As the old saying goes, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. Beauty is what you make of it, and what you consider to be beautiful. That being said, this article will give you some beauty secrets and tips that you can start applying to your life immediately.
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.
Never go to the cosmetics counter for skincare application tips while your skin is irritated, bumpy, or in especially bad shape. Applying a new cosmetic product over the irritated skin can actually make the condition much worse. Wait until the condition has improved, then make the trip and set up an appointment.
Try using small pieces of any teabag for torn nails. Pour the tea leaves into the garbage first. Then cut off a little piece as big as the tear. Then, put that on top of your nail and cover the whole thing with some clear nail polish.
You can make a DIY mouthwash by mixing peppermint oil with purified water. For every ounce of water you use, put in one drop of the peppermint oil. To prepare your mouthwash, boil your water. Measure the oil into a heat-proof container that will hold the amount of water you’re boiling. Next, slowly add the boiling water to the container. Use a clean cloth to cover the mouth of the container, then allow the mixture to cool. Pour this into a container, such as a bottle, with an air-tight lid. There you have it, your own, ready to use, bottle of homemade mouthwash.
Consider using a purple eye shadow, rather than black or brown. Black and brown can be boring. Purple can really make your eyes pop. Purple eyeshadow is not as bold as you might think. From a distance, it will look like a black or a brown. Even so, it will give your eyes a little extra something.
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.
If you have dark circles under your eyes, try using rosewater or cucumbers to lighten the skin. They have properties that will make your eyes feel fresh and rejuvenated while also ridding them of dark circles. Take a pad that is made of soft cotton, dip it in the rosewater or cucumber juice and take a fifteen minute rest with the pad on your eyes.
To improve your lip color application, always apply lip balm first. The lip balm will leave your lips soft and moisturized, and will allow your lip color to go on smoothly. Try using a basic, untinted lip balm so that you don’t effect the color of the lipstick or lip gloss you’re using.
To get softer and sexier lips use a honey scrub! Take 3 drops of honey, and mix it with half a teaspoon of sugar. Apply the mixture liberally to your lips, and let it sit for about 10 minutes. When you wash it off, you’ll find your lips have gotten softer and may even look fuller.
Petroleum jelly will make your feet soft and smooth, as a long as you apply it regularly. Common petroleum jelly is just as effective at keeping feet and toes soft as all the expensive creams and conditioners on the market. Three or more times each week, smooth it onto the areas of your feet that need work. This can help prevent peeling, cracking, chafing and abrasion.
For an inexpensive, spa-like facial just lean yourself over a bowl of steaming hot water! Cover or wrap up your hair, fill any container with really hot water and allow the steam to open and clear your pores! It is soothing and stimulating and very cost effective. Follow up with cold water to close and refresh pores, then add moisturizer!
To get super shiny hair, try giving your hair some deep conditioning! After washing your hair, squeeze out all excess water and apply a healthy dollop of conditioner to your hair, focusing on your hairline, the nape of the hair, and the ends. Apply a shower cap and let the conditioner soak in 10 minutes before you rinse it out. You’ll have gorgeous silky hair when it dries!
Whiten your teeth using strawberries. Before a big event or pictures and to instantly whiten your teeth, use the juicy side of a cut strawberry and rub over your teeth. This will help whiten them quickly and easily. This works great if you are unprepared or running low on time.
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.
To keep your mascara intact when you cry, try tilting your head such that the tears fall from the inside corners of the eyes. This will minimize the effect that your tears have on your makeup.
Your beauty is an outward reflection of your inner self. Use the information, tips and secrets that you read in this article to let your inner beauty shine on your outward person for the whole world to see. You will notice a confidence that you haven’t had before.