DIY beauty

  • baking soda is not an exfoliant

    Why You Should NOT Use Baking Soda To Exfoliate Your Skin

    Have you ever used baking soda to exfoliate your face? Everyone on the internet’s recommending it. For starters, it’s natural, so how could it be bad? Plus, it’s so cheap. Why spend a fortune on acid exfoliants when this will do? Because it could destroy your skin. Turns out, baking soda ain’t as harmless as […]

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  • toothpaste as an acne treatment

    Why You Shouldn’t Use Toothpaste To Get Rid Of Pimples

    Does toothpaste help pimples? It’s a legit question. When I was 15, I read in a magazine (hey, we didn’t have the internet back then!) that putting toothpaste on pimples would get rid of them. I know, it sounds crazy. But if you were a young and clueless teenager desperate to get the attention of […]

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  • diet change for healthy skin olive oil

    Should You Add Olive Oil To Your Shampoo?

    This may sound weird but… I add olive oil to my shampoo all the time. Hear me out: shampoos can leave hair dry. But add a few drops of a moisturizing oil and your locks stay soft and moisturised even after a vigorous washing session. The catch? It makes the shampoo less effective. And that’s […]

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    DIY Beauty: Homemade Mixing Medium

    Before the gods of makeup created Fyrinnae Pixie Epoxy, you had to use MAC Mixing Medium to foil loose eyeshadows. It has cult following because it makes eyeshadows look SO vibrant. Plus, it helps them adhere better to your lids too. What’s the secret ingredient that makes this magic trick possible? Glycerin and water. Yep, […]

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    DIY Beauty: Make Your Own Cream Eyeshadow

    I’m not a big fan of cream eyeshadows. I have oily lids and cream formulas on me crease faster than you can say “eyeshadow!” But last week, I accidentally dropped a couple of powder eyeshadow to the ground and they smashed into a thousands pieces. *cries* I didn’t want to let them go to waste […]

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