How to Remove Makeup Stains on Your Carpet

I don’t know about you guys, but there is nothing I love more than sitting in front of my closet mirrors and doing my makeup on the floor while getting ready. It doesn’t matter where I am, a friend’s house, hotel, my mom’s house, I just love sitting on the floor in front of the mirror to do my makeup!

With that said, sometimes a bit of loose powder is spilled, sometimes an eyeliner smudge mark appears, you name it! Stains can happen and accidents will occur. While in quarantine, I can’t just do a Google search for a local carpet cleaning service to come in and take care of the carpets, nor can I purchase any carpet cleaning solution on Amazon that will take weeks maybe even months to arrive. These stains will become stubborn if I don’t take care of them quickly!

Luckily I remembered a quick and easy solution my mom taught me after my sister and I spilled our nail polish on the carpet during our countless mani-pedi at home spa days! Thanks to my mom, I saved some money and the stains have disappeared! 

Things You Will Need:

  • A toothbrush
  • Lukewarm water
  • Dish washing liquid 

Let’s Get to Cleaning:

Mix 1/4 tablespoon of dish washing liquid with 1 cup of lukewarm water, wet the toothbrush in the solution and stir the mixture up, then let the scrubbing begin! Make sure to rinse the tooth brush often in the solution as you continue to work on a new stain so that you are not creating new stains on your carpet!

The positive side of being quarantined is that I am thankful to have more time to clean and organize! Do you guys have any cleaning hacks worth trying? Feel free to send me an email or leave a comment! I would love to hear new ideas! 

Xo

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Let’s talk about Covid-19 and my return!

It has been quite some time since I have returned to this site. I have taken long hiatus from blogging due to personal matters that I may or may not get into, but here I am! I think enough time has passed, and I am in the right head space to start blogging again. No better way to get creative now that we are quarantined! 

The Covid-19 scare is real. At first I was hesitant to fully believe everything that I was hearing and reading from the media. I kept myself informed but didn’t feel the need to panic yet.  Two months prior to the Safer at Home order was when I heard from some friends and family members that we need to start preparing for a quarantine. They had advised that I head to the store and get some supplies just in case an order was issued. (No advice to hoard toilet paper and hand sanitizer lol!) I thought it was silly, shrugged it off and went to Whole Foods for my normal food shopping for the week and bought just the essentials and still went about my day. I think many of us Americans were in denial or didn’t want to believe that this war was really happening. If we close our eyes and continue to just go to work and live our best lives, eventually it is going to have to go away right? Wrong.

There were constantly new developments every day, each one scarier than the last as the days went on. Seeing the death toll and infection rates in countries like China, Italy, and Iran and everything that was happening was heart breaking and just overall terrifying. Soon enough here in my bubble called Los Angeles restaurants, hotels, and non-essential businesses were required to close, and many of us were ordered to either work from home or faced with the harsh reality that we would be out of work due to the closures. 

As an event coordinator, I work with and for many vendors, restaurants, and hotels. I am currently out of work for the time being, and I have anxiety about what is going to happen with our economy and the virus spreading. To help with these fears, I remind myself to just breathe and know that I am not alone. We are all in this together. I remember to stay thankful and mindful about everything and that, as with everything in life, nothing is forever and this too shall pass. 

With these uncertain times that we are experiencing it is best to stay positive because being hysterical and living in denial doesn’t get us anywhere. As someone who is already a homebody, living in quarantine at the moment isn’t anything stressful for me or hard to do at all. Although I do miss my mani/pedi time and enjoying my sushi, I know that I will soon be able to, and it will be that much sweeter once I can. But for those of you out there having a hard time with social distancing, please try your best to stay inside. The longer we don’t follow these guidelines, the longer we are going to be in quarantine; and the longer we are quarantined, the longer we will be out of work. 

Thank you for those of you who took the time to read my thoughts and concerns, and for those of you who never left the blog and are still subscribed! I truly appreciate it, and would love to hear your thoughts, concerns, or questions you may have. Have a wonderful day, stay safe, and stay inside!

Xo,

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