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August 30th, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

DIY: Macrame Back Bikini Top

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As summer comes to an end you undoubtedly have one bikini that sun, salt water, chlorine and sand have taken their toll on. Before you toss it, make sure there isn’t something you could use for a DIY hack.
Is it a sporty style? Learn how to turn it into a crop top HERE
A slide triangle? Save the bottom string and follow the how-to below to make a crochet back bikini using another, less-traveled top…

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August 22nd, 2014 | By | No Comments

How To Travel with Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil: aka the new lotion, eye makeup remover, sunscreen, deep conditioner, lip balm, bug repellant, deep conditioning treatment…and even deodorant. But if  you’ve ever attempted to travel with a jar of the magical oil, you may have found that the 76 degree melting point can cause quite an oily mess if left in a hot car or traveling to a tropical destination (which we’ll assume is the type of location you generally travel to). Even if packed in a jar, you’re walking on thin ice if you need to pack that jar in your purse or travel bag. After testing MANY different types of containers, I finally found one method that works. Read on to see what it is…
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August 15th, 2014 | By | 45 Comments

DIY: No Slip Yoga Socks

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As clean your yoga studio/mat may be, I’m a firm supporter of adding an extra layer of  sweaty floor-to-toes protection in the form of a yoga sock. The issue: available yoga socks are pretty lackluster, and attempting a downward dog in normal socks is downright impossible. The fix: DIY a pair in 3 minutes.
Read on to learn how you can make your own, unique pair…
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August 10th, 2014 | By | 52 Comments

Slice of Life | Beach Hair Care

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How to get the perfect beach waves hair:

1. go to the beach
2. dip your head in the ocean.
3. make sure to whip it and flip it around!
4. repeat steps 1-3 daily.

But seriously – I often get the question, “Your hair is so long – how do you keep it healthy?” (more…)