Women want to look perfect at any age and when we look at photos of celebrities, we know that it’s possible. The first and the most important rule is healthy skin. Not everyone can afford a personal beautician, so we have collected tips from famous beauty experts that you can try at home.
The beauty of our skin depends on many things that we’re not always aware of. In order to avoid mistakes in the realm of skin care, it’s a good idea to listen to the experts. We have collected the most valuable recommendations from celebrity beauticians and at the end of the article, there is a great bonus that everyone will find useful.
1. Only drink coffee before lunch.
Hollywood cosmetologist Joanna Vargas recommends that coffee lovers not drink coffee after 2 p.m. Caffeine has a negative effect on the skin’s condition. but in the morning our metabolism is faster and caffeine is digested better than in the evening. Coffee can be replaced by water, herbal tea, juice, or mineral water. You will notice that this change will have a great effect on the condition of your skin.
2. Change your towels every day.
Cosmetologist Nerida Joy, who works for Jennifer Garner and Reese Witherspoon, thinks that skin health depends not only on the care it gets but also on how often you change your sheets and towels. They are a great environment for bacteria that eat dead skin cells and can cause different skin inflammations.
The doctor recommends changing towels every day; pillowcases — once every 3 days, if you have oily skin, or once a week if you have dry or normal skin.
3. Problem skin needs a delicate approach.
Celebrity beautician Christie Kidd recommends that anyone who has problem skin or acne not use scrubs. Instead, use light products that don’t contain alcohol or soap. This type of delicate care will remove acne and redness really fast.
4. Asian cosmetics are good for whitening and European cosmetics are good for tightening.
Cosmetologist Tiina Orasmae believes that most cosmetic products from Japan and South Korea are great for whitening the skin and that moisturizing creams that come from these countries are the best in the world. In Asian countries, light skin has always been considered beautiful and they also have dehydration problems, so they make these creams better than anyone.
When it comes to removing wrinkles and tightening the skin, European and American cosmetics are the best. Israeli cosmetics that are based on the salts from the Dead Sea are the best for acne.
5. Pause between using different products.
Cosmetologist and makeup artist Nissi McCoy recommends not using one cosmetic product right after another. She thinks it’s best to take short breaks (5-10 minutes) when using different products. You can use these minutes to eat breakfast, pick out clothes, or make a to-do list.
The skin needs time to absorb every product. It’s best if it does it on its own — massaging the product into the skin decreases its effect.
6. Use eye cream as your daily cream.
L’Oréal makeup artist John Barnet recommends using eye cream as a replacement for day and night cream. The thing is, eye cream contains a lot of nutrients that can penetrate deeper layers of the skin. This product increases the blood flow, moisturizes the skin, and removes small wrinkles. But, it’s best if you consult your personal cosmetologist before doing this.
And face cream can be a great alternative for moisturizing the area on the neck and cleavage, and also legs and arms.
7. Go to bed earlier and earlier.
Famous cosmetologist Fredruck Brandt recommends that his clients to go to bed 10 minutes earlier each day, than the day before. You should do this until you feel that you had a really good rest.
8. Clear your skin in 2 stages.
Skin expert Ellen Marmur recommends clearing the skin in 2 stages. First — using an oil-based product: this will dissolve sebum and remove dirt. In the second stage you’ll use a regular product for cleaning skin. This approach is great for people with acne and oily skin and those who live in big cities.
9. Use lavender oil to shrink pores.
The cosmetologist of Cameron Diaz and Gwyneth Paltrow, Anastasia Achilleus, revealed her secret to working with large pores: put a few drops of lavender oil on a warm towel, put it on your face for several minutes. Don’t push too hard. If you do this regularly (at least several times a week), your pores will shrink significantly and your skin will be smoother.
Bonus: You can use toothpaste to polish your nails.
Toothpaste is supposed to remove the dental plaque on our teeth, and it can also remove the outer layer of your nails to make them look polished and runway-ready. Just put some toothpaste on each nail and leave it for 10-15 minutes. After that, gently scrub your nails with a toothbrush and they will be brighter and whiter!