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Blue Crush

Blue-Crush

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Maybe it’s the baby coming, but I have been particularly partial to hues of light blue, as of late! I love incorporating it with neutrals for Spring. Happy Tuesday everyone!

Weekend DIY: Fix a Broken Compact

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Last year a trip to the beauty department at Saks, left me with an obsessed with Armani Beauty. I came home with the serum, primer, foundation, powder, bronzer, blush, etc. (the whole shebang) and I’ve been loyal to every product ever since. Last month when I was traveling from LA, my new bronzer took a tumble and shattered. Determined to make it as good as new, I searched Youtube for tutorials.

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I came across this Youtube Video, and the simple steps saved the day. Since the video is pretty lengthy, I broke down the steps for an easy quick fix.
Weekend DIY: Fix a Broken Compact | TheSubtleStatement.com What You Need:

  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • sealable sandwich bag
  • flat knife
  • a spoon
  • a tissue

Weekend DIY: Fix a Broken Compact | TheSubtleStatement.com

Pour the contents of the compact into a sealable sandwich bag, let out the air and seal.

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Using the spoon, flatten the broken pieces of the compact to form a smooth powder. (It may not come completely smooth)

Weekend DIY: Fix a Broken Compact | TheSubtleStatement.com

Put the smoothened powder back into the compact.

Weekend DIY: Fix a Broken Compact | TheSubtleStatement.com

Add a small amount of alcohol to the compact, gradually, reaching all areas of the compact.

Weekend DIY: Fix a Broken Compact | TheSubtleStatement.com

Using the flat knife, mix the alcohol throughout the compact, to form a paste and smooth out the mixture evenly.

Weekend DIY: Fix a Broken Compact | TheSubtleStatement.com

Let dry for one hour.Weekend DIY: Fix a Broken Compact | TheSubtleStatement.com

Once dry, use the tissue to blot the compact, absorbing any excess alcohol. Weekend DIY: Fix a Broken Compact | TheSubtleStatement.com Weekend DIY: Fix a Broken Compact | TheSubtleStatement.com Weekend DIY: Fix a Broken Compact | TheSubtleStatement.com

Matcha Tea

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I’m an avid tea drinker, so when I heard all the hype of trendy Matcha Tea, I couldn’t wait to give it a try. I can say, I’m officially obsessed! The ground green tea powder has a slew of benefits from being full of antioxidants, a metabolism booster, as well as an energy booster.

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 My favorite way to sip is 1/2 C of homemade almond milk, and 1/2 C water boiled, with 1 t Matcha Tea powder whisked in. To give it a try, order a Matcha Tea Latte at your local coffee spot. It’s bliss in a cup.

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