Nevertoomuchglitter's Weblog Here it is, finally! The Pigment Tutorial! For our purposes, pigment is a dry coloring material that can change the color or texture or a nail polish. Some pigment is loose, and some is pressed (think loose eyeshadow vs. the kind in the compact.) Pigment can make a drastic change in the color of a nail polish. First, some pigments: A Beautiful Mess: OUTFITS Hey guys, guess what? It's time for another round of Fashion Mixology! If you haven't read our mixology posts before, the concept is this: We take 8 pieces of clothing and make 8 different looks with those pieces. Shoes and accessories don't count. The goal of this feature is to inspire confidence and ideas to stretch your wardrobe farther!
Simple Ear Cuff Tutorial What you've all be waiting for... an ear cuff tutorial! I've been making ear cuffs for over a year, but unfortunately haven't had the time to make some of the insanely complicated designs I've dreamed up. This, however, is a very simple ear cuff that takes only a few minutes to master! Ear cuffs (also known as ear clips, cartiliage cuffs, ear vines, and more) are fabulous for people who don't have pierced ears-- or pair them with other earrings for a "double piercing" look.
KITCHEN BEAUTICIAN: HOMEMADE LIP STAIN photos + post by amy nadine, graphic design by eunice chun For those of you concerned about what chemicals we’re putting in and on our bodies, you can’t get more natural than this homemade berry lip stain! We love it because it adds the perfect “just-bitten” hint of color to fake that Snow White luscious lip! Here’s how to do it yourself: INGREDIENTS: 3 Blackberries (for their bright berry color), 1 Raspberry (for its feminine pink color), 3 Pomegranate Seeds (for their vibrant red color), 1/2 teaspoon edible oil (I used Extra Virgin Olive Oil), a small Bowl + Spoon (or mortar + pestle if you have them), Fork or Sifter to drain, small 5-gram Pot/Jar with screw top from any craft store
How To Use A Sock To Get Beautiful Curly Hair Without Heat If you are a mom on the go with long hair you HAVE TO try this. It will knock your socks off and have you wrapping your hair up in them! This is all about how to make your hair beautiful with no heat and no time. Curl your hair in your sleep with a sock. Mermaid Nails Share this image Share It Pin It For our trip to Costa Rica, I wanted fun nails that had an almost tropical vibe. M.I.S.S. MICHELLE’S BEAUTY TIP OF THE WEEK: D.I.Y. MIRACLE MUSCLE SCRUB Posted on 01 April 2007 | No Comment I LOVE this body scrub. As a matter of fact, I use it everyday in the shower. Epsom salts are a natural topical muscle relaxant and skin exfoliator, and these salts are infused with lemon and eucalyptus essential oils. The lemon essential oil enlivens the senses; the eucalyptus essential oil is an anti-inflammatory and helps increase blood circulation.
25 Ways To Fuck With Your Characters As storyteller, you are god. And to be frank, you’re not a particularly nice god — at least, not if you want your story to resonate with readers. A good storyteller is a crass and callous deity who treats the characters under his watchful eye like a series of troubled butt-puppets. From this essential conflict — storyteller versus character — a story is born. DIY Rosemary Foot Soak & Olive Oil Scrub So I got this crazy thought, that it might be nicer for me (and my fellow gym-goers) if my feet got a little extra attention. You know, every once in a while. I find it really challenging doing anything to my feet during winter, since they're tightly shoved into boots all the time anyway.
10 Ways To Turn A Scarf Into A Vest When we stumbled across this gorgeous DVF scarf vest on Shopbop the other day, we were intimidated by the $295 price tag but super inspired by the design. Not only do we have a surplus of colorfully patterned scarves, but vests happen to be one of the best ways to transition summer clothes into early autumn. So, instead of creating one way to turn a scarf into a vest, we created 10! Half of these how-tos involve a sewing machine or needle and thread, and the other half are created with a few clever knots. Here we go! 1. It's because I think too much: Galactic Manicure I loved how my glittery gradient mani turned out so much that I decided to do a variation on it, using the night sky as my inspiration! Here's how I did it: 1. Prep I grabbed deep navy, silver glitter, and gold glitter polish along with my favorite top coat.
50 Uses for Vaseline This is one of my favorite products from Vaseline, their Vitalizing Gel Body Oil. I keep it by the tub, and use it on my wet body before I dry off. It leaves you totally smooth and very nice and moisturized without being greasy (after a very few minutes anyway). They are not expensive, and totally worth a try.