Be Beautiful

December is fast approaching and everyone’s anticipating a month long celebration. We are talking about not just Christmas parties but reunions and weddings as well. With all these special occasions, you would surely want to prep yourself to look fab and gorgeous. But what do you need to do in order to have a healthy and beautiful you? Read on to get some beauty tips 101:

HAIR
-Take multi-vitamin with Biotin to help your hair grow.
-Don’t over expose your hair to heat and dyes.
-Go to the salon regularly and have your hair trimmed. This is a sure fire way to prevent split-ends.
-Use deep conditioning or have a hot oil treatment once a month to prevent dry and damaged locks.
-To prevent product build-up, use a clarifying shampoo once a week.

SKIN
-To moisturize your skin, use lotion daily that’s suited to your skin type.
-Having a breakout? Take oral cortisone few days before the event to clear out the zit. You may also dab tea tree oil on the affected area.
-For your face, always include in your routine to cleanse, tone and moisturize.
-Always use sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun’s damaging rays.
-Use blotting paper to remove excess oil from your face.

NAILS
-Trim and file your nails regularly.
-Take calcium to prevent cracked or chapped nails.
-Never bite your fingernails.
-Don’t forget to moisturize. When you use a hand lotion, rub it to your nails and cuticles too.

MAKE-UP/EYES/LIPS
-Clean your make-up brushes regularly to prevent bacteria from building up.
-Always use lip balm for softer and moisturized lips.
-Check your make-up bag and throw away old or expired cosmetics. Mascara and liquid eye liners should be discarded every 3 months.
-Always use primer before putting on your make-up.
-Less is more. Don’t put on too much or heavy make-up. A fresh, radiant and glowing look is better than a one resembling a Kabuki doll.

BODY
-Take vitamin supplements to keep you healthy and boost your energy.
-Drink 8 glasses of water a day to keep you hydrated.
-Exercise daily.
-Stay away from vices such as smoking and alcohol drinking.

These are your basic beauty essentials. If you’ll keep these tips in mind and do them regularly, we assure you that you’ll definitely look glamorous in the parties you’ll attend. But remember, to be beautiful is not just aesthetics. If you live a happy, fulfilling and peaceful life, your true beauty will show and people will know.