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The Importance of Using Brushes to Apply Mineral Powder Makeup

 
 

Makeup Brush Resting on Dish on Table

 
The most striking effects can be achieved using modern mineral powder makeup. From the popular natural look (is she wearing makeup or isn’t she?) to the most colourful party face, applying your cosmetics correctly can create a wide range of effects.

To achieve such artistry, the makeup professionals must use, as do all artists, the most appropriate and best tools. Anyone applying mineral powder makeup needs to use the right brushes to achieve the flawless finish to which they aspire.

Makeup brushes do work like an artists brushes, following the contours of the face to apply a smooth and even coverage with the minimum of fuss.

To save money, many women attempt to use their fingers to apply the makeup but are usually defeated by the mess that creates and the inability to get a smooth, natural finish. In addition, fingers are never 100% clean and can contaminate the cosmetics. Equally, using an unsuitable powder puff or sponge can also trap muck and bacteria, which could cause acne or other conditions, particularly if you have sensitive skin.

Also, when using anything other than brushes, you will find there will be a much greater wastage of the cosmetics.

When applying mineral powder makeup, you should always ensure the brushes are cleaned and dried after every use: in this way they will always be ready for the next drop dead gorgeous application of your mineral powder makeup!

If you are looking for a set of the high quality brushes to apply your mineral powder makeup, take a look at the range offered on LookRavishing.com.
 
 

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Mineral Powder Makeup: India Proves A Buoyant Market


Many women understand that one of the best healthy skin tips is to change from mass-market artificial cosmetics to mineral powder makeup using natural ingredients that help nourish the skin. Healthy skin looks that much more vital.

A second advantage of mineral powder makeup is that the various colours available can be mixed to achieve the right shade matching the wearer’s skin.

For these reason we should not be surprised that the market for such healthy makeup is expanding around the world; a new report from research agency RNCOS indicates that sales of mineral cosmetics are growing rapidly in India.

Price seems to have been an issue in previous years and leading manufacturers are responding by pricing their products more competitively. This means that sales are set to increase even more markedly in years to come.

Such a trend can only be reflected in other supposed ‘developing’ markets and manufacturers would be wise to adopt marketing policies to take advantage of the trend.

See more about the report on the RNCOS website.
 
 

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Healthy Makeup For Skin: Looking Healthy At Work



We all love to look good and one of the places we are seen by most people is at work. Healthy skin tipsare always welcome, especially when they make us look good as we work at our jobs.

Being seen at our best, looking and feeling ravishing, has lots of advantages at work. Studies show that employees who look at their best tend to get the better jobs and opportunities. Those who look attractive tend to get paid more too (one author suggests 3 or 4% more).

Of course we should not always judge people by their looks, but the reality is that we are judged in this way. Sir Richard Branson put it this way, “Never judge people by appearance, but remember that everyone else does.”

We can help ourselves by ensuring our clothes are the most suitable and that we appear neat and well groomed but are their any healthy skin tips to help us further?

We can help ourselves by ensuring we are hydrated all day. This will help our body function properly and ensure the skin looks plump and healthy. It also helps keep energy levels up. We don’t need to drink lots of water though as eating most fruit will also provide lots of hydration.

Wear mineral makeup powder as this provides nutrition for your skin and will not clog the pores (the cause of most acne). By mixing powders you can also match the colour to your complexion and the skin-friendly characteristics mean mineral makeup powder can be worn all day with few or no problems.

Use your breaks and off-time constructively. During breaks at work, you might consider using a moisturiser to keep your look and maybe it would worth keeping a toner handy too. Once you get home in the evening, make sure you allocate enough time to sleep. This will enable your skin to recover from the day’s stresses and will restore your energy levels for the day to come. Whatever you do, relaxation time is important too; take time out for a good gossip around the water fountain, with the family at home or with fellow commuters.

Above all, keep the stress levels low. A smile is always the best of the healthy skin tips and helps the workday pass by smoothly.

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Health And Beauty Tip Number 7: Applying Lip Gloss

 
 

Beautiful Lady In Pink With Lovely Lips And Eyes

 
The lips can be the focus of any look and applying lip-gloss can be the crowning feature of a regime using healthy makeup for skin.

As with the rest of the face, the lips should be looked after to make them glow naturally so one of the important healthy skin tips is to choose the products you use carefully and apply them carefully.

Lip-gloss can be used in a variety of ways. A clear gloss can be used to emphasise the natural colour of the lips or can be used to create a great lip colour. Lip-glosses can be bought in a range of colours and, if you have the time, layering applications can result in an amazing gloss effect. As with all makeup, experimentation can be very rewarding.

If you are using mineral powder makeup you could even try applying the powder to your lips before sealing it in with a lip-gloss. Try to see what colour work for you and have fun with it.

Matt lips work best in the day but the gloss really comes into its own in the evening. If your lips are dry you might even consider using a lip balm or moisturiser before applying a gloss. Make the lips the last job after working on the rest of the face.

You could use a lip liner first to define the lips. Then apply the gloss from the middle outwards. Don’t quite reach the corners of the mouth as the liner will work its way out there anyway and you don’t want a build-up in the corners.

Once applied, press your lips firmly together to ensure an even spread and you are ready to go.

Use mineral powder makeup to get the look you want and keep your skin healthy.
 
Go to LookRavishing.com to find a quality range of mineral powder makeup to get the look you want.
 
 

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Healthy Makeup For Skin: Keep It Simple

Many people must already know that the best look to aim for when applying all natural makeup, or any cosmetics for that matter, is the natural look. In other words, enhance your natural features without looking like you are wearing makeup at all.

Look at models and celebrities and compare them with teenagers who have only just started wearing cosmetics and you will see (in most cases!) that the more experienced wearers will tend to use all natural makeup and as little as possible.

In the same way, it is a good tip to enhance only one feature at a time. Professional makeup artists will rarely make the mistake of making every feature stand out.

Always use a good foundation as a blank canvas and then accentuate perhaps the lips or maybe the eyes – but never both together. Equally don’t redden the cheeks and use a strong lip colour too. Too much going on will make the whole effect overwhelming and too much like a clown.

Emphasizing the lips, for example, with a natural look in all other areas will give you a smouldering look that cannot fail to impress. Equally using your all natural makeup to promote the eyes and reduce the impact of the lips and rest of the face will draw attention to that feature and make you more intense.

As ever, you can play with your healthy makeup for skin and see how emphasizing each feature one-by-one changes your look. Have fun!

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Tips To Beautiful Skin: Avoid Toxic Cosmetics

More information has come to light that seems to support the idea of using all natural makeup to look good. There has been increasing concern over recent years over the toxicity of the skin care and cosmetic products we all use day-to-day.

In the USA, The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics has been spearheading the drive and has produced some useful healthy skin tips.

Basically they recommend looking for beauty products with as simple as possible ingredients list on the bottles or tubes. Always avoid those containing synthetic products, particularly fragrances.

Sadly the beauty industry is generally unregulated so it is better for us all to understand what we are putting on our skins. The advent of the Internet means we can research products and their ingredients more easily. Do not take claims of all natural makeup, for example, as trustworthy; marketing claims may not be all they appear to be.

Vote with your money. Once you have identified the best products to use, buy them and avoid the unhealthy ranges. This means the producers who genuinely have the health of your skin in mind will prosper and those who do not will suffer.

In any case, why keep your conclusions to yourself? Share your own healthy skin tips online so others can benefit from them.

Visit The Campaign For Safe Cosmetics website to find out more.

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Healthy Makeup For Skin: Makeup – Mascara Tips

 

The key to having beautiful eyes that grab attention is knowing how to use mascara correctly. Mascara is the crowning touch when you apply eye makeup. If you’ve always been nervous about mascara, you’ll benefit from these mascara tips.

1. Don’t ever pump that mascara wand! Pumping is where you push the mascara brush into the bottle over and over, hoping to coat it with more mascara. It will just encourage the mascara to clot up and dry out more quickly.

2. Not all mascaras are created equal, so take the time to choose the product that’s right for you. At the same time, be aware that a lot of them are pretty much the same. Don’t automatically trust a label that says you’ll get the best results with this mascara. Also, keep in mind that some mascaras (and mascara wands) are indeed different.

If you want extra long lashes then you’ll need to choose mascara that offers that formula. If you want thicker lashes you’ll need to choose a different one.

3. Another one of the best mascara tips is to buy more than one color. You can have a lighter color for the daytime because you want your makeup to look subtler. At nighttime you can have a darker, more dramatic color.

But you can buy mascara in almost any color under the rainbow– violet, for example. What you buy depends on the look you want either now or in the future. If you keep lots of different mascara, you’ll be ready for any event.

4. When you’re applying the mascara, always start from the root of your lashes. That might seem like the simplest of mascara tips but there are many people who have never applied it before.

As you slide the brush down your eyelashes, wiggle the brush a bit. Then you’ll maneuver the wand in the right position to work your way up the lashes. Apply a quick second coat for the most beautiful look!

5. Be quick when you apply the second or third coat! If the first coat is already dry, just leave it alone. If you still want to add an extra coat, you’ll need to wash the first one off and start over. If you don’t do this, you’ll create nasty clumps in your lashes.

It’s good to know how to use mascara properly, because it can create such a beautiful and dramatic look. Now that you know all these mascara tips, you have a solid foundation to work with. Why not give these tips a try today?

David Yu – writes about Short Hairstyles. He also writes about Best Router Table and Security Camera Wireless.

 
 

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Healthy Makeup For Skin: New Baked Mineral Cosmetics

Okay, so we all know we should take good care of our skin and many know by now that one of the best ways to do this is wear all natural makeup. This helps the skin to breathe and it also provides extra nutrition to keep that glowing complexion.

One range of such healthy makeup for skin that is starting to make an impact on the cosmetics scene – particularly with the makeup professionals – is the Proto-col range.

For some time Proto-col have offered a high quality range of cosmetics designed to help your skin be at its best but now the company has developed a new range that improves the benefits to the skin still further.

They have called it their Baked Mineral Cosmetics and it promises to help all women look ravishing.

The aim is to give flawless coverage whilst also smoothing the skin. The key ingredients include safflower, lavender, rosemary, green tea, magnolia bark and jojoba and these work with each other to provide an amazing synergy designed to rejuvenate and calm your skin.

The combination of these natural ingredients means the cosmetics are hypoallergenic while restoring the skins natural PH balance and healing any imperfections. Together the substances also protect your skin and the specific combination of safflower and magnolia bark helps the hydration of the skin and provides a protective barrier to retain the moisture and sooth any skin problems.

The range of healthy makeup for skin offered can seem fairly limited, with three or four colours of foundations, eye shadow and mineral shimmers, until you realise that all the products have light reflecting abilities, which makes them suitable to most skin shades.

In any case, these are mineral cosmetics so the different shades can be combined to find the perfect colour for your skin.

If you care about your skin and want to look fantastic during the year ahead then you probably owe it to yourself to take a look at the new healthy makeup for skin in the Proto-col Baked Mineral Cosmetics range to be found at LookRavishing.com.
 
 

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My Personal Healthy Skin Tips

 

 
My mother always laughed when I talked to her about the latest beauty product I had found and asked her for tips to beautiful skin. She had always washed with soap and water and had never used any face creams. Right into her eighties, she still had good skin – though obviously she hadn’t worried about trying to stop the wrinkles!
I am not so lucky and my skin gets dry easily. It is also quite sensitive – I learnt the hard way not to use strong soap if I didn’t want a puffy face! I don’t have a complicated skin routine. However, I am in my 50s and have managed to delay too many of the dreaded wrinkles so I assume I am doing something right. My healthy skin tips are simple and nothing we haven’t all heard before. These tips are:

  • Eat well – follow advice about healthy eating and drinking;
  • Protect your skin from the sun all the time, not just when you are sunbathing;
  • If you want a tan, read about tips for fake tanning and use of sunless tan lotions on this website;
  • Cleanse thoroughly with a gentle cleanser – even if you are really tired before you go to bed;
  • Find a moisturiser that suits you and use it;
  • Use a dedicated moisturiser around the eye area and be careful when applying – ‘be gentle’ is the order of the day.

There are no magic solutions and we are all different. However, we do all owe it to ourselves to look after our skin so, if you haven’t done so already, develop a routine that suits you and stick to it.
H.G.
 
 

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Selecting A Healthy Makeup For Skin

Many people now understand that using an all natural makeup rather than the more common chemical cosmetics benefits the skin.

The best makeup for your skin uses natural ingredients, which work with the skin rather than simply cover blemishes like so many other cosmetics. As a healthy skin makes you look good anyway, this means you are more likely to look at your best.

Equally a good brand of mineral makeup will be available in subtle shades: this makes it easier to achieve that holy grail of skincare – the natural look. A good beauty regime emphasizes the shape of your face, the attractive features we all have and helps give your skin the glow it needs. The key is to do all this without looking like you are wearing makeup at all.

The right cosmetics will be from an all natural makeup range containing fine mineral powders from natural sources. Unfortunately many brands contain talc, fragrances, alcohol and artificial dyes that often react with the skin and, as a result, a significant number of women feel they cannot wear makeup at all.

If you do have a problem wearing makeup it would be worth your while trying a good all natural makeup – you may well be surprised at the results.

Why not begin your search by looking at the great range of natural makeup to be found at LookRavishing.com?

 

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