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The Can-Do Updo. PIN IT UP, GIRL - thebeautydepartment.com. Photo: justin coit for thebeautydepartment.com post designed by kristin ess Our email box is literally flooded with requests for updos so here’s a fun one to get us all going!

PIN IT UP, GIRL - thebeautydepartment.com

This is always a favorite for attending an event. This updo looks gorgeous on any hair color but particularly amazing with hilighted hair because it gives the hair lots of depth and dimension. For lack of a better word, I love the way it becomes “swirly”. Best thing is; it’s easy to do, gorgeous and keeps your hair out of your way for the night. Tools you’ll need: curling iron (to prep the hair with waves), sectioning clips, teasing comb or brush, clear elastic rubber band, bobby pins, light to medium holding hairspray (to mist over at the end). Tag Archive for &wedding hairstyles& - The Beauty Department: Yo... - StumbleUpon. Photo/post/graphic design: Kristin Ess One of my all time favorite hairstyles for a wedding or for red carpet is the most super simple chic chignon (say that 3 times fast!).

In this tutorial we show future brides and bridesmaids alike how to keep their hair out of the way while maintaining a timeless, classic look for any event. This is one of those updos that really allows you to focus on the dress, accessories and overall beauty instead of being a major focal point. How to curl your hair with a sock! No heat. 50 Uses for Vaseline. This is one of my favorite products from Vaseline, their Vitalizing Gel Body Oil.

50 Uses for Vaseline

I keep it by the tub, and use it on my wet body before I dry off. It leaves you totally smooth and very nice and moisturized without being greasy (after a very few minutes anyway). They are not expensive, and totally worth a try. Here is the ingredient list: Hydrogenated Styrene, Butadiene Copolymer, Bertholletia Excelsa (Brazil Nut) Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Fragrance. Water Marble Tutorial. Supplies: orange stick or... Water Marble Tutorial.

Water Marble Tutorial. Supplies: orange stick or...

Supplies: orange stick or toothpick, shot glass or cup (the smaller the circumference, the less polish you end up wasting), room temp. water, nail polish, tape (optional, but it helps with the clean up) Design Crush & Tipped Out. Hair Flower. 29 May 2010 These elegant fabric flowers are very simple to make . . . and only take a few basic supplies.

Hair Flower

The finished product is delightfully lovely, and at times can look like a real flower! Every flower will turn out differently and that is part of the beauty! If you haven’t used those tea lights in a while, now’s the time! I hope you enjoy making these as much as we do . . . below are instructions with pictures on how to make your own. How To Style Maiden Braids.

Last month I did a makeover story with Kelsie and had many requests for a maiden braid tutorial.

How To Style Maiden Braids

Yesterday she came in and we photographed these simple step by steps. Kelsie has extremely long and thick hair, but anyone with shoulder length or longer can do these braids (see my photo below for an example). Steps 1-2: Braid two strands on each side of a center part. Steps 3-5: Wrap braids around the crown of your head and pin in place with one pin each. Step 6: Arrange braids so that they cover the front of your head like a headband. Steps 7-8: Pull the rest of the hair into a ponytail and pin it into a cute messy bun. Dorm Room Spa: 3 Easy DIY Beauty Recipes to Try - College Fashion. Photo Credit It’s that taxing in-between time of the semester again – spring break is over, papers and projects are coming due, and finals are looming ahead.

Dorm Room Spa: 3 Easy DIY Beauty Recipes to Try - College Fashion

How to : My French, Funky French and Other Nail Designs. Many times while on MUA, I will post pictures of nail designs & TONS of funky frenches. I often get asked just how I do it. So here is my step by step for you guys. Here is the mani, I will be showing you how I did. The colors I used are Finger Paints - Tough Art to Follow & Savvy Green with Envy. First you paint your base color, this can be ANY color you want. Then, I take scotch tape, and stick it to my palm. Then I tape it onto my nail, in the desired design, here it is my diagonal design. Once you have it right, you paint your nail the other polish color – Remember to do 1 nail at a time, otherwise the 2nd polish can dry to the tape, and pull up.

Once you're done, painting the nail, just slowly pull the tape off. I hope this helps, and is easy to understand. DIY Teeth Whitening. ^riza^ / CC by 2.0 Are you a soda/coffee/tea drinker (guilty, kinda guilty and guilty) lookin’ for a quick and easy way to whiten up those used-to-be pearly whites?

DIY Teeth Whitening

Peta2 to the rescue! The magical ingredient in today’s DIY beauty blend is strawberry (have you noticed our fruity theme on the peta2 blog?). Strawberries contain malic acid which helps remove tooth discoloration. Triple Max Tons: Easy Holiday Hair. Side Chignon 1.

Triple Max Tons: Easy Holiday Hair

Using a round brush, blow-dry hair smooth and straight, focusing on the top sections. 2. Once dry, use a large-barrel curling iron to create waves from the ears down.

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