The great 7 steps on Beauty problems
Thanks to the Beauty blogs, online publicity and makeup tutorials, there has been an increasing interest in cosmetics and beauty products.
We know a lot about beauty but even so, there are still problems we cannot solve. We know the theory but what about the practice?
Here you have some of the most common beauty problems and their suggested solutions.
Problem: “My brushes are shattered and lost hair.”
Solution: Wash them frequently. Residues are left in the make-up brushes and if left for too long, they get spoiled. We recommend washing with mild soap once a month to remove accumulated hair oil and pigments, either synthetic or natural. Let them dry flat on a piece of paper or a towel.
Problem: “My concelaer covers dark circles but it is too thick.”
Solution: Applying a thick layer of concealer may not be the best to cover dark circles. Liquid products are often easily absorbed, covering without weighing it down. Try the orange tones to counteract the blue-gray tones. If you don’t get to cover them all, apply a thin layer of shinnig powder over the concealer
Recommended products: Effacernes Longue Tenue de Lancôme & Natural Finish Cream Concealer by Shiseido, Meteorites by Guerlain, shinning powders.
Problem: “Everytime I apply gloss, a white coating appears on the inside of muy lips.”
Solution: When the lips are dry, the particles may remain in the folds and form a sticky white film. Try to exfoliate lips before applying gloss or opt for “only bright” formulas, non-color particles to prevent this.
Recommended products: Lotion All About Lips by Clinique, anti-wrinkle concealing serum Perfectionist by Estée Lauder, lip-gloss Rouge Allure extrait de gloss by Chanel & Ultra Gloss Dior Addict.
Problem: “A few hours after applying my mask, I find traces of product on my eyelids.“
Solution: This happens because the mascara gets in contact with the eyelids skin oils. If you do not use eye shadow to conceal imperfections, apply translucent powders on the area or a pre-foundation cream.
Recommended products: Spider Eyes Mask by Helena Rubinstein, Ombres Duolumière by YSL.
Problem: “I remove my makeup before bed, but even so, I wake up with residues.”
Solution: It is obvious that your cleanser does not work. Whether face or eyes, try other formulas, not only based on soap. Perhaps gels, oils and tonics for each face area may be your solution.
Recommended products: Gel remover Gelee Fondante & Tonice lotion for very oily skin, both by Clarins.
Problem: “The skin around my nose is red.”
Solution: The appearance of redness may be due to many factors, so we recommend to consult a dermatologist in case of need. Sometimes it may be due to broken capillaries because of cold. Other times it may be other minor irritations. In that case, check your beauty routine, as the nose folds usually dry out more than other areas, especially in the case of combination skin causing redness. Use adequate products for your skin type or combine products for dry-oily skin. When applying makeup, you can try using a concealer in yellow tones to neutralize skin redness.
Recommended products: Redness solutions by Clinique: Foundation, Cleanser for red skin & Anti-redness moisturizer.
Problem: “My self-tanner stains the sheets.”
Solution: Try applying your self-tanner in the morning. A few hours after application, take a quick shower to remove residual product accumulated in the upper layer of the skin. If you apply it in the evening, a way to prevent staining is to apply talcum powder with a brush once the skin has been dried. The powders will create a barrier which prevents the self-tanner from leaving any trace.
Recommended products: Self Tan Fast Dry Bronze & Natural Face Bronze, both from Lancaster or Bronze Goddess spray by Estée Lauder.
Have you ever had any of these problems? How did you manage?