How to Banish a Blemish
How to Get Rich, Full Lashes
Apply 3 coats of mascara: First, sweep up from the base to the end of the lash. Next, go from tip to base. Then, brush across the lashes.
Try this spicy facial to soothe dry, irritated skin.
- 1/2 tsp turmeric
- 6 oz plain yogurt
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1/2 cup oat flour
- Spread on clean skin. Leave for 15 minutes, then rinse.
How to Get a Natural Glow
Brush highlighting powder on the tops of your cheekbones and under your eyes to brighten your face.
How to Create Smoky Eyes
Use a soft black kohl pencil on the rim of your upper lash line. Smudge dark shadow on the lid and under the lower lash line.
How to Nix a Double Chin in Pics
Turn your head slightly and drop your chin so your face is not completely square with the camera.
How to Soften Rough Feet
Use a foot scrub made from botanicals such as crushed fruit pits and sugar. Finish with a rich shea-butter or cocoa-butter cream.
How to Make Lemon Facial Toner
Combine ingredients in a bottle and seal with a stopper.
- 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
- Grated zest of 1 lemon
- 1 cup distilled water
- 2/3 cup witch hazel
How to Choose Your Ideal Nail Shape
Oval shaped nails flatter most hands, while square nails look best on long fingers. Want a softer look? Try a round shape.
How to Freshen Up Quickly
Run a bottle of hydrating mist under cool water. Then, spray it on your face to energize your skin.
How to Prevent Wrinkles Around Your Mouth
Shield your skin from the sun and eat antioxidant-rich foods. This helps keep collagen and elastin below the surface of your skin strong.
How to Test a New Skin Product
Dab a small amount on your inner arm twice a day for 5 days. If you do not have a reaction, it is likely safe to apply to your face.
How to Protect Your Hair From Styling Tools
Coat hair with a silicone-based product. When it's dry, divide it into sections. Don't use the iron for more than 4 seconds per section.
How to Fake a Flawless Complexion
Wear a warm, pink shade of lipstick. It draws attention away from blemishes.
How to Cleanse Dry Skin
Keep showers short. Use unscented cleanser and warm water, not hot. Pat your skin with a towel, leaving it damp. Apply moisturizer within 5 minutes.
How to Make Your Own Natural Tooth Paste
- 3 parts baking soda
- 1 part salt
- 1 drop peppermint essential oil
Mix the baking soda and salt. Add a drop of essential oil for flavor.
How to Tell if Your Makeup Brush Is Bad
Dip the brush in shadow or blush. If color falls off before you get the brush to your face, it's no good.
How to Choose the Best Red Lipstick
Fair skin needs a bluish red, medium skin looks good in brick red, and dark skin can wear a brownish red.
How to Avoid Razor Bumps
Apply a glycolic acid-based shaving cream. Using a single-blade razor, shave with the direction of hair growth.
How to Hide a Pimple
The same drops that work on red eyes will reduce the redness of a pimple. Just dab it on with a cotton swab, then top with foundation and concealer.
How to Beat Breakouts
Use skin-care products as directed. Too much of an active ingredient can lead to clogged pores and blotchy skin.
How to Make a Bold Statement
Draw a thick amethyst or green line on top of your usual daytime eyeliner. Stay close to the lash line.
How to Make Your Own Exfoliation Scrub
Mix a teaspoon of white sugar, corn meal, baking soda, or cooled coffee grounds into your daily cleanser.
How to Chill Out Puffy Eyes
Put crushed ice in a washcloth and apply it under your eyes.
How to Thicken Brows
Using a powder-based eye pencil similar to your hair color, make light dashes on your brows and blend them in with a brow comb.