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Weekend Beauty 101: Chocolate Coconut Sugar Scrub

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Skin is weird. Oftentimes, in the summer, our skin tends to become dehydrated. Air conditioning and excessive sun exposure all lead to dry skin. On the other hand, some may think that winter might be the polar opposite (don’t excuse the pun — it’s clever) but that’s not the case. Continue reading

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Weekend Beauty 101: Morrocco Method Henna

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First things first… don’t think the terms henna and hair dye are interchangeable. Hair dye consists of a toxic blend of chemicals and can cause breakage. Studies show that certain hair dyes have even been linked to cancer. Continue reading

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Weekend Beauty 101: Cruelty-Free Nail Polish

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Although I do love concocting beauty elixirs and potions in my vegan cauldron (in Halloween spirit) I’m long overdue for a product review! That said, our friends over at Piggy Paint and Beauty Without Cruelty have sent over some fabulous nail polish colors that will keep your fingernails (and little piggies) vibrant from fall to spring! Continue reading

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Weekend Beauty 101: Clean Your Makeup Brushes, Pimpleface!

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Wondering why your flawless skin is all of a sudden breaking out!? Well, if you’re doing everything else right — then your makeup brushes might be the culprit. Makeup brushes can accumulate bacteria, dust, and dirt, all of which permit the growth of further bacteria, which can aggravate underlying skin conditions like acne. Continue reading

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Weekend Beauty 101: DIY Makeup Remover Wipes

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We’re girls… we wear makeup. Trust me, it’s probably for the best. I’m not saying dramatic black eyeliner and fire engine red lipstick should be worn on the daily but a little cover-up here and there never hurt anyone. Unless, of course, you have a habit of passing out before washing your face — in that case, there might be an issue. Continue reading

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Weekend Beauty 101: Cucumber-Tomato Toner

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So basically, I woke up with a painful monster the size of a marble on my chin on Wednesday. Thanks, hormones! Weren’t you supposed to leave me alone when I graduated from high school? Anyway, this called for some major DIY remedy research. Obviously, choosing a facial treatment as this weekend’s how-to was a no-brainer. Continue reading

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