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Easy Two-Ingredient DIY Lip Gloss - A Pumpkin And A Princess

Easy Two-Ingredient DIY Lip Gloss - A Pumpkin And A Princess
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Making Bath Bombs | I’ve been making bath bombs for a long time. Once you get the hang of it, they are very easy to make. They make incredible gifts and cost a lot less than buying them from LUSH! 1 cup baking soda 1/2 cup cornstarch 1/2 cup citric acid (try your winemaking store for this) 1/4 cup thick sea salt (optional) 1/4 cup grated cocoa butter (optional) Extras: Food colouring, herbs, essential oils or fragrances. Witch Hazel in a small spray bottle. In a large bowl, combine baking soda, cornstarch, citric acid, cocoa butter and salt if using. Ice cube trays (to make mini bombs), pot pourri balls (clear balls with two parts to make a real ball), small plastic containers, various soap moulds… Lavender (using lavender essential oil, blue food colouring and lavender petals) Relaxation (using lavender and orange essential oils) Foot Bath Bomb (peppermint and/or tea tree essential oil, blue food colouring, peppermint leaves (use the herbs from a mint tea bag)

DIY cheap & easy body scrub eat, knit & diy This is the scrub I use all year long! In the winter, it helps combat dry skin, and in the summer I use it before shaving for extra smooth skin. It also combats razor burn on your bikini line. A word of caution: if you shave the places inside your bathing suit, don’t use this there! Epsom salt in your lady bits would definitely sting!! All you need to make this scrub is Epsom salt and baby oil. My technique for using this while shaving is this: soap up, rinse, then use a generous amount of scrub all over. I made the label using a downloadable template I got from Call Me Victorian.

Brownie Peanut Butter Cups My new foodie friend, Mrs. Blimes, told me I have to make these as part of my Fat Fest. They did not disappoint. All I have to say is W-O-W! If you are chocolate-peanut butter purest like me you will love these. I couldn’t even wait until they were cooled to eat them. Brownie Peanut Butter Cups Ingredients 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 tablespoon water 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 large egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup peanut butter chips plus about 1/3 cup more for garnishing 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips plus about 1/3 cup more for garnishing 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter Instructions Preheat oven to 350°. Notes

Homemade Bath Bombs Hey friends, in December 2016 we updated this post with a few new things/information. Mainly, we've created a quick video tutorial that really illustrates how to make your own homemade bath bombs so check that out above. Oh yes, we went there. Bath bombs or bath fizzes are not a new concept. I actually went to make some of these around Valentine's Day last month and a couple different tutorials I tried did not produce very good results. On what I had already decided would be my final attempt, I tried this tutorial but changed up the amounts based on how many I wanted to make, and... it worked! Homemade Bath Bombs, makes two large size or 3-4 "Easter Egg" size depending on your mold (you can easily double or triple) 4 oz. baking soda2 oz. corn starch2 oz. citric acid 2 oz. 1 1/4 teaspoon oil (I like coconut or olive oil here)1-2 drops food coloring (optional) In a bowl combine the dry ingredients (the first four listed above). Then fill each half of your bath bomb mold

Carried Away Triple Moisture Body Cream "I went into a Bath and Body Works shop with no particular lotion in mind, i just finally wanted to smell everything i could get my nose on and was hoping that one of the many lotions would stand out to me. This along with Pink Chiffon were the final winners of my sniff roulette game. The scent, carried away is described as how love sweeps you off your feet, i smell it as a scent that makes you feel like you just want to chillax after a morning bath. How to make your own pore strips You know those Biore pore strips you buy at the drugstore for about $12 a pop? Yeah, those. Today I’m going to teach you how to make your own homemade pore strips. Why? Because: I’m obsessed with beauty productsI’m obsessed with cheapHomemade {mostly} = cheap. Ready? Pore Strips Ingredients: Dudes, 2 ingredients and your pores will look like magic. 1M+Measure 1 Tablespoon of Knox Unflavored Gelatin – 8 oz unflavored gelatin into a disposable container {if you put say, green jell-o on your face, there might be trouble}Add 1-2 Tablespoons of milk into the gelatinUntil it looks like thisMix it up, and be quick about it, until you get a chunky consistency. Microwave the gelatin for about 10-15 seconds. This is pre-pore strip. I chose to put the stuff all over my face because I have thirty-year-old acne. 1M+Smokin’. Let it dry for about 15+ minutes. Grab whatever you can and start peeling. It’s a good thing you can’t see the photo all that well. (Visited 24,518,886 times, 566,445 visits today)

AFTER SUN HOMEMADE DIY LOTION I'm not gonna lie. One of the best things i enjoy at this moment is spending my days at the beach. Something i didn't quite appreciate last year. My second favourite, is returning after a long day at the beach, taking a cold shower. Yesterday i discovered the very awesome after sun yogurt spray by Korres, but thought i should try making a body lotion to stay cool after the shower, since i'm all about organic stuff lately. For the base, i used 50% shea butter and 50% my favourite rose body lotion. Olive oil, is one of my favourite ingredients to use. We've got aloe's all over our house. You can use some ready aloe gel, or you can cut a leaf in half, and scratch out the pulp. Coconut oil, works wonders as a moisturiser, and with a burnt dry skin, that's exactly what you need. 3 tbs body lotion of your choice 3 tbs shea butter 2 tbs aloe vera pulp or gel - or 1 and 1 4 tsp olive oil 1 tsp 1 lavender blossom grated with your fingers Mix everything together, et voila!

The Art of Homemaking: All Natural Lip Balm The week leading up to the new year wasn't exactly how I had pictured it. It was the last week of the boys winter break. I had envisioned walks around downtown looking at the lights, taking down the Christmas tree together, continuing our holiday baking marathon and maybe even a little post Christmas mall browsing. But alas, none of those things happened. The flu happened. Or rather, what I guess must have been the flu. Thankfully, I had made a big batch of lip balm the week before Christmas to give as little handmade gifts to my girlfriends. This recipe is super simple. The recipe came from this blog last year and I tweaked it a bit and she grabbed it from this book where she had tweaked it a bit. Sweet Orange Lip Balm 8 Tablespoons Coconut Oil 3 Tablespoons Beeswax 1.5 Tablespoons Raw Honey 30 drops Sweet Orange essential oil (if you want color) 1/2 stick of natural lipstick (I like Jane Iredale and Josie Moran) Remove mixture from heat, and add peppermint oil and lipstick.

Make your own Natural Beeswax Products A note from one of our customers: Beeswax is a byproduct of honey production. It makes wonderful lip balms, hand lotions, hand creams, moisturizers, in cosmetics, wood finishes, waxes, leather polishes; waterproofing products, and dental molds. It is impervious to water and unaffected by mildew. Beeswax is produced by the (female) worker honeybees. Bees use propolis ( derived from resins and essential oils from local plants and pine trees ) to "glue" together the wooden frames in their hive, and that must be scraped off so the frames can be separated. If you wonder why beeswax is so expensive, consider this: It has been estimated that bees must fly 150,000 miles to produce one pound of wax. Moisturing Vitamin E Cream 4 oz. sweet almond oil 1 oz. beeswax 2 oz. water 10 drops Vitamin E oil 10 drops lavender essential oil Melt the oil and the wax in a double boiler, Remove from heat, add water, and stir thoroughly. ( Makes enough to fill 4 each 1 ounce salve jars or 1 ounce metal tins )