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????
Under artificial light or by candlelight at night, makeup can be more vivid and more dramatic. Colors can be darker; cheeks can appear more daringly angular; black mascara a must. You want your face to be mysterious, glamorous, striking. Night invites fantasy. It's time to play! Apply eye cream and moisturizer. Apply foundation, which… Continue reading The Evening Face: All About Intensity!!!
It's easy to take your makeup look from workday to wow: Think sexy textures, like glitter, shimmer, or gloss. A little glitter goes a long way. If you're wearing some, limit it to one body part or feature. Amp up your choices of colors. Think bolder, brighter, darker, or deeper. If you wear: Pinky-Brown, try… Continue reading Day to Night Makeup Tips!!!!
The perfect tool for making your eyes really pop, eyeliner comes in pencil and liquid form. Pencil eyeliner allows for more control, and mistakes are easier to fix (since they can be smudged away.), so pencils are the smart choice for beginners or if you need to do your makeup fast. Liquid eyeliner creates a… Continue reading Eyeliner Tips & Tricks!!!
You already know how damaging the sun can be on your skin, and that you need to protect yourself with sunscreen. But what if you happen to look and feel better with a tan? The solution is self-tanner. Today's formulas are so easy to use and natural looking, there's no excuse for baking on… Continue reading Self-Tanning Tips!!!
Everybody knows that your skin doesn't begin with your forehead and end at your chin, yet that's the area everyone concentrates on the most. You need to take care of your skin from head to toe. Consider some of these tips and tricks. Consider your ears, neck, shoulders, and chest an extension of your facial… Continue reading Body Basics Tips & Tricks!!!
A.M. Routine for Oily Skin Wash your face with a foaming gel cleanser. Apply toner using a cotton ball or pad. (You can skip this step and use only in the evening if you like.) Moisturize with an oil-free lotion. Use eye cream. Apply an oil-free sunscreen 15 to 30 minutes before leaving the house.… Continue reading A.M. & P.M. Basic Skincare Routine for Oily Skin!!!!
Skincare Routine For Dry Skin A.M. Splash your face with lukewarm water, moisturize with a lotion or cream, depending on your preference and level of dryness. Follow with eye cream. Apply sunscreen 15 to 30 minutes before leaving your house. P.M. Wash your face with a creamy cleanser that does not foam. If this isn't… Continue reading A.M. & P.M. Basic Skincare Routine for Dry Skin!!!
Create your own tinted moisturizer by simply mixing foundation with an SPF-infused moisturizer and blending it in. Apply a luminizing face primer before foundation to even out your skin's texture and create a perfectly smooth canvas for your makeup. When shopping for your perfect foundation, choose three shades that closely match your skin's tone. Apply… Continue reading Money Saving Beauty Tips!!!
Always use SPF 15 or higher. You want a broad spectrum formula, meaning that it protects against both UVA and UVB rays. Chemical Block These sunscreens have ingredients that absorb ultraviolet radiation and, as a result, prevent your skin from soaking up the rays. The best ingredient to look for is called Parsol 1789. Physical… Continue reading How-To Choose The Right Sunscreen For Your Skin!!!!