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DIY Boho Pom Pom Hair Accessory

DIY Boho Pom Pom Hair Accessory

I love the boho hairstyles by Mara Hoffman which are made with Indian camel swags! 😀 And finally I made my own pompom hair accessory. Yay! I love it! In this tutorial I’ll show you how you can make your own and how to use the pompom hair accessory for a cute boho hairstyle. Continue reading DIY Boho Pom Pom Hair Accessory

DIY Pom Pom Sandals – From Scratch!

DIY Pom Pom Leather Sandals - From Scratch!

Pom poms are everywhere right now! These colorful little yarn balls adorn shoes, hats, bags and the hair! Pom poms add a boho twist to any outfit.

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make cute pom pom sandals from scratch! 😀 All you need is a piece of leather and yarn. Continue reading DIY Pom Pom Sandals – From Scratch!

Vegan Cream Cheese/ Queso Fresco Alternative

Vegan Cream Cheese/ Queso Fresco Alternative

Today I’m sharing with you an easy, vegan, nut-free and tofu-free cream cheese alternative made with just one ingredient! For a long time I’ve been looking for a vegan cream cheese or queso fresco alternative that tastes good and which I can use for baking and raw for dips or ice cream. Because it has a neutral flavor it can be used for sweet as well as savory recipes! Yay! 😀 The vegan substitute – homemade tofu – made with boiled soy milk that is curdled with lemon juice, is alright but this one is even better I think. You can use it to substitute quark, curd, ricotta, cream cheese, queso fresco, cottage cheese, farmer’s cheese in non-vegan recipes and tofu in vegan recipes – if you don’t like the taste and texture of tofu. Continue reading Vegan Cream Cheese/ Queso Fresco Alternative

DIY Natural Edwardian Mascara Recipe

DIY Natural Mascara Recipe That Works Lampblack Iron Oxide Gum Arabic

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make your own mascara or liquid eyeliner. It’s an Edwardian recipe for eyelash stain. The recipe is similar to traditional India ink or homemade lampblack calligraphy ink. India ink is made with lampblack, gum arabic and distilled water. The same ingredients which are used for this Edwardian mascara. ‘To Darken the Eyelashes use a little diluted India ink.’ (Three Meals A Day, 1902) Continue reading DIY Natural Edwardian Mascara Recipe

Homemade Kohl Recipe – Edwardian Black Grease Paint

Homemade Kohl Recipe - Edwardian Black Grease Paint

Black grease paint was used in the Edwardian era as alternative to liquid eyeliner to accentuate the eyes. Grease paint was usually sold in sticks covered in paper, sometimes protected by a cardboard tube. Grease paint sticks looked like wax crayons (here’s a picture of 1930s stick grease paints). This Edwardian black grease paint recipe is from 1916. Continue reading Homemade Kohl Recipe – Edwardian Black Grease Paint