You’ve most likely passed the beauty counters many times in department stores. What you may not know is what that beauty counter can do for you. This article is packed with advice you can use to enhance your beauty.
Because of all the chemicals in shampoos and conditioners it is actually recommended to not shampoo and condition every day, especially multiple times daily. To maintain hair condition and not damage it, most beauticians recommend shampooing and conditioning every other day at maximum. This prevents you from damaging your hair with all the chemicals in it.
Cracked heels and dry, flaking feet are very unattractive, especially in sandals. To combat this problem, right before you go to bed, soak your feet in a warm water bath for ten minutes, coat them with petroleum jelly and then cover them with a thick pair of socks to lock in the moisture. In no time, you’ll have soft feet.
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.
Drink enough water every day for healthy looking skin. When you are dehydrated, your skin is the first organ that suffers. Try to consume 64 oz. of water daily, more if you live in an extreme climate. Try putting some lemon or juice in the water for a better taste. Your skin will appreciate it.
For a torn or split fingernail, use a teabag if you can’t run to the salon to fix it. The first step is to remove the tea leaves from the bag. Then cut a little piece from your empty bag. Be sure it’s big enough to completely cover the tear. The last step is to put it on the torn area and use clear nail polish to cover it.
Filing your nails is a wonderful way of making them look healthy. When filing, it is important to only go in one direction. Doing this will make sure that you don’t get any breakage from causing stress to your nails. You also won’t have to deal with any hang nails that can snag.
For an inexpensive, spa-like facial just lean yourself over a bowl of steaming hot water! Cover or wrap up your hair, fill any container with really hot water and allow the steam to open and clear your pores! It is soothing and stimulating and very cost effective. Follow up with cold water to close and refresh pores, then add moisturizer!
If you enjoy wearing makeup daily, make sure there is no less than one day monthly when you wear none. This gives your face a chance to breathe, keeping it healthy. You will start noticing that the day after, your skin will seem much fresher.
If you haven’t taken care of your physical appearance for a long time, don’t be scared off by the amount of work it takes to improve it. Although the initial time investment might be high it is much easier to maintain a good appearance than to initially create it.
To get the appearance of bigger eyes, layer your make up. Begin by applying primer, then add foundation and powder if desired. After primer, powder and foundation are applied, you can apply a highlighting shadow starting on the inner eye corners. Use an eyeliner pencil and then smudge the pencil. This opens your eyes and makes them look big and beautiful.
To reduce face puffiness in the morning, use your tongue to hold an ice cube at the roof of your mouth for a minute. The cold from the ice cube helps to reduce puffiness from the inside out. This will achieve the same result that splashing your face with ice water does.
Use coffee ground to smooth your hands. Don’t throw out old coffee grounds. Save them in a bag in your fridge. Twice a week, before moisturizing your hands, use a teaspoon of the coffee grounds and rub your hands together. Wash your hands, then apply lotion as you normally would.
A “fake” tanning cream sounds like a great way to improve the appearance of your skin, without risking your health. But what do you do if you wind up with a streaky, blotchy appearance instead of the even glow you wanted? You can wash away the stripes with a baking soda paste on a cloth or bath sponge.
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.
Massaging your temples and the surrounding areas on a regular basis, can help to remove deep shadows and stubborn bags. Use your favorite moisturizer and rub in thoroughly. This will help to fade the dark coloring of the tissue, by improving circulation in the area, and it will give you a more refreshed look.
Shopping can really drain your energy, so stopping by the beauty counter can help give you a little pick me up. It’s a fun way to learn about new makeup products and get a quick lesson about applying makeup. Use these tips the next time you go shopping for beauty products. You’ll feel great on your way out the door.