Friday, April 1, 2011

Top Tips: Beauty Secrets

ShoeGeek and I were discussing our secret beauty tips the other day. She was complaining about how hard it was to clean gel eyeliner brushes when I departed upon her this useful little tip: dab a bit of olive oil onto a paper towel and run the brush back and forth over the towel and the brush will be good as new. That of course let us to thinking that you people must have some awesome secret trips hence the below:

What's your secret beauty tip? Let us know! (And guys, this includes you too!)

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@hkFashionGeek The layering: oil to unmakeup + facial soap then toner then eyecream+serum+day/night cream never had a better skin !

@hkFashionGeek Olay Pristine White essence. Use it after toning your skin, helps keep your skin clear/toned/whitened. Worth it!

#hkfgtwittertips getting enough sleep!!

#hkfgtwittertips Clinique aftershave every morning!

@hkFashionGeek Use Laneige water pack generously every night, even for men. You look great even with a mother of a hangover

@hkFashionGeek Definitely Lush Ice Cream Mask (Crash Course) Once a week! works WONDERS!

Top votes from Facebook questions
Cleanse & moisturize
7 votes

Aspirin + yoghurt for deep exfoliating
3 votes

Vaseline as eye makeup remover
2 votes

Aspirin for quick acne shrinkage
2 votes

Eyelash curler & waterproof mascara
2 votes

Hyaluronic Acid essence
2 votes

Sunglasses as sun protection
1 vote

Early sleep to reduce puffy eyes
1 vote

Daily facial massages with hydrating massage-masks
1 vote

Honey+sugar+olive oil for deep cleansing mask
1 vote

Baking soda for daily scrub
1 vote

Vitamin e oil
1 vote

Thanks to our Facebook fans Clover, Rita, Fransisca, Rachel, Patricia, Marsha, Ieie, Janice, Kenneth, Dita, Jen, and Gigi for your contributions!

For more tips, check out our previous posts Beauty and the Beast Part 1 and Part 2.

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  1. how does the aspirin to shrink acne work?

  2. What you do is mash up an aspirin, add a little bit of water to bind it and then cover your acne with this 'paste' over night and supposedly your acne will shrink right now!

  3. oops meant to say right down not right now!