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Xiaxue.blogspot.com - Everyone's reading it. Homemade "Clorox" Disinfecting Wipes. TIPPED OUT. All photos: Kristin Ess + thebeautydepartment.com post designed by kristin ess Lots of emails this week asking for a tutorial on Lauren’s temporary bright colors.

TIPPED OUT

Here I’ve replicated the process for you in 7 steps on an extension. While I never recommend bleaching out the ends of your hair at home, if you want to do the fun colors yourself, maybe get the tips bleached out by a pro + then play with the temporary colors on your own. The best things about this color– you’re able to hide it in a bun for work if you need to, AND you’re only doing a couple of inches on the bottom so it won’t kill you to cut it off if you get over it quickly. TOOLS: highlighting comb, clips, foils, color brush, hair bleach with the appropriate volume (always seek a professional when using bleach), light pink color, dark pink color, light blue, dark blue, clear gloss.

Step 1 Highlight the tips of the hair using hair bleach with the correct volume. Step 3 Shampoo and lightly condition bleach out of the hair. Dermatologist Shares Her DIY Skin Care Recipes. With the cold, wet weather forcing you indoors, winter is the perfect time to test a new DIY recipe. And we've got a slew of fantastic options! Beautylish chatted with Beverly Hills dermatologist Ava Shamban, M.D., for all-natural skin care recipes from her new book Heal Your Skin: The Breakthrough Plan for Renewal. Check out a few our favorites below. Oatmeal Foot and Hand Soak 3 cups milk2 cups water4 cups oats2 tbsp honey Place milk, water, and oats in a saucepan on the stove.

This recipe cleanses, exfloiates, and soothes. Potato Compress potato (organic, if possible) Cool potato in the refrigerator for an hour or two. Move over, cucumbers! Coconut and Rosemary Cream ½ cup base lotion1 Tbsp coconut oil1 tsp avocado oil10 drops rosehip oil “The treatment is ideal for people who have dry to severely dry skin, because the oils in this cream act as moisturizing emollients,” says Dr. Exfoliating Body Scrub. Morning Bump!

Exfoliating Body Scrub

Originally posted on 10/19/2011: I had a proud “Mom Moment” last week when my daughter decided to give making her own Body Scrub a try. Believe me, I don’t take credit for that girl’s incredible intelligence (well, maybe a teeny, tiny bit), but I do like to think I’ve been an example of how easy it is and how much sense it makes to make your own products for home, health and beauty. I’ve never been one to use body scrubs with any regularity. As a matter of fact, this was probably only the 2nd or 3rd time I’ve tried one…..EVER. Last week we were making preparations for my son’s wedding when Britta came across the idea of making her own body scrub as a special pampering treatment before the big day. She LOVED the results! The “RECIPE” is basically a 2-to-1 ratio of sugar to coconut oil and as many drop of essential oil as you like. You should end up with something looking like this. Wow! Lemon (Or Lime) Sugar (Or Salt) Scrub Ingredients: I get breakouts under my skin. Can you please give me at home recipes to reduce or remove them!!!!

Oily/Acne Prone Skin: Apple Zinger Facial Mask Take 1 medium size apple, grated fine, 5 tbs. honey.

I get breakouts under my skin. Can you please give me at home recipes to reduce or remove them!!!!

Mix the grated apple and honey well. Smooth over skin and let sit for 15 minutes. Rinse off with cool water. Oily/Blemished Skin: Tomato Remedy Blend 1 tomato, 1 tsp. lemon juice, and 1 Tbsp instant style oatmeal until just combined, in a paste. Apply to blemished skin, making sure the mixture is thick enough to stay in place. Oily/Normal Skin: Seawater Wash your face twice a day in warm, salty water. Oily Skin/Large Pores: Tomato Juice Plain tomato juice can be applied for about 15-20 minutes. Oily Skin/Large Pores: Citrus Skin You need lemon juice and orange juice. Exfoliating: Honey Yogurt Facial Scrub Mix 1 teaspoon of granulated sugar with ½ teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of plain yogurt.

Exfoliating: Oatmeal Oatmeal when mashed not only acts as a great scrub but also effectively soaks away the excess oil from your face.