Beauty Resolutions You Can Keep

The new year often means new resolutions and ambitious goals. Here are four simple things you can do to help make sure you look and feel your best.

  • Wash off all your makeup before you go to bed. After a long day or a big night out, it’s tempting to just curl up in bed before giving our face a proper scrub. But fight the urge! Over night our skin loses moisture – and if you couple that with leftover makeup, skin can get really dry and dehydrated – and more likely to show fine lines. Plus nobody wants to wake up with mascara smeared all over their pillowcase.
  • Exfoliate. Once or twice a week take the time to slough off dry and dead skin cells and flush out your pores. Clean, clarified skin has a real glow, free from dirt and oil. Look for a light scrub you can use occasionally and apply by hand, or use a small microdermabrasion brush. Don’t overdo it – just a couple times a month should do the trick to help your skin feel, and look, revived.
  • Clean your makeup brushes. Think for a second – how long has it been since you’ve rinsed your eye shadow brush? Make washing your makeup application tools part of your regular routine – it’s recommended most brushes be washed once a week to get rid of germs, oils, dirt, and other particles.
  • Don’t forget the sunglasses. UV protection, especially for the delicate skin around our eyes, is a must. There are tons of cool shades out there – so make sure there’s always a pair handy in your purse or bag.

Cheers to a beautiful new year!