You probably pass the beauty department in various shops at the mall at least once a week. Most people are unaware that the sales associates will do your makeup for you per request. This article is going to give you smart tips for getting the most of your experience at the beauty counter and beyond.
Unless you are suffering from severe acne, you should be sure to use a moisturizer that includes emollients, which help your skin to soak up moisture from the environment. Other ingredients, such as humectants, can actually attract moisture to the skin. Dry skin would benefit from a moisturizer with a heavy, creamy consistency.
To get vibrant-looking skin, carry a moisturizer with you. Especially during winter months, your skin can crack and break which ultimately is not very attractive. If you maintain good moisture, you can avoid dryness and this type of cracking.
Let your hair cool off after blow drying it. Letting your hair cool will help set your hair style. If your hair has a hard time holding any style try using hairspray while blow drying it, using curling irons or hot rollers. This will ensure your hairstyle stays put.
To determine whether you have cool or warm skin tones, check out the veins on the inside of your wrist. If you have cool skin, the veins will appear bluish in color. If you have warm skin, they will have a greenish tint instead. Cool skin tones look best in cool colors, such as blue and purple, whereas warm skin tones, look best in warm colors like red, yellow and orange.
A handy beauty tip is to add a little nail polish remover to your nail polish. This helps to thin the nail polish out and make it last a little longer. It is also a good technique to use when your nail polish is a little older and has started to thicken up a bit.
To reduce red tones in your skin, use a green based concealer. Because green and red are opposite from each other on the color wheel, the green tones in the concealer will cancel out any red tones in your skin. However, keep in mind that you only need to use a very small amount of concealer to counteract the red. If you use too much you can wind up looking green instead.
Use a loofah to get rid of any skin imperfections. This will help you to smooth out your skin, improving your complexion. If you use this with exfoliating body wash, you will have even better results. Use the loofah at least twice per week for best results.
You may not have the time to do a full makeup job on your eyes. Should this be the case, try a quick smudgy eye look by combining a small amount of lip balm and a small amount of either mascara or eyeliner on the tip of your finger. Rub to an even consistency, then rub across your eyelids as close to the lashes as you can. A smudgy look is what you’re going for. Add two coats of mascara, and you’re ready to go.
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.
This is false, and the reality is that harmful rays are not as prevalent in the wintertime. You should still wear a sunscreen that has an SPF of at least 15 though. Avoid the dangers of sun damage and keep your skin looking smooth and healthy year-round.
To get a better looking updo, wash your hair the night before instead of in the morning. This will allow natural oils to collect in your hair, which will give your upstyle a much better hold. You’ll also be less prone to flyaway hairs, giving you a smoother and sleeker look.
A great way to make small eyes appear to look much bigger is to steer clear of dark shades of eye shadow. Begin by using a nude base as a foundation, and then use a shadow that is one or two shades darker than the foundation in the crease. After blend the color up towards the brow by using your finger.
Finding a new hair style that is different from what one usually does with their hair can not only give one a fresh look but enhance their beauty. A new hair style can attract attention from people who notice the difference and also frame ones face in a new way that may enhance beauty.
Get your sleep. It’s been proven that people are more likely to gain weight and to be depressed when they lose sleep–can you imagine that it does any better for your beauty? To look your best, you’ve got to get the rest that puts that sparkle in your eye and gives you the energy to complete your beauty regimen every morning.
If you want a home-made exfoliator, mix together some brown sugar, lemon juice, honey and little bit of olive oil. Use the scrub over your entire body, and it will scrub away dead skin cells and promote new, healthy ones.
Have your eyebrows professionally waxed or trimmed. Eyebrows are often overlooked, but they can shape the face like nothing else. Look through magazines and find eyebrow shapes that you think will suit you, and give them to a professional so they have an idea of what you’re looking for. You’ll find that your eyebrows look neater and your face looks more striking.
As mentioned earlier, you might not know that the mall beauty counter sales associate can do makeup requests for you. You can learn about makeup and have fun! Use these tips the next time you go shopping for beauty products. Once you leave, you’ll feel and look great.