How-to: get your beauty to go the distance
Sick of putting in a bucket load of effort when it comes to your beauty routine, only to find, say, your faux tan faded after two days and your poker-straight strands looking fuzzy within 29.07 seconds? We hear you, beauties.
In an effort to give you all brilliant and lengthy beauty results, we’ve rounded up a handful of products that’ll not only make your dollar go further, but leave you looking/smelling/feeling grand for a whole lot longer than you ever expected…
To make your smoky eye stay-put… put in the hard yards before you even reach for that eye shadow palette and first apply an eye shadow primer like Mahya Mineral Make Up Eye Primer first. This little wonder is flesh-toned and will prevent any fallout or creasing. Bonus: it also moonlights as a concealer.
To keep your freshly waxed skin smoother for longer… reach for a redness-reducing, ingrown hair-preventing cream like Caron Laboratories Bump eRaiser Medi Paste. Formulated with tea tree oil, triclosan and vitamin A, this hard working paste will leave your skin feeling smooth and looking healthy long after your painful waxing session.
To preserve your faux tan for more than a week… give your body a good cleanse using a tan-friendly body wash like Naked Tan Body Cleanser. This glorious invention washes off all the dirt and grim you’ve collected over the day, but won’t touch your tan. (See, I told you it was glorious.)
To amp up your wrinkle-fighting skin care regime… whip out the Omnilux new-U. This snazzy handheld device is rather nifty at reducing wrinkles such as crow’s feet, while also targeting skin tone, texture and clarity. Hello, youthful face.
To stop your foundation from sliding off your face… reach for a make-up setting mist like ModelCo BEAUTY FIX AIRBRUSH FACE. Doing so will make your make-up to last all day. And you can , and also expect fresh, glowy skin if you’re using this specific gem – it prides itself on giving a luminous finish.
To hold onto that freshly-brushed-teeth feeling… spritz something minty like Cedel Fresh Breath Spray into your mouth. It’ll leave your breath smelling wonderfully clean and fresh, while continuing to fight bacteria hours even after brushing.
To keep your super-straight strands silky smooth… seal in all your hard hair styling work with a humidity-blocking spray like Indola Innova Finish Flexible Spray, which blocks humidity. Water zaps your hair of any hold and volume, so it’s important to prevent any moisture from ruinning your ‘do from the get-go.
To maintain your fragrance for hours and hours… up the ante and use the body washand body lotion that match your juice of choice. Using Bottega Veneta Body Lotion Wash and Bottega Veneta Body Lotion in conjunction with the EDT will up its longevity and leave a lingering scent on your skin all day long.
To extend that smooth-feet feeling after a pedicure… apply a product like Dermadrate Cracked Heel Treatment to your heels once a day following your salon visit. Super-moisturising, this cream will soothe and protect your feet, while the addition of menthol and peppermint leaves your footsies feeling might fresh.
Have you tried any of these go-the-distance products? Do you use any particular loot to make your beauty efforts last longer?