Published On: Wed, Dec 30th, 2015

How to get natural glow after heavy makeup



Makeup can damage your skin if it is not properly dealt because later than applying make-up for outings and parties, your skin can lose its natural shine. Use a face wash which has cream-based moisturizing quality and after a day from the party use a cleanser to rub and massage to get back the natural glow recommended by an expert.

Manoj Khanna, chairman and managing director, head of the cosmetic surgeon at city-based Enhance Clinics, has given some tips to make your skin glow.

Get an extra dose of moisture:

Hard facewashes and harsh Makeup removers can demolish the natural glow of the skin. Turn to the cream-based moisturizing face wash. Apply and massage it for some seconds so it seeps deeper then wash it with water. Apply at night the thick moisturizing or night cream to welcome a fresh skin next morning.

Opt for an instant eye cooler:

Cucumber is very useful because it cools and gives lightening effect and also assists counter inflammation. Green tea bags are also useful if you are not comfortable with cucumbers. Let them become on the room temperature then press out the intemperance water and keep them on your eyes for 20 minutes to discover breather from obstinate dark circles.

Don’t forget to scrub:

First take steam to open up the pores then use cleanser to exfoliating it with a mild scrub. The steam will open up the pores and the abrasive action of the scrub will force all the grime, makeup residue and impurities out.

Follow up with a moisturizing face pack:

Papaya and honey jointly are a charming mixture to hydrate the skin and fight dryness or crush soaked almonds with milk and apply it as a paste to make the skin gaze and feel soft. Milk is rich in antioxidants, vitamin B and important minerals, for example, calcium, potassium, magnesium and selenium while almonds are packed of proteins, antioxidants, and vitamin E.

Declare a no make-up day:

After using makeup for some days then try to keep away cosmetics for next few days. This will permit your skin to respire and obtain its natural glow back.

About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.