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How To Style Maiden Braids - A Beautiful Mess - StumbleUpon. Last month I did a makeover story with Kelsie and had many requests for a maiden braid tutorial.

How To Style Maiden Braids - A Beautiful Mess - StumbleUpon

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.

Step 9: Add final pins and spray. 5 Foods You Have In Your Kitchen That Should Be In Your Hair. Baking soda should be in your hair if it has build-up.

5 Foods You Have In Your Kitchen That Should Be In Your Hair

Let’s make a pact today. You and me. From now on, when we have a beauty issue, we’ll look in the cabinets – first – before we run out and buy an expensive (or even bargain) product to fix us. And, I know, I know … there’s just something a little bit comforting about picking up a bottle of FancySchmancy-Make-You-Fabulous Potion; there’s some weird satisfaction in forking over your hard-earned money to feel hot. But there’s a new and better feeling from fixing it yourself — by rummaging through your kitchen. And don’t get me wrong, sometimes it’s easier or less time consuming to snag a product from the shelf.

Now, I’m here to get you started with your tresses. When I say “5 Foods You Have In Your Kitchen,” I mean “5 Foods That Are Still Left In My Kitchen,” because my produce drawer is really bare right now. At this point, I figure if I have these 5 things in my kitchen, you SURELY have them in yours. And we’re going to fix your hair. Soda. 25 Beauty Tips Reusing Household Items – Homemade Beauty Tips on ELLE. 1.

25 Beauty Tips Reusing Household Items – Homemade Beauty Tips on ELLE

Old Buttons Repurpose spare buttons by using them to keep pairs of earrings together: Most buttons have at least two holes in them, so simply place an earring in each opening to neatly store when not wearing. Photo: Jupiter Images 2. Eyebrow Brush Stuck without a lint-remover? Use this handy makeup tool to remove unwanted fuzz from your shirt. Healthy Eating & Exercise for Life. How to make your own pore strips. You know those Biore pore strips you buy at the drugstore for about $12 a pop?

How to make your own pore strips

Yeah, those. Today I’m going to teach you how to make your own homemade pore strips. Why? Because: I’m obsessed with beauty productsI’m obsessed with cheapHomemade {mostly} = cheap. Ready? Pore Strips Ingredients: Dudes, 2 ingredients and your pores will look like magic. Measure 1 Tablespoon of unflavored gelatin into a disposable container {if you put say, green jell-o on your face, there might be trouble}Add 1-2 Tablespoons of milk into the gelatinUntil it looks like thisMix it up, and be quick about it, until you get a chunky consistency. Microwave the gelatin for about 10-15 seconds. This is pre-pore strip. I chose to put the stuff all over my face because I have thirty-year-old acne. Smokin’. Let it dry for about 15+ minutes. Grab whatever you can and start peeling.

It’s a good thing you can’t see the photo all that well. Clean, practically hairless, with clean, dirt-free pores. Allison Well, hello there!