Monday, May 10, 2010

InStyle: Hair & Makeup Secrets to Go

I was reading the latest issue of InStyle magazine, and they have a flap next to page15 that features hair and makeup secrets. And so I thought that it'd be nice to make a post about it and share the tips with all of you. :D

*not in same order as in the magazine*

1. Concealers with peachy undertones help hide undereye circles the best. The warm shade neutralizes dark circles.

2. Minimize sun damage and look flawless with a mineral-based foundation. The minerals offer natural SPF, so they increase the efficacy of your regular sunscreen.


3. To numb eyebrows before tweezing, place a bag of frozen peas on your brow bone for two minutes.

4. Dab cream blush on lips instead of lipstick for a hint of color. It deposits pigments without the glossiness for a more natural finish.

5. Lipsticks that are more blue-based (think cherry red) counter teeth's yellow hues.


6. To remove hair products, apply shampoo to roots a few minutes before showering. The undiluted soap starts immediately unlocking the buildup from strands.

Great tips to know, right? Thanks, InStyle!

Have a great week ahead, everyone! :D


*all images from Google*

27 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing. Hm, about the peas, though... don't know about that!

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  2. shampoo! thts so interesting!

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  3. I definitely agree with the blue-toned red lipstick thing, orangy reds make my teeth look so yellow!

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  4. Cafe Bellini-- you're welcome! haha, i don't usually do the whole frozen bag of peas thing either. :)

    Kakes-- yup, i didn't know that. :)

    missy_ellie_uk-- yup! :D

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  5. amazing tips right here, will definitely be using these pretty soon!
    xxx

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  6. Suyinsays-- InStyle has really great tips. :D

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  7. Oooo pretty gd idea with the shampoo, gona try that out lol =D xx

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  8. xWHLo-- the shampoo tip really is interesting. :D

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  9. These are all such wonderful tips! I'm so happy I stumbled across your blog. I'm definitely going to use the cream blush on my lips b/c it sounds like a brilliant idea. Oh, and also the shampoo one is priceless!

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  10. I must be the only one that *always* leaves the shampoo in my hair for a few mins then rinses it off to get all the dirt off :) Some shampoo's suggest this....I think Kerastase and Phyo does :)

    I will give number 5 a try :)

    xo

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  11. Great tips. =] Is this from the latest instyle mag? I'm waiting for mine to come in the mail.

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  12. omg. these are very good tips. especially the last one. i will definitely try it:D

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  13. My sisters should use a bag of frozen peas before I pluck their eyebrows!:D

    Good read.:D Thanks for sharing, Mimi!:D

    http://allthingsmarie.blogspot.com/
    BEAUTY. FASHION. DESIGN.
    ...and everything girly under the sun!

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  14. Ohh awesome, thanks for sharing :D

    The first one is verrry helpful, i don't get much sleep :P

    Julie@
    http://yourstalkerslittlesister.blogspot.com/

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  15. Jennifer Fabulous-- i like the cream blush tip too. thanks for stopping by my blog. :)

    beautyandthebeast-- :D

    Leenda-- yup, it's from the latest instyle.

    Carrie-- everyone loves the shampoo tip. :)

    Marie-- :D

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  16. Julie-- they are super great tips. :)

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  17. Thanks for sharing! I never though to start shampooing before getting in the shower!

    Chic on the Cheap

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  18. thanks for sharing! that concealer looks so dark... i wonder how well it works :P wanna try!

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  19. Great tips.. thanks for sharing. :) My sister uses instant coffee in her hair in the shower, once a week to clarify her hair.. cheap and does a great job.. plus who wouldn't want to smell like coffee!!! mmmmmm...

    xx Love & Aloha

    *Swing by my blog to enter The Pagestoppers giveaway!

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  20. Yay for red lippy!

    Vanilah xx

    www.vanilah.blogspot.com

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  21. Thanks for sharing, hun! The tip to using frozen peas is very good!!!

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  22. LyddieGal-- you're welcome! i'm happy to share. :)

    Frances-- that concealer is just an example i got from google. it doesn't necessarily have to be that exact shade. sorry for the confusion. ;)

    sharonlei-- wow, coffee? that sounds good. :)

    VanilahFashion-- yay! :D

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  23. i loveeee the red Lancome lipstick!
    so nice in winter especially!
    awesome blog!

    xx
    www.mysterybruises.blogspot.com

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  24. Mystery Bruises-- thanks! and yup, red lipstick is good. :D

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  25. cool tips!
    I am definitely going to try the frozen peas on my eyebrows so it wouldn't hurt too much!

    :)


    http://vivalabreee.blogspot.com/

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