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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 01, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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DO YOU BREATHE? DYNAMIC BREATHING
BRINGS BEAUTY, CLEARS COMPLEXION
BY DR. R. H. BISHOP, JR.,
Cleveland Commissioner of Health.
Beauty is more than skin deep. It is
CAY COLORS FOR LITTLE FOLK
By Betty Brown
ThlB shows ub what small folk will
be wearing when heavy coats are put
aside. It's an apron dress, buttoned
all the way down the back, a most
sensible little dress for school.
The material is biscuit brown
handkerchief linen with a many col
ored border, used to make the criss
crosses at the neck and to pipe the
wide arm holes. The guimpe is
white organdie.
These bordered materials in linen,
silk and challis are seen In many of
the smart juvenile spring frocks.
They are an Imitation of grown-up
sports clothes.
manufactured within the depths of
the body and not in a "beauty par
lor." K takes deep breathing to properly
clear a muddy complexion and the
attractive glow of health depends
upon the workings of your lungs,
blood, pancreas and spleen.
Keep your diaphram in good or
der through dynamic breathing aha
you will keep your figure. Keep it
long past the age when most women
and men, too, have sagged into
shapelessness.
A poor complexion usually is
caused by faulty elimination of
waste products of the body.
Here is an exercise, that will help
to remedy that condition and will put
roses in one's cheeks.
. Stand erect with the hands clasped
across the abdomen. Inhale slowly
and press in forcibly with the hands.
Exhale and slowly release the pres
sure of your hands. This combines
filling of the lungs with much needed
oxygen for the blood and at the same
time exercises the diaphram.
To work the diaphram properly
you must breathe deep and when this
is done the cells in the marrow of
the bones eagerly absorb the oxygen
taken in while the blood-making
spleen seflds out the rich material
which puts color in one's cheeks.
This deep breathing exercise will
also be found iseful in anaemia, ner
vous and digestive disorders of the
circulation.
If your nose is red and your feet
cold jt means your circulation is poor.
Nothing speeds up the circulation of
the blood so much as breathing.
"When breathing for beauty, how
ever, it is best to go through the ex
ercise described above In the morn
ing before one has enveloped the fig
ure in heavy, tight clothing that-jreV
strfcts free movement.
(How you breathe with your skin
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