It's Girl Scout cookie season, and across the USA echoes the resounding crunch of Thin Mints. If you can't get enough of their chocolate-y, minty goodness, here's a super easy DIY scrub that has all the things you love about the cookies and will leave your skin looking, feeling, and smelling sublime, too. To whip up your own Thin Mint scrub, just follow our recipe below.
Macaron soap? Yes, not only are macarons decadent French pastries, but now they can be luxurious hand soaps, too. Watch and learn how to create your own mini-sized, decadent macaron soaps. They smell amazing and make great party favors, too. Learn from us, though, and don't set these near the kitchen . . . They may get taste-tested by mistake.
Deep conditioner is a must have to combat dried-out hair in Winter, and getting silky-smooth strands can be as easy as taking a trip to the kitchen. Mask mixologist Samira Asemanfar of The Broot (an all-natural hair mask bar in Santa Monica, CA) breaks down the essential ingredients for every hair type. Once you stir these hair concoctions, you'll truly believe in the term: hair food. However, if you don't have the time to whip something up, you can always add a drop of coconut oil to the conditioner you already have. Get Asemanfar's favorite recipes to remedy cold-weather hair woes when you read more.
Displaying your makeup can be just as chic as how you use it, and in today's Beauty How-To, we have the easiest DIY makeup stand, well, ever. It's a great lazy-day project, but stylish and convenient, too. So grab your glue gun, and get ready to channel your inner craftswoman. On Kirbie: Greylin top.
Learn how to make a customized shaving cream that delivers serious hydration. This DIY project is fun, easy to do, and will save you a trip to the store. Plus, it's made with things you already have at home. You'll love it because it smells divine, leaves your legs incredibly soft, and the mason jar is the perfect touch of shabby chic.
While there are a lot of things that are pretty awesome about being a full-blown beauty addict (like always having the perfect lipstick or nail polish shade), you do begin to accumulate a fair amount of products. And the problem with having 20 eye shadows, 17 makeup brushes, and seven concealers is figuring out how to store everything. Luckily, there is a bevy of cute ways to display your makeup while keeping everything neat and tidy — because there's nothing worse than not being able to find your salmon-colored blush when you need it. Flip through to see some of the cutest ways to store your makeup.
Random beauty fact: today is National Bubble Bath Day. And in honor of such an occasion, you deserve an all-out soak in the tub. All it takes is a few extra steps to make it even more relaxing, pampering, and restorative to your senses. Get construction-free tips to turning your bath into a miniature resort when you keep reading.
Sometimes it's hard to pick just one color, so why not play with three complementing polishes in a geometric design? For this angled manicure, I went with two shades of purple: Deborah Lippmann Between the Sheets ($16) and MAC Nail Lacquer in Blue Gaze ($16). I also added in a third metallic shade, Butter London Lillibet's Jubilee ($15), which has a silvery lavender hue to add a touch of sheen. Learn how to create this look, when you read more.
There's more that goes into a good manicure than just the colorful polish. Create the perfect at-home experience with these nail shaping, cleansing, and nourishing products that will make any DIY manicure feel like the real deal. Plus, they'll help you make that polish last a whole lot longer and they're all under $10. Go ahead and pamper.
Hair accessories can often look childish, not chic. But we took a note from Rodarte's Fall 2012 runway and decided to see for ourselves if star hair accessories really are out of this world. It turns out, they are. See how to make your own in today's Bella How-To. On Kirbie Johnson: H&M dress. Note: You can pick up star nail studs needed for this project here.