What are your best beauty tips, tricks and secrets?

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Re: What are your best beauty tips, tricks and secrets?

Post: #205103 theabsinthefairy
Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:12 am

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ajs88 wrote:Warm up olive oil and honey, apply to hair and cover with a plastic bag for 20min. This can really bring back 'dead' ends back to life and makes your hair really shiny and vibrant


My OH just suggested that a plastic bag over my head for 20mins would improve my looks no end. :shock: ..he is now sitting in the garden waiting for me to let him back indoors!! :lol:

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Re: What are your best beauty tips, tricks and secrets?

Post: #214327 Octavia J
Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:30 pm

I have some great natural beauty tips like I use pure shear butter for my face and hair. I use coconut oil, coconut milk and olive oil. Hope I helped.

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Re: What are your best beauty tips, tricks and secrets?

Post: #214336 oldjerry
Fri Nov 12, 2010 2:03 pm

Susie wrote:Somebody I know told me the other day they once spent £90 on a face cream. I just wanted to say that to people who might agree with me that it possibly wasn't money well spent. :wink:


You could suggest that for a tenner they could get whoever they're trying to impress sufficiently hammered not to give a monkeys what they look like! (worked for me)

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Post: #214360 Susie
Fri Nov 12, 2010 8:04 pm

I think generally we should compare the cost of beauty products to the cost of beer goggles to see which is the most efficient way.

And shamefully I can get hammered on a lot less than a tenner. No tolerance. Liver like a nun.
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Post: #214376 oldjerry
Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:22 pm

Oh to be young again! (Beer goggles far too expensive,the real working classes have to make do with rough cider).

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Post: #214413 Darroch
Sat Nov 13, 2010 8:01 am

We can get burned in the sun in 15 minutes in NZ so the main thing for me is to use a moisturiser that has a factor 30 sunscreen in it . Kiwis are quite wrinkly!

My best one is that for years I dyed my hair. It was dark brown naturally but as it got greyer and greyer I had it done blondy. A year ago I stopped getting it dyed, still go to the hairdresser every couple of months for a good cut, but it is SO much better, I love it and my hair feels so much better, it used to be all dry now it's thicker and glossy!

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Re: What are your best beauty tips, tricks and secrets?

Post: #214690 ajs88
Mon Nov 15, 2010 3:59 pm

oldjerry wrote:
Susie wrote:Somebody I know told me the other day they once spent £90 on a face cream. I just wanted to say that to people who might agree with me that it possibly wasn't money well spent. :wink:


You could suggest that for a tenner they could get whoever they're trying to impress sufficiently hammered not to give a monkeys what they look like! (worked for me)

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Re: What are your best beauty tips, tricks and secrets?

Post: #214693 Sinmara
Mon Nov 15, 2010 4:26 pm

Cleanse the face in the morning and in the evening, moisturize every time afterwards
do a peeling or exfoliation once a week (works wonders!)
drink plenty of water
have enough sleep

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Re: What are your best beauty tips, tricks and secrets?

Post: #216436 Agatha
Mon Dec 06, 2010 6:29 am

As far as I concern, when it comes to make up, less is always more, keep it natural, I prefer to take the black eyeliner and line the bottom of my top lashes, exactly how you line the bottom lashes, but on top. It makes your eyes look big and wide awake also attractive.

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Post: #224542 cocobelle
Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:56 pm

Lots of fruit and veg, yoga and fresh air. Sleep enough. And I really think Lush products are fab and smell lush and are good for your skin.
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Re: What are your best beauty tips, tricks and secrets?

Post: #224544 yvette
Wed Feb 23, 2011 6:24 pm

Toothpaste on a spot dries it out (but tends to be a bit conspicuous....) My teenage son and menopausal self both have recourse to this one.

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Re: What are your best beauty tips, tricks and secrets?

Post: #232195 green_pea
Tue May 17, 2011 12:54 pm

Witch hazel dabbed onto underarms with a muslin cloth is a natural anti-bacterial deodorant which actually works, nice and cheap too (free if you fancy growing it yourself Hamamelis sp. is a winter flowering shrub so it looks pretty when everything else has died down too :iconbiggrin: )

Another thing I've started to do recently is eat back-to-front, that is, eating a big healthy breakfast (today was line-caught tuna steak with asparagus, spring greens and wholegrain rice- yum!), a medium sized healthy lunch, and a small dinner which is low in carbohydrate (such as a mixed salad or an omelet) that way your body gets energy as and when you need it the most (i.e. during waking hours) and I've found it has really helped me to sleep well and wake up feeling refreshed as my body hasn't been working too hard overnight trying to digest a big, energy laden meal and can just work on replenishing itself!

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