Beauty Just Doesn’t Have To Be About Makeup

Beauty is mostly just a good way to describe taking care of yourself. If you are taking care of your body, your skin and your mind, you can’t help but be a beautiful person, and project that to the world. This article gives you some practical ideas of how to do that.

If you have a hard time getting your eyeliner to stay put, you can apply eyeshadow after you put on eyeliner. You should lightly put your shadow over your eyeliner with a cotton ball. This will seal the application of eyeliner and it will last longer and not run.

If you want to add a pinch of color to your face midday, consider stocking up on a stick of cream blush or a gel-based cheek blusher. Apply a small amount to the apples of your cheek, then blending in circular motions. This keeps your face looking fresh in a natural and easily applied in a manner that is especially flattering.

If you are fighting an irritating, itchy and flaky scalp, you can use yogurt to remove flakes and keep your scalp itch-free. Simply massage a plain Greek or dairy yogurt into your scalp, then allow it to sit for no longer than 15 minutes. After you rinse, you should notice less flakes and itching.

Live in a cold, dry winter climate? Find a winter-specific conditioner for your hair to help lock in moisture and prevent that annoying static cling to EVERYTHING. Use in place of your regular conditioner as soon as you start to notice dry air and discontinue use in the spring time.

Choose a warm toned tinted moisturizer to perk up sad winter skin. Apply it with a cosmetics sponge on the brows and cheek bones to make your skin glow. Don’t add too much, if you do, it can make you look too shiny.

Pink lipstick can help conceal a blemish! A nice warm pink lipstick is not to be used on the flaw, but rather as a tool to draw the attention away from any imperfection on your face and put the focus on your lips. If you use a quality concealer, and allow your lips to really stand out, your acne will be much less noticeable.

You can replace costly designer beauty products with some castile soap, aloe vera gel, a toner and a washcloth. Natural products are much better for your skin. If aloe doesn’t provide enough moisture, simply use some vitamin E oil. If medicated toners are required, you can always add some tea tree oil.

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.

When applying a liquid liner, keep your eyes open to keep the line from looking uneven. Start by applying the liner in three dashes, one in the inside corner of the eye, one in the middle and one on the corner, then go back and connect the dashes for a smooth and beautiful line.

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.

Being beautiful is nothing more than being the kind of person who knows that they need to take care of themselves. As this article has pointed out, most beauty tips and secrets are really about pampering your body and your mind so that the inner beauty that you already have can shine through.