Ah, the wonder of beauty. Options abound for beautifying yourself or others. Are you confused about where to begin? Try beginning with the tips below.
For beautiful nails, put top coat on top of your nail polish every time. Topcoat will not only keep your nails looking shiny, it will extend the length of time between polishing. Avoid substituting clear nail polish for topcoat as it is not the same product, and will not provide the same benefit.
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.
Add plenty of fruits and vegetables to your diet to make your skin more beautiful. Eating more fruits and vegetables have benefits to every aspect of your health, not just to your skin. Raw food can not just make your skin beautiful and youthful, it can extend your life by years.
To have gorgeous skin, consume more fruit juices. Fruits and vegetables as we all know are good for are overall health, but did you know they are also good for your skin? Fruit and vegetable juices without added sugars can provide you with a simple way to achieve your daily nutritional goals. Replace soft drinks with juices that are low in sugar, and your skin will thank you for it.
Keep to a schedule for maximum beauty benefit. You do not have to schedule everything, but you do need to schedule your meals. Studies have shown that people who are consistent with their routines concerning food and drink, look years younger, and live longer, than people who are sporadic with their eating times.
Using a fake tanning lotion can make your skin appear more beautiful without getting any of the harmful rays from sunbathing or tanning. Make sure to shave or wax any hair that you don’t want on your body before applying any type of tanning lotion at least 24 hours ahead of time.
If you intend to make use of fake eyelashes, your nightmare would be discovering an allergy to the glue. Test out the product on your arm first to determine if you are allergic. Put a band-aid over this and leave it there for 24 hours. If there isn’t a rash, then it won’t be an issue.
Wash makeup brushes regularly so you avoid breakouts and keep colors pure. Fill a bowl with water and a gentle shampoo, and rub the bristles of the brushes together in the water. Leave them in the open air to dry on a rack or sitting bristles up in a basket. This keeps makeup from building up in the bristles, while also getting rid of acne-causing bacteria.
Cover up your roots. If you are in between trips to the hairdresser and your roots are showing cover them up with mascara. For lighter colored hair use a little extra hairspray and dust with a gold colored eyeshadow. This will cover up roots until you get your hair colored again.
If you’re in between hair dresser appointments, and need to hide some roots, use dark mascara on black or brunette hair and gold eye shadow on blond hair! Nobody is perfect and if you’ve scheduled your hair salon appointment too far in advance to save your roots from showing, brush them lightly with appropriately colored mascara or combine hair spray and blond shades of powder to conceal those roots until you can see your stylist!
Make sure your eyebrows are tinted regularly. You can do this with a brow pencil when you put on your makeup, or a salon can tint them with permanent dye. This will give you an alert, youthful appearance.
Crush up an aspirin and put it in your shampoo to get rid of dandruff. This will save you money on buying pricey shampoos made for dandruff. The painkilling properties in aspirin will calm your dry scalp and get rid of dandruff problems while using your favorite shampoo and conditioner.
If you are worried about looking like a raccoon after applying your eyeliner, then there are ways to prevent that. You could try using a small stiff brush to apply cream eyeliner between the roots of the lashes. You could also try a shorter pencil eyeliner that has a cone-shaped tip as this gives you more control where you want the liner to go.
Watch video tutorials to get makeup tips. You no longer have to be a makeup artist to make your face look beautiful. All you simply need to do is to find any video sharing site and you’ll find step-by-step tutorials on how to create any number of looks with makeup.
Give your skin a hint of color and shimmer by mixing a touch of bronzer with your favorite body lotion. This is a great way to highlight your arms, legs, chest and other areas for holiday parties or other events without throwing away time, money, and your skin’s health in a tanning bed.
Get a professional haircut once a year. Many people try to avoid going to the salon, but the truth is that a good haircut can make a world of difference in the way you look. Experiment with a different hair color or a different length and you will feel much better about your appearance–and get a lot of compliments too.
If you are constantly fighting problematic pimples, talk to your doctor about getting a prescription for Retinoid. Retinoid prevents blemishes by keeping pores small. It also fights the appearance of aging by smoothing out wrinkles and fighting sun damage. You may want to couple it with a high SPF sunscreen.
Everybody views things differently. People have different opinions on beauty. You should listen to your own conception of beauty instead of trying to look like everyone else. The tips mentioned above should help give you inspiration to get started.