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DIY: Whipped Laundry Butter | shopswell

We use a ton of laundry soap. In order to save cash I jumped on the DIY bandwagon and started experimenting with homemade laundry detergent recipes.<p>I …

Cleaning

5 Reasons This New "Cake" Mascara Is a Game-Changer for Your Lashes

We want that cake cake cake cake cake cake.<p>Brace yourself, because what we're about to tell you <i>will</i> shock you. Ready? Mascara didn't always come in a tube...<p>In the late 1800's and early 1900's, chemist Eugene Rimmel (yes, of <i>that</i> London look) and T.L. Williams, who would go on to found Maybelline, …

Aveeno Skin Relief Gentle Scent Body Wash Nourishing Coconut Review | Allure

<b>KEY INGREDIENTS:</b><p>Oat-kernel flour (soothes); glycerin (moisturizes)<p><b>HOW IT LOOKS/FEELS/SMELLS:</b><p>The clear, creamy cleanser lathers just a little. Its coconut fragrance is soft and gentle—it was created with sensitive skin in mind.<p><b>WHY WE LIKE IT:</b><p>Most skin care that smells like coconut—or rose or …

Skin Care

Lacquer Paint DIY Project Ideas + Inspiration

Since the dawn of time, humans have been attracted to shiny things. Adding a coat of high gloss to everyday items and surfaces will bump up the …

Food & Dining

Here’s Every Product It Took to Get Kim Kardashian’s $516 Fresh-Faced Look at the 2016 MTV VMAs

Makeup

Platform bed frame plans | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This article is about <b>platform bed frame plans</b>. In the past years, the platform bed frames have gained market share due to their nice appearance and …

Woodworking

Closest potentially habitable planet to our solar system found

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a discovery that has been years in the making, researchers have confirmed the existence of a rocky planet named Proxima b orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our sun, according to a new study. It is the closest exoplanet to us in the universe.<p>Given the fact that Proxima b is …

Astronomy

How 14 Different Brides Styled the Most Popular Wedding Dress on Pinterest

The "Hollie" gown by Grace Loves Lace has been pinned more than 2.5 million times!.<p>Of all the wedding dresses being shared on Pinterest these days, the Hollie by Australian designer Grace Loves Lace is by far the most popular. In fact, it's been pinned to more than 2.5 million boards.<p>Since its …

15 Unexpected Hairstyles That Are Perfect for Your Wedding Day

There are so many decisions to make when it comes to planning your nuptials, but while wedding mags and shows are great for inspiration, they rarely serve up style advice that ventures beyond the beaten path. Who wants to look like every other bride on a day that is supposed to celebrate your …

Why No One’s Wearing a Bra Anymore

Jessica Richards, the founder of Brooklyn-based cosmetics store Shen-Beauty, has a drawer full of lingerie: cotton briefs, lacy camisoles, and silky sleep-shorts. What’s missing? A bra of the push-up, underwire variety. “I just don’t see the point in wearing one,” the 31-year-old says. Richards …

Microsoft says this might be the last console generation

Earlier today I sat down with Aaron Greenberg, Microsoft's head of Xbox games marketing, to talk about Xbox One, Project Scorpio and the future of console gaming. Here are Greenberg's thoughts on three key topics.<p>On Project Scorpio–exclusive titles<p>At E3, Xbox head Phil Spencer said that all games …

Kevin Smith calls out cyberbullies for attacking his 17-year-old daughter

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kevin Smith has a message for cyberbullies: Do something with your life.<p>The actor furiously took to Instagram on Tuesday to slam who he calls internet "trolls" for posting hateful things under his 17-year-old daughter, Harley Quinn Smith's pictures.<p>"If you hate me (or my kid) this much, the …

5 Incredibly Clever DIYs That You’ll Actually Want To Try

Lovely things to make in the late summer.

You Need to See This Weekend's Best Amazon Deals

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, August</i> …

21 Foundation Hacks Every Woman Needs to Know

Life-changing ways to create an even complexion, conceal dark circles, hide zits, and more.<p><b>1. Apply your base makeup in this order: color correctors, foundation, concealer.</b> If you're getting fine lines just sitting there trying to figure out the order in which to apply your base makeup, here's a …

How to Make Rose Beads From Your Wedding Flowers

How to Make Rose Beads From Your Wedding Flowers<p>Updated on May 13, 2016<p>Making beads from rose petals is not difficult. A little patience is needed, …

Make reusable dryer sheets for $3

Many people swear by dryer sheets. Not only do they reduce static in the dryer, they can help soften and scent your clothes even more. They even have several uses outside the laundry room.<p>If they don't make dryer sheets in your favorite Downy scent, you want to cut costs or help save the …

8 Surprising Beauty Benefits of Cannabis

High, haters.<p>No, this is not a public call to action to make like Snoop Dogg and smoke weed everyday per se. But if science is any indication, when applied topically, cannabis can be beneficial to your beauty routine. Here, an impressive amount of reasons you should consider a cannabis-infused hair …

Skin Care

What’s the One Haircut You Wish You Could Pull Off? 18 Fantasy Looks to Live For

Everyone has a dream head of hair—the sort of hypnotic mane that, once spotted on a runway in Rio or gliding across the Hollywood silver screen, grips you and never lets go. Alas, those head-turning cuts often require real nerve, supernatural bone structure, or rigorous upkeep to truly pull off, …

38 Easy Summer Hairstyles You Haven’t Tried Yet

Blunt lob? Long layers? Tight curls? No matter your hair type and texture, we've got plenty of fun ideas to keep you mixing up your look all season long. The greatest part? You...

Hairstyling

How to Wake Up With Perfect Hair

Looking like the goddess you are the moment you wake up isn't always possible. You need to primp a bit to be able to say you woke up like this. But what if you could have perfect hair first thing in the morning? Beauty experts say it's entirely doable.<p>The most important things to do first? Ditch …

Now Trending: Sexy '70s-Inspired Denim Overalls and Dresses That Are, in a Word, Groovy

The '70s gave us a lot of ultra-sexy fashion trends. Suede mini skirts, tie-neck blouses, and liquid jersey off-the-shoulder dresses come to mind, along with all manner of curve-hugging jeans. And we're not just talking about bell-bottoms. One-and-done denim overalls and dresses that fit like a …

Clothing

This Woman Grew A Lemon Tree Inside Her Own House. When You Hear Her Secret... So Simple!

Growing your own food at home is a great way to save money and cut down on harmful chemicals in your diet. Keeping an entire garden, however, can be …

7 Painting Hacks to Get the Look of a Pro — Without the Pro Price

A DIY painting job doesn’t have to equal crooked lines, besmirched floors, and ceramic sinks speckled with robin’s egg blue.<p>Use these simple painting …

Lauren Graham Says Netflix's Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Will Be "Extremely Emotional"

Good news, <i>Gilmore Girls</i> fans: We're getting closer to the premiere of the all new Netflix series, <i>Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life</i>. While a premiere date still hasn't been officially announced, the cast will unite at this year's Television Critics Association summer press tour later this month in …

The Daily Show's Trevor Noah Gives Brilliant Response to Police Shootings

In light of this week’s string of police shootings, <b>Trevor Noah’s</b> opinion to the way social media is reacting is spot on.<p>During Thursday night’s episode of “The Daily Show,” the Comedy Central comedian explained how everyone in America seems to have a side.<p>“It always feels like, in America, if you …

Comedy

11 Noncommittal Ways To Experiment With Your Hair

Fake it 'til you make it.

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How to Get Perfect Hair Without a Blow-Dryer (No Matter Your Texture)

Summer is air-dying season, a.k.a. that time of year when the weather is so hot you don’t even want to think about messing with your blow-dryer. And that means we’re all doing that...

Hair Care

The only make-up, skincare and hair accounts to follow on social media

Discovering a new blog or social media feed that speaks to you is like finding a new best friend—one who fuels your braid addiction and pushes you to …