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HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN BACKYARD FISH POND

Backyard Centerpiece

Homes with waterfront views and accents are admired by
many. This is because being around water offers a
feeling of beauty, allure, and serenity. Putting up
your own water accent in your backyard, such as a fish
pond, will also add that visual appeal. Make your yard
alive with the soothing sounds of water in motion.
Make your fish pond the focal point of your backyard.

However, there are some considerations before
constructing one:

Climate

Consider the climate of your area. If your weather
experiences winter times, then it is best if you make
you fish pond deeper since the fish tend to hibernate
at the bottom of the pond and naturally stop eating
when the water temperature goes below 45 degrees.

If you live in a location where the pond will
completely freeze over, it is imperative that a hole
be created in the ice to help the fish remain alive.
In this case, aquatic plants should be removed and
placed indoors since they may not survive the cold
temperature.

Filter

Consider the filtration system of your pond. There is
what you call natural filtration where it is provided
by the action of the moving water. If this is the
case, considering the design of your system and the
climate of your area, then you do not need a filter
for the pond.

However, to know what is best for your pond, consult a
pond professional concerning filtration. There are
cartridge filters and biological filters available
from shops that provide pond supplies.

Now, to get your backyard pond started:

First step. Make intelligent decisions by educating
yourself.

Do not push through water gardening or pond building
without knowing the essentials about it. Know what
equipment are needed to be used. Find out if your yard
is appropriate to hold such an accent. Is the climate
compatible with your pond? Are you up for the regular
maintenance it needs? Take into consideration the
availability of supplies such as electricity,
filtration, and water. Decide what type of pond are
you willing to make, is it a small one? Or a large
one?

Second step. Decide on the location of your pond.

Locate your pond in an area where the sun will be able
to shine on it. Do not place it under the trees since
it will cause a cleaning nightmare due to the falling
leaves. Do not place your pond where runoff water
tends to overflow. These will accumulate in your pond
making it dirty and murky.

Determine the depth of your pond. The average depth of
a back yard pond is between 18″ to 24″ usually. Make
the outline of your pond and start digging it. Make
steps in order to provide easy access to the pond
during cleaning. These steps will also be perfect for
holding potted plants just above the water. Make sure
that the bottom is leveled as you dig.

Third step. Get hold of an appropriate sized pond
liner.

In order to get the right pond liner size, take the
width of your pond and add twice the depth of the
pond, and then add 24 more inches. Measuring the
length will be done using the similar formula. Now,
drape the liner over the pond. Arrange it and place
stones around the edges. Fourth step. Fill it up with
water.

Start filling the pond with water. Fold large creases
neatly and remove wrinkles as you fill the pond with
water to make it les noticeable.

Fifth step. Install the needed equipment.

After filling it up with water, place filters, pumps,
and lightings to the pond. Connect it to the
electrical supply. Then add your fish and plants, and
you are ready to go!

Enjoy!

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How Watching TV Can Help You Improve Your Beauty Knowledge

Are you interested in learning about beauty trends? If you are, you may have tried using the internet and you may even spent money on beauty books or beauty magazines, but have you ever thought about just turning your television on? If you have yet to take the television approach, you may want to think about doing so.

When it comes to learning more about popular beauty trends, there many individuals who wonder exactly how turning on the television can help. Well, if you are like many other Americans, there is a good chance that you have cable or satellite TV. If you do, this means that you often have access to a large number of channels. One or two of those channels may be referred to as beauty or fashion channels. These types of channels are where you may want to go to learn more about the latest in beauty or fashion tends. You may also find shows that help you learn how to properly apply your makeup and so forth.

In addition to television channels and shows that are devoted to fashion and beauty, you may also want to think about tuning into an entertainment show. Entertainments shows are shows that often cover the entertainment industry. It is not uncommon to find a popular celebrity being interviewed or shown on an entertainment show. As you likely already know, celebrities are often well known for their good tastes in fashion, as well as their beauty. By watching an entertainment show, you may able get a good look at some of you today’s hottest celebrities and the latest fashion and beauty trends they are sporting. In addition to traditional entertainment shows, you will also find that many news channels also have a small entertainment session.

It may even be a good idea to just sit down and start watching a television show or a movie, particularly one that is new or was just recently released. As it was previously mentioned, celebrities are often known for looking their best at all times, especially when they are on screen. If are looking for new ways to spice up your appearance, beauty wise, you may to examine some of the many fashions and beauty products that are shown your television screen. In a way, this won’t even seem like research to you. It is fun to watch TV and kind of amazing when you think about everything that you can learn from it.

In your search for beauty and fashion related programming, you will likely also come across infomercials. These are paid advertising slots. In addition to just selling a beauty product, many infomercials contain multiple product reviews and recommendations from others. While it is nice to find neat beauty products on your television screen, you need to remember that there are no guarantees. Infomercials are a great way to find and possibly buy beauty products, but they may not necessarily be the best at helping you understand the latest in today’s beauty trends.

As you can see, there are a number of different ways that you can use the television to help you learn more about beauty trends, as well as other beauty related issues. This is nice as television is likely something that you already have; therefore, no extra expenses need to be incurred. All you need to do is set aside a few minutes of your time, grab the remote and you should be good to go.

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What to Look For In a Beauty Supply Store

Are you interested in updating your beauty products and supplies or are you just interested in replenishing your supply? If you are, you will need to find a beauty supply store to shop at, if you don’t already have a favorite one. When it comes to finding the perfect beauty supply store to shop at, it may require a little bit of time and research, but it will likely be more than worth it in the end. For instance, you could end up saving yourself a considerable amount of time and possibly even money by taking the time to find the perfect beauty supply store to shop at.

When it comes to finding the perfect beauty supply store to shop at, there are a number of factors that you may want to think about taking into consideration. One of those factors is location. If you live in a large town or city, there is a good chance that you have a beauty supply store or even a number of them nearby. However, if you live in a small town, you may have to travel quite some distance to find a popular or highly rated and recommend beauty supply store. If that is the case and you do not want to travel, but you still need to buy your beauty supplies and products, you need to remember that beauty supply stores come in a number of different formats. In addition to storefront locations, beauty stores are also operated online as well.

The products sold at a beauty supply store are also something else that you should take into consideration, when trying to find the perfect beauty supply store to shop at. Beauty supply stores commonly sell hair care products, nail care products, skin care products, makeup, and much more, but there aren’t any guarantees. If you are able to get the telephone number of a local beauty supply store, you may want to think about contacting the store in question to learn more about the products that they carry. This can save you time, especially if the beauty supply store is a distance away from your home. Also, for the largest selection of beauty supplies and products, you may want to think about shopping online.

In addition to the types of products sold at a beauty store, you may also want to examine the prices that those products are being sold for. What you need to remember is that beauty products and supplies cost different amounts of money. For instance, you should be prepared to pay more for a curling iron than you would if you were just shopping for some shampoo and conditioner. With that in mind, however, you can still examine the prices that a particular beauty supply store charges. Be on the lookout for products that seem like they are priced too high. Some beauty supply owners, like all other retailers, are known to overcharge some of their clients, in hopes of making a larger profit.

The staff at a beauty supply store should also be taken into consideration, especially if you are looking for a local store to shop at. If you have never visited the beauty store in question, you may not necessarily know what their staff is like. Should you choose to visit or shop at the store, pay close attention to the staff. Beauty supply stores are often known for their helpful staff. If you regularly have a difficult time buying beauty supplies and products, you may want to make sure that you shop at a beauty supply store that has a reputation of being helpful, kind, and compassionate.

The above mentioned factors are just a few of the many that you may want to keep in mind, when looking to find the perfect beauty supply store to shop at. For a large selection of beauty supply stores to visit or get a closer look at, you may to think about using your local phone book, performing a standard internet search, using an online business directory, or asking those that you know for recommendations.

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Beauty Salon Spas: Why You Should Visit One

Have you ever heard of a beauty salon spa before? Although you might have, you want to be sure not to confuse beauty salons with beauty salon spas. Yes, they are quite similar and alike in many ways, but there is a difference between a traditional beauty salon and a beauty salon spa. For that reason, if you have yet to try a beauty salon spa, you may want to think about doing so.

When it comes to visiting a beauty salon spa, many individuals wonder exactly why they should do so. As previously mentioned, traditional beauty salons and beauty salon spas are not the same, despite the fact that many people actually think that they are. Therefore, you should think about visiting a beauty salon spa just for the point of trying something new. In all honesty, it is something that you will likely remember for years to come.

One of the reasons why a beauty salon spa visit will likely be a memorable one for you is because of the services that you have access to. When examining the services that could be provided to you, it is important to remember that not all beauty salon spas are the same. For that reason, if you are looking for a particular service, like a spray on tan, you may want to think about contacting your local beauty salon spa ahead of time to first make sure that they do offer spray on tans.

Despite the possibility of various services being offered, there are many services that are offered by most beauty salon spas. As a reminder, beauty salon spas are similar to traditional beauty salons, even though there are a few differences. In terms of the similarities, you will find that beauty salon spas regularly offer common treatments like hair care, such as hair trimming and hair coloring. Nail care, tanning, and makeup applications are also commonly offered at most beauty salon spas.

As for the difference between a beauty salon spa and a traditional beauty salon, it is the spa setting. Spas are known for their peaceful surroundings. Some beauty salons are too, but many are focused more on seeing as many customers as possible, as opposed to making everyone feel like they could stay all day. In addition to the spa-like settings, you will also find that many spa treatments are offered at many beauty salon spas. For instance, you may be able to undergo acupuncture, get a massage, or even get a body wrap. Additional spa treatment may also be available, but it tends to depend on the beauty salon spa in question.

Although not always common, you may find beauty salon spas that offer cosmetic procedures. Each year, more beauty salon spas are making the decision to offer these types of procedures. A number of beauty salon spas are now starting to offer BoTox injections, laser hair removal, and so forth.

As a reminder, the above mentioned beauty salon spa services are just a few of the many that you may find available at your local spa, but there are no guarantees. Since different beauty salon spas are operated in different ways, you may want to think about contacting your local beauty salon spa for additional information, particularly before making any appointments. This will help make it easier for you to find the beauty salon spa that can best fit you and all of your needs.

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Beauty Pageants: Should You Enter Your Child In One?

Are you the parent of a toddler or an elementary school aged child? If you are, have you ever thought about entering your child in a beauty pageant? If you are like many other parents, there is a good chance that the thought has at least crossed your mind before, but it is a good idea?

When it comes to deciding whether or not you should enter your child in a beauty pageant there are a number of important factors that you should take into consideration. One of those factors is your location. Where do you live? If you do not live near a big city or a popular one, like Hollywood or New York City, there is a good chance that you would have a hard time finding pageants to enter your child into. Yes, you may be able to find a number of local beauty pageants, but if you are really serious about getting your child into modeling, you may find yourself having to travel long distances and spending quite a bit of money on that traveling.

In addition to costs associated with travel, it is important that you examine the other costs associated with regularly entering your child into beauty pageants. With beauty pageants, your child is often required to wear different items of clothing, as well as perform in a talent show. Many parents spend thousand of dollars or more each year buying clothing for their children to wear or on courses for learning a new talent, like dancing or singing. Do you have that much money to spend? If you don’t, you can still proceed with entering your child into beauty pageants, but you may find it difficult to compete with other families who do have more money to spend.

The work that goes into regularly participating in beauty pageants is something else that should be examined. You should look at the work and the sacrifices that are often made from two different angles. As a parent of a beauty pageant child, you may find yourself traveling a lot, spending a lot of time away from your home and other family members. You may also experience financial hardships, as that is something that many families report. As for your child, toddlers and elementary school age children often love spending time with their friends and just being a kid. If you take beauty pageants seriously, they may not have time to do everything that they know and love. Of course though, your child may prefer participating in beauty pageants.

Speaking of your child, it is important that you include them in on the decision to participate in beauty pageants. Unfortunately, too many parents make the mistake of believing that their kids are too young to make the decision on their own. Yes, a toddler may be, but it is still advised that you discuss entering beauty pageant with them. What you may want to think about doing is entering them into one or two beauty pageants and then wait to see how it goes. You never know, but your child may deicide that he or she does like participating in them after all.

The above mentioned factors are just a few of the many that you may want to take into consideration before automatically deciding that your child should regularly enter beauty pageants. As a reminder, it is a decision that shouldn’t be made by just one parent, but the whole family.

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Beauty Freebies: Is There Really Such a Thing?

A number of different product manufacturers and stores regularly offer free product samples. These free samples are also commonly referred to as freebies. Freebies come in all different size, shapes, and styles and they tend to include a number of different products. Those who just learn about freebies, possibly just like you, wonder if it is really possible to get beauty freebies? It is and if you would like more information on how you can go about doing so, you will want to continue reading on.

When it comes to getting beauty freebies, you will find that you have a number of different options. For instance, beauty freebies are most commonly offered by the product manufacturer. To get these types of freebies, you often need the internet to do so. What you will want to do is perform a standard internet search with the name of a beauty product manufacturer that you like or one that you have just heard of. If that manufacturer is offering free beauty product samples, there is good chance that the special offer would be outlined on the website’s main page. Although this approach is nice, it can be time consuming and you aren’t guaranteed to always find beauty freebies. That is why you may also want to explore your other options.

Another way that you can go about finding beauty freebies that are available for requesting is by performing a standard internet search. Instead of searching with the name of a popular beauty product manufacturer, you will want to search for free product sample websites or freebie websites. Individuals who just like requesting free product samples themselves often run these websites. Many just like to share what they find. On a free product sample website or a freebie website, you should be able to find information on how you can go about requesting a number of free beauty product samples. Be on the lookout for beauty freebies that require the payment of postage, as these offers are not truly free.

Although the internet is one of the easiest ways to go about finding beauty freebies, you can also try visiting one of your local beauty supply stores. It is not uncommon for a beauty supply store to offer free product samples on some of the beauty products that they carry for sale. By offering beauty freebies of their most popular products, a beauty supply store stands a better chance of selling the full size version of the product as well. Beauty supply stores are the best places to find beauty freebies locally, but it is also possible to occasionally find other retailers, like fashion stores or department stores, that also handout free product samples, including free beauty samples.

If you aren’t already requesting beauty freebies, you may want to think about doing so. In addition to getting something for free, you may find a great new product that you never would have otherwise tried. As a reminder, you can usually find beauty freebies by visiting the online websites of product manufacturers, free product sample websites, as well as by visiting your local beauty supply stores. Even if you are unable to find beauty freebies, you may be able to come across valuable money saving coupons that can be used on the beauty products that you may need or want to buy.

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Beauty Books: Are They Worth Your Money?
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Are you interested in improving your appearance? If you are, are you interested in learning what types of makeup is best for you, as well as how to properly apply it? If you are, you may have turned to the internet or to fashion magazines, but have you ever thought about buying a beauty book? If you haven’t or even if you have, you may be wondering whether or not beauty books are really worth the money.

When it comes to determining whether or not beauty books are worth the money, there are a number of important factors that should be taken into consideration. For instance, beauty books come in a number of different formats. If you are looking for something in particular, like how to properly apply and remove makeup, you may be able to find a beauty book that specializes solely on those tasks. Beauty books that are right to the point and contain the information that you are looking are the best and they are definitely worth your money.

In addition, when trying to determine if beauty books are worth the buy, you will want to individually examine each book that you are interested in buying. Books may cover the same topics, but the information inside of them may be presented in different ways. For instance, if you were looking to buy a beauty book that outlined the proper ways to apply makeup, you likely want to see drawings or pictures; right? Just so you know, not all beauty guides contain detailed pictures or drawings. That is why it is important that you learn as much as you can about a beauty book before deciding to buy one.

Although the beauty book or books that you would like to buy are important in determining if the book or books are the worth your money, so is the location in which you buy them from. You should know that beauty books can be found at an unlimited number of different locations. For starters, you can buy beauty books from your local bookstores, beauty supply stores, department stores, and fashion stores. In addition to storefront locations, you can also buy beauty books from a number of online retailers. You will want to think comparing prices first to ensure that you are getting the best deal or at least to make sure that you aren’t being overcharged.

If you are interested in buying a beauty book, but you are also on a tight budget, you may want to think about buying used books. There are a number websites, including online auction websites, where you can buy used books, including used beauty books. Also, if you like to attend yard sales or book sales, you may want to think about keeping your open for beauty books. Yard sales, thrift stores, and online auction websites often allow you to get a used book for fifty or even seventy-five percent off the normal asking price.

The decision as to where you want to buy a beauty book from, as well as which book you would like to buy is yours to make. With that in mind, however, it is important to make sure that you know exactly what you are buying. Just buying a beauty book without skimming through the book first or reading online reviews is almost always a surefire way to be met with disappointment or even end up wasting your money.

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Beauty & Style – IS BEAUTY REALLY SKIN DEEP?
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145. Here we go with another one of those “impossible to feel beautiful” topics. Yeast infections. Yuck! You know, this nasty little fungus lives in the vagina 365 days a year generally giving us no trouble at all. While the medical community is somewhat at odds about what triggers a “wake up call” for this little devil but the majority do agree that it could be caused when you have to take an antibiotic medication for some other malady. They are also pretty much in agreement that it can be triggered by something as simple as hormonal changes prompted by your menstrual cycle. No matter the cause, when this nasty critter wakes up it’s enough to drive a woman crazy! You can call your doctor and get a prescription for that ugly cream and get rid of it fairly quickly. But, if you’d like to try a more natural approach, here are a few tips. Fermented foods and sugar cause an increase in the growth of yeast in your intestinal tract which, no surprises here, will result in yeast infections. Eliminate refined sugar, baked goods, alcohol, caffeine and vinegar. Bummer, maybe that cream is
the best answer after all! You can also try eating yogurt, if it contains acidophilus. Acidophilus are friendly bacteria who fight off the nasty yeast guys. Another tip is to be absolutely careful about cleanliness after urinating or having a bowel movement. Gosh, it’s tough being beautiful isn’t it?

146. If beauty can sometimes be a bummer, sometimes love can really, really hurt. There’s nothing beautiful about genital herpes. There’s no mystery about how it is spread. Have sexual intercourse with someone who is infected and you’ll end up with the disease and a lifetime of heartache.

147. Have you ever been stung by a bee and gotten a huge red bump because of it? Hopefully, you aren’t allergic to bee stings. If you are, you know what to do. Dab a little bit of meat tenderizer on it to reduce the swelling and minimize the pain. Or, you can try dabbing it with the Calendula flower or garlic. Yep, you can eat it or create a poultice that will break it down quickly. Onions work as well.

148. Insomnia is not part of a beneficial beauty routine. If you have trouble sleeping, try lemon balm tea. There are other herbal teas that also work well, but none have the same reputation as lemon balm for a bedtime herb.

149. How beautiful do you feel when you’re pregnant? All that stuff about how beautiful a pregnant woman is was obviously written by men! Take all the beauty treatments and tips in this guide, multiply them by three and maybe, just maybe we might feel a little bit better about how we look and feel. All kidding aside, probably one of the worse side effects of pregnancy is “morning sickness” no matter what time of day it hits you personally. You have to be careful about what you ingest. Try Peppermint or any of the other “mints.” Brew a mild tea and sip it slowly. Believe it or not one of the old home remedies for nausea is raw or cooked cabbage. Sauerkraut is reported to be of particular benefit, soothing the intestines.

150. If you have avoided our recommendations and have gotten sunburn, you certainly aren’t feeling very beautiful! Try breaking a stem off an aloe plant and rubbing on the affected areas. Another tip is to apply cooled black tea to the burn areas. And, while we don’t recommend this often because it is a very strong astringent, witch hazel will work wonders on sunburn.

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132. Do something just for yourself every day!

133. Use a white eyeliner pencil directly under the eyes to make your eyes appear larger

134. Eat for beauty! Carrots will give you the same compounds as Retin A as well as reducing fine lines around the eyes.

135. Remember your face is your mirror to the world. Use a light foundation to prepare the canvass.

136. Use baby oil for removing makeup.

137. Bug bites aren’t beautiful! But who wants to smell like chemicals on a great summer outing? Nobody does! Try preparing your own bug repellant using any of the citrus based essential oils? For some reason, the bugs don’t like it. You solve your problem and don’t have to smell like a refinery.

138. Next time you are at the beach, give yourself a body rub with sand. It will help exfoliate dead skin cells. Be sure to reapply your sunscreen afterward!

139. Mix your own perfumes and scents using essential oils. Using mineral oil as a carrier, mix a few drops of your favorite essential oils.

140. Have someone give you a scalp massage. A great rejuvenator.

141. Be daring, get a bikini wax!

142. Use Shea Butter for the ultimate softening of the skin.

143. Stop smoking. Do we need to say more?

144. Deal with PMS! There’s nothing beautiful about a “cranky lady.” There’ just no getting around it PMS is here to stay. We still don’t know for an absolute certainty what causes it, but unless you’ve had surgery, you still have to deal with it every day. For some women it’s very mild. For others it’s the equivalent of a Mt. St. Helens eruption! Here are some tips to help you cope. Believe it or not, PMS is improved with a low fat diet. You might also try an herbal approach. Taking 500 milligrams a day of fish oil, evening primrose oil, or flaxseed oil might help. PMS and sore breasts improve with this regimen because they are high in gammalinolenic acid. You can find the oils in most health stores. Magnesium and beta-carotene are also known to improve the symptoms of PMS.

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109. Focus on the positive and if you falter think about all the good things you’ve don

110. Avoid standing for long periods of time to avoid varicoseveins in your legs.

111. Eat properly.

112. Get enough sleep. When is enough really enough? When you no longer feel tired. Not everyone requires the same amount of sleep.

113. Laugh a lot. Remember what they say. . .it takes more muscles to frown than to laugh.

114. Take a bubble bath. If you have to lock the bathroom door and play a radio loudly to block out the kids, go for it!

115. Go shopping! Treat yourself to a special shopping day, better yet, do it with a pal.

116. Buy clothes that fit! If you have no fashion sense, make doubly sure you shop with a friend who will be honest with their opinion. There’s nothing worse than to be caught wearing a wrap around stripe when the derriere should not be the focal point!

117. Are you buying unscented cosmetics and still experiencing a bad reaction? Read the labels and buy “fragrance fee” instead.

118. Wear red lipstick for a change

119. Take a vacation! Getting away, even if it’s a “mini vacation” can give you a whole new perspective on life. And a good excuse to pamper yourself as well!

120. Surround yourself with scents. An aromatherapy candle in the kitchen and another in the living room.

121. Listen to music! It soothes the savage beast!

122. Have a full body wrap. Try it, you might just like it! 123. Meditate

124. Use a few drops of your favorite essential oil in your next bath.

125. Buy some new sexy undergarments.

126. Is a tattoo right for you? Your choice, but discreetly placed it might be alluring.

127. Be kind.

128. Learn something new.

129. Try a bronzer instead of your normal makeup.

130. Massage vitamin E oil on stretch marks to help fade them away.

131. Who can feel beautiful when they are suffering from menstrual cramps? You can take the standard Midol, or try something a bit more natural. Raspberry relaxes the uterus. Try some raspberry leaf tea. It can’t hurt and it’s sure more pleasant than the alternative.

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