Lipstick.com loves a great tip for your skin, hair, nails, or makeup. It makes your beauty routine more efficient, faster, and/or easier. Here’s a list of our top tips.
How to apply Shine Spray correctly
You can avoid a shiny, wet look with spraying shine spray (Aveda Brilliant Spray-On Shine, $28, aveda.com), on your fingers and not directly onto your hair. Run your fingertips through the hair, focusing on the crown area and any other areas that are lit by light.
How to wear black eyeliner on your bottom lashes
You don’t have to line the entire bottom of your lashes. Instead, Shane Paish, makeup artist for Michelle Monaghan used this trick: “I lined halfway below the lid to give it a more defined edge and play with how the eye shapes,” he said. This makes the eye appear longer and more cat-like. This will strengthen the bottom lids, but you won’t have to close them completely. You can leave half of the eye open.
How to Use Matte Highlighter
If you are going to be in low-light situations and need to protect your eyes from flashes, consider using an off-white matte shadow under your browbone. Eduardo Martinez, a makeup artist, said that you don’t want your eyes to look like they have racing stripes.
How to make sure bold lipstick doesn’t cake or bleed
Mary Phillips, a makeup artist, applied the lipstick to Chrissy Teigen’s lips, then blotted it with a lip brush. This allowed for even coverage that lasted for many hours.
How to remove dark nail polish
Rub cuticle oil on each finger until it reaches the knuckle to prevent the color from transferring onto your skin. This will help keep it from staining the rest of the body.
How to Make Sure You Always Take Off Your Makeup Before Going To Bed
This is how you make sure that you don’t have any excuses not to remove your makeup no matter how tired, late, or lazy you feel. Keep a few face wipes near your bed (such as Simple Cleansing Facial Cleansers, $5.99, Walgreens.com). You can then reach for one and swipe it away while you sleep.
How to make your scalp stop stinging when you color your hair
Do you know how hair dye can irritate your scalp more than other colors? Francesca Fusco M.D. says that this could be because your scalp has dried out, causing micro-tears and raw spots. The solution is simple: moisturize!
How to Reduce Your Blowing Time
Harry Josh, hairdresser, suggests that we all should be cleaning the lint traps at the backs of our hair dryers regularly. This allows the dryer to continue blowing with full force and keeps it clean.
How to introduce new skin care products without putting too much pressure on your face
Eric Schweiger, Dermatologist: How can you start using new products without redness and breakouts? Make a “moisturizer sandwich”: Apply moisturizer first, then the product, and then another moisturizer.
How to get perfect beach waves
Ryan Trygstad, hairstylist, says that oil can be used to moisturize your hair and smoothen it.
How to Make Defined Brows
Two different powder shades were used by makeup artists to fill in the brows of models at the Rebecca Taylor fall 2013 show. The theory? The theory?
How to make your manicure last longer
To seal your nails next time you paint them, apply your topcoat or nail polish to the edges of your nails. It’s like pressing down on the Saran wrap edge. You need to keep the polish strong and fresh.
How to make your skin glow
Use a foundation brush to apply moisturizer. Why? It is relaxing and evenly applies the moisturizer. The moisturizer in the brush helps to thin the foundation a little, making it more transparent.
How to create a subtle highlighter
Amy Oresman, a makeup artist, likes to apply light-diffusing primer over tinted moisturizer. It acts as a subtle highlighter, even though it isn’t intended to be used in that way.
How to make your eyes look big and flirty
Make your eyes appear larger by applying mascara to two spots. The first is in the middle of your lashes. The second is at the edges. This beauty tip is more detailed.