Aylin Ayse

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Makeup Color Match Tips to Complement Your Eye Color

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To makeup color match, you have to take into consideration your features, regardless of what shades or colors you think will look best.

It’s really not enough to look at a celebrity you admire and try to replicate her look by using the same exact makeup colors and tones – they simply may not work well with your individual features. At the end of the day, the next person is not you and doesn’t work with the same blank canvas.

Instead of starting with a makeup trend and applying it …

Vegan Black Bean Dip Recipe with Cumin and Citrus

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This black bean dip recipe is a vegan version of a party favorite.

Dips are what make parties so much fun – mostly because there are plenty to choose from and each is condensed with flavor. Unfortunately, most dips are also condensed with calories. One bite can often mean 100 calories, so in no time at all, you have racked up the calories without even realizing it. This black bean dip recipe is a bit different. It’s packed with veggies, spices and herbs and completely nixes the heavy ingredients, …

Bikini Waxing and Brazilian Waxes: Are They Safe?

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Bikini waxing – let alone a Brazilian wax – is a daunting and often painful experience.

These days, most women in their early 20s are sometimes, or almost always, bare down there. The question though: is bikini waxing safe? We break down the bikini wax for you, in all its variations, so you can better understand the risks involved and how to avoid an unpleasant experience.

What Kind of Wax Are You In For?

When you attempt to go bare down there, first you must decide exactly how much hair you want to get rid of. A full …

Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe: Cool Down and Slim Down with Dessert

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This vegan  strawberry ice cream recipe is free of dairy and added sugar and full of flavor–and it even has a few secret ingredients.

Cool down and slim down in the summer, even with dessert! Frozen bananas and other fruits make for the best base to a vegan and raw ice cream recipe that satisfies your sweet tooth without packing on the pounds. That way, you don’t have to feel deprived when attempting to slim down and offer your body a boost of nutrition.

This recipe includes an avocado …

Is Fruit Sugar as Bad as Regular Sugar?

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These days, it seems that fruit is becoming a casualty of the sugar wars, and wrongly so. With processed foods and junk food crammed with sugar in all its various refined forms, fruit sugar should be the least of your worries.

However, if you avoid refined sugar like the plague and still feel bloated, a few pounds heavier and dependent on that sugar “fix”, it may be worth taking an inventory of your fruit consumption. Here is when and why you should avoid certain fruits and the hierarchy of …

Vegan Blueberry Scones Recipe with Coconut Milk and Gluten-Free Oats

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This vegan blueberry scones recipe is also gluten-free.

A scone is a single-serving cake or quickbread originating from the United Kingdom that is best paired with a cup of tea. It does not include yeast, which is why it retains a dense texture. It makes for a convenient breakfast and a scrumptious snack.

One scone has about 220 calories, 6 grams of fat, 600 milligrams of sodium, and 15 grams of sugar. Its ingredients include eggs, butter, sugar, milk and white flour. It’s more dense than your average fluffy cake or …

DIY Red Summer Sangria Recipe

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This sangria recipe is my personal favorite and can be customized to your tastes.

Sangria is a Spanish staple that has earned international acclaim for its sweet taste and festive spirit. It is most certainly  a buzz-worthy feature at your next adult poolside party. All you need are a few bottles of wine, a bounty of chopped fruits (of your choice) and simple syrup. It all comes together overnight and the result is a refreshing beverage you’ll never bore of, all summer long.

The trick to a sangria recipe you actually …

6 Practical, Unusual Uses for Windex that Go Beyond Window Cleaning

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Sure there are known uses for Windex, but what about these other uses?

Your cleaning closet can get quite crowded these days with a cleaning solution for just about every specific household appliance, furniture and item. A lot of it is a marketing ploy, leading consumers to buy a bunch of different cleaning solutions for various, specific purposes. However, some of these cleaners are multi-purpose and can spread themselves thin across your household cleaning needs. Windex is no exception. This window cleaning solution is good for a lot more than …