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20 Uses For Vaseline - A Girl's Best Friend

20 Uses For Vaseline - A Girl's Best Friend

DIY: Dry Shampoo Spray Dry shampoo. Have you tried it? Its what you use when you need to wash your hair yet don't have time to take a shower. Today, I'm going to teach you my rendition with 3 simple ingredients you should already have. This recipe came to my mind a couple days ago when I realized my hair needed a spruce up, yet I didn't have the time for an actual hair washing. I have to say that this Dry Shampoo isn't dry at all. What you need: 1 tbsp of cornstarch 4 tbsp of water 1 tbsp of rubbing alcohol ( I used ethyl, found it at Walgreens) small measuring glass, cup, bowl...whatever. a small spray bottle (shown in first picture) Mix it all together, pour it into your spray bottle and shake it up! To Use: Spray in on your scalp, in your hair and anywhere the your hair needs to be de-greased. Side note: cover or close your eyes, alcohol in eyes is not fun. Run a comb or your fingers through your hair to distribute it evenly. Repeat if necessary. All done. Why it works, Both alcohol and cornstarch are de-greasers.

Fresh Face: What Your Acne Is Telling You | Have you ever heard of face mapping? If not, it’s pretty much the key to unlocking the mysteries behind problematic skin. Thanks to the combined knowledge of dermatologists who have analyzed skin behaviors and ancient Chinese medicinal methods there is a smarter way to interpret and treat skin imperfections by way of “face mapping.” Face mapping is a type of skin analysis that explains why and how certain areas of your face are connected to other parts of your body. If you ask me, it's pretty amazing stuff... Why do you break out in some areas and not others? Think of your blemishes as X’s on a map that is your face. So, what are your breakouts telling you? Using the face mapping method to decode what’s going on with your body is both incredibly informative and very extensive if you ask me. Zone 1 & 3: Bladder & Digestive System — Improve your diet and drink more water. Zone 2: Liver — Try cutting back on alcohol, heavy food or dairy. Have you heard of face mapping before? P.S.

Follow the Trend With Colorblocked Nails! Why not try it out on your nails instead? You can keep it simple within the same color family or go bold and crazy—whatever suits your mood! Step 1: Get Your Supplies Together To start, make sure you have all of your supplies handy. For this manicure, you will need three different nail polishes (make sure that at least two of them are thick enough that they can cover the base color), Scotch tape, and a fast-dry topcoat like Seche Vite. Step 2: Paint a Base Color Start with your favorite basecoat and paint your nails the base color. Step 3: Start Taping Next, pull off a small piece of Scotch tape (you won’t need more than an inch at a time) and put it against your hand and pull it off several times until most of the stickiness is gone. Once your base layer is dry, it’s time to start the colorblocking. Step 4: Apply the Second Color Carefully paint your nail so the exposed part is your second color and make sure to paint over the tape so you have clean lines. Step 6: Marvel at Your Work

50+ Wart Home Remedies & Treatments These are pretty common and aren’t indicative of a serious health problem but they are a nuisance, sometimes painful and may cause embarrassment. They are most common on hands and feet, but may also appear on eyelids, on the face and elsewhere on the body. They can grow in clusters or singly and have a rough skin surface that looks similar to cauliflower, sometimes a black spot is visible in the middle of it. The human papillomavirus (HPV) is what causes them and yes, that means they’re contagious (it’s a viral infection). It can be picked up from someone else or may spread to another part of the body from one you already have. Their removal is a simple procedure performed by a doctor (either by freezing, burning or laser) but for those who prefer treating themselves or if looking for some home remedy ideas, here is a list of over 50 methods and tips I have collected over time. Before getting started, wash area clean with soap and water then pat dry with a clean towel. Fruit & Vegetables

13 Deliciously Simple DIY Lip Balms There are so many kinds of lip balm out there, but it can be hard to find just the right one. What’s the solution? Make your own, of course! It’s surprisingly simple to whip up a batch of lip balm or tinted gloss that’s perfectly customized to your…taste. All you need is a base of beeswax or coconut oil, a flavor, and a tint, and you’re done! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 2-Ingredient Lip Balm: Similar to the Kool-Aid idea, this tinted gloss, only uses two ingredients—Crystal Light powder and petroleum jelly. Bonus! Have you ever tried making your own lip balm? Kristin combines her love of words, a passion for creating, and a drive to learn new skills.

Sewn Fabric Resume | Melissa Makes Things – Graphic Design I get so many emails about my sewn fabric resume, usually found on Flickr, that I figured I’d make a post and brief instructions on how to make your own. I initially made this resume during my senior year in college. I wanted it to really represent not only my design skills, but my affection for sewing and including handmade elements in my design work for a more intimate feel. That and, well, I suppose it would be harder to throw away a resume like this. And yes, I got the first job I applied for out of college. The briefest of tutorials: 1) Print your resume on t-shirt transfer paper (remember to flip the design before you print it) 2) Iron that bad boy onto white or light colored fabric. 3) Sew your new fabric resume to a colorful fabric backing of your choice. That’s it!

does PINTEREST KNOW EVERYTHING? If you haven't read about why we do these posts, check out the explanation in our first "Does Pinterest Know Everything?" post. So Pinterest told me that if I braided my hair and then used a straightener on those braids, that I would end up with these beautiful waves. So naturally I click on the picture to see a tutorial and I just end up on an image. No tutorial. Here is my hair before, completely straight. Split all of your hair into two parts and then braid each part and secure with a hair tie of your choosing. Take one of the braids and twist it tightly away from your face. Place the straightener around the twisted braid and instead of just pulling the straightener down... Twist the straightener in the same direction the hair is twisted. This is what the braids looked like after being "straightened." When your hair has completely cooled, pull out your hair ties and run your fingers through the braids to release them. This is a front view of my hair. -Fast and easy -Inconsistent

DIY: Furniture Makeovers I'm obsessed with making-over old, worn out furniture. It's amazing how almost any old piece can be totally transformed with new paint, hardware and a little imagination! Here are three examples from Ladies Home here to read the entire article. Out-dated side table with stone top transformed into a bright and cheerful accent piece! *First they removed the hardware and stone top, sanded the table all over, and applied a coat of primer. *They cut a length of seagrass wallpaper to fit the inset and topped it with a pane of 1/4-inch glass. Old dresser transformed into a chic sideboard with plenty of storage! *They gave the whole piece a light sanding, a coat of primer, and two coats of semigloss latex paint in a pale blue shade on the outside and a deeper blue inside for contrast. *To dress up the doors, they picked out a pair of modern nickel pulls. *Click here to read the details on how they transformed the inside...

75 Extraordinary Uses for Baking Soda Baking soda is a chemical compound that appears as a fine powder. It releases bubbles of carbon dioxide when it interacts with an acid and a liquid. It’s most commonly used in baking, where it acts as a leavening agent. Health Uses 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. In the Home 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. In Cooking 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. Cleaning Purposes 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. The most amazing thing about baking soda is that it’s very cheap.

Homemade 3 Are Cancer and a Scorpio Compatible – Match Love Horoscopes on ELLE You’re an ideal match, twin Water signs with deeply complementary natures. Highly suspicious and protective of your privacy, neither of you trusts easily. As a result, you intuitively trust each other. Back to Love Chart

25 Amazing Homemade Face Mask Recipes Why pay for a store-bought face mask when you can use basic ingredients found around the house to make your own homemade face masks and scrubs? In this article, I share my most popular recipes for 6 different skin types. You'll be able to find the ingredients for these recipes in your kitchen and they cost pennies compared to ones you'll find in the store. The key is to use face masks formulated for your skin type. Masks should stay on for 10-15 minutes. Check out my Basic At-Home Facial to get the full benefit of these facial masks. These Masks & Scrubs Work for All Skin Types While some homemade face masks and scrubs work best on oily, dry or sensitive skin, I've pulled together a list of 9 amazing masks and 8 scrubs that work on all skin types. Oily, Acne-Prone Skin Oily skin is shiny skin, especially in the T-zone (from the forehead, down the nose to the chin). See my list of 8 Face Mask Recipes for Oily, Acne-Prone Skin Dry, Chapped Skin (Recipes Also Good for Mature Skin) Sensitive Skin

46 Ways To Start A Business With No Money Most people who want to start their own business don’t have a ton of money laying around and it’s probably one the most common questions I get emailed about: How can I get started without a lot of cash? Well I’ve put together a list below of the best ideas I’ve heard and personally used. I hope you find it useful! The three basic strategies to starting a business without much money are: Delay the normal “business starting” activities like incorporating, hiring, renting office or retail space, etc until AFTER your business has started earning money. Start With The Easy Stuff: Eliminate Expenses Don’t rent an office! Legal Stuff and Incorporating Make a website for your business Don’t pay a premium for a top end domain name, there are plenty of good ones leftTest out your ideas by writing to a blog, you’ll get feedback on what people like and don’t likeGet a free business website at or Getting a Logo Don’t hire a fancy graphic designer. Accepting Credit Cards

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