Make Your Own DIY Sugar Scrub Recipe

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If there’s one beauty product that I can’t get enough of, it’s a good scrub. This love started at a very young age when I discovered a jar of scrub my mom had in her shower. Ever since then, I can’t get enough of exfoliating. Sometimes I’m surprised I still have layers of skin left!

Did you know that it’s quick, easy, and fairly inexpensive to make your own organic DIY sugar scrub? It is! With just a few ingredients, and about 5 minutes of time, you can have a great jar of this glorious beauty product at a budget friendly price.

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Easy Nautical Anchor Nail Art Tutorial

I am a huge fan of the Nautical look. Anchors, bold stripes, red, white, blue, rope handles, even starfish and lobsters are all part of the classic trend. While lots of people put their bold stripes away come fall, I find that it’s a look that can easily be pulled off until the beginning of October.

 

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Check out this super easy nautical anchor nail art look. With just a few strokes of nail polish, you can have something that looks really great! The nautical anchor nail art is easy enough for beginners, too.

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One Direction Makeup Collection Review – Up All Night

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One Direction. They seem to be everywhere you look. You can’t turn on the radio without hearing one of their songs. And if you have a tween or teen – fuhgeddaboutit.

It seems as though One Direction has set their sights on their next takeover target – the beauty industry! The boy band already had their own fragrances, and now they’re releasing One Direction makeup collections. There are three One Direction Makeup collections – Take Me Home, Up All Night, and Midnight Memories.

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Vote for Laura Geller in the QVC Awards + Giveaway

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Do you ever watch QVC? I have to admit, I am an addict! When I was in college, I used to watch QVC allllll the time. Mostly beauty shows, and some of the fashion shows. And some of the cooking shows, too, of course.

It was during this time that I was introduced to some of the best products out there. I was introduced to some of my very favorite items that I still use to this day. Laura Geller makes many of these favorites.

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Get the Look: 2014 MTV VMA Awards

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The 2014 MTV VMAs were held earlier this week, and, for the most part, everyone looked fantastic.   There were a couple of people that really looked amazing, though. Demi Lovato was the talk of the night, in her gorgeous, low cut, orange dress.  Gwen Stefani displayed her signature style of rocker chic.

We’re going to show you the products you need to get these MTV VMA makeup looks at home.

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How to Make a Wire Wrapped Beach Glass Pendant

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Beach Glass and sea glass is so pretty. It’s hard to believe that these pieces used to be trash that has now been tumbled by the ocean for so many years. Since it’s such a treasure, beach glass should be treated as such. A wire wrapped sea glass or beach glass pendant is the perfect way to show off a treasured piece.

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Low Calorie Lemonade Cocktail Recipes

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One of the quintessential summer beverages is lemonade. Cool. Crisp. Refreshing. Lemonade really has it all.  A lemonade cocktail takes something good, and make it even better. These low calorie lemonade cocktail recipes are the perfect thing to celebrate National Lemonade Day!  Be sure to check out more lemonade cocktail recipes, too.

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