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3 Multi-Use Beauty Ingredients That Won’t Break the Bank. I don’t know about all of you, but I am definitely not made of money.

3 Multi-Use Beauty Ingredients That Won’t Break the Bank

If I was, I would be buying every fabulous beauty product on the market! Fortunately, it’s easier than you think to get gorgeous on the cheap: Here are three DIY beauty ingredients that I believe can take the place of any expensive beauty product you own. The best part? All three are probably in your kitchen right now! 1. I feel like this is obvious, but for those of you who don’t know, olive oil is fantastic for you! Olive oil is part of the oil cleansing method. 2. Apple cider vinegar is definitely a powerhouse ingredient! DIY Sweet Grits Facial Scrub (bless your heart) I was in Charleston, South Carolina a bit ago and got to chatting with a couple of snowbirds in the hotel elevator.

DIY Sweet Grits Facial Scrub (bless your heart)

They were having a hard time deciding which of Charleston’s many fab restaurants to dine at that evening. I suggested one of my faves that was walking distance from the hotel. “Plus, their Shrimp and Grits are to die for,” I told them. “What are grits?” The missus asked me with a straight face. FASTEST FRIENDSHIP BRACELET EVER. We were super excited to share the Fishtail Friendship bracelet tutorial with you and we are even more excited to share that we've found an easier way to do it.

FASTEST FRIENDSHIP BRACELET EVER

Don't get me wrong, I will still use the original technique to create more intricate designs but, this new tutorial is so quick you will end up wanting to make one in every color combination possible (like we did!) This tutorial is very similar to the other one so I will just share with you the differences. 1. You will only need to choose three colors of embroidery/friendship thread.

Cut two pieces of each color at around 3 feet each. How To Make These Fun & Stylish Shamballa Inspired Bracelets. A Super Easy DIY Beaded Leather Bracelet. Cinnamon-Swirl Coffee Scrub. If you're ever looking for a quick gift, then I’ve got the perfect one for you to turn to.

Cinnamon-Swirl Coffee Scrub

Cinnamon-Swirl Coffee Scrub! Everyone loves homemade gifts and with the success of last year’s Candy Cane Sugar Scrub, I decided to gift another bath-time goody this past Christmas. This scrub is wonderful for hostesses, secretaries, bosses, assistants at your doctor’s office, teachers, neighbors and as shower favors. The recipe even doubles like a charm! Perfect, right? Gather the following ingredients: 2 cups coffee grounds, unbrewed 1/2 cup Turbinado sugar 6 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2-3 drops cinnamon fragrance oil 2 (0.5 ltr) glass containers with lid In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together. 30 Bedazzling Beauty Tips. Step up your looks with these 30 simple tips that make a big difference -- and get noticed: Clever cover-up.

30 Bedazzling Beauty Tips

If you get stranded without your concealer, check the cap of your foundation -- the makeup that has collected there will be thick and perfect for covering up flaws. DIY dye. If you've dyed your hair at home and the result is too tame, take a second box and dilute it in equal parts with shampoo. Lather on your hair and let it sit for fiveminutes before rinsing. Silky legs. Roller hair. TLC Style "50 All Natural Beauty Products You Can Make Yourself". The kitchen spa. Help your skin survive unpredictable weather with these two essential steps: exfoliation and moisturization.

The kitchen spa

Skin-cell buildup leads to dryness, poor circulation and blemishes. Exfoliation eliminates these dead cells, revealing fresh skin that is better able to absorb moisture. And guys, take note: While men’s skin tends to be oilier than women’s, men may be more prone to epidermal dehydration. Food: Avocado Purpose: Moisturizer The scoop: Loaded with vitamins A, B, C and E, as well as potassium and fat, avocado is the perfect moisturizer. Recipe: Take a spent avocado peel and using gentle upward strokes, lightly massage your face with the inside of the peel. Food: Cucumber. How to Make Your Own Beauty Products from Scratch - Lifestyle. Let's keep things simple this week.

How to Make Your Own Beauty Products from Scratch - Lifestyle

When it comes to personal-care products, we are big believers in streamlining what you use—see "Eight Products You Think You Need But Don't" for a refresher—buying less in general, and getting creative. We have both always loved experimenting in our kitchens and our bathrooms, checking ingredients in products we love, isolating the main ones, and then trying them on their own. Sometimes it works: A favorite hair leave-in contained aloe, for example, so one day we tried aloe alone and found that, lo and behold, it worked just fine on its own. And sometimes it didn't. Over the years we have tried dozens of DIY beauty recipes to find ones we like—and that work. Simple body scrub Honey face wash We already told you about our new favorite homemade face wash last week but here's the recipe: In the palm of your hand, combine a tablespoon of raw, unfiltered honey with a half a tablespoon of baking soda, mix it together, and apply to damp skin.

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