160 Uses For Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is so popular; it is 100% natural, affordable, and easy to come by. It can be used for so many things and Lew Rockwell has an extensive list to prove it. It has uses in beauty products, is a god-send in cooking, and it has been know to help with serious and minor health problems. Coconut oil also can be used for a lot of random things like removing chewing gum, making soap, and polishing furniture. Random!

See all 160 amazing uses here…

LewRockwell – 160 Uses For Coconut Oil

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DIY Dry Shampoo

We all have those days. Days when we hurl the alarm clock across the room or press the snooze button too many times. Today was one of mine. Days like this call for dry shampoo! For the chronic over sleeper (me) a DIY version would save loads of money. Modcloth has a great dry shampoo formula and you will love it!

Find out how to make your own here…

ModCloth – DIY Dry Shampoo Recipe

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Upside Down French Braid Bun

My hair is finally long enough to do fun things with. It’s so exciting! I can rock the cheerleader pony and I have a couple french twists that are my go-to’s but I am ready to try new things. If you have medium length hair, can french braid, and can handle the blood rushing to your head, then you can do this. I’ve got the first two pre-reqs but I’ll have to work on number three! Have fun!

Find the tutorial here…

LuxyHair – Upside Down French Braid Bun (VIDEO)

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DIY Sugar Scrubs

Winter is over and it’s time to show off some skin! It is time to break out that new skirt or Tee that has been patiently waiting to be worn since Christmas. Sugar scrubs are a good way to get your skin ready. These scrubs exfoliate, hydrate, and brighten. Scrubs also get rid of any gross old skin left over from the cold winter months. Get ready to show off your beautiful complexion and gorgeous skin!

Find out how to make your own scrub here…

Je Suis Alimentageuse – DIY Sugar Scrubs

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For The Creative Soul; 15 Cosmetic Organization Tips

A girl’s bathroom is not typically thought of as the most organized or orderly place in the house. Mine isn’t. Even with a two sink counter, the drawers and cabinets underneath, and a cabinet on the wall it gets messy. I need to take the time to organize. If you are in the same boat as me then salvation is at hand! Home Ideas has gathered up 15 creative ideas for us to get all of our makeup and cosmetics organized!

Check it out…

HomeIdeas – 15 Creative Cosmetic Organization Ideas

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Chuck Taylor Nails Tutorial

My nails are on the short side but that doesn’t mean I can’t do fun stuff with them. There are great nail tutorials out there and here is one of them. Making your nails look like cute Chuck Taylor shoes is a great idea!

Follow the link to see the full tutorial…

NailedItNZ – Chuck Taylor Shoe Nails

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spice rack nail polish

I don’t have enough nail polish to justify needing multiple racks for it but I know many a friend who have an endless amount of bottles! When I saw this idea from the This Moms Gonna Snap blog I just had to share it with you guys. She was able to find some spice racks from Ikea and re-purpose them into nail polish storage.

Here’s the link to all the details…

ThisMomsGonnaSnap – DIY (ish) Nail Polish Rack

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The Best And Easiest DIY Lip Gloss

I am the biggest fan of lip gloss. Too bad it is expensive to get a nice collection going. That’s why making your own lip gloss is a brilliant idea. I found a recipe that uses Crystal Light and Emergen-C. It’s so affordable and so easy!

You really need to check out the Your Home Based Mom blog and her great recipe.

Here’s the link…

YourHomeBasedMom – DIY Lip Gloss Recipe

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