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How to prevent tattoo from fading

How to prevent tattoo from fading

Lifestyle
When most people get a tattoo, they do not think about what the color of their tattoo is going to look like in years from now. At some point, many people will need to have their tattoo’s color retouched by a tattoo artist because it will fade as the years go on. It is ideal to take steps to prevent a tattoo from fading early on. Prevent a Tattoo From Fading With Proper Care The best way to maintain tattoo color is to care for it properly. Following instructions that are given by the tattoo artist is important. The tattoo should remain bandaged for about 24 hours. Lightly washing the tattoo with an antibacterial soap and using a medicated ointment is ideal. To prevent a tattoo from fading immediately after it has been done, it’s important to avoid frequent water exposure in the sh...
How to wear patterns and prints for spring 2022

How to wear patterns and prints for spring 2022

Lifestyle
Spring is traditionally the time for ditsy florals, garden blooms, a touch of tribal and graphic monochromes, However, 2022 is the season of the supersized print. In contrast to the season’s new nude tones come powerful shots of color in a heady mix of bold notice-me patterns. Everything from vivid florals and fierce animal prints to gaudy geometrics and bold digitally manipulated prints. With a new generation of designers like Peter Pilotto and Mary Katrantzou being reared on computer imagery, dramatic digitally-inspired graphics are one of the hottest new trends. Bold ethnic patterns are also popping up everywhere in the form of jazzy ikats. Ikat, being of Asian origin, means to tie or bind, and provides the inspiration for some traditional woven prints in everything from sc...
How to host fabulous and fun baby shower

How to host fabulous and fun baby shower

General, Home & Garden
Invitations---Set the mood with a fun invitation. In Tracy Stern’s book “Tea Party,” she suggests using paint sample strips from a hardware store and attaching a clear sticker on them with the party information. Select color waves of blue for a boy, pink for a girl, or yellow or green if the baby’s gender isn’t known or kept a secret. Or keep it simple, eco-conscious, and save postage by using evite.com to send notices of the event. Experts say that the perfect time for a baby shower is about six weeks before the due date. This is usually a time during the pregnancy when mother feels comfortable and relaxed. So, in terms of planning, start sending out invitations in about the sixth month. Décor-Fill empty plastic baby bottles with appropriately colored M & M’s. It’s even cute...
How to work past the age of 65

How to work past the age of 65

Career
As the expenses of daily life rise and the strain of the economic climate puts a drain on family finances, few find it possible to save enough money so when the time comes they can retire in comfort. Even if they do plan saving the traditional ways, the income derived from pensions, social security and RRSPs are often not enough to meet the rising costs of living. A report issued by National Summit on Retirement Savings that was held in June, 1998 states, “Americans must save more today if they are to realize the dream of a financially secure retirement tomorrow.” Section two of the report says: “Many Americans are not planning or saving enough to be able to afford to retire.” That hasn't changed since then and in today's poor economic climate savings are even harder to achieve. ...
How to calculate taxes withheld from a paycheck

How to calculate taxes withheld from a paycheck

Business
The law requires employers to withhold income taxes from employees’ paychecks. The tax withheld depends on the type of tax. The employee can generally control federal income tax withholding because it is largely based on his filing status, income and number of allowances. However, the government sets the Social Security and Medicare tax amounts. Figuring payroll taxes can be confusing, but once the process is understood, the withholding can be determined. Federal Income Taxes on a Paycheck Use Form W-4 and the IRS withholding tax tables to determine federal income tax withholding. The filing status and number of allowances from are on the W-4. Then, use the withholding tax tables (Circular E) for the appropriate tax year to perform the calculation. If the employee has 10 or fewer...
How to advertise a small business

How to advertise a small business

Business
The first priority is to determine the primary target audience and then any secondary targets that may occur, whether they are seasonal or simply a smaller, secondary group of customers that should not be overlooked. The first mistake that many small business owners make is to overestimate the target audience, thinking that in some way they can make meaningful claims that will please everyone. Not true – most businesses appeal to a certain definable demographic. They may be mostly male or mainly female. They may be in a specific income bracket for the most part. The business may appeal to a mostly young crowd, or to yuppies, or even to senior citizens. The typical customer may be a laborer, a blue collar or white collar worker, or mostly professionals. Sure – not everyone who pat...