Category: Beauty

OPIs Collection of Gwen Stefanis 2014

gwen stefani

It’s 2014 guys, which means it’s time for a new collection of nail polish.  Because if there’s anything that screams ‘I’ve got my crap together’ and ‘my New Year’s Resolutions are going swimmingly, thank you very much’ it’s a fresh manicure with some seriously tight colors. You know what? These colors are tight. ‘Tight’ isn’t normally a word I incorporate into my daily vocabulary, but I think I might start using it because it’s a new year, and I feel…
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New Lineup of Contributors: Natalia

We’ve been working on some exciting things behind the scenes here at Petit Elefant.  As such, we have gathered some fantastic talent in the form of several new regular Contributors.  Lovely women with smarts and style who will be sharing their mad skills right here, with all of you.  The very best stuff. For reals.  Let’s get to know them one by one, shall we? Please join us as we welcome and introduce our first fabulous contributor, Natalia Simmons. Natalia,…
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Make it Your Own Coffee Body Scrub DIY

Coffee lovers, rejoice! Your ever-lovin-coffee-minds are about to be blown with this DIY coffee scrub.  Yes, truly, today I’m going to show you how to make your own coffee scrub.  We’ve done citrus scrub, regular ol’ sugar scrub, and strawberry salt foot scrub, so I thought it would be fun to mix it up (wakka, wakka) and try some coffee scrub. Let me tell you right now, if you hate the smell of coffee, you should maybe go learn how…
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OPI Fall 2013 Collection

OPI Fall 2013

Clockwise from top left: Incognito in Sausalito, I knead sour-dough, muir muri on the wall, embarca-dare ya, dining al-frisco   OPI has done it again.  A new amazing Fall collection of completely gorgeous nail colors for Fall 2013.  And you guys, this time it’s named after and color themed to match one of my favorite cities in the world: San Francisco. If you know much about San Francisco you’ll probably have a little giggle at the nail polish names.  Embarca-dare ya?…
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DIY how to home made facial with aspirin

home made facial

DIY how to home made facial with aspirin. //  While I’m away in Europe (hopefully not getting knifed on commuter trains) I’m running a series of Top 10 Favorite Posts on Petit Elefant for your reading pleasure.  These 10 posts are some of the most popular posts on Petit Elefant, so enjoy!  See you soon.  // Did you know Aspirin is kind of the unsung hero of skincare?  For serious, Aspirin does all kinds of awesome things when you smooth…
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How to DIY facial with fresh and healthy carrots

how to carrot facial

How to DIY facial with fresh and healthy carrots. //  While I’m away in Europe (hopefully not getting knifed on commuter trains) I’m running a series of Top 10 Favorite Posts on Petit Elefant for your reading pleasure.  These 10 posts are some of the most popular posts on Petit Elefant, so enjoy!  See you soon.  // Carrots are delicious, crisp miracles that work magic on us humans.  They’re great to eat raw, steamed, dipped in delicious things, and smothered…
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Homemade citrus coconut soap

homemade citrus coconut soap diy

Making homemade soap is one of those crafts that sounds intimidating, doesn’t it? You picture yourself slaving over a stove, scorching your fingers pouring hot soap into tiny molds. But fear not! Homemade soap is actually one of the most insanely simple things to do at home. If you have a microwave, then you’re all set. No special equipment is required – not even tiny soap molds. And if you like knowing what goes into your cleaning products, especially the…
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3 ways to wear green eye make up in 2013

3 ways to wear green makeup

Wear some green eye make up this year, it’s on my the list.  You know, that New Year’s Resolution list you’re currently carrying around in your purse/sitting on your desk/in the notebook on your nightstand, and feeling guilty about?  How’s about you put some fun stuff on there, (losing 10 lbs doesn’t count as fun) such as: learn how to wear fun make up in the year 2013. As of course you already know, because you’re savvy and in-the-know, emerald…
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