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DIY Body Sugaring Recipes For Removing Hair

DIY Body Sugaring Recipes For Removing Hair
Centuries ago in ancient Egypt, Cleopatra and her handmaidens discovered a secret beauty treatment that magically and painlessly got rid of unwanted hair…and this recipe was lost for years until recently discovered. At least that’s what the television infomercial declared years ago when I first became aware of body sugaring. I pulled out my credit card, ordered my tub, gave it a try and found that a) it wasn’t painless like the infomercial stated and b) it was pretty pricey considering I could go to the salon and have a professional take care of the mess for just a few bucks more. I never placed another order. Over the years I’ve discovered a few homemade versions that do just as good a job as that pricey tub cost me, and they cost only pennies to make! If you’re wondering what this is, it’s epilation that’s very similar to waxing, a sugary mixture is heated then cooled and applied to the area of the body that you want to get rid of hair. Supplies Needed: Heating Directions: How To Apply:

Out of the ordinary Beauty Tips that work | Cher Cabula's Mindbox 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. Use suntan oil to treat damaged hair. Treat burns with milk. Powder Your Roots If by any chance you have no chance to jump into the shower and you need to look your best. Cure Calluses with Vaseline or petroleum jelly It’s very unsightly to see hard calluses on your feet especially when you’ve been wearing closed shoes for a long time. Spot-Treat Smudges I find cotton tips very usual for this. Super-Glue a Nail Yikes! Buff with Baking Soda I’ve laughed at that episode in Friends when Ross went to a self-tanning sauna and got disastrous results. Use Toothpaste on a Zit Use just a pea-size amount. Use Soap Without Water You know those fancy bars that are actually too pretty to use? Shave with Conditioner If you’ve ran out of shaving cream, you can use conditioner instead.

page 11 Recently I realized that we’ve never really had a specific chat about hair serums. There are so many different formulas from silicone-based, to alcohol free, to natural, to curl enhancing, etc… All of them promise to deliver mega shine on the driest, dullest hair. But there’s more to it than that. I thought it would be fun to break down 8 of my favorites (each being my jam for a different reason), tell you what I’ve experienced with each and tell you who I would recommend them for. I tend to apply some sort of serum on almost every head of hair that I curl which I think is a major contributor to why my curls get so perfectly piece-y. I think the only real way to gauge your love for a hair serum is to put a drop in your palm and try it on your hair! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6: L’Oreal EverStyle Smooth + Shine Serum: This is an awesome budget friendly alternative! 7. 8.

I PLEDGE… photo: design: eunice chun Every single Winter I swear that I’m not going to let my face get dry, irritated and chapped. But life gets in the way, I forget to stay on top of it and before I know it, the corners of my lips are cracked and my chin is so dry and irritated that it even has little rash-like bumps on it! I will try not to let my scarf or the collar of my coat rub against my chin and cause chaffing.I will try not to take scolding hot showers but warm ones instead. Yes that’s ten promises and seems daunting, but it’ll be so worth it if I can make it through until March without succumbing to the vicious cycle of dry, chapped and rash-covered skin! XO, Amy Nadine Tags: amy nadine, chapped, dry skin, dryness, how to, makeup, skin, skincare, the beauty department, tip, trend, tutorial, winter Related posts:

Simple Homemade Eye Makeup Remover {A Picture Tutorial} I just tried this with waterproof mascara, and had no luck. I did use it all over my skin to remove my foundation though, since I wash my face with raw honey and like to have a clean sweep before that. I used to work for LUSH Cosmetics and got attached to one of their products called “Ultrabland” ( that worked great for my waterproof mascara. You just have to make sure to remove it with a near-hot washcloth (as hot as you can stand) since it is basically like an oil cleansing method. I made a body butter awhile back, and as I realized I didn’t have any makeup remover with me the other night, I realized that my body butter ingredients were similar in effect to LUSH’s Ultrabland… wouldn’t you know it– worked like a charm! Here’s the recipe: Ultimate Body Butter Place all of the ingredients in a heat-resistant container.

February 2011 Today's post is going to be a little different. Though it doesn't technically have anything to do with natural remedies or being environmentally friendly, the purpose is similar. The reason I love to pursue a natural, healthy, eco-friendly life is because I am trying to live the best way I can for myself and for our world. For this same reason, I am going to be participating in CARE Canada's Walk In Her Shoes challenge. Helping those less fortunate than myself is something that I feel God has been laying on my heart a lot lately. In the poorest communities around the world, women and girls are often the ones tasked to collect water, firewood or other basic necessities of life. Yet when women and girls are empowered to tackle these issues, whole families and communities directly benefit. To help break the cycle of poverty and in celebration of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day I’ve decided to join CARE Canada’s Walk in Her Shoes challenge.

Dorm Room Spa: 3 Easy DIY Beauty Recipes to Try Photo Credit It’s that taxing in-between time of the semester again – spring break is over, papers and projects are coming due, and finals are looming ahead. It’s clear that college students are stressed right now, and with that stress comes the need for relaxation. And what better way to unwind than by pampering yourself and indulging in some me-time? Of course, as college students, we can’t all afford to shell out for a trip to a high-end spa. 1. Photo Credit Olive oil isn’t just for cooking — it’s great for your hair, too! To give your hair a conditioning treatment, massage about 2 tablespoons of olive oil into your hair and scalp. Next, take a warm, damp towel and wrap it around your head and treated hair (“turban” it). Finally, rinse out the olive oil with shampoo. 2. This DIY mask, made of nutmeg, honey, and cinnamon, is calming and soothing for stressed-out skin – in addition, it smells absolutely amazing! The secret? 3. Photo Credit Your Thoughts?

Softest, Silkiest Legs I know I normally post recipes and helpful gluten free living tips on my blog, but today, I discovered the trick to getting the softest and silkiest legs. It all started yesterday when Clint and I were out shopping. We weren't shopping for anything specific but recently I have been "shopping" for some sugar body scrub. Scrub: -2 1/2 Cups of Sugar (Yes, just normal sugar) -1 Cup of oil (I used Olive Oil and of course, I smell a little like Olive Oil. Bath Time: -Draw you a warm/hot bath. When you shave your leg the first time, obviously, it's going to remove the hair.