Be a Water Baby "Once I started drinking more water, my skin, hair and nails all flourished. Hide chips with textured polish "Unlike regular lacquer, the glittery kind is supposed to look sort of uneven, so it's great for fix-it situations. Then I watch the magic happen: While they're still wet, I'll hold my nails for three seconds over the steam coming from the simmering food, keeping them about 5 inches above the water. Literally "After applying foundation and a little blush, dust your face with translucent powder, then mist skin with a rosewater spray and lay a Kleenex over for a second.
It makes removing excess polish way easier. Hide chips with textured polish "Unlike regular lacquer, the glittery kind is supposed to look sort of uneven, so it's great for fix-it situations.
When a nail chips, instead of removing all my polish and starting over, I'll just slap on a coat of sparkle over my current color. And when I inevitably get another chip, I paint on a little more.
You can keep a manicure going indefinitely! Steam nails for a matte look "If I'm making soup or boiling pasta, I'll put on two quick coats of nail polish.
While they're still wet, I'll hold my nails for three seconds over the steam coming from the simmering food, keeping them about 5 inches above the water. Then I watch the magic happen: My glossy painted nails turn matte-sexy. Topcoat your decals "When I opt for nail stickers, I always seal them with a clear topcoat covering the tip of the nail, too. It discourages edges from peeling, makes the decals last longer and gives an authentic painted-on look so you can pretend you have crazy nail skills!
Take off glitter with felt "I love sparkly polish, but it sticks to your nails like crazy. Cocktail your concealer "I like my cover-up to float on the skin and hide imperfections rather than sink in and accentuate them. I first dab my ring finger into an eye balm I love Kiehl's Rosa Arctica Eye , then swipe it over a solid concealer and dot it on.
The creamy texture blends in very smoothly and doesn't settle into little lines. Perk up foundation with face oil "Instead of layering on powder before happy hour, press a few drops of face oil over your cheeks to refresh your foundation and create a super natural glow.
Dot your eyes "I have the least steady hands on the planet, but I love the way my eyes look when they're tightly lined. I've learned to hold a liquid-liner marker pen horizontally, so I'm using the broader side of the tip instead of the fine point, and press it into my lash line. Blend your own glossy shadow "I combine dark shades, like metallic brown, deep green or vibrant blue, with a creamy luminizer on the back of my hand to create a gorgeous, subtly glossy version that looks pretty both day and night.
Swirl on blush "I spin my brush in small, light circles from my cheekbone to my hairline. Remove makeup with coconut oil "After I douse a cotton pad with my regular makeup remover, I add a bit of coconut oil and apply it to my closed eye. It helps break up the makeup, so it slides off with more ease. Add blush for lasting color "Eye shadow works, too, to give lipstick longer-lasting wear and a unique matte finish.
You'll look pretty but not made-up. Prep Your Eyelids "For a smoky eye, moisturize the area first, so when you line the lid with a pencil it will smudge naturally. Fix Smudges Easily "Apply loose powder on top of the foundation under your eyes, so if a little shadow spills, it's easier to wipe off.
Blow Dry Your Lashes "To make lashes curl better, take a hair dryer to your eyelash curler for one or two seconds before using it. Get Dewy Lids "If you use petroleum jelly on your lids, it gives you a dewy, angelic look. Blend Your Own Shades "I love to layer tons of different shades to create new colors.
I start with matte lipstick that's really dry then I put a more creamy, moist lipstick on my top. And my trick for not getting it on my teeth? Wipe Off Your Lipstick "To make lips look naturally pink, I put on red lipstick, wipe it off, and then apply clear gloss. Skip Nail Polish "I love the look of buffed nails. They look neat and chic without actually having to paint your nails-and it takes no time! Spritz Your Outfit "I love walking into a closet and smelling lingering perfume, so I always spray my clothes.
And at the end of the bottle, when the atomizer no longer reaches the tiny little dribble that is left, I unscrew the top and pour the remainder onto a t-shirt or dress. Master the Art of Smiling "An actress friend of mine shared a great trick. She told me to stick my tongue behind my teeth when I smile to keep from over-smiling. If you smile without doing it, sometimes your gums show a little too much. But I do have oily skin too. I liked the advice on the moisturizer.
I have always rubbed it on my face instead of just dabbing it on. I will use this helpful tip and see if it is more effective. Best of Total Beauty: The Best Nail Art of the Week.
The 25 Best Star Beauty Tips of All Time Start Slideshow Getty Images. 1 of Pinterest. More. Smile Often "A woman is most beautiful when she smiles. Other than that, the most valuable tip I've. Getty Images Beauty Photo Studio Choose Shampoo Carefully If you color your hair, look for sulfate-free shampoos and conditioners, which don't contain harsh detergents. To help you look your most beautiful on the big day, we’ve compiled these 20 essential beauty tips for brides from top hair and makeup pros. 1-Minute Makeovers A new look doesn’t always have to mean making a drastic change or spending the day in a colorist’s chair.
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