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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! I’ve searched a long time for a vegan cream cheese or queso fresco alternative that actually tastes good; and which I can use raw for dips or ice cream and for baking. 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 which is curdled with lemon juice is alright, but this one is even better I think. You can use it to substititute quark, curd, ricotta, cream cheese, queso fresco, cottage cheese, farmer’s cheese in non-vegan recipes and tofu in vegan recipes – if you hate the texture and taste 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

DIY Indian Paper Jasmine Flower Garland – Tutorial

DIY Indian Paper Jasmine Flower Garland - Tutorial

I love jasmine flowers! 😀 In this tutorial I’ll show you how you can make your own Indian jasmine or stephanotis flower garland which won’t wilt like fresh flowers: The jasmine flowers are made with paper! The jasmin flower garland is easy and fast to make. You don’t even need glue for the paper jasmine flowers. Continue reading DIY Indian Paper Jasmine Flower Garland – Tutorial