Showing posts from March, 2013

DIY: Spinach mask

Hello everyone! When it comes to healthy skin, you should try to stay away from chemicals and artificial colours , which unfortunately are found in most cosmetics. Spinach is packed with antioxidants,   vitamin C , vitamin E , beta-carotene , manganese , zinc and selenium . The vitamins and antioxidants in the spinach mask will strengthen your skin.  Spinach provides oxygen to the blood cells; this will improve your circulation, giving your skin a nice healthy glow . This spinach mask is gentle enough to be used on sensitive skin. Ingredients: 4-5 spinach leaves 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon e xtra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon almond oil (optional)  Almond oil is rich in vitamins A, B, and E and can help reduce   dark eye circles . Method: Wash the spinach leaves carefully; let them dry before putting them in the blender. Put all the spinach in the blender and blend until the consistency is mostly smoothed. Add a tablespoon of olive oil into the

How to clean hair styling (hot) tools

Hello everyone! Build up on your curling or flat irons can occur from styling products and oils in your hair.  Not only is it bad for your hot tools, it can cause snags that can pull and break hair and cause split ends.   Clean tools last longer and work more efficiently .  Follow these simple steps to clean away the build up and maintain a clean hot tool. You will need: A soft cloth Cotton balls Water Mild soap cleanser Rubbing alcohol (optional) Cleaning steps: Turn off and unplug your hot tool.   Never immerse any electric tool in water plugged or unplugged. Prepare a small bowl of warm soapy water (a drop or two of liquid soap). Dip the edge of a cotton ball in the soapy water solution and rub the plates or surfaces in a circular motion.   Use caution not to burn your hands. Wipe the tools clean with a clean, soft cloth. If you do not want to use soap, moisten a soft cloth with rubbing alcohol . Rub the cloth over the surface. Follow this with a

International Women’s Day 2013

Hello everyone! Today is International Women’s Day !   Check out these  quotes and be sure to   pin   your favourite one to your   Pinterest   so that you can come back to it later…  J Which one is your favorite?   Pin your favourite one   and have an awesome weekend! Happy International Women's Day, ladies!  XOXO Euphrasie85

Tag post: Skincare & Make-up

Skincare How many times do you wash your face daily? - Twice: morning and night.  What skin type do you have? - I used to have oily skin in my teens.  Now I have sensitive, acne-prone skin. Do you have acne problems? –   Unfortunately , I  still have occasional flare-ups .  L    Do you exfoliate?   – Yes, I love exfoliating.  I use DIY scrubs ! Do you use a toner? - I use either witch hazel or rose water . Do you have freckles?   - No. Do you use eye cream ?   - My day cream and night cream can be used around the eye area.  They double as eye creams. Do you use SPF ?   - Yes. Make-up What foundation do you use?  (type) - An oil-free, liquid foundation.  How about concealer?   - I don’t like using concealer but, when I do, I use a pencil or a creamy stick. Do you know your undertone colour? - Not sure!      Did you know that you are supposed to change your mascara every 3 months?   - Yes, of course. What make-up tools do you use in make-up applic

Nails Of The Day (NOTD): Golden chunks

Hello everyone!     Have you missed my  NOTD posts?  Do you want to see more NOTD posts?  This is what I am wearing on my nails today...   I applied two coats of Shimmery  Burgundy  polish and one coat of  Chunky Gold Glitter top coat. Do you like the end result? XOXO Euphrasie85 Want to see more?  Click here to see what other stuff I post online: ❤   Facebook   ❤  Twitter   ❤   Pinterest   ❤