin in negative ways, possibly leading to Melanoma skin cancer. Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer there is and can often times be fatal (McClay)....   [tags: Health ]

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Discrimination Against Redheads

- Discrimination, stereotypes, and prejudice are constant problems in society which are consistent at any age in all cultural and social settings. The results of discriminative behaviour against different children can impair psychological development and result in depression episodes which sometimes lead to suicide (Schoolboy bullied, 2009). Suicide among adolescents is not a new phenomenon, but discrimination based on appearance is definitely a form of catalyst that makes the pressure of growing up higher and unbearable (Konopka, 1983)....   [tags: Racial Relations, Stereotypes, Prejudice]

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Self-Inflicted Diseases

- Self-Inflicted Diseases Self-inflicted diseases are those in which a person's health is damaged by their own decisions and behaviour. These can be such things like smoking, alcohol, sunbathing, eating large quantities of fatty food. Also deliberate self-harm such as attempted suicide is classed as self-inflicted as it can cause major damage to body organs. Those who start smoking at a young age are highly likely to become addicted to nicotine. Smoking leads to a risk of developing mental and physical disease....   [tags: Free Essays]

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The Dramatic Impact of The Witches in William Shakespeare's Macbeth

- The Dramatic Impact of The Witches in William Shakespeare's Macbeth Witchcraft in the 17th centaury was frowned upon by the church as a result witches were feared and loathed in the community. Many people thought that they were directly connected to Lucifer (the devil). Their evidence of this was that the devils familiars came up from hell and drank the witches blood from devil spots (moles or birthmarks), in return for this blood he would grant them special powers such as the ability to fly, foul crops or kill at a glance....   [tags: Papers]

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Essay on African American Culture

- Essay on African American Culture Works Cited Missing African American culture is defined as the learned, shared and transmitted values, beliefs, norms, and life ways carried by this group of people, which guides their decisions, thinking, and actions in patterned ways. The individual in society is bound by rules of their culture. Culture of people are different in that the same events that maybe fear- inducing in one culture, maybe anger-inducing in another culture (Leininger's, 1991). The theoretical framework that I used for this paper is Leininger's Sunrise Model....   [tags: World Cultures Essays Papers]

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Photo-shopped Lies

- ... Another factor that society fails to remember is magazines such as these affect all teens, not just females. Although more than 90% of people with eating disorders are female, recent studies suggest that these disorders in men may be on the rise (“More Boys”). Men who suffer from eating disorders display some different symptoms from women. In the New York hospital study, men were more likely to exercise excessively than to severely restrict their diet, as women tend to practice (“More Boys”)....   [tags: media, technolgy]

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Melanoma (Skin Cancer)

-      Many people think that is it possible to achieve a “healthy tan,” but this thought has been proven wrong. Overexpose to UV-A and UV-B rays from the sun lead to premature aging of the skin, as well as the possible formation of skin cancer, know as melanoma. An appearance of a tan is actually a stage of burning and damage to the skin. Although a tan may be desirable to many, the fact remains that more people need to be educated on the dangers of the sun’s harmful rays, and the possible health complications of overexposure....   [tags: Melanoma Skin Cancer]

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Exploring Reincarnation

- Exploring Reincarnation Missing Works Cited For as long as man has been on this earth, one of the most popular questions without a finite answer has been, what happens after we die. Each culture, religion, organization, family, and any other group of people has had their own views about this subject for as far back as history goes, and probably even farther. One particular answer to this question is reincarnation. The simple version of reincarnation is re-birth. When one dies, they lose their physical being, but their soul lives on and is re-born into another body....   [tags: Religion Culture Cultural]

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Body Art

- Body Art For thousands of years, men and women around the world have gone to redundant lengths to change their natural appearance of their bodies in an attempt to make themselves feel more attractive, to get attention, to conform to new customs of their particular cultural group, to attract a mate or sex partner, to show of their wealth or social status, or to just make an outgoing statement about themselves. Is body art really a pop culture. Our dissatisfaction with the human body and its covering is expressed in endless change....   [tags: Papers]

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- Reincarnation Synopsis Reincarnation is the embodiment in flesh or human form of the soul of a person now dead. Reincarnation is the belief that the soul survives after death and is reborn in the body of another person of some other living thing. This concept is called Transmigration of the Soul. Different religions from different countries have different beliefs of reincarnation. According to the Law of Karma, after death the soul is capable of passing to another body. The new body in which the soul is said to be reincarnated may be human, animal, plant or inanimate....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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