Yes, you really can prevent polish from thickening by stashing it in the fridge.
For an immediate dash of alertness, use a white pencil on top of shadow to draw a vertical line on the eyelid from above the pupil to the brow bone, then smudge with your finger.
To repair a broken lipstick, place the two ends together gently but firmly, then cap the lipstick and put it in the freezer for 15-20 minutes.
Before curling your eyelashes, heat the curler with a hair dryer for a few seconds. Test to make sure it's not too hot, then apply to eyelashes for extra oomph.
If you don't like the sharpness of your eyeliner, try lining your eyes with a powder shadow in a similar shade with your eye shadow brush instead.
If you're feeling hungover apply an illuminator under your eyes, down your nose and on your cheeks to take your face from flat to full-of-health.
Don't apply concealer directly to a pimple. Dab a pimple treatment cream on first, then apply concealer.
If your eye pencil lead is way too hard then run it under the hair dryer or a light for a few seconds, this will make it way easier to apply to your eyes. Note: make sure that the lead isn't too hot before you apply the eyeliner, a burnt eyelid is no fun at all.
Use a foundation primer underneath your foundation - it fills in tiny lines for flawless looking skin.
Want longer lashes? Apply an eyelash primer before your first coat of mascara. Then wait one minute and apply another coat for extra length.
Mix some bronzer with a body lotion to give you a subtle all-over glow and a light tan. Perfect for when you show some leg in the middle of winter.
Choose make-up that suits your tones - pale skin suits pinks and olive skin suits golds.
Keep an old mascara wand, clean it and use it as an eyebrow brush.
Look glam when you go out by adding a few individual false lashes onto the upper outer eyelid
Sweep some blush from the apples of your cheeks up towards your hairline for an instant pick-me-up.
Use an illuminating light-catching foundation when you go out for a glam glow.
Enhance your mood with make-up - wear smouldering eyes if you're feeling sultry or sparkly gloss if you're feeling vivacious.
Replace your mascara more often than any other make-up - at least every three months. Mascara is the most prone to bacteria and can cause infection and dry out your lashes if it's too old.
Add subtle highlights of white eyeliner or white eyeshadow in the corner of your eyes and under the brow bone to create the illusion of more open eyes.
Apply concealer after foundation. Then you only use it where needed and avoid looking caked with make-up.
Take blotting papers in your bag when you go out at night - one quick dab will absorb shine so you'll look fabulous on the dance floor.
Don't wear lipgloss on windy days or you'll end up with a face full of hair.
Never drag mascara off your eyelashes. Hold a cotton ball or tissue soaked in remover on the eye area first. Let the removing agents start to dissolve the mascara, then gently wipe away.
Rather than trying to define eyes by drawing a line across the eyelids, the pros unanimously recommend using a pencil to fill in the spaces between each lash. Get your pencil as close to your lashes as possible and make a teeny dot between each one. Smudge with your finger or with a cotton swab.
To give your eye make-up staying power, avoid applying eye cream or moisturiser on your eyelids.
To ensure your eyes stay healthy and free of infection when using make-up, replace your mascara after three months, powder eye shadows every nine to 18 months, and cream eye shadows every six to 12 months. Sharpen your eyeliners often to keep them clean and bacteria-free.
For younger-looking eyes, apply a little eye cream on the brow bone and under the eye to reduce the look of fine lines. Also use a white eye pencil on the inner rims for larger and brighter eyes.
Before sharpening your eyeliner or lip pencil, put them in the freezer for 10 minutes. They will harden slightly and not break when sharpened.
In order to create a natural, smudgy eyeliner, line your eyes heavily with black eyeliner before you go to bed. In the morning wash your face as normal-a perfectly smudged line will remain.
To stop shadow clumping in eye corners, apply it to the middle of the lid then blend well.
For sexy eyes, use eyeliner to blacken the bottom rims, then lines along the upper lashes, concentrating on the outer corners and smudging the liner outwards to elongate the eyes. Try brushing a shimmery beige shadow all over the lids and under the lower lashes, and dab some under the arches of the eyebrows. Lastly, apply lashings of black mascara.
To bring deep set eyes forward blend a pale shadow over the entire lid up to the brow bone. Steer clear of dark colours and keep brows light and well plucked to lift the eye area.
It is often easy to overlook the importance of ensuring your earrings match your hairstlye. Read on for important tips.
While many of us give considerable thought to coordinating the various parts of our wardrobe, it is easy to overlook the importance of selecting earrings that would work best for our hairstyle. This may seem like a minor detail, but imagine a woman dressed in an elegant black dress with her hair pulled back in an elegant up-do. How would this image change if I told you that same woman was wearing giant hoop earrings with enormous dangling crosses encrusted with faux-crystal? The simplicity and elegance conveyed by the woman's dress and hair is undermined by the outlandishness of her earrings. For this reason, it is important to choose earrings that complement your hairstyle and contribute to the look you are trying to convey.
If your hair is medium-length or long, you will want to exercise caution in selecting hoop-style earrings. This style of earring tends to add weight and curves to your face, so those with round faces will want to be especially selective. If you choose to wear hoop earrings, select styles that have an oval shape and are crafted from a light material. Choosing hoops that come in square or rectangular styles is another way to add dimension to round faces paired with long hair.
Other styles that would work with long hair are those with elongated, oblong shapes that follow the lines of your hair. However, women with long faces will want to steer clear of such styles, as it will only add emphasis to the length of the face.
If you are wearing your hair in an up-do, it is a perfect opportunity to wear more dimensional earrings, such as rhinestone squares or diamond and gold drops. Up-do's also offer a perfect opportunity to call attention to the neck area, and a set of chandelier earrings or long, beaded earrings will set this area off perfectly.
Those with short hair have the widest range of earring selection. From the simplest diamond stud, to the most outrageous hoops, women with short hair can get away with just about any style. Just remember to take the rest of your outfit into consideration before selecting a style. If your outfit is complicated or especially flashy, choose a simpler earring style. You'll look your best when you don't have multiple elements competing for attention.
Also important to consider is the balance between your earrings and other jewelry. Too much jewelry can look gaudy, but too little can appear casual and uninspired. If you plan on wearing one piece of big, highly distinctive jewelry, forgo wearing any other jewelry. For instance, if you're wearing large, flashy earrings then skip wearing a necklace and bracelet. If your necklace is a particularly bold piece, leave your ears bare. Check yourself in a mirror when you are done accessorizing and make sure that jewelry pieces do not appear too cluttered or chaotic.
Earrings can play a large role in appearance. They can draw attention to your face or your hair, or they can draw attention away from less desirable aspects that you want to disguise. When accessorizing, think about how the different elements of your appearance impact other aspects of your look. Consider how you want to look and the message you want to convey with your appearance. Check your look in a full-length mirror to ensure you've achieved your desired style goal.
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