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Whenever I browse through Pinterest, I find myself always stopping and staring at images of spices.Read More

Milka -Jan 22, 2014, 4:03PM
I love spices! My favorite tea is Chai just because of all the spices it has. When I cook I use tons of spices and have perfected it to a blend that has many of my favorites. White pepper, cumin, cardamon, paprika, ginger, fennel, all spice, cinnamon, yellow curry, nutmeg and sea salt. It gives a very savory flavor to foods. I always try to incorporate and experiment with new spices so I have to try turmeric now.
Alex -Jan 22, 2014, 1:38AM
Beautiful images, I will try having some cumin before bed tonight! xx https://www.etsy.com/shop/MasonJarLover?ref=l2-shopheader-name

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Post image for How To Remove Wrinkles Without An Iron

Wrinkle emergencies. We’ve all had them. Maybe you’re traveling and your suitcase didn’t quite keep the fabric of your dress as smooth as you’d hoped… but there’s no iron at the place you’re staying.

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Post image for Lookbook Makeup: Moroccan Romance

Our latest lookbook, “Moroccan Romance,” became a fast favorite the moment I laid eyes on it.  The bold, primary color palette feels so fresh and cheerful, and is such a nice change from the darker shades of winter.  Mixed prints and rich textures give the eye so much to take in, it’s hard to stop staring at the images – and that tiled backdrop? Gorgeous.Read More

Juliette Laura -Jan 20, 2014, 11:34PM
Such unexpected and beautiful makeup! xo, Juliette Laura http://juliettelaura.blogspot.com/
Tori -Jan 20, 2014, 6:01PM
Totally trying this tomorrow :3

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Post image for 3 Workout Hairstyles (That Start With A Ponytail!)

This post is from our contributor FP Naomi.Read More

peinados faciles -Dec 02, 2015, 2:16PM
I definitively prefer the The Ballet Bun that hairstyle is more easy and comfortable for make exercise
jono -Dec 24, 2014, 9:13AM
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Post image for Honey Is The New Shampoo: Week 1

Earlier this month, I wrote a blog post about going no ‘poo, where I asked all of you seasoned experts to help me decide whether or not I should ditch commercial shampoo and conditioner in favor of more natural options.

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Post image for Nail Polish Shades For Spring

It’s that time of year. Winter is in full effect, but in my mind I’m dreaming of lightweight summer fabrics, pastel shades, and wide open beaches. The fashion world is buzzing with new trends, and we’re longing to bare a bit more, show some skin, and lighten up a little bit — but the cold winter winds are telling us…not just yet. One way you can start to bring some spring into your look now, however, is with nail polish. Read More

Christine -Jan 15, 2014, 10:13AM
Omg. Love those colors! Ive been looking for the perfect opaque true pink for ages! Thanks for sharing!! bossdaily.blogspot.com
Juliette Laura -Jan 15, 2014, 8:56AM
Ohhhh lovely colors. I'm having a hard time thinking about spring, but my nails are definitely heading in that direction, I'm all about light pink for nails! xo, Juliette Laura http://juliettelaura.blogspot.com http://www.etsy.com/shop/InfiniteStyleShop

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Post image for 5 Ways To Boost Your Immunity This Season

UPDATE: This post originally ran on December 3rd 2013 but with the frigid weather we’ve been having lately, we found ourselves in need of these natural remedies!Read More

Teesha -Jan 31, 2014, 8:34PM
I am definitely a believer in these natural remedies. Another great one to add is elderberry extract, which is proven to reduce flu symptoms and the likes. Also, if you're interested, I have a great recipe for a morning detox drink, perfect for boosting immunity and flushing toxins. http://www.remedyrogues.com/morning-detox-drink/
Amelia Jane -Jan 14, 2014, 10:41AM
I drink hot tea every morning, wash my hands before i eat, and have a spoon full of local organic honey and get a lot of sleep. so far i have not been sick once this winter season.

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Winter really takes a toll on our skin. It cracks, flakes and chaps as we are met by cold and windy weather.Read More

Brooke of Passport Couture -Sep 08, 2015, 11:18PM
I've used a mix of tea tree oil and coconut oil for a conditioner, but now I'll have to try it for a face mask! Thanks for the suggestion! http://passportcouture.com
Aastha -Aug 30, 2015, 10:10AM
Great article! I have a question. Should one apply the Tomato-Honey pack daily? I have oily skin.

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Post image for How To Make All-Natural Solid Perfume

More and more I find myself succumbing to the power of scent. I surround myself with things that smell of pure beauty, wherever I go. Read More

Genny -Nov 25, 2015, 8:31PM
Candelilla wax is a great alternative to beeswax and vegan
Ria -Oct 17, 2015, 10:55AM
I wonder what I could use as a vegan alternative to the beeswax.

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Post image for Going No ‘Poo: Yea Or Nay?

No ‘Poo. It’s a term I’ve heard quite a bit on the internet — and one that’s always intrigued me, although I’ve never mustered up the courage to try it myself… until now. Maybe. Read More

Ashley -Dec 31, 2015, 2:59PM
I was going to leave a comment about how you should never use baking soda on your hair, but someone already did it! Yea, your scalp should be kept at a PH of 4-5.5 . When you use Apple Cider vinegar on you hair you really have to keep in mind that is is an ACID with a PH of about 3, which isn't as dramatic as a base of 9, but can still cause damage over time. Use it carefully if you do. If you want nice hair, dumping acids and bases on it is silly and counterproductive. It will cause drying to your hair and scalp over time and do all sorts of nasty stuff. (Well, I can't say for sure if this will actually happen to you, but it's a real possibility). There are better ways to go 'chemical free' than using chemicals like baking soda (Sodium bicarbonate) and vinegar (Impure Acetic Acid). For a while I used raw honey on my hair. It has a huge range in PH (3.2-6.1) But the average is 3.9-4.5. The more bitter the honey tastes, the more basic is is. I used the honey method for a few months, and at first my hair was greasy and sticky, but after the first three weeks it was really thick and voluminous. It wasn't sticky at all and it didn't look or feel greasy, but my hair did look darker over all, and the texture was really strange to me. It felt like the bristles of a paint brush, if you know what I mean? Not the silky ones, the thick ones for acrylics. It was just honey and water but it really changed my hair. When I started working at my current job I went back to regular shampoos, and now im thinking of going back to SLS free stuff, but I don't think it's entirely necessary either. It's never dried my hair or scalp out, but experimenting is so fun. I really like the way SLS stuff makes my hair feel, but I'll still 'Shop around' for the best thing possible.
Amebr -Aug 17, 2015, 10:21AM
I apologize for the long post in advance. I have med length hair and it is slightly think with some wave to it. I have been no poo for about 3 months now and I had yet to have that ‘Hallelujah’ moment. My hair was terrible! It was heavy gunky/waxy I didn’t have the smooth shiny beautiful hair everyone was talking about after the transition period. (made it through transition thanks to a week at the beach where I didn't have to do much to it!) Now I know I was done with the transition period bc my hair was different from the greasy mess it was in the beginning. I was looking around to figure out what the heck was wrong before I gave up on no poo I didn’t really want to go back I wanted to stick it out. I didn’t really keep good track of what I did to my hair but was trying all kinds of stuff from just water, to increasing and decreasing my BS, to switching between White vinegar and Apple cider vinegar and increasing and decreasing the amts of vinegar to really diluting both of them to using them at full strength. UGH! nothing worked! still had this like waxy build up. I FINALLY found what was wrong, HARD WATER! My husband said that our area is a 10 out of 10 for hard water (used to work for our city water dept) Through all my research I had found that if you have hard water the BS doesn’t dissolve in the water and therefore doesn’t clean your hair the way it should. So Friday night I boiled my amount of water that fits in my bottle( plus a little more bc you will lose some the evaporation. You also want to use a pan that is bigger bc when you add the BS it will fizzle and you don’t want a big mess) for about 10 mins. I then added a few tablespoons of BS and watched it fizzle. Once the water has cooled you can pour it into your bottle and voila! Use it like you have been using your BS mix and follow with vinegar. I finally noticed the slight lather everyone was talking about and when my hair was dry HALLELUJAH I had beautiful, smooth, shiny, awesome hair!!!! It is now Monday, usually I have to try some cute braid or some other type of up hair, but I have my hair half up and it is still gunk/wax free and BEAUTIFUL!! I love, love, love no poo and wont go back. If you feel you need the smell good from your shampoo you can always add some essential oils to it and you have pretty smelling hair.

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The thing I love about New Year’s Eve the most is the excuse it gives you to dress up. Read More

Juliette Laura -Dec 31, 2013, 2:01PM
So perfect! Just like the nail art I just instagrammed! (juliettelaura if you want to see :) ) Seriously love the combo of black and silver glitter. Have a happy NYE! xo, Juliette Laura http://juliettelaura.blogspot.com

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Post image for Makeup Tutorial: Smokey Eye For New Year’s Eve

The smokey eye is a timeless look. It’s sexy, it’s sultry, it’s moody… it’s perfect for New Year’s Eve. Read More

Arunima Jamwal -Oct 01, 2014, 4:08PM
Oh wow. Need to try this!
LAUREN -Dec 31, 2013, 9:23PM
this tutorial is one of the worst for smokey eyes i've ever read.

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