What are your personal thoughts on beauty? Do you view everything you can on the subject and try to improve upon your own physical beauty? There are numerous resources available, such as magazines, videos, books and shows. So where do you begin with your own regimen? Try going through these tips to find your starting point.
Before you put fake eyelashes on, you should make sure you aren’t allergic. Put a little bit of the glue onto your arm to make sure you are not allergic to it. After applying the glue to your arm, make sure you keep it covered to see if you get a true reaction from it.
Create the illusion of less deep-set eyes by using lightly colored eyeshadow to the entire eyelid. The light colors will appear to come forward, whereas a darker liner or shadow would have the reverse affect, making the eyes appear to recede further into the face. The color you apply should be light and very subtle.
To make close set eyes appear further apart, apply your eye makeup so it is heaver on the outer edges of your eyes. Use light eyeshadow on the inner half of your eyes and darker shadow on the outer half, blending the two together seamlessly in the middle. Then, to finish off the look, apply your eyeliner and mascara so that it is heavier at the outer corner. This will give the illusion that your eyes are set further apart.
Does the paint on your nails chip shortly after painting them? A top coat can help to prevent this issue, so it is a great short term solution. Just make sure to use a true top coat as this is different than a clear polish. Buy top coat, not clear polish.
Try to reduce the number of harsh cleansers and exfoliates you use. Simply work with a soft washcloth and Aloe Vera to calm your skin. These natural products work well for any skin. If aloe alone is not providing enough moisture, add to it some vitamin E oil. Tea tree oil is used as a toner for medicinal purposes.
When applying eyeshadow, look downward into the mirror. Do not put pressure on your lids or pull them downward. Make it easy to apply your shadow right on the first attempt by lowering your gaze and then applying your makeup. You will be able to view your eyelid clearly without touching them.
People who have fair skin and hair need a little extra tinting to bring out definition. The best is to use eyebrow tinting, this will bring out the color of your eyebrows as well as add an extra pop to your eyes. Sometimes the subtle little things can make the most difference.
Use Vaseline on the outer edges of your eyes to make a shield. This will act as a waterproof barrier and will keep your makeup on around your eyes. This is especially good to use if you find your eyes are watery because of wind or any other factor.
By taking 10 minutes a week to care for your nails it will help your appearance greatly. This is especially true for men, who very often neglect their nails and cuticles. A little regular maintenance results in much-improved hands. At the very least, nails should be cleaned thoroughly; they should be moisturized; and the cuticles should be gently pushed back.
If you’re concerned that your freshly painted nails will smear, you can protect them with a thin film of some type of oil. Either put a drop of olive oil on your palm and rub it over the nails, or even easier, use a can of olive oil cooking spray and give each finger just the quickest touch of cooking spray. The oil will form a protective barrier that will keep the polish from smearing.
If you find that the nail polish that you thought was the perfect color is not the color that you wanted when you get it on your nails, consider adding a bit of nail polish remover to the bottle. It will change the color a bit and make it a little lighter.
If you have ever woken up in the morning and discovered that areas of your face are puffy, look to your refrigerator and a cucumber. You can cut up a cucumber and massage it over your entire face using a circular upward and outward motion. The cucumber has a natural astringent to help reduce swelling.
Two hours before you sleep, add four coats of paint to your nails in the following order: base coat (1), color coat (2), and topcoat (1). You shouldn’t worry about making a mess and getting a little bit of polish on your skin. It will scratch off easily in the shower you take the next day when you get up. There you have it, an at home manicure or pedicure technique that you probably did not know.
Eating the right diet will dramatically improve the health and appearance of your skin, nails and hair. Eat blueberries, as they are great at improving skin’s elasticity. Consume plenty of strawberries, as they help to protect skin’s collagen and reduce wrinkles. Avocados are great because they contain folate, which helps aid in cell regeneration. Last, but not least, eat plenty of acai berries. Acai berries contain twice as many anti-oxidants as any other berry.
Now that you have an idea on where to start crafting your own personal beauty regimen, are you ready to start experimenting? Are you ready to apply what you have read to your body? Can you start bettering your appearance properly and smartly? If you can, then have fun! If not, make sure you go back through the tips again.