Archive for April, 2017

Double Agent Quick Fixes

o  Toilet paper instead of blotting paper o  A knife instead of a mirror to check your lipstick o  Nail polish to prevent a run from spreading in your stockings o  Toothbrush as an eyebrow groomer o  Hair conditioner as shaving cream o  Matchbook cover as a nail file o  Brow tint to cover gray hair or as a root touch-up in between a visit to the colorist o  Pressed or loose powder on roots of hair to absorb grease [...]

How to choose your foundation match?

Liquid/Cream Foundations: Find three foundations you think might be perfect matches. Use a Q-tip to make three different swipes onto your jaw-line (the area on your face that’s least likely to have been touched by sun or environmental damage). Find an area that has direct daylight exposure and look in the mirror. The one that disappears into the skin is your winner. Powder Foundation: Rub into your forearm. The color should disappear into the skin. DECODING FOUNDATION FORMULAS LIQUID Coverage: [...]

QUICK FIXES

Oops, you did it again. The dollop of pomade was way too generous. Will you even learn? Now you have a few options. Option one: Tell people you are trying to revive the grunge look and leave your hair stringy and matter to you scalp. Option two: Re-shower and be one hour late to your meeting. Option three: Fix it with one of the trick you’ll learn in this chapter. If you’ve ever ruined what was becoming a flawless makeup [...]

Skin Care Regimen & Tips for Each Decade

Every good skin care regimen should look like this: Step 1: Cleanse Find a cleanser that works with your skin type and wash your face twice a day, in the morning and evening. Step 2: Exfoliate Slough off dead skin cells at least once a week to pave the way for better absorption. Step 3: Treat Whether you are concerned with acne, wrinkles, dullness, hyper pigmentation, or all of the above, treat your skin with products that contain specific ingredients [...]

COMPLEXION PERFECTION

Do you know your skin type? Identify it here: You have Normal Skin if you have. o An even complexion o Pores that are normal size o Skin with very few lines and wrinkles Your goal is to: Maintain and protect. You have Oily Skin if you have. o An all-over shine o Pores that are open o Blackheads, whiteheads, and blemishes o A sallow appearance o Few lines and wrinkles Your goal is to: Minimize shine and make the [...]