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Top 7 Beauty Commandments

Make up can definitely do wonders for us. It can accentuate our best features and it can also hide any spots or blemishes. It’s one of the reasons why many women love to play around with it because there is so much that you can do. However, it is very important that you have to learn the basics so that your will be able to get good results every time. Here are 7 beauty commandments that you should always keep in mind.


1. Highlight Your Best Features

Most of us use make up in order to cover imperfections. However, it can also be used to play up our best features. If your eyes are your best feature, play it up with mascara and eyeliner. If you have high cheekbones, place a highlighter on the highest point of your cheeks to give it dimension. If you have luscious lips, a good moisturizing lipstick can do the trick. You can also put a little bit of highlight on your cupids bow so that your lips will appear fuller.

2. Don’t Apply Blusher To The Apples of Your Cheeks While Smiling

We are all aware of the old make up technique where we have to smile so that we can locate the apples of our cheeks. This technique is not advisable especially as we get older. If you apply it while smiling, chances are, the blush will not be applied on the apples itself. It will appear just below it. Instead, apply it on the highest points of your cheekbones.

3. Don’t Overpluck or Over Arch Your Eyebrows

Never, ever over pluck your eyebrows. Your eyebrows are made that way for a reason because it frames your face beautifully and naturally. Thin eyebrows are out, youthful eyebrows are in. There are techniques that can help you shape them without having to worry about over plucking.

4. Avoid The Shimmer Overload

Applying shimmer on your face is really beautiful because it adds life to your face. However, too much of a good thing can be bad. Only highlight the areas that you want to feature and leave it at that. There always has to be a balance in everything.

5. Be Aware of Your Eye Shape

If you are doing your eye make up, it is important that you have to know your eye shape so that you would know how to accentuate it properly. If you have far set eyes, use a makeup technique that makes them look narrower. If you have small eyes, there are methods that you can use to make them look bigger.

6. Choose Your Nude Lip Wisely

Nude lips are all the rage now but choosing the right one is important. You wouldn’t want to look dead and pale. Choose a shade that closely matches your natural lip color.

7. Don’t Believe In Everything That Is Written In Beauty Magazines

The products that you see in the beauty magazines are there for a reason. The magazine gets paid in order to have their products featured on their pages. You may or may not buy those products, but it is always essential not to be impulsive about purchasing each and every one of them. Try to look at product reviews and blogs so that you’ll be able to have something to look as a reference tool before purchasing a particular product.

These tips will most definitely help you especially if your are just starting with make up. May they be able to make it easier for you so that you would be able to have freshly made up face every time.