Alcohol-free or not?

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You’re probably aware that excessive consumption of alcohol has a dehydrating effect on our skin and is not very healthy beauty-wise.  But what about alcohol-based skincare products?  Are products that contain alcohol definitely bad for our skin and therefore we should only use alcohol-free only products?

UV protection for our hands & arms

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I admit that I’ve been kind of lazy in taking care of my hands and arms.  Apart from applying hand cream, I’ve only started religiously applying sunblock on my hands and arms these two years after I noticed some age spots growing on them. 

Seriously, this part of our body is a tell tale sign of our age.  We can have really good skin on our face but if our hands are all wrinkled up and our arms are covered with age spots, that’s a dead giveaway.

Eyebrow embroidery for Asians

411879411 06f94ac9b7 m Eyebrow embroidery for AsiansEyebrows are a major part of being a woman and it’s very important to groom them because it gives you feminine power.  The eyes may be the window to the soul, but the eyebrows are their frame.  As a matter of fact, groomed brows can transform how we look by opening our eyes and lifting up our face. 

Tips on makeup brushes

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I was looking up information about makeup brushes when I stumbled upon this great site on make-up tips.  Very useful tips they have, and here are some relevant ones I’ve learnt about brushes.

Natural or synthetic brush
Natural bristled brushes are best as they are soft to the touch and are most effective for applying powder blush, face powder, eyeshadow or lipstick.  Synthetic brushes, which are much more affordable and are often more durable and harder to damage are best reserved for eyeshadow base, cream eyeshadows, and concealers.