The Effects of Medications on a Perm?Certain medications can adversely affect your perm. This is a page about the effects of medications on a perm.
How Long Should You Wait Before Re-dyeing Hair?Many times after dyeing your hair you decide you don't like it and want to try a different color. This page has advice about re-dyeing your hair, including how long you should wait before dyeing it again.
Using Leftover Hair Dye?Once the color and activator are mixed they must be used quickly. If you don't need all of the product at one time, as you are touching up or have short hair, you may be able to retain some of each product for later use. This is a page about using leftover hair dye.
Trimming and Upkeep of Acrylic NailsTo save money, you can care for your acrylic nails at home between salon visits. Care needs to be taken to not damage the nails. This is a page about the trimming and upkeep of acrylic nails.
Storing Homemade Beauty Products?This is a page about storing homemade beauty products. Homemade beauty products are a popular alternative to commercial ones that often contain chemicals that users shy away from. However, they also lack the chemicals used preserve the retail products. Proper storage is necessary to prevent bacterial growth in homemade beauty supplies.
Toning Down Dyed HairThis page is about toning down dyed hair. If the dyed color of your hair is stronger than you expected, you may want to adjust it.
Keeping Hair Dye Off Your SkinThis page is about keeping hair dye off skin. When dyeing hair at home, it's important to take some precautions to avoid getting the color on your skin.
Removing Nail Glue from SkinIf you are putting on fake nails, you may get some of the glue on your skin and it can be difficult to remove. This is a page about removing nail glue from skin.
Fixing a Perm That is Too Curly?This page is about fixing a perm that is too curly. When your hair has taken more curl from a permanent than you want there may be ways to relax the curl.
Bruising After Removing Dip Powder Nails?This is a page about bruising caused by removing dip powder nails. Dip powder nails are relatively new. Have you experienced bruising from wearing them or removing them? If so, you may find these tips helpful.
Remedies for Hair Damaged by PermIf you want curly or wavy hair, getting a perm is the best way to do it. However, getting a perm can leave your hair damaged if not done right. This is a page about remedies for hair damaged by perm.
Growing Out Healthy Nails After Years of...This is a page about growing out healthy nails after years of biting. While a challenge, it is very rewarding to be able to grow healthy nails after a history of biting them.
Protecting a Tattoo When TanningSunscreen and moisturizer are important to apply to any tattooed area that may be exposed while you are tanning. This is a page about protecting a tattoo when tanning.
Sunless Tanning Products Causing ItchingThis is a page about sunless tanning products causing itching. Many consumers are allergic to ingredients in certain topical beauty products including sunless tanning formulas.
Using Crisco as a MoisturizerJust about any oil can be used as moisturizer when used in moderation. This is a page about using crisco as a moisturizer.
Remedies for Nail Pain After Removing Acrylic...Your own fingernails can hurt after taking off fake nails. This page is about remedies for nail pain after removing acrylic nails.
Remedies for Weak and Thin FingernailsWeak, thin nails can be very frustrating. This is a page about remedies for weak and thin fingernails.
Bleaching Yellow From White HairYellow stains on otherwise silver or white hair can be the result of using the wrong shampoo, side effects from some medications, smoking, or a myriad of other causes. This page has advice for removing yellow stains from white hair.
Eyebrow Pencil Tips and TricksThis page is about using eyebrow pencils. When drawing eyebrows or just filling in, you want them to look great all day.
Getting Hair Color Back to Natural After DyeingWaiting for your hair to grow out to your natural hue can take longer than you want to wait. This page is about getting hair color back to natural after dyeing.
Using Baking Soda to Remove Hairspray from Your HairAdding baking soda to your shampoo can help remove all of the hairspray residue in your hair. This is a page about using baking soda to remove hairspray from your hair.
Fixing a Perm That Lost Its Curl?If your perm has lost it's curl, there may be some ways to get it back. This is a page about fixing a perm that lost its curl.
Permed Hair Not Curly Enough?It can be confusing as to what to do to fix a perm that is not as curly as you wanted. This is a page about permed hair not curly enough.
Letting Gray Hair Grow Out?Some women, after dying their hair for years decide to go natural. This is a page about letting your gray hair grow out.
Plucking Facial Hair Results in Black Spots?I have hairs growing on my cheeks and chin. I usually pluck them. Eventually I have black spots where I have removed the hair. How do I get rid of these marks?
Cleaning Hair Rollers?This is a page about cleaning hair rollers. Periodically you need to clean your hair rollers to remove stuck on hair or product.
Clothing Causing Pimples?I have a few questions. I get these pimples, or something where the waistband of my jeans are. They are usually just in the front, on my stomach. I have tried to get rid of them by using acne lotions, but it doesn't work that well. I don't know for sure what they are, but I assumed that they were some type of acne. How can I get rid of them?
How To Do A Perm At HomeThis is a page about how to do a perm at home. Many women want to have curly hair but perms at the beauty salon can be expensive. You can do a quality perm at home for a fraction of the cost.
Thinning Hair After a Hysterectomy?This is a page about thinning hair after hysterectomy. Hormonal changes after a hysterectomy can cause numerous side effects. One of those side effects can be hair thinning.
Keeping Makeup From Rubbing Off On Clothing?Having your makeup rub off on your favorite top is very frustrating. This is a page about keeping makeup from rubbing off on clothing.
Electric Razor Pre-shave Lotion Recipe?I am looking for a substitute for electric razor pre-shave lotion.
Homemade Hair Dye RecipesThis page contains recipes for homemade hair dye. Hair dyes contain very harsh chemicals that can harm your hair. Making homemade hair dye allows you to color your hair more naturally.
Caring for White HairThis is a page about caring for white hair. As we all age our hair begins to gray. Eventually it moves on to white. Keeping your white hair looking its best is easy to do.
Dyeing My Hair GrayThis is a page about dyeing my hair gray. Looking to finish what nature has started, or seeking a different hair statement; dyeing your hair gray or silver may be the answer.
Green Hair After Dyeing?This is a page about green hair after dyeing. Your natural hair color and the type and shade of dye used can create surprising results.
Using Elmer's Glue as a Face MaskAlthough Elmer's Glue is non-toxic, it is probably not the best ingredient to use as a face mask. Dermatologists generally discourage this beauty treatment and recommend purchasing something formulated for delicate facial skin.
Waxy Buildup on Your Skin From Deodorant?How do you remove the waxy buildup on your skin from stick antiperspirants / deodorants? Need a solvent for the wax and soap doesn't work.
Why Are the Tips of My Fingernails Clear?This is a page about when the tips of your fingernails are clear. Typically the tips of your fingernails are an opaque white, but not always.
Getting Hair Dye Off SkinIt happens, you are dyeing your hair and either didn't wear gloves or accidentally get some on the skin around your hairline. This is a page about getting hair dye off skin.
Re-Dyeing Hair After Removing ColorAfter having the color removed from your hair, you may have to wait a little while before getting it dyed again. This is a page about re-dyeing hair after removing color.
Dyeing Hair After Bleaching?This is a page about dyeing hair after bleaching. Dyeing your hair too quickly after bleaching it can cause damage to your hair. It also can result in the color being different from what is pictured on the box.
Advice for Women Removing Sideburns?Some women choose to shave their sideburns off, especially with short hair. This page contains advice for women who wish to remove their sideburns.
Lightening Dyed Hair With Lemon JuiceThis is a page about lightening dyed hair with lemon juice. This method of trying to lighten dyed hair seems to have mixed results. Read the comments below and then make your decision. Trying to change the color of dyed hair can have very unexpected and unhappy results.
ProActiv Stopped Working for Me?This is a page about Proactiv has stopped working for me. To keep acne under control you may need to change your diet, reduce the stress in your life and get adequate sleep, as well as using a skin product.
Lightening Hair With Lemon JuiceLemon juice is often recommended as a safe way to help lighten your hair color. This page offers advice about how to use lemon juice to lighten your hair.
Applying Lotion To Your BackTrying to apply lotion to your own back can be a challenge. Get creative and also try some of the solutions found in this page. This is a page about applying lotion to your back.
Solutions for Over Processed HairPerms and coloring can leave your hair dry and brittle if done too often or improperly. Until new hair grows out you will need to treat your hair with safe, gentle products developed for damaged hair. This page offers solutions for over processed hair.
Keeping Bra Straps from SlippingThis page is about keeping bra straps from slipping. Having your straps come off your shoulders, is very irritating.
Lightening Your Hair With Hydrogen PeroxideThis is a page about lightening your hair with hydrogen peroxide. When you want to lighten your hair without going to the salon, you may consider using a hydrogen peroxide recipe.
Frugal "Malibu Treatment" to Remove Rust and Hard Water Build-up from Hair?Can you use pink lemonade instead of regular lemonade when doing a Malibu treatment at home?
Use A Hand Sander On Your FeetThis is a beauty tip for taking care of your feet while avoiding the expense. Getting dead skin off your feet is difficult but those aids you buy simply don't do the job.
Proactiv Alternatives?I can't afford proactiv and get pretty bad break outs on my chin. Any suggestions?
Using White Vinegar for DandruffThis is a page about using white vinegar for dandruff. Instead of trying expensive medicated shampoos, try using vinegar instead.
Can Changes in Hormones Affect Hair Dye Results?I had a hysterectomy in October, only have 1 ovary. Now when I dye my brown hair champagne blonde it turns a orange/red yellow shade. Not pretty at all.
Remedies for Thin HairThis is a page about remedies for thin, limp hair. There are many reasons for thin limp hair.
Frizzy Hair from Scalp Psoriasis?What can you do for frizzy hair when you have psoriasis on the scalp? I have psoriasis and it affects my scalp. My hair isn't overly frizzy, but enough to be a pain. What can I do for it?
Dyed Hair Turned Yellow?This is a page about dyed hair turned yellow. Before you go spend a lot of money to repair the unacceptable results of your dye job, there are some ways you may be able to fix it yourself.
Reducing Scar DiscolorationThis is a page about reducing scar discoloration. Although you probably can't eliminate a scar inexpensively, you may be able to lighten the scar's discoloration.
Removing Silly Putty from HairThis is a page about removing Silly Putty from hair. Getting Silly Putty out of hair can be difficult. Before you cut it out, there are other things to try.
Remedies for Static HairThis is a page about remedies for static hair. If your hair is staticy or flyaway you are probably seeking a remedy to get it back under control and smooth again.
Can You Add Tea Tree Oil to Hand Soap?Tea tree oil is a common natural remedy and has antimicrobial qualities. Many people add a small amount to their hand soaps. This is a page about can you add tea tree oil to hand soap?.
How to Fix Hair Color That Came Out Pink?When you do not end up with the hair color you expect, it may mean another trip to the salon. This is a page about how to fix hair color that came out pink.
Washing Your Hair With Hard WaterIf you live in an area with hard water you know how difficult it can be to get your hair really clean. This is a page about washing your hair with hard water.
Bangs Are Damaged and Not Growing?I have really curly "ethnic" hair. I used to have side swept bangs that I've been straightening every day for a while. Well, those bangs are now 2 inches short (from the scalp and don't seem to be growing) and are extremely damaged. Anyone know how I can fix the damage and grow them out?
Conditioner Makes Hair Fall Out?I have a weird problem here. No matter which conditioner I use, a drug store brand or a high end brand, my hair falls a lot when I condition it. Just shampooing my hair makes it a dry and coarse. Please tell me what to do.
Copycat Tame Creme Rinse RecipeWhen you really like how a product works for you, sometimes you can make a substitute. This page is about making a copycat tame creme rinse recipe.
Perm Tips and TricksThis is a page about perm tips and tricks. When you do permanents at home, you want to make sure you do it correctly to get just the amount of curl you want.
Skin Is Darker Under Breasts?I have read the many, many posts regarding a rash under heavy breasts, I have also have that problem. I am in the process of trying some of you guys suggestions, but my skin has darkened under that area. Any suggestions on how I can clear this up. I have a friend who suggested Cocoa Butter or Shea Butter. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thanks and have a good rest of your week
Removing Hair Without Shaving or Waxing?This is a page about removing hair without shaving or waxing. There are alternative methods for removing hair on your legs that don't involve shaving or waxing.
Remedies for Splitting FingernailsThis is a page about fingernails splitting. Splitting nails can be the result of several environment causes, such as chemical exposure. Genetics and disease can also be the culprit.
Using Coconut Oil for Damaged HairThis is a page about using coconut oil for damaged hair. Coconut oil is a great moisturizer for hair, skin, and nails. A small amount goes a long way.
Using Garlic For Stronger NailsApplying garlic directly to your nails may help to strengthen them. This is a page about use garlic for stronger nails.
Homemade Slimming Cream?What's an effective homemade recipe for a slimming cream that I can apply on my body to help me reduce fat or tone an area? I workout and tried so many but they're not very good.
Using Lemon Juice on Gray Hair?The only confirmed advantage to using lemon juice or even vinegar on gray hair is to reduce the yellowing that occurs due to environmental contaminants and pollutants. It will not return your hair to its original color. This is a page about using lemon juice on gray hair.
Coloring Gray HairThis is a page about coloring gray hair. Although coloring your hair to hide gray is one of the most common reasons for dyeing hair, it can be difficult. Gray hair often resists dye.
Making Your Own Powder Puff?What are some alternatives to a powder puff, that I can find locally (without ordering from the net) or better yet some way to make one?
Thinning Foundation Make-up?Over time liquid foundation make-up can thicken. It may be possible to thin it down a bit and make it more easy to apply. This page contains some suggestions for thinning your foundation.
Dollar General Homemade Hand LotionDollar stores often have quality products for a bargain price, saving you even more when you combine them to make your own lotion. This is a page about Dollar General homemade hand lotion.
Using PerfumeThis is a page about using perfume. Perfume is typically used as a personal body fragrance. It also can be used to scent your home and clothing.
Homemade Coffee Eyebrow TintThis is a page about homemade coffee eyebrow tint. The solution to light or patchy eyebrows is right there in your kitchen.
Getting Rid of Pimples QuicklyThis page is about getting rid of pimples quickly. Facial blemishes are so irritating and we want them gone as quickly as possible.
Coloring Hair at HomeThis page is about coloring hair at home. When dyeing hair there are a number of things to keep in mind so you get the results you want.
Use Baking Soda as Underarm DeodorantA natural and inexpensive underarm deodorant can be easily made from baking soda, either alone or mixed with products such as cornstarch, and a fragrance, if desired. This is a page about use baking soda as underarm deodorant.
Using Olive Oil as a MoisturizerDry skin is a common ailment that many people experience in the winter. Olive oil is a great natural moisturizer. This is a page about using olive oil as a moisturizer.
Using Hand and Body LotionThis is a page about using hand and body lotion. If you use hand and body lotion you may be looking for tips on using it more effectively.
Using the Entire Stick of DeodorantThis page contains some creative solutions for using the entire stick of deodorant. It is frustrating and feels like you are wasting money when you are not able to get to the last bit of your stick deodorant.
Using Glue to Make a Mohawk with SpikesThis is a page about using glue to make a mohawk with spikes. There are many products you can use to style your mohawk with spikes.
Straightening Permed HairThis is a page about straightening permed hair. Sometimes a perm is used to give your hair body, but you still want to have a more sleek style.
Perming Colored Hair?This is a page about perming colored hair. Care needs to be take to prevent damage when perming colored hair.
Going Permanently Gray Gradually?If you have been dyeing your hair to cover the gray you may want to work with a hairdresser to decide on the best approach to showing your natural hair color. A new shorter style or temporary color or highlights may work for you. This is a page about going gray gradually.
Unclogging Hair Spray NozzleThis is a page about unclogging a hair spray nozzle. Hair spray nozzles can easily get clogged. Then they will either splatter in stead f mist or not spray at all.
Face Doesn't Seem Clean After Washing?No matter how careful I am, and I am a fanatic about washing my face twice a day. I use Clearasil and have used so many other cleansers; my face is dry on the cheeks and oily at the T zone. But no matter how much I wash and I rinse like crazy, when I use toner the cotton ball comes back brown with dirt. Any suggestions out there?
Homemade Skin Brightener RecipesThis page contains homemade skin brightener recipes. You can create your own skin brightener formula at home using ingredients you may already have.
Straightening Curly HairWhether your hair is naturally curly or you have had a perm, you may want to straighten your hair style. This is a page about straightening curly hair.
Asking Your Parents to Let You Shave?This is a page about asking your parents to let you shave. Young girls and boys are often hesitant about asking their parents to let them begin shaving.
Removing Nail Glue From Natural Nails?How do I remove nail glue from my real nails without soaking them in nail polish remover?
Alternative to Mary Kay Timewise Targeted Action Line Reducer?I have been using Mary Kay Timewise line reducer and it's OK. Is there another product that works better? I really dislike trying things based on the advertisement and then have to return it, buy something else, etc., etc. Thanks.
Home Remedy to Strengthen Nails?What is useful for fingernails that continue to chip and split?
Cutting Your Own Hair at HomeThis is a page about cutting your own hair at home. Going to the barber or salon can be very expensive and time consuming. It is easy to cut hair at home for you and your family.
Removing a Ring That is Stuck on Your FingerThis is a page about removing a ring that is stuck on your finger. Many of us have on occasion had the misfortune to have a ring stuck on our finger. It can be painful, cause swelling, and can be difficult to remove.
Removing Breath Right Adhesive Residue from Nose?How do you remove the sticky from Breathe Right strips off of your nose?
Egg Whites for WrinklesThis is a page about egg whites for wrinkles. With the high cost of many wrinkle products, many consumers try to find home remedies.
Using Petroleum Jelly as a MoisturizerPetroleum jelly, whether Vaseline or a store brand, can be used as a moisturizer. Dermatologists recommend it for dry skin. Some consumers will not use it because it is in fact petroleum based and choose to use other oils or commercial products. The controversy continues. This is a page about using petroleum jelly as a moisturizer.
Making Pastel Hair DyesYou can save lots of money mixing up your own shades of colour instead of buying multiple colours when you want to do your own ombre hair. Due to the pandemic, I've been finding ways to save money, but still have things like fun hair colours and styles. Follow along to find out how to get this thrifty yet beautiful mermaid-inspired ombre hair by making pastels.
Create Bouncy Curls with Cardboard TubesI flew up to visit my parents recently and realized I'd left my curling iron at home. Before I got the chance to even contemplate buying a cheap curling iron at one of the local shops, my thrifty mum suggested I make use of a big bag of toilet paper tubes and wrapping paper centers she had put aside for crafting.
DIY Long-Lasting Eyelash LiftRecently, my girlfriends and I were part of our dear friend's wedding. Everyone decided to get lash lifts and lash extensions. I was interested in a long-lasting lash lift so I wouldn't have to curl my lashes anymore, however, the $80 base price was appalling. I decided to get an at-home kit.
Homemade Facial RecipesThis page contains homemade facial recipes. You don't have to spend a lot of money at a spa to enjoy a facial. Here are a number of different facial recipes for various skin types and needs.
Simple Memories of Simple MomentsMy father shaved every Saturday night after his bath. The smell of the week's sweat was washed away, replaced by the clean light fresh smell of the Sweetheart soap he used.
Dyeing Hair With Kool-AidUsing Kool-Aid to dye hair is a great way to get fun colors that wash out in a week or two (depending on the shade of your hair). Check out this video and see how it turned out.
Applying Nail WrapsLearn how to apply nail wraps with this video. Nail wraps are chemical free and last longer than your typical polish.
Homemade Bath BombsBath bombs can be so pricey in the stores so why not make your own? This project would be perfect for teens or to make for gifts. Learn how in this short video.
Bantu Perm Query?Hi, I Bantu my hair all the time. I'm wanting to know if I can add perming lotion/process to my Bantu knots to get a permanent Bantu knot look?
Travel Toothbrush Holder for Makeup BrushesI never used this toothbrush holder for toothbrushes but really needed a case for my new makeup brushes. The toothbrush holder works very well for storing and protecting them.
Nail Clipper HackThis nail clipper used to have a plastic shield to prevent nail clippings from flying. Unfortunately the plastic shield broke and I tried to find a replacement nail clipper (no luck).
Nail Clipper HackThis nail clipper used to have a plastic shield to prevent nail clippings from flying. Unfortunately the plastic shield broke and I tried to find a replacement nail clipper (no luck).
Recommendations for Body WashIt can be hard to choose from the many different scents and styles of body wash available for purchase. Prices can range from frugal to expensive but often the ingredients are very similar.
Using Old Home Perm ProductsDoes the thioglycolic acid curl activator in home perms expire or go bad? I have had it for quite a while and it's turned brown. Can I still use it?
How to Fix My Perm?So I just got my perm yesterday around 11:30 and it took about 2 hours. After I was done, I had lunch and did all the usual stuff after then went to bed. Woke up and basically all my curls were gone. Will this fix itself or do I need to have it done again?
Hair Dye Stripping Mistakes?My daughter tried to strip the black hair dye using color-oops, and well oops is exactly correct! Her normally blond hair is now orange at the roots, red in the middle and black at the ends. Please help us fix it.
Lightening Dyed Hair?Last night, I dyed my hair pink and blue. Well, the blue is ok but the pink is fuchsia. How can I make it more of a pastel pink without losing the colors?
Fixing a Perm That Lost Its Curl?I am a male and got a perm around 7 to 8 in the morning. It looked good throughout the day and had no problem but when I got home at around 3:30 to 4 I noticed the front had become a little straight. What should I do (if anything needs to be done)?
Advice About First Perm?Help me please please please! This is my first ever perm, and I am so sad and disappointed. I got my perm yesterday and it started to look like this just a few hours after leaving the salon. I'm thinking about going in today and asking her about it but it's appointment only and I don't think I want her to redo it. Heavily on my mind: washing it out before the 48 hours and getting a refund? What do yall think. Also the first three are the morning after pictures and the blue T-shirt ones are a few hours later.
Fake Nails Are Burning After Removal?I just took of my store bought fake nails and they are burning. I have washed them, taken them off, put them in ice for 3 hours and they still burn just as bad. If anyone can help, please do:)