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Colored chalk tips

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Today I'm excited to share another hair tutorial! My genius friend Caroline used chalk (yes, plain old chalk) to color the ends of her hair like a rainbow, and you could also do ombre or just your favorite color. Don't you love this sexy rocker look? Here's how to do it... Dying hair crazy colors is a trend that's been going strong for a while now, but what do you do if you want to have some fun, and don't want to commit to a semi-permanent dye? 1. 2. 3. 4. Three extra tips: * If you have lighter hair, skip wetting the chalk first and just use the chalk dry on your hair. There you have it! Thank you so much, Caroline and Jamie! P.S. (Photos by Jamie Beck for Cup of Jo. Related:  Health & Beauty

100 Amazing Hairstyles We women adore fashion and style. Fashion comes in clothes, shoes, makeup, fancy accessories, styles the way we carry things and hairstyles. We enjoy dressing up, getting ready and styling our hair. Hair is the part of fashion and beauty and Hair-styling is an art, to carry your hair according to your style statement and your physical appearance is a really tough job. Working girls got a small amount of time for their hairdos and hair-styling in their daily routine. Here are 100 different and amazing hairstyles. Here are 100 amazing hairstyles. Like this post and found these styles creative and amazing? Most Liked articles about hair:How-To: Instant Hairstyles- Do YourselfTop 10 All Time Favorite HairstylesEveryday Hair Care image Source:WeHeartIt

Grow Healthy Hair Naturally BEFORE Client with over processed dull and dry hair After: 6 months later - same client with new found hair growth! How to: 1) We do not massage our hair enough! Scalp massage is essential in this process. Use approximately 1/2 cup of distilled white vinegar for this process and add more if necessary. 2) DO NOT RINSE; after massaging with distilled white vinegar, take a tablespoon of rosemary oil (used to promote hair growth for centuries) and massage all areas of the head - for thicker hair use another tablespoon. **Massaging the scalp is the key here - take your time and be thorough! Distilled white vinegar is a natural product build up remover and clarifies hair. Rosemary Oil - stimulates circulation to hair follicles which leads to healthy hair growth. 3) Now that you have treated your scalp - where the hair grows from and promoted circulation; Use Coconut Oil right from the jar and emulsify in your hands, approximately a quarter size at a time.

DIY - MAKE YOUR OWN WAX FOR HAIR REMOVAL | Fashion I was chatting with someone on my flight back from my vacation. She lived in another country where salons are hard to come by or if they are around, they aren't very good. So, sometimes a girl has got to depend on herself. You can make one on your own so easily. So when I described it to her, she loved it and she said I just have to put it up online. So here goes: Wax recipe Ingredients 2 cups sugar ¼ cup water ¼ cup lemon juice Method Pour the sugar, water and lemon juice in a saucepan, and heat it over a low flame. How do you know it is done? Take a glass of water and put a drop of wax into it. Benefits of making your own WAX: 1. Waxing strips: We used to do this in college all the time. NOTE: The inner facing fabric of the jeans should be the one touching your skin otherwise if you use the opposite side, your skin will probably get blue with the denim color. Waxing technique Test the temperature before applying the wax to your skin. Benefits of Waxing 1.

DIY: Tea Tree and Lemon Face and Body Scrub | Nerds and Nomsense It’s here, Nerdship. Summer. Hot. With the shedding of layers and shorter crops of clothes like shorts, tank tops, etc… we expose our skin to the elements. There are THOUSANDS of DIY scrub recipes out there on the web. Before I go into how to make the scrub, I’d like to throw a little PSA out there when it comes to store-bought exfoliating scrubs. Photo courtesy 5 Gyres Institute It’s a fairly recent problem that’s crept up over the last two decades so long-term studies on the effects it will have on the environment are still a little hazy, but scientists have already said that it is having negative effects on the local ecosystems. Good news is 5 states (Illinois, New York, Minnesota, Ohio, and California) have some proposed legislation in the works that will hopefully ban the use and distribution of products containing those pesky microbeads. Enough scary stuff. If you’ve frequented the blog before, you’ve probably read about our Stinky Feet Scrub. Yay hygiene! Ingredients: Directions:

Photo 15- You Totally Got This: 4 Easy Braids For Rookies Feb 24, 2014 Even if you've landed your dream job and work in the coolest office ever, it's easy to fall into the business-as-usual rut when it comes to your beauty routine. There isn't anything wrong with alternating…read Feb 18, 2014 If we ruled the world, our first decree would be to make daily braid wearing mandatory. Nov 22, 2013 It's not that we hate Emily Schuman because she's beautiful (although she is).

The Ultimate Guide to Good Skin By: Steven MacariSteven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, shares his tips to getting your best skin ever. Everyone wants great skin, some people have it naturally, others have to work really hard to maintain a clear complexion. While topical remedies or a “detox diet” might bring you temporary relief chances are the issues will resurface, often at the worst time. In my experience, skin problems are usually linked to four primary areas—digestive dysfunction, hormonal imbalances, nutrient deficiencies or toxicity. 1) Digestive Dysfunction: The link between the digestive system (the gut) and the skin has become well known. RELATED: How Your Diet Shows up on Your Skin 2) Hormonal Imbalances: Males and females all have the same hormones, just in different ratios. 3) Nutrient Deficiencies: Your body requires numerous nutrients (vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, amino acids) to function properly. 4) Dairy/Sugar.

Style Scrapbook: DIY "OMBRE DENIM SHIRT" December 29, 2011 in Uncategorized by Andy I FINALLY got around to do this DIY but since I didn’t want to ruin one of my favorite denim shirts, I went and bought a cheap one at a small store and luckily, the operation was successful!. …This DIY is as simple as they come so if you are feeling adventurous, here is what you need and the step by step: *Special fabric bleach in powder (if you can’t find it, use normal bleach) *Gold buttons (make sure they are the same size as the buttons you are replacing) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

transform-your-butt-in-just-6-moves-108099273633 The butt has gotten a lot of attention lately (see: J.Lo’s “Booty,” Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda,” and Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” — none of which are leaving our workout playlists any time soon), so we decided to create an exercise routine that will get that booty in gear. We already came up with the only 10 workout moves you need, and we weren’t kidding about the title — from those exercises, trainer Kira Stokes designed this routine to specifically target your posterior. A better butt isn’t just about looks — working your backside helps you move faster and stronger in the rest of your workouts, too. Related: 30 Photos Of Unretouched Butts, In Case You Forgot What They Really Look Like Living with insulin just got a little bit simpler Abbott Diabetes Care Sponsored Lateral Lunge / Lateral RaiseWhy it works your butt: By shifting your weight to each side and squeezing your butt to pull yourself up, you’re shaping the gluteus maximus (the largest muscle in your backside).

11 Easy DIY Beauty Recipes for Summer Photo: iStockPhoto.com Summer is officially in full swing and with it comes cute shorts, hot weather and hopefully some time spent at the nearest pool, beach or lake. However, all that summer fun can unfortunately give our skin and hair a beating. Beauty treatments from spas can help, but usually cost a lot of money, which isn’t ideal for most college students. That’s why I compiled a list of some do-it-yourself beauty treatments that can keep you looking your best all summer long. The best part? Face It’s important to stick with a strict skin routine- even during the summer. Body Have some milk in your fridge that’s about to expire? Hair For an easy and natural deep conditioner, blend 1/4 cup of plain yogurt, 1/4 cup of mayonnaise and the whites from one egg. What do you think? Are you a fan of DIY beauty?

5 Teas That Melt Fat Think of your body as teapot on the stove and the water inside as your belly fat. Chances are the pot is sitting there over a low flame, not doing much of anything. The water inside may be warm, but it’s not boiling. If you want the pot to whistle—and attract a few whistles yourself—you need to crank up the heat. Well, that’s exactly what will happen if you take that teapot from metaphor to reality. Tea—at least, certain types of tea—can rev up your body’s ability to melt fat as quickly and easily as turning a stove from low to high. Why not give your body every advantage it can get in the battle against fat? White Tea: Breaks down stored fat We like: Twinings, The Republic of Tea, Celestial Seasonings Sleepytime Think of white tea as Spanx in a cup. Barberry: Blocks fat cells from growing We like: TerraVita, TeaHaven The stem, fruit and root bark of the barberry shrub contains berberine–a powerful, naturally occurring, fat-frying chemical. Pu-erh Tea: Reduces belly flab

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. So how do you get all the benefits of a spa treatment without the hefty cost? 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. The secret? To create the mask, mix 2 tablespoons of honey with a teaspoon of cinnamon and a teaspoon of nutmeg. 3. Photo Credit

Seated Bicycle Twist - Abs Workout: 5-Minutes to a Flat Stomach - Shape Magazine - Page 2 How to do it: Sit with knees bent and lifted into your chest (you should be balancing on your seat). Clasp your hands behind your head. Leaning back slightly with your torso, extend your right leg out straight and turn your right shoulder towards your left knee, keeping your elbows out to the sides as you twist. Return to the center, and then go to the other side. Do as many reps as you can in a row for one minute, alternating sides each time. Bonus burn: You’ll be working your obliques with this move, but expect to feel the burn in your hip flexors and thighs too. You can use your keyboard to see the next slide ( ← previous, → next) Do this quick circuit after cardio (or before the beach) for a swimsuit-ready stomach! Promo Subtitle Image By Jessica Smith, Photo credit: Vanessa Rogers Photography Topics:

Lots of lace. My new no pattern required top! A tutorial Ok, so I finally have the pics to prove that I have been doing some sewing! Here is my new “no pattern required” top. It really is so quick & easy to make a top like this. This is the perfect top for the change of season that is happening right now. Throw it on over a white singlet & wear with jeans for a casual look or team it with a black singlet & black pants for a more sophisticated look. It would also look great worn with a skirt or shorts. Ok, it looks good with everything! I am going to make one in black, white & any other coloured lace I can get my hands on! The lace that I used has a little stretch (but not too much) so it drapes with the body nicely. If you have seen my then you already know how to make this top. Yep, it works on the same principal. You need to take a loose fitting t-shirt that you already have & fold it in half. {this is another shirt that I made using the “no pattern required” method.} Trace around the shirt. This is the back of the top pattern.

How to Make Your Own Beauty Products from Scratch - Lifestyle 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. Sometimes it works: A favorite hair leave-in contained aloe, for example, so one day we tried aloe alone and found that, lo and behold, it worked just fine on its own. And sometimes it didn't. Simple body scrub Many body scrubs, even the ones that claim to be sugar- or salt-based, actually contain beads made out of polyethylene, which is environmentally deplorable (it all goes down the drain, remember)—to say nothing of the preservatives, fragrance, penetration enhancers, and sulfates that typically bulk up these products. Honey face wash One-ingredient eye liner Perfume Shave oil

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