How To Make Your Own Simply Chic Ripped Jeans


 

There is something special about a pair of ripped jeans.  Each pair tells it’s own story.  They are kinda is like wearing artwork and who wouldn’t want their own Picasso.  When they are visibly aged and worn but still functional then they truly are exceptionally chic.  Ripped jeans are super cool and never go out of fashion.  Learning to make your own ripped jeans is so incredibly  simple and fashionable. By making your own you have control over where the rips will be. Yes, they add a chicness to just about any outfit. Let me give you a heads up, once you get started you may become addicted.
 
Here is what you need:
 
Start off with a pair of old jeans

Scissors or a seam ripper

Tweezers

Chalk

Safety or Straight pins
 
* Be sure to have all your supplies at your fingertips:

 

1. Put the jeans on walk around, bend and sit in a chair so that you know that the holes will be exactly where you want them. Be sure to take advantage of  your full length mirror.

 

2. Use the chalk to mark where you want the rips to be.

 

3. Use your scissors to make small slits then use your hands to rip them as marked. The hand ripping will give a more natural look.

 

4. Use a straight pin or safety pin to pull a couple of threads apart until you are able to pull the vertical threads with tweezers.

 

5. Use a tweezer to fray the threads.





** How do you rip your jeans?  We want to know….Leave a comment:

 

 

Tracey Evelyn is an image consultant, wardrobe stylist and beauty expert that helps emerging women to reinvent themselves and to help them make a statement without saying a word.
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4 Simple Steps To De-stress And Relieve Dry Feet

4 simple steps to de-stress and relieve dry feet

 

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White Mountain Epsom Salt

How often do you take a little time to unwind?  It’s so important to ease stress and relax the body.  Something a simple as a homemade foot soak can feel like a mini retreat.  Here are 5 simple steps to de-stress and relieve dry feet,

Ingredients:

 

Soak

Warm water

1/2 cup of Epsom salt

 

Scrub

Olive Oil

Raw or Brown Sugar

Essential oil to your liking (Lavender, Sandalwood, Geranium, etc…)

 

Towel

Moisturize

Olive Oil

Essential Oil

 

1. Soak your feet in the Epsom salt and warm water

Tip:  Keep a container of warm water nearby, just add a little periodically to keep the water warm) feels great

 

2.  After soaking, Exfoliate with your homemade sugar scrub

 

3. Rinse and Towel dry

 

4.  Moisturize with the olive oil and essential oil mixture…..enjoy

 

 

 

** Tell us how you de-stress.  We want to know………leave a comment.

 

 

Tracey Evelyn is a Body Image and Fashion Consultant who helps women to learn to  love their bodies and reinvent themselves through Wardrobe Styling, Makeup Artistry and Personal Shopping. Contact: Tracey@Traceyevelynbeautifulyou.com     Twitter: @Traceyevelyninc Phone: 484-479-6730

 

 

Simple Steps to Relieve Dry Lips

 Simple Steps to Relieve Dry Lips

 

It’s that time of the year when lips get really dry.  Our lips are consistently exposed to the environment and need a little extra love and care every now an then.

 

Here are few Simple steps to relieve dry lips:

       

1.  Exfoliate

Slough off those dead skin cells. mix equal amounts of olive oil and sugar until if forms a paste. Put the mixture on your lips and leave it for a minute. Rub very gently in a circular motion or  use a clean soft bristle or baby tooth brush and  gently rub in a circular motion.

 

 

2.  Treatment

 

Create and apply a lip mask for 5 to 10 minutes:

 Ingredients like Pure aloe vera gel or equal parts honey & equal parts olive oil mixed together or cucumber slices placed on lips are all ingredients with amazing soothing and healing properties

 

3.  Moisturize

 

Once your lips have been exfoliated and treated it is time to moisturize.  Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Vitamin E all  very affordable, pesticide free, moisturizing and any one of these makes a great natural moisturizer.  Do this more frequently in the winter when your lips are more prone to becoming  dry and chapped.

 

 

** Dehydration can also be a culprit of dry chapped lips, it is recommended that you drink a minimum of 8 glasses of water a day.

 

Try using a humidifier(s) in your home, your lips, hair, skin and nails will love you for it!

 

How do you treat dry chapped lips?  We wanna know leave a comment….

 

Tracey Evelyn is a Body Image and Fashion Consultant who helps women to learn to  love their bodies and reinvent themselves through Wardrobe Styling, Makeup Artistry and Personal Shopping.

Contact: Tracey@Traceyevelynbeautifulyou.com     Twitter: @Traceyevelyninc Phone: 484-479-6730