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I remember when I was younger and has the best tan ever, then I grew up (and became reliant on my jeans) and now I have some super white legs.
With this Super easy and Super cheap homemade self-tanning spray I'm back in my shorts. =)
4 black tea bags
2 cups boiling water
Sponge or spray bottle (Either sponge it on or spray it on and rub in)
Put the 2 cups of water in a pot and bring it to a boil, turn the stove off and put the 4 tea bags in and leave for 10 to 15 minutes.
If using a sponge, soak it in the tea and wipe all over your body.
If using a spray bottle, fill it and spray on your body and rub in.
Let your skin dry and then apply another coat if you want a darker shade.
For a warmer tan:
If you want that extra warm glow in your color, slowly mix a little bit of cocoa powder at a time with a handful of body lotion. When your are comfortable with the light brown color, apply it all over your skin.
*Make sure that you are dry when putting clothes on so that they don’t stain.
I've found that making my own makeup has not only saved me money, but also helped my skin. I like using a cleaned out or new spice container for my loose powders. You just simply shake once, open the lid and take your powder from the lid.
For Loose Powder- Mix together then store in a spice jar, make-up container, or an old compact.
Pressed Powder- If you want to make it a more solid base so that only a little sticks to the brush, use a few drops of essential oil or rubbing alcohol to mix with the powder and push down in a compact. This will make it hard like a regular compact.
Creamy/ Liquid- If you want a more creamy product, add some homemade or scent free lotion, petroleum jelly, or coconut oil. (I prefer coconut oil, I whip it with my little handheld mixer before adding. It makes for a much easier application). Store in jar with lid or pump.
You can also add this combination to some homemade or scent free lotion, petroleum jelly, or coconut oil to make a liquid foundation. (Use you…
Meet, The Rollie Pollie: It’s a chair, it’s a toy, it’s your favorite pillow. Made of durable cotton twill or soft vinyl, each bag is actually a slip cover (with another Rollie Pollie inside) then filled with mounds and mounds of soft cluster stuffing. So if it gets dirty, just zip it off and throw it in the wash. And with a handle on top, it’s easy to toss around. Ready for a pillow fight? We’ll let dad referee.
This is a MINI-Tutorial for the Rollie Pollie, showing the basics of how to make one. The Full, Detailed pattern can be found at the MADE SHOP. The detailed pattern includes: Tons of info about Fabric selection, sewing with zippers, where to buy the right filling for your Rollie Pollie, How-to make an Insert Rollie Pollie and a slip-cover to go over it (easy to wash), and TWO different sizes of Pattern Pieces, which can be printed right on your home printer! In this mini-tutorial, we’ll show you how to make the Insert Rollie Pollie. Okay, let’s get started! The Rollie Pollie is made…
This is for OILY skin- For combination or Dry skin omit the alcohol
Clean Empty Plastic Bottle1/2 Cup Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice2/3 Cup Witch Hazel1 Cup Water2 Tbsp Rubbing Alcohol Juice the lime and strain any pulp and seeds from the juice. You should be able to get 1/2 cup of juice from one good sized lime, if they are smaller you may need two. Funnel all ingredients into the clean plastic bottle. Shake well. Apply to CLEAN SKIN twice a day. Make sure you shake the bottle before each use. Store out of direct sunlight as it will diminish the effectiveness of the toner.