Makeup

Things to Keep in Mind when you go Shopping for Makeup

Monthly visits to your favourite makeup store is always fun. There are always new products to try and you might come across pretty expensive stuff. However, keep a few things in mind before you swipe your card. 1 Do Not Wear Makeup  Avoid wearing any makeup when shopping. The best way to do counter testing is to do it on a blank canvas. Moisturise and apply a layer of primer to protect your skin. Always wipe out the product with a cotton swab once cleaned up.  2 Check Reviews Although most makeup companies do not accept billed products, the best...

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What is your makeup Lifespan

Although we tend to deny, we often forget that even our makeup products have a shelf life. But every product has its own life span and depending on its type their age differs.  1 Eyeliner Gel eyeliner can last up to 6 to 8 months since the constant dipping in the pot exposes it more. This increases the breeding ground for bacteria. A pencil eyeliner lasts longer since the lead is sealed and only exposed when sharpened.  2 Mascara Mascaras tend to dry out quicker, and thus can only be used for 3 to 6 months. A good way to...

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5 Lazy Girl Makeup Hacks

Having a series of makeup steps to follow every day can be quite the task, especially when you are short on time. However, you also have the option to invest in a few handy tools to minimise your efforts.   1 Blemish Remover A breakout right before a big event can be a mood killer. While there are several over-the-counter solutions, what works best is a concoction of crushed aspirin mixed with distilled water. Blend it until it becomes a paste. When left for a few minutes, it reduces inflammation and redness and decreases the size of the breakout.  2...

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Make-up for Oily Skin

Is your face shiny when you wake up and becomes greasy as the day goes by? Is your skin prone to blackheads, acne, and other breakouts? Does makeup look sticky or does it smudge easily? Then, my friend, you have oily skin. People with oily skin are less prone to develop early signs of ageing such as wrinkles and also have naturally moisturised skin. While it can be tricky to use make-up knowing that your face will start looking greasy before the day ends, there are ways you can make it better: 1 Use a Cleansing Lotion or Micellar Water...

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Winged eyeliner hacks

One of the biggest make-up fails is often the winged liner look. Kudos to the women who can manage to do it! For those who are struggling, let us make your life a little easier with these hacks to get that cat-eyed wing: 1 Use a Pencil or Gel-based Eyeliner Use a pencil liner or a gel-based one which comes with a brush, so that it is easy to apply, and you have more control over it. You can even use a kohl-liner and warm its tip over a flame to get a gel-like consistency, so it glides over smoothly....

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