Your beauty routine doesn’t have to be a chore. By tailoring a beauty routine to fit your needs, you can have a very pleasant and enjoyable beauty experience. With the help of these tips, you will know just what to purchase and just what to do to stay beautiful.
If you have a hard time getting your eyeliner to stay put, you can apply eyeshadow after you put on eyeliner. You should lightly put your shadow over your eyeliner with a cotton ball. This will seal the application of eyeliner and it will last longer and not run.
If you are trying to enhance your hazel or green eyes, try to look for certain colors that bring out the gold flecks and the green so it almost looks like it is candlelight. These type of colors include silver pewter, pale shimmery lavender, light brown and even deep purple.
In order to keep fresh vibrant looking skin, be sure to always carry around some sort of moisturizer. This definitely holds true during the colder winter months, which is when skin tends to crack and break easier. By using that on-hand moisturizer, you can prevent dryness and the cracking or breaking of your skin during the winter months.
Give yourself a quick facial at home by filling a bowl with hot water, and then steaming your face over it with a towel draped over your head. This will open your pores and help to eliminate black heads. Follow with a cold water rinse to close the pores and continue your makeup routine.
Pink lipstick can be used to conceal any imperfections. Don’t actually put lipstick on your flaw, but by wearing this lipstick that goes with everything, it will draw attention to your lips. You can hide that blemish under a nice “popping” lip and a great concealer so that nobody notices.
Avoid commercial “body butters” that contain chemicals, dyes and additives. All natural walnut oil or peanut oil make wonderful all-over body moisturizers. They are very inexpensive and are scent free. If you want scent, you can add the essential oil of your choice. After your bath, slather walnut or peanut oil on lavishly. Wrap up in an old terry-cloth robe and curl up with a good book or a movie while your moisture treatment soaks in.
Here is a beauty tip! Warm your concealer before using it! Often when you put concealer on it can come off looking thick and caked. You have to know how to conceal your concealer. First warm it by rubbing it in circular motion on the back of your hand! Then use your finger to apply.
Create a funky, modern nail design by using scrapbooking scissors with scalloped, zig-zag or other edges. You can cut regular cellophane tape with the scissors and place them on your nails before painting to create great stripes, two-tone effects, or other interesting designs. Try using matte polishes next to glossy ones for a multi-textured effect.
Many women like to use concealer under their foundation. If you’ve run out of concealer, or can’t find it, look inside the cap of your foundation. Liquid and lotion foundations tend to collect and thicken inside the cap and will work well in a pinch as an emergency concealer.
If you do not have a lot of time to spend on make up, you can still hide blemishes and dark spots. A concealer stick is a great way to cover up any spots or dark circles under your eyes. Put on powder over the concealer and you will look great by only spending a couple minutes of time.
If dandruff has you flaked out, try an aspirin! Crush up an aspirin, combine it well into your regular shampoo and use as usual for a cheaper and more effective remedy than expensive dandruff treatments! The beneficial properties in painkilling ingredients actually work to calm your dry scalp and finally offer you relief from annoying and unattractive dandruff!
Harsh contact between delicate hair and towels damages strands and boosts your chances of frizz. It’s better to lightly squeeze and pat your hair dry with the towel. The extra effort will pay off in the long run.
Use wool pads that you have dampened and stored in the fridge to help you refresh your eyes. It has the same effect as what cold cucumbers or tea bags but is a bit easier to do when you are on a tight schedule. You are really going to love the results.
You can use some types of makeup to touch up your roots temporarily until you can have your hair re-colored. Black mascara works best on dark tones. To hide gray roots in blond hair, dust some golden eyes shadow on them.
For an effective beauty product, consider coconut oil. It combats aging with antioxidants. Combine the coconut oil with sugar to make a gentle exfoliant.
Put Vaseline on the bottom of your feet, cover them with cotton socks, and leave them on overnight. Your feet will be baby soft when you wake.
So you like the smell of your fancy soap, and just don’t have the heart to use those pretty bars in your bath or shower? Just put them in your underwear or shirt drawer to capture those scents you love. You will be smelling fresh and clean all day long.
If you have your favorite perfume that you wish you could have the lotion to match, but just don’t want to have to pay the price for it, then make your own. All you need do is add a few drops of your favorite fragrance into any lotion that is scent-free. You can then rub it in and enjoy the resulting scent for the rest of your day.
It should now be obvious to you that it takes more to stay beautiful than most people think. They need a lot of practice and research, but it’ll be worth it. Using these tips will have you on the way to feeling better about yourself.