What is an “Ice Roller”?

What is an "Ice Roller"?Ice Rollers are very popular in Asia and parts of Europe but are only just gaining popularity in the United States. The Roller is a simple gadget – handheld device filled with water and gel. You just roll it across your face for a refreshing massage that instantly reduces puffiness, calms redness and firms the skin. Men can even use them after a close shave to eliminate burn and reduce redness. Check out the Skin Cool Ice Roller for $30, available on Amazon.

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When Does Eyeliner Expire?

When Does Eyeliner Expire?Liquid eyeliner starts to collect bacteria over time. A good rule to follow is to throw it out after six months. Pencil eyeliners last longer because you are regularly sharpening the pencil. If you see a white or grey pencil tip, it is a sign of mold and should be thrown out.

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What is an “Omni”?

What is an "Omni"?An “omni” is defined as atmospheric words or sounds, such as cheering at a sports event, spoken by a group. This falls within the work of an extra performer.

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World’s Best Zit Treatment

World's Best Zit TreatmentThe world’s best zit treatment costs less than $12 and comes in a bottle smaller than the palm of your hand. Tea tree oil and essential oil of lavender are neck and neck in the race for most incredible substance ever. Dab a single drop of either one on zits, ingrown hairs, sores and other blemishes, and watch as skin quickly and quietly heals up. Which one should you choose? It comes down to preference. Tea tree oil can sting a little bit more than lavender oil, but some find its antiseptic smell overpowering. The most important thing to remember is to look for true essential oils, preferably from organic growers. You want pure plant essences on your tender skin, not harsh chemicals. (Courtesy of MSN Lifestyle)

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What Is An Industrial And Educational Film?

What Is An Industrial And Educational Film?Generally, these are productions for non-broadcast use, including in classrooms, in stores, or DVDs shown in corporate offices or dealer showrooms. They can also be instructional content shown on websites. Behind-the-scenes footage or b-roll footage also falls under the Industrial Contract.

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How To Clean Your Makeup Brushes Like A Pro

How To Clean Your Makeup Brushes Like A ProHow often do you clean your makeup brushes? Keeping in mind the bacteria on your face and that brushes can be a breeding ground for bacteria, cleaning your brushes is one of the most important things you can do on a weekly basis.

Makeup buildup on your brushes will make them scratchy and stiff. Cleaning your brushes weekly will keep them soft and supple. Wash your brushes at night so they will be dry (6-8 hours) by the next morning. You can use bar soap such as Ivory, gentle dish detergent or baby shampoo. Wet your brush so it’s completely saturated and squeeze a small amount of soap on it and swirl it around in a small dish. Rinse in warm water until the brush feels clean. Squeeze out the excess water and lay flat on a clean towel to dry. If your brush is heavily caked with makeup, use a small amount of olive or almond oil. This will help breakdown the makeup on the brush. After that, clean the brush like normal.

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Tough As Nails

Tough As NailsYou’re busy and the shellac manicure is your new best friend. It lasts for weeks without a scratch, and even looks shiny the whole time. The best part is that the shellac doesn’t destroy your nails. It goes on like regular polish, glides off after a soak in acetone and comes in a dazzling array of shades. Manicures without compromise? You’ve got that nailed. (Courtesy of MSN Lifestyle)

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#1 Interview Tip For Teenagers

#1 Interview Tip For TeenagersThe biggest obstacle for teens interviewing in today’s job market is a lack of self confidence! If you don’t believe in yourself how can you expect an employer to believe in you? You have so much to offer an employer; enthusiasm, energy, intelligence, talent, a willingness to learn and many other attributes that only teens have! BELIEVE IN YOURSELF, be yourself and go get that job!

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How Does A Background Performer Qualify For An Upgrade To Principle Performer?

How Does A Background Performer Qualify For An Upgrade To Principle Performer?There are several ways to qualify for an upgrade to principal performer. Here are the most common:

  1. A performer is directed to speak a line (other than omnies); or
  2. A performer is performing an identifiable stunt; or
  3. A performer is in the (1) foreground, (2) identifiable, and (3) demonstrating or illustrating a product or service or illustrating or reacting to the on/off camera narration or commercial message. (The performer must meet all 3 criteria simultaneously in the spot to qualify for a principal upgrade.)
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What Is The Difference Between A ‘First Refusal’ And A ‘Hold’?

What Is The Difference Between A 'First Refusal' And A 'Hold'?When a casting director issues a “first refusal” it means that a final casting decision has not been made; the casting director is requesting that the performer contact him/her before accepting a booking for another job on the same day(s), i.e., giving the original producer the first opportunity to book the person. A “first refusal” is not a booking and the performer has no contractual obligation to get back to the casting director or turn down the second job nor does the producer owe a cancellation fee if the performer is not used. As a professional courtesy, it is suggested that the performer advise the casting director of the second job before accepting the booking.

If a performer has been put on “hold,” the producer has engaged the performer and a performer is placed on an “avail” and not used. cancellation fee is due if the producer cancels the engagement. A cancellation fee would not be paid when performer is placed on an “avail” and not used.

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