25 foods that will help you look good naked

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25 foods that will help you look good Naked! Alright, admit it, you clicked on this because you want to know how to look good naked right? Who doesn't? I'm always interested in learning new tips and tricks when it comes to things like weight loss, beauty, building muscle, etc. I have searched the internet high and low to bring you my top 25 foods that will help you look good naked! Some you might know, and some might surprise you! So here are my top 25 foods that will help you look good … [Read more...]

Beauty from the Pantry: Going Brunette Naturally

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Going Brunette Naturally As women we love to change our look, especially our hair color. We just used lemon and chamomile to dye our hair blonde, but fall and winter is coming and we want a darker look. This is where dark tea or coffee comes into play. This is a one ingredient hair colorant, and completely natural way to be brunette. Again we want to stay healthy and keep our hair healthy. Forget the “But I want my hair done now!” notion, and do this instead. Let’s try and keep chemicals … [Read more...]

Beauty from the Pantry: Turn Your Hair Blonde Naturally

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Going Blonde Naturally Do you remember that spray called “Sun In”? You sprayed it in your hair and then you either blow dried it or went out into the sun. Like most hair lightening products, it was loaded with chemicals that actually burnt and damaged your hair. Let’s not even talk about hair dyes! I mean Ammonia. In. Your. Hair! While it does give your hair the color you want almost instantaneously, the damage is almost irreversible, unless you cut it off and start all over. I know that … [Read more...]

Beauty from the Pantry: Homemade Shaving Cream

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How to do Homemade Shaving Cream Shaving is a natural part of the woman’s world. It is also a part of a man’s world. I don’t know about you, but I hate paying between $3-$7 for a decent shaving cream. Not to mention that they usually come in aerosol cans and those are definitely not good for the environment. Now I know that the shaving creams we buy are awesome. Why? Well they’re scented! Yep, you’re paying that much money for an artificial scent! Well I’m going to show you how to make your … [Read more...]

Beauty from the Pantry: Using Natural Ingredients for Shiny Hair

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We talked about exfoliating, we talked about lotions, so what shall we talk about now? Well let me ask you this, is your hair dull? Is it lacking that luster from your younger days? We all hear about the “crazy” things our friends do to their hair, but what if you could do it with items right from your pantry? I know that because I dye my hair, it can become dull, and lifeless, well it did until I discovered these neat tricks. Before doing any of these things, wash and condition your hair … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Natural Lotion

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So you just exfoliated and want to rehydrate your skin, so of course you’re going to reach over and grab your $10 bottle of lotion that contains alcohol! Uhmm hello?! You just exfoliated your skin, do you really want to dry it out? I didn’t think so either! So let’s do us both a favor, put that bottle down and go into your kitchen. I have a few things you need to grab so that you can make your own lotion. If you want to know the cost, you’ll be able to make 10 8oz bottles for $2 each as the … [Read more...]

Exfoliating With Strawberries

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Open your bathroom mirror, your purse, your makeup bag, and yes even your linen closet, I know you have a secret stash of beauty products in there. Now take a close look, no, a really close look. How much of it do you REALLY use, before it becomes just another clumped up mess at the bottom of your trash can? If you’re like me I know how much that hurts our pocket, not to mention your skin. I can almost bet, and probably win, that you suffer from sensitive skin and those products are essential to … [Read more...]

Homemade Hand Scrub

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Homemade Hand Scrub My husband has very dry skin and we are constantly trying new things to help this problem. One of the things he found to work was the hand scrub by Beauticontrol. However, our budget cannot afford this as a frequent purchase.  I came across a few posts on Pinterest about making your own scrubs at home and decided to give it a try. I could not be happier with the results.  The best part of all is it is so simple to make and requires only 2 things. Turn this into a nice DIY … [Read more...]

Beauty Bargains under $5

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The Holidays are quickly creeping up on us, and if you’re like me you’re probably scurring around looking for last minute gifts or stocking stuffers. Well here’s some good news for you. We’ve scoured the internet looking for the best and most useful beauty bargains out there. Avon Holiday Shower Gels Each of these adorable shower gels ($1.29 each) are themed and scented with all your Holiday favorites! They’re priced so affordably, you won’t have to leave anyone off your list! You can … [Read more...]