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DIY Hot Cocoa Bath Bombs with Frosting

These bath bombs with frosting smell like chocolate and vanilla heaven. But that’s not even the best part about this DIY. This recipe is made with common bath bomb (and kitchen) ingredients. Even the frosting contains NO MERINGUE powder, NO POWDERED SUGAR and NO SOAP base. I use a different secret ingredient that I KNOW …

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How to Prevent Allergic Reactions and Keep the Skin Safe and Healthy (guest post)

5 DIY Skincare Tips for Skin Health and Safety To keep the skin looking and feeling great, you need to be aware of certain facts and facets of skincare. In addition to that, you need to have the basic info regarding skin types and the ideal treatment for each. To that end, following is a …

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How to Make a Honey Cinnamon Face Mask and 5 Benefits

  These two ingredients go as well together in a honey cinnamon face mask as they do when included in some delicious desserts. Mix the two of them together in order to create a simple and effective skin treatment. Not really sure how to make this mask? Guest blogger Jordan will guide you through a …

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DIY black drawing salve for mosquito bites

Things I like about summer: feeling the sunshine on my face, holiday planning, sitting on my balcony until the sun sets. Things I don’t like about summer? One word: mosquitoes. Pesky little blood suckers. I’m happy to donate some of my blood. And I don’t mind the red bump as much. It’s the itch that’s …

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DIY ACV Face toner – Is it worth the smell?

It’s the ultimate DIY Beauty Hack: take something you already have (preferably from your kitchen), add an equally easily accesible ingredient, and you have skin care magic. One of those magic DIY ingredients is Apple Cider Vinegar. It’s used in lots of different DIY Tricks for common beauty problems: from shining up your hair to …

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DIY Pure Clay Masks for different skin types

Green clay, white clay, pink clay, brown clay. Clay comes in as many colors as it has benefits. I’ve been keeping my beauty routine quite simple lately. But with the weather changing I’ve noticed my skin’s craving a little more. A little more clay. Nothing cleanses out those pores quite like a clay mask!

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The only drugstore product I put on my face

For me there’s the time before natural beauty remedies and the time after. Before was marked by eczema flares and oily t-zones. After introduced the era of balanced, healthy skin heaven. Needless to say I’m never going back again. There’s only 1 drugstore staple that has earned a permanent spot in my everyday skin care …

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How To Make Surprise Black Bath Bombs

These cute looking pink petal bath bombs have a dark secret hidden inside. Learn how you can make these hidden black bath bombs at home. You can keep them all to yourself, or share them as gifts with family and friends. How about a Halloween sugar-free alternative for Halloween? Or the perfect anti-Valentine or Galentine …

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Chai Lotion Bars Recipe without Beeswax

Turn your favorite fall drink into LOTION BARS! This easy lotion bars recipe without beeswax is the perfect vegan alternative for your homemade massage bars. I’ve been obsessed with Chai lattes lately. Everywhere I take a “coffee break” I’m looking for the perfect Chai. A silky foam top with warming spices and sweetened with vanilla …

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DIY Bath Bombs WITHOUT citric acid or cream of tartar + VIDEO tutorial

With this easy step-by-step recipe tutorial you can make your own bath bombs without citric acid powder easy and cheap at home! A fun activity for a rainy day or when you’re bored during the summer months. I don’t have kids, but I can imagine this is a fun sensory play activity, as they can …

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Why You Should Swear Off Hydrocortisone Creams

Note: this is my personal story with using hydrocortisone creams. Always seek professional medical advise before using or quitting medication.     I am a recovering hydrocortisone cream addict. It’s probably one of the deepest, darkest secrets of The Makeup Dummy, but I used to swear by hydrocortisone creams.

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DIY Lavender Room Spray for Mosquito free Sleep

Learn how to make this easy lavender room spray or pillow mist. Not only will the relaxing scent of lavender help you catch some Z’s. The scent of lavender can also help keep mosquitoes away! Mosquitos and I have 1 thing in common. We both hate the smell of citronella. The common ingredient in mosquito …

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