Archive for November 6th, 2006

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….

Finding the Right Size of Jeans

Finding the Right Size of Jeans

All jean sizes are not created equal. Finding your right size in jeans is trickier than other pants. That’s because of the variety of cuts, as well as the different types of denim used.  If jeans are stonewashed or have gone through some chemical dye process, they’ll pretty much stay true to size throughout washings.The amount of stretch can also alter what size you take. The general rule is that if jeans have some spandex in them you can go down a size, and if they have none you should go up a …