I feel like I am surrounded by makeup all the time, granted it's TV makeup, which is a whole different thing, but still, I somehow remain makeup-challenged!
The new People StyleWatch comes to the rescue with a whopping 50 of the best beauty tips. Holly Carter, Beauty Director for People StyleWatch, highlights her top 5 favorites.
Nourish skin with a banana peel: After eating a banana, rub what's left on the inside of the peel onto your face and leave it on for at least 10 minutes. It's full of skin-softening minerals that will make your skin feel refreshed and soft.
Prevent frizz with paper towels: When you get out of the shower, scrunch out excess water, then repeat using a few sheets of absorbent paper towels. This will eliminate some of the frizz caused by the roughness of cloth towels.
Always check your makeup in natural light: It may sound basic, but it can really make a huge difference! You'll avoid arriving to work with stripy blush or patchy foundation by blending or fixing mistakes before you leave the house. If you have a dim bathroom, just check yourself out with a compact by a window.
Get an easy smoky eye: Just use eyeliner! Trace your eyes' inner rims and outer corners with black pencil, then top it off with a creamy shimmery gray pencil. Blend and smudge with your fingertips and there you go!
Repair damaged hair while you sleep: It's the best (and most convenient!) time to give your hair some TLC. Try applying a pre-shampoo oil to dry hair (just focus on the ends) right before bed once a week. Then in the AM, just rinse, shampoo and condition. You'll notice softer, shiner, healthier hair in about a month!
For more tips, People StyleWatch is on sale now.
-- Ryan Patterson
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