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

25 Alternative Olive Oil Uses

There are many olive oil uses beyond what you might normally think of (cooking!). It's an incredibly versatile substance that you can put to good use in a lot of interesting situations. Here's how … 

olive oil uses

Nutritionists will continue to tout olive oil for its high content of healthful, monounsaturated fats, like oleic acid, and polyphenols. The fruit oil practically propelled the entire Western world in antiquity, and is mentioned in nearly every sacred text this side of the Tigris and Euphrates.    Continue Reading

Skin Condition as Art

Ariana Page Russell suffers from a skin condition called dermatographia. According to a recent article, ‘Dermatographia, which literally means “writing on the skin,” is a disorder that produces hivelike welts on the skin when scratched. Russell, 29, always blushed easily while growing up, but it wasn’t until her teens that she noticed she could draw designs and patterns on her skin.’ She uses a blunt needle to trace the designs and then photographs the results. The effect on her skin lasts for about 30 minutes. Continue Reading

How To Make a Chocolate Facial.

With Valentine’s Day and Easter over, the candy company’s get to take a break until Halloween, with a brief resurgence for Mother’s Day, perhaps. So, someone has to use all that chocolate, so it might as be you! This video tutorial from Reuters and Skindalous provides instructions for a DIY cacao face mask.

Ingredients:

1/3 cup cocoa powder
3 tbsp. heavy cream
2 tsp. cottage cheese
¼ cup honey
3 tsp. oatmeal

Mix
all ingredients together (a bullet blender is ideal) and smooth onto
face.
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