Q: Lipstick makes my lips feel really dry, but I hate having pale lips. What else can I use?

A: A tinted balm, like butter LONDON Lippy Tinted Lip Balm - Strawberry Field, is great for those who suffer from dry or chapped lips. This product combines the ease of a lipstick tube with moisturizing ingredients such as shea butter and vitamin E. Another good choice would be a tinted lip gloss, which adds moisture, shine and color. Try Illuminare UltraShine Mineral LipGloss Vixen, a non-sticky, long wearing formula that adds a subtle hue to your lips.

Q: I have very thin eyelashes. How can I apply enough mascara without it clumping?

A: First, always make sure your mascara wand is clean and clump free. Second, place the mascara brush at the root of your eyelashes and gently wiggle as you sweep it upwards. Start in the middle of your lashes and move to the corners and avoid using the tip of the wand. Apply the second coat before the first coat dries.

Q: I don’t break out often, but when I my pimples are really noticeable. How do I cover these?

A: First, put a small amount of concealer on the tip of a small brush like Amazing Cosmetics Concealer Brush and dab it gently over the blemish. Using the tip only, lightly press the bristles down and twist, allowing the concealer to sink into the pimple. Next, use the brush’s edge to gently push the concealer inwards to completely cover the blemish. Finally, set the concealer by lightly brushing a powder over your entire face.

Q. Guidelines say that lotions should only last about year after opened. I have lotions older than that and they seem just fine. Is it okay to keep using them?

A: Absolutely. The guidelines are just that – a guide. Unless you notice any changes in the consistency, texture or aroma, keep using your lotion if it’s still bringing the desired results.

Q: I always wear gloves when applying self tanner to avoid turning my palms orange, but this leaves my hands really pale. Is there a good technique for applying color to the hands?

A: According to About Style, the best way to apply sunless tanner to the back of the hands is with a foam makeup sponge. Simply dab it across your skin, using sparingly on the knuckles and avoiding your nail beds.


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