Learn how to clean makeup brushes, sponges, and beauty blenders and eliminate dangerous bacteria, so they work well without damaging your skin. Dirty makeup brushes don't work well. They leave traces of old cosmetics and face oils, creating a muddied look and contributing to acne. Worse yet, dirty makeup brushes breed bacteria, some of which can be very dangerous. That's … [Read more...] about How To Clean Makeup Brushes and Blenders Naturally
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After an hour or more away, you may walk into your house and immediately wonder how to make your home smell better. Time away from home overcomes "nose blindness" -- your brain's desensitization to the standard smell of your home. Scented candles, wax melts, and air fresheners can only do so much. They mask odors more than anything. Once their fragrance starts to fade, those … [Read more...] about How to Make Your Home Smell Better
Knowing how to declutter doesn't come naturally to most of us. That's why there's an entire industry for professional home organizers! But if you've ever checked out their fees, you know their help is beyond many budgets. That leaves most of us trying to DIY our decluttering, an effort that can be frustrating for everyone in the house. There are, of course, some brilliant … [Read more...] about How To Declutter Any Room: 5 Tips that WORK!
Wondering how to keep jeans from fading? The ripped, worn-in look isn't for everyone -- some of us like our jeans to look brand new as long as possible. "Dress jeans," my husband used to call them. According to him, there are beat up jeans for working in the yard, and jeans for running errands (or watching football) that have been washed so many times they feel like … [Read more...] about How To Keep Jeans From Fading