Beauty Techniques and Tips on Maintaining A New Fabulous Look
You have walked past the beauty counter in department stores a thousand times on countless trips to the mall. Most people are unaware that the sales associates will do your makeup for you per request. This article will give you some great tips for making the most out of your next stop to the department store beauty counter.
Applying make-up is a skill that must be learned. A good rule of thumb when deciding upon an eye and lip color is to emphasize one or the other but not both. If you would like attention to be drawn to your lips, then go softer on the eye make-up and vice verse. If you want a more dramatic eye, then go with a neutral color for your lips.
When looking at beauty products, you should always be sure to check out as many reviews as possible. Sometimes it is not worth it to spend a lot for a product when you can purchase the same type of product for much less. Other times it is essential that you spend the extra money to get the right product.
Sort out your makeup bag every couple of weeks. Many people have beauty products in their makeup bags that have expired and who are full of bacteria. These products are then inadvertently used and can cause skin infections or damage. Therefore, it is a good idea to regularly check your makeup bag for expired products.
If you pluck your brows, be sure to keep your tweezers clean and sharp to reduce the risk of infection or acne. Sanitize the tips in boiling water; if there is a noticeable buildup on the lips, use a Brillo pad to remove it. This is especially effective on slant-tipped or pointed tweezers.
Have you ever had makeup smudges and want an easy way to fix them without re-doing your whole look? Then try a cotton swab and some eye-makeup remover. This way, you can precisely clean up the area you need to re-do when time doesn’t allow starting over from scratch.
For soft feet, apply lotion or Vaseline and wrap in cling wrap before going to bed. You should then put socks on your feet. You should do this at least once a week for the softest feet. This will prepare even the driest feet for summer and wearing sandals.
If you plan on applying a dramatic makeup look that utilizes heavy eye shadow and liner, avoid applying your daily eye cream to the area beforehand. Even after the moisture has been absorbed into the eye area, you will still have difficulty achieving a precise, bold look that does not easily smudge or run.
As stated in the beginning of this article, you have probably passed by your favorite department store beauty counter a thousand times and never realized the sales associate will do your makeup if asked. It’s a fun way to learn about new makeup products and get a quick lesson about applying makeup. Apply the tips from this article for making the most of your next trip to the beauty counter. You will be feeling fabulous on the way out!