There are many sayings about beauty. Beauty is only on the surface and skin deep. To be a truly beautiful person you must be beautiful on the inside as well as on the outside. While looks are the first thing a person notices, it is what is within that will keep them hanging around. This article offers advice for being beautiful from the inside out.
Moisturize the skin on your face. This holds true for even the oiliest or greasiest of skin. Use a lotion that has sun protection in it.
Brighten up your eyes with this natural look: apply a light, neutral-colored eye shadow to your entire upper eyelid. Look for sand, khaki, beige, or fawn colors. This will neutralize any redness on your lids, which can make you appear older and tired. Add drama by smudging a darker shade on the lids just in the crease.
To give your medium-to long-length hair a quick boost of volume in the morning, turn your head upside down, then apply a spray-on product like mousse or serum to add volume. Aim for the roots, then scrunch your hair at the crown and sides. Turn right-side up, then use your fingers to smooth the top layer.
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 want to have good skin, naturally, drink a lot of water. Water naturally cleans the toxins from your body, which helps you obtain clear, beautiful skin.
Curl your lashes with an eyelash curler before you apply mascara. Doing so will open the appearance of your eyes, and make your lashes look longer. Start by squeezing the curler at the very base of your eyelashes. Repeat this near the lashes ends. This will curve, instead of angle, your eyelashes.
If your hair is greasy or oily, an easy way to fix this if you don’t have time to wash it, is to use a bronzer compact or baby powder. Brunettes should carry bronzer compact and add to extra oily hair, and blondes should do the same with baby powder. This will temporarily hide your unwashed hair.
For a torn or split fingernail, use a teabag if you can’t run to the salon to fix it. To begin, take out the tea leaves from the bag. Then, cut a piece of the teabag that is the size of the tear. Put this piece on the damaged part, then paint it with clear fingernail polish.
Put a little pop in your beauty regimen by adding some shimmery eye shadow as part of your look. Shimmer eye shadow will give your eyes a glittery appearance and also help them look brighter! Use a shade that is very close to your skin tone. Different colors and techniques can be fun and interesting if you are willing to give them a try.
Change your pillowcase to make yourself more beautiful. A simple way to avoid unnecessary wrinkles is to switch your case from a cotton type to a satin or silk case. Cotton is drying and rough on skin and it known to cause wrinkles, typically, on the side of your face that you sleep on.
To extend the life of your lip gloss, apply a lip liner first. Be sure to match your lip shade with the lip liner. By taking this step first you’re gloss will be sure to stay on much longer.
If you like mineral makeup powder but it makes you scratch, look for forumulations that do not use bismuth oxychloride. This ingredient is responsible for irritation of your skin, which can hurt your complexion.
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.
When painting your nails, always use a good base coat. Not only does a base coat allow polish to better adhere to your nails, but it prevents your nails from becoming discolored, which is common when using darker colors. For maximum staying power, look for adhesive base coats, which dry to a somewhat tacky finish.
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.
The mouth is the ultimate attention getter. If you wear lipstick, know that the color you wear can work for or against you. Choose a color that compliments your skin and that is “in” for the season and you will look amazing. If you want to help your lipstick last longer, apply powder over the first coat and then reapply. If you don’t wear lipstick, make sure your lips are well hydrated and you regularly use chapstick. Chapped cracked lips will detract from your appearance.
As mentioned earlier, beauty is more than just what you look like on the outside. It is not about being perfect, but it is about being the very best you can be. Apply the advice from this article, and you will learn the many different ways that beauty can be revealed.