While a proper beauty routine can seem involved, it can be fun if you know how to do it. It’s easy to come up with concoctions or techniques that worsen your appearance and/or irritate your skin if you don’t have enough knowledge about a proper beauty routine. Have no fear, the advice you read here will prevent this from occurring.
Make sure you exfoliate before you use a fake tan. You will get rid of any dead skin that has been sitting on your face if you do this. This will help your faux tan look more even and much smoother. Therefore, your fake tan will appear to be real.
If you are light skinned or have light hair you may want to consider tinting your eyebrows. This will enhance the color of your eyebrows and will draw attention to your eyes and brows. You can tint your eyebrows by yourself and can find the the tint at most beauty stores.
Honey is a great ingredient for healing your skin. There are many reasons to use honey in your diet and on your skin. Try adding a little honey to some sugar for a handy exfoliating solution. Putting honey into your dry skin lotion will help to improve moisture retention. Putting some honey in your shampoo will transform your hair into hair that is shiny and soft.
Exfoliating your body prior to applying tanning lotion or spending time in a tanning bed will extend the life of your tan! Since skin sheds, it’s best to do as much of it as possible before getting that great tan so you can keep the glorious glow even longer! Any natural exfoliant applied a day or two before tanning will do!
Petroleum jelly is a great moisturizer for extremely dry feet. There are an endless number of products that claim to soften the skin on your feet, but the most trusted is old fashioned petroleum jelly. Your feet can be smooth and healthy looking if you apply petroleum jelly to the dry balls, heels and soles of your feet on a regular basis.
To help increase the elasticity of skin and thereby reduce the chances of stretch marks, depend on olive oil! Everyone has olive oil in the kitchen and every week you need to bring it in the bathroom and use it in place of your regular moisturizer after showering. Massage it well into your stomach, buttocks and thighs for improved skin strength and to keep those nasty stretch marks away!
A great tip to use when tweezing your eyebrows is to use restrain. Over plucking the brows can lead to bald patches and emaciated brows where hair only grows back irregularly. If this has happened, use a brow gel which is protein-spiked to encourage healthy regrowth and brow fillers that can shade in areas that are problems.
If you want to use mineral makeup but have sensitive skin, avoid products with bismuth oxychloride. Many women feel they can’t wear mineral makeup because of this one ingredient; thankfully, many brands avoid this pigment.
For those days when you have skimped on sleep the previous night and it shows in your eyes, skip lining or applying mascara to your lower lash line. Put the focus on your lids and upper lashes, and you are less likely to accentuate dark circles, making you look even more tired.
When you want to be a beautiful person just taking care of your body is not enough. You also need to make sure your wardrobe is modern and appropriate. This does not mean you have to buy all the best name brands but that you should take some time to learn how to dress your body type.
While taking care of your appearance is something that is very important for a myriad of reasons it should never be done at the expense of your personality. This means that you shouldn’t forget your social life and your other interests in an attempt to give more time to take care of your physical appearance.
You’ve heard it’s important to exfoliate, but you don’t need to spend a lot of money on expensive loofah bath mitts or scrubs. Any drugstore, grocery store, or dollar store sells inexpensive kitchen sponge/scrubbers (where the rough side is green and the sponge side is yellow). These sponges work great for body exfoliation – but please don’t use the green side on your face.
If you have grey hair dyed dark, and your roots are beginning to show, try putting the same color mascara as your dyed hair. If your hair is dyed a lighter color such as blond, spray some hairspray on the roots and use a bit of bronze or gold-colored eyeshadow. Or, you can try one of the root color-combs available at local beauty supply stores.
To keep from getting eye bags, drink plenty of water before you go to bed. One of the leading causes of eyebags is dehydration during the night. If you still have eyebags when you wake up, rest cold, caffeinated teabags on your eyes for about 10 minutes. This will nourish your eyes and make the bags disappear.
For soft feet, apply lotion or Vaseline and wrap in cling wrap before going to bed. You should then put socks on your feet. You should do this at least once a week for the softest feet. This will prepare even the driest feet for summer and wearing sandals.
Beauty regimens aren’t that confusing after all. You may need to research and practice the techniques, but that is a small sacrifice compared to the results. The tips mentioned above should help you create and implement your own beauty routine.