OMG Top Tens List We research and find the best top tens in all genre. 2014-01-10T08:31:17Z http://omgtoptens.com/feed/atom/ WordPress Mike Lewis <![CDATA[Top 10 Ways To Take Care For Eye Care]]> http://omgtoptens.com/?p=31794 2014-01-10T08:31:17Z 2014-01-10T08:31:17Z 10. Do Not Rub Your Eyes

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Most of us have the bad habit of rubbing or touching the eyes every now and then. Such a habit may cause a lot of troubles for our eyes. Since hands are exposed to dust and dirt of the surroundings, it is not safe to rub our eyes with them. Harmful germs might enter the eye and cause infections. So if you want to touch your eyes, make sure you wash your hands with soap and water.

9. Choose Branded Eye Makeup

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In cosmetics, especially eye makeup products are extremely costly. Women often wear eye makeup like mascara or eye liners to make their eyes gorgeous. But when you compromise the cost of quality, you tend to choose Unbranded products. Cheaper products might not be having good quality. Choose branded eye makeup for better results and for keeping your eyes safe.

8. If You Are Advised To Wear Spectacles, Make Sure You Wear Them

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7. Need For Protecting Your Eyes From Sharp Objects, Crackers And Chemicals

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Eyes are very delicate and are prone to injuries. Hence the protection of eyes is extremely important. One must take extra care while handling sharp objects, while lighting, fire crackers or chemicals. Taking care of your eyes from such harmful substances can save your eyesight forever.

6. Pamper Your Eyes With Slices Of Cucumber Or Tomato

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If you experience puffiness of eyes or dark circles, then the best home remedy is to place slices of cucumber or tomato on the eyes will refresh them. This can cool your eyes and relax your mind.

5. Protect Your Eyes From Sunlight By Wearing Sunglasses

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When you are wearing sunglasses, you get complete protection for your eyes from the Ultraviolet rays that can cause damage to the eyes. Moreover, Ultra violet rays can cause wrinkles to the area around the eyes and may cause damage to the retina.

4. Wash Your Eyes With Water

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Washing your eyes regularly with water will keep your eyes free of dirt and dust. Women wearing eye makeup must make sure that they remove the makeup by washing the eyes so as to prevent any kind of infection in the eyes.

3. Move Away From The Television

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Staying close to the television and watching it for hours can cause damage to eyes. Usually, small children have the habit of moving in front of the television set while watching any of their favorite programs. This can damage the eyes and cause defects to the retina.

2. Do Not Smoke

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Smoking is a dangerous habit that can cause a great amount of diseases. One among them is damage to the retina. Smoking makes it possible to increase the possibilities of the formation of cataract. Nicotine in cigarettes has harmful contents that can harm your retina.

  • 1.Prefer A Balanced Diet

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A balanced diet will help you to increase the eyesight. Hence, care should be taken to plan for a balanced diet. This can help you to stay healthy and have healthy eyes too.

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Mike Lewis <![CDATA[Top 10 Tips for Healthy Glowing Skin In Winter]]> http://omgtoptens.com/?p=31782 2014-01-10T08:20:28Z 2014-01-10T08:20:28Z 10. Eat Skin Friendly Foods

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To get a smooth and glowing skin, it is important to maintain a well balanced diet. Eat skin friendly foods like green vegetables, fruits and nuts. Iron and vitamin B12 deficiency can also lead to pale and unhealthy skin. Make sure you eat some foods rich in iron and vitamin B12.

9. Stay Hydrated

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Hydrate your skin to make it smooth and wrinkle free. Dehydration can affect all the types of skin. Drink lots of water to keep your skin hydrated. This helps to maintain the softness of the skin and makes it glowing. Also, apply a good daily moisturizer to keep your skin hydrated.

8. Stop Using Soap

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Avoid using alkaline is an alkaline product that removes the oil from the skin and makes it dry. It also exposes your skin to acne causing bacteria. To get a glowing skin, replace your soap with a good cleanser that is gentle on your skin. Wash your face two times in a day.

7. Exfoliate Your Skin

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Exfoliating your skin, removes the dead cells from the skin and makes it healthy and glowing. Is also allows the skin products to enter the skin and clean it effectively. However, use a mild exfoliation product. To make your skin stay brighter, exfoliate regularly.

6. Get in the Open Air

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To get a naturally radiant skin, you need to get into the open air. Fresh air and sunlight are essential for a healthy looking skin. Exercise also helps to improve the blood circulation and makes the skin look healthy and nourished by reducing stress.

5. Get Enough Sleep

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Getting enough sleep helps to keep your skin fresh and glowing. The skin cells get renewed during the sleep which makes your skin healthy. People who get enough sleep are more attractive compared to others. Always sleep at a regular bedtime. It is necessary to get a sleep for seven to eight hours at night.

4. Try Homemade Beauty Products

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You have the solution to all your beauty problems at your home. To get rid of acne, use ice, salt and honey. Ice also helps to reduce the swelling. Olive oil mixed with brown sugar is a great way to exfoliate your skin. Oatmeal is also very good for soothing your skin.

3. Use Natural Oils for Your Skin

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For radiant skin, apply some natural oils to your skin regularly. Almond oil acts as a good moisturizer for your skin. Likewise, jojoba oil is also very effective for acne and oily skin. It is also a good cleanser for removing makeup and dirt from the skin.

2. Avoid Cigarettes and Alcohol

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Smoking reduces the oxygen and nutrients from the skin and makes it dull. Intake of alcohol also causes dry and pale skin with puffy eyes. Avoid smoking and drinking to get a healthy and glowing skin. Keep your skin hydrated with water instead of alcohol.

1. Relax

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Stress affects our skin health in several ways. Stress can worsen your skin conditions. Stress causes acne and reduces your sleep. Avoid stress to keep your skin glowing. Try stress reducing techniques like exercise, yoga or meditation to relieve your stress and relax.

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10. Remove Old Nail Polish

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The first to start your pedicure is removing your old nail polish. Never expect it to disappear automatically after some time because a stubborn area will always tough to remove. Also, avoid leaving your old polish for a long time as it may lead to nail discoloration.

9. Soak Your Feet

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The next step for your pedicure is soaking your feet. Fill some warm water in a small container and liquid soap or bubble bath. Rest your feet in that water and then relax. Soaking your feet makes it softer and easy to scrub. Soak your feet for at least ten minutes.

8. Carefully Treat the Cuticles

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Take your foot out of the water and dry it. Apply some cuticle oil around the nails. Using a cuticle stick massage it and remove the dead skin by pushing it back gently. Massage the oil, around the nails to soften the rough areas on the skin. Repeat the same for the other leg.

7. Exfoliate the Skin

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Exfoliating is very important to soften the rough areas and calluses. It helps to make the skin smooth and healthy. Using a scrub, massage your foot in the upward direction for at least two minutes. Repeat the process for the other foot. This increases the circulation in the legs.

6. Buffing Your Feet

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Buffing your feet include rubbing off the bumpy areas and making it smooth. Avoid removing the callus as it can leave your skin exposed to various other infections. Just rub it off and your skin becomes become smooth and soft.

5. Moisturize Your Feet

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Moisturizing is another very important step to hydrate your skin. Use a good moisturizing cream or lotion, and apply to your legs and feet in the upward direction for at least ten minutes. Prefer heel creams containing Shea butter. You can also apply a foot mask.

4. Trim Your Nails

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Trim your nails using a fine nail clipper. Clip it straight from corner to corner without cutting it very close to the edge of the skin. Clip the edges of the nails in the angle of 45 degrees. This may not give you smooth edges but will require you to go to the next step.

3. Filing the Nails

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Start filing your nails from the outer edge that you clipped in the angle of 45 degrees. File from the edge towards the center of the nail. Continue in the same motion to get a nice and smooth edge. Repeat the same for the other edge of the nail.

2. Apply Nail Polish and Dry

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Remove all the moisturizer and oils on all the nails with a nail remover. Choose your color and apply the nail polish in four coats namely, base coat, first coat, second coat and top coat. Use a toe separator so that you can move around.

1. Clean it up

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Clean up all the materials that you used for the pedicure and put them back in place. Make sure you keep all the tools in the same place to make it easier for the next time. Replace the tools when they are worn out. After you finish, just relax and admire your feet.  

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Mike Lewis <![CDATA[Top 10 Lessons To Be Learned From Your Pet Dog]]> http://omgtoptens.com/?p=31759 2014-01-10T07:59:04Z 2014-01-10T07:59:04Z 10. Enjoy Every Moment

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Dogs are very enthusiastic and enjoy every moment. They love moving around and playing. They are always happy and busy even without computers or mobiles. Dogs teach us to live our life without the help of any kind of entertainment.

9. Never Waste Your Food

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Dogs are seen to eat everything they are given. It does not waste its food. Often, we waste our food, which should not be practiced. All you need to do is take your portion correctly.

8. Go For A Walk

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Dogs move around without being lazy, when you are nearby. Dogs can be taken along with your walk, as they are the best partners for long walks or joggings. When you walk, you are making moves to improve your health. So when you plan to go for a walk, take with you your never ever lazy pet dog to boost your spirits up.

7. Occasional Naps

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Today’s world is a really fast moving one. People trade their sleep for work. So there is no chance of taking occasional naps in between hard tasks. It is extremely important for you to take occasional rests as hard tasks can wear you out. Naps give you energy to start the next task with ease and energy. Dogs who are extremely energetic during playtime, take occasional naps and that gives them good energy soon after they wake up.

6. Speak Immediately

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Dogs are seen to bark whenever they find someone new to them, or if some kind of danger arises. Dogs are good friends who speak out to you and try to protect loved ones. We must also speak up whenever it is necessary. Others will not know your thoughts, unless you speak up.

5. Never Thing For Too Long

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Dogs never think for a second time before they jump around and get dirty. Thinking unnecessarily can make us slow in everything and make us cowards. We learn from dogs that we need to move out of our regular zones of comfort to achieve something new and better in life.

4. Shaking Things Off

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Dogs shakes off whenever they find their body dirty. We also must let things go when we find ourselves in any kind of dirty situation. Shaking things off will always make us better and move ahead towards success.

3. Sniff Around

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Whenever you are entering into something new, like a new deal or choosing a life partner, make sure you research well. Whenever dogs find a new person or reach a new place, it sniffs around and understands the whole situation. Similarly, we must also research well before taking a major decision or before entering into a new plan in life or in a career.

2. Never Hold Grudges

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Often, dogs are found to be very loving and caring. They do not hold grudges. All they do is love their loved ones and stay happy all the time. We also must love and care for others and never keep hatred for others in our minds.

  • 1.Have A Concern For Others

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Dogs are always concerned about their loved ones. It does not love others on account of their beauty or their thoughts. It is always selfless and loves its masters or loved ones with full dedication. Humans have the dirty habit of loving only the ones who are beautiful and who have similar thoughts. We must never look for external beauty before loving or caring for a person. We must have concern for fellow beings and be good to others.

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Mike Lewis <![CDATA[Top 10 Foods That Helps To Reduce Stress]]> http://omgtoptens.com/?p=31758 2014-01-10T07:50:15Z 2014-01-10T07:50:15Z 10. Juicy Oranges

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Oranges that belong to the genus of citrus, consists a large amount of Vitamin C, Calcium, Magnesium and Potassium. When you consume oranges, you indirectly reduce your blood pressure. Oranges help in returning cortisol in the body to a normal level even after undergoing a stressful condition. Eating oranges once in a day can help to develop the immune system and also helps in reducing the level of stress.

9. Leafy Spinach

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This leafy vegetable is rich with Magnesium and should be included in your daily meals for gaining a better healthy body. Including one cup of spinach in your diet will help you gain around 40% of your daily requirement for Magnesium. Magnesium can help in reducing Migraine and fatigue. When you are in stress, the Magnesium content in the body is depleted. Hence consuming Spinach on a daily basis will help in reducing stress.

8. Tasty White Yogurt

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Yogurt is a fermented milk product. Yogurt is good for your health and helps to solve many problems related to digestion. Eating Yogurt on a regular basis can help the brain function properly and also allows us to be free from anxiety and depression.

7. Yummy Salmon

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Studies show that Omega-3 helps in reducing the hormones, namely cortisol and adrenaline. If you plan a diet which is high in Omega-3 fatty acids, you can be assured of reducing heart diseases. Stress will be released if you take in a diet that contains high amount of Omega-3 fatty acid, and salmon is considered as a good supplier of Omega-3 fatty acids.

6. Sweetest Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet Potatoes, the all time favorite food of small kids, are extremely rich with vitamins and minerals like Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Vitamin C, Magnesium and Iron. They are the best stress releasing food that is also capable of building an immune system.

5. Crispy Avocado

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Avocados are filled with 14 different minerals as well as essential fatty acids that can help you stay fit and healthy. It is rich in Vitamin B that helps in the development of brain cells and healthy nerves. It also contains potassium and mono-saturated fat that helps in reducing the blood pressure and also helps to fight hypertension caused by stress. Consumption of avocados will increase the production of Serotonin that helps to release stress.

4. Cool Cucumber

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Cucumbers are considered as a vegetable that provides a cooling effect to our body. It is eaten raw or can be cooked too. You can cool your eyes by placing cucumber slices on your eyes. It is a good ingredient for salads and has a good store of nutrients the body needs. Cucumbers have stress relieving qualities in them. They are rich in carbohydrates and provide energy to the body.

3. Clams

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Clams are tasty marine bivalves. It is a popular seafood that can be eaten with soups or pasta. It is rich in Vitamin B and so it is a stress reliever. It also has a lot of chromium in it that helps in providing better reflexology.

2. Golden Almonds

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If you want to eat a food that has a whole lot of magnesium, zinc, Vitamin E and Vitamin C, the name of Almonds should come into one’s mind immediately. Zinc helps to decrease stress and the Vitamin E, an antioxidant, helps in destroying the radicals that cause heart diseases and stress.

1.The Best Starter-Strawberries Dipped In Chocolate Sauce

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If you are not allergic to strawberries or chocolate, there is no harm in eating strawberries dipped in chocolate sauce. It is a very good and delightful starter that is good for health. Become stress free when you consume your favorite starter that is a favorite of many like you.

]]> 0 Mike Lewis <![CDATA[Top 10 Best Benefits One Can Avail From Milk]]> http://omgtoptens.com/?p=31745 2014-01-10T07:43:52Z 2014-01-10T07:43:52Z

10. Releases Stress From The Body

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Milk is often given to children before going to bed. Milk helps in repairing the body when we are sleeping. Milk has protein that helps in the growth of muscles and relaxes the body as a whole. Usually, our body, tends to stress out when we are loaded with heavy tasks and responsibilities. With a glass of warm milk before sleep, we can help to relax our muscles and give comfort to our nerves. It also reduces the symptoms of PMS, which is found in women.

9. The Effective Antacid

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Milk is a very good antacid that helps in giving relief to heartburn. It is an effective neutralizing agent and can soothe your food pipe from the irritating inflammation. Milk when consumed regularly, will prevent all kinds of gastric problems. Just make sure you drink pasteurized milk.

8. Milk Hydrates You

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Drinking milk can give a cooling effect to your body and helps in hydrating your body. People, who regularly work out, are advised to drink milk on a regular basis, since it is the best means of gaining back the lost fluids in the body.

7. Get A Glowing Skin

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Milk has lactic acid in it. Lactic acid helps in removing dead cells and you will get a clear and energized skin. It has a lot of nutrients in it that helps in making you look the best. It moisturizes the skin with its amino acids. It also protects your skin from the toxins present in the environment as it is full of antioxidants.

6. Milk, The Muscle Builder

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You will find 80 percent of casein protein and 20 percent of Whey protein. Since Whey breaks up faster into amino acids, it is quickly absorbed into the blood. This is the reason why it is taken soon after heavy exercises. Milk can give you strong muscles and most athletes prefer milk for any other muscle building food.

5. Good For Pregnant Women

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Since milk contains calcium in it. Since babies in the womb need calcium for growth, pregnant women are advised by doctors to drink milk regularly. Bones lose their mass as one grows older. Pregnant women must therefore make sure that they provide their babies with the right calcium supply by drinking sufficient milk.

4. Helps In Losing Weight

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Those who go for weight training tend to lose more amount of body fat and gain stronger muscles by simply drinking milk. Milk has Vitamin D in larger amounts and this helps in weight loss.

3. Helps To Protect Your Teeth

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Milk has a good role in protecting your teeth against decaying. It helps in the excess production of saliva, which helps in reducing the formation of plaque and also prevents tooth decay. The phosphorous and calcium content in milk helps in maintaining healthy white teeth. The Casein in milk forms into a thin film around the enamel of the teeth. This will protect the teeth from the loss of phosphate and calcium.

2. Strong Bones

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Calcium is extremely essential for strong bones. Milk has a whole lot of Calcium content that helps in making your bones strong and your body stronger.

1.Reduces Health Risks As Well As Diseases

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Milk helps in avoiding the risks of breast cancer in women. Drinking milk also prevents heart diseases. So whenever you feel like avoiding milk, think about its benefits and go for it.

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10. Removes Dry Skin and makes Your Feet Softer

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Pedicure includes scrubbing and exfoliating your feet. It helps to remove the dry skin and makes your feet softer mainly near the toes and heels. If you have severely cracked heels, then consult a Podiatrist who will be able to cure such disorders.

9. Pedicure Provides Relaxation

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Getting a pedicure involves massaging your legs and feet. Massage is a good way to relax and release all your stress and tensions. It is always beneficial to take out time for yourself to release your stress and relax. It helps you feel good and fresh.

8. Clean and Trimmed Nails

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The primary reason to get a pedicure is to clean the nails and trim them so that they look well shaped. Getting a regular pedicure prevents the growth of the nails and avoids them from entering into the skin that leads to infection.

7. No More Stinky Feet

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No one likes stinky feet. Pedicure helps to remove all the dirt caught between the skin and the nails. This helps to prevent bad odor and also prevents the growth of bacteria. Getting a pedicure changes your stinky feet into soft, shiny and perfumed feet.

6. Improves Blood Flow

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Pedicure not only makes the nails look clean and shiny but also increases the blood flow to the part. Blood helps to carry the nutrients that are essential for the nail health. A good nail growth is a sign of a good nail health even if you have short nails.

5. Reduces Aches and Pains

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Pedicure includes massaging your legs and feet. Massage helps to reduce the aches and pains and helps to increase the blood circulation when the pedicure is performed by an experienced specialist. It is also a great healing for the muscles. Pedicure can be more relaxing and healing with the use of essential oils.

4. No Splitting Nails

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Polishing the nails makes them more appealing and prevents them from breaking off easily. There are more options in polishing for women than men. Women have a lot of colors to choose from. However, some men choose to apply a clear polish on their nails to make them look clean and glossy.

3. Skin Condition

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Getting pedicure and washing your feet will help you to identify the skin condition for any disorder or infection that persists for a long time. You can then consult with a doctor or a podiatrist to get the suitable treatment on time.

2. Appearance

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It feels great to have nicely groomed and polished feet. It makes you feel sexier and makes your appearance more appealing. You enjoy wearing different types of sandals and heels. It also helps to keep you relaxed as you don’t experience any pain in your legs.

1. Prevents Corn and Bunion

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Getting a pedicure involves skin exfoliation. This helps to scrub off all the dead skin and avoids infections. It also reduces the growth of corns and bunions. It encourages the development of new skin cells and makes your feet look healthy. 

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Mike Lewis <![CDATA[Top 10 Ways to Prevent Infections]]> http://omgtoptens.com/?p=31721 2014-01-07T09:26:58Z 2014-01-07T09:26:58Z 10. Maintain Personal Hygiene

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Change your clothes and inner wears twice a day if possible. Take a bath daily. Also, change the inner footwear daily. All these healthy practices help to avoid infections. Always keep your fingernails and also toenails clean as the germs mainly flourish in these areas. Sharing your towel with another person can also cause infection.

9. Keep Your Cuts and Wounds Clean

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Untreated cuts and burns can easily cause infections. Even if the treatment is completed, it is necessary to take care after that. Apply the antibacterial ointments that contain peroxide twice a day to prevent infections. It helps to ease the wounds easily.

8. Practice Safe Sex

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Practice safe sex by using condoms to avoid pregnancy and other STD’s. Make sure your partner is reliable and cares for you more than casual sexual pleasures. Many people suffering from STD do not experience visible symptoms. It is advisable to perform routine tests to avoid such infections. 

7. Wash Your Hands Frequently

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Washing your hands frequently helps to remove all the dirt from your hands. Wash your hands before and after meals every day for at least 10 seconds. It helps to sanitize them and keeps the bacteria away. Prefer to use an alcohol based hand sanitizer.

6. Avoid Sharing Your Food in the Same Utensils

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Always remember that all types of infections can be easily transmitted from a person suffering from contagious diseases. In such case, avoid sharing your food or drinks in the same utensils as it increases the chance of getting infected.  

5. Take Necessary Vaccines

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Always take the necessary vaccines after talking an advice from the doctor. Take vaccines in advance if you are travelling, to avoid infections. Proper vaccination protects you from diseases like typhoid, yellow fever, mumps, etc. vaccinations usually depend on the weather.

4. Avoid Infections from Pet

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Pet infections are very common these days. Regular checkups and vaccinations can keep your pet healthy. Some of the common diseases that you can get from animals are bird flu, Rabies, etc. Explain your children and make them wash their hands each time after playing with the pet.

3. Healthy Cooking Habits

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You are likely to suffer from food borne diseases if you follow unhealthy cooking habits. Bacteria start growing on the food when it is left untouched for a long time. Always keep the leftovers in the refrigerator after two of making them. Use different cutting boards for vegetables and meats.

2. Take necessary Precautions While Travelling

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Take necessary precautions while travelling to places with the epidemic. Consume bottled water if the place you are travelling has contaminated water. Eat more of cooked food instead of raw food. Take the suitable vaccinations before travelling whenever required.

1. Keep Yourself Updated

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Keeping yourself updated about the events can help you to take suitable precautions while travelling. Whether it is about the epidemic in the city or the contamination of the vegetable and fruits, keeping yourself updated with the news helps to prevent infections. 

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10. Get the Car Maintenance Done

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Most of the drivers are not aware of the tire inflation pressure of the car. Make sure to check the tire pressure before you leave for the road trip. Inaccurate pressure can affect the stability of the car. Get the servicing and maintenance of your car done before the road trip.

9. Take Special Care about the Driver’s Safety and Comfort

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While going on a road trip, take special care about the driver safety and comfort. Going on a long trip can strain your back, neck, shoulders and body. Make sure to personalize your seat adjustments for the maximum comfort while driving.

8. Always Carry a Roadside Emergency Kit

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Emergency breakdown can happen anytime. A roadside emergency kit may include a first aid kit, jag and lug, warning lights, cell phone with car charger, portable battery booster, multipurpose fire extinguisher, gloves, flashlight, etc. Keep a periodic check on all the equipments to make sure they are working.

7. Take Regular Breaks to Relax Your Body

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Take a break after every two or three hours and stretch your muscles to relax them. Sitting for a long time can reduce the blood circulation and result in constipation. Taking regular breaks helps to regulate the blood circulation and digestion.

6. Install Your Child’s Car Seat Properly

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The majority of the car seats are not installed properly. Always keep some toys and books within the reach of the child. Keep all the loose items in the trunk. Special care must be taken for teen drivers in the summer to avoid deadly accidents.

5. Prepare and Carry your Own Food

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Eating is the most joyful part of the road trip. Breakfast, instant soups, whole wheat bread, yogurt, etc. are some of the easiest food to carry. It is also healthier as compared to fast foods. It helps to resume your trip quickly after the break.

4. Avoid Large Intake of Fats

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Foods that contain large amount of fats are high in calories, and that takes time to burn when you are sitting for a long time. It makes you feel full and tired. It is advisable to find healthy meal options during a road trip to avoid tiredness and discomfort.

3. Keep a Watch on the Warning Signs in the Car

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Warning signs in the car should not be ignored to avoid unwanted break downs. Hot temperatures inside the car can cause heat strokes, especially in children. Apply a good sunscreen to protect the skin from the dangerous ultraviolet rays of the sun.

2. Avoid Medications with Side Effects

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Most of the drugs have possible side effects like drowsiness or headache. Avoid taking such medications before and during the road trip. Also use the air filter function of the air condition to avoid allergies that can lead to drowsiness.

1. Sleep Well at Night before the Trip

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It is very important to stay awake and alert while driving on a road trip. Therefore, it is necessary to get a good sleep at night before the road trip. Although, an intake of caffeine helps you stay awake during the road trip.

]]> 0 Mike Lewis <![CDATA[Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Your Work]]> http://omgtoptens.com/?p=31693 2014-01-07T08:42:14Z 2014-01-07T08:33:19Z

10. Choose to be Happy at Work

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Always be positive about your work. Prefer to stay with the segment of your work that you like. Avoid negative people and gossip. Spend time with the colleagues you like and enjoy with them. The choices you make in your work largely affect your experience at work.

9. Make a To Do List

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Make a habit to prepare to do list daily. Include all your long term commitments and your pending tasks in this list. Arrange all the tasks according to their importance and start with the most important task first. Always follow up with your to do list.

8. Do the Toughest Work First

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Find out your toughest tasks for the day and try to complete it first. If you had put off your task for a long time, it may be more difficult to get started again. By completing the toughest one first, you can make the rest of your day go smoothly.

7. Give Your Best at Work

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If you usually work as little as you can to get away with your work faster, it may not give you the required amount of satisfaction. Start working smart and put the greatest possible efforts in it. This will surely give you the maximum amount of satisfaction and eventually make you happy.

6. Make Friends with Your Colleagues

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Make friends with your coworkers can make you feel positive and happy in your work. Spend time with your coworkers and enjoy with them. Take time to get to know them. Networking is the best way of providing support and encourages caring and sharing.

5. Take Regular Breaks

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Take regular breaks and leave your workplace for some time. Avoid taking your cell phone with you while going for a break. Apart from regular small breaks also make sure to take a lunch break. It helps you to relax your mind and get some fresh air.

4. Delegate Whenever Possible

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Decide and delegate the work that you don’t need to do, to your colleagues. Give them the responsibility to do the same. This helps to reduce your work load and avoids wastage of time in doing something you are not supposed to.

3. Make only Commitments That You Can Keep

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This is one of the most important reasons for your unhappiness at work. Avoid making commitments if you are unable to keep them. Make sure you have adequate resources to help you fulfill your commitments on time. You can also ask your boss to provide you with the required resources.

2. Say Goodbye to your Work Once You Leave for Home

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You generally spend one third of your day at work. Avoid thinking about your work during your free time. Make a habit to say goodbye to your work the moment you leave for home. This helps to avoid unnecessary stress during your free time.

1. Change Your Job

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If you are not enjoying your work even after trying all of the above techniques, it’s time to change your job. Being unhappy with your work can affect your career growth. It is better to find something more interesting.

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