How to: Make Simple, Organic DIY Lip Balm for 25¢

DIY Lip Balm recipe

Organic DIY Lip Balm Recipe

You’re going to love this easy no fuss homemade diy lip balm recipe that not only your skin will love, but your bank account will too.

Once you start to make your own, there will be no going back and you’ll find youself loving it even more than what used to be your go to store bought brand.

Say goodbye to spreading additive filled mysterious lip balm formulas on your lips and hello to all natural beezewax free lip balm that couldn’t be easier to make. Continue Reading

Tried and Tested: Do These 10 Pinterest Beauty Hacks Actually Work?

Pinterest beauty hacks, tested

Pinterest is a great source of information and inspiration. It’s also home to slew of life hacks, some more questionable than others. In the past, we’ve tested organization hacks and cleaning hacks we’ve found on Pinterest to see if they actually work as well as they claim they will. Today, I’m here to test out another arena: beauty and health. Will these Pinterest beauty hacks actually work? Or did I just put a bottle of mayonnaise in my hair for nothing? Continue Reading

10 Totally Stunning Halloween Makeup Ideas

10 Totally Incredible Halloween Makeup Ideas
Photo: Allison Ivy

Halloween is one of those holidays that we crafters can really use our artistic skills… especially for makeup! Here are ten absolutely incredible makeup looks to inspire you to get creative this Halloween.   


10 Totally Incredible Halloween Makeup Ideas

1. Find out how to recreate this terrifying skeleton look here. [Photo: Wonder Forest]

2. If a pretty fawn is more your thing, give this tutorial a try. [Photo: Erin Does Pinterest]

10 Totally Incredible Halloween Makeup Ideas

3. The sugar skull look seems to be everywhere this season… see more beautiful photos of this version here. Continue Reading

How to: Replace Your Household Cleansers and Beauty Items with Healthful, Homemade Options (with DIY Recipes)

created at: 08/06/2012
Hello! I’m Rebekah from Potholes and Pantyhose where I share and photograph detailed tutorials of my DIY projects, recipes, photography tips and remodeling endeavors. I am in the middle of remodeling both our living and dining rooms.

This year, I’ve been on a mission to replace most of household cleaners and personal care items by my own homemade versions. I am concocting these household replacements with little more than what I have on hand or what I can find at the organic market.  Continue Reading

Lichtenstein-Like Comic Book Costume.

The hits just keep on coming…

There’s something about Halloween that brings out the best creativity in each of us. Perhaps its the ability to hide behind a facade that allows one to take a risk to step out and be their most amazing… or perhaps it’s just all the sugar.

Complete with some perfectly recreated halftone fleshwork, this Roy Lichtenstein-ish comic book makeup job is among the best I’ve seen this year.


How-to: St. Paddy’s Day Eye Makeup on YouTube

created at: 2009-03-16

Don’t just slap on bright green eyeshadow for tomorrow’s shamrock celebration. Learn step-by-step (and I mean comprehensively and thoroughly) from how to get it right. Francine shows you meticulously how to really give your Irish eyes the emerald treatment with a sexy, smoky green lid as well as many more professional makeup tips. You’ll look so Irish tomorrow night, you’ll be dancing a jig until the wee hours of the morning.  

*Warning: Green sparkles look good but could be hazardous, pay attention to the caution. Continue Reading