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Caring for the delicate skin of the neck area

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As we diligently care for our facial skin, let us also not neglect the delicate skin of the neck area. For irritations of the skin in the neck area, popular medicine suggests soothing procedures with salt.
After taking a bath or shower, rinse shoulders with the following solution: 2 tablespoons of salt dissolved in 4 cups of warm purified water. (more…)

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Common mistakes in applying makeup

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Makeup application is a delicate procedure. Following are the mistakes you should not make in applying it.
Mistake: Picking the wrong foundation
A woman wearing the wrong foundation is easily discernable in a crowd betrayed by the stained collar of her shirt. This means that the foundation she is wearing fits neither her facial nor her neck area skin color. (more…)



Homemade apple facial mask for dry skin

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Ingredients:
1 apple
1 teaspoon sour cream
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
Instructions:
Finely grate apple. Add sour cream and oil. Mix and apply to face. Leave on for 20 minutes. Wash with warm water and follow up with nourishing lotion.
If your skin is very dry, prepare for the procedure by giving your skin a hot compress prior to applying the mask.

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Rejuvenating facial skin

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After a certain age, facial skin starts to lose its beauty and radiance. After the 35th year, a woman’s skin becomes more and more dry and loses its elasticity. This is the time when deep wrinkles first occur and the effects of the environment become clearly visible.
Not everyone has the means or inclination for constant plastic surgery to correct the consequences of aging. There are however alternative methods – rejuvenating masks. In order to be efficient, they have to be applied at least three times a week. (more…)

The irreplaceable face powder

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Some time ago face powder was not appreciated. It was thought to be harmful to the skin of the face. This was due to the fact that among its ingredients were rice powder and chalk which immensely dried the skin. Besides, a face treated with such powder acquired an overly matted look with grayish undertones. (more…)

Homemade facial mask with cocoa butter

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Melt a chunk of cocoa butter the size of an ice cube. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1 teaspoon of coconut oil. Mix until thoroughly blended into a smooth thin paste. Remove from burner before boiling. Add 5-6 teaspoons of mineral water and let cool. Apply to face and leave for 20 to 30 minutes. Rinse with warm water. Rub skin with a cube of cosmetic ice. Procedure can be preformed morning or evening.

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Makeup Jenifer Lopez style

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The world famous singer always looks feminine and perfect. Her eye-shadows of choice are light, soft and radiant, accentuating her natural features. Now you can be just as feminine and perfect. Here’s how:
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After hydrating the skin, apply concealer around the eyes, including the inner corner, to hide any visible dark circles. A thin layer of concealer on the upper lid will make a good foundation for eye-shadows. (more…)

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