Beauty Mantra – The Indian Sindoor & Bindi – Mind Body Soul

October 10, 2011 by  
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Beauty Mantra – The Indian Sindoor & Bindi – Mind Body Soul. Dr. Sumita Prajapati, the expert in this episode of ‘Beauty Mantra’, speaks about how to save oneself from the side effects of sindoor, which consists of chemicals that can harm the skin and hair. As an alternative, Dr. Sumitra suggests using natural products like Kumkum, Ashtaganda, Raktachandan. She points out to the side effects of using sticker bindis and also suggests treatment for the same. Care World’s ‘Beauty Mantra’ is a show for every woman who wants to look beautiful by enhancing her looks by way of home remedies rather than opting for temporary cosmetic solutions. The host, Dr. Divya Mangal, takes the audiences through the pros of using home remedies for solving skin and hair problems and the cons of using cosmetic products that may lead to various problems in the long term. Worth a dekko for women who believe in staying beautiful, the natural way! Log on to www.rajshri.com watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.Log on to www.rajshri.com watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.

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Beauty Mantra – How to Get Glowing Shiny Skin – Mind Body Soul

October 7, 2011 by  
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Beauty Mantra – How to Get Glowing Shiny Skin – Mind Body Soul. In this episode of ‘Beauty Mantra’ Divya talks about microderma abrasion, an exfoliating technique that gives a fine and polished look to the skin. She tells in detail how skin is given that shining glow. Care World’s ‘Beauty Mantra’ is a show for every woman who wants to look beautiful by enhancing her looks by way of home remedies rather than opting for temporary cosmetic solutions. The host, Dr. Divya Mangal, takes the audiences through the pros of using home remedies for solving skin and hair problems and the cons of using cosmetic products that may lead to various problems in the long term. Worth a dekko for women who believe in staying beautiful, the natural way! Log on to www.rajshri.com watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.Log on to www.rajshri.com watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.

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Beauty Mantra – Natural Tips on Hair Care – Mind Body Soul

October 5, 2011 by  
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Beauty Mantra – Natural Tips on Hair Care – Mind Body Soul. Many hair products contain chemicals that can cause hair to harden and become dull. Watch expert Dr.Sumita Prajapati offering natural tips on hair care.Care World Channel’s ‘Beauty Mantra’ is a show for every woman who wants to look beautiful by enhancing her looks by way of home remedies rather than opting for temporary cosmetic solutions. The host, Dr. Divya Mangal, takes the audiences through the pros of using home remedies for solving skin and hair problems and the cons of using cosmetic products that may lead to various problems in the long term. Worth a dekko for women who believe in staying beautiful, the natural way! Log on to www.rajshri.com to watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.

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Beauty Mantra – Ayurveda for Permanant Glow – Mind Body Soul

September 21, 2011 by  
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Beauty Mantra – Ayurveda for Permanant Glow – Mind Body Soul. Expert Dr. Sumita Prajapati talks about instant glow techniques in this episode of ‘Beauty Mantra’. She is of the opinion that outer beauty is a reflection of inner health. Ayurveda can definitely help enhance outer looks. For a permanent instant glow, taking care of one’s inner health by eating the right food is of utmost importance. Care World’s ‘Beauty Mantra’ is a show for every woman who wants to look beautiful by enhancing her looks by way of home remedies rather than opting for temporary cosmetic solutions. The host, Dr. Divya Mangal, takes the audiences through the pros of using home remedies for solving skin and hair problems and the cons of using cosmetic products that may lead to various problems in the long term. Worth a dekko for women who believe in staying beautiful, the natural way! Log on to www.rajshri.com watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.Log on to www.rajshri.com watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.

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Beauty Mantra – How to get Naturally Shiny & Healthy Hair – Mind Body Soul

September 16, 2011 by  
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Beauty Mantra – How to get Naturally Shiny & Healthy Hair – Mind Body Soul. A person who uses hair color more than once in a month is prone to bladder cancer! Divya thus deals with the topic of hair colors and hair dyes along with their probable side effects, method of application and various precautions while using hair color. Expert suggests some natural ingredients to acquire healthy and shining tresses. Care World Channel’s ‘Beauty Mantra’ is a show for every woman who wants to look beautiful by enhancing her looks by way of home remedies rather than opting for temporary cosmetic solutions. The host, Dr. Divya Mangal, takes the audiences through the pros of using home remedies for solving skin and hair problems and the cons of using cosmetic products that may lead to various problems in the long term. Worth a dekko for women who believe in staying beautiful, the natural way! Log on to www.rajshri.com watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.Log on to www.rajshri.com watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.

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NSD Powerball – How To Start The NSD Powerball Gyroscope With Thumb

September 6, 2011 by  
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Beauty Mantra – Micro Derma – Latest Skin Polishing Technique – Health & Beauty Tips

September 4, 2011 by  
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Beauty Mantra – Micro Derma – Latest Skin Polishing Technique – Health & Beauty Tips. Micro Derma (a technique of skin polishing) is discussed by beauty expert Dr.Sumita Prajapati and host Dr. Divya as they talk about how this latest technique gives the skin a natural glow without using chemicals. Care World Channel’s ‘Beauty Mantra’ is a show for every woman who wants to look beautiful by enhancing her looks by way of home remedies rather than opting for temporary cosmetic solutions. The host, Dr. Divya Mangal, takes the audiences through the pros of using home remedies for solving skin and hair problems and the cons of using cosmetic products that may lead to various problems in the long term. Worth a dekko for women who believe in staying beautiful, the natural way! Log on to www.rajshri.com to watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.

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Beauty Mantra – Home Remedies to Reduce Pigmentation – Health & Beauty Tips

August 27, 2011 by  
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Beauty Mantra – Home Remedies to Reduce Pigmentation – Health & Beauty Tips. Fair and flawless skin is desired by everyone. But few attain it, that too, mostly by using chemical products. Beauty expert Dr. Sumita Prajapati talks about the problem of pigmentation and suggest easy home remedies to reduce pigmentation and help in skin whitening. Care World Channel’s ‘Beauty Mantra’ is a show for every woman who wants to look beautiful by enhancing her looks by way of home remedies rather than opting for temporary cosmetic solutions. The host, Dr. Divya Mangal, takes the audiences through the pros of using home remedies for solving skin and hair problems and the cons of using cosmetic products that may lead to various problems in the long term. Worth a dekko for women who believe in staying beautiful, the natural way! Log on to www.rajshri.com to watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.

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Beauty Mantra – Tips for making your Eyes look Appealing – Health & Beauty Tips

August 26, 2011 by  
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Beauty Mantra – Tips for making your Eyes look Appealing – Health & Beauty Tips. Dr. Divya and Dr. Sumita Prajapati, in this episode of ‘Beauty Mantra’, talk about the ways one can enhance the beauty of the eyes and make them look more attractive and appealing, naturally. They also answer viewer’s queries. Watch out for this informative episode.Care World Channel’s ‘Beauty Mantra’ is a show for every woman who wants to look beautiful by enhancing her looks by way of home remedies rather than opting for temporary cosmetic solutions. The host, Dr. Divya Mangal, takes the audiences through the pros of using home remedies for solving skin and hair problems and the cons of using cosmetic products that may lead to various problems in the long term. Worth a dekko for women who believe in staying beautiful, the natural way! Log on to www.rajshri.com to watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.

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Beauty Mantra – Different Techniques to Get Glowing Shiny Skin – Health & Beauty Tips

August 15, 2011 by  
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Beauty Mantra – Different Techniques to Get Glowing Shiny Skin – Health & Beauty Tips. In this episode of ‘Beauty Mantra’ Divya talks about microderma abrasion, an exfoliating technique that gives a fine and polished look to the skin. She tells in detail how skin is given that shining glow. Care World’s ‘Beauty Mantra’ is a show for every woman who wants to look beautiful by enhancing her looks by way of home remedies rather than opting for temporary cosmetic solutions. The host, Dr. Divya Mangal, takes the audiences through the pros of using home remedies for solving skin and hair problems and the cons of using cosmetic products that may lead to various problems in the long term. Worth a dekko for women who believe in staying beautiful, the natural way! Log on to www.rajshri.com to watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.

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Beauty Mantra – How to use Face Packs, Peels & Scrub – Health & Beauty Tips

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Beauty Mantra – How to use Face Packs, Peels & Scrub – Health & Beauty Tips. A girl’s beautiful face adds to her overall personality. Thus it is important for her to know how to use products related to enhancing the beauty of her face. Host Divya and expert Dr. Prachi Patil speak about how to rightly select and apply face packs, peels and scrubs. Prachi tells about home-made masks for dry skin by mixing honey with milk. She also suggests ingredients for a face pack for oily skin. Care World’s ‘Beauty Mantra’ is a show for every woman who wants to look beautiful by enhancing her looks by way of home remedies rather than opting for temporary cosmetic solutions. The host, Dr. Divya Mangal, takes the audiences through the pros of using home remedies for solving skin and hair problems and the cons of using cosmetic products that may lead to various problems in the long term. Worth a dekko for women who believe in staying beautiful, the natural way! Log on to www.rajshri.com to watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.

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Beauty Mantra – Healthy Natural Face Packs – Health & Beauty Tips

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Beauty Mantra – Healthy Natural Face Packs – Health & Beauty Tips. Making natural face packs according to the skin type is important, as it will benefit more and lead to smooth and healthy skin. Beauty expert Dr. Sumita Prajapati talks about the easy-to-make and healthy natural face packs. Care World Channel’s ‘Beauty Mantra’ is a show for every woman who wants to look beautiful by enhancing her looks by way of home remedies rather than opting for temporary cosmetic solutions. The host, Dr. Divya Mangal, takes the audiences through the pros of using home remedies for solving skin and hair problems and the cons of using cosmetic products that may lead to various problems in the long term. Worth a dekko for women who believe in staying beautiful, the natural way! Log on to www.rajshri.com to watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.

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Beauty Mantra – Ways to Use Eye Cosmetics – Health & Beauty Tips

July 26, 2011 by  
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Beauty Mantra – Ways to Use Eye Cosmetics – Health & Beauty Tips. Eye products are one of the must-haves in every girl’s vanity bag. This episode deals with the side effects of eye cosmetics, how to remove eye make up in the right manner, how to check the expiry date of eye products and maintain the beauty of eyes in a natural manner. Care World Channel’s ‘Beauty Mantra’ is a show for every woman who wants to look beautiful by enhancing her looks by way of home remedies rather than opting for temporary cosmetic solutions. The host, Dr. Divya Mangal, takes the audiences through the pros of using home remedies for solving skin and hair problems and the cons of using cosmetic products that may lead to various problems in the long term. Worth a dekko for women who believe in staying beautiful, the natural way! Log on to www.rajshri.com watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.Log on to www.rajshri.com to watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.

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Beauty Mantra – Home Remedies to get rid of Acne – Health & Beauty Tips

July 24, 2011 by  
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Beauty Mantra – Home Remedies to get rid of Acne – Health & Beauty Tips. Host Divya and Dr. Prachi Patil talk about acne and pimples in this informative episode of ‘Beauty Mantra’. They elaborate on the causes of acne – hormonal changes, infection or stressful lifestyle. They jot down the precautions one can take by using natural ingredients for cleaning and toning the skin. They also suggest various home-remedies to get rid of pimples. Care World’s ‘Beauty Mantra’ is a show for every woman who wants to look beautiful by enhancing her looks by way of home remedies rather than opting for temporary cosmetic solutions. The host, Dr. Divya Mangal, takes the audiences through the pros of using home remedies for solving skin and hair problems and the cons of using cosmetic products that may lead to various problems in the long term. Worth a dekko for women who believe in staying beautiful, the natural way! Log on to www.rajshri.com to watch more beauty, health & Yoga tips.

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Meaningful Christmas Shopping Part II: Presents that are Safe, Green, and Fair

December 22, 2009 by  
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Many of us are still struggling with our list of Christmas gifts to be bought while world leaders are discussing Climate Change in freezing Europe. So where’s the link?

Every Christmas, our carbon footprint spikes up as we consume more electricity for Christmas lights and cooking , use up more fossil fuels as we travel more by car and by plane,  produce more rubbish, and use up more resources. Healthcare costs spike up as more people are getting ill from overindulging and over imbibing. I am currently reading John Grisham’s book Skipping Christmas. The book is hilarious but it also highlights the excesses of Christmas.

That doesn’t mean to say we have to completely do without Christmas. I think it is still the best holiday of the year ever and it’s fun to celebrate. However, we should take measures to minimize wastefulness, reduce our carbon footprint, and avoid compromising our health. That’s why I am giving you a couple of Christmas shopping tips.

Here are some questions you need to ask before buying something:

Is it safe?

TOYS. Time and time again, toys are recalled due to safety issues ranging from high lead content to choking hazards. This holiday season’s most popular toys, the Zhu Zhu Pets hamsters, supposedly contain high levels of the toxic chemical antimony. Other toys can contain more than the allowable limit of certain chemicals. For a list of toys that have been recalled for safety issues, check out

COSMETICS. The EWG has a large database on cosmetics and body care products which have been tested for carcinogen and other toxic chemicals called Skin Deep.

GADGETS. Electronic gadgets are very popular presents for adolescents and adults. When giving cell phones, be sure to check for radiation emission levels. Check out the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Cell Phone Radiation Report.

FOOD. The US FDA regularly issues warnings and alerts on food recalls. The recent warnings concerned hazelnuts. For regular updates on food safety and food recalls, check out www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

Is it environmentally friendly?

Products I consider green or environmentally friendly are those which are made from recycled materials, are biodegradable or are recyclable.

There are CHRISTMAS CARDS made from 100% recycled paper.

TOYS, GADGETS, and APPLIANCES: Are they energy efficient? Why not go for toys that run on renewable energy, e.g. solar or mechanical energy?

FOOD. If you are the organic consumer type, know whether your organic food is definitely organic, e.g. free from pesticides, hormones, and other chemicals.

Is it socially responsible?

I think we should look at the products beyond their appearance and packaging and think of the people who worked hard to produce them. Was the product produced in a sweat shop, by small children? What is the manufacturer’s policy on corporate social responsibility?

The number of products carrying the FAIRTRADE labels is increasing as consumers make their wishes heard about fairness and social responsibility. Check out www.fairtrade.net/products.html for a list of FAIRTRADE products.

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Pink merchandise for your Christmas shopping list

December 17, 2008 by  
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There have been lots of criticisms in recent years as to how Christmas has become too commercialized, that present giving has lost its meaning amidst all the glitter of advertisements and other marketing strategies. It is therefore heart warming to know that there are companies out there who have strong social responsibilities and thus combine marketing with advocacy work, profit-making with sharing, and selling with honest giving. Here are some tips on how to make your Christmas shopping and present giving more meaningful and satisfying this year.

L’Oreal Color of Hope Jewelry Collection
L’Oreal Paris is a company well-known for its pro-cancer advocacy. For almost 10 years now, it has helped in raising more than US$ 18 million dollars for funding research on ovarian cancer. With L’Oreal’s Color of Hope Jewelry Collection, we have the chance to give a meaningful gift to a loved one and hope to thousands of women suffering from ovarian cancer. The Color of Hope necklace is especially noteworthy. The necklace was designed by Philip Crangi, winner of the 2008 Swarovski Accessory Design Award. It features a double eternity ring design of cubic zirconia set in sterling silver. One ring is worn for remembrance and one ring is worn as a symbol of hope for the future. For every purchase of the necklace, L’Oreal donates 5$ to the Ovarian Research Fund.

Better Homes and Gardens books
The book company Better Homes and Gardens has been a partner of Susan G. Komen for the Cure in the fight against breast cancer for years now. To date, the Pink Plaid Limited Edition Cookbooks have raised more than $675,000 for Komen, the world’s biggest breast cancer foundation. The latest release is available just in time for Christmas, which will bring in a minimum promised donation of $250,000. Another gift item available is the volume Words for the Cure, a “collection of uplifting thoughts and images is designed to provide comfort and inspiration for breast cancer survivors and co-survivors.

Quilts
Handcrafted quilts are being auctioned at ebay for the benefit of cancer research. Sponsored by the magazine American Patchwork & Quilting, the Quilt Pink Charity Auction, proceeds go to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Truly a gift that can warm the body and the heart!

Cancer awareness gifts
Most cancer advocacy groups sell cancer awareness products ranging from bracelets to teddy bears to T-shirts and water bottles. They also offer gifts for cancer patients and their caregivers. From their profits, donations are made to cancer research centers. A few sites are listed below:

A list of other “pink” products that you might consider adding to your shopping list can be found here.

Please take note the group Breast Cancer Action recommends that you ask these 6 critical questions before buying pink products. “Think before you pink” is the way to go.

News from the cancer side November 28

November 28, 2008 by  
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MAKE TODAY A PINK FRIDAY!!!

News from the retail side

Pink Friday
The retailer giant Systemax is painting Black Friday Pink for the second year in a row. Systemax owns CompUSA and TigerDirect which sell electronic products. CompUSA alone has 24 retail stores all over the US. Here’s how Systemax plans to turn Black Friday into Pink:

Systemax raised $200,000 on Pink Friday last year. It hopes to reach the $250,000 target this year.

News from the clinical trial side

Studies show novel device may enhance chemotherapy treatment in brain tumors
The company NovoCure is conducting trials to test the Novo-TTF, a medical device that uses low intensity alternating electric fields to kill cancer cells. TTF has been shown to enhance the antitumor effects of standard chemotherapy, thus helping in slowing down disease progression and extending survival. The device is non-invasive and the only side effects observed is skin irritation (contact dermatitis) associated with the electrodes delivering the electric fields.

News from the statistics side

Annual report to the nation finds declines in cancer incidence and death rates
Something to be thankful about at Thanksgiving: the latest figures from the US cancer organizations are in snd the news are a bit cheering – cancer incidence and mortalities are on the decline in both men and women.

News from the outreach program side

Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, Mrs. Laura Bush Welcome Panama to Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness
Last week, outgoing First Lady Laura Bush was an honoured guest in the initiation of Panama into the Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research of the Americas. Other partners are Brazil, Costa Rica, and Mexico.

The Partnership is a locally initiated and locally distributed project to increase access to early detection and to reduce breast cancer deaths through improved awareness, increased clinical resources and more funding for scientific research. Komen for the Cure provides the global grassroots network and educational resources to the partnership, and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center provides the medical expertise. The Institute of International Education’s San Francisco office (IIE) brings regional training and management experience and serves as the point of contact for the organizations in Panama.

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Kick your shopping addiction and get a life

March 16, 2006 by  
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By Jean Chatzky
“Today” financial editor
Updated: 8:41 a.m. ET March 13, 2006

Think you can’t kick your shopping addiction? You haven’t met Mary Carlomagno, who says that until just a few years ago, shopping was her single biggest vice. Today? It isn’t even on the list.

Carlomagno was 35 and stuck in a major rut. She had lived in the same apartment for 10 years — and hated it since the day she moved in — worked at the same job for eight years and in the same industry for 14 years. She wanted to shake things up, but didn’t know how. And though the thought of moving to the woods to find herself had crossed her mind, she was too scared to do anything that major.

Instead, she settled on subtle changes. For a year, she decided to give up something different each month: alcohol, shopping, newspapers, cell phones, dining out, television, taxis, coffee, chocolate and — for good measure — cursing, elevators and multi-tasking.

She soon realized that as a result of all these small changes she was able to live better on less money, and saved thousands of dollars in the process.

“I cut my spending so much that my financial adviser called to ask what I was doing differently,” says Carlomagno, who describes her year in her new (and charming) book “Give It Up: My Year of Learning to Live Better With Less.” Carlomagno’s response: “I quit buying shoes.”

At the end of each month of abstinence, Carlomagno went back to most of her old habits. Today, she takes taxis, eats chocolate and drinks caffeine (though not as voraciously as she did before.) The one category that did permanently change was shopping.

After many garage sales and donations, she pared down from three double closets and an armoire to one single closet. Shopping no longer consumes all her free time. Friendships do not revolve around it. She even started a company, Order, to help others simplify their lives, manage clutter control, and get over shopping addictions.

If you’re suffering with the same, you may be able to benefit from her advice.

Treat your closet like a store. If you truly love clothing and shopping, you should do the things retailers do, such as:

* Take inventory. That means, first off, knowing what you already own. Take mental notes, paying particular attention to what you have put on your body over the past few weeks. Those are the bones of your working wardrobe. Use the rest of what you have to accessorize.

* Display items with care. Retailers display their favorite products — you should, too. If you love hats, put them on a rack where you can see them. Keep in mind that stores do not give good real estate to unimpressive items. If you come across items that aren’t nice enough to display, chances are they’re not nice enough to be worn. Get rid of them. The upshot of this process: You’ll know what you have in your current wardrobe and can begin to think of filling in any holes you find.

* Hit the stores with a list of exactly what you need.
Adhere to the two-week rule. In her closet, Carlomagno dug up over $1,000 worth of clothes with their tags still hanging. So she created what she calls the two-week rule. “If you purchased an item and haven’t worn it in two weeks, return it,” she says. Two weeks is a long enough period to know that you either don’t a) really love it or b) need it.

* Do not be sucked in by “good deals.” Everyone buckles every so often on a sale item. The problem is, sales aren’t as few and far between as they used to be. “Now you can get everything cheap,” Carlomagno says.

Note, however, that there is a difference between falling for a markdown on an item that you buy on impulse and earmarking an item at retail, then waiting for it to go on sale. The latter represents smart shopping behavior. Cultivate a relationship with a salesperson at your favorite store and make her your ally in this process.
Seek support. If you’re actively trying to curb your shopping, get your family and friends on your team. This can be tricky because, Carlomagno notes, you may have particular people in your circle who instigate shopping sprees. In their minds it may be a harmless pastime. But if you are racking up a lot of debt or spending every penny of your disposable income on clothes, it’s harmful to you. You’ll need to explain this — and to offer other, cheaper, ways to pass the hours.

“There are a lot of things you can do to appreciate fashion and clothing without shopping,” says Carlomagno. Visit a fashion or photography museum. Or simply grab a cup of coffee and perform your own impromptu Fashion Police. You just may find you can have an even better conversation over a cappuccino than over the Bloomingdale’s rack.

Jean Chatzky is an editor-at-large at Money magazine and serves as AOL’s official Money Coach. She is the personal finance editor for NBC’s “Today Show” and is also a columnist for Life magazine. She is the author of four books, including “Pay It Down! From Debt to Wealth on $10 a Day” (Portfolio, 2004). To find out more, visit her Web site, www.jeanchatzky.com.

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