Staying pretty can take a lot of effort, or you can keep yourself attractive in a more intelligent manner. There are many ways to look your best without spending a lot of time and money doing it. Here are some tips from the professionals.
Have all day access to your favorite moisturizer by reusing an empty lip gloss pot or travel sized shampoo bottle and filling it with your moisturizer. This little container fits everywhere, like your work desk drawer, your handbag or an overnight bag. Just put some moisturizer all over your face when you think your skin looks or feels dry.
Scientists have shown that people that have symmetrical features are perceived as beautiful. So, if you are hoping to be more beautiful, do what you can to have some symmetry. Regardless of whether you are trimming your beard or applying make-up, you should make sure that the right and left sides are symmetrical (mirror images).
You should always have vitamin E on hand. There are so many things you can use it for. It’s good for keeping your skin soft. Vitamin E can also be used on your cuticles to keep them from splitting and feeling rough.
Make sure your makeup pencils are sharpened. Sharpening will also make them clean, and they will produce a clean line. To easily sharpen makeup pencils, put them in your freezer for around 10 minutes and then sharpen them.
Your food choices affect the texture and tone of your skin and hair. Beauty is built from your nutrition first and foremost. Nutrition is an important part of any diet, and you need to make sure your body is getting the proper amounts of minerals and vitamins it needs. Your diet should contain the recommended amounts of zinc, protein, iron, and whole grains, as these keep your body looking and feeling good.
You could help prevent your hair from getting gray; simply eat a teaspoonful of chutney made with curry leaf every day. The nutrients in this promotes hair pigments to continue to color your hair and improves the health of your hair. You can also apply rosemary essential oil (preferably scented) to your hair each day to keep your hair strong and healthy.
Believe it or not, teabags can actually be a great way to fix a torn fingernail. Empty all of the leaves from the bag. Cut a small piece of the teabag that will cover the part of your nail that is torn. Then put the trimmed out piece over the tear, and use a clear nail polish to paint over the whole thing.
Boar bristle brushes are great if you have frizz issues. Many people have problems with frizzy hair. A boar bristle brush is perfect for combating frizz while you blow dry. Position the hair dryer to blow downward and softly brush your hair.
Use petroleum jelly on a regular basis to help soften your feet and toes. There are an endless number of products that claim to soften the skin on your feet, but the most trusted is old fashioned petroleum jelly. Use it on the balls of the feet, the soles, and the heels about three times weekly to prevent chaffing and peeling so that you can have soft, healthy feet!
A good resource in the bathtub is your average kitchen sponge. These work just as well as any sponge you can buy in the store, and you can buy them in bulk to save money.
Epsom salt has many beauty benefits you should take advantage of. You can use Epsom salts for a laxative or to soothe your sore body. Mix some salts with some water and some lavender, making a paste. You can then apply that to problem areas and leave overnight. In the morning when you wake up, your skin will feel hydrated and refreshed.
Looking your best is not only an art, but a science as well. These tips will show you the science behind everything and also how to be creative in the process of looking better. Stop wasting money and time with gimmicks and look great today.