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How to Make Your Own Beauty Products from Scratch - Health - GOOD

How to Make Your Own Beauty Products from Scratch - Health - GOOD
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. Over the years we have tried dozens of DIY beauty recipes to find ones we like—and that work. Simple body scrub Honey face wash We already told you about our new favorite homemade face wash last week but here's the recipe: In the palm of your hand, combine a tablespoon of raw, unfiltered honey with a half a tablespoon of baking soda, mix it together, and apply to damp skin. Perfume Shave oil

Stay-at-Home Artist: stencil with freezer paper (harry potter tee)... Yes, I am a nerd. I came up with a brilliant idea for a Harry Potter t-shirt and I couldn't resist. "Expecto Patronum!" However, you can make whatever kind of design you want with a freezer paper stencil. It doesn't have to be Harry Potter related. (Although it would be awesome if it was.) guest blogger - Sasha from The Guilded Bee: Here's another DIY project from our sweet friend, Sasha - from the The Gilded Bee. Be sure to check out her awesome shop full of handmade packaging lovelies. Thanks for being here with us Sasha! I'm delighted to share my book tutorial with you today: Supplies you’ll need to make this project:

Man Turns Down Billions for His Ancestral Homeland Man Turns Down Billions for His Ancestral Homeland Though his tribal land is worth an estimated $5 billion, an Aboriginal man refuses to sell it, instead keeping it as a legacy for his family. By Kathryn Hawkins. Posted on January 11 2010 1980s Hair Tutorial Hey Glitter Girls, it’s Jessie from Sweet Thing bringing you a fun ’80s inspired hairstyle. As a child of the ’80s one of my favorite movies growing up was Flashdance. I longed for curly hair like Jennifer Beals. If only I had known that there was no perm necessary to get the very same look.

Make It and Love It: Satin Flower Headbands Satin Flower Headbands Remember this post about the pettiskirt? Well, many of you asked about the headband……. I have posted about the satin flowers before…….hmmmm, maybe a year or so ago, but didn’t give a step-by-step and didn’t show it on a headband. But these little satin flowers really are a fun little thing to put on anything. Easy Craft Ideas - Accordion Book This easy to make accordion book is a personalized way to organize all of your small odds and ends. Each envelope page can hold something different such as- "to do" lists, stamps, tickets, coupons, and business cards. Also a fun craft idea for a gift - fill with photos, tickets, and other keepsakes and share with a special friend.

8 hair care treatments you can make yourself 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?

The Great Beyond: Study sheds light on the demography of climate change Posted on behalf of Yana Balling Population growth may have a large impact on future greenhouse gas emission patterns. A study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds that 16-29% of emission reductions necessary to prevent the global mean temperature from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius could be achieved by reduced population growth. Changes in population size and in the distribution of ages have been widely neglected in past and present emission scenarios, finds Brian O’Neill of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, who led the study.

Love, Life, Family... and then some: Things I Love: Awesome Nail Designs part 2 Love Life Family...and then some Houston Texas Mom Blogger Never Miss a Single Post Not Found, Error 404 Blog Archive & Grandma's Stain Spray Grandma’s stain spray is so simple to make. And saved my favorite shirt. Okay.

For the love of all things... If you think about it, the word "Love" is such a wonderfully versatile word. I say it probably 100 times a day. "Oh, I love that/him/her!" or "I would love it if..." or "Don't you love it when...?" Then of course there is the many "I love you" and "I love you too's" that occur in a given day. The word can depict a state of passion, great happiness, affection or contentedness so I count myself lucky to have so many things/people in my life that can be tagged with the word "love."

DIY Solar Lamp: Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Sun Jars The principle is simple and seductively clever: solar lights that store energy during the day and release light at night. These can be purchased ready-made in a variety of colors (yellow, blue and red) but they can also be built at home. A simple, less-technical approach involves buying a conventional solar-powered yard lamp and then essentially harvesting it for key pieces to put in a jar. Continuous Pencil by U Jung Heo, Young Gag Han & Sa Yoeng Kim Never Ending Pencil To cut a long story short, what we have here is a simple writing tool called the Continuous Pencil, which can be used till the very end. We usually end up discarding pencil stubs…I know my children waste too many saying that short pencils are uncomfortable to hold. So basically you keep increasing the length of your stubs with a handy interim-headless-long stick that fits snugly into its rear. Quite simple and straight, but is it a refinement of the 1 + 1 Pencil? The Continuous Pencil won an iF Concept Design this year!

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