Tag Archives: DIY

New Hair! (sort of)

My hair has needed a colour and a cut for a long time now. I’ve had no time to get things like this done, as every hour is becoming more and more precious in the lead-up to PhD submission (eep!). … Continue reading

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DIY Sunscreen with 20% Zinc Oxide, 99.95% Natural

Update: Check out by new Rose Sunscreen formula. It’s stunning! So I’ve taken a break from PhD writing to tell you all about my latest DIY skincare recipe – sunscreen! Sunscreen is so important in your skincare regime. There’s a … Continue reading

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Skincare Routine Update, A Ramble, and Some Pics

My skin has continued to improve hugely with my new skincare regime. I talked here about my overhaul and my initial success with it, and I thought two months later that I’d update you on my progress. To recap a … Continue reading

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DIY Hair Volume

I rarely post about hair-related discoveries, but I’m so chuffed with this one that I had to share. My hair is usually incredibly flat. Ten minutes of blowdrying and it’s usually plastered to my scalp within the hour. But I’ve … Continue reading

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Skincare Discoveries of Late: Long term plump lips and fewer lines around the eyes

Two things I’ve been experimenting with over the last two weeks has been vitamin applied to the lips (using the 10% Tetra Serum I made here)  and applying retinol to the eye area, avoiding the eyelids. I’ve experienced excellent results … Continue reading

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My Current Skincare Routine – A Ramble and a Rave

I’ve always been quite pedantic about my skincare, but because of financial constraints (damn student poverty) and a lack of time,  I’ve not been as diligent with it over the past few months as I normally am.  As a result, … Continue reading

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DIY 10% Vitamin C Serum

I’ve wanted to make my own Vitamin C serum for years, but science has never really been my forte and the thought of ruining expensive ingredients or giving myself a rash didn’t appeal. However, after reading about Jen’s exploits over … Continue reading

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