Top 10 List of Summer Beauty Tips and Tricks You Want to Know

By on August 4, 2017
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Ann Lauren Bella Petite Beauty Expert and Chief.

Ann Lauren Bella Petite Beauty Expert Editor. Hair by Eduardo

Summer beauty with ease. I always say, “living beautifully is a state of mind.”  But like anything in life, we must take thoughtful care when it comes to both our well being and beautiful countenance. As your resident Bella Petite beauty expert, I wanted to offer you my top 10 tips and tricks that will bring you optimum results for head-to-toe beauty this Summer!

  1. Oil Blotters are fantastic for avoiding powdering your sweaty face and help to keep your pores unclogged. It’s an awesome way to let your skin breathe and shine through to give you a natural dewy look for the Summer. Be sure to pop a pack of Oil Blotters in your purse!
  2. De-puff your eyes by using raw potatoes. After a long hot Summer night of partying this is a cool trick to know. Simply slice up a raw potato and refrigerate. Then the morning after take them out and lay the cold slices onto your eyes. You may not know this, but potatoes have an uncanny ability to stay cold for an extended period of time; they also deliver antioxidants, like Vitamin C and other healthy nutrients to your skin. Plus, potatoes are as great as cucumbers when it comes to reducing dark circles. Their natural based enzymes, vitamin C, and starch nourish the sensitive skin around your eyes.  The coldness of the potato reducing swelling and inflammation underneath the eye to minimize the appearance of dark circles and tired eyes.
  3. Lemon juice removes sweat stains. This one is a keeper! It’s a little-known secret that especially comes in handy for your white and gray workout shirts. Lemon removes dark sweat stains and potentially helps to avoid them. Just simply spray the darkened spots with lemon juice before you wash them.  Either fill a spray bottle with fresh lemon juice and or you can squeeze the juice directly on the pit stain and scrub the shirt with the rind.
  4. Protect your hair color. If you want to avoid the natural highlights created by the sun, then use an SPF spray leave-in conditioner before you head out into the sun.
  5. Want to protect your Brazillian blowout? This next tip may seem odd, but it works! Try swiping deodorant onto,  the back of your neck, (one swipe).  The deodorant will help keep you cool while helping to prevent sweat that can ruin your straight hair creating frizz.
  6. A cool tip to extend the life of your razor (shaver), prevent rust and give it a few more days is to coat it with olive oil. I do this all the time. And olive oil is great for your skin. This is a two for one tip! 
  7. Dry lip fix. Exfoliate with sugar. Use a sugar cube or a tablespoon of honey and granulated sugar to create a scrub. This is an easy, inexpensive and a tasty edible tip! 
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