Category Archive: Tutorials

2014 in Review!

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,000 times in 2014.… Continue reading

Coconut Baking Soda Face Wash

I’ve been wanting to try this DIY face wash for a while now, so when I looked in my cupboard and realized it was so hot my coconut oil was totally liquid I… Continue reading

Braided Gibson Tuck

Darn… I’ve been trying to do a post every week on Fridays, and realized this afternoon that I never posted yesterday. Here we go! I’ve been playing around with this style a little… Continue reading

My Skin-Care Regimen

Hey everyone! I’ve been working for a long time on finding a skin-care regimen that works for my dry, prone to flaking skin, and I’ve finally started to really hone in on what… Continue reading

DIY Lavender & Gelatin Face Mask

Reposting from my Tumblr with a few new notes! I think it’s important to realize that this mask is not going to grab each individual blackhead out of your face: what it DOES… Continue reading

No-Slip Hangers

  I love little crafty projects but often have a hard time justifying the time to do them. This quick little project is perfect for getting my hands going and getting something useful… Continue reading

Using Color Correcting Concealer

I wanted to talk about using color correcting primer and concealer to help cover up acne flair ups. I recently fell off the wagon of good skin care and was rewarded with a… Continue reading

The Best Make-up Remover & Moisturizer

In the middle of winter in Maine, my already dry skin gets to critical mass. I’ve struggled finding a skin care regimen that keeps acne at bay without completely stripping my face of… Continue reading

A Subtle Valentine Nail

I originally planned to do a full out Valentine’s Day manicure with red nails and gold glitter hearts. However… I just can’t bring myself to take off the polish from the last manicure… Continue reading