What woman doesn’t want to look and feel her best? The good news? Now-a-days can “up” your glam factor quickly, easily, and on-the-cheap!
You will be shocked at how the simple beauty secrets below can make such a huge impact…and at how fast you’ll be turning heads everywhere you go!
Happy, Healthy Hair: Give your locks a silky, natural shine, without spending a fortune on salon treatments. Just massage a tablespoon or two of olive oil onto your scalp, as well as on any dry, split-ends. Next, wrap your hair in a warm, moistened towel and relax for about 30 minutes. Shampoo your hair thoroughly to rinse out all the oil, and repeat shampooing as necessary. Finally, style your hair as usual. It will be more radiant and manageable than ever, and your friends will think you spent a fortune at the stylist!
Glowing Skin From Within: To keep your skin looking healthy and radiant, try unclogging your pores and getting rid of dull, dead skin cells.
Fill the sink, or even a bowl, with extremely hot water. Stand over the sink or bowl with your face close to the water for several minutes, allowing the steam to open your pores. Then, while your face is still damp, massage an exfoliator over your face and neck area. I suggest a natural walnut, apricot seed, olive seed or even crushed bamboo-type scrub. Rinse well and complete your at-home facial with your favorite deep cleansing clay mask. Massage a healthy layer over your face and neck. Wait 10 minutes for the clay to dry and wash thoroughly. Complete the process by rinsing with cool water to close your pores, and follow with your daily moisturizer, as usual.
Hydration Help: Speaking of moisturizers, did you know that no matter what skin type you are, you should be using a moisturizer? Sounds simple enough and yet some people think that if they have oily skin, they don’t need one. NOT TRUE! You just need to find the moisturizer that’s right for you, maybe even a light, oil-free moisturizing lotion. As an added bonus, you will discover that by using a daily moisturizer, your make-up will go on more evenly and last longer throughout the day, giving your skin a fresher look.
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“Eye-Mazing” Peepers: Here’s another tip that most people don’t know about. Give your eyes that magic sparkle by using moisturizing eye drops a couple times throughout the day. Staring at the computer and smart phone screens can take a toll on your eyes, so don’t leave home without a bottle of eye drops in your purse!
Luxe Lashes: Want to really add impact to your look? Try curling your lashes! Blast your regular eyelash curler with a hair dryer for a few seconds, and then use as normal. The heat will help hold the curl and even help prevent mascara from smudging!
Anti-Aging Advice: Now that you think you are ready to hit the scene, hold up! Many women neglect the two areas that are the true telltale signs of aging – the hands and décolleté (the upper torso, including your neck, shoulders and cleavage). The skin in these areas is much different, but still needs exfoliating, moisturizing, and even Vitamin C enriched products to help firm up the skin, balance out skin tone, and reverse sun damage. Include your hands and décolleté area in your skin care regimen – and no one will ever be able to discover your true age!
Who says you can’t improve on Mother Nature and turn back the hands of time? These beauty secrets hold a powerful punch to unleashing the healthier, younger, more glamorous looking you!
David Pollock is a global beauty expert who has formulated products for some of the most recognized names in the business. He is a published author, radio personality and was recently named one of the “20 to Know” by Global Cosmetics Industry. Today, David is empowering women to take control of their health and beauty. Subscribe to his free newsletter at www.JustAskDavid.com.
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