7 Easy Beauty Routine Swaps for Summer

March is a confusing month. While it’s technically spring, many of us aren’t quite free from winter’s lingering grasp. As we ready ourselves for warmer weather, packing away our woolies and boots to make room for sundresses and sandals, take a moment to reevaluate your daily beauty routine. These 10 affordable swaps will ensure an easy transition, preparing you for the warmer weather that Read more ...

DIY Coconut Oil Makeup Remover

Our easiest DIY ever! I’m on a mission to simplify my beauty routine, which may explain why I’m head-over-heels obsessed with this (too easy to call it a DIY) coconut-oil makeup remover. It’s gentle yet effective, easy on the wallet and so ridiculously easy to pull off. To get started, you need some organic coconut oil. Since my bathroom is tiny and space is precious, I decanted some melted Read more ...

Beautiful Lips for Less

It doesn’t have to cost a pretty penny to have a pretty pout. Several of these super-easy DIYs are made from supplies you’re likely to have on hand! Trick #1: Kool-Aid Lip Stain A long-lasting lip stain from the grocery-store aisle? The Beauty Department’s post covers everything you need to know, including a color guide and application how-to. Trick #2: DIY Lip Scrub Treat your Read more ...

Top 10 Treat-Scented Beauty Products

Did you swear off sweets in 2014? These decadent beauty products are bound to satisfy (some of) your cravings, no calories, points or extra hours at the gym required. 1. Nivea Lip Butter in Caramel Cream Kiss ($3.99) Soften lips with a kiss of sweet caramel, and a hit of intense long-lasting nourishment. 2. Demeter Cologne in Waffles ($10) A balanced combination buttercream and maple syrup Read more ...

Retro Wisdom: DIY Mayonnaise Face Masque

Take a sandwich staple and slather it on your face? Why not! In an era of face creams that cost double my monthly grocery budget and pedicures involving piranhas, I’m feeling compelled more than ever to embrace the simple, uncomplicated, appointment and waiver-free beauty routines of yesteryear. Take for instance, this good old-fashioned mayo masque. This retro treatment is so quick and easy, Read more ...

Fall Skin Saviors

Do fall’s falling temps have you feeling parched? These drugstore wonders will take you from dehydrated to darling in no time flat. Instead of accepting all things itchy, flaky and chapped as an inevitable side effect of autumn’s arrival, this year, I’ve decided to side step dry skin and take a preemptive approach. By adding some nourishing proven winners into my daily beauty rotation, I’m Read more ...