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.
Keep eye drops on you at all times. Keep them in your purse, desk or both. This will help your eyes glisten through the day and make you not look so tired. Looking at a computer all day can also make your eyes red and keeping eye drops around will help that.
If you only have the time and money for a single beauty product, consider spending it on a flattering cheek color. A cream-based blush is easily applied using only the fingertips and can be thrown in your purse and applied quickly and with little to no effort at all. This is one item that you shouldn’t be shy about spending a little extra on.
You should use the product Vaseline to treat your eyebrows overnight. This can improve the look of your eyebrows by making the hair look glossier. However, be careful with the Vaseline, as getting it elsewhere on your skin can lead to acne and clogged pores.
If you have a wide face, you can make it appear less wide by applying a rosy, creamy blush only on the apples of both your cheeks. However, you should be careful to not apply it too close to your nose or extend the color out past your ears as this will make your face appear even wider.
If you have a high forehead, you can use common cosmetic products to draw attention away to your face. Using a matte, powdered bronzer or blush that is one shade deeper than your normal shade, brush the powder along your hairline beginning at your ears. Use a cosmetic sponge to blend well, then brush your hair over the hairline.
If you want to stay beautiful, keep your skin healthy, and feel good, drink lots of water! 5-8 glasses of water a day is great, and even more is always good if you can manage it. Drinking plenty of water helps with bad or dry skin and many other ailments.
A good eye cream is the best way to moisturize skin near the eyes. Paying attention to the health of this skin can prevent dark circles, lines, and wrinkles from appearing prematurely.
Many women are sensitive to the ingredient bismuth oxychloride commonly found in mineral makeup; seek an alternative that does not have this in it. It frequently causes wearers to feel itchy when using mineral products, but many brands do not contain this ingredient any longer.
Place thin slices of potato over your eyes to make them less puffy. You should leave them on for approximately ten minutes. As alternatives, you can use a cucumber, teabags or a chilled teaspoon. Not only do your eyes get revived, but they look less sleepy as the puffiness fades.
There is a very fine yet very important line between vanity and taking care of yourself. It is important that you stay on the correct side of this line. Beauty should be a small part of your daily routine and if it is becoming an obsession then you should try to rethink your priorities.
To get rid of white patches on your nails, consume more calcium. The patches are a sign of vitamin deficiency. Clearing up those white spots will allow you to get a smoother and more consistent look with your nail polish. If you can’t add more calcium to your diet, start taking a supplement.
You can pour a little nail polish remover in your favorite nail polish to make it last a bit longer. Make sure you mix it up really good, before you apply it to your nails. You might not get as thick of a coat, but it should still be usable.
If you want to fill in your brows but find pencils too harsh-looking, try a brow powder that’s a bit lighter than your hair color. Powder provides a softer look and is easier to blend than waxy pencils. You can set the powder using a brow gel or a dab of clear mascara.
When applying make up you want to be sure that you do it in a gentle way. If you use strokes that are too strong you can have two problems. The first of these is that the abrasive nature of the strokes can damage your skin. Secondly, it leads to a lack of control and worse makeup.
You can make your lipstick last a bit longer by taking an additional step when you are applying it. Simply blot your lipstick between applying the different layers and you will find that the life of your lipstick will be prolonged. You will find that you will not have to reapply quite as often.
If you have ever had the problem of your eyeliner smearing or crumbling as you try to apply it, try putting it in the freezer for about 15 minutes before you need to use it. This will firm up the tip so the eyeliner goes on smoothly, and you won’t have the resulting crumbles or smears.
Eat a balanced, healthy diet. What you put into your body will ultimately reveal itself on the outside, so it’s important to feed your body a diet that is low in carbohydrates, fats and sugars so that your complexion stays clear and bright. Splurging is OK, but make sure that your diet stays healthy enough to look your best.
Keep yourself looking good by dressing for your age. If you are moving into your thirties or fourties then don’t continue to try and look like you are in your twenties. Aging gracefully is part of beauty. Accept who you are and where you are in life to look your best.
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.