Archive for November, 2006

How To Find The Perfect Pair of Jeans

How To Find The Perfect Pair of Jeans

Know what style looks good on you from bootcut, pencil legs, skinny, flare, loose, baggy, straight etc.Inseams matter, so know your inseam.Colors can slim you down or make you look different. Safest colors are dark blue, black and regular denim blue.Set a budget, some of these jeans can cost you up to $300, you can splurge too just make sure you have somewhere to wear them to as well.Look for comfort and everyday wear ability.Washes are paramount in deciding how your denim will look on you along…

Choosing the Right Pearl Necklace

Choosing the Right Pearl Necklace

For simple elegance there is nothing that compares to a pearl necklace. Choosing the right one can spell the difference between looking elegant or looking like your grandmother. Here are a few tips to help you find the perfect one for a smashing night out. AgeEven in pearls age plays an important role. For young women, the pearls you choose should be stick closer to the neckline. This is to show off your beautiful skin but only if you do have creamy skin to boast of. Otherwise go for the longer …

How To Apply Foundation

How To Apply Foundation

Moisturizer skin, then wait one minute for it to sink in. Wet a wedge-shaped sponge and wrap it in a paper towel to remove excess water. Squeeze a nickel-size blob of foundation on your palm and touch the thin end of the sponge to its surface. Beginning at the forehead, spread the formula in the fines layers possible on the skin, moving toward the nose, cheeks, and chin using short downward strokes. Foundation should fade away under the jaw. Dot a light weight concealer that matches your foundat…

How To Get Healthy Hair

How To Get Healthy Hair

Wash hair with a clarifying shampoo to remove product build up, which can prevent conditioner from penetrating the hair shaft, and rinse thoroughly. Generally squeeze out excess water from hair with an absorbent towel. Just avoid rubbing or tousling it, which can tangle the hair and even cause breakage. Rub a quarter size blob of deep conditioner between the palms and use your fingers to rake it through the hair, depositing more on the ends. If you have fine hair, use a little less and only put …

How To Get Soft Feet

How To Get Soft Feet

With a nonacetone remover, clean polish from nails and file them in one direction until flush with the tips of toes. Gentaly round them at the corners. Soak feet up to the ankles in a bowl filled with one part whole milk, two parts warm water, and three drops olive oil. Clean the nails with a soft brush. After ten minutes, remove feet and pat with a towel. Smooth rough skin by running a foot file or pumice stone over the sole and sides using long strokes—and shorter ones on the bottoms of …

Anti-Aging Skin Care

Anti-Aging Skin Care

Wash your face in the morning with a cleanser containing glycolic acid or as salicylic acid to exfoliate dead skin cells. Moisturize twice a day to keep skin hydrated. For day, use an SPF 15 lotion labeled “broad-spectrum.” To protect skin from the environmental damage that causes sagging, apply an antioxidant cream or serum on your face and neck (look on the label for ingredients such as green or white tea, idebenone, vitamins c and e, Coenzyme Q10, or alpha lipoid acid). Smooth on …

How to Take Care of Sensitive Skin

How to Take Care of Sensitive Skin

Study labels. Look for fragrance free, hypoallergenic products. Avoid those with a long list of ingredients. Select a creamy and moisturizer, and a sun block that contains zinc oxide. In the morning, cleanse, rinse with lukewarm water, and apply moisturizer while skin is still damp. Treat inflammation with a thin layer of cortisone cream for up to one week. If symptoms persist, see a dermatologist. At night, cleanse again and apply moisturizer. If needed, use a mild acne medication or anti aging…

How To Apply Blush

How To Apply Blush

Select a blush based on the color your skin turns when you pinch your cheeks. Choose a creamy one for all skin types except those prone to acne- then a powder version works best. Apply a thin coat of oil-free foundation (oil breaks down cheek color, making it rub off) to even out skin. If using powder blush, keep it from getting tacky by dusting the face with a loose powder. To apply cream or gel formulas, smile and dab blush on the apples of the cheeks. Pat color upward and outward, pressing it…

How to Apply Nail Polish

How to Apply Nail Polish

Remove old polish. File nails into rounded squares. Soak fingers in a bowl of warm soapy water for five minutes, then apply cuticle oil. With an orange stick, gently push back cuticles. With cotton around the end of an orange stick, dip in remover, then go over nails to wipe off oils. Apply a ridge-filling base coat. Dry for two minutes. Rest your forearm on a table and start by painting the pinky on your opposite hand. Place the brush tip an eight inch above the nail base, letting the bristles …

Tips For Wearing Perfume

Tips For Wearing Perfume

Apply fragrance after a shower. Hold the bottle at leapt two feet from your body and spritz once lightly at the feet, ankles, inner wrists, base of throat and/or behind the ears. Your skin type affects the amount of perfume you need to apply. Fragrance is more pungent on oily skin, so wear less. On dry skin, you should spray on a bit more. The nose acclimates over time, try to spray on the same amount everyday.Avoid rubbing your wrists together after spritzing them- friction can alter the scent….