25 Timeless Beauty Tricks

25 Timeless Beauty Tricks

Beautiful You

Beautiful eyesLook your radiant best with these head-to-toe tips collected from our past 75 years of issues.

Gorgeous Hair:

Brows1) Camouflage roots by zigzagging your part rather than making it straight. February 19812) Brush hair from roots to ends nightly. This distributes natural oils throughout the shaft and gives hair a healthy sheen. October 20053) Be direct when telling your hairstylist what you want, and bring photos from magazines of styles you like. April 1971

4)Doing your color yourself? Don’t make too drastic a change. Stay within one or two shades of your natural color. October 1955

5) Comb wet hair like the pros: Hold a handful at a time and work from center to ends, then scalp to center. March 1963

6)Never let a stylist interfere with the natural hairline on your neck. The hair there is cowlicklike and will stick out when it grows. February 1976

7) Always rinse out conditioner (which should go on hair ends) with cold water to seal the cuticle and promote shine. September 2009

8) Protect hair from sun damage with a scarf or hat. June 1938

9) Keep a blowout lasting days longer by sleeping on a silk or satin pillowcase. September 2009

10) Change your part to boost body and volume. April 2010

11)To fix hat-head, bend over and shake your head a few times. Then run fingers through hair to add volume. For even more body, mist a natural-bristle brush with hairspray, bend over and brush lightly from underneath. February 1990

12) Avoid frizz: Use only a widetooth comb, especially when hair is dry. January 1940

13) If you color your hair, look for sulfate-free shampoos and conditioners, which don’t contain harsh detergents. September 2009

14) Stop flyaway hair! Spray Static Guard on your comb or brush. Or smooth an antistatic dryer sheet along your head. February 1990

Beautiful Brows:

Brows eyes15) Soften skin before tweezing by dabbing with a cotton ball soaked in warm water or cream. April 1963

16) Tweeze in the direction the hair grows. April 1971

17 | Don’t change the place where your brows peak and never pencil the whole brow. Instead, only fill in holes. November 1976

18)  Use only the side of a sharpened brow pencil—not the pointed tip—so as not to draw a hard line. January 1938

19)  For unruly brows, apply hairspray to an old toothbrush, then brush brows upward and outward. September 1992

Bright eyes:

Bright 20) Treat your eye area gently. This is the most delicate part of your face. Cleanse with care; blot, never rub. September 1961

21) Reduce puffy eyes by splashing with cold water or applying a cold compress (ice cubes in a washcloth): 15 seconds on, 15 seconds off. October 1987

22) When you put on mascara, don’t lower your chin—that’s how mascara gets on your lid. April 1971

23) Get eyeshadow to stay in place by priming lids with moisturizer and foundation. October 2011

24) Always use your ring finger to apply moisturizer or concealer to the eye area. It puts the least amount of pressure on the skin. November 1990

25) Never put mascara on lower lashes; it casts a shadow on your undereye, making the area look darker. March 1968  -womansday

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