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8 Bizarre Beauty Tricks - Odd Beauty Routines

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. 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.

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This New Instagram Trend Is All About Flaunting Your Curls If you’re anything like us, you probably teared up a little bit over that “Love Your Curls” video Dove released a few weeks ago. In case you missed it, the video features young girls talking about how they feel about their curly hair. Surprisingly, most of them tell they camera they hate it and are always trying to change it. Dove then surprises them with a party full of curly haired folk to show them they’re a) not alone and b) totally beautiful. We never thought we could get super emotional over curls, but that definitely just happened.

60 DIY Beauty Products You Should Start Making You can save a bundle on beauty products when you make them on your own at home. Some of these recipes show you how to use simple ingredients that are low cost, while others show you how to stretch out high-quality ingredients so they last longer, saving you money that way. 1. Coconut Oil Honey Hair Mask YOU ASKED FOR IT… - StumbleUpon photos + post by Kristin Ess So many emails have come in asking how I did the braid on Lauren’s hair for her last Chelsea Lately appearance. I recently recreated that braid and took a couple photos so you could see it up close. 50 Insane Facts About Hair I think it’s fair to say that today’s society is obsessed with 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.

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?

All Natural Homemade Skincare Recipes &Face Masks I feel as though I should invest in a regular supply of plain yogurt. It seems to be in everything all-natural-eco-awesome (that isn’t vegan, anyway), from face masks to smoothies to a replacement ingredient to create more healthful recipes. When I began hunting for do it yourself face masks, I kept seeing it: oatmeal and yogurt face mask . How to Make Your Own Beauty Products from Scratch Let's keep things simple this week. 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.

Out of the ordinary Beauty Tips that work Use toothpaste on yellow nails. 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. Wax On, Wax Off - Homemade Hair Removal part 1 - StumbleUpon 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.

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. Love the smell of coconut? Try unrefined oil for a light fragrance, or use refined oil when you prefer no scent. 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. 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!!

Personal Finance News & Advice - StumbleUpon 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. 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.

A Caviar Warehouse Converted Into A Loft By Andrew Franz Architect Architect Andrew Franz has transformed the top floor and roof of an 1884 caviar warehouse, into a contemporary open plan residence in New York. The architect’s description In Manhattan’s landmarked Tribeca North area, the 3,000-square-feet top floor and roof of an 1884 caviar warehouse are reconceived as a residence with large open entertaining zones and a fluid connection with the outdoor environment.

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