Archive for December, 2012

Tips To Improve Your Skin After 50

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Skin care for old ageAge cannot and will not separate a woman from her beauty and there are today many healthy tips that help women maintain and regain their aura.

The skin changes texture after fifty and tends to loosen and sag, a natural phenomenon for any person of this age.

Some of the ways that arrest this natural process of ageing:

• Quit smoking as this causes premature ageing of skin.

• Sunbathing and skin tanning salons aggravate, age spots, freckles and blotchy complexion.

• Sunscreens like SPF 15 or more that guarantee protection against both UVA and UVB are recommended.

• Older women who have fair skin are more prone to skin cancer and must have an annual checkup with her doctor.

• Moisturizers to soothe dry skin and anti-ageing products help curb the ageing process.

• Consuming fresh vegetables, fruits and drinking lots of water ensure that the skin maintains its texture long.

How to take care of a fresh piercing

Friday, December 28th, 2012

body piercingPiercing is a form of art these days. In the earlier days piercings were restricted to ears and noses but today people especially the younger section of the society are getting every weird place in their body pierced. Though you can easily get a piercing done and walk out of the salon or parlor, the real challenge is to take care of the fresh piercing till it is healed completely.

Here are a few tips on how you can do so:

• The best and most important mantra is to let your piercing be. Don’t fiddle with it or move the earning too much just after getting the piercing made. Fiddling will cause infection as it will expose the pierced part to air and germs.

• Apply an anti bacterial ointment at least once a day or at night to prevent any infection. However do not disturb the piercing while doing so.

How Can Makeup Make You Lips Look Plumper

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

make up for lipsLuscious lips are one of the most inviting assets for a woman and can considerably boost her confidence. Plump lips establish the subconscious notion of fertility and youthfulness.

Long gone are the days of painful injections and expensive cosmetic surgeries. Make-up has come to the rescue. Make-up artists have revealed the simple fact that only proper make-up is enough to add a little volume to the lips.

Some tips:

• Light lipsticks and shiner finishes reflect more light that make lips look fuller. Dark shades must be avoided.

• Lips exfoliation and increasing circulation by brushing the lips with baby toothbrushes causes a temporary plump.

• Sweeping a tiny dab of colored gloss in the middle of both the lower and upper lips, applying a light glittery gloss or a white shimmery powder help create an illusion of fuller lips.

• Applying white pencil or a concealer that is one or two shades lighter than the skin tone on the upper border of the upper lip and brown eyeliner under the lower lip too creates the illusion of a shadow of plumper lips.