Month: July 2017

How to get through a busy week with good (if not amazing) skin

An ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure. The smartest approach would be to get prepared early (no brainer huh), eat clean and healthy, maybe do a 7-day juice detox before that busy week. But hey, we rarely have the luxury to know if we are going to be stressful in xx days time until we are actually in the situation and with 3 zits popping up (me last week).   Bad skin is just piling up on the stress you already have. If you cannot stop being busy and stressed, try to find a way to manage it. Last week, by some miracle or due to the remedies I did, I was able to make my stress pimples disappear in a week and my skin did not go down the path of absolute sh**hole- thought you can try some of them for when you are in need.   Supplements Other than trying really hard not to stress eating , supplements are really useful for helping your body and skin handling stress. I did not …

Makeup Brushes – for Beginners

When I first started using makeup, my 10 fingers are all I have to apply products: middle fingers for eyeshadows, index fingers for foundations… Everything works ok until I end up with uneven foundation, unblended shadows and dirty fingers that stains everything I touched.   Beauty brushes is a hard terrain to explore. Why there are so many? What are they for?  They may seem like an extra step, but if you get hold of the right ones, your application process will me much more smoother and faster.   Foundation:   I recommend keep 2 brushes and 2 beauty blenders/sponges in your collection; as they can get dirty really quickly and you don’t want to get acnes because of them. I like to use a kabuki / flat head brush first, and use a circular emotion to roughly blend in the foundation, then use a damp beauty blender/sponge to pat in foundations and make them look seamless and more natural.   My favorite and most-used foundation brush is the Sigma kabuki brush, it has dense but …