They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and this is very much true. What you may find beautiful, someone else may find repulsive. It is a matter of people’s perceptions, not a matter of the object’s actual beauty. The tips in this article will help you to “alter” your perceptions a bit, to find more beauty all around you.
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.
If you are light skinned or have light hair you may want to consider tinting your eyebrows. This will enhance the color of your eyebrows and will draw attention to your eyes and brows. You can tint your eyebrows by yourself and can find the the tint at most beauty stores.
Brighten up your eyes with this natural look: apply a light, neutral-colored eye shadow to your entire upper eyelid. Look for sand, khaki, beige, or fawn colors. This will neutralize any redness on your lids, which can make you appear older and tired. Add drama by smudging a darker shade on the lids just in the crease.
If you’re planning on going out right after work or school, then you should try to use a good sized fluffy brush, and dust a fine layer of matte powder over oily areas. Use it on your cheeks to brighten your look.
If your face is a bit on the long side, you can make the effect seem less severe, simply by using some well-placed cream blush. Opt for a dark rose or brick shade, then use your fingertips to apply the color only on the apples of your cheeks; do not extend the color past this point, as it can actually make your face appear, even more narrow.
Drink a lot of water if you prefer to clear up your skin naturally and want to save money. Water naturally helps cleanse your body of toxins, and this action provides you with beautiful and clear skin throughout the day.
Use a gel or creme blush instead of powder. This type of blush gives your skin a glowing and healthy look. Gel and creme blushes are more transparent and blend more evenly than regular powder blush. You should rub this blush on your cheeks and blend upwards for a flawless finish.
Incorporate exercise into your daily life. Staying active on a regular basis will help you look and feel young. Exercise is an important part of your beauty arsenal. Every day, find fifteen or twenty minutes to do something active. Staying active can be as simple as walking a block or two and/or vacuuming your home.
Are you having issues with your nail polish chipping or smearing? Use a clear top coat so that your nail polish stays fresh looking. Be certain you do not confuse this product with typical clear polishes, as they do differ quite a bit. When you purchase, be sure to look for a label that says “top coat.”
As stated at the beginning of this article, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and what one may find attractive, another may quite as easily find unattractive. It is possible to “alter” your perception a little bit, and by using the tips from this article, you should be able to open yourself up to seeing more beauty in the ordinary.