BAD-DAY BEAUTY SECRETS What to do on a nightmare morning the kind of day when you look into the mirror and something has gone seriously wrong with your face. Since no one ever knows how or when a bad beauty day will hit, it’s best to have a variety of solutions at your disposal, i.e., […] Read more
Choose a time when you are not rushed. (I find that evenings work the best.) Exfoliate your skin first; you need to create a smooth surface. Spread on the thinnest layer of tanner possible so that any mistakes will not be glaring. If you want darker color, wait a day, then do another application. Face: […] Read more
Note: A brighter blush will take attention away from the eye area. Question: Do women need more or less makeup as they get older, say, from age forty to sixty? Answer: It is perhaps more a question of the kind of makeup rather than its quantity. Our natural coloring fades as we age: Lip color […] Read more
Good health and natural beauty have always gone hand in hand. The link between one’s health and looks becomes more apparent with the passing of years. Over-fifty beauty is based on taking care of yourself: eating healthy foods, drinking lots of water, wearing sunblock, and taking care to go to the doctor for regular physicals, […] Read more
Sheer pink is a pretty choice for your nails. It looks fresh and is easy to touch up. Even if it chips, it won’t be noticeable. Treat yourself to a manicure (and a pedicure, especially if you are going on a beach honeymoon).
After a night out in a smoky atmosphere, eyes can become tired and red. Soothe them by grating cucumber onto a muslin cloth. Wrap it up like a tortilla wrap and hold it gently against your eyes. The enzymes in the cucumber will help to reduce swelling and smooth out fine lines.
You may find that your oily skin turns foundation a slight orange or yellow tone. To correct, try using a paler shade of powder (pale yellow powder always does the trick) over your foundation. Even if you want every product to be oil-free, concealer looks better if it has a creamy consistency. If you tend […] Read more
The skin on the hands is thin and endlessly ravaged by the elements, so keep your hands dry as much as possible. Water left on the hands will evaporate, leaving them dried up and red. Use a hand cream that contains lanolin.
Solution: The temptation to attack a pimple with your fingers is huge. But try to resist touching or popping it that will only make matters worse. To cover a pimple, apply foundation using a concealer brush. Press a little powder on top to set. Repeat, layering foundation and powder until blemish is well hidden.
The skin around our eyes has a tendency to get fine lines and wrinkles because there are no oil glands in the skin directly beneath and above the eyes. You should always use a cream designed just for that area, to keep skin moisturized. Put four drops of cream under each eye from below the […] Read more