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60 Beauty Products You Should Make Yourself and Stop Buying

60 Beauty Products You Should Make Yourself and Stop Buying
You can save a bundle on beauty products when you make them on your own at home. Some of these recipes show you how to use simple ingredients that are low cost, while others show you how to stretch out high-quality ingredients so they last longer, saving you money that way. 1. Coconut Oil Honey Hair Mask Coconut oil and honey combine to make a mask that your hair won’t soon forget. The richness of the coconut oil, combined with the antibacterial nature of the honey give this a consistency that feels amazing while applying it, and leaves your hair feeling amazing. 2. This scrub will keep you feeling refreshed with the scent of lemon combined with the pine-like smell of tea tree oil. 3. Stop buying expensive acne treatments and put Mother Nature to work on your breakouts. 4. Keep your skin looking great all summer long with this lotion specifically designed for the warmer months. 5. 6. 7. 8. Treat your feet right with this all-natural foot scrub that you can make at home and save a bundle.

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DIY Lotion Bars A couple of weeks ago I decided to try making my own lotion bars. They turned out really well, so I thought I’d share my recipe. 1/4 cup beeswax, chopped or grated 1/4 cup cocoa butter, chopped or grated 1/4 cup coconut oil 1 Tablespoon almond oil 1 Tablespoon jojoba oil In a microwaveable bowl or cup, heat the beeswax and cocoa butter in short bursts (about 30 seconds each), until they melt. Stir with a coffee stirrer or skewer. Add the oils, stir to mix, and pour into muffin tins lined with paper baking cups. 8 Bizarre Beauty Tricks - Odd Beauty Routines Whether it's for antiaging creams, acne medicine or exfoliating scrubs, American women spend a bundle on maintaining their beauty. In fact, a 2008 YWCA report found that U.S. women dole out around $7 billion—roughly $100 per month—on cosmetics and beauty products. But there’s a select group who prefer to go the old-fashioned route, choosing cheaper skincare methods that use household goods. From removing makeup with vegetable shortening to dabbing hemorrhoid cream under the eyes, discover eight of the most bizarre ways women bolster their beauty routines.

Herbal Marshmallow Root Detangler Mommy Monday on a Wednesday? Yes, but it couldn't wait til next week! (See note at very bottom of post). Difference between Arabic mehndi and Indian Mehndi Arabic mehndi , this style tends to be less detailed and complicated. It does not cover your complete hand or feet. Arabic pattern leave more skin showing than Indian patterns. Arabic mehndi consists mostly of floral designs on the palm of the hand and usually are big compared to the Indian mehndi, which comprises of thin designs consisting of paisley, floral and lacy patterns.

skincare Skincare for the Medieval Woman SKINCARE - HERBAL REMEDIES FOR CLEAR SKIN By the 12th century, cosmetics appeared to be in regular use in medieval Europe. Because of the nature of their ingredients, cosmetics and many skin care preparations were dispensed by apocatharies and doctors. A late 13th century treatise from France, L'Ornament des Dames includes information on hair colouring as well as long-favoured facial enhancements.

This New Instagram Trend Is All About Flaunting Your Curls If you’re anything like us, you probably teared up a little bit over that “Love Your Curls” video Dove released a few weeks ago. In case you missed it, the video features young girls talking about how they feel about their curly hair. Surprisingly, most of them tell they camera they hate it and are always trying to change it. Dove then surprises them with a party full of curly haired folk to show them they’re a) not alone and b) totally beautiful. We never thought we could get super emotional over curls, but that definitely just happened. Since Dove’s ad launched, the Today show started a week-long series they labeled, #CurlPower.

30 Ways to Use Coconut Oil, the World's Best Cruelty-Free Cure-All There are hundreds of ways to incorporate coconut oil into your daily cruelty-free routine. Love the smell of coconut? Try unrefined oil for a light fragrance, or use refined oil when you prefer no scent. Here are our top 30 ways to use coconut oil: Celebrate National Sandwich Month with 31 delicious combinations Happy National Sandwich Month, that time of year when all Americans loosen their belts and eat a sandwich a day in honor of the best dish ever. What? You don't eat a sandwich each day in August, take a picture of said sandwich and then post it to your own sandwich blog? I guess that's just my husband, Bill Keaggy, who embraces the opportunity to devour hot dogs, hamburgers and any dish demanding mayonnaise. This month, you'll find him at Blues City Deli, Gioia's Deli, Banh Mi So and White Castle eating meat between bread. I do my part, creating several unique combos every year.

DIY Marbled Trainers I’ve been making a start on DIYing my perfect Paris break wardrobe and I was so excited about this one it had to be the first! I’d never marbled onto fabric before now, so there was a bit of trial and error involved in making these but I’m so pleased with the outcome. I’m imagining running around on the banks of the river Seine in these little beauties. The perfect item for the tourist trail! 7 DIY Crayon Lipsticks to Make Now Around here, we love DIY beauty goodies and lipstick in equal measure. After seeing DIY crayon lipstick recipes around the web, we decided it was time to put our own spin on it. We tried a few different formulas, perfected the concoction, and came up with eight must-have color combinations using a trusty 64-pack of Crayola Crayons.

50 Insane Facts About Hair I think it’s fair to say that today’s society is obsessed with hair. Almost every magazine has a hair trend section chronicling the do’s and dont’s of all hair types. It’s great that magazines list such a variety of hair, because hair can be a great way to reflect your personality. Feeling feisty? 10 Proven Health Benefits of Coconut Oil (No. 3 is Best) Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects on health. This includes fat loss, better brain function and various other amazing benefits. Here are the top 10 health benefits of coconut oil that have been experimentally confirmed in human studies.

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