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REALIZE

Celebrate Concocting with

Leigh Schwab

With DIY solutions, you get to make your own magic.

C

reativity doesn’t have to be limited to artistic

When my twins were little we took a trip to the beach and I

endeavors. Haven’t you ever heard of putting

just couldn’t seem to get the sunscreen out of their hair and

toothpaste on a zit? Using honey to clear up

they looked like complete grease balls, so in an effort to be

blackheads? Corn starch as a dry shampoo substitute? The act of creating your own little concoction that works just

resourceful I went to the kitchen cabinet and found some corn starch and voila a makeshift dry shampoo was formed.

for you can be super rewarding. I absolutely love experimenting

If you have a skin issue that has been bothering you, do a little

and always have. I’ve tried most everything out there and have

research and use your ingenuity to be creative and create your

had lots of fun over the years mixing and matching ingredients

own remedy. Though it may take a couple tries to find your

to help solve a problem.

groove, when you finally make that magical concoction, you’ll feel a joy well worth the effort.

T h e PE R PE T UAL YOU

The Perpetual You_Joy through Whimsy  

Featuring Connecticut creatives Ave Rivera, Ann Marie Drury, Margit Fish, and Kellie Semmelrock

The Perpetual You_Joy through Whimsy  

Featuring Connecticut creatives Ave Rivera, Ann Marie Drury, Margit Fish, and Kellie Semmelrock