Makeup can be a messy issue if it isn't used correctly. These no-nonsense tips should help you avoid problems with your makeup:
- In the winter, use oil-base makeup to protect your skin against dry, cold air. In the summer, switch to a water-base foundation to help moisturize your skin.
- When your mascara begins to dry out, run hot water over the tube for a minute to soften the remaining mascara inside.
- After applying mascara, dip a cotton swab in a little baby powder and sweep it over your lashes. Then apply a second coat of mascara. Lashes will appear longer and fuller.
- Dry milk can be used as a makeup remover. Mix 1 teaspoon milk powder with warm water and apply to your face using a cotton ball. Rinse clean.
Perfumes and colognes -- the topic of our next section -- are a key part of skin care. After all, they're what make you smell good.