All posts tagged: Do it yourself

Trend Alert : Defined Brows – Love it or Loathe it [Readers Poll]

Hello my lovelies, I’m so excited! I’m Owumi and this is my first post here at Sacred and hopefully every week I’ll bring you a new trend I come across in my adventures on the worldwide web (big smile). So to start with i’m serving up a trend that seems to be getting more and more popular among women, not only in Nigeria but all around the beauty world. It’s on runways, red carpets, magazine covers and yes, even on the busy streets of Lagos. I’m talking about the sharp..defined, full brows (aka the Naija Brow). The first time I noticed this major trend was on the beautiful actress Lily Collins. I fell in love instantly, and being the eager bunny that I am, I went around looking for videos to learn how to get the look.   Alot of people have been inspired to re-create these brows as all the big celebrities seem to be embracing them along with the extreme Highlight and Contour look as seen on Kim K, Beyonce, Rhianna, Miley Cyrus …

DIY OMBRE HAIR BY BACKSYNCFAN

Hey everyone, It’s DIY Wednesday…… *drum roll* So today, we will be doing a “DIY OMBRE HAIR”. Ombre hair has been trending for quite a while now, and still is. But I happen to be one of those who would rather treat my weave myself than give it to someone to do it for me. The first time I ever tried giving my new weave to a stylist she messed up my hair so bad,I regretted ever thinking about it and then going ahead to give her the weave to highlight for me. I love highlights on my hair so much! Towards the end of last year and early this year I had a signature hairstyle going on for months….. One time it was purpe, and then I did blue, red, and white lol. I was having fun playing with colors and I loved it. Pregnancy however, made me go on a break……:( *sigh*. Can’t wait to bounce back looooool. It’s not like I can’t do it now, afterall it would be done on a …

DIY: LIPSTICK TUTORIAL USING CRAYONS

Hellooooo my beautiful gods and goddesses…..:) It’s Wednesday and it’s a day for DIY *grin* I loooooove me some DIY. So the fun thing about makeup is that when you do not have a particular color you need for something say a lip color or an eye shadow color, you can always improvise *grin*. Don’t you just love it? The fact that you cant be stuck or limited to what you want to do just because a color is not available. You can improvise with anything as long as it's NON TOXIC. Eye shadows, crayons, lipgloss, anything at all depending on what you are trying to achieve. Of course most of us if not everyone knows about the presence of lead in some of these products, you want to be careful what you put on your lip. If you’re not sure what products to buy, you can simply do some research on it or better still stick to DIY hehehehehe! So today, I am sharing with you a DIY video by MS TOI on how …

DIY STONE MARBLE NAILS

Hey beautiful people….. Who has tried doing a DIY NAIL ART? Some people just love and prefer doing their manicure and pedicure themselves especially in a country like ours (NAIJA) where even the unqualified claim to be a manicure and pedicure specialist….. So I thought why not post a DIY video for those of you who love nail art like my humble self…..:) on how to do some outstanding beautiful nail art yourself? After all this page is all about YOU beautiful gods and goddesses. To all DIY lovers…..:) you may want to log on this page on Wednesdays as I would be posting anything DIY! *grin* From nails, to facials, to makeup, basically anything DIY. It’s gonna to be fun *grin* In the mean time here’s a DIY video on how to do marble nails by a popular youtube nail lover CUTEPOLISH STAY BEAUTIFUL……..