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12 Super Simple DIY Beauty Tips

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12 Super Simple DIY Beauty Tips

By Shireen Qudosi, DivineCaroline

Best kept beauty secrets that pass the test of time? Everyone hates being told, “I told you so,” and most women also hate thinking their mother was right. However, on stepping upon the threshold of thirty, and with my South Asian mother now in her early sixties, I can’t help but notice that on a good day, she looks not more than maybe only five or ten years older.

And with each wrinkle, thinned out skin or spot I notice, I hear her quite literally echoing voice telling me “I told you so.” So what was it exactly that she used to always harp on about while growing up?

Quite simply: endless beauty tips that at that time seemed to have been carved on stone tablets alongside Moses’ Ten Commandments. But these then-thought-of-as-primitive beauty routines now seem charming and simple in an age where we’re constantly fed a barrage of beauty ads and overly photo-shopped images of perfection.

In my own desperate attempt to look great, I have ventured down every possible winding road that ultimately lead me nowhere, pick-pocketing my hard earned dollars with daylight robbery rates and empty promises of youth and beauty. I finally decided to throw in the towel and revert to the “old ways” of doing things…

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At DivineCaroline.com, women come together to learn from experts in the fields, of health, sustainability, and culture; to reflect on shared experiences; and to express themselves by writing and publishing stories about anything that matters to them. Here, real women publish like real pros. Together, with our staff writers, they’re discussing all facets of women’s lives from relationships and careers, to travel and healthy living. So come discover, read, learn, laugh and connect at DivineCaroline.com.

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8:54AM PDT on Aug 10, 2013

Thank for the share, really excited about trying some of these beauty tips...

5:03AM PDT on Jul 26, 2013

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6:36AM PDT on Jun 28, 2013

Outstanding efforts for making this blog!! Your writers and your work are really appreciative.
makeup tips

4:30AM PDT on Jun 8, 2013

Thank you :)

1:06PM PDT on Mar 19, 2013

gonna try the egg+banana hair treatment soon

10:05AM PDT on Oct 25, 2011

What is the more specific henna/lemon hair dye?
I've only recently started dying my hair to cover the grey.
So I'm still a little nervous. Any words of wisdom?

4:40AM PDT on Sep 29, 2011

What an interesting and sharing arrangement! wonderful!
www.eyelastin-review.blogspot.com

2:09AM PDT on Aug 24, 2011

The information on your website is good. looking forward for more postings.

6:45PM PDT on Jul 26, 2011

Most definitely will be trying some of these! Thanks!

9:05PM PDT on Jul 13, 2011

thanks for sharing.

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