Women often tend to compare themselves with celebrities. That’s because most of the celebrities manage to maintain their beauty and health at almost any age. In the paparazzi photographs, one can see the shine on celebrity’s face which suggests that their skin is healthy and taken proper care of. It seems that for celebrities, taking care of one’s skin and body is a cakewalk because they spend a good amount of money on hiring the best beauticians and fitness gurus. If you wish to make your body and skin as good as a celebrity’s, here’s how you can do just that.
Here is a compilation of the best beauty and fitness tips and hacks which celebrity beauticians recommend. These hacks will also help you to avoid common skin care mistakes which you were making till now. Don’t forget to thank us in the comments for these free tips because who wants to spend tons of money anyway?
Avoid drinking coffee after 2 P.m.
Joanna Vargas, a famous Hollywood cosmologist, suggests that one should not consume coffee after 2 p.m. Coffee contains caffeine which is harmful to our skin. Caffeine is also hard to digest. In the morning, our metabolism is faster, so it becomes easier for our body to digest the caffeine. So, for coffee lovers, the coffee intake time should be before 2 p.m. only. Also, take it in limited quantity. If you are habitual of drinking coffee, try to replace it with healthier options such as herbal tea, fruit juice, smoothies, or even water. Your skin will thank you later!
2. Change your sheets and towels!
Nerida Joy is a famous cosmologist who works for Celebrities like Jennifer Garner, and Reese Witherspoon feels that it is extremely important for everyone to change their towels and sheets regularly. This is one of the ways of keeping your body and skin germ-free. There is plenty of bacteria present on our bedsheets and towels, and they tend to eat up the dead skin cells. So, it is necessary for you to change them often.
As suggested by her, towels should be changed every single day, pillowcases once in 3 days(if you have oily skin) and once a week(if you have normal to dry skin) and the same goes for bedsheets.
3. Avoid scrubs if you have sensitive skin.
Christie Kidd, A celebrity beautician, suggests that a person with problematic skin should avoid using scrubs. Acne prone skin will become more problematic if you use the scrub on it. Use mild products free of alcohol and soaps instead. Go easy on your skin to heal your acne faster.
4. The magic of Asian and European cosmetics.
Tiina Orasmae who is a cosmologist recommends Japanese and Korean brands’ cosmetics for skin whitening and utmost moisturization. Cosmetic brands of these countries have developed the best creams that lighten your skin complexion and provide your skin with maximum hydration. People have preferred lighter complexion in Asian countries since ages. Also, due to the climate here people face a problem of dry skin. Hence, Asian brands have developed skin care products keeping in mind these needs of the people.
On the other hand, European and American cosmetic brands are best known for treating wrinkles and tightening the skin. Cosmetics from Israel which are based on the salt from the dead sea are best in treating acne. So, choose wisely according to your needs!
5. Leave a gap between using two products.
Nissi McCoy, a makeup artist, suggests that one should not use a product right after other. There should be a gap of at least 5-10 minutes between using two different products. Your skin needs time to adjust and to make the most out of every product. So don’t hurry and let your skin absorb the benefits of one product at a time.
6. Replace your day and night cream with an eye cream.
John Barnet, a makeup artist who works for L’Oreal, believes that day and night creams should be replaced with an eye cream. The idea behind this is, eye creams contain plenty of essential nutrients which penetrate deeper into your skin to improve its condition. Eye creams are effective in moisturizing your skin, improving the blood flow in your skin and removing small wrinkles. You may consult your cosmologist before you start doing this. Use face creams on your neck, cleavage, legs, and arms.
7. Go to bed early.
According to Fredrick Brandt who is a famous cosmologist, One should go to bed 10 minutes earlier each day than the day before. In this manner, over a period, you will be habitual of going to bed early. This will ensure that you have sufficient rest and wake up energized the next morning.
8. Follow this two-step process for clean skin.
Your skin should be cleansed in a two-step process as suggested by Ellen Marmur, a skin specialist. Start by using an oil-based product to remove dirt and dissolve sebum. Next, use a regular product for cleaning your skin completely. In this way, your skin will become free of impurities. If you have acne-prone skin, following this procedure is a must!
9. Life-saving hack for large pores.
The cosmetologist of Cameron Diaz and Gwyneth Paltrow, Anastasia Achilleus has a life-saving hack for people with large skin pores. She suggests putting a few drops of lavender oil on a warm towel and then putting that towel on your face. Avoid pressing too hard and just let it stay for a few minutes. Repeating this on a regular basis will give you unbelievable results!
Bonus tip: Clean your nails with toothpaste
You can provide salon-like shine to your nails just by cleaning them up with some toothpaste. Rubbing toothpaste on your nails gets it rid of all the dirt present on them. Leave the toothpaste on your nails for about 10-15 minutes and scrub them gently with a toothbrush. Voila!
That’s all ladies. Don’t forget to share this with your friends.