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Beauty DIY on Pinterest. Essential Oils on Pinterest. 7 DIY Crayon Lipsticks to Make Now. Around here, we love DIY beauty goodies and lipstick in equal measure.

7 DIY Crayon Lipsticks to Make Now

After seeing DIY crayon lipstick recipes around the web, we decided it was time to put our own spin on it. We tried a few different formulas, perfected the concoction, and came up with eight must-have color combinations using a trusty 64-pack of Crayola Crayons. And yep, this recipe is pretty safe. Crayons are made mostly of paraffin (found in most lipsticks or chapsticks) and non-toxic, food-grade pigments for a reason—if a kid decides to eat a crayon, it shouldn’t do much damage beyond a stomachache. Better than lead or other potential toxins, right? Follow along to make your favorite (or favorites—you’ll probably want to do this more than once). You Will Need • 1 whole crayon or a combo of one or more colors, equal to one crayon. Steps 1: Choose your colors! 2: Remove the paper wrapping from the crayons. 3: Put your oil and shea butter, plus a drop or two of essential oil if using, in the ladle first.

60 DIY Beauty Products You Should Start Making. You can save a bundle on beauty products when you make them on your own at home.

60 DIY Beauty Products You Should Start Making

Some of these recipes show you how to use simple ingredients that are low cost, while others show you how to stretch out high-quality ingredients so they last longer, saving you money that way. Skincare. Skincare for the Medieval Woman SKINCARE - HERBAL REMEDIES FOR CLEAR SKIN By the 12th century, cosmetics appeared to be in regular use in medieval Europe.


Because of the nature of their ingredients, cosmetics and many skin care preparations were dispensed by apocatharies and doctors. A late 13th century treatise from France, L'Ornament des Dames includes information on hair colouring as well as long-favoured facial enhancements. Aldobrandino of Siena produced a work Regime du Corps which also included advice on skincare. Skincare Smooth white skin was highly regarded in the medieval period as the most beautiful of all kinds. Clear skin was particularly held in high esteem because frequent smallpox epidemics left many of the population with unattractive pockmarks. Shown at left is a cosmetic mirror from the late 13th century. As well as herbal remedies, gemstones were used to make potions and ungents for promoting fair skin and removing pimples. Herbal remedies for clear skin Mixers Juices.

DIY Lotion Bars. A couple of weeks ago I decided to try making my own lotion bars.

DIY Lotion Bars

They turned out really well, so I thought I’d share my recipe. 1/4 cup beeswax, chopped or grated 1/4 cup cocoa butter, chopped or grated 1/4 cup coconut oil 1 Tablespoon almond oil 1 Tablespoon jojoba oil In a microwaveable bowl or cup, heat the beeswax and cocoa butter in short bursts (about 30 seconds each), until they melt. Male Grooming. Beauty is Pain - Horrifying Beauty Practices Throughout History. They say beauty is pain, but this saying isn't a recent adoption.

Beauty is Pain - Horrifying Beauty Practices Throughout History

Plucking the hair from one's eyebrows and chemical peels that burn away a layer of skin for a smooth face seem like a tiny pin prick compared to some of the things women have done throughout history to look beautiful. Some of these practices are downright barbaric, but the fashion of the time demanded that old timey fashionistas conform or be ostracized from their social circles. Today is not so different in that respect, but those who constantly demand to be in the fashion should be glad there is no need to bind their feet or crack their rib cages. Warning: Some images may be disturbing. Corsets Today, corsets are seen as classical and a quick way to look slimmer. Too bad the practice of using corsets fell out of style, though. Face Powder Made From Lead The 1700s were a gross time. So what did the rich and powerful do?

Foot Binding Belladonna in the Eyes Of course, it also resulted in blindness from extended use. Tapeworms.


Tips. Bath. Scrubs. Eyes. Nails. Facts About Anti Aging Skincare. DIY Luxury Solid Perfumes. By April MacKinnon of Anointment Natural Skin Care Seeing the green of spring crop up all around me is putting a new bounce in my step.

DIY Luxury Solid Perfumes

I’m looking forward to shedding layers of winter clothes and sprucing up my wardrobe and look! Inspired by the aromas of freshly mowed grass and lilacs in bloom, here is a tutorial for a little do-it-yourself luxury – solid perfume. Solid perfumes can be customized to any taste using essential oil blends or fragrance oils. My personal preference is to use high quality essential oils. To make your own solid perfumes you will need: Coconut oil (available in health food stores) or another carrier oil such as extra virgin olive oil or sweet almond oil. 1. 10 drops vanilla 10 drops lavender 5 drops sweet orange 5 drops ylang ylang This made a floral, slightly earthy scent 2. 3. 4.

This recipe makes about 6 g of final product. Bonus tip: Create a combination of lavender and peppermint and apply to temples to help relieve headache pain.