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How to: 5 beauty tips made easy. We asked what intimidates you most about beauty, and you answered: wearing red lipstick, committing to a new hairstyle, waxing your legs, wearing false eyelashes and applying liquid eyeliner.

How to: 5 beauty tips made easy

But don’t fear: Follow our step-by-step guides, and you’ll learn how to get each look right. 1. Red Lipstick “I shy away from red lipstick because I’m afraid it’s too flashy and will make me look like a clown.” —Kielin Greeley, 40, Tenafly, NJ. How to: Make your own sugar wax 2. {Image from this etsy shop where you can buy sugar wax if you don't want to make it.

How to: Make your own sugar wax 2

We are not affiliated. I just like the way they look. Let me know if you buy the wax!} Hello lovely reader. If you have questions after reading this post, see my follow up post on DIY Sugar Waxing with answers to the most common questions asked... leave a comment if you have more questions... we'll answer it! How to: Make your own wax. I was chatting with someone on my flight back from my vacation.

How to: Make your own wax

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. How to: Fix broken powder cosmetics. By Sheila Arkee So, you have a favorite eyeshadow, pressed powder, or blush you absolutely cannot live without.

How to: Fix broken powder cosmetics.

Life happens, and sometimes before you even realize it, you find yourself the owner of your favorite product, smashed into 5 million little pieces. When your powder cosmetics are broken into 5 million pieces, you can always put them in a small container and use as a loose shadow, but you DO have the option of fixing the products so it’s almost as good as new. It’s easy! How to: Create Simple Smokey Eyes. Since you guys wanted to see more step-by-step tutorials, I will be doing a series of makeup tutorials starting with one of my favorite looks, smoky eyes.

How to: Create Simple Smokey Eyes

One thing I LOVE about the smoky look is how versatile it is. You can use pretty much any color and you can go from a soft smoky to a really dramatic one. My favorite colors to use on my brown eyes are purples, blues, greens, bronzes and charcoals. How to: summer hair do's. How to: 8 different home facials. Facials are a great way to keep your skin glowing, but they can be pricey.

How to: 8 different home facials

We asked Louisa Macan-Graves, author of Hollywood Beauty Secrets: Remedies to the Rescue, and Elda Argenti, owner of the Plantogen skincare line, for their favorite make-at-home face masks crafted from common household ingredients. For All Skin Types Brighten: Cut a slice of ripe papaya and remove the seeds and pulp (save the pulp for a snack later—it’s great for digestion). How to: Face Mask for Every Skin Type. I feel as though I should invest in a regular supply of plain yogurt. It seems to be in everything all-natural-eco-awesome (that isn’t vegan, anyway), from face masks to smoothies to a replacement ingredient to create more healthful recipes.

When I began hunting for do it yourself face masks, I kept seeing it: oatmeal and yogurt face mask . How to: Natural Body Lotion (beware bee allergies) If you’re tired of all the chemicals and synthetic fragrances in most store-bought creams and lotions, you might want to consider making your own.

How to: Natural Body Lotion (beware bee allergies)

Most people think that making creams and body lotions is difficult but it’s actually fairly easy. I frequently make my own and give them as gifts to friends and family members who seem to love them. If you can, I recommend that you keep an old blender, a small- to medium-size glass bowl, and a spatula that you use solely for making natural aromatherapy products. While you can use your kitchen blender, the beeswax found in natural creams can leave a residue on the blender and utensils used. Here’s what you’ll need: How to: pore strips. You know those Biore pore strips you buy at the drugstore for about $12 a pop?

how to: pore strips

Yeah, those. Today I’m going to teach you how to make your own homemade pore strips. Why? How to: 7 uses for baking soda. Let us be clear: Baking soda is not going to permanently cure your acne or turn back the cruel hand of time.

How to: 7 uses for baking soda

But if you’re looking to detoxify your body and your household, this multitasking ingredient will make your life easier (and more beautiful) without denting your coffers. Mom may have taught you that baking soda will make your bread rise and your fridge smell better, but did you know of its many cosmetic applications? Even the ancient Egyptians—and what beauty post would be complete without them? How to Make Sassy Water To Flatten Your Belly. How to: home made anti acne masks. Acne is an annoying problem that causes inconvenience not only to teenagers, but also to adults.

How to: home made anti acne masks

Anyone that have or had this problem knows that there is no ‘cure’ that will magically clear the skin once and for all. To get the maximum effect and control the acne, it is necessary to combine different treatments. Homemade anti acne face masks should be part of the skin care routine for skin prone to acne. Kool Aid Lip Stain.