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seal consisting of a coating of a tar or rubberlike material on the underside of a motor vehicle to retard corrosion

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the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface

thick soft fur lying beneath the longer and coarser guard hair

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cover with a primer

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Ricky Gervais has repeatedly insisted that his character of Derek, a care home assistant with slapped down hair, an overbite and poor taste in cardigans, doesn't have learning difficulties.
They glued down hair, used a fine-line marker to draw facial features, added anything else they would like to include, and decorated the clothes with markers.
There are good dates (sometimes single afternoons) for encouraging thick and rapid growth and mor nings when cutting is best for slowing down hair loss.
Topically applied compounds can now painlessly slow down hair growth--and even decrease hair density so it's less noticeable.
This liquid professional strength formula is designed to be thick enough to pour through standing water, while attacking and breaking down hair and soap scum.
TWO-MINUTE HOW-TO Gently backcomb hair at the crown (run the comb down hair toward the roots).
Think sooty eyes, slicked down hair, perfect complexion and glossy lips.
Consult with your stylist to find easy-care hairdos to play down hair loss.
is a fast-acting bathroom drain opener designed specifically to attack and break down hair clogs.
It contains an ingredient called Xyliene which slows down hair growth and also makes regrowth finer.
Halling, clad in blazer and tie and with slicked down hair, receives a fairly basic question from the anchor man in the studio whenever a break in play occurs (every two minutes or so in the case of American football) and then proceeds to talks in grave tones using as many American cliches and euphemisms as he can possibly cram in before the next down.
By breaking down hair proteins and using radioimmunoassay, Baumgartner claimed he could detect marijuana, cocaine, opiates, amphetamine or PCP in amounts as small as one-billionth of a gram.
It's impossible to prevent this kind of hair loss, though good hair care practices (see box below) may at least slow down hair loss and keep the hair you've got in good condition.
This new blend is an excellent option to consider for leave-on formulations designed to deliver soft feel and manageability without weighing down hair.
It preserves color by smoothing down hair cuticles and helps to keep color vibrant longer while natural, plant-based sun filters help to prevent fading.