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What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than with a set of DIY bright marbled shot glasses and makeup brushes to match? tarte’s DIY authority, Erica, show’s you how to incorporate beautiful design, creative ingenuity and the festive spirit in this bright and fun tutorial! More >
tarte’s senior graphic designer and avid DIY-er, Erica, is always looking for fun, new ways to incorporate arts and crafts into simple, everyday items. Recently she had an “ah-ha” moment while applying her foundation one morning. She thought why not spruce up her plain bamboo tarte makeup brushes by adding simple materials that can be found in your home and at just about any local craft store?! We promise this DIY takes little to no time and is a great way to add a personal touch to those understated makeup brushes that you use daily!
What’s not to love about a fresh bouquet of roses? Not only do roses smell and look wonderful, but their petals actually have substantial amounts of vitamin C, and skin-firming rose oil — it’s astringent properties aid in the tightening of skin and muscles. Plus, with V-Day right around the corner, you’ll have petals to spare. Once your bouquet starts to wilt, take those blooms and use them for your skin’s benefit — a rose petal facial will leave skin feeling firm, replenished and radiant. The best part? It’s an easy DIY! Once again we enlisted Erica, our DIY beauty extraordinaire, to share her favorite rose petal facial recipe! More >
With Valentine’s Day only a few days away (wow, when did February happen?!) we thought it would be the perfect opportunity for another little do-it-yourself project! Erica, our senior graphic designer, Valentine’s Day enthusiast, and master DIYer wanted to do something unique and different for all of her single girlfriends this February 14th. She thought, what better way to show a little love for her girls than with some DIY, homemade Valentine’s cards… More >
Our resident DIY diva Erica, tarte’s senior graphic designer and unofficial pastry chef, is the queen of the cake pop. We long for office birthdays, baby showers and engagement parties — just to bite into one of these incredible confections. Seriously, we have yet to taste a pop that rivals hers! And considering that this high season for baking, we had her breakdown her process for the ultimate cake pop how-to!
For this year’s “Baby, it’s bold outside” holiday collection, the tarte creative team designed each product box to mimic beautiful, rich, colorful wrapping paper. The goal was to not only save our tartelettes time and money on wrapping, but also to be environmentally conscience. We even printed a “to & from” gift tag to the back of each box! All you have to do is add a bow and give it to the lucky gift recipient! More >
Next time you reach for a sprig of parsley to decorate your favorite dish, consider this…mint offers a ton of beneficial properties, aside from freshening your breath. Mint is much more complex than just an ice cream flavor or pretty garnish — it belongs to a large family of over 30 species, the most common being peppermint and spearmint. Let’s just take a minute to honor this little herb and all that it does for us.
If you read tarte talk on the regular, you already know that pumpkins are packed with all kind of good-for-you vitamins and minerals, but this squash’s ability to nourish skin goes beyond nutrition — it’s topical too! Grab your bottle of maracuja oil and few other natural ingredients to whip up this super hydrating and brightening DIY face mask.
Take trashy out of the equation and set a sexy, sultry tone this Halloween with one of these sweet looks:
It’s pumpkin season tartelettes! And while you’re indulging in pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin muffins, seeds and jack-o’-lanterns, take a moment to reflect on not just how tasty this gourd-like squash is, but it’s good-for-you qualities as well. Here, our (healthy) top five reasons to love pumpkin: More >