Skin Condition as Art

By: Diy maven Apr 03, 2008

Ariana Page Russell suffers from a skin condition called dermatographia. According to a recent article, ‘Dermatographia, which literally means "writing on the skin," is a disorder that produces hivelike welts on the skin when scratched. Russell, 29, always blushed easily while growing up, but it wasn't until her teens that she noticed she could draw designs and patterns on her skin.’ She uses a blunt needle to trace the designs… Continue Reading

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How To Make a Chocolate Facial.

By: Chrisjob Mar 31, 2008

With Valentine's Day and Easter over, the candy company's get to take a break until Halloween, with a brief resurgence for Mother's Day, perhaps. So, someone has to use all that chocolate, so it might as be you! This video tutorial from Reuters and Skindalous provides instructions for a DIY cacao face mask.

Ingredients:

1/3 cup cocoa powder
3 tbsp. heavy cream
2 tsp. cottage cheese
¼ cup honey
3 tsp. oatmeal

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25 Alternative Uses for Olive Oil

By: Chrisjob Jun 13, 2007

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Nutritionists will continue to tout olive oil for its high content of healthful, monounsaturated fats, like oleic acid, and polyphenols. The fruit oil practically propelled the entire Western world in antiquity, and is mentioned in nearly every sacred text this side of the Tigris and Euphrates.… Continue Reading

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