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We’re all about finding new tips and tricks to keep our hair and makeup on point and in 2012, we had a little help thanks to social media fave Pinterest. Our fellow pinners took to their beauty boards and shared some never-before-seen advice for StyleBlazers across the globe to try right at home.
From DIY makeup brush cleaners to manicures-made-easy, here are our top five tried and true lessons learned on Pinterest to bring into the New Year and beyond!
We generally try to clean our makeup brushes at least twice a month and while cosmetic companies make some great brush cleansers, a free alternative is always our preference! This simple solution had the makeup residue practically vanishing from our brushes, instantly making them squeaky clean yet keeping the bristles amazingly smooth.
Our tip: Ease up on the olive oil—oil and powder makeup is never a good combo!
Check out more new beauty tips on StyleBlazer.com.
Sometimes the best products to enhance your natural beauty are those created using items you already have on your shelves at home. While store-bought options are an easy go-to, they can sometimes have harsh or unwanted chemicals in them. More natural substances—often ones that you already keep in your kitchen–are usually very good for you and can help with various issues you may be having. Let these multi-purpose items serve you in ways you hadn’t even thought of!
Although makeup tends to be worn light in the summer, the cat eye trend has surpassed all beauty rules this season. Celebrities like Jessie J and Thandie Newton have taken the look straight from fall runways shows to the summer red carpet. From dramatic and thick to thin and subtle, the retro Bridget Bardot inspiration is easy to do.
To figure out how to do the perfect cat eye yourself, visit StyleBlazer.com.
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Beauty advice is best left to the pros. But when they’re not around, their top celebrity clients are the next best thing. From flawless skin to beautiful hair, celebs seem to know every beauty secret that we’ve been digging through magazines to find. Get beauty tips from some of our favorite starlets after the jump! Some of their remedies may be sitting in your kitchen right now!
Here are 8 beauty secrets from Hollywood’s biggest stars.
Rihanna swears by drinking lots of water to keep a fresh face. But the singer also can’t live without…
Head over to StyleBlazer.com for more tips and to see what Rih Rih’s other simple secret is.
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Summer weather presents a lot of challenges when it comes to keeping your makeup looking beautiful all day long. Melting foundation, disappearing eye shadow and running mascara are just some of the most common issues experienced. But the right products and a few adjustments to your routine can help you avoid these problems.
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WANTED: Beauty Fanatics Across the Globe
Are you obsessed with sampling new makeup and skincare products? Are you the gal’ that stops to try on highly-pigmented Long Last Lipstick, which vows to stay on, all day and night, while strolling through your favorite department store? Is your bathroom flooded with Dark Spot Correctors, High Impact Mascaras and Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotions? Yep, we’re talking you!
Now’s your chance to apply to be a Clinique Insider
Each year, Clinique handpicks 10 lucky beauty junkies to join their exclusive Insider’s Club. These beauty fanatics get first dibs on new skincare and makeup, then share their experience via blogs and videos with the rest of the world.
Madame Apply Now—And let your Personality Shine!
Visit Clinique.com and tell them in 50 words or less why you should be a Clinique Insider. Then, submit a one-minute video “audition” that demonstrates your passion for all things beauty and your ability to express yourself in a clear, thoughtful and engaging manner.
Why Be A Clinique Insider?
1) Sneak peeks of latest skincare and makeup. 2) Your product reviews will be seen and heard on Clinique.com starring YOU! 3) You’ll be the first to get the scoop on special events 4) You’ll receive a Clinique Welcome Kit stuffed with full-size Clinique products and a brand new video camera.
Weaves, wigs and extensions are all the rave with women- especially black women. They’re great on one hand, because they can be used for protective styling while letting you maintain an incredibly fabulous look. But on the other hand, if worn incorrectly, they can (1) make you look a hot mess while (2) slowly but surely balding you in the process.
Last week I read an article in The Grio about a recent study that concluded very tight weaving is linked to a permanent type of hair loss that affects black women. The clinical term is central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia, which means “scarring hair loss.” It is something that occurs only in black women. And to date, there is no treatment for it.
As a doctor, I wasn’t surprised by this recent study. I’ve shared this information about weaves with family and friends for years. Prolonged pulling at hair strands, which primarily happens when wearing tight weaves/wigs, causes scalp inflammation, hair breakage, and ultimately balding. And if going bald wasn’t bad enough, black women also add insult to injury when we rock hair pieces that also look a hot mess because we choose not to pay attention to important things like styling, maintenance and hair hygiene. We’ve all seen those ratty, bird nest-looking weaves and wigs. Not a good look.
Weaves, wigs and extensions are not just something you should slap on your head without much forethought, care, or even precaution. A lot can go wrong if you do. But does this mean that you can’t rock a fierce weave, wig or hair extensions? No- of course you can! But if you do, you have to pay very close attention to your hair, as well as the styling and maintenance of your weave/wig. It’s all your hair- even the part you paid for So take care of it- and love it! Here are six tips on how to rock a weave and not look a hot mess or go bald in the process.
Who says black girls can’t rock a red lip? We come in all shades and so do red lipsticks and glosses. Let Hello Beautiful school you on how to find the perfect red for your skin tone. Don’t be scare of a little color, baby!
A ‘barely there makeup look can be both refreshing and stunning. Whether you consider yourself a makeup novice or pro, achieving a look like this requires four products that you probably already have in your makeup stash.
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