With expert advice and care tips from a couple of plant experts, we’ve identified 15 beautiful plants that will thrive in even the least plant-friendly places. Getty Images Shine up your look with these in-depth beauty tips drawn from over 75 years of Women’s Day magazines. If you’re out of eyeliner or don’t know how to wash your bathing suits, the following fashion and beauty tricks will make your life easier.
Rip your new shoes by putting on a pair of thick socks, then put on your shoes and blow dry your feet over medium heat for a few minutes. Also, apply a heat protectant setting spray to damp hair to protect the hair. Let your hair dry by sitting in the sun or use a hair dryer – the heat will lighten the strands.
If you often use straighteners and curling irons, spray a heat protectant spray on your hair before styling. Always start with a primer as it helps smooth the skin and creates the perfect base for the rest of your makeup. It will help to apply an even, smooth pencil to the mark the first time. Use a moisturizing body lotion every day and try applying it to damp skin (as this ensures maximum absorption).
The oil can prevent the penetration of surfactants (found in shampoos and other hair care products) that can damage the hair. Constant shampooing will make your hair dry and your scalp will produce more oil to compensate for the loss of moisture. Instead, use dry shampoo and tie your hair into a braid or ponytail when it gets a little thicker. Also, be sure to protect your hair from moisture (rain will definitely ruin your mane) and touch up your hair in the morning with a hairdryer and a round brush.
To keep your hair looking lively, use a sea salt spray or thickener before drying. For quick root coverage, use a dry shampoo spray to color your hair. If you don’t have this product on hand, use eyeshadow (the shade closest to your hair color) for a quick fix. Dip the angled makeup brush into the mascara brush and apply to the lids like a liquid eyeliner.
Blend with your finger or a cotton swab, then apply to the skin as a regular moisturizer. Do not apply moisturizer to your face, as it will take 10 minutes or more for it to absorb into the skin before your face is ready for makeup. Using too much of this product occasionally throughout the day will make your skin look chapped because you’re just layering your makeup on top of other makeup. Take good care of your hair after coloring and use color-protecting shampoos and conditioners to prevent further damage to your color-treated hair.
When your hair is 60%-70% dry, you can blow dry your hair from the roots with a blow dryer. For long-lasting curls, make sure your hair is completely dry before you start using the curling iron. Use a root makeup remover for quick styling, followed by hairspray.
So your jeans will last longer, and the color will not fade as quickly. Constant application of nail polish will make them brittle and brittle. For a perfect nail polish application, apply petroleum jelly to the nail cuticle with a Q-tip and your fingers won’t look dirty.
Getty Images Getty Images 7 of 75 Add shine to your hair Always rinse out conditioner (which should be applied to the ends) with cold water to seal cuticles and enhance shine. Jupiterimages Getty Images 3 of 75 Comb your hair from root to tip Comb your hair from root to tip every night.
It will also help prevent dandruff and other irritating conditions of the hair and scalp. The conditioner will soften the hair on your legs, making it easier to shave (and make your skin silkier). Rinsing your hair with beer helps restore moisture to the strands, while using vinegar will increase light levels.
When using shampoo, dilute it in half a cup of water and use it to wash your hair. Choose a sulfate-free shampoo, as sulfates can irritate and dry out the hair cuticle. Beauty Photo Studio Getty Images 13 of 75 Choose Your Shampoo Carefully If you dye your hair, look for shampoos and conditioners that are sulfate-free and free of harsh detergents.
Thinkstock 15 of 75 Beautiful Brows Soften skin before pinching by dabbing with a cotton swab dipped in warm water or cream. Westend61 Getty Images 16 of 75 Pluck in the direction of hair growth with tweezers. Lena Clara Getty Images 19 of 75 Straight Brow Hair To keep your brows unruly, apply hairspray to an old toothbrush, then comb your brows up and down.
Use tape under your eyes to catch any deposits and keep the color away from your cheeks. Also make sure to wear them correctly, with the waves facing down so your hair stays in place. “Be light on your bronzer and make sure your neck is the same color as your face.
You may like the warm, bronzed skin you get from sunburn, but this will lead to sun spots, wrinkles, and discoloration later on. Make sure the toner is alcohol-free so it doesn’t dry out your skin. To keep your hair color vibrant longer, use shampoos and conditioners designed for color-treated hair.
Coloring your hair in a salon has a number of advantages over having it done in the bath, as professional stylists usually do trials to make sure you get the exact color. Those suffering from sensitivity and hair damage should try a “scalp detox” to cleanse the skin without stripping it of its natural oils, according to Lin. Eugene Davis, celebrity hairdresser, suggests using an avocado oil hair mask. To make the perfume last longer, apply a small amount of Vaseline to the skin where you will be spraying the perfume.
For makeup that lasts all day and night, use a make-up fixer, such as a setting spray. According to makeup artist Kelly Bartlett, this will help the product fully absorb each wipe, starting with the one you use next. Just outline the lips as usual and then fill them in with color. Because exfoliating lips is the key to flawless lipstick application, you won’t want to skip this step of your beauty routine.
If you don’t give your body time to recover, your skin won’t look fresh and radiant. If left uncleaned, dead skin cells can make skin look dull, dark, bumpy, and dry.
You can get makeup brush cleaner from a pharmacy or beauty store, or just use shampoo and conditioner to clean your brushes like you would your own hair. To tame frizzy hair, spray a small amount of hairspray on your toothbrush and then use it to comb through frizzy strands.