ya ever heard a beauty rumor that ya could’ve sworn was totally
real? When it comes to beauty, we’ve heard your queries on pretty
much from nail polish to lip plumping. Which is why we’re setting
the record straight!
wear nail polish every day; it’s important to let your nails
or just a rumor?
is 100% r-e-a-l! We all heart nail polish ‘cause it makes our tips
instantly glam. But did ya know it also has some risky aspects like
nose and throat cancer (yikes!)? Ever noticed your nails have a
yellowish tinge after applying polish? This is the awful result of
nail polish’s harsh chemical ingredients. A chica’s nails are an
extension of her skin and whatever ya put on ‘em can travel
straight to the rest of your bod. Prevent nail nastiness by always
applying a base coat when painting your tips and looking for polishes
that are “3 Free”: formulated without harmful chemicals like
Tolulene, Formaldehyde, DBP or Parabens.
fave 3-Free polish: Butter London in Jaffa, $14, butterlondon.com
are no natural ways to plump your lips.
one’s fake. Have ya ever dreamt of bee-stung lips but don’t have
the guts to try out a lip plumper? Here’s your chance to get the
lips of your dreams: Start whistling! It’s true: Whistling for just
4-8 minutes each day helps circulate the blood flow in your lips,
which can make them fuller. Brings new meaning to the phrase “Whistle
while you work!”, right?
mascara on the daily can make your lashes fall out.
or just a rumor?
real. Don’t freak, mascara won’t make lashes fly off your face
within seconds, but it won’t keep ’em lush and healthy forever,
either. By not properly removing mascara at the end of the day, your
lashes will become fragile and frail and could eventually start
falling out. But there is a cinchy cure: Gently remove your eye
makeup before bed using a mild makeup remover and cotton pad. (Told
ya it was easy!)
fave all-natural mascara: Josie Maran GOGO Instant Natural Volume
Argan Mascara, $22, sephora.com
you eat certain foods your eyes will change color over the years.
one is so not true. The eye color you are born with is the eye color
you are stuck with, but not necessarily forever! Many chicks have
opted to change their peepers with color contacts. But there are easy
ways to play up certain color tones in your irises: Wearing warm
colors such as brown, pink and orange can make blue or green eyes
pop, while cool colors like blue, green and purple emphasize brown
and hazel colored eyes.
fave eye-enhancing kits: Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Shadow &
Liner, Pop Collection, $11, ulta.com
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BY ANNIE ROBINSON ON 2/23/2012 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN beauty, make-up, skin, eyes, nails, lips, best products, saver