How to Fix Broken Compact Powder, Highlighter, Blush and Eyeshadow?


Have you broken your favorite makeup compact powder or blush, don't worry I will show you "How to fix your broken compact powder, blush and eyeshadow?" Give it a try before throwing the product away; it is an easy breezy task, and you need few inexpensive products to accomplish it. If you want to get silk smooth hair at home without parlor visit check this article, How to get smooth and silk hair at home?


Products Required:


Broken blush, powder or eyeshadow
Rubbing alcohol or Isopropyl alcohol
Paper towel
Butter Knife

In this "How to Fix Broken Powder, Highlighter, Blush and Eyeshadow tutorial", I will show you guys How I have fixed my broken MAC highlighter and Revlon photo ready compact powder.

How to Fix Broken Powder, Highlighter, Blush and Eyeshadow?




1. Break the compact into fine powder using a spoon

2. Add 1 tbsp of rubbing alcohol to the broken powder, until it is wet and mix it to a paste-like consistency. ( Adjust the amount of rubbing alcohol according to your product)

3.  Smoothen the powder with a butter knife.

4. Fold a paper towel and blot the excess alcohol carefully.

5. Let it dry overnight.

6. Tada! You have fixed your broken makeup product, and it is as good as new.

Use the above method and save your broken products and your hard earned money. You can also checkout the article How to get rid of stretch marks to get smooth skin with things available at home


Tips:

*If you have added excess alcohol don not fret, it will evaporate.
*Wipe away the product sticking to the corner of the container.
*If you want to speed up the process of drying use a hair dryer.
*Fixing process can be messy, have some paper towel handy to clear up the mess.

 Have you ever tried fixing your broken makeup product?


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Quick Facts You Need to Know About Skin Tightening




Skin tightening is just one of many types of procedures offered by the skincare industry to help us all look as good as we possibly can. It happens to be one of the newest skincare procedure categories. Even though it has been around for several years, there are still several things that most people don't understand about it. Here are some quick facts you should know about it, in case you want to schedule a skin tightening procedure yourself.
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Loofah: Boon or Bane



Loofah is a very well known bath and shower accessory, but there has been a debate that has been ensued for a long time now. Are loofahs a boon or a bane? There are two divided opinions on this matter:Loofahs to be an excellent exfoliating device and Loofahs are excellent breeding ground for bacteria and fungus.

So which one of these opinions should you go with? Well, we’ll lay down both the pros and the cons before you. Decide for yourself. 

What is a loofah?

Loofa, Luffa, and Lufah as it called is an exfoliating device that is a very commonly used shower accessory. It derives it’s name from luffa, a fully developed fruit of vines from the cucumber family, two species actually L. aegyptiaca and L. acutangula. While the fruit is edible if harvested at early stage of development, they grow very fibrous as they mature. 


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Their fibrous nature and pores help in removing dead skin, the process called exfoliation. Hence they serve as an excellent shower accessory. 

The types of loofahs depending upon the application and the area intended for scrubbing are:
Hand loofah or gloves for exfoliating
Bath brush for scrubbing back and back side of thighs and the feet 
Foot brush to exfoliate the hard and dry skin of your feet. Pumice stone can also be used.
Face brush or facial sponge/loofah for cleaning the face

How to use a loofah.

Let your skin hydrate or soak in water properly before using the loofah.
Scrub softly over areas that have thick patches of skin for eg. elbows, knees, etc. 
Use back loofah and facial loofah to clean and scrub your back and face accordingly. Let your face hydrate properly. Maybe use steam to soften the face skin.
Use more fibrous loofahs for dry, hard and coarse skin like sole of your feet.


Pros of using a loofah
  • It helps in getting rid of your dead skin cells. It will remove the bacteria and other skin disease causing germs, remove dirt from crevices and unnecessary oil from your skin.
  • A loofah will better exfoliate your skin than a normal wash using a soap. The pores and tiny net like structure makes for an effective exfoliation session.
  • Gentle scrubbing with loofah helps to make your skin softer and glowing.
  • Scrubbing in a circular motion with a loofah helps you relax. It reduces your anxiety and stress. 
  • Loofahs are easier to carry around when you’re travelling. If you’re particular about using your own shower accessory (which you should be!) then loofahs are exactly what you need.
  • Massaging using the loofah helps in improving your blood circulation. Loofahs provide the right amount of friction required to stimulate blood flow.
  • Loofahs are cheaper, easier to store, and have good shelf life if not left moist. Now, Loofahs are all the more cheaper with Coupons on Nykaa.
  • Loofahs are far more effective compared to exfoliating creams/shower gels.

Cons of overusing a loofah
  • Rough or vigorous scrubbing with a loofah can damage your skin, causing mild irritation to inflammation. Use your hands to wash your skin in between the loofah scrubbing sessions. 
  • In case you suffer from a skin condition such as eczema don’t use loofahs or shower sponges. It might deteriorate the condition. 
  • If not dried properly, the pores and crevices in loofah holds back water. The moisture is ideal for bacterial and fungal growth.
  • Some loofahs are made of organic matter and hence are subject to decay when left moist and improperly dried, however natural alternatives are better than the synthetic ones when it comes to infection 
Now that you’ve looked at the pros and cons of using a loofah, it’s your turn to decide. The pros do outweigh the cons and the cons can be avoided if proper care can be taken. Talking about proper care, this is how you need to take care of your loofah:


Tips:
  • Let the loofahs dry. After every shower, let the water drain out and make sure you don’t leave it in a damp, warm environment that promotes bacterial growth like the shower area of your bathroom.
  • Wash and clean the loofah regularly.
  • Boil the loofah in hot water, microwave it or heat it to destroy the disease causing microbes.
  • Dipping it in a skin friendly microbial solution (5 percent bleach) can help. 
  • You could also soak it in a baking soda/vinegar solution or peroxide. This process is a tedious one but worth the effort.
  • Do NOT share a loofah or washcloth with anyone.
  • Replacing your old loofah with a new one frequently. How to know if your loofah needs replacing? The coloration and the odour. Swap or replace loofahs regularly (every 3-4 weeks)


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StalkBuyLove Shopping Review




If you are in for unique collections of western wear, then StalkBuyLove.com is the place for you. In stalkbuylove they design their collection by taking current trend and celebrity fashion as inspiration. Their collection is trendy, unique and beautiful. Their clothing are of limited stocks, you will hardly find another person wearing what you have.

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Ladies Hand Bag –Trend Alert





Online shopping is one of the best ways to buy your new hand bag collections. It is far better than roaming around the huge mall to get the style that you want. It saves your money as well as time. You can get your dream bag at your door step by punching the magical words “ bags for ladies online in India” in your browser. That’s how amazing technology now is. So, you really don’t need to line up too long just to pay and take your bags home. Here are a few hand bags that were adorned by the celebrities.
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MyfloralKart.com Review




                           

We often feel gratitude and affection towards the people we love and respect. There are wide range of options to show this feeling and one of the most trusted ways is to choose pretty flowers and sweet cakes to impress the affectionate people in our lives. Worldwide the very favorite options of all is considered to be sending flowers and cakes, the unmatched combination.
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10 Makeup Tips That Every Girl Must Know





Makeup has become an essential part of women's life. I know women who have best makeup products, yet struggling to highlight their beautiful features and get the most of out of it. The following makeup tips and tricks are must know for all women to bring out the best version of themselves.

10 Makeup Tips That Every Woman Must Know



1. For a smudge-proof eye makeup, before starting your makeup blot the eye area with a blotting tissue to remove the excess oil. Apply concealer or primer to hold makeup at a place. Here is a tutorial on How to apply gel eyeliner perfectly?

2. Does your makeup look patchy? Always apply a moisturizer before starting your makeup. Hydrated skin helps in smooth blending of foundation and avoid patchiness.

3. Balance your shimmers. If you are going for glossy lips opt for a subtle eye makeup or if you are in for a shimmery eye makeup opt for a nude or natural matte lip color. Never highlight both the features unless you want to look like this.



4. Want to create a cheek bone illusion? Use a bronzer under your cheekbone and highlighter on the actual cheek bone. And remember to blend until all the harsh lines have vanished.

5. You like red lipsticks, but you don't want to look over the top with it, here is a tip for you. Apply the lipstick with your fingers and blot them with a tissue paper, until you get the subtle red color. Top it off with clear gloss. You can check out the article about how to wear lipstick perfectly for more tips.

6. In the hot and sweaty summer, let your skin breathe by saying no to heavy foundation. Try a tinted moisturizer or BB cream according to your skin type.

7. Clean your makeup brush twice a week to avoid breakouts and bacterial buildups in brush. Wash the brush with mild shampoo, blot the excess water and lay them flat to try.

8. Do your face become oily but the mid of the day. Apply toner, followed by moisturizer and a non-comedogenic foundation powder like Revlon photo ready.

9. Have your run out of your eyebrow pencil? Fill in your eyebrows with an eye shadow which is two shades lighter than your eyebrow hair color and you are ready to go.

10. Replace your mascara every six months, as it becomes a breeding ground for bacteria after that. Avoid infections by replacing the makeup products when they reach their expiry date. To know more, check out Guide on when to toss away your makeup products.



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Flat Sandals Back In Trend!



If there is one thing any woman loves to have, that’s a pair of cute flat sandals. It is a must for you, especially if you are walking most of the time.  High heel are beautiful but you would want to get a pair of comfy flat sandals to rest your legs and feet from the strenuous work of wearing those high heels.
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How to Wear Indian Ethnic for Different Occasions?


How to Wear Indian Ethnic for Different Occasions?


Do women really need an excuse to shop and get all dolled up? No, I believe. Women are just born with this ability to look good and shopping lets them experiment with different outfits while constantly updating their style. Now that the festive season is around, they have the perfect excuse to splurge in the long overdue retail therapy. Also, the spirit of the festive moods demands a few stylish pieces of ethnic wear. Yes, sometimes you just cannot do without a sensuous sari, an elegant salwar kameez or a dashing anarkali. The sublime beauty of ethnic wear just makes them a favourite among women despite the popularity of western wear. Also, the options that are available in ethnic wear are numerous. You can always get the desired look with ethnic wear surprising everybody with your fashion sense. Have a look at the following tips and style them according to the differencing occasions:

How to wear Indian ethnic for different occasions


1. The casual look:

Colours, fabrics, delicate embroidery works matters a lot when it comes to Indian ethnic wear. A casual look can be best conveyed by pairing a straight cut kurtis with leggings and chunni. Go for lightweight cotton fabric to stay comfortable while also making a fashion statement. Straight cut kurtis look great on all body types. Besides, you can always experiment with the hem length, sleeves length, neck design, colours, prints etc. and have the desired look to yourself. Printed kurtis or the one in fresh pastel hues are great for a day look whether you are going to college, shopping or just hanging out with friends.


How to Wear Indian Ethnic for Different Occasions?


2. The ultimate work wear:

For most of the women the ultimate work wear consists of shirts, trousers, blazers and pumps but if you are one of those who like wearing ethnic wear to office then straight cut kurtis is your go to piece. Both A-line kurtis and long plain ones look very elegant. The grace and the charm of the straight cut kurtis make them the most preferred style for interviews and other formal events. Stick to sober colours such as white, grey etc. and try to keep prints and embellishments to a minimum for an elegant look. For a rich look go for silk or cotton fabrics. Experiment with stiff collar patterns for a serious look; layer them with sleeveless jackets to emphasize the formal feel. You can also add small earrings, studs etc. for a sober look.

How to Wear Indian Ethnic for Different Occasions?


3. The party look:

The party look cannot be complete without indulging in some stylish ethnic wear for women. Try a different look with unusual colour, print and style. Satin, georgette etc. give out a rich look. Add jewelleries to increase the charm of your ethnic wear. A cocktail sari looks very sexy when paired with heels. Lehenga and sari are the most preferred choice for wedding season. Pick colours such as red, blue, fuchsia etc. to get into the vivacious look. Delicate zardosi work, stones and embroidery add the much needed bling keeping in with vibe of the occasion. And besides everything how can one miss on gorgeous Anarkalis. Available in stunning colours and patterns with intricate work they will make the occasion even more enjoyable than imagined.

How to Wear Indian Ethnic for Different Occasions?


4. Festivals Outfit:

India is a diverse country. There is some festival or other always around the corner and that is in itself enough reason to shop the ethnic collection as you just cannot wear a mini skirt or a skimpy short or even a skinny jean at these auspicious occasions. Festivals such as Rakshabandan, Diwali etc. are of tremendous importance. Hence your ethnic outfit should reflect the joy and the meaningfulness of the occasion. Go for salwar suits which are both traditional and trendy. Browse through fabrics such as silk, crepe and chiffon etc. for the right look. You can also wear elegant saris and enjoy the festive mood with your family and friends.

How to Wear Indian Ethnic for Different Occasions?

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Essence of Friendship With Dhoni



Essence of Friendship With Dhoni


Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over - Octavia Butler
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6 Must Have Women's Sportswear


6 Must Have Women's Sportswear

Gone are the days when the women's sportswear were boring. Sportswear has become a fashion statement now. Proper and comfortable active wear is essential for the feel good factor during workout. Here, I have sported down "7 Must-Have Women's Sportswear."
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Top 10 Uses Of Argan Oil




Argan oil has been in the spotlight for quite some time. It is extracted from kernels of argan tree and has a high content of fatty acids and Vitamin E. This oil has been used in cosmetics, beauty treatments, hair care and for cooking.

Top 10 Uses of Argan Oil


1. Anti-aging:

Argan oil absorbs quickly, and it is rich in fatty acids and vitamin E which help in erasing fine lines and wrinkles. It also prevents new age spots and increases the elasticity of the skin.

2. Acne:

Argan oil is rich in antioxidants and linolenic acid which help in the healing of acne. It moisturizes the skin without making it greasy. Using argan oil along with tea tree oil helps in reducing whiteheads.


3. Stretch Marks:

Stretch marks become a big issue for pregnant women and women on weight loss mission. Argan oil is one of the best options to say adios to stretch marks. The high content of Vitamin E in the oil helps in prevention of stretch marks. For best results apply argan oil on stomach and breast from the third trimester and continue using it for six months after delivery.

4. Leave-in Hair Conditioner:

Non-greasy property of Argan oil makes it one of the best natural leave in conditioner. It helps in making styling of the hair an easy task. It tames frizz and fly away, and it also acts as a heat protectant. Use 2-3 drops of oil on wet or dry hair, and it can also be used on the scalp to promote hair growth.

5. Nails:

Argan oil can be used to moisturizes cuticles and strengthen nails. Apply a tiny drop of argan oil to your nail beds before retiring to bed to avoid and treat cracked cuticles. If you are wondering where to get high-quality argan oil, you can try Timelessskincare.com


6. Lip Moisturizer:

Dry and chapped lips can be treated quickly by applying argan oil to the lips, it works best when used as a night treatment. It can also be used to make lips plump and soft.

7. Treat Dry Heels:

Are you suffering from dry heels? Aragan oil is nature's gift to treat dry and damaged skin without any harmful chemicals. Apply few drops of argan oil to the feet before going to bed, for better results wear a sock to lock in the moisture. Repeat this process for a couple of weeks and you will have baby soft heels.

8. Deep Conditioner:

If your hair has become dry and damaged due to chemical treatment, apply few drops of oil all over the hair including scalp. For best results leave it overnight. If you have severely damaged hair, wrap the hair with a warm towel and leave in for 10 minutes, before washing it off with a mild shampoo.

9. Body Moisturiser:

If you are a person who is into organic and chemical free products, argan oil is a god sent gift for you. This oil can replace your regular body lotion. The grease-free and stain free nature of this oil makes it an excellent choice for replacing chemical laden lotions.

10. Culinary:

Argan oil can be used in cooking. It is used for dipping of bread, salad, and pasta. It aids in digestion by increasing the pepsin level. It is also known for its anti-inflammatory property and lowering cholesterol.


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SUGAR Fade Proof Kajal Review



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Sugar Twist and Shout Fade Proof Kajal Description: Let your eyes do all the talking with SUGAR Twist And Shout Fadeproof Kajal! Just twist the easy applicator and rim your eyes with its intense formula and you're good to take on the world. With a specially-designed anti-slip grip gives you a super-steady hold, its creamy consistency & preservatives-free formula makes it suitable for the waterline as well as the lash line. This high-performance multi-use product combines the benefits of a kajal with those of a gel eyeliner and does not fade or smear for more than 10 hours! Available in 2 intense shades: Black and Blue
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