Fabulous Hair/DIY

Hey Bloggers!

I am so sorry I have not blogged in a while. I have been so busy with school. I just finished AP Exams and took the SAT last Saturday. I am currently in the week of finals and I have the ACT this upcoming Saturday. I’ve been extremely busy and stressed but i decided to take a break!

I am so excited for this tutorial! My dear friend, Allie (aka allietheunicorn) and I decided that we wanted to buy real rooster feathers as hair extension! They look pretty fabulous!

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We bought these from a sweet etsy shop!

The feathers feel nice but look even better!

1st, we took the beads that the feathers came with and put the beads in our hair using a flossing thread. We kinda struggled with this. (maybe i will post a video on how to do it, coming up soon!)

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Then we put the feathers into the bead, which was really easy and used pliers to close the bead and secure the feathers!

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The feathers are relatively cheap and fun to accesorize with. They will usually last up to 3 months and can get wet, curled, or straightened. It’s like real hair!

PLUS! It looks fabulous on short and long hair!

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Short Hair

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I really hope you guys enjoy this as much as I do!

Yours truly 🙂

– Ari

Bringing Color to Everyday Life

If you are in ceramics and or like this kind of stuff, it’s extremely fun! My idea came from being aggravated at my cups for taking sooo long to make so I took an easier route and decided to experiment with glazes. Glazes are a special kind of paint that when fired at hot temperatures, seal and protect the clay to be used ( in this case, the cups can have liquids in them and you won’t get poisoned! 

On to the cups! If you have a pre-made cup, good for you! If you don’t, then you take a slab and blend it into a cylinder and add a bottom to it and blend that on and then a handle! If I could, I would take pictures but it’s awkward to do that at school! 

After you fire the clay, You put on a base coat of whatever color you want  (I used Mardi Gras which is a white with pebbles of blue that explode to get a splatter like effect)  and after, you take a bunch of different colored glazes and dip a paintbrush in water and then in the glaze and splatter it all over the cup! ( In some cases, you need to flick the paintbrush with your finger). 

You then fire it again to get to this amazing product! 

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The colors are much brighter in person but i am extremely proud of these!

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I love being creative and this is just me sharing one idea to you all!

 

Yours Truly. 

     Ari 

Ipsy January Bag Review!

Hey guys! 🙂 This is the review for the January Ipsy bag. 🙂 This is my second month doing it and I love it! If i were you guys, i would get an account! Basically, what you do is pay 10 dollars and every month, you get 4 to 5 sample products but a lot of the times they are big samples or just regular products. It’s a great way to try new things and you don’t have to get one each month!

So let’s get started!

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This is what this month’s bag looked like! It was super adorable!

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This would get a 10 out of 10. I absolutely love it. Not only does it smell heavenly, but it also moisturizes pretty well 🙂

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This hairspray is my favorite. It feels a little stiff in your hair but it does the job of keeping your hair in place through humidity and everything!

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This is the argon oil and it works pretty well. It is not breaking out my face and it is moisturizing my face and my eyelashes. My hair is too short to apply it to.

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This is the nail polish that came with it and applying a coat to it looks very nice, below i will post a picture of what it looks like on my nail. However, I didn’t let it dry before i applied a second coat so it’s all over my nails.Image

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This is the last item and it is a small shader brush. I was so excited for this but it ended up being a little bit of a disappointment. The brush is cool. It has indents in it to place your fingers in and that is what one stroke looks like. I was super excited but once i used it, it didn’t look that great. I was a little disappointed.

Overall, this was a great Ipsy Bag!

Yours truly.

Ari

Getting Organized- Self-Improvement

A couple weeks ago, i was randomly searching on ebay when i found this lovely box (which can be found in multiple colors) and decided that it was so cheap, that i would buy it. Side note-most of the time, i am pretty messy but sometimes i get in a mood where i have to get organized and clean or else i can’t be productive, and those are the times i over organize. So, i bought 4 of these cute boxes for myself and 2 for my mom and we both love them! 

These are so cheap, cute, and convenient! 

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This is in my bathroom where i used them to put my make-up. I wish i would have shown you the before picture because it is egregious. Seriously. I had make-up all over the place and couldn’t find anything in the limited time i have to get ready in the morning ( since i like to sleep in late) and NOW it’s super organized! I looove it 🙂 

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You see how cute that is! The little cupcakes and all! It’s so classy and adorable! 

 

Are you wondering where the 4th box is? 🙂 ( since there are only 3 in the picture) 

    WELL!!! I used it on my desk. It has my pencils and pens, markers, index cards, etc! I JUST LOVE it! ( i didn’t get to take a picture of it yet, sorry) 

Yours truly. 

     Ari 

 

 

I forgot to mention that i am not advertising this or getting paid. I’m just doing it for fun! I want to share with you all on how you could improve your organizational skills with just 2.50$ 🙂