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First be carefully about how you wax and pluck. A bit of cleanup under the brows or around the edges are usually all you need. As you wax or pluck, step back and look at your face before you remove more, so you know you don't remove too much.
If your eyebrows don't fill in on their own, use an eyebrow pencil to... Read all »
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To treat your acne, first don't pick at it as this will irritate your skin and cause scars. Don't use harsh cleansers or anything that makes your face feel dry and tight. Don't neglect to look at the makeup you use and be sure it's water-based; look up the brand online and note if it's non-comedogenic, meaning it... Read all »
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The fibers of keratin bind together and make skin, hair and nails stronger and more radiant and resilient; it is a key component of the structure of hair and nails. When you have a lack of keratin in your system, your skin may seem sallow and dull, your hair may be weak and break easily, and nails may be brittle and... Read all »
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The Sephora Collection Smoky Studio Customizable Eye Palette features no less than 63 eye shadow colors that you mix and match for expert styling. From nudes to pinks to deep blues, you can easily choose the best shades for your eyes and skin tone and have everything you need to go from day to night in no time. It... Read all »
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First consider that pores typically become enlarged when dirt, oil and makeup build up in the pores, causing them to expand. Be sure you wash your face regularly and blot excess oil rather than adding powder, as too will settle into your pores.
A good exfoliating agent will also help to eliminate enlarged pores. ... Read all »
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Often women are told to try foundation on the side of their hand to find the right shade, but your face is often many shades darker than your hand because it's exposed to the sun constantly. This may be one reason why so many women are wearing the wrong shade of makeup!
The only way to find the right shade of... Read all »
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Lips chap when they're dry and irritated, which is why it's more common to have this problem in extreme weather conditions. Dry winter weather and harsh sunlight will sap nourishing moisture from the mouth; sand from the beach can also irritate your skin and your mouth. Lips may also be chapped if you tend to bite... Read all »
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Most makeup products today are lightweight and water-based so that they don't clog pores, but you still need to be selective about your brands and choices. Very inexpensive makeup you get from a mass market retailer may have ingredients that will irritate your skin, clog your pores, and cause oil to build up,... Read all »
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Crimp-style curlers may be difficult and often ineffective, but if you have one of these, first remember to hold it as close to the base of your eyelashes as possible without pinching the skin of your eyelid. As you gently close the curler around your eyelashes, tilt it up slightly for even more curl. Hold it for... Read all »
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First start with moisturizer, even if you have oily skin. Your skin needs a certain amount of oil to be healthy and if you use products that dry it, this may cause your oil glands to work overtime, leading to even more breakouts.
Vitamin E oil or a light moisturizer meant for sensitive skin is best. After... Read all »
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Prevention is the most important aspect of skincare; use sun block and plenty of it when sunbathing or at the beach so you don't get burned. If you do suffer a sunburn, be prepared with plenty of cooling items to keep your skin comfortable.
Sprays and creams meant specifically for sunburns should be used, but... Read all »
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There are many affordable options for skincare that you can keep in mind; as an example, for a moisturizer, try vitamin E oil. You can purchase this at any pharmacy or health food store for just a few dollars per bottle, and it lasts for months.
You can also add hydration from the inside out; drink lots of water... Read all »