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How to DIY LUSH Big Shampoo

How to DIY LUSH Big Shampoo

Hey there! I’ve started a new habit of thoroughly checking out the ingredients of all beauty products before I hand over my wallet. The number one reason is to see if the price is sensible compared to the ingredients; and number two, to see if […]

DIY Candle Jar Makeup Brush Organizer

Hello Lovelies! This week hasn’t been as productive as I hoped… I had planned to get so much done, but life came and nipped that in the bud real quick! I did finish one tiny project in spite of all the drama! I bought this […]

Depot your cluttered makeup into one palette!

Hello Lovelies! As you can see below, I have scads of eyeshadow palettes. But what you can’t tell from this mess, is I only use one or two shades from each palette…. I decided to use some of my time off this weekend to comb […]

DIY Chalkboard Computer Desk

Hello! My work recently got rid of a bunch of office furniture and let the employees have their pick before it was taken to be thrown away. This desk had been sitting out front of the building for a couple weeks; I had no interest in it […]

Cosplay Wig Hacks

Hi there! I’ve always found wigs to be the hardest piece of a cosplay to put together, especially when you’re dealing with funky hairlines or multiple colors of hair. I cosplayed Tohru from Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid at the last con I attended (Kumoricon), and I […]

Upgrading My Perfume Bottles

Hey there!For the most part, I can successfully avoid B&BW’s and their lovely scented but unattractively packaged body sprays/perfumes. But every once in a while they have this 75% off everything in the store clearance, and I always find myself buying more….Combine that with receiving […]

DIY Mermaid Scale Blush

Hello, Lovelies! I shattered my favorite blush a couple weeks ago by dropping it on the counter, and just now had some time to fix it. The mixing broken makeup with rubbing alcohol trick has been floating around for ages, but I’ve added my own twist […]

DIY Instant Makeup Brush Cleanser

Morning all! I bought the ingredients for this many moons ago, but somehow the plastic bag got lost in my closet, which I found a couple days ago while I was cleaning! So I decided I’d better put together the cleanser asap before I lose the […]

DIY Simply Peel for 1 dollar?!

Morning all!I’ve been watching a TON of Simply Nailogical lately, and if you don’t know her channel, her holy grail nail product is Simply Peel. It’s a peel off liquid latex for messy nail art, but it’s 12 bucks a bottle! And I’m suspecting it […]

Full makeup routine for under 10 dollars!

Morning all!  I was killing time at the Dollar Tree last week and I noticed that they’ve gotten in a lot of makeup from some decent brands, my store had e.l.f, Wet n Wild, Milani, even some L’oreal!I gave myself a challenge to put together […]