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60 DIY Beauty Products You Should Start Making. 30 Ways to Use Coconut Oil, the World's Best Cruelty-Free Cure-All. There are hundreds of ways to incorporate coconut oil into your daily cruelty-free routine.

30 Ways to Use Coconut Oil, the World's Best Cruelty-Free Cure-All

Love the smell of coconut? Try unrefined oil for a light fragrance, or use refined oil when you prefer no scent. Here are our top 30 ways to use coconut oil: 1. Toothpaste (for animals and humans): Combine equal parts baking soda and coconut oil. 2. 3. 4. 1 Tbsp. coconut oil 1/4 cup sea salt 1/4 cup organic sugar 1 Tbsp. lemon juice Couple of drops essential oil (if you want it to be scented) Combine the ingredients and apply to skin. 8 Bizarre Beauty Tricks - Odd Beauty Routines. Whether it's for antiaging creams, acne medicine or exfoliating scrubs, American women spend a bundle on maintaining their beauty.

8 Bizarre Beauty Tricks - Odd Beauty Routines

In fact, a 2008 YWCA report found that U.S. women dole out around $7 billion—roughly $100 per month—on cosmetics and beauty products. But there’s a select group who prefer to go the old-fashioned route, choosing cheaper skincare methods that use household goods. From removing makeup with vegetable shortening to dabbing hemorrhoid cream under the eyes, discover eight of the most bizarre ways women bolster their beauty routines.

No Stubble Left Behind Reality TV star Caroline Manzo brought shaving to light on an episode of Real Housewives of New Jersey. Get Basted And here we thought cooking spray was for our skillet! Wipe Away the Puffiness In addition to dazzling eyeshadows and lustrous bronzers, every makeup artist has hemorrhoid cream in her arsenal. Jolt Cellulite into Submission Sorry, Marilyn—on most busy days, coffee is actually a girl’s best friend. The Dark Side of the Beauty Business. Out of the ordinary Beauty Tips that work. Use toothpaste on yellow nails.

Out of the ordinary Beauty Tips that work

This usually happens when you let nail polish stay on your nails for very long and when you’ve used cheap nail polish. Whiten them all up by rubbing toothpaste to remove the stains. You can also add a few drops of lemon for extra whitening, it’s a natural bleaching agent. See other uses of lemon with this POST. Use suntan oil to treat damaged hair.

Treat burns with milk. Make own Beuty Products. Let's keep things simple this week.

Make own Beuty Products

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.

Perfume Shave oil. How to Make Your Own Beauty Products from Scratch. Homemade Hair Treatments - At Home DIY Hair Treatments. Eggs, yogurt and honey are, at first glance, all components of a tasty breakfast—but they also happen to be hair treatment ingredients, and affordable, all-natural ones at that.

Homemade Hair Treatments - At Home DIY Hair Treatments

And they're not the only ones. Did you know, for instance, that the oils in avocados more closely resemble our own skin's oils than any product in the beauty aisle does? Or that the mild acidity in lemon is an effective—and gentler—alternative to chemical-laden products? Next time your locks need a lift, save money by using one of these kitchen fixes. 50 Insane Facts About Hair. I think it’s fair to say that today’s society is obsessed with hair.

50 Insane Facts About Hair

Almost every magazine has a hair trend section chronicling the do’s and dont’s of all hair types. It’s great that magazines list such a variety of hair, because hair can be a great way to reflect your personality. Feeling feisty? Go pixie short like Miley Cyrus. Or you can keep it natural like Solange Knowles. Luckily for you, today’s infographic lists some interesting facts about hair, including facts about: hair biology, hair color, and hair beauty routines. Share This Infographic Get Free Infographics Delivered to your Inbox.

Make Me Up. Skin. Natural Hair Dye, homemade hair color, for fashion sheep and trendsetters. Making and using your own Natural Hair Dye is waaaaay more fun than anything you can buy out there.

Natural Hair Dye, homemade hair color, for fashion sheep and trendsetters

And we’re not even speaking of the safety aspect, those store bought chemical hair dyes are packed with? …yes, 1000 points for you: Chemicals!! This is for all who want to keep it natural, obviously. These homemade hair dye recipes contain pure natural ingredients. That is a seriously safer alternative to those chemical paint jobs And yes, it will take you a bit longer to get to the same sort of result, because these natural hair color recipes are not as concentrated. Not only are they easy and fun to make, but also very affordable or downright cheap and you probably have the ingredients already somewhere in your kitchen cabinet Adding color never hurt anyone Not for Sheep…