Makeup is a big part of a lot of girls life, and the amount of products that makeup companies keep on releasing is insane compared to what we actually need. Unfortunately, makeup products are not cheap so you might want to shop wisely and spend money only on essentials that you need for an everyday look. If you are a beginner and need a little guidance on what to buy, continue reading because you are in the right direction.
Concealer and translucent powder
Realistically, you want to let your skin breathe and not put crazy tons of makeup on it every day. Foundation is not good for many things and using concealer only is more than enough to cover up your imperfections. Translucent powder, however, is not a step that you want to skip because you need to set up the liquid concealer and make sure that your skin does not appear shiny.
Eyebrow pencil or pomade
These past three years has been a big year for eyebrow products. People start to focus a lot of it because it frames your whole face beautifully. If you are just going to run errands, you can get away just with putting your eyebrow. Both eyebrow pencil and pomade works well and has their benefits and disadvantages, for example, eyebrow pencil will last you shorter than a pot of eyebrow pomade. But some people feel more comfortable with it because the application is easy and simple.
Eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara
Both of eyeshadow and eyeliner is optional, but most people would use waterproof mascara because it makes your eyes look more sharp and pretty. Though some girls would use eyeliner daily, it totally depends on the shape of your eyelid and how would you like to compliment your natural beauty.
Contour, blush, and highlighter
The purpose of contouring is more than just giving you a bone structure, but it is to make your face look more alive after putting on the concealer. The blush will make you look fresh while highlighter can give you the glow and dewy look. If you want to save money, a good tip is to use your lipstick as the blush.
To finish off the look, pick your favorite color of lipstick and transform your whole face. A pale lip will make you look like you haven’t showered and get ready. Don’t forget to also carry the lipstick with you so you can touch up whenever you need to.…
In the modern days, we tend to forget how important it is to maintain your body and skin, while juggling full-time work and also taking care of your children, in case you have them. Besides a skincare routine, you also need vitamins for your body and skin, often these vitamins are found in your food and also your supplements. But do not worry, here we have listed several important vitamins to maintain your beautiful skin, make sure that you read this article to find out more.
Vitamin c is the most famous vitamin to maintain your skin, it is found in foods such as oranges, kales, broccoli, and papaya. Besides using a serum for your face, you can also add up your vitamin c intake by taking the foods we mentioned before. Vitamin c will help with brightening your skin, fighting off acne, and provides you with sun defense.
Tip: in case you don’t have any time to prepare food that contains vitamin c, consider getting a vitamin c supplement that you can take every day. 500 mg is a safe dosage to take for your body and skin.
Mushrooms, spinach, chicken, cashews and cocoa powder are a good source of Zinc. The vitamin itself can help to fight off acne, boosting your eye health and also promoting heart health. The lack of Zinc is called zinc deficiency, which can affect more than just your skin and body, symptoms of zinc deficiency are weak immunity, diarrhea, digestive problems, skin rashes, acne, and many more.
Tip: although we mentioned that cocoa powder is an excellent source of zinc, make sure that you get the pure cocoa powder as processed cocoa powder might be a poor choice for your body.
We’ve talked about how vitamin c and zinc can help with acne, and perhaps acne is not your problem, and maybe it’s dry skin. Vitamin d can help with your dry skin while also helping you to fight certain diseases such as flu and heart disease. Food sources of vitamin d can include salmon, sardines, shrimps, egg yolks and milk. The safe IU (international unit) of vitamin D to take are 600 IU for children, teens, and adults, While seniors need around 800 IU for them to take.
Tip: in case you need vitamin D, and you do not have any foods or supplement for your intake, you can opt for a sunbath in the morning, not more than twenty minutes though.…