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DIY Beauty: milk and oats hand soak

 DIY Beauty: milk and oats hand soak

It’s been awhile since I’ve tried any homemade remedies because I was really busy for the past few weeks to experiment with new recipes. Anyway, I’m making a comeback on this series with expired milk! Okay, the milk didn’t turn bad but it was over the use-by-date by a couple of days. I thought it was a waste to throw the milk away and so I decided to use it on my hands as a hand soak!

DIY Beauty: glitter express manicure

glitter nail express DIY Beauty: glitter express manicure

Until last Friday, I had no idea what I could do with cosmetic glitters. I remember owning one of these some years ago but apart from dabbing them on parts of the face, I didn’t know what else I could do with them. But after attending a workshop at LA Splash, I discovered these are so fun to play with and they can be worn anywhere on the body, such as our eyes, body, hair and nails! And the best part is, they’re easy to use!

DIY Beauty: rice water for smooth fair skin

rice water DIY Beauty: rice water for smooth fair skin

So I read a number of girls raving how water used to wash the rice is great for washing their faces. Apparently the benefits for them are smoother and fairer skin. I remember it was said that steam from cooking rice is great for the face when I watched Jewel In The Palace but I haven’t learnt anything about the rice water though. However, I know that we should be washing our rice grains sparingly so as not to lose the nutrients. I suppose that’s why the water used is beneficial.

DIY Beauty: L’Occitane Ma Creme Nature

loccitane ma creme nature1 DIY Beauty: LOccitane Ma Creme Nature

My interest in L’Occitane was recently renewed after noticing that more of their products are indeed organic, with certification from ECOCERT. Most recently, they launched an interesting product in US and it’s the Ma Crème Nature which is a 100% natural origin moisturizing cream that you can prepare at home and keep in your refrigerator.