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Tag Archives: DIY

Makeup Wars DIY Edition, How to Make Your Own Nail Polish

This week’s Makeup Wars is one I am pretty excited about. It is all do it yourself, aka DIY, beauty items! I had been meaning to write about my experiments with making nail polish, and this presented a great opportunity to do so. There are several ways you can make your own polish, ranging from super… Continue Reading

Makeup Wars, Summer Manicure and DIY Nail Glitter

  Summer manicures are something that I look forward to every year. For this Makeup Wars, I did two different ones. The first incorporates CND Vinylux in Tropix shown below. I have  been getting a week of wear from Vinylux every time that I wear it and I absolutely love it! You can see my… Continue Reading

Home Beauty Tips that Won’t Break Your Bank

Who says you can’t make yourself beautiful with the help of things you can find inside your home? You see, at this age when the prices of almost everything are skyrocketing like crazy, it’s not a smart move to spend thousands of dollars on purchases and services that are meant to keep yourself looking fresh… Continue Reading

The Secret Hair Care Weapon That Is Lurking in Your Kitchen

With everyone exploring ways to save money these days and pad their wallets, many are turning to do-it-yourself (DIY) secrets to help avoid paying high priced professionals. Considered a luxury expense, hair care can fall into this category, as paying for both name brand products and salon prices can quickly deplete your funds. So, do… Continue Reading

Smoothing it Out: Exfoliate Your Skin

30 Days of Beauty, Day 4: Smooth Your Skin and Prep it for Makeup and Products With The Right Exfoliation Skin exfoliation is a fancy term for scrubbing dead skin cells from the body. The very top layer of the skin, the stratum corneum, is composed of dead skin cells that help protect the skin… Continue Reading

Self-Made Hair Care The Green Way

Combining money management and thinking ‘green,’ you can replace several beauty products that can certainly drain any pocketbook with natural items that you either already have around your house or that you can easily make. Save money, protect the environment and still look great! You’ve chosen your outfit for the Big Date tonight. You start… Continue Reading