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15 Coconut Oil Uses & Benefits for Beauty

Coconut Oil Uses

Coconut oil isn’t just for cooking, it is a great natural oil that ALSO amazing beauty and skin benefits. Coconut oil is antibacterial and anti-fungal, plus it makes an excellent moisturizer. Coconut oil has the ability to penetrate hair better than other oils, and it smells like cookies! Read on to learn 15 coconut oil uses for beauty, skincare and hair care! Coconut Oil Uses for Hair Care 1. Intensive Hair Conditioner Coconut oil makes great deep conditioning hair treatment.…

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Beauty, DIY

All Natural DIY Dry Shampoo Recipes for Blondes AND Brunettes

DIY Dry Shampoo Recipe - made from ingredients you already have in your kitchen!

I’ve been all about DIY beauty products lately. It all started with my DIY mango body butter recipe and now I’m hooked on natural beauty! Natural homemade beauty products not only do you save money, but you actually know what’s going into them and can avoid unnecessary chemicals ingredients. This week, I’ve whipped up 2 simple recipes for Natural Dry Shampoo Recipes for both blondes AND brunettes on Brit + Co. The basic idea of a dry shampoo is to absorb…

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Beauty, DIY

Homemade Mango Body Butter Recipe

DIY mango body butter Recipe

DIY Mango Body Butter Recipe Sometimes your skin just needs a little extra TLC and this mango body butter recipe is the perfect remedy! This all-natural recipe is made from a few simple ingredients and will help to rehydrate your skin, leaving it soft and silky. Head on over to Brit + Co to see my step-by-step tutorial for this Mango Body Butter Recipe.  Let’s connect on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Google+ | Bloglovin‘…

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Beauty

What’s The Fuss About Boar Bristle Brushes?

Benefits of Boar Bristle Brushes

After hearing so much about the benefits of natural boar bristle brushes, I thought I would finally try them out. I’ve always used nylon brushes in the past, but according to all the magazines and beauty gurus, they don’t offer the same benefits to hair as natural boar bristles. Boar Bristle Brush Benefits: Here’s the thing about natural boar bristle brushes, they have the same structure as our own hair. They are able to hold moisture and so can lift away…

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Beauty, Shopping

Christmas Gifts that Give

Gift Ideas that Give

Christmas Gifts Ideas That Give  Give a little more this Christmas season! Here are some gift ideas with a philanthropic cause. Whether it’s a creamy body lotion or silk georgette blouse, these gifts just do a little bit more. After all isn’t Christmas all about giving? TOM’s Red Ornament Stocking | Kiehl’s Grapefruit Whipped Butter Theory RED Special Edition Women’s Blouse | Lush Charity Pot Created by polyvore-editorial With every Tom’s product you purchase, Toms will help 1 person in need. In the United States, 100%…

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Beauty, Fashion & Style

Hairstyling Fun With Bobby Pins

Creative Bobby Pin Hairstyles

Bobby pins are quite the miracle hair tool. They are a wonderful invention. Often hidden away in updo’s and other hairstyles, they don’t get the credit they deserve. In the world of hair accessories, they’re probably my favorite hair styling tools, simply because they allow you to do so much with your hair. So this blog post is a tribute to bobby pin hairstyles! Hairstyles Showcasing Bobby Pins Love this simple bold statement that these 3 red bobby pins make. Source: Pinterest What…

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Beauty, Fashion & Style

Hair Inspiration: The Long Bob

Hair Inspiration

I ‘ve had long hair for probably the last 6 years. The last time I cut it short, I promised myself I would never, ever, ever cut it shorter than past my shoulders. But lately, I’ve been loving the look of the long bob. It’s just long enough to tie back, still a reasonable length to be manageable. Long bobs or “lobs” have been growing in popularity with an army of celebs sporting them.  There are a variety of styles…

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Beauty, Nail Tutorials

Marchesa and Revlon – the Fab Collab

Revlon by Marchesa

I. am. in. love.  When I first saw these beautifully jewelled nail appliques on chictoronto.com,  I think my heart just stopped. Marchesa gowns know how to make an entrance, and these nails appliques are no different! Marchesa and Revlon have teamed up to create couture nail appliques with elaborate 3D designs and intricate patterns. There are eight different designs in total,  featuring ornate detailed patterns with tiny jewels in the complete essence of the classic Marchesa style.   Do you have a…

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Beauty, Nail Tutorials

DIY Nail Art: Easy Geometric Design

DIY Geometric Nail Art Design

It has been awhile since I’ve done any nail tutorials. Lately I’ve just been painting my nails solid colors, but after seeing all the fun nail art pictures on Pinterest I decided to return to the world of DIY nail art! This geometric design is so easy anyone can do it and make it look great!  Creating this nail art pattern doesn’t require any nail tools, just your regular polish brush! Just pick 2 colors and you’re pretty much set to…

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