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The DIY Aztec Clay Mask That Works For Every Skin Type

Aztec clay is one of those magical beauty ingredients that really is as awesome as everyone claims. And the best part is that this super useful ingredient works with your skin, no matter what your skin type is *that day.* It softens my skin when it’s feeling dry but it also sucks up excess oil when my skin feels greasy. And it’s especially helpful in clearing out pores when I haven’t been diligent about face washing (I know, I know). I [...]

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Skin-Soothing Black Bath Bombs With Activated Charcoal

You know those days where everything that can go wrong, does go wrong? Today was one of those days for me. And when I say everything, I mean everything. At one point I found myself chastising the cat for ruining one of my favorite hand towels. And as I was bending over to pick the towel off the floor I actually split my shirt straight down the back from collar to hem. I so wish I was making this [...]

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The untold truth of lip injections

The untold truth of lip injections

Blame it on the Kardashians or the constant Instagram selfies, but lip injections are all the rage and don’t appear to be going anywhere soon. This outpatient procedure performed by a plastic surgeon is becoming more common, but that doesn’t mean it’s risk-free. From temporary bruising to permanent tissue death, there is a lot more to lip injections than meet the eye. Before you consider going for a pouty pucker, make sure you have all the facts. They could cause [...]

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The untold truth of lipstick

The untold truth of lipstick

Rocking a bold, red lip can take your night from boring to epic. There is something about lipstick that changes us, makes us feel more brave and beautiful. When we put on lipstick, it’s for a reason — either we’re going out, or we want to achieve a certain look. There are actually scientific studies proving that lipstick changes us and makes us feel more confident. However, there are also studies that show its potential dangers. Before you reach into [...]

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The Best Natural Beauty Gifts for the Holidays

The Best Natural Beauty Gifts for the Holidays

Treat a friend, a sister, a mother or a daughter with something so pampering, they’ll feel like they just came back from the spa! If they have a soft spot for beauty products, even better. Whether it’s their signature lip color or a cream you know they really wanted to try, beauty gifts work for just about everyone on your list. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite natural beauty gifts below. (Bonus: some of these make great stocking stuffers, [...]

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Beauty ‘mistakes’ that aren’t actually mistakes at all

Makeup mistakes happen every day, even to the most seasoned beauty veterans. Smudges, smears, or smashed products are cold, hard facts of the cosmetics life. But you don’t actually need to grab your micellar water or a makeup remover wipe to take it all off and start over every time you experience a product application fail.  In fact, with a little creativity, imagination, and ingenuity, as well as some additional tools, like cotton swabs, your makeup flubs may not actually be [...]

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anti age your eyes

From Dark Circles to Fine Lines: 3 DIY Ways to Anti-Age Your Eyes

  Heredity and sleepless nights along with plenty of laughs and smiles all contribute to the eye problem trifecta: dark circles, puffy eyes and crow’s-feet. The skin around your eyes is the thinnest of anywhere on your body so your eyes are truly a window into whether you’re tired and weary. The good news is that there are two DIY eye mask recipes for a fast fix, along with longer term solutions to anti-age your eyes. 1. Dark circles Dark eye circles are my nemesis! It can [...]

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grandma youth recipe

Grandma’s secret youth recipe revealed!

From Kim Kardashian’s vampire facials – which draws her own blood before injecting it back into her face – to Simon Cowell’s beloved sheep placenta facials, there’s some weird and wonderful beauty treatments on the market today. A grandmother’s bizarre youth recipe has just gone and trumped them all. 70-year-old Stella Ralfini from London says that her secret youth recipe is semen mask. Stella Ralfini, author of Three Faces of Sex, claims to have discovered the technique 30 years ago after asking [...]

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