Who better to get information from than people who work directly into the beauty industry? We’re talking about professionals who devote their entire lives to making sure that they look their very best. The dedication of this industry is second to none, and that’s why it’s surprising that so many are willing to let go of their secrets. It goes to show when it comes to the world of beauty; nothing is a secret.
Jen Atkin uses a brow palette and eyeshadow brush for something that you might not expect. She uses these two tools to fill sparse areas in a hairline or make someone’s hair look fuller. If you’re in a pinch, give this tip a try and see the results.
Mary Phillips likes to keep a couple of green tea bags in her purse at all times. She drops the tea bags into some ice water and then places them underneath her eyes. The cold green tea bags take away the puffiness underneath her eyes. She also keeps some cortisone cream handy for pimples that won’t go away. Apply a pea-size amount of the cortisone cream on your zit, and it will disappear within 20-30 minutes.
When Ashunta Sheriff’s skin feels blah, she has the perfect remedy. She doesn’t put more makeup on; she puts less on. Actually, Ashunta makes an all-natural mask out of lemon juice, olive oil, and aloe vera. The recipe is two tablespoons of aloe gel, one tablespoon of olive oil, and the juice of half a lemon. The mask brightens her skin and makes her feel fabulous.
Those of you who are new to the world of makeup might feel uncomfortable at first putting on lipstick. Christina Kassi has the perfect solution, and it is first to put it on your finger then blot it on your lips. Putting it on your finger gives you more control, and you’ll feel more at ease when applying the lipstick.
June Chow is another person who sings the praises of aloe vera gel. She doesn’t make a mask out of it, but she applies the gel directly onto her face. The gel soothes redness, irritation, and burns. Aloe vera gel is highly effective, but it’s also inexpensive, and that’s why she always keeps some handy.
Katonya Breaux has a use for baking soda that’s not what you might think. Everyone is familiar with using baking soda to whiten teeth, but she also uses it to whiten her favorite T-shirts. Sometimes her favorite white shirts lose their brightness, and the way she brings them back to life is with a little baking soda.
Annagjid “Kee” Taylor
Annagjid “Kee” Taylor has an interesting way of dealing with shampoo build-up. Annagjid says she likes to apply baby powder to her scalp and let it sit there for three to four minutes. After waiting for that length of time, she then proceeds to wash the baby powder out of her hair. The baby powder will cause the build-up to leave your scalp, and your head will be feeling fresh and clean.
Simple tips, big results
As you can see, it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg to look your best. You only need to make use of the items found in your house. Everyone has all of these items, and you’ve never thought of using them like this. The next time you see baking soda or aloe, think of the new things you can do to make yourself a little bit more beautiful.