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Luscious Lip Scrub! « huda beauty

Luscious Lip Scrub! « huda beauty
Vitamin HB | Luscious Lip Scrub! Mon, 23 Jan 2012 DAILY DOSE | NATURAL RECIPEBy Huda Heidi Kattan I have an obsession with chapstick! I pretty much always have some form of either chapstick or lip ointment in my bag! Ingredients 1/2 Teaspoon Olive Oil 1 Teaspoon Honey 3 Teaspoon Sugar Splash of Lemon Mix all ingredients together in a bowl, then massage onto lips.

Vanilla Sugar Body Scrub - freutcake For years I worked as the manager of a day spa here in California, and while it was quite the stressful job, there were many obvious benefits that came with it! Now a days I dream of the luxuries of body scrubs, facials and waxing. Oh, how the grass is always greener! That being said, all the benefits (and silky smooth skin) in the world won’t compare to working at a job I love. And I LOVE being a designer. I feel so fortunate to run my own business with the chance to be creative every day. {photos by Freutcake} Vanilla Olive Oil Sugar Scrub 1/2 cup granulated (white) sugar 2 cups Turbinado sugar (sugar in the raw) 1 Tablespoon honey 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon Vanilla extract (or your favorite essential oil) Directions: Combine the two sugars in a bowl and mix to incorporate.

CHALK IT UP photos: Kristin Ess, post designed by Kristin Ess Last week, we were shooting Lauren’s collection for Kohl’s and at the end of the day, we got our hands on some colorful soft chalks. How can a girl resist when there are pinks + purples involved?? Lauren’s pink cotton candy bun was pretty cute! As you may know, hair chalking has been around for a little while now and it’s a great way to temporarily add color to your locks. Above you see that chalk can create a very similar look to dye without commitment. Twist the hair as you chalk. Try doing 2 colors on one strand! The best part about chalking is styling it. The colors we used for this post were:

PIN IT UP, GIRL - thebeautydepartment.com Our email box is literally flooded with requests for updos so here’s a fun one to get us all going! This is always a favorite for attending an event. This updo looks gorgeous on any hair color but particularly amazing with hilighted hair because it gives the hair lots of depth and dimension. For lack of a better word, I love the way it becomes “swirly”. Best thing is; it’s easy to do, gorgeous and keeps your hair out of your way for the night. Tools you’ll need: curling iron (to prep the hair with waves), sectioning clips, teasing comb or brush, clear elastic rubber band, bobby pins, light to medium holding hairspray (to mist over at the end). Tags: bride, bridesmaid, date, hair, hair style, hair tutorial, how to, kristin ess, kristin ess hair, lauren conrad, prom, sister, special occasion hair, the beauty department, thebeautydepartment.com, tutorial, twisted, updo, wedding, wedding hairstyles Related posts:

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! We have separated everything into one of two categories- subtle or extreme. If you want to go crazy and be a little more sassy this Valentine's Day, try our EXTREME looks. 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 SUBTLE OUTFITSSavannah's Take To make this outfit even more subtle, you could leave out the hat, we just really wanted to say "Valentine's Day" with these looks. Necklaces- F21, Shoes- Random store in a mall, Bracelet- Target Casey's Take

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? Next time your locks need a lift, save money by using one of these kitchen fixes. 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 To Use: Massage 1/2 cup sour cream or plain yogurt into damp hair and let sit for 20 minutes. For Itchy Scalp For Limp or Fine Hair For Frizzy Hair

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 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. For full effect, brush your skin lightly and in circular motions with a dry brush or a washcloth before getting in the bathtub.

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. 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. Do this for 3-5 minutes. 2. 3. 4.

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! I was a little bored of having vaguely cotton candy coloured hair, if this was all over my thick thick head of hair I would be only too happy. 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! 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! 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 Milk Bubble Bath Recipe #1 Mix dry ingredients.

I used less oil and honey than described. There was a thick layer of honey just sitting on top of the sugar when I let it sit in the jar so mixing in more sugar will prevent that from happening. by mightyhedgehog Oct 14

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