A lifeless, dull complexion can be due to a lack of exfoliation: the dead-skin-cell layer is covering the fresh skin underneath. Internally, it can be an indicator of dehydration, lack of sleep, lack of exercise, or possibly a vitamin deficiency. What You Can Do: As we get older, our skin does not renew itself as… Continue reading How-To Battle Dull Skin!!!
Beginning the morning with perfectly applied makeup only to glance in the mirror at lunchtime to see a shiny face and half the makeup smudged away, it has all happened to the best of us! This is because our pores naturally release oils, which keep our skin from drying out. This is great, but sometimes… Continue reading Top 10 Tips for Tackling Shine
Coconut oil is quickly becoming one of my favorite products, as it has so many great uses! It is great for hair, skin, body.... the list goes on! Here are a few reasons why it has become so popular and how it could benefit you: Coconut oil is naturally anti-bacterial and anti-fungal. In tropical parts… Continue reading Benefits of Coconut Oil
There's nothing better than some much-needed pamper time with a nice bubble bath and a face mask. You might not realize that a lot of ingredients in your kitchen can be used for this (the face mask, not the bath)! Bananas, eggs, milk and even mustard can be great for your skin for a variety… Continue reading DIY Honey Face Mask (For Normal to Dry Skin)
I suffer from Milia (small bumps under the skin) and so I have a couple of small red scars under my eye area. I started to use this mask and began to see results fairly quickly. Please note, this may not work for everyone and should not be used too often. Lemon juice can lighten… Continue reading DIY: Coconut Oil Face Mask (For All Skin Types)
As mentioned in (How-To Apply Lipstick, The Right Way) blog post, exfoliating your lips is very important. Exfoliation helps your lips to retain moisture for longer and will prevent them from cracking. It is recommended to use this lip scrub every week or two, depending on how dry your lips tend to be. You Will… Continue reading DIY: Lip Scrub (including tips)
Traditional cleansers may not get skin 100% clean if you wear full-coverage foundation or SPF 45 (or higher) sunscreen. Try a cleansing oil. Massage it over dry skin to dissolve hard-to-remove products (waterproof). After, use a regular cleanser to wash your face. If you have dry skin that is flaky, try changing up your routine… Continue reading Makeup Artist Skin Care Beauty Secrets!!!
Normal - Even complexion; small pores, few breakouts Oily - All over shine; large pores; frequent blemishes. Fewer lines and wrinkles. Dry - Small pores; face frequently feels tight. Cheeks and/or chin can become flaky and dry. Combination - Oily T-Zone; cheeks are normal to dry. Breakouts on chin, nose, cheeks, and forehead. Sensitive -… Continue reading Different Skin Types – What’s Yours????
Cleanse - A gentle facial cleanser will remove makeup, oils, dirt, and anything else your skin has picked up throughout the day. Apply all over your face and neck, leave to absorb for half a minute or so, then remove with cotton wool pads or rinse well with warm water. Tone - A toner softens,… Continue reading Skincare Routine for all Skin Types!!!
Combination Skin A.M. Routine Wash your face with a foaming gel cleanser. If your skin feels tight, switch to a non-foaming creamy cleanser or a foaming cleanser formulated for dry skin. Moisturize with a lightweight lotion. If that doesn't do the trick, switch to something heavier, or just spot treat the dry areas with something… Continue reading A.M. & P.M. Skincare Routine For Combination Skin!!!