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The beauty world is undoubtedly a massive industry that has an overwhelming influence over the vast global population. Google clearly bears testament to that fact. With our growing interests to look like the stunning celebrity or movie star on television, we can’t help and turn to google for the answers.

Google is a treasure of information that can be entertaining, educative and informative. For the purposes of this article, we shall be looking at and answering the top eight beauty questions that are frequently googled. Let’s take a look.

How Can I Achieve Clear and Flawless Skin?

Everybody wants clear and healthy looking skin. However, not everyone is naturally blessed with clear skin.  Some of us have to work our way to achieving celebrity worthy skin. Needless to say, this could end up costing us millions.

First things first, skin types are different. Hence, when it comes to skin care products, it’s not a one size fits all kind of issue. You have to choose and stick to a skin care routine that works for you. Stay away from harsh products that may end up doing more harm than good.

How Can I Grow My Hair Longer and Faster?

Long hair is a symbol of beauty that cuts across every culture worldwide. Every woman and even some men prefer having long locks as opposed to short. There are a number of ways of increasing your hair growth considerably.

However, it all starts with your diet. Start by eating wholesome foods that are nutritious, and drink plenty of water every day. Trust me, your hair will thank you back. Not only will it grow thicker and longer, but it will also be healthy and strong.

Additionally, there are some supplements that help aid hair growth. However, ensure that you do your research on which supplements are reliable and effective. Hair burst is largely recommended when it comes to longer and thicker hair.

How To Wear And Use False Eyelashes

Lashes are a major beauty trend right now and everyone wants their’s to be longer and thicker. I’ve got a confession to make ladies! I have always been afraid to put on lashes. Only because I for one will always think about if any of them have fallen off or not. But let’s face it,  long and noticeable eyelashes can tremendously change your facial features for the better. Hence, individuals opt for false eyelashes or mascara.

Have you ever tried using false eyelashes before?. They can be extremely daunting and stressful, especially for beginners. So, for those asking, below are a few simple steps on how to correctly wear false eyelashes:

  1. First, start by curling our eyelashes before applying mascara on
  2. False eyelashes often tend to be very long. If you aren’t comfortable with the length, trim them using nail scissors.
  3. Notice the band across the eyelashes? Carefully apply a thin layer of glue on them.
  4. Ensure that you wait for the glue to dry a bit before placing them on your lash line.
  5. Please use a mirror while doing this. Always start from the outer corner going inwards while placing the false eyelash on your lashline.

How To Clean Make- Up Brushes

This is an issue that has plagued the girl population for years. Make- up brushes help us achieve that perfectly highlighted face and incredible looking eyebrows. However, just like anything else, make- up brushes need to be cleaned.

If neglected, they could end up affecting your skin and ultimately make your skin break out. So, back to the question: How does one clean a make- up brush? First and foremost, clean them on a weekly basis to prevent bacteria from building up.

Cleaning makeup brushes are really quite easy.

  1. Start by placing under running water before using pouring some baby shampoo on it.
  2. Lather the shampoo well by massaging the bristles on the make- up brush.
  3. Rinse the shampoo out a couple of times until the water running through it is clean.
  4. Rinse it with warm water for good measure, then let it dry on the counter.

What Is The Best Skin Care Routine?

This shouldn’t come as a surprise that it is one of the most googled beauty questions. In a bid to achieve flawless skin, we all want to know the proper way to take care of our skin. For your skin care routine to be effective, you need to ensure that your products work for your skin.

An effective skin care routine depends on the time of day. Expert dermatologists recommend that you first start by cleansing your skin in the morning. Then later, apply a serum or toner to close your pores. Finish off by applying a moisturizer, preferably an SPF moisturizer. Too much sun exposure can potentially damage our skin.

At night, start by removing your make- up by using a make- up remover and cotton pads. You can also do this by using some wipes as well. Then cleanse your face to remove any dirt or make- up left on your face. Then use a toner or a serum. Whichever works for your skin, stick to that. To finish off, moisturize your skin.

How To Properly Apply Eyeshadow

Eyeshadow is truly a magical thing. With a few simple strokes, you can achieve stunning big and beautiful eyes. However, if you use it incorrectly, you could end up achieving the exact opposite.

Now, how does one properly apply eyeshadow? Let’s take a look.

  • Always start with a shade that is lighter in color. By simply using a make- up brush, apply it all over your eyelid.
  • Selecting a slightly darker shade, apply it all over the crease of your eyelids.
  • Now, select and even darker color and apply that on the topmost part of your eyelid. Extend it outwards to create a cat-eye and smoky effect.

How To Shrink Pores

Large pores are not flattering at all, and who can blame us for wanting to get rid of them? There are different ways of getting rid of them. For one, you can use a primer and use a good toner. Additionally, use products that are not harsh on your skin.

How To Apply Highlighter

Let’s face it, a highlighter is one beauty trend that has changed the lives of millions of women. By simply using a highlighter, we can easily achieve those high- cheekbones we’ve always coveted. Yet, it is only effective if you know how to use correctly.

So, how does one apply a highlighter? Always apply a highlighter on the out corners of your eyes. Moreover, lightly brush a highlighter up and down your cheekbones for an extra effect.

Hope you enjoyed this article as much as I did learning more about these topics!

P.S If you have not checked out my no makeup tutorial, do click here.

Until next time,




*Written and researched by Karen Mascarenhas and Emily.

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