BY Ivanna Avalos
on Oct 04, 2012
Here at BUST we’re big on crafting — we even wrote a book on it — so we’re super excited for the launch of a fantastic new fashion-forward DIY site, Kollabora.com, that provides inspiration, knowledge, and an online community for all levels of makers this month. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Sep 26, 2012
Plastering your nose with a blackhead-removing strip and then looking at the gunk that comes out of your face is one of life’s most beautiful and disgusting pleasures. But who wants to spend money on what’s essentially sticky paper? Here’s how to make your own strips.
Combine one tablespoon of unflavored gelatin with one to two tablespoons of milk.
Microwave for about 10 seconds until the mixture becomes liquid, then stir and smear on your face.
Once it hardens, peel off and stare at the results in horror and amusement. Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Sep 25, 2012
Hi, all! I’m Maggie, one of BUST’s brand-spanking-new blog interns, and I’m moving into a new apartment. This week, in fact!
This is an awesome thing because it’s gigantic and sunny and in a neighborhood that I love. Also, my current abode is a subterranean nightmare, and boy, oh, boy, am I excited to GTFO.
The new pad, although free of rats and creepy landlords, comes with its own, ahem, peculiar charms. Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner
on Sep 25, 2012
When French painter and printmaker Amelie Mancini moved to New York in 2006, she didn’t even know what a “curveball” was--but after she went to her first night game at Shea Stadium, baseball became one of the central themes of her work. She started Left Field Cards in 2011, putting a cheeky spin on the common baseball card, and was met with immediate success.
Left Field Cards has three (and counting) series; each features ten real players with unique characteristics, such as bizarre injuries, food-related last names, and memorable moustaches. Read More
BY Dre Grigoropol
on Sep 07, 2012
We bet you didn't know that while tea is cleansing for the body, it can also serve as a cleaning product for your home. Black tea has tannic acid in it, which dissolves dirt and grease--so it functions as an environmentally safe and super-cheap window cleaner. Avoid those poisonous chemicals, and get your streaky windows looking sparkly with a cleaner that's safe enough to drink. This recipe, from networx.com, is so simple, you can make today after work.
Black Tea Window Cleaner Recipe:
Brew strong black tea: a recommended recipe is three black tea bags in 8 ounces of water. Read More