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Home Spa Recipe Treatments - Natural Beauty Recipes at WomansDay. Who says you have to spend a fortune on pricey organic beauty products to reap the benefits of nature’s best ingredients?

Home Spa Recipe Treatments - Natural Beauty Recipes at WomansDay

Some of the finest all-natural beauty remedies can be whipped up at home using basic items you probably already have in your kitchen. To give you some ideas, we got beauty experts to share their favorite “recipes” for curing common skin and hair gripes using equally common pantry staples. So go whip open the cabinet doors, tally up what you’ve got in there and get cookin’—in a matter of minutes, you’ll look good enough to eat. 1. PotatoesFrench fries may not be great for your thighs, but raw potatoes make for an excellent skin-brightening scrub, says Shobha Tummala, owner of the Shobha salons in New York City. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. All photos by Shutterstock. Natural Beauty Remedies - DIY Beauty. Want to banish undereye circles in the blink of an eye?

Natural Beauty Remedies - DIY Beauty

Pass the parsley. It's rich in vitamin K, a nutrient that, when applied topically, reduces blood flow to the eye area—a key factor in the formation of circles, says Kansas City, Missouri—based dermatologist Audrey Kunin, MD, founder of DERMAdoctor. "Over time, the fatty layer of skin under your eyes thins out, which, in turn, makes underlying blood vessels more visible," she explains.

"Their slightly bluish color is what creates the illusion of circles underneath the eyes. " To fight back, try this recipe from Wohrle once a week: Brightening Eye Mask 1 small handful of fresh parsley2 Tbsp plain yogurt Place parsley and yogurt (which has a cooling and hydrating effect on skin) into a food processor. 5 Relaxing, Rejuvenating Bath Recipes - Perfect Alternatives to Bubbles.

So, by now you’ve probably come to terms with bubble baths not necessarily being the healthiest , most nourishing alternative for your skin.

5 Relaxing, Rejuvenating Bath Recipes - Perfect Alternatives to Bubbles

C’est la vie, crunchy people. C’est la vie. Life goes on, and in much more luxurious, relaxing ways. Here are your 5 ideas to turn your bathtime into a grown-up spa fit for a queen. Or a Kardashian. Or you. Each of them serve a beautifying purpose, and each of them are (of course) environmentally friendly and 100% natural. If it was good enough for Cleopatra, it's good enough for you. You may have heard of Cleopatra. As cliche as it may sound, bathing in milk and honey is a fantastic way to get soft, supple skin – all over your body.

The key is to use full-fat milk (or powdered milk) and pure honey. How to take a milk and honey bath: Pour 1-2 cups of milk (or 1/2 c. full-fat powdered milk) and 1/2 c. honey under running, warm water. My skin ... it's full of stars. This stuff makes you feel sooooo good. What does magnesium do? It’s just … softening. Banish Blemishes, Fight Flaky Skin and 8 Other Ways to Get Gorgeous Skin This Summer! A Splendid Assemblage. DIY Lengthening Mascara. There are oodles of haircare products available.

DIY Lengthening Mascara

Between oils and deep-conditioners, it's really easy to keep our manes in tip top shape. But what about our eyelashes? They are technically hair as well, and although we love falsies, wouldn't it be nice if your real lashes were super long? If you want long and healthy lashes, look no further, because we've created a DIY lengthening mascara that'll do just that!

What You'll Need First, wash an old mascara or nail polish container and fill with: 1/4 of the container with Castor Oil1/2 Vitamin E Oil1/4 Aloe Vera Gel Mix the concoction together as well as you can with your mascara wand. And you're done! While you wait for your own to grow, try out some of these crazy temporary lashes. Also try out some of these fun braids to match your plump new lashes. Secrets learned at makeup artist school. You could say that I have a love/hate relationship with makeup.

Secrets learned at makeup artist school

Some days I enjoy playing with all the different colors and get excited when my smoky eye turns out perfectly. But then there are those days when my liner refuses to go on straight, my bronzer makes me look like an Asian Snookie, or my lashes refuse to curl. That's when I want to toss my makeup bag out my bathroom window. I had one of those days last week, and after walking into work wearing two very different winged tips on my eyes, my editor assigned me a new story: Go to makeup school and write about it.

Want to see the best techniques I picked up without spending the thousands of dollars (and crazy amount of time) it takes to go to makeup school yourself? Lesson No. 1: Spend some bucks on your tools At Napoleon Perdis' Makeup Academy in Hollywood, Rebecca Prior, NP's National Educator, begins the first lesson by introducing us to our tools. Here are the eight basic brushes you need: 1. Homemade Face Mask Recipe - Homemade Facial Masks. 10 of the Best Drug Store Beauty Buys. I have an apology to make: I used to be one of those girls behind the makeup counter of a big, fancy department store selling you over-priced beauty products.

10 of the Best Drug Store Beauty Buys

While I won’t say which brand I worked for, I can tell you that my uniform consisted of all black and way too much makeup. Hey, it was the 90’s, after all. Well, I’m here to make amends. Because, you see, not all department store makeup is better than the drug store version. In fact, a lot of drug store makeup is way better than the junk being sold in the department stores. The beauty industry is full of people pushing products that they don’t stand behind 100%. Also, celebrities rarely endorse products because, like the rest of us, they aren’t always picture perfect and no cosmetic company wants to be represented by someone who actually looks like the rest of us common folk.

So, to make up for the error in my ways, I am sharing ten of my all-time favorite drug store beauty buys with you. L’Oréal Volumnious Mascara in Carbon Black. How to Make Your Own Beauty Products from Scratch. Let's keep things simple this week.

How to Make Your Own Beauty Products from Scratch

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. » 6 super-weird beauty tricks that work wonders The Beauty Gypsy. Shave and Save on Women's Razors. Experts show you how to cut back on the costs of women's razors.

Shave and Save on Women's Razors

Women's razors can come with a variety of features -- multiple blades, gel strips, etc. -- many of which also increase their cost. Every woman is looking for a close, comfortable shave, but which products offer the best blades for your buck? These days, drugstore shelves are lined with various models that come with extra conveniences and added moisture strips, but the truth is, almost all razors do the exact same thing.

In fact, studies show that adding more blades doesn't add any extra closeness to your shave, and gels rub off quickly. So, the best way to save on the product is by making them last longer. So, the next time you get tempted to buy that pretty pearlized pink option, think again. Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (21) Posted by: Cathy on Oct 06, 2012 Tagged in: Untagged I saw this idea a few times on the Martha Stewart site and I would really like to make these as stocking stuffers this Christmas.

Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (21)

It seems like such an easy thing to do and would really take no longer than baking a cake. I have some lovely old jars that I could place these in too which would really make it a lovely gift for someone. Materials: Baking soda Cornstarch Citric acid Spritzer bottles Food coloring Glass bowl Essential oil Baking molds 1. 2. 3. If you wanted to have a different shape, you simply just need to use a different mold, like ice-cube molds. This would give you a different way of being able to package them, like putting them in jars. Source For tutorials on how to market yourself online, go here. Submit tutorials here for free and get more traffic. Exposed muscle halloween makeup. It is the first week of October!!!

Exposed muscle halloween makeup

It is starting to feel like fall… pumpkin flavored everything is in full swing, leather jackets and sweaters are being dusted off and…….Halloween will be here soon! I decided last month that I wanted to do some Halloween makeup tutorials because not only will it possibly be able to help some of you wanting to concentrate heavily on your makeup this year but it also gives me the chance to branch out, try some different techniques and have some fun! I decided to have my first look be a bit gory which is why I settled on this exposed face muscle look.

I also wanted to introduce some latex techniques in because the possibilities with it are endless and it is soooo easy to use. This look actually only required three things: grease paint, latex and tissue. Products Used: Grease paint in red, white and black, latex or eyelash glue, not pictured: tissues Clean the skin. Step 1: Rip up your tissue into some jagged pieces, make different sizes. Step 2: Step 3: Ok. 8 Easy Home Remedies for Acne - Skin and Beauty Center. The ingredients to clear acne may be as close as your kitchen cabinet. Homemade acne treatments include facial masks made from lemon juice, cucumber, and honey. You might be surprised to find that you already have several acne treatments right in your own home — and in your kitchen of all places. Common foods and ingredients, such as cucumbers, oatmeal, grapes, and yeast, can be mixed into a facial mask and turned into acne remedies. Giving yourself a homemade facial may help you prevent or clear acne and keep skin glowing, moisturized, and healthy.

Fran E. Grape Cleanser Grab a few fresh grapes from your fridge, and you've got an easy facial cleanser. Cucumber Face Mask "Make a paste by blending one small cucumber and 1 cup of oatmeal," says Cook-Bolden. Cucumber Face Pack This cooling, soothing mask will help smooth your skin, which can often feel rough from acne. Simple Honey Mask Before applying this mask, rinse your face with warm water to open up pores, says Cook-Bolden. Oatmeal Facial. DIY beauty treatments you can make in your own kitchen.

Most girly girls dream of a collection of lotions and potions with fancy French labels, but a trip to the produce aisle can be a super natural way to treat your skin free from scary science lab ingredients. Equally exciting, making your own sugar scrub is a heck of a lot easier on your wallet than buying one. Most of these beauty recipes below are cheap, cheap, cheap, but the question is: would you be up for smearing banana on your face or bathing in egg whites? 1. Detoxifying Bath Salts ¾ cup Epsom salts ¼ cup baking soda 4 drops of grapefruit essential oil (or scent of your choice) Combine dry ingredients in a bowl. 2. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and thoroughly blend. 3. Blitz all ingredients in a blender or food processor for an antioxidant rich scrub. 4. ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup grapeseed oil (olive oil would be great, too) splash of vanilla extract Stir to combine and slough away!

5. In a medium-sized bowl, combine all ingredient. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Prime Venom - Lip Plumper with a Matte Finish. Plump, prime and condition your lips with DuWop's newest addition, Prime Venom. DuWop has created the first matte finish plumping balm infused with the now famous Lip Venom formula. Prime Venom is a satin matte lip balm that leaves your lips supple and conditioned while acting as a primer to help lipsticks go on smoother and last longer. Now you can have the venom tingle and plumping even when you don't want the shine. Worn under lipstick or gloss, Prime Venom leaves the lips conditioned, fuller and smoothes out the fine lines that can stop lip color from looking its best. Prime Venom also flushes the lips with natural color so that you don't have to wear lipstick at all if you choose not to. 5 Natural Ways to Remove Blackheads. You know how, if your pants fall down just a little tiny bit when you’re leaning over and a millimeter of your crack shows?

A MILLIMETER? Everyone can see that. Everyone sees it. Even the men in the space station. Blackheads are not like that. Still, they’re annoying. Let’s make that happen. Blackheads are just pimples that don’t have skin over them. All you have to do is clean out your pores, and the blackheads are gone. If you’re prone to blackheads, I have some good and bad news for you. The good news is, people with oily skin and large pores don’t wrinkle as quickly (because our skin is VERY good at replenishing the oils). 1. There are so many things you can use to exfoliate and remove blackheads with. Right now. My favorite is: Especially for oily skin and getting rid of blackheads. You could also use: Baking soda and water, lemon juice and sugar, or salt and sour cream. How you do it: Simply combine your “scrubby” ingredient with your liquid/wet ingredient until you have a thin paste. How to Get Rid of Acne: 16 steps (with pictures)

Treating at HomeTreating at a Dermatologist’s or SpaTreating Acne with Lifestyle Changes Edited by Troy, Tom Viren, Ben Rubenstein, Alison King and 258 others Most people find themselves suffering from an acne outbreak at some point, whether it's due to hormones or stress. Contrary to popular belief, pimples don't necessarily mean your skin is dirty or unclean — in fact, over-cleansing can irritate your skin even more. However, hormones aren't uncontrollable, and there are simple changes you can make to eliminate your breakouts. You can have your glowing, healthy, and pimple-free skin back in no time.

Ad Steps Method 1 of 3: Treating at Home 1Wash your face twice daily. 13Always apply a moisturizer. Method 2 of 3: Treating at a Dermatologist’s or Spa 1Get a facial. 6Use prescription drugs. Method 3 of 3: Treating Acne with Lifestyle Changes 1Exercise regularly. 9Use oil-free makeup. Tips Warnings Wear sunscreen if you apply topical acne treatments like salicylic acid. Article Info. Homemade Hair Treatments - At Home DIY Hair Treatments. A NEW TWIST. X Out™ Acne Wash-In Treatment. Homemade Tips — Organic Makeup and Skin Care. "One Good Thing" by Jillee: Homemade Coconut Milk and Coconut Milk SHAMPOO (Revised) Hiphopsideproject - StumbleUpon. YOU ASKED FOR IT… - StumbleUpon.

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