Summery midnight pleasures with close friends

You will need an outdoor space that works for a cosy feel and the technology. Get a bunch of friends together, bring pillows, blankets and snacks, perhaps BBQ or a fire for warmth, and you will have the greatest summer night

One of my summer keywords is INDULGENCE.
Indulge in small pleasures, surround yourself with friends and enjoy each moment!

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Natural hair dye (avoiding dangerous chemicals)

I am sure you have all heard (and I beleive we have always known) that the chemicals in hair dyeing products are dangerous and bad for us. BUT NOW: these "news" are everywhere! STILL: it's not until now that I have realised this fact... Weird, ain't it? Read more about the dangerous chemicals at NATURAL NEWS.


Dazzling summer blonde?

Simply rinse your hair with one of these suggestions

For Brunette shades:
- The cooled water left after boiling unpeeled potatoes
- Teas made from rosemary, sage, raspberry leaves, parsley, or catnip
- Black coffee or black tea
- An infusion of tea, walnuts and coffee
- An infusion of apple cider vinegar, rosemary and coffee

For Blonde shades:
- Infusions or teas made from Saffron, Turmeric, Calendula (marigold), Mullein
- An infusion of Avena Sativa (oat straw), Licorice Root and Saffron
- Chamomile tea
- Water from boiling chopped rhubarb in water, cooling, and straining

For Red shades:
- Cool, strong black coffee
- Teas made from rosehips, red hibiscus, calendula or saffron

For Gray shades:
- A Hollyhock infusion or Betony rinse to remove the yellow from gray hair.

More detailed RECIPES @ eHow - Check out all their How-to-ideas, some of it is really good!
Rich chestnut-brown?

I'm certainly going to try my own homemade hair dye!
Either I will try one by one til' I get the desired result or
I might just mix two or three and hope for the best ^^

Have you tried this? Let me know!
If you haven't: would you?

Boring goes cute with a black ribbon rosette

I think it's cute, not too "pretentious".

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