Tips for opening a hairdressing salon

Cutting hair

What you need?

In order to become a well-paid, famous hairdresser - your work needs to be flawless, innovative and you need to know how to please your customers. Of course, for starting a business like this, you will have to have a great deal of knowledge and a lot of hairdressing skills that include cutting, dying, straightening, curling, etc. You will have to know how to make hair beautiful but also avoid damaging it and above all - leaving your customers satisfied.

Fact or Sales Gimmick? 4 Need to Know Tips Before Buying a Mattress

A Shifman mattress

Buying a mattress is like buying a car; both situations can feel intimidating, and you’re never quite sure if you made a good deal or not. The dizzying array of names used to identify mattresses is part of the confusion. One brand’s “ultra-plush” is another brand’s “super-comfort,” making it difficult for a consumer to compare price and quality.

Before you shop for new mattresses, consider this fact-or-myth list and become a savvy consumer:

Are Ergonomic Chairs Worth It?

Some may consider ergonomic chairs as bit of a fad, a bit of a fashion but there is actually a bit of science and logic behind the increasing demand for ergonomic seating. And not just seating either; ergonomics has extended itself into all areas of our working and leisurely lives. You can now expect to find ergonomic mice for computers, keyboards, pillows, garage tools and so on.

What’s In Your Water?

Most of us know that it is important to drink sufficient quantities of water in a day because it is necessary for cellular hydration and for the very sustaining of life. Most experts advise drinking six to eight glasses of water a day to help remove waste from the body, improve skin condition, keep body weight in control and many other reasons.

But is this true for all drinking water? Have you given any thought to the type of water you drink; what it contains and how it was treated?
Treatment of drinking water

Is the Tie Being Phased Out?

Skinny tie

As summer heat waves roll across the nation, many businessmen are shifting their attire choices. They've shed wool coats and replaced them with light sports jackets, looked for thin button-ups, and found materials that breathe easier.

Many drop neckties to bare their neck, or consider an alternative like the bow tie. However, changes in climate are not the only reason men have decided to shift their clothing choices. Individual style, peer expectations, timing, and the occasion also affect the choice to wear a tie.

Protecting Yourself From the Flu Virus

Fresh Vegetable

According to the CDC, 41 states are currently reporting widespread flu activity. It's more important than ever to learn how to protect yourself, and your family, from this virus. For many people, getting hit with the flu means time off of work or time out of school. For others, the flu can be so serious that it leads to death. Take Boston, for instance, where cases of flu are up from 70 last year to 700 this year. Here's how to protect yourself and others:

Can Red Peppers Help you Lose Weight

Red pepper power

Red hot peppers are a kind of paprika that is commonly used to spice up a number of dishes all over the globe. But, people are not aware that these little things can be good for losing weight, too. If you are concerned about the burning sensation you get in your mouth when you eat them, don’t worry, there are red peppers that are, actually, not that hot (some are not hot at all).

The Virtual Doctor Is In....Getting Healthcare Advice Via Computer

The Virtual Doctor Is In: Getting Healthcare Advice via Computer

One of the conundrums about being sick is that it's often necessary to visit a doctor to find out more about the severity of your illness. If your diagnosis is serious and contagious, that means you’re potentially putting everyone else in the waiting room at risk of contracting your sickness, not to mention staff members at the doctor's office.

Sleep Deprivation: Lullaby & Goodnight or Not

There’s probably nothing in the world more debilitating than not getting a good night sleep. Sleep is the regenerative process for almost every system in your body. Without a good night’s sleep you can put yourself in danger on the road, you can endanger your job with less than a lackluster performance, and you can even risk happy and positive relations with friends and family due to lack of patience and understanding caused by your own lack of sleep or, in fact, lack of quality sleep.

Itching and Burning? It Could be an STD

If you are sexually active, your chances for contracting a STD are great. No matter if you engage in oral, vaginal or anal sex, no protection is 100 percent foolproof. Whether you've had sex two days ago or two weeks ago, you could exhibit symptoms of an STD. To help you decide if you may need to visit your doctor and get tested, here are five of the most common STDs and their symptoms:

Believe it or not, these two really are a couple


1. Chlamydia



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