Wednesday, April 20, 2011

How to Look Great Without Makeup

There are times when makeup just isn't an option... you are either in a rush, traveling, or unequipped with your favorite products. This doesn't mean you can't still look great, and here is how:
Skin Care / Perfect Skin.
A good skin care routine is an absolute must to be able to get perfect looking skin without makeup. Exfoliating, cleansing, toning and moisturizing are a few essentials whether you decide to wear makeup or not and so is wearing sunscreen. Aside from these recommendations, you should also include additional rituals that are meant to help you look your best depending on your age. Steam facials might be particularly useful in your teen years, while a retinol cream is beneficial if you are trying to fight skin aging. Homemade facials, when chosen properly, can also help you get a more radiant skin naturally.

Emphasize your facial features.
When it comes to emphasizing the eyes, curling your lashes is a simple and quick solution. This simple gesture will open up your eyes while also emphasizing your eyelashes, even if you don't wear mascara.

Shape your eyebrows.
The shape of your eyebrows will also influence your overall look, so make sure they are properly groomed. It's a good idea to have your eyebrows plucked or waxed professionally initially to ease your efforts and ensure the best results.

Minimize under-eye circles.
Not using concealer can be a real challenge for those who want to correct dark under eye circles. However, there are plenty of options you can use to diminish this problem naturally. Although cucumber slices and tea bags are two popular homemade remedies that are used to solve this problem, some say that a low temperature is the secret to get rid of dark under eye circles and puffiness. Therefore, cold water or even an ice cube can be an effective solution to solve this problem relatively quickly.

Choose flattering hairstyles.
A good hairstyle can be just as important as a flattering makeup style. A hairstyle that flatters your face shape can hide a lot of flaws by changing the main points of interest or by creating all sorts of optical illusions. Do your best to find the hairstyles that most compliment your features and you will be one step closer to the desired look.

Wear colors that flatter your complexion.
A sensible clothing style is also essential in order to look great in spite of wearing no makeup. Paying attention to the color choices you make is extremely important. The right pop of color along with a few accessories can do wonders for your overall appearance, not just your face. 

When all else fails... resort to sun glasses!

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1 comment:

Skin Care said...

Excellent tips! With the touch of good skin care products and, of course, a lot of efforts in regulating and transforming your lifestyle, it's possible to have the perfect-looking skin.

It takes practice, discipline, and perseverance, top that with the expense of replenishing your supply of creams and oils. But in the end of the day, everything eventually pays off.