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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.

DIY Beauty: homemade tea facial steam

homemade facial steam DIY Beauty: homemade tea facial steam

I suddenly had an urge to steam my face this week even though I’m paranoid and not particularly fond of this activity. It must be because of a zit that appeared on my chin that’s making me desperate. So I thought perhaps I should steam my face a little before using the Herbal Healing Clay Masque.