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.
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.
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.
Time for Tea: you go back to her and i go back to... pink? Hey hey hey! Happy Thursday! Hope you're all well. Let me give you the run through of this tutorial! 1. 2. 3. 5. 6. 7. I hope you like this super easy tutorial! Try a new colour this season! Jess xox p.s excited to see how this colour fades! 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. 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? For All Hair Types "The [raw] egg is really the best of all worlds," says Janice Cox, author of Natural Beauty at Home. To Use: For normal hair, use the entire egg to condition hair; use egg whites only to treat oily hair; use egg yolks only to moisturize dry, brittle hair, Cox says. Photo by Shutterstock. For Dull Hair Styling products (as well as air pollution) can leave a film that both saps moisture and dulls shine—but dairy products like sour cream and plain yogurt can help reverse this damage. For Itchy Scalp For Limp or Fine Hair
signature COLORS: VALENTINE'S DAY As a single girl, I look to Valentine's Day this year for a release of "cheesy" energy. Sometimes you just want to be a dork. So... what better way to celebrate than by getting all dressed up in the holiday's signature colors! Here you will find ways that Casey and I have incorporated the good ole red and pink into our routines! Pink Glitter EXTREME NAILSOne Red Heart Both of the nails are super simple. Pretty Bun with a Bow Headband Temporary Hot Pink Tips 1. 2. 3. 4. *We first saw this idea here. Pale Pink Eyes and Bright Red Lip E.L.F. Hot Pink and Red Eyes (with Hearts) and Nude Pink Lip Makeup Forever hot pink eye shadow, Red Eye Shadow from E.L.F palette, Eye Rock Designer Liner Instant Eyeliner Tapes (from our February Birchbox), Hearts drawn on by Mac Lipliner in Cherry, Mac Blush, Mac Lipliner in Spice, Mac Lipstick in Hue, Mac Lipgloss in Love Nectar SUBTLE OUTFITSSavannah's Take Top- LC Lauren Conrad, Cardigan- NY&Co., Skirt- Target, Belt- F21, Hat- Gifted, Casey's Take
Chocolate Bath Recipes | Facts About Chocolate Our chocolate bath recipes will leave you feeling chocolate milky smooth. Calorie free, too! Just make sure not to eat them, and make sure no one eats you! You will smell like a bon bon. Chocolate Bath Salt Recipe 2 cups Epsom salt 1 cup sea salt, rock salt or coarse salt 1/4 teaspoon glycerin chocolate fragrance oil Best to do this on a dry day or in a dry room, to avoid clumping. Chocolate Bath Recipe #1 1/8 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/8 cup powdered milk 1/4 cup Epsom salt 1 Tablespoon baking soda 1 Tablespoon cornstarch 2 drops lavender oil (optional) Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Chocolate Bath Recipe #2 1/8 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/3 cup instant nonfat dry milk 1/2 cup unscented bubble bath Add all ingredients to running bath water. Milk Chocolate Bath Recipe 1 cup powdered milk 1/8 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon or a few drops of essential oil, such as lavender, if desired Mix all ingredients in small bowl. Chocolate Chip Bath “Cookies”
DIY Skin Smoothing Mask One of my most popular treatments when I was running my own esthetics business was a hydrating chocolate wasabi mask (a professional treatment). It was meant to soften, tone and temporarily reduce wrinkles and everyone loved it! I decided to play around with a few ingredients and make a wonderful DIY version. This mask smells like a cupcake bakery on your face and makes your skin feel so soft and youthful once you have rinsed it off. And if you want to lick the little bowl after you finish applying I will not judge you. Benefits of this mask: The natural oils from the cocoa powder help smooth out wrinkles.Cocoa powder contains antioxidants that help clear out toxins in your skin, which can make you look older.The honey is incredibly moisturizing, but will not break out you. Have fun!