Beauty can be a lot of fun and there are so many ways one can either improve upon their appearance or change their look entirely. So whether you need more techniques to make yourself appear more like what you want to look like or if you’re looking for something new, take a look at the tips below.

If you want to restore the shine to your hair, you can actually use baking soda! Add a pinch of baking soda to your daily application of shampoo. Lather your hair as you usually do. This will make your hair retain its luster.

If you have a high forehead, you can use common cosmetic products to draw attention away to your face. Using a matte, powdered bronzer or blush that is one shade deeper than your normal shade, brush the powder along your hairline beginning at your ears. Use a cosmetic sponge to blend well, then brush your hair over the hairline.

When your skin loses its tan becoming pale in winter, a rosier tone can be attained by adding a pink or gold tone product to facial makeup. Apply the highlighter with a makeup sponge, dabbing it on your brows and fleshy part of your cheeks for a dewy look. Make sure you stop here; any more application will cause you to appear shiny.

Instead of applying false eyelashes that may fall off sometime during the day, use an eyelash curler. An eyelash curler will curl your lashes upwards and away from the eye, making your eyes appear bigger. Make sure you use the curler before applying mascara, or you’ll have to reapply it.

Try not using hot water when you take showers. Hot water will cause skin pores to expand, and you will lose natural oils your skin needs. You then are likely to wash them away. Try taking warm or lukewarm showers to retain your skin’s natural oils and keep it soft. This can also help save money on your water heating costs.

Torn fingernails can be mended with tiny fragments of teabags. First, empty a teabag of its leaves. Then cut off a little piece as big as the tear. Apply the bag, paint over it and the look will be complete.

Apply cream to your eyes every night. The skin around your eyes is delicate, and not as thick as the skin elsewhere on your face. This makes the skin around your eyes more prone to be lined and dry. Keeping the skin moist is a simple solution to that beauty problem.

Striking eyelashes can affect your looks in a major way, though. Before any mascara is applied, dust off your eyelash curler to use on those lashes. This will accentuate the eyes and make you look more attractive.

Beauty can be a very effective tool to have in your arsenal for whatever needs you may have. You may already have a defined look and want to know how to save time or you may want to learn something new for a fresh look. No matter your reasons, hopefully the tips above gave you some ideas.