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strands • drawn-out • treatment
moisturize • nourishes
  1. It was a very process, but she's happy with the results.
  2. In the winter you need to your skin more frequently.
  3. She goes for a facial every few months.
  4. The cream moisturizes and the skin.
  5. There are a few that are longer than the rest of my hair.
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981 Beauty Regiment
Jess talks about hairstyling, manicures, and other beauty procedures women go through.

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strand

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They take small strands of hair and color them.

A strand is a single piece of hair or string. Notice the following:

  1. They can tell your DNA from a strand of hair.
  2. My sweater has a loose strand of cloth.

drawn-out

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It is a drawn-out process.

Something that is drawn-out takes a long time, usually longer than it needs to be. Notice the following:

  1. The application procedure is a drawn-out process.
  2. It was a beautiful wedding but the ceremony was a bit drawn-out in my mind.

treatment

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I have a treatment to protect the hair.

A treatment is a session to make something healthier or better. Notice the following:

  1. I went to the hospital for treatment for my disease.

moisturize

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I got a moisturizing treatment for my hair.

When you moisturize something you get make something less dry. Notice the following:

  1. My mother always uses moisturizing lotion.
  2. I have dry hair so I use shampoo that moisturizes my hair.

nourish

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The hair treatment is very nourishing for my strands.

When you nourish something, you give it food or material important for growth or health. Notice the following:

  1. The plants died because of lack of nourishment in the soil.
  2. That soup is very nourishing and full of vitamins.
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