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September 12th, 2013 | By | 429 Comments

DIY: Custom Boots

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A great pair of boots will last you season after season. So if you’re only planning on buying one pair, go for something classic, and add the on-trend updates yourself. So when your classics need a little kick, read on for a few ideas for DIY boot updates… (more…)

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September 6th, 2013 | By | 340 Comments

DIY: Jewelry Tree

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If the stacking bracelets and layering necklaces trend equals a need for a new jewelry storage situation, you’re not alone. At about minute 9 into the usual 10-minute necklace detaining morning routine, came the inspiration (rather, necessity) to build one of these little legends. Meet the jewelry tree. Get the nearly instant DIY below… (more…)

September 1st, 2013 | By | 210 Comments

SeaMade: The Lux Mermaid – Hair Care Edition A series on surf, cross training and lessons on all things salty by guest blogger, Madison

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Does ocean and sun worshipping have your hair snapping like Instagramming teens following Ryan Gosling? Although the salt and sun give us surfer girls those effortless blond highlights, they also take a big toll on our manes. Luckily, there is a completely natural, inexpensive hair remedy that I swear by. Coconut oil is the most effective hair treatment I have ever tried. Deep conditioning salon treatments can work great, but I need something consistent that won’t break my wallet and isn’t filled with chemicals. By slathering my hair with coconut oil before jumping in the ocean, worries of dehydrated, tangled hair evaporate. I haven’t cut my hair for nearly a year and split ends are minimal thanks to the power of the coco. I even break out the blow drier and straightener on occasion, but a simple coco oil hair mask and self-trim the next day clean those pesky splits right up.
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August 30th, 2013 | By | 629 Comments

DIY: Bikini To Crop Top

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Summer might be coming to an end (insert sad emoji here), but that does’t necessarily mean that your favorite new bikini needs to go into hiding. Extend your tops into Fall with this 10 minute DIY… (more…)