Summer Beauty Trends for 2014

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Summer Beauty Trends for 2014Don’t you just love how the seasons change? Especially when it brings you closer and closer to being summer time!

As far as seasons go, Fall is definitely my fave, but Summer is a close second. Spring can suck it because it’s too drizzly and damp and that is NEVER good for my hair.

Over the years I have found some trends that always seem to recur during the hot summer months. Natural beachy curls are popular for hair trends, the au-natural face comes back and it makes sense. It’s too dang hot out to really vamp it up. While there are these reincarnated faves, that doesn’t mean there aren’t more new and noteworthy trends. [Keep Reading]

10 tips to whiten nails*Guest Post by Alex*

Yellowing of nails is a common problem with women who uses nail enamels on a regular basis. Especially dark nail paints tend to leave a stain on your nails which can make them unsightly.

Thankfully, there are certain natural ways that can help you to whiten them effectively. Although, most of the time it is easier to fix it at home, it is best to visit a doctor if you have chronic yellow nails. [Keep Reading]

DIY TonerWe all have a daily skin care regimen to keep our skin looking it’s best. For most of us it’s a three step process that consists of our daily cleanser, a nice light toner and my favourite, moisturizer.

It’s no secret that these three very important steps to maintaining and caring for our faces’ natural moisture barrier can add up fast and get expensive rather quickly! What’s worse, many of us also make the wrong choices for you skin type by gravitating to the wrong products with ingredient lists a mile long.

Choosing a product full of unpronounceable ingredients usually isn’t a good thing. Why do you think so many people are gravitating more towards all natural products?

With that in mind, I’m going to share my favorite basil toner recipe that is perfect for all skin types and won’t gouge a hole in your wallet. [Keep Reading]

3 Cheap and easy teeth whitening tricksWho doesn’t love checking out a big toothy grin? Am I right, or am I right?

Smiles are great for so many reasons. When you’re feeling blue, a smile from a stranger can lift your spirits. A sly smile can let that hunky gentleman at the end of the bar know you are definitely interested in him buying you a beverage. [Keep Reading]

how to make fingernails strongerI remember when I was in elementary school I used to have the most beautiful, strong fingernails. I mean, they were perfectly curved (naturally), and boy did I get lots of compliments.

I sometimes wonder how they remained so long when I was constantly playing basketball and volleyball. I must have been doing something right, but what?

As an adult, my nails don’t seem to be as strong. I chalk this up to constantly tap, tap, tapping away on my laptop regularly, but the truth is, I’m probably doing a few other things wrong as well. [Keep Reading]

12 Tricks to Use Your Makeup Brush Effectively*Guest Post by Owen*

Applying makeup is a skill very few people are able to master.

Since less is more when it comes to makeup, knowing how to use a light hand can make all the difference to your face.

Begin by studying the structure of your face and your features, and learn how to highlight your good features and conceal your not-so-flattering ones. Makeup application should begin with the face because a smooth and even face requires less eye makeup and lip color. [Keep Reading]

Frequently Asked Questions about NaturafulAlright ladies, it’s time to address something you’ve all been asking about – Naturaful.

I know, I know. We’ve had a review on it before and even did a case study on moi, but  we’re going at it a 3rd time and here’s why.

I like to believe that I’m pretty thorough and that my reviews are stellar, but I keep getting asked the same frequently asked questions about Naturaful. Perhaps I was not clear, so in this post, I’m dishing all the A’s to your FAQ’s to help you make an informed decision about this product! [Keep Reading]

Fake Fuller Lips NaturallyWe live in a pretty vain world nowadays.

Whenever someone isn’t happy with their appearance they run to the nearest spa or beauty salon and try and fix it.

An increasing number of people have resort to fillers and injections to help gain the look they so desperately want. While procedures like lip enhancement are touted as being safe, new research has come to light and the findings may leave you feeling queasy. [Keep Reading]

5 Spring Makeup Trends for 2014Ohhh snap. Spring is officially only 3 and a half weeks away!

Having grown up in one of the coldest regions of Ontario, Canada, I can totally empathize with what you’re goin through right now. It’s cold, windy, your hair is getting frizzy, your skin is dry and how the hell do you expect to keep your makeup in place with so many scarfs, hats, hoodies and jackets coming in contact with them? [Keep Reading]

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