When you take time to apply proper beauty techniques and products, it really does show. It shows that you care about proper application and that you want to look your “your best.” That is very admirable. As with any other skill set, you can always add and improve. Below are some tips to help.
Target the center of the top of your lip with some white eyeshadow, to give your lips a bigger, fuller appearance. A little highlight here makes your upper lip look larger.
In order to keep fresh vibrant looking skin, be sure to always carry around some sort of moisturizer. Cracked skin can occur, especially in the winter, giving it an unattractive appearance. Regularly applying moisturizer will keep your skin soft and looking great.
Splashing cold water on your face can help reduce the frequency and prevalence of pimples. This is because it shrinks the size of your pores, making it less likely and less possible for them to get clogged, and clogging usually results in the appearance of a pimple. So to keep yourself pimple free, splash cold water!
To brighten up that dull winter skin, try moisturizers or highlighters that have warm pink or golden undertones. Get that glowing, radiant effect by using a sponge to apply cosmetics to your brown bones and cheeks. Make sure you stop here; any more application will cause you to appear shiny.
To keep your skin looking fresh and flawless, make sure you drink plenty of water each day. Skin can look dull and dry if you don’t stay hydrated. Fight this by drinking 8-10 glasses of clean water every day. If water bores you, try using lemon or a little cranberry juice to flavor it. Drinking enough water will keep your skin healthy.
To extend the life of your lip gloss, apply a lip liner first. Be sure to match your lip shade with the lip liner. By taking this step first you’re gloss will be sure to stay on much longer.
Rosewater and cucumbers can be used to lessen the dark circles under your eyes. They have properties that will make your eyes feel fresh and rejuvenated while also ridding them of dark circles. You can use this treatment by taking a cotton pad and dipping it in the liquid from either rosewater or cucumbers. Put this over your eyes for at least 15 minutes.
To hide purplish under-eye circles, try a yellow concealer. The yellow helps to cancel out the purple, leaving a smooth palette for applying your foundation. A thin layer of creamy yellow concealer also makes a great primer layer for your eyeshadow, because it minimizes the appearance of capillaries and helps the shadow stick.
When you are dealing with itchy skin from using makeup with powdered minerals, opt for brands that do not incorporate bismuth oxychloride. If you have had problem with itching or redness, seek out brands that do not contain this ingredient.
Once you have found a haircolor you like, be sure to buy an extra box or two of it to keep at home. That way, you will never be out of the color you like if they happen to run out of it at the local drugstore or beauty center.
To avoid ruining your mascara when you cry, tilt your head so that the tears will come down from the inner corners of your eyes. Doing this simple head trick will keep your tears from messing with your makeup.
You can save a lot of money by trimming your own bangs at home. First, make sure you have the proper scissors. Spend the money for a small pair of good haircutting scissors. Trim your bangs dry. How to trim them will depend on your hair type, but most people do best by dividing the bangs into three sections, holding the hair up in a twist, and taking small diagonal snips so that the cuts aren’t straight. Drop the twist, see how you look, and repeat until it’s short enough for your liking.
You’ve heard it’s important to exfoliate, but you don’t need to spend a lot of money on expensive loofah bath mitts or scrubs. Any drugstore, grocery store, or dollar store sells inexpensive kitchen sponge/scrubbers (where the rough side is green and the sponge side is yellow). These sponges work great for body exfoliation – but please don’t use the green side on your face.
When you are trying to improve the quality of your skin, one point that you can never overlook in your routine is a good exfoliation. You should do this at least twice a week and you should have a separate product for your face and your body. These will help to make your skin look younger.
If you suffer from ingrown hairs when shaving, try using a bit of quality moisturizing cream on your legs as soon as they’re done “ that is before your legs are fully dry. A quality moisturizing cream is rich in emollients, which means that existing hairs will grow straight outward, rather than embed in your skin.
For a boost of sun protection for your everyday products, look for foundation and moisturizer with an SPF of 15 or higher. Sun damage causes fine lines, wrinkles, and even skin cancer, so the extra dose of protection from products you use anyway can help keep your facial skin looking younger longer.
You have the tools, the products, and the skill set, to apply these tips in an aesthetically pleasing manner. Fabulous! The above tips were constructed to add to your personal regimen, as you are never done learning or improving. You may have even found a new “regular” or favorite for yourself.