Saturday, July 17, 2010

Cheeks Makeup Tips: How to apply Cheek Makeup

Cheeks MakeupCheeks makeup should be applied in a manner that it could give a natural look to your face. It should be something rosy in natural way. The right blush can give you rosy cheeks. Check below some of the very effective makeup tips for cheeks.
  • Use a pinkish shade closest to your skin color. Brush out some of the blush from the compact and blow off the excess. Now apply the shade for the smooth and even finish.
  • Blush on the apple of your cheeks and merge towards the hairline.
  • Apply a shade that is darker than your skin color. After then you can use a lighter shade to highlight the cheeks. The darker and lighter shade should be mixed up properly, they should not look differently.
  • While doing blushing on cheeks, you also need to give some blush on your forehead, nose and chin. This will give better results on your face.
Cheek Color
  • The color that you will use on the cheeks, should only be for complexion enhancement and not to change your skin tone. So, always use colors that are something close to your skin tone.
  • During the day use your blush sparingly. Daylight makes such makeup look more prominent and plastic. At night, you need to use some deeper and dramatic shades. Wear slightly frosted powder on your cheekbones which creates a subtle effect, beautiful and alluring.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Easy Skin Care Recipes

Skin Care RecipesA natural and healthy skin care is always important for your skin. If you can’t afford a parlor visit or don’t want to spend much money on skin care then home recipes for skin care are the best option for you. Below are given some very easy and effective skin care recipes that you can apply at home.

  • Honey Facial: Honey is a very useful and effective skin care product. Honey is known as a natural antioxidant, and has Ant-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
  • Home Recipe for Dry Skin: Take 1 egg yolk, 1 Teaspoon honey, 1 Teaspoon olive oil, Vitamin E oil or Sweet Almond Oil. Mix all these ingredients completely and apply on face and neck. Leave this for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with tepid water. If you have extremely dry skin, then add more olive oil or almond oil.
  • Mask for Oily Skin: Take 1/2 Cucumber, 1 Egg white, 1 Tablespoon Lemon juice, 1 Teaspoon mint. Puree everything and refrigerate for 10 minutes. Now apply this mixture on face and leave for at least 15 minutes. Rinse with warm, then cool water.
Skin Care
  • Oily skin Facial Scrub: Take 3 tablespoons of Aloe vera gel, 1 Tablespoon of lime juice, 2 Tablespoons of brown sugar, 1 Tablespoon of honey. Mix it properly until Aloe and honey completely and smoothly mix up. Add some lime juice and brown sugar step. Stir the mixture. Sugar will be something undissolved. Apply this on whole face. Leave for 15 minutes, and then wash off with warm water.
  • Blemished Skin Mask / Acne: Take 1 tsp. honey, 2 drops Tea Tree Oil. Mix them up and apply on face. Leave for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with tepid water. You can apply this twice a week. This will also help in reducing breakouts.
  • Tightening Mask: Take 1 beaten egg, 2 Teaspoons orange juice, 1 Teaspoon lemon juice and a few drops of sweet almond oil. Mix all ingredients together and apply to face. Leave for 20-30 minutes. Rinse with tepid water. This mask helps in tightening the skin, and reduce pore size. This mask will also help in removing the old layers of skin.