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5 Ways to Use Essential Oils- Beauty
Unclog pores by applying 2-4 drops Beazer's Garden Herbal Face Toner/Astringent to a cotton ball and gently wipe over affected areas.
Get rid of dandruff by mixing 5 drops Lemon, 2 drops Lavender, 1 drop Rosemary and 2 drops Peppermint with 2 tbsp. of a carrier oil. Massage into scalp thoroughly for 1-2 minutes, leave on for 10 minutes. Shampoo hair as usual.
Reduce stretch marks with Beazer's Garden Stretch Mark Massage oil on stretch marks 2 times a day.
For a natural facial scrub, mix ¼ cup plain yogurt, ¼ cup cornmeal and 5 drops each of Patchouli, Grapefruit, and Lavender. Store any unused mixture in the refrigerator and use within a few days.
Place 1-2 drops of Rosemary or Carrot on hairbrush before brushing to promote growth and thickness.
Spring seems to have come and gone already, highlighting the fact that time moves quickly.
As I washed dishes the other night, I fell into a meditative state, which often happens when doing easy housework like that. I realized that two years had passed, almost to the date of the beginning of my treatment for breast cancer. The calm, content feeling I have now was in sharp contrast to the rollercoaster ride of emotions I'd gone through being "sick" and unemployed. I had ALL the feelings! To be expected, I guess. Cancer sucks. But the lessons though…
I’ll be turning 45 next couple of weeks, and looking back over the last few years, the Challenges, the Accomplishments, I’ve realized a few things, they aren’t new, but things that we (I) easily forget it seems until we are forced to remember who we are.
Do the things that you love to do. What were the things that sparked your imagination, and excitement and curiosity when you were younger? Hopefully, over the years you’ve dabb…
I love how people can automate items and make them move as props for events.
This seems like such a cool project, but I wouldn't have foggiest idea of how to go about setting it up. If you are good with computer programming, have fun! Take pictures and share your creations.
Interactive Halloween props are always fun and they are surprisingly easy to make. This year I designed a simple system that rotates a skull to face you and follows you movements as you walk by.
To accomplish this I used light sensors to detect a person's shadow. An Arduino microcontroller then calculates where they are standing and activates a servo that turns the skull to face them. When they move, the skull turns to follows them.
Step 1: Select a Halloween Prop to Use
The first thing that you need to do is select a Halloween prop that will turn and follow people walking by. Look for props that are both creepy and light weight. I chose to use a foam skull but there are a lot of other…