How to Use a Curling Wand

Curling wands have become a household hair styling staple over the past few years. I have had mine for about 7 years now and I don’t know what I would do without it! One question that I am asked often is how to use a curling wand. I totally understand how a curling wand would seem pretty intimidating but they don’t need to be at all!

How to use a curling wand

One of the best things about a curling wand is the ability to create different curls with it that can create entirely different styles! I will be sharing how to create different curls in a later post because I wanted to teach you first just the basics of using a curling wand. I am sharing just how to make a basic barrel curl. [Read more…]

Sugar Cookie Bath Bomb Recipe

With New Year’s resolution diets still in full swing (hopefully), you may find yourself craving some sugar. Well, I am happy to share a sugar cookie recipe that isn’t going to spend a moment on the lips and a lifetime on the hips. These sugar cookies are going to make your skin feel amazing! It’s because they are bath bombs! This sugar cookie bath bomb recipe looks and smells just like your favorite baked treat, but you can enjoy it without the guilt!

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Can you believe that those AREN’T COOKIES?! Unfortunately, my two year old really wouldn’t believe me. She was in tears because she wanted one so badly! I let her bathe with one instead and she thought it was pretty awesome. To make your own sugar cookie bath bombs, you need… [Read more…]

Art Birthday Party Activity and Game Ideas

You have seen the art birthday party decorations and treats, but a party isn’t a party without the fun! Our art themed birthday party had really fun activities that I just know you will want to do at your own art birthday party.

Art Birthday Party Activity and Game Ideas

I hate that awkward time that you wait for the guests to show up. You just have kids kind of sitting there, anxious to get started. This year, I had an idea that helped save that awkward time and turn it into a fun activity. [Read more…]

Art Birthday Party Decorations

My daughter is obsessed with all things art. There is always some kind of craft project in the works for her! That’s why when we were deciding on a birthday party theme, we knew she needed an art birthday party! When it comes to birthday party decorations, I like to make an impact, but I don’t want to go completely overboard like a lot of the parties that are found online. It just isn’t realistic! I am excited to share our art birthday party decorations with you today! Don’t forget to come back tomorrow to get all of the details on the activities that we did for the party.

Art Birthday Party Decoration Ideas

We obviously needed to introduce a lot of color to our house for this party, and what better way to do that than by creating a paint bucket wall? [Read more…]

How to Make a Balloon Arch

I have made a balloon arch for several birthday parties and each time I have made one, I get asked how to make it. I have tried to explain it, but figured I might as well actually share how to make a balloon arch on here! Balloon arches are so easy to make and they can make a huge impact. They can be used for birthday parties, weddings, and any holiday party ever. They can add flowers, leaves, pom poms, or anything else you want to make them unique.

How to Make a Balloon Arch on www.girllovesglam.com [Read more…]

Repairing Damaged Hair: My Damaged Hair Confessional

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A question I get asked frequently is how to repair damaged hair. Unfortunately, I know the struggle of dealing with damaged hair all too well! My hair has been through damage from too many hot tools and from surviving beauty school. It has kind of been through it all! Honestly, my hair is still on the mend from some of the damage that I put it through. But there are a few things that I have done that has made a huge difference.

Repairing Damaged Hair

My first tip is [Read more…]

Baby and Toddler Shirt Free Cut File

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Making shirts for my kids is one of my favorite ways to make their wardrobes unique, without breaking the bank. I love that I can create designs that I can pass down to younger siblings that are a little more gender neutral as well. We get compliments on this cute shirt all of the time, so I thought I should share this baby and toddler shirt free cut file with all of you so you can make them for your kiddos too! This shirt is perfect to use for baby gifts and baby shower gifts.

Baby and Toddler Shirt Free Cut File

This “little love” shirt has been in my daughter’s wardrobe rotation for about 7 months now and she wears it constantly. The vinyl still looks great! [Read more…]

Twenty One Pilots Trench Inspired Makeup: Album Cover Makeup

I am starting a new series “Album Cover Makeup” today and I feel like a little kid at Christmas! I have been dreaming of this day for over a year now and all of it is finally happening! I am kicking things off with Twenty One Pilots Trench and it turned out exactly how I wanted it to. I am so excited about the finished product!

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Music has always played a big part in how I am inspired. I can’t sing and I can’t play instruments, so I have to share that inspiration in a way that doesn’t involve music. That’s why I am so excited about my new Album Cover Makeup series! Every month, I will have a new music album that has inspired me in some way or has somehow shaped who I am. I can’t even put to words how excited I am for this series! It is my passion project for the year. I know that it isn’t something that most of you are as passionate about as I am, but I hope that you can get excited to see what albums are featured and what crazy things I come up with every month! [Read more…]

Mint Pine Masculine Bath Bombs

Bath bombs aren’t just for the ladies! I have had a few requests for a good, masculine bath bomb. I have quite a few that men would really enjoy, but I wanted to create one specifically for men. And ladies, don’t you worry… this mint pine scent won’t make you smell like a man. This mixture of mint and pine scents is earthy and dreamy enough for women, too!

Mint Pine Bath Bombs on www.girllovesglam.com

To make your own mint pine masculine bath bombs, you need… [Read more…]

How to Brighten Eyes with Makeup

An easy way to make yourself look more awake and even a little younger is to brighten up your eyes! Thinking about what to do to brighten eyes can be slightly overwhelming. There really are so many products out there. But I am here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be hard or scary at all!

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There are three things that you will need to really brighten your eyes. You need a good concealer that doesn’t crease, a makeup sponge, and a nude eyeliner.  [Read more…]