08/15/2012 11:09 am ET Updated Oct 15, 2012

Helen Gurley Brown: 10 Best Tips From 'Sex And The Single Girl'

Don't get hung up on 'great beauty.' Don't avoid Don Juans. The workplace is good for meeting men. It's OK to cozy up with a married man. Ten of the best tips from Helen Gurley Brown's seminal book of advice for single women.

Some 40 years before Sex and the City became a cultural phenomenon -- its career-driven, sex-seeking female protagonists living out every single woman's fantasy life -- the late Helen Gurley Brown's Sex and the Single Girl taught unmarried women in the 1960s how to make the most of single life, primarily by having numerous steamy affairs. From what makes a woman sexy to why single women should embrace makeup, the most audacious advice from the legendary author.

What you don't need to lure a large number of handsome paramours.

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