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Easy Heatless Hair Styles! (great for layered/medium length hair too!) Flawless Face: How To Contour & Highlight Your Face. Flawless skin and a skillfully sculpted face is not only a red carpet requirement, but it’s also a makeup must in the fashion world.

Flawless Face: How To Contour & Highlight Your Face

Technique is everything when contouring the face and knowing where to apply the appropriate makeup is key. That’s why we’ve asked makeup mastermind Afton Williams (LA-based makeup artist) to weigh in on the topic of creating a contoured face. According to Williams, “The first step to creating a sculpted face, is knowing where to contour. It’s the one thing you can add to your daily routine that will make a huge difference.” With Afton’s expert help, we put together the easy-to-follow contouring diagram pictured above. What products should I use? Putting the correct products to use is just as important as the placement itself.

Bronzer Bronzer should enhance your complexion so pick something that compliments the natural pigments in your skin. Pro Tip: Look for multi-use palettes such as Lancôme’s Blush Subtil Palette. Highlighter Blush Photo: Thickstock. Tips For Great Eyelashes. Okay hot momma’s, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and in honor of the holiday I thought we’d do a little beauty lesson – you know, just in case some of you have a sitter, which I do not :).

Tips For Great Eyelashes

Plus, we’ve learned that batting those lashes is a sure way to get what we want right? So they best be in top form for maximum performance. I am not coming with this advice from a naturally curled lash goddess perspective. Nope, I have quite possibly the straightest lashes you’ve ever seen. So straight in fact, they point down. I have one tip in particular that just might change your life, for when your lashes have the power to channel your inner Marylin, good things happen :). Okay, let’s get straight to the good stuff. The Tools I Use mascara – I could do a dedicated post on the best types, but for the curl challenged, you want a “dry” mascara with a curled wand. Set The Stage First, you want to start with a clean face, including clean lashes. Using The Eyelash Curler There you have it!

Homemade Hand Cream — Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara. Sometimes those taking my classes bring me gifts.

Homemade Hand Cream — Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara

Gifts are never expected but are always appreciated .. especially the ones that have special meaning . . like things people who read the blog know I collect. Homemade gifts are always special too. Last week a lady gave me a little Glad container of homemade hand cream. This may be TMI but my feet crack . . badly! It’s probably because I hate wearing shoes and am almost always barefooted. The lady gave me the recipe for it and mom and I made a batch last night. Homemade Hand Cream: 16 oz. baby lotion 8 oz. Mix with electric mixer til it resembles icing. Put in containers. So easy to make, inexpensive and wonderful!

10 Biggest Beauty Myths About Your Nails. 10 Biggest Beauty Myths About Your Nails Share This: Share Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Pinterest MYTH: Nails Need to Breathe No, they do not.

10 Biggest Beauty Myths About Your Nails

Listen ladies, there are a few things you may have been told over the years about your nails that simply aren't true. Well we've got a list of 10 beauty myths about your nails that are just as false as the forever-crossed doom, and some of them might surprise you. Click through the gallery above to see the 10 biggest myths regarding your nails, and never be fooled again!

Improve your diet - 50 hair tips. Goodtoknow Wellbeing Subscribe to our magazine Get the digital edition Download our app Saved recipes | Log in | Register | Welcome!

Improve your diet - 50 hair tips

50 hair tips Share0 Tweet0 Email0 Improve your diet To strengthen your hair, you need to eat a high protein diet, particularly at breakfast and lunch, so jam-pack your diet full of omega-3 fatty acids such as oily fish and walnuts to keep your hair feeling stronger and looking glossier! Previous 50/51 Next Your comments comments powered by Disqus Browse our other pictures See full list More Beauty Celebs without make-up Weird beauty treatments you won't believe! Anti-ageing foods 30 beauty stocking fillers under £5 15 best lip balms facebook twitter Goodtoknow on Twitter Follow @goodtoknow google+ Sign up for our newsletter Most liked on Facebook this month 30-day squat challenge 8 detox juice recipe ideas 10 ways to prevent grey hair Why water is so good for you The 5:2 Diet: how to lose weight in 2014 Do you get 'hangry'? Home Shop Contact us Archive Subscribe Digital Editions.

Online Shopping on a Budget. Updated!

Online Shopping on a Budget

: Do you go online shopping often? Do you fill up your virtual cart with adorable clothes only to reach the checkout portion and cancel the order because of: 1) overall expense 2) extreme shipping cost 3) sizing concerns or 4) "Maybe I don't need that... " Yes, I find myself doing this just about once a week. Also, I get sick of checking the same three bargain clothing stores. Forever21, your clothes are still adorable, but I don't know how many bodycon dresses my thighs can squeeze into. Enjoy! Sites like forever 21, websites like forever 21, stores like forever 21, sites like forever21, stores like forever21. How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks.

What can ruin our body image just as easily as cellulite?

How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks

If your answer was stretch marks you are correct! Stretch marks look like small white scars under the skin. Why do these tiny scars appear? They are caused when the internal layers of your skin are ruptured. When stretch marks initially appear they will be reddish in color. Unfortunately, it is considered impossible to remove white stretch marks on your own. How can you get rid of stretch marks at home?

Two very useful procedures for the removal of stretch marks are glass cupping massages and coffee peeling. The glass cupping massage is a technique which will need to be performed daily for 20 – 30 minutes each day. Coffee peeling should be performed after a hot shower and before the massage. What plastic surgery and professional salon procedures can help remove stretch marks? Meso Therapy Medication is injected into the afflicted area using very thing needles. TCA EasyPeel This is a medical procedure used to heal scars.

Coconut Oil Scalp Treatment. One of the first things we learned in cosmetology school was how to do a scalp treatment, and for good reason.

Coconut Oil Scalp Treatment

For all the benefits they provide, I think it’s crazy they aren’t a regular part of our “beauty” routines. We’ll scrub, rub, and moisturize every square inch of our body, but the scalp tends to be neglected. Of all the at home diy treatments you can do, a scalp treatment is of the easiest – and seriously one of the best. They feel amazing, get rid of flakes, and promote fast and healthy hair growth. Catch me after the jump, I’ll have you scrubbin’ your head in no time, with a couple things you have around your house! Diy All Natural Scalp Treatment I have a friend from childhood that was my ever faithful guinea pig during beauty school.

Before we talk about the how, let’s talk about the why. Why Scalp Treatments Are Important Here are just a few reasons that a scalp treatment should be a part of your regular beauty routine: Convinced you yet? How To Do A Scalp Treatment Supplies. 5 Tips for Shopping at Forever 21 (From a Former Employee) Forever21 is one of the most popular (and ubiquitous) retail stores for young women. And why shouldn’t it be, when it offers affordable, trendy clothes? However, shopping at Forever can often be a difficult experience, especially at the big-box locations. As a former employee of the company, I feel there a few Forever-specific shopping tips that need to be shared with the general public. If you’re a regular Forever customer, you may already be well aware of these things, but if you’re not, I hope this list helps. 1) You will never get your money back. So, if you buy an item from the store, make sure you either adore it or wouldn’t mind exchanging it for another Forever21 item, because it doesn’t matter how hostile you get with a manager; you will notget your money back. 2) Browse through the accessory sections AFTER you visit the fitting rooms. 3) Clothing can NOT be taken off of a mannequin. 4) There is some method to the madness. 5) You get what you pay for.

What do you think? Coconut Oil Moisture Treatment. Free $10 credit from Vitacost who carries coconut oil!

Coconut Oil Moisture Treatment

You know how much we love coconut oil around here (if you don’t, see this post). We found a brilliant new way to use it. The best part, we have also found a coupon to make it dirt cheap {yes that is a $10 off coupon we just found for it. You are welcome ;)}. Or you can find it there for a great price. We are all dying to have beautiful, healthy hair right? I have a cure; a secret that I stumbled on this year! I have been using coconut oil in my personal skin care since I was 16.

In a desperate search to find a cure for my brittle hair, I came across a few articles recommending coconut oil as a moisture treatment. Scoop out a handful of organic virgin coconut oil. Flip your head upside down and slowly spread the oil through your hair. Once your hair is soaked with oil, twist your hair into a bun or ponytail. Cover your hair with a shower cap. Once your time is up wash and condition your hair as you normally would.

Like This Post? Homemade Body Wraps. Here's how to create the proper conditions for an homemade effective body wrap; eliminate toxins from your body with these homemade body wrap recipes to banish cellulite and get smooth, supple skin.

Homemade Body Wraps

Honey and Lemon Body Wrap This body wrap is effective not only for essential skin care but also for cellulite.The ingredients will enhance blood circulation on the surface of the skin: Squeeze the lemon and grate the zest into a bowl. Add it gradually to 5 tbs of honey, stir the mixture will. As the paste is ready add some sea salt. Finally dip a towel into the lotion and wrap the critical areas with it. Chocolate Body Wrap Recipe This body wrap will give an amazing olfactory experience!

Almond Oil and Essential Oils Body Wrap Mix 2 cups of almond oil with 8 drops of grapefruit essential oil and 2 drops of lavender, juniper berry, fennel and/or thyme essential oils. Make sure you're not allergic to the ingredients you are using to make your homemade body wraps. 7 ways to get rid of dark circles/ANY type of scar/Stretch Marks. These 7 ways I am sharing, are the MOST EFFECTIVE ways that makes those ridiculous scars disappear, no matter what type they are (acne scars, tissue scars etc).

Make sure you are NOT allergic to any of the ingredients I am going to mention. 1st Solution: (For dark circles and scars) You Need: 1/2 tsp Turmeric 1 tsp yogurt (at least 10% fat) 4-5 drops Lemon Juice Directions: You can find turmeric powder in any Asian/Indian stores. 2nd Solution: (For Dark circles, scars and stretch marks) You Need: Aloe Vera Gel Directions: You can find this gel at any drugs stores/pharmacies. 3rd Solution: (For scars and stretch marks) You Need: 1 tbsp Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 tsp turmeric powder/ gram flour Mix them well and apply it on the scar. 4th Solution: (For scars only) You Need: A slice of lemon Just rub it on the scar in circular motions. 5th Solution: (For dark circles, scars and stretch marks) You Need: Cocoa Butter You can find this at any drugstores/pharmacies.

Bio-Oil I hope it works on you all. Lighter shades - 50 hair tips. It's important to remember that the more 'grey' coverage you have the lighter your overall shade will appear, so be careful when choosing a colour not to jump straight back to your old colour. People will have got used to the 'softer you' so start off with a tone one to two shades lighter than your original. This way you'll be able to keep the softer tone but slowly re-introduce warmth and intensity back into your hair without making too much of a statement. Jonathan Long, Clairol Nice 'n Easy Colour Advisor. Nail Fungus: What It Is & How To Treat It. Sounds awful doesn’t it: fungus. Yuck! This is an infection along the lines of athlete’s foot in that it can happen to anyone, no matter how particular they are about personal cleanliness and grooming.

It’s caused by organisms that find their way underneath a nail. You can pick it up at a beauty salon (if they aren’t cleaning tools properly), at the gym, public showers, etc. People who are more susceptible to it are those whose feet sweat regularly, have diabetes, poor circulation or are elderly but it’s not uncommon to pick it up after some sort of chipping, splitting or damage has occurred. Is it contagious? How to tell if your nail has it: Color will likely change to yellow, brown or even black, may have white streaks or patches.It can become brittle, ragged and flaky or become quite thick.Can smell funky or is painful. Confirming an infection: Your doctor will do a scraping for testing. Home Remedies To Try Prevention Tips. Helpful Series: Ace Your Face (Pt. 1) Originally published on January 23, 2010 Mrs. Prairie Dog nominates Mrs. Rainbow’s amazing makeup tutorials for the Weddingbee Helpful Series. Mrs. PD says, “I nominate Mrs. Miss Rainbow here, reporting for duty.

It’s tutorial time, yet again! First and foremost, start with a clean face (please excuse my no makeup face). Next, I make my signature cocktail. No, this has nothing to do with weddings, alcohol, or cute little umbrellas. Source, source, source Good ol’ cheapo Cetaphil moisturizer, MAC Studio Fix Fluid SPF15, and what’s that in the middle? I always apply my makeup with clean fingers. Source A DuoFiber, or “skunk brush” as some people so lovingly call it. Next, concealer. Source Make Up For Ever HD Powder. (Left: smooth and even, yet natural. Follow these steps to get a long-lasting flawless face. Stick around for Ace You Face (pt 2) Contouring! Do you have any makeup tips, trick, or money saving secrets? Catch up on Weddingbee’s “Helpful Posts” Series! Mrs. Age: Location: Tampa Venue: 27 Nail Hacks For The Perfect DIY Manicure. 12 Creative Ideas for Clear Skin. Best Nail Polish Trick I Know! How to break in your shoes in less than 2 minutes.

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