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!!!!
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!!!
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!!!!
The only thing that you should crunch is your breakfast cereal - or, your abs. When your hair gets this way, it's because of the styling product. The main culprit is usually gel that's too thick and heavy for your hair type. Chances are you used too much or applied it to hair that was… Continue reading How-To Get Rid Of Crunchy Hair!!!
As soon as you wake up, start chugging water and keep drinking-ahem, water, throughout the day. Plain fluids help reduce facial puffiness and counter the dehydrating effects of alcohol. Pop a wet washcloth into the freezer before you step into a cold shower. Yes, I said a cold: you need to stimulate your whole droopy… Continue reading Hangover Beauty Tips & Tricks!!!!
The smokey eye has gotten a bad wrap. A smokey eye should be sultry, nicely blended - a stronger look but still clean and sexy. Darker shadows should be used, but avoid the dreaded "raccoon eyes" - this color palette is not limited to blue or gray shadows. I actually prefer to create smokey eyes… Continue reading Step By Step: Smokey Eye Makeup!!!