DIY: Lavender Facial Mist For Clear Skin

DIY Lavender Facial Mist For Clear Skin

Most people are familiar with lavender as a sedative, a flowering plant that calms nerves, helps with anxiety, depression and stress. What most people don’t know, is that lavender has some beautifying properties as well.

Lavender which is an antiseptic and has anti-inflammatory properties can help with acne, reduce swelling, redness, and even helps with eczema by relieving itching. Lavender also helps with skin ageing by boosting the circulatory system increasing flows of oxygen and nutrients to stem cells, meaning less wrinkles.

I am going to teach you how to create a refreshing and easy facial mist that will help you with acne. This spray has helped me tremendously. My skin feels a lot softer and I have noticed fewer breakouts.

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Urban Decay Naked2 Basics Palette Review and Photos

Urban Decay Naked2 Basics Palette

If you’re looking for an everyday makeup palette then the Urban Decay Naked2 Basics is for you. The new palette has more cooler tones compared to its sister, the Naked Basics palette.

The palette has six brand new taupe-hued shades, five of them are matte (Stark, Frisk, Cover, Primal, Undone) and one of them (Skimp) is a semi-matte shade, an ideal colour for highlighting.

This palette can we worn alone (perfect for a daytime, for school or even for the office) or use any of the colours as a starting point for any look.

I couldn’t wait to play with this eyeshadow palette. I love blending Cover and Primal together for the crease using UD’s double-ended eyeshadow brush and I blend it out with Frisk using a fluffy eye shadow brush. It gives a very subtle smokey eye without looking too harsh.

The UD Naked2 Basics palette retails for $29, and you can purchase it at Sephora.

I took some pictures of the palette and did some swatches, that you can check out in the gallery! CONTINUE READING…

6 Brown Nail Polishes For Fall

6 Brown Nail Polishes For Fall

With Starbucks already selling their Pumpkin Spice Lattes, the fall season is truly upon us. If you’re bored of your usual dark nail polish, why not ditch the black for a nice warm brown.

I came up with a list of some of the prettiest brown shades that will look great on any skin tone.

Click through the gallery to see my top 6 brown nail polish colour picks for the season!

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8 Chic Backpacks For Grown-Ups

8 Chic Backpacks For Grown-Ups

Now that summer has come to a close, it’s time to head back to school. Backpacks aren’t just for kids anymore, gone are the sequins, doodles and plain old boring. The knapsack is making a comeback in a very modern way.

Even if you’re not in school anymore, these backpacks are stylish enough to tote around to work, lunch with friends, or even a night out on the town. I scoured the internet for the chicest and most modern backpacks to compliment your wardrobe.

Click through the gallery to see my top 8 picks for chic (grown-up approved) backpacks to buy now!

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