All of us strive to look presentable and well groomed. However, in today’s times, with high stress levels, lack of sleep, without any proper skincare routine, and lack of time, it has increasingly become difficult to look our best. However, we have put together some amazing ways to look better instantly, or should we say, look a better version of ourselves. Apply these 15 tips to have instant makeover.
1. Brighten up tired eyes, puffy eyes:
Puffy eyes is one of the primary reasons why we look tired and lacklustre. Brighten up tired eyes by following these tips. You can also use brighten up tired eyes by applying a white eyeliner on the lower lids and a good mascara to open up the eyes.
2. Paint your nails:
Applying your favorite shade of nail polish can brighten up your mood instantly.
3. Shampoo and condition hair:
Shampoo and condition your hair to feel and look good. When you clear the gunk and grease from the hair and follow up with a good conditioner, you would instantly look good and feel confident too.
4. A bright lipstick:
A bright shade of lipstick – whether it’s pink, red, mauve or any other color of your choice will make you feel better. A majority of women feel that a bright lipstick boosts their confidence, so if you are having a bad day, pick that lipstick and pout away confidently.
5. Shape and Groom Eyebrows:
Well-shaped eyebrows can give you an effect similar to a facelift. Yes, we often tend to overlook the importance of grooming the brows. Filling in the eyebrows is as important as shaping them. So, here’s how you fill in eyebrows all by yourself.
6. Apply makeup highlighter:
A good highlighter adds a healthy sheen to the face and brighten up the complexion. Here’s how you should be applying your highlighter correctly.
7. Wear a nice perfume:
A good perfume, can boost your confidence, and make you feel better, just like a bright lipstick. Pick a fresh fragrance with notes that match your personality. Confused about what kind of perfume would suit you? Here are 9 secret tips to choose the right perfume.
8. Curl the eyelashes:
Curling the eyelashes would open up the eyes and make a huge difference to your face. With a good mascara, you can make the eyelashes appear longer and fuller, and also get that “wide awake” look if you are feeling tired.
9. Brighten up undereye circles with a red lipstick:
If dark under-eye circles are bothering you, you must definitely try this concealing tip with a red lipstick.
10. Exfoliate lips:
Exfoliating lips regularly can make your lips smooth and clear away dry patches. If you do not like wearing lipstick, a moisturizing lip balm can give a healthy appearance to the lips and make them appear fuller.
11. Adding a Bit of Blush or Bronzer:
Makeup in the morning can be a hassle as we are in a rush to get to work or college. By simply adding a natural blush to the face, it instantly makes us look healthy. The flushed look gives the illusion of a lot of zeal. A light dusting of your favorite bronzer also adds color to the face and contours your face.
12. Concealer and Pink Lipstick:
Applying concealer in only problem areas help to make our face look bright and awake. Simply dab a little bit of concealer under the eyes or on areas of discoloration. Do not go overboard, and try to use a concealer that sets quickly and has a mattifying effect. This eliminates the need to use a powder to set it. Dab a pink nude lipstick and spread it all over to add a healthy blush to the lips.
13. Pick your clothes carefully:
Makeup may not always be the best solution for looking your best. But do not worry, as the way you style your clothes makes a world of a difference. Tuck your t-shirt or top into your pants or jeans to achieve a structured look. Fold the bottom of your pants twice neatly to add finesse. Iron your clothes before wearing them. These small changes makes one look well put together instantly.
14. Tame that Hair:
Hair can be a problem for those of us who have frizzy and untame hair. Simply braid your hair loosely and spray a good fixing hair spray. Open your braids on the way out, and you have instant wavy hair. This trick hardly takes 5 minutes, but it will make you look good immediately. Alternatively, quickly run your hair through a straightener. This helps to achieve a neat look.
15. Trinket and Accessories:
Adding small trinkets can do wonders. The key here is to ensure that you do not overdo it. Stick to small ear studs and delicate necklaces. If you want to try something different, wear hoop earrings or a nose pin. This will instantly lift your look. Apart from jewellery, accessorizing well is important too. Add a thin band watch on your wrist to give a sophisticated look. Put your hair up and use a thin scarf to hold it in place. These small things will make it look like you spent hours getting ready, when in reality, it took you only two minutes.
Also, swap your sneakers for kitten heels or platforms. A little bit of heel adds to your structure and posture. It will automatically change your stance. You do not have to wear very high heels. Look for simple shoes that add a bit of height.