What Does Beauty Really Mean To You? (5)

What Does Beauty Really Mean To You?

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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.

If you have ever gone too far when plucking your eyebrows to where you can’t see you had any, there is a solution. You will first want to select an eyebrow pencil that blends with your brow color. Remember to fill the entire brow with the pencil and not just the bald spots using the fill, fix, feather technique.

Don’t follow every beauty fad. Every fad will not be right for you. Stick with what you know looks good on you and when you do attempt to follow a new fad, incorporate it one step at a time instead of going all out. This will give you a fresher, more timeless look.

A little beauty advice from leading makeup artists to look rested even when you aren’t is to avoid piling on the foundation. Try using a tinted moisturizer instead and then apply a beige eye pencil, this will counteract the redness around the eyes and leave you looking refreshed and ready for the day.

Never ever apply a tanning lotion when you are in a hurry as this will always lead to disaster! This is one beauty item you really need to take your time with otherwise you end up looking freaky, so smooth the tanning lotion well over elbows, knees and feet and wash your hands thoroughly to avoid streaking. Use your tanning lotion well in advance of sleeping to prevent a complete botch job and well in advance of any special occasion, just in case!

If you find that plucking your eyebrows is a painful experience for you, consider investing in some bongela. If you take the time to apply this product to your eyebrow area prior to plucking, you are going to find that it is not nearly as painful as it once was.

For the most natural look when shaping your brows, avoid plucking hairs above your brows, instead removing stray hairs below your brows. Plucking hairs above your brows makes it too easy to remove too much hair, resulting in sparse brows or an unnatural “surprised” look. Step back from the mirror and check your brows as you pluck, to ensure you aren’t removing too much hair.

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!