Category: Style

Pinners Conference DIY Beauty Recipes

charcoal pore strips

Hello Pinners Conference class! I’m so happy I got to spend time with you today. Here are all the DIY beauty recipes we talked about in class.  I hope you have fun playing spa at home.  Let me know if you try any of these.  Have fun, and thank  you! DIY facial 2 ingredients   how to pumpkin mask Here’s what’s in your DIY beauty kits from class.  Each numbered packet is below, and the pore strips will come from…
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Why You Need To Try Asian Face Shaving

Why You Need To Try Asian Face Razoring

Face Shaving!  It’s a new, (but actually super old) beauty technique you need to try ASAP, so let’s get right to business. Here’s the real deal: is face shaving really a thing?  It totally is, and it’s not even new.  Asian women, the mavens of all things beauty, have been doing it forever and a day, with amazing results. Does that seem totally weird?  It’s okay to feel weirded out if you, like me, are from a western nation and…
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Our Back To School Shopping At Deseret Industries

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Back to school shopping! // This post is brought to you in partnership with Deseret Industries. Thank you for always being so awesome to Petit Elefant sponsors, you’re the best. // Back to school shopping is one of my most favorite times of the year.  I vividly remember shopping for school clothes when I was in elementary school, and how before we ever left the house I’d spend days thinking about what looks I wanted to put together for the…
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Make Your Own DIY Avocado Conditioner

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Avocado conditioner: make your own deep hair conditioner with this easy, all-natural recipe! As you know, I’m a huge fan of DIY beauty, and love it when I can combine leftover food that would otherwise go to waste with a few pantry ingredients to make a spa worthy beauty recipe.  Case in point, avocado deep hair conditioner. Make your own avocado conditioner and have a relaxing spa night at home with this DIY avocado, honey + olive oil hair mask. …
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DIY Charcoal Pore Strips How To Make Your Own

charcoal pore strips

Charcoal pore strips are so easy to make at home, there’s no reason to ever buy them at the store again! Have you been seeing DIY charcoal pore strips all over the internet?  I have, and since I love making DIY facials, I thought it would be fun to try the charcoal version.  Activated charcoal is so good at removing toxins inside your body, I thought it would be good for the outside of your body, and I was right. …
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OPI Summer Collection Nude Polish 2016

OPI infinite shine collection

Nude polish summer collection: OPI’s Infinite Shine 2. I love a good nude polish.  Granted, nude color varies a lot by skin tone, but there are a lot of different shades of basic nude polish, and it looks good on everyone. Nude polish is especially good if you worry your hands or fingers are too short, (it’s a thing, I promise) because using polish the same color as your skin extends the visual line of your hand all the way…
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My Favorite Figure Flattering One-Piece Swimsuits 2016

one-piece swimsuit

One-piece swimsuits are the figure flattering champions of the swimwear world, and I’m loving what I’m seeing right now for Summer 2016.  There are so many different color choices, cleavage options, (no, really) and styles – there’s something for everyone.   Even if you aren’t into camouflaging a tummy (who isn’t into covering up a tummy?), these 12 one-piece swimsuits will have you swooning for a sunny day at the pool.  Gorgeous bows, halter tops, and one-shoulder swimsuits are super…
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Recipe To Make Your Own DIY Dry Shampoo

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DIY dry shampoo is one of the best behind-the-scenes beauty secrets of all time.  It’s so easy to make and does such a good job, you’ll never spend money on store bought dry shampoo again. Have you ever used dry shampoo?  I’ll admit, until a decade ago I’d never even heard of dry shampoo, let alone people making their own DIY dry shampoo, but it has opened my eyes to the wonders of beauty shortcuts. And as far as beauty…
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What Makeup To Use For Spring Makeup Looks

spring make up palette

Spring makeup is my favorite, and a few weeks ago I showed you a really gorgeous, super easy before and after Spring makeup look on my daughter.  Today I’m sharing the makeup I used to create the look. It really didn’t take too much to create such a gorgeous, fresh Spring makeup look on my daughter, and as with any makeup look, it’s just a matter of using the right products in the right colors to really make your face…
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