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Easy DIY Turmeric Face Mask

I've got a super easy DIY face mask for you guys today! DIY turmeric masks have been a major trend on social media and beauty sites lately, and with  good reason - they're so good for your skin! There are several reasons why Turmeric Face Masks can help you get your glow on. The curcumin in this brightly-colored spice has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, thus the turmeric benefits for skin can include detoxifying, anti-aging, calming, and healing. In other words; it can help clear congestion, helps to heal blemishes and reduce scars, can boost collagen, and prevents damage from free radicals.

I've mixed turmeric with coconut oil for my DIY mask, but you can use other ingredients for different skin needs. For example, a dairy yogurt containing lactic acid can boost the anti-aging and skin brightening properties, while a honey turmeric mask would be best for fighting bacteria and blemishes. The coconut oil is a great ingredient for extra moisturizing.




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A Chic Friendsgiving Guide


I love the idea of a Friendsgiving, don't you? My husband and I are firm believers that family isn't necessarily who you are related too, but the people in your life who truly are loving and supportive. And if you're lucky enough that those do include your family, it's still nice to have an extra day to celebrate with friends, and of course an extra day to eat!! Friendsgiving can also be a great way to help those in need this holiday season. For example, instead of having people bring side dishes or wine, ask them each to bring a few pantry items that you can donate to your local food bank and clothing that you can donate to a local shelter or clothing closet. Pictured: Friendsgiving Balloon Banner


And unlike a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, Friendsgiving is the perfect time to have fun with chic, modern party decor. I do love traditional harvest decor, but I also love the idea of a bright, colorful, and sparkly Friendsgiving! These Gold Glitter Pumpkin Cupcake Toppers are a great way to dress up your buffet. It's also a great way to decorate and create a holiday-themed dessert at the last minute. Some simple store-bought cupcakes instantly become cute and festive with these pumpkin cupcake toppers.


The same goes with this pretty Friendsgiving Cake Topper by City Girls Crafty World. You can toil away at baking and decorating a holiday cake from scratch, or you can simply pick up any round bakery cake and give it an instant upgrade for Friendsgiving with this cake topper.


City Girls Craft World has you covered with the decorations too! This glittery Friendsgiving Banner is a very chic and very easy way to decorate your space. You can choose between glitter gold or glitter silver for the wording, and you may choose either ' Happy Friendsgiving ' or ' Happy Thanksgiving '. Pair it with some tassel garland and balloons, and your Friendsgiving decor is complete!!


Of course every chic dinner party needs some pretty party food. Traditional Thanksgiving dishes can get a chic makeover simply by being served in bite-size portions. My mini Maple and Brown Sugar Pecan Pies are so delicious and very easy to make! You could even start with premade pie crust if you don't have time to make it from scratch.


For small gatherings, I always suggest that it's best to skip on the complicated cocktails and serve one signature drink, preferably one you can make ahead of time. My Spiced Apple Cider Sangria is just the thing! You can make it in a crock pot and serve it warm, or make it according to the recipe and serve it chilled, in a large drink dispenser, so guests can help themselves.



Wine and beer are always a great option as well. And with these cute Thanksgiving Wine Bottle Labels by Paprika Paperie, the wine can add to the festive decor. If you get it customized, like the Gobble Till You Wobble Wine Bottle Labels, it makes for the perfect Friendsgiving hostess gift!

Do you plan on hosting a Friendsgiving this year? Let me know in the comments below!


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  1. Sounds great!! I love all the inspo.
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  2. Thanks for sharing your info. I really appreciate your efforts and I will be waiting for your further write ups thanks once again.
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  3. This is such a good idea! Those pecan pies and cupcakes look delicious!
    Julia x
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  4. Amazing holiday idea! Thanks for the inspiration!
    Have a great weekend!
    Much love, Len
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    XO

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