Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream: Homemade Gift Ideas
How to make homemade shaving cream with coconut oil and shea butter that smells of a delicious rosemary-mint pairing. Great for personalized Christmas gifts or just to pamper yourself. 44K+Around the same time that I started washing my face daily with the Ginger Coconut Oil Body Scrub I had concocted in the kitchen, I also had the revelation that post body scrubbing, you could shave your legs without using shaving cream. While we use the shaving cream here, it would also make a great gift for that special someone in your life, be it your significant other, your dad, or anyone else in need of some pampering. Notes: I’ve found this works great for sensitive skin. 1/3 cup shea butter (72.67 grams) 1/3 cup virgin coconut oil (72.05 grams) 1/4 cup jojoba or sweet almond oil (54.88 grams) 10 drops rosemary essential oil 3-5 drops peppermint essential oilIn a small saucepan over low heat, combine the shea butter and coconut oil, stirring until just melted. Copyright © Food for My Family.
Favorite Up-Do Hairstyle Tutorials for Summer
Hair has always been my "thing" but I do develop certain "shave it all off" tendencies at least once a year. So far I haven't..I do wonder how that would feel though. There are so many fantastic hair tutorials out there that even in this heat I really don't mind how long my hair is.Except when my bangs get too long and then everything turns dark. Here are some of my favorite up-do and bun hair tutorials for these hot summer months or any season really :)
Simple Paint Updates for Everyday Home Accessories
Oh, So Plain Let ceramics and glass stand in for canvas the next time you pick up a paintbrush with these ideas from DIY diva Jodi Mensing Harris. Frame with Color Layer colorful stripes in a float frame to bring a new dimension to a treasured family photo. Before you create this masterpiece, pay attention to how the transparent stripes will overlap in the finished projects. Dip a small foam roller in glass paint and roll on the back of each glass panes. Peel off the tape to reveal your stripes, and reassemble you frame.Click to the next slide to learn how to make it.
5 Ways to Wear Your Hair this Friday Night
It’s Friday night, ladies. Time to shower away the day’s stress and do something fun! Pick out your favorite dress and top things off with a fun new hairstyle. 1. A great way to keep your hair off your neck without resorting to another ponytail. 2. I've stopped using the clamp on my curling iron and instead just wrap the strand of hair around the barrel with my hand. 3. Such a cute and easy-to-do style. 4. Give your hair a break from constant heat styling this weekend by trying out the no heat curl. 5. Don't you always envy girls whose hair seemingly defies gravity.
Concoct your own Potions
As a little girl I mixed up shampoos and lotions in my laboratory, trying to improve on the toiletries we had. I never came up with anything worth mentioning, but I did once get scolded for spilling my mom's shampoo all over the bathroom rug. A friend of mine told me about the "laboratory" she'd had at age 12, in which she created, among other things, the cure for AIDs. You probably won't cure any diseases with your apothecary, but you will scratch that youthful itch to create something useful out of ordinary ingredients. narfmore I'll get your mad scientist career started with a list of ingredients to start a home apothecary, with which you'll be able to make herbal teas, salves, syrups, tinctures, eye pillows, and infused oils. Starter herbs and their properties You can find these herbs online or in stores with large bulk herb selections. So, oils. Starter oils Most essential oils aren't cheap, but a little goes a long way. AND! Storage Lavender Mint Room Spray & Linen Mist Ingredients
The Inverted Braid
Ever heard of an inverted braid? No, you don’t start at the bottom of your hair, you just braid it a sort of inside out. Want to know how you can make one? Then read on… - To make this braid you start to pull your hair together to one side. - Grab your hair below your hand and pull it trough the hole. - To make sure there won’t be a big hole in the middle of the braid you can put your fingers through one side of the last twist. You don’t get with pictures alone? Source and Source
Fun Summer Hair in Minutes.
Happy Friday ladies! I just love this time of year- summer is just around the corner! Naturally, as weather changes so does my hairstyle. However, I am feeling like I need something new. My usual summer top knot, braids, or loose pony tail is just getting a bit…well, boring. So, this week while I was in the shower (the place where I have most of my revelations) I came up with a fast and easy hair style that can be dressed up for a weekend date-night or dressed down for a day at the beach. I also chose to wear a vintage inspired blue shirt with red tiny polk-a-dots that I thought would look great with this hair style. Let me know what you think about this hair creation! Did you catch that? So how about a short little video tutorial on how to achieve this look. Go here to watch it. Tips that make this hair style even better? -Day old hair is best (not washed) - Add more bobby pins at the end to make sure it is secure -Hairspray helps it stay in place or visit me at www.trulymodlydeeply.com xo
How to color hair with chalk in 6 easy steps - The Model Stage Blog
If you’re sick of your hair colour, but you are too fickle to commit to a new colour or you just want to try something fun without the use of hair dyes or hair extensions, then hair chalking is for you. It’s a great way to add some fun and colour into your life, without paying the price of permanent. What you’ll need: Soft chalk pastelsSpray bottle filled with waterLight to medium hair Technique Colours. Things to remember You chalk colouring will most probably rub a little on whatever clothing you are wearing, so if you have left it out and long, remember this little fun fact before you decide to put on your favourite white silk blouse.