Posted in crafts, diy, Do it Yourself

4 Natural Face Masks For Dry Winter Skin- At Home

Winter is beautiful. Crisp air, fresh snow, cozy campfires, hot cocoa, and— dry skin. Why can’t your skin just enjoy winter as much as the rest of us? It’s okay. We’ve all been there. Your face is red, flakey, and sooo dry. Luckily, you’ve stumbled upon this blog post and will now obtain the knowledge to fix this issue. Whether you want your skin to look new, hydrated, or just… not dry, I have an easy face mask for you.

**For best results, wash face with warm water or soak with a warm towel before applying a mask. This both softens the skin and opens your pores, making the mask more effective.**

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For Dry Skin

If your skin is suffering from the cold, leaving it dry and irritated, you need to moisturize, so try this:

Cucumber+Aloe Vera Mask

  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 2 tbsp aloe vera

Cut up the cucumber, then mix it in a blender, as much as you can. Mix it with the aloe vera and apply to skin. After it dries (approx. 30 minutes), rinse off with cool water and pat dry with a towel.

You can either make it, or buy one here 🙂

Honey+Banana+Olive Oil Mask

  • 1 banana
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Mash the banana, mix with the honey, and apply. Leave it on for 20-30 minutes, then rinse it off with cool water and pat dry with a towel.

Or try this cruelty-free honey and lavender face mask!

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For Flakey Skin

Honey+Epsom Salt Mask

  • 2tbsp honey
  • 2tbsp epsom salt

Mix the ingredients until they are well blended, forming a spreadable paste. Smooth on skin and leave it for around 30 minutes, until it dries. Wash with cool water, and pat dry with a fuzzy towel.

Olive Oil+Brown Sugar Scrub

Let it be said that this is less of a face mask, and more of a face scrub. Which in the case of flaking skin, is much needed.

  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1-ish tsp olive oil

Mix ingredients. Rub on face, concentrating on problematic areas, then rinse. Be sure to moisturize after, your skin will be sensitive and will likely dry out quickly. You can also follow with a face mask for dry skin (see above).

Or you can buy an organic brown sugar scrub by clicking this link 🙂

Well, there you have it. Let me know how it goes, I’m wishing you all beautiful skin and a happy 2021!

Posted in crafts, diy

15 Affordable Fall Craft Ideas

“Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go”~Unknown

**This post has affiliate links. If you purchase something from one of these links, I will receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you**

1. Coffee Filter Turkey

You can put these on magnets and attach them to the fridge, put them in your window, or just leave them standing up! Find the tutorial here.

2. Turkey Door Decor

If you live in a dorm, this is a really cute (and cheap) idea. Find the tutorial here.

3. Harvest Sign

You can easily adjust the size, by using a smaller piece of wood and these 4″ stencils. Find the step-by-step tutorial here.

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4. Twig Letter

This cute, rustic craft is perfect for the fall season. Plus, it’s very simple and cheap. You can learn how to make it here. Want to spell out a word? Get the wooden alphabet here.

5. Terracotta Scare Crow

This is the perfect decoration for both inside and outside this season. Find the tutorial for this charming little fall scarecrow here.

6. Terracotta Pumpkin

A pumpkin that holds candy? Yes, please. Find the full tutorial here, and get your pots here.

7. Book Page Pumpkins

Express your inner bookworm, upcycle an old book, and get an adorable decoration out of it! You can easily make this craft by following these instructions.

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8. Apple Candles

It’s a candle. In an apple. Click here to learn how to make them. Don’t have any white candles? No worries, you can get some on Amazon.

9. Leaf Bowl

You can find a tutorial on how to make this colorful fall craft here.

10. Colorful Hanging Leaves

This easy DIY is simple yet beautiful. I absolutely love all the different colors! Just follow this easy how-to and you’ll be on your way to a fabulous wall decoration. Need some leaves? Click here to get them for under $10 on Amazon.

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11. Simple Burlap Wreath

The neutral tones provide a neat and welcoming entrance. The flower makes this burlap wreath that much more elegant.

12. Floral Frame Door Wreath

Who doesn’t want two door frames? Ha, ha. But seriously, this craft is totally worthy of your time. This rustic frame from Amazon might save you some decorating!

13. Glitter Pumpkin

Don’t let the Fall season dull your sparkle. Click here to find out how to make these glittering gourds, and click here to get 4oz gold glitter on Amazon.

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14. Pumpkin Topiary

This festive planter is great for the fall season. Find the tutorial here.

15. Pumpkin Man

Do you know the pumpkin man? I met him once. He didn’t talk much. Follow this link to make one of your own!

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