How to Achieve the Best Results from Your Cosmetics

By | May 18, 2014

There are simple things that you can do to achieve the look you desire with your make-up. The following tips will make you feel beautiful an confident.
It is also important to thoroughly remove your make-up each night. You do not need to buy expensive products to remove make-up. Instead, baby shampoo is an inexpensive alternative. It will remove all of your make-up, even waterproof mascara. Not only does it not irritate your skin and eyes, it will save you money as well.
Retinoids should be a part of your daily makeup routine. Retinoids are the only cream that has been proven to reduce wrinkles by stimulating your skin to increase production of collagen making your skin firmer. Retinoids also slow down the aging process of the skin which decreases the formation of wrinkles. Besides reducing wrinkles, retinoids are also excellent exfoliators giving your skin a healthy, youthful glow. By increasing your skin’s replacement of skin cells, retinoids also play a part in decreasing unwanted discoloration from sun damage. You will also notice improvement in how your cosmetics adhere to your skin when using retinoids.
You should always apply your moisturizer to damp skin. This will prevent the moisture on your skin from evaporating. It is important to not apply to skin that is too wet as your moisturizing cream will simply slide off. Moisturizer should not be used around the eyes as it will cause the more delicate skin to retain fluid and make the area appear puffy. It is important to use moisturizers with SPF during the day but do not use at night as it will clog your pores. Don’t forget to apply moisturizer to your neck as well as your face and apply in an upward motion for best results. Allow your moisturizer to dry for at least five to ten minutes before applying foundation to prevent streaking.
Make-up may be worn every day with no fear of it harming your skin. In fact, make-up can provide a barrier between your skin and the harmful effects of the sun and the environment. The only time make-up should not be worn is in extreme heat and humidity. In such conditions it won’t look good for long as the moisture will evaporate and pores will appear larger with the make-up clumping. Fortunately skin tends to look its best in such weather and make-up is not needed. Do not forget the sunscreen though; it’s a necessity!
Dark circles under your eyes can make you appear older but there are things you can do to prevent them as well as make them less noticeable. First of all, it is important to get plenty of sleep and drink plenty of water. Reducing salt intake and eating green leafy vegetables also help prevent them. You may also grate a raw potato and squeeze the juice out and apply under your eyes for ten minutes. Placing slices of cucumber over your eyes will also reduce puffiness. These tried and true home remedies are a quick fix to temporarily eliminate puffy eyes.
Remembering these beauty tips will aid you in improving your skin’s appearance and will optimize the results of the cosmetics you already use. Having healthy skin will make you appear more beautiful.

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