Category: Style

This Makeup Hack Will Give You Extra Curly Eyelashes

This Makeup Hack Will Give You Extra Curly Eyelashes

Makeup Hack: try this for extra curly eyelashes! There are so many makeup hacks it’s hard sometimes to separate fact from fiction.  But if anyone has tried every makeup trick out there, it’s me.  Makeup is just one step away from painting with watercolors, and that’s been a hobby of mine since at least the 5th grade, so the way I see it, all the field research I’ve done to find the best makeup hack for your: eyes, lips, cheeks,…
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Makeup And Beauty Gift Ideas At Every Price

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Makeup and beauty gift ideas! If you’ve ever tried to buy a gift for a makeup and beauty lover, you know how tricky it is to find the right gift.  There are so many makeup and beauty options, how do you even know what you’re looking for?  How do you choose the right color palettes? There are so many deeply philosophical questions here.  The good news for you is that I’m a makeup and beauty connoisseur.  By which I mean…
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Getting Mistletoe Ready For Holidays This Year

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Are you mistletoe ready for the holidays? If the answer is ‘no’ don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Editor in Chief of Yahoo Style, Author, and Host Joe Zee has some holiday style tips just for Petit Elefant readers, (that’s you!) in the personalized video below. Let’s recap what it means to be mistletoe ready: 1. Let it shine It’s always fun to include a little bit of sparkle in your outfits during the holidays.  Even if you don’t normally…
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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

avocado conditioner

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 nail polish

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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