7 Simple Ways to Spring Clean Your Home Faster

Looking for ways to spring clean your home in no time? Good. I’ve got some tried and tested ways that I’m going to share with you. Spring cleaning is one of my favorite things about the spring season, but unfortunately, I can’t enjoy it to the fullest since my schedule is always overloaded. So I’ve found a few ways to spring clean my home fast that are also great for those who don’t like cleaning. 1. Clean mini blinds Yes, I want to start with the worst part about spring cleaning. I’m Read more [...]

9 Things You Should Practice Daily to Be More Beautiful

Appearance is one of those things that really matter to all women. We can spend hours trying different things that may help us look more beautiful and attractive. Nowadays some of beautifying practices are quite expensive and they are not available for everyone. However, there are lots of simple and affordable ways that we can use daily in order to have a fantastic look. But first of all, every woman should clearly realize what beauty is. Our inner world is the main thing that makes us beautiful. Read more [...]

10 Great Beauty Habits to Try

We all want to look our best every day, but sometimes we take on bad habits that keep us from it. We know we should avoid smoking, staying in the sun too long, and eating junk food, but that isn’t enough. Here are 10 great beauty habits you should work into your daily life. 1. Keep Makeup Light Unless you’re going to the Academy Awards, there’s no reason to cake on the makeup, especially during the day. Not only does heavy makeup look unnatural, it’s bad for your skin. If you’re constantly Read more [...]

10 Beauty Tips for Using Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar may seem like a humble salad dressing to most people, but it is actually a powerful beauty tonic that has an endless amount of uses. Raw, unfiltered vinegar is packed with healthy enzymes and is a natural antiseptic, antifungal and antibacterial. It also removes dirt and product build-up from the skin without leaving it dry or irritated. The following ten tips are clever ways to use apple cider vinegar in your everyday beauty routine. 1. Hair Rinse Shampoo and styling products Read more [...]

10 Tips to Make Hot Oil Hair Treatment

A hot oil treatment is a fabulous way to moisturize dry, brittle hair that has been damaged from heat styling and harsh weather. You can purchase hot oil treatments from pharmacies and hair salons, but it is far cheaper and more effective to create your own using natural ingredients. The following tips will help you create the perfect hot oil treatment that guarantees perfect results. 1. Choose Your Oil You can use just about any oil you wish to make your hot oil treatment. Certain oils have Read more [...]

10 Smart Ways to Care for Your Makeup Brushes

Makeup brushes afford you easy application of everything from your cosmetic foundation and blush to eye shadow and lip color. A good set of brushes may last you for years at a time, but only if you take proper care of them. Brushes that are not cleaned, or are mistreated, will soon collect dirt, bacteria, and excess product and need to be replaced. Here are 10 tips to extend the life of your cosmetics brushes, saving you money and a trip the department store. 1. Wash your brushes Brushes should Read more [...]

10 Tips for Taking Care of Acrylic Nails

There are two important components of taking care of acrylic nails. The first is to take care of the acrylics themselves and the second is to take care of your actual nails. Many people think that acrylic nails are maintenance free, but that simply is not true. Follow these ten tips to ensure that your acrylics and your natural nails remain in top condition. 1. Be gentle This is the single most important care tip for both real and acrylic nails. Don’t use them to open cans, break through Read more [...]

Herbal Mouth Wash Recipe

Our family has now completely switched to a natural oral health routine. We eat to boost oral healthand even make our own remineralizing toothpaste. The one thing we hadn’t used since changing our oral health routine was mouthwash, as most commercial versions are filled with chemicals and artificial colors and flavors. This homemade herbal mouth wash was the solution for us. It combines herbs that are naturally cleansing and healing to the teeth and gums in a convenient tincture for easy Read more [...]

DIY Fruit and Vegetable Wash (& Preserver)

In a perfect world, we’d all have the food budget to meal plan only organic foods, have someone else cook them for us (kidding- sort of), and use the time to relax in a nice detox bath. Since reality is often not very close to perfection, (and I’m yet to find a way to have an organic on-demand chef so I have time to take relaxing baths, or a dryer that automatically folds clothes), compromise is often necessary. If fully organic isn’t in your budget, you can eliminate much of the pesticides Read more [...]

Women In This State Wash Their Hair The Least Often

© Photographed by Erin Yamagata. Refinery29 The wheel is generally considered to be the most important invention of all time, which seems fair enough, but dry shampoo can’t be all that far behind. Much like it would be impossible to pinpoint the exact origin of the humble wheel, nobody can say for sure who first created a blend of highly absorbent powders and bottled ‘em up for use on no-wash days, only that it exists and the world is better for it. Dry shampoo saves time, money (think Read more [...]