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Free Formulas for Cosmetics and Skin Care

Free Formulas for Cosmetics and Skin Care
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Wax On, Wax Off - Homemade Hair Removal part 1 Unfortunately sisters Rebecca and Maggie come from a very hairy family. So when we saw recipes for homemade waxing we said, "OW!!" and then, "We gotta try this!" We spent Tuesday morning trying a couple different recipes with great results. If you have ever tried products like Nads, this recipe is just like that. Here's What You Need: 1 cup of sugar1/4 cup of honey1 ounce of lemon juicea drizzle of molasses (optional) You Will Also Need: cotton fabric strips (we used an old bed sheet) 3 in. x 10 in.popsicle stick or butter knife In a microwave safe bowl, mix all the ingredients together. Make sure the area you are going to wax is clean and dry. Now, using your Popsicle stick spread a very thin layer down your leg in the direction of the hair growth. Press your strip of into the sugar. Pull your skin taught. We did find that it took a little practice getting this technique down, but once we did we found it worked really well.

Iva Messy: DIY Eco Hairspray What you'll need You can mix it up however you like, use all three {lemons, limes and oranges} together or just mix lemons and oranges. If your hair is on the dry side you might want to only use oranges. If your hair is very dark {either naturally or you color it} you would probably want to avoid the lemon as it could lighten your hair, especially if you will be out in the sun. Steps 1) Cut into slices. 2) Combine slices in a pot with two cups of water. 3) Boil on low heat until about 1/2 of the liquid is left {about 30 minutes}. 4) Strain and let cool. 5) Pour into spray bottle and store in the fridge. *Optional add a few drops of a complimenting essential oil.

DIY Lengthening Mascara There are oodles of haircare products available. 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.

Easy, No-fail Homemade Soap Recipes HAND-MILLED SOAP MAKING RECIPES for SAGE SOAP Photo by Malene Thyssen Here is a soap that you can rebatch, call your own and here you are making soap without using lye or caustic soda. Therefore it is safe, fun and can be used for kids crafts too. Grate 2 cups of your chosen store-bought white soap, or your homemade Castile soap Place grated soap in a heat-resistant glass bowl Add 1/4 cup of water Take a pot of water simmer over a low heat. Remove from heat and add 1/4 cup rubbed sage. Take a suitable mold, such as an ice cream box, which as been pre-smeared in a thin coating of petroleum jelly to ensure that your soap will be released easily. Pour your soap into the mold and place in fridge to set. Once set remove from fridge and release from mold. Once your soap is dry, cut up your bars accordingly and wrap as desired. This is a basic homemade soap recipe that you can then use to substitute sage for oatmeal, add a teaspoon of saffron or paprika for coloring etc. Grate the soap. 4 oz olive oil

Lâcher prise et être là Arnaud Desjardins : Le lâcher-prise est un geste intérieur qui interfère avec notre manière habituelle de réagir. Certains lâcher-prise nécessitent une grande force de conviction, d'autres sont plus aisés à opérer. Puis vient un jour où nous constatons que le fait de lâcher est devenu permanent. On pourrait même dire que le lâcher-prise est devenu inutile car il n'y a plus de prise, plus d'appropriation de la réalité. Une détente s'est établie, nous sommes en contact avec la réalité, instant après instant, sans projections sur le futur, ce qui nous permet d'accomplir les actions qui nous paraissent justes et appropriées, dans le relatif. N. A. N. A. En aucun cas le mot lâcher-prise n'exclut l'action. L'état de paix avec le contexte extérieur créé par la paix intérieure n'exclut en rien l'action ! N. A. N. A. N. A. N. A. N. A. N. A. Pour aller plus loin : Questions sur la voie - Arnaud Desjardins : Entretien audio (). - Bienvenue sur la Voie - Arnaud Desjarinds - éd. la Table Ronde

Store-Bought Dry Shampoo? No! Crunch On This Instead Let’s get one thing straight, I’m no artist. You will see that below. What I am, though, is wondering what crazy rock I’ve been living under lately. I had no idea that companies had latched on to the dry shampoo idea, shoved chemicals in it, charged ridiculous amounts of money for it, and patted themselves on the back. Dry shampoo has been around for centuries, and it’s quick, easy and dagnabit cheap to make. Cornstarch. Yes. Let’s look at my high-tech, artistically crafted graphic now. As you can see, I suggest that perhaps store-bought dry shampoo is expensive and unnecessary. In the spirit of transparency, though, I have to admit I guessed on how much the homemade dry shampoo would cost you. As you can also see, I included other things on the list that you can use – cornmeal and ground oats. Before I go any further into my rant, though, let’s talk about why you would want to use a dry shampoo. What in Bacon’s Name is Dry Shampoo, Anyway? Picture this: It’s Monday morning. Related Posts:

How to make your own pore strips You know those Biore pore strips you buy at the drugstore for about $12 a pop? Yeah, those. Today I’m going to teach you how to make your own homemade pore strips. Why? I’m obsessed with beauty productsI’m obsessed with cheapHomemade {mostly} = cheap. Ready? Pore Strips Ingredients: Dudes, 2 ingredients and your pores will look like magic. 1M+Measure 1 Tablespoon of Knox Unflavored Gelatin – 8 oz unflavored gelatin into a disposable container {if you put say, green jell-o on your face, there might be trouble}Add 1-2 Tablespoons of milk into the gelatinUntil it looks like thisMix it up, and be quick about it, until you get a chunky consistency. Microwave the gelatin for about 10-15 seconds. This is pre-pore strip. I chose to put the stuff all over my face because I have thirty-year-old acne. 1M+Smokin’. Let it dry for about 15+ minutes. Grab whatever you can and start peeling. It’s a good thing you can’t see the photo all that well. Clean, practically hairless, with clean, dirt-free pores.

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. 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.

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