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Capodimonte Porcelain

Capodimonte Porcelain

The Crown and Neapolitan N Logo The Crown and Neapolitan N, were originally painted or impressed on porcelain and ceramics produced at the Royal Factory in Naples from 1759 to 1780 and was synonymous with the finest quality Neapolitan porcelain and ceramics from that period onwards. However, the logo, in the present day, is not necessarily a guarantee of porcelain or ceramic quality. Neither is it a guarantee that the product is in fact porcelain or ceramic. Capodimonte Marks The Crown and N in blue is found on most Capo-di-Monte models, usually in addition to a backstamp or factory mark...

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Health and Fitness Coach | June is Men's Health Month

Health and Fitness Coach | June is Men's Health Month

home  |  health and fitness   The month of June is a time to honor and support our father’s, husband’s, brother’s, son’s and all the men in our lives as June is Men’s Health Month.  The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease.  Why is this important?  On average men live 5 years less than women 1 in 2 men will develop cancer Men have a higher death rate for most leading causes of death – including cancer, diabetes, heart disease and suicide 30,000 men in the US die...

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The Benefits of Facial Cleansers

The Benefits of Facial Cleansers

The Benefits of Facial Cleansers by Katrina VanDoran Makeup Coach Bren Cosmetics The most important role for facial cleansers is to gently rid the skin of dirt and debris, surface bacteria and environmental toxins. The initial effect is soothed, relaxed skin. Skin texture softens and evens out, while dry skin, blemishes and wrinkles are reduced.Cleansers also have a balancing effect during the changing seasons. During winter, our skin tends to dry out; in summer, it produces excess oil. Facial cleansers work to maintain moisture when it's cold, then reduce oil excretions when the weather is hot.There are different cleansers for...

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FAQ | Bisque Porcelain Figurines and Lamps

FAQ | Bisque Porcelain Figurines and Lamps

home  |  blog  |  FAQ   Bisque Porcelain Figurines and Lamps Bisque porcelain or bisque is a type of unglazed, white porcelain, with a matte appearance and texture to the touch. Bisque is only a subgroup of unglazed biscuit pottery, which for most pottery is a stage after a first firing before a glaze is applied. I recently had a customer send me a picture of his bisque porcelain lamp with the following question:  Below is a picture of a figurine that has been mounted into a lamp stand. I have been hesitant about trying to disassemble it to look for marks. I have really tried to search the web...

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What You Should Do Now to Get Ready for Summer Posted by Allie White on March 24, 2018 in Beauty

What You Should Do Now to Get Ready for Summer Posted by Allie White on March 24, 2018 in Beauty

home  > blog post   What You Should Do Now to Get Ready for Summer Sure, the official first day of spring may have just happened, but as far as we’re concerned, it’s never too early to start thinking (and dreaming) about summer.Get your hair healthy.The healthier your hair is going in to summer, the less sun, chlorine and sea salt damage will affect it. Make a habit of deep conditioning your locks once a week, whether with a handful of coconut oil or a mask.Start exfoliating now.Get into the habit early and often. Scrubbing your whole body may seem...

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