Thanks to well-applied concealer, we look like our two hours of sleep was really ten, our blemish-sprouting skin is actually flawless, and that scar on our upper left eyebrow faded years ago. It’s called concealer for a reason; because it hides all of our facial imperfections. But poorly applied concealer can do more harm than good. Why cover under eye bags if you are just going to look like you have yellow rings instead of purple ones? And why bother slathering product on a pimple if the makeup will only make it more noticeable? Learn how to apply concealer the right way with the right techniques, and see the right results.
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Alicia Silverstone, potentially Hollywood’s most devout vegan, has a new book out about her nutritional vision called The Kind Diet. Fortunately, you don’t have to become a full-on kale-munching vegan to adopt Silverstone’s doctrine. The plant-based regime accommodates dieters of three levels, where at the lowest, you “flirt” with the idea of veganism by making a few key changes in your diet, and at the highest, the “superheroes” go all macrobiotic. (Corny!)
Hold up a second! Don’t plunk down another 50 bucks (or, uh, $100+) for the newest/latest miracle in a bottle—at least when it comes to getting rid of wrinkles. I’ve got something way better for you — adopt a pet! According to celebrity dermatologist Jessica Wu (and numerous studies), people become more relaxed and their blood pressure drops when they’re talking to pets — which isn’t the case when they’re talking to other humans, by the by. So your facial expressions also appear more relaxed, especially around the eyes, when you talk to your four-legged bestie. Really. The schmoopy way you talk to your dog or cat may actually soften your crow’s feet! Must. Find. My. Dog. Now. [Glamour]
When you want to go from pale to bronze, it is easier to turn yourself orange than it is to successfully self-tan. With our tips for getting a sun-kissed glow in your own bathroom, you’ll never fear looking like an oompa loompa again! Keep reading »
We use heels to look taller, spanx to look thinner, and bronzer to look tanner. But the easiest way to blow your tanning cover is with a sand-colored smudge on your sleeve or collar. Say buh-bye to the days of bronzer-stained clothing, after the jump. Keep reading »
We all chase the coveted goddess bronze, but sometimes our efforts do more harm than good. For instance, slathering on self-tanner only to end up looking like a Zebra and an oopma-loompa had a love child. Good thing The Frisky’s got your back with these tips for repairing a botched tanning job. Keep reading »