Taking a step into the wondrous and beautiful land of beauty for the very first time might feel a tad bit intimidating, but by keeping the helpful tips listed below in mind, you will soon find yourself using techniques on par with some of the best beauticians in the field.
New products called mattifying lotions are perfect for any makeup kit because they can be applied anywhere on the face that appears slick from excessive oils. These lotions often have a creamy or heavy gel consistency and can be applied without a mirror; it also provides a smooth foundation upon which your makeup can be applied.
No matter what type of skin you’ve got, always cleanse your face daily with a gentle product, two times if necessary. It’s vital to remove all traces of makeup from your face before you start using a cleanser. Not removing your makeup first can cause your pores to clog and acne to develop.
Since unwanted facial hair can be embarrassing, remove it. You can easily do this yourself by using wax or tweezers. Or, you can have it done at a salon by a professional. Either way is an easy solution to help you feel better about your appearance.
To keep your skin looking fresh and flawless, make sure you drink plenty of water each day. If you are dehydrated, you will create wrinkles, a dull face, and your skin will be dry. Drink around eight, eight ounce glasses of H2O every single day. You can always add a hint of lime or lemon to make the water tastier. You will see a dramatic difference in your skin’s appearance.
You can draw attention away from imperfections with a rose or pink toned lipstick. Not that you should apply the lipstick to the actual problem, but because the pink lipstick usually draws attention to the lips and minimizes focus on other areas. This will draw attention away from the blemish and into the other areas of your face.
Keep the back of your head top priority when styling your hair. This area is harder to style and if you’re tired once you get around to that area it can ruin your whole look.
Never ever apply a tanning lotion when you are in a hurry as this will always lead to disaster! This is one beauty item you really need to take your time with otherwise you end up looking freaky, so smooth the tanning lotion well over elbows, knees and feet and wash your hands thoroughly to avoid streaking. Use your tanning lotion well in advance of sleeping to prevent a complete botch job and well in advance of any special occasion, just in case!
If you want your lips to look plump and beautiful, try a glossy approach. Outline the outer edges of your lips using a concealer brush dipped in a bronzer that’s a couple shades darker than your natural skin tone. For best results, apply a top coat of peach,gold or coral gloss.
If you have skin that tends to get shiny, you can do one of two things throughout the day. If you want to be fancy, you can buy a packet of face-blotting sheets. These smell wonderful and are impregnated with scented transparent powder. Or you can take a sheet of regular toilet paper and press, not rub, on the oily areas.
After reading these tips, apply them. You will find that you feel and look your very best, and that the world of beauty isn’t so overwhelming after all. You should feel more comfortable applying the tips and tricks of makeup application to your own beauty regimen.