*In case you didn’t know office pencil sharpeners WILL not work well to sharpen your eye or lip liners. They will chew up your pencil when you go to sharpen them too. They are not a quality cosmetic sharpener. They are meant to be used for lead,charcoal or colored pencils in your office. And know theses pencils will not work for your eyes. I’ve actually had a client think it was a great beauty hack. Also the pencil can cut your curves or injure your eyes and skin. It’s not a beauty hack! It’s kinda dangerous. You can get an eye infection and incur some expensive doctor visits.
*Always buy the pencil sharpener by the pencil brand you buy. They are usually made for that liner. They ALWAYS work! Others will keep on breaking when you sharpen them. As well as waste your product. Once in a blue moon another brands pencil sharpener may work BUT that does not happen often.
The beauty tools you use matter, always think like a beauty PRO. Protect those pretty eyes, Peeps!
The weather is changing around the country and I hear you. Many of you are asking what to do to help hands and fingernails look their best. You can use expensive store bought products or you can use a combination of them with a go to your kitchen twist.
Natural Hand Soak
I like to soak my hands in a bowl of warm water and 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar. The acid from the apple 🍏 cider vinegar gently exfoliates the skin on your hands. Do this for at least 5-10 minutes.Rinse well and wash your hands with soap and water. Apply your favorite hand and body lotion afterwards. If you have more time take it and follow my next two steps below.
I especially love to do these treatments on Sundays when I have more time now.
Next, I like to use and apply a thin coat of a hydrating FACE mask on my hands. You heard me! Face mask. Your face won’t know you’re using a face mask on your hands but the hands on your skin will know. Leave on at least 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and a washcloth. Your hands will be even more hydrated and look better too.
Please note:A mud mask or a mask for oily skin will not do. Choose a creamy moisturizing mask.
Last natural beauty hack step is organic coconut oil I highly recommend you take those clean hands and apply coconut oil to them. Rub in on the fingernail beds,cuticles and tops and bottoms of the hands.Wrap your hands in saran wrap or simply enjoy the oil alone and leave on 5 minutes and rub into the hands and all over the nails. With all the hand washing we need to do and the weather this 15 minute or more treat will have the skin on hands on your hands feeling so good.
When you’re done you can rinse your hands but I blot my hands on a paper towel and ENJOY the healthy happy hydrated glow of your skin. (Be careful your hands will be a bit slippery for a bit).
*If you are allergic to ANY of the ingredients don’t use and skip the step or substitute with something else.
Cheap and so worth the few minutes it takes to do.
Afternoon delight or after dinner beauty while in quarantine. Dull dry skin needs your attention for your makeup to glide on like silk and for your skin to feel softer and look refreshed and smooth again.
This recipe’s anti-oxidants and lactic acid also help with fine lines and wrinkles.
What you will need is:
A bottle of red 🍷 wine
2 tablespoons of wine
2 tablespoons of plain Greek yogurt (organic)
*This recipe is for adults only please.
Another version can be by simply adding a teaspoon of honey 🍯 to the recipe. Very extra hydration.
Mix all of these in a small glass bowl.
Wash your face.
Apply mask ingredients to your face.
While the face mask dries sip a glass of heart ❤️ healthy wine 🍷 if you’d like.
Leave on at least 15 minutes.
Rinse off with lukewarm water and a washcloth.
Apply your moisturizer and eye gel or cream and you’re good to go.