Posts tagged diy

diy: cinco de mayo marbled shot glasses

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 >

diy: bright, fun makeup brushes

 

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!

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diy: skin firming (recycled) rose face mask

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 >

diy: valentine cards

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 >

bright eyes!

Hey tartelettes! Your gloves and comforter aren’t the only things that are puffy in the winter. But don’t worry! The maracuja C-brighter eye treatment  works miracles against puffy eyes. The vitamin C helps de-puff the eye area while hydrating the delicate skin. You can even compound it’s potent effects by doubling up with all-natural  items you can find right in your own home. Pair up one these great DIY eye treatments with our  maracuja C-brighter for the perfect morning eye routine — combat puffy eyes once and for good! More >

diy holiday: cake pops

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!

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diy holiday: bow & go

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 >

mint condition

 

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.

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diy skin saver: the (great) pumpkin mask

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.
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cat eyes, sea sirens, and dolls…

Take trashy out of the equation and set a sexy, sultry tone this Halloween with one of these sweet looks:


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