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How To Make Your Own Homemade Mouthwash for Minty Fresh Breath

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How to make your own homemade mouthwash

If you are Canadian then you have undoubtedly watched an episode of Degrassi. As an 80’s baby, I was more of a Next Generation audience member than the original.

One of the hunkiest dudes was Peter. He was good girl Darcy’s (played by Shenae Grimes of 90210) boyfriend and in one episode she outs him for having gnarly, jungo breath. Harsh, Darcy. Real harsh.

This is a very roundabout way of getting onto the topic of bad breath (and eventually a homemade mouthwash you can make), but cute boys distract me and this is what happens. Oops! [Keep Reading]

5 Big Beauty Myths

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A list of beauty myths, busted

We all have our own beauty rules – don’t pluck the hair above your eyebrows, don’t bite your nails, accentuate your best features, hide the worst and clean your makeup brushes. This one I’m still trying to make a habit of. Gross, I know.

With so many different beauty rules floatin’ around out there (thanks Pinterest!) it can be downright difficult to decipher which are true and which are big beauty myths.

That is why I’m taking it upon myself to bust these beauty myths so we can all get back to primping! [Keep Reading]

Your Post-Holiday Beauty Detox

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Tips for your next beauty detox

You reveled. You over-ate. You over-drank. You danced the night away. And now it’s back to work and back to reality. *cue the wah wah waaaah music*

While the holidays can be a rockin’ good time, they can also be chaotic and downright bad for your looks.

The late nights, the booze, the gravy-coated-everything (or maybe that’s just me), the baking, and the all-night steamy mistletoe canoodling can leave a girl’s skin looking tired, dull and bloated. [Keep Reading]

How To Make Homemade Beauty Products for Gifts This Holiday Season

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Ideas for creative and homemade beauty products for gifts

It’s almost that time of year!! The most wonderful time of the year in fact! That time of year where we get pressies! *jumping up and down like a giddy little school girl*

It is also that time of year where we have to rack our brains for ideas that haven’t been done a hundred times over. *stops jumping and starts to pout*

Not only can gift giving get expensive but the last minute mall scramble can really make a girl twitch. That’s why this year I’m putting my foot down. That’s right I’m saying ‘to hell with the mall’ (never thought I would say that!) and making my own homemade beauty products for gifts.

Awww yeah, I’ll be saving some serious cash-money while also embracing my inner creativity and gifting my fave gals with personalized homemade beauty products that are not only good for them but will help them look their very best this Holiday Season!

Want to make your own homemade beauty products for gifts this year? Read on. [Keep Reading]

3 Common Beauty Mistakes

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3 of the most common beauty mistakes

I’m the first one to admit, I’m guilty of making ALL of these beauty mistakes. In fact, it’s only recently that I have finally mastered bobby pins. Yeah…don’t ask…I used to be bobby-pin-challenged.

Though we all might love everything to do with beauty – the products, the techniques, and the trends – some of us *points at herself* might not have the coordination we crave to be able to pull off some of the hottest looks.

And speaking from experience, my lack of coordination or just straight up skills usually end with me looking a fright or just reverting back to my tried and true looks.

So what are these common beauty mistakes I speak of? [Keep Reading]

Top 5 Summer Beauty Tips

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Summer Beauty Tips

Girls, Summer’s just around the corner and that means we’re about to get hit with some serious dehydration, skin damage and disgustingly clogged pores :-(

If this winter was any indication, we’re probably in for a long, hot and nasty one when it comes to keeping ourselves looking beautiful.

So to help you guys get ready for the heat in 2012, we thought we’d let you in on a couple of Summer beauty tips to keep you looking amazing throughout those hot, hot months. [Keep Reading]

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