BecomingYou Blog 2-11-2017
We want you to BECOME YOU
ON THE OUTSIDE
AND THE INSIDE!
Tammie Crowe, Owner & Stylist
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BecomingYou – Special Projects
Our donations to the Crete Pantry will be on-going. When you come in for your hair appt. with Tammie, it would be great if you could help us keep the food going to Pantry, even after the holidays. Again, thank you all for your generosity.
** Another special project! We will be collecting gently used winter coats in all sizes and for all genders. These coats will be going to those in shelters or unable to buy a winter coat. If you have something to donate, please bring it with you the next time you come in and we’ll make sure it gets to those who need it! Thank You!
BecomingYou – Info on Hair Color
BEST HAIR COLOR SHADES
Choosing the right hair color isn’t as easy as simply picking out a color you like. There are a lot of factors that you should consider before picking a color for your hair, like your skin tone, natural hair color, and eye color. The Official Guide to Finding the Best Hair Color for Your Skin Tone.
Experimenting with your hair color is one thing; finding the most suitable color for you is another subject entirely. As far as choosing the best hair color for you goes, skin tone plays a key role in determining what makes you look like the best version of yourself. Most people fall into either warm or cool tones, but with that said, sussing out the best hair color for your skin tone without a little bit of help isn’t exactly easy—so we asked the experts to help hunt down the best hair dye shade for anyone who’s wondered, Which hair color for my skin tone?
“One way to figure out your tone is, after washing your face to remove all impurities, to hold a yellow or red piece of paper, then a white, green, silver or blue piece of paper against your face, preferably in a well lit room with natural light,” says Miguel Angarita, senior colorist at mizu new york salon. If your skin looks more flattering with the yellow or red piece of paper beside it, then you’re likely in the warm family. If your skin looks best with the other shades, you’re likely more cool-toned.
Read the rest of the article HERE
BecomingYou – Something Tasty
Seashells with basil, tomatoes, and garlic
(adapted from Sunset Magazine, June 2012)
1/2 c. extra virgin olive oil
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped or minced
3/4 t. sea salt
1/2 t. red pepper flakes
1 pt. small cherry or teardrop tomatoes (I used sugar plums)
1 lb medium seashell pasta
1/2 c. Parmesan cheese, shaved
1/2 c. thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
Combine oil, garlic, pepper flakes and salt and simmer on very low heat for 5 minutes or so; being careful not to burn the garlic. Slice half of the tomatoes and stir the tomatoes into the mixture and simmer another 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and place in a large bowl. Place the other half of the sliced tomatoes into the mixture and stir. Let stand for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. (Raw tomatoes get juicy as they stand, which helps create the sauce.)
Meanwhile, cook pasta as package directs for al dente in a large pot of salted water. When done, drain and toss pasta with tomato mixture, then with the cheese and all but 1 tbsp. basil. Sprinkle remaining basil on top and season with a little salt, to taste.
Voila! Super simple, healthy and delicious. I got so many compliments on this salad that I’ll definitely be making it again.
BecomingYou – Something to Inspire You
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