As the old saying goes, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. Beauty is what you make of it, and what you consider to be beautiful. That being said, this article will give you some beauty secrets and tips that you can start applying to your life immediately.
Use a gel or creme blush instead of powder. This type of blush gives your skin a glowing and healthy look. Gel and creme blushes are more transparent and blend more evenly than regular powder blush. You should rub this blush on your cheeks and blend upwards for a flawless finish.
When you first wake up in the morning you should pamper yourself. The best way to start your day off on the right foot is to take the time to brush your hair, wash your face, and brush your teeth. Do not neglect your own needs if you want to stay beautiful.
For shiny, colorful, rich, beautiful hair, it’s important to wash your hair regularly with a good, low-oil shampoo. This is the only way to effectively prevent dandruff and other hair-related ailments. Make sure to also rinse your hair out weekly with apple cider vinegar to wash away chemicals from shampoo.
In order to make your teeth look whiter, use lipstick with cool, blue undertones. Lipsticks with warm, orange-based undertones accentuate the natural yellow color of your teeth, making them look yellower. Lipsticks with cool, blue-based undertones, on the other hand, will make your teeth look whiter. For the greatest impact, choose a bright red lipstick with blue undertones.
You can combine peppermint oil and purified water to make an alcohol free, all natural mouthwash. Only put in one drop of peppermint oil for an ounce of water. Start by boiling the water and measure the oil drops into a ceramic or a Pyrex container. Add boiling water to the pot. Using a clean cloth, such as a handkerchief, cover the container, then allow it to cool. Pour this into a container, such as a bottle, with an air-tight lid. Now you have homemade mouthwash!
Rosewater or cucumbers are great to erase dark circles under your eyes. The natural properties in these items lighten the skin pigments beneath your eyes while cooling them. Dip a cotton pad in rosewater or cucumber juice, and then lie down, keeping your eyes covered with the pads for around 15 minutes.
To brighten your skin, try making homemade face masks. Face masks can typically be made from things you have around your house and will give your skin a lovely, natural glow. Look for mask recipes with ingredients like tomato juice, sandlewood powder, or oatmeal. All of these things are great for your face!
A daily application of petroleum jelly is great for making your feet and toes soft. Among the million skin softeners you can spend a small fortune on, the one that is most trusted to soften feet is good old petroleum jelly. Applying it to heels, soles and the balls of your feet at least three times a week will keep the skin from chaffing and peeling to begin with, leaving you with smooth and healthy feet!
To hide purplish under-eye circles, try a yellow concealer. The yellow helps to cancel out the purple, leaving a smooth palette for applying your foundation. A thin layer of creamy yellow concealer also makes a great primer layer for your eyeshadow, because it minimizes the appearance of capillaries and helps the shadow stick.
It is very common to hear the phrase “real beauty comes from within” and this is very true, even when talking about external beauty. When you feel confident with yourself, it helps you to change many small factors that you may not even realize. The result of this is that you actually look more beautiful, as well.
Conditioning your hair everyday can be detrimental for anyone with fine hair. Depending on how fine your hair is, you may not need to use it more than once to twice a week. Conditioners will weigh your hair down, giving it a dull look. Using less conditioner can help your fine hair look shiny and healthy.
Add some gloss or color to your lips. Applying tinted lip gloss to your lips helps to give your lips a soft, finished look. If you are looking to draw more attention to your lips, add lipstick or lip stain. By adding either one of these it will help to improve your overall look.
Adding a speck of remover to your nail polish, can make it last a little longer. After shaking the bottle, you will find that you are able to get a little bit more out of the bottle than you would have otherwise. The color could lighten up, but not by much.
Women who use makeup usually make mistakes in their choice of lipsticks. It is tempting for some women to use bright or overwhelming lip color, and it is not always the best idea. Sometimes, a bold color is appropriate, but for everyday beauty, neutral colors are best.
Keratosis pilaris is a form of eczema characterized by raised bumps on the skin, often on the back of the arms. This is more common in the winter as cold air dries your skin. Use a good body scrub to exfoliate the area and then apply a rich moisturizer.
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.
Your beauty is an outward reflection of your inner self. Use the information, tips and secrets that you read in this article to let your inner beauty shine on your outward person for the whole world to see. You will notice a confidence that you haven’t had before.