Category: Style

Win A Birchbox Subscription For One Year!

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Birchbox Subscription // This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Balance. As always, all opinions are my own. // I’m going to be really honest here for a minute, in the twelve years since my son’s birth there have been entire months I’ve subsisted entirely on energy bars. I’m not even kidding a little. My daughter was a whole different animal. When she was little we had entire meals with civil conversation and moments of silence….
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How To Make Your Own DIY Liquid Dry Shampoo

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Liquid dry shampoo DIY We’ve talked before about a couple of different ways to make dry shampoo with ingredients from your kitchen, but today it’s time to talk liquid dry shampoo. Recently my teenage daughter shared with me her version of dry shampoo, but a liquid version.  She prefers it to actual dry, dry shampoo because it’s less messy and she can spray it on specific parts of her hair, as opposed to typical dry shampoo that you shake onto…
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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

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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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