Quick Beauty Tips for You

download-24Most of us do not have the time for an elaborate beauty routine before we get ready for work. Whether you are a working girl or a new mom, makeup and skin care is the last thing on your mind when you are rushing to get your work done. But no matter how busy you are, looking good and presentable is something that is essential.

Quick and Easy Beauty Tips

Here are some tips that you can make use of when you do not have much time to spare.

  • One makeup product that you simply cannot do without is a concealer. The key for having a luminous blemish-free complexion is to get the right shade of concealer. Do not buy concealers that are several shades lighter than your skin, as you will end up looking too pale and made up. The correct way to apply concealer is to dot the concealer on your face, on areas that need maximum coverage, like under the eyes and around the nose. Now gently use you fingertips to blend the concealer in gentle outward movements. When you are done, dust some loose powder to set the makeup.
  • If you have fairly good skin, you do not need to apply any foundation. Applying foundation takes time and if you are not careful, by mid afternoon it starts caking and streaking your face. Instead, you can apply a light concealer for problem areas like under eye dark circles and brown spots. To replace foundation, you can also opt for a tinted moisturizer. This gives you medium to light coverage with a natural dewy appearance that lasts all day long.
  • When you apply lipstick, make sure that you do so with a lip brush. Apply a lip liner in a shade that closely matches your lipstick shade and avoid using a dark liner with a light lipstick. Lipsticks hold better when the lips are smooth and free of any cracks, so make sure that once a week you exfoliate your lips with a soft baby toothbrush. Applying a bit of lip gloss right in the middle of your lower lips will give it a more plump and luscious look.
  • One of the best and quick tips is to apply concealer on the top of your lip line to instantly make your lips appear fuller and more defined.
  • If you suffer from puffy eyes, then here is a quick beauty tip to get rid of it. Keep two spoons in the refrigerator overnight and then place them under you eyes for a few seconds. To open up your eyes use an eyelash curler. Just hold the curler as close as possible to your lash line and press for a few seconds. Apply two sweeps of volumizing mascara, allowing the first coat to dry before applying the second coat.
  • Ditch the boring black and brown eye liners and go for colors in eye makeup. Do not be afraid to experiment with different hues of eye liners and eye shadows. Use navy blue, turquoise, moss green, and bronze eye liners to define your eyes. Avoid using liquid eyeliners as they look too harsh. Use a soft eye pencil instead. If you want eye shadow to last all day, make sure that you apply a primer on your lids before applying eye shadow.
  • If you have a pale complexion, nothing brightens it up more than a quick sweep of blush. Use a formulation that you are comfortable with, and make sure that you apply it only on the apple of you cheeks to get an even appearance. Gel and mousse formulas are longer lasting and work well for oily skin.
  • When you do not have the time to shampoo your hair, and it looks a little limp and oily, a quick way to revive those strands is by using a bit of baby powder on the roots of hair. Just tilt your head after applying baby powder and brush it with a big paddle brush. It will give you instant volume and the powder will soak up any excess oil.
  • When you have a bad hair day, do not waste time and effort to blow dry your hair. Just pull back your hair into a low ponytail or create a chignon to look polished and chic.

These were some tips that will not only make you look gorgeous, but can also be done in very little time. You also need to take care of your hand and feet to look polished and well-groomed. Go for a monthly manicure and pedicure, and apply a good moisturizing lotion on your hands and feet to make them soft and supple. Purchase the right makeup tools and never compromise on quality products. Lastly, do not forget to spritz yourself with your favorite perfume to feel fresh all day.