Working on improving your outward appearance can be a pleasurable and rewarding activity. However, for a beginner, those products or brushes can be very intimidating pieces of equipment to handle. What is a novice to do? Keep reading to find out!
Apply a moisturizer that is light before putting a fake tan on your skin. A fake tan will collect on spots of your skin that are dry. You should make sure you pay attention to your feet, elbows, knees and around your wrists. Apply lotion to these areas before applying a fake tanner.
Vivid eyeshadow colors like copper and apricot can enhance the look of your eyes. In addition, define your eyes with mascara and eyeliner in dark browns that have a slight purple or red tint. These will accentuate the blue in your eyes.
If you have problems keeping wild and unruly brows tamed, you can keep them under control by spraying a brow brush with a bit of hairspray or clear brow gel, then gently combing your brows into place. For added shaping, you can even use a very small dab of Vaseline.
Instead of applying false eyelashes that may fall off sometime during the day, use an eyelash curler. An eyelash curler will curl your lashes upwards and away from the eye, making your eyes appear bigger. Make sure you use the curler before applying mascara, or you’ll have to reapply it.
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.
Although hot showers feel great, they don’t do your skin any favors. The hot water will open your pores, exposing the natural skin oils that hold in moisture. Then you’ll wash away the protection they offer. Alternatively, warm or tepid water is soothing and does not dry the delicate skin on your face or body. Your energy bill will go down as a side effect.
Most women would be surprised to know that the average female devotes more than 60 hours of her life to the ordeal of shaving and waxing. Laser hair removal, while somewhat costly, will save you a great deal of time and nicks on your legs, underarm, face, and bikini area.
When you apply shadow to the eye area, make sure you are looking down into a mirror when you do it. You should always avoid pulling your eyelids and applying pressure to the lids. Look down to do your application the correct way on the first try. This helps you see your eyelid without having to pull on it.
Never ever apply a tanning lotion when you are in a hurry as this will always lead to disaster! This is one beauty item you really need to take your time with otherwise you end up looking freaky, so smooth the tanning lotion well over elbows, knees and feet and wash your hands thoroughly to avoid streaking. Use your tanning lotion well in advance of sleeping to prevent a complete botch job and well in advance of any special occasion, just in case!
Large pores on the face are a common problem and can be helped. Age and genetics are the cause of large pores and there is a way to help shrink them, go to the dermatologist or spa. There you can receive a microdermabrasion treatment which will gently remove the top layer of dead skin and decrease pore size.
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.
Never spray tan without exfoliating and shaving first. This will help the color go on evenly and it will look less artificial.
If you have ever caught yourself peeling off nail polish because it had begun to chip, it’s possible you have done damage to your nail. When the nail polish is peeled off like this, there is a chance you are taking off a layer of the nail plate. This can cause your nail to thin out or crack. Opt for an acetone-free nail polish remover instead.
Steer clear of using hair extensions to add volume and length to hair. These hair extensions are usually in textures and colors that will not blend properly with your hair and stick out like a sore thumb. Because the point of attachment is difficult to disguise, only use extensions when lengthening a ponytail or fattening, an up-do where it is not as noticeable and does not need to blend.
Have you ever had makeup smudges and want an easy way to fix them without re-doing your whole look? Then try a cotton swab and some eye-makeup remover. This way, you can precisely clean up the area you need to re-do when time doesn’t allow starting over from scratch.
If a nail break’s as you are leaving to go out and you don’t have time to repair it, use Super Glue. Dab a small amount of Super Glue over the tear, and paint your nail with your favorite nail polish. Your nail is repaired and you are ready to go out.
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.
Now you can see for yourself why a beauty regimen can actually be fun. Rejuvenating your appearance and becoming younger looking is a fun process! Use the tips you have learned here to enhance your looks and appear to be a pro.