Tips On How To Buy Lipstick


Gorgeous colored lips are one out of the many makeups we have in the market today. It is tempting to purchase the beautiful colors we see in YouTube tutorials and magazines, but it is important to buy the ones that work for you better. The important factors when looking for the type of lipstick that matches with your lip include; the skin type, your wardrobe, and skin tone. The following are important factors to consider when buying lipstick.

Select lipstick as per your needs

It is essential to consider the particular lipstick to go for because there are many kinds in the market. For instance,fdfdfddscfrtgyth we have matte touch lipsticks, cream lipsticks, and lipsticks with shimmer or frost finish.

Go for matte touch lipstick if you need it to stay for long. However, soft touch lipsticks keep your lips well moisturized. These two types of lipstick make your lips to appear thinner, they make your lips look natural, and they are deep in color. Your lips will look poutier and glisten and sparkle if you use frosty lipsticks as they reflect light.

The shelf life of the lipstick

When purchasing anything, it is essential to consider it’s manufactured and expertly day; the same applies when you are buying lipstick. Most lipsticks have a shelf life of not more than three years. So you should go for a lipstick that has been manufactured the same year you are buying so that you can use it for longer instead of purchasing a lipstick that has stayed on the shelf for more than a year.

Try the lipstick before buying them

It is advisable to sample different colors on your hand to get a shade that is meant for your personality and skin tone. Don’t for shade because you like it even if it doesn’t complement your skin color. You can choose the color that best suits you after testing.

Check the exchange policies

It is best for you to know the trade policy especially when you are not sure about the kind of product that you are buying. Most companies have a limited time for exchange while others don’t allow exchange policy at all.

Check the ingredients

bgfbfbdfrtrhyYou should check on the ingredients that have been used to manufacture the lipstick. There are some products which are harmful to skin especially for individuals who have allergies. Do not buy lipsticks that contain Tocopheryl Acetate, Parabens, Retinyl Palmitate.

These are some of the few things you can watch out for when buying lipstick, but there are others things you need to know before any purchase.

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What You Should Know Before You Cut Your Hair


You may decide to cut your hair if you have a long or medium type of hair. But there a few things you should know before shaving or trim your hair. Discussed below are some expert tips you should be aware of before cutting your hair short.

The type of your face


People have different kinds of looks, but short hair is known to flatter ones look. But you may need to avoid cutting your hair in a style that makes your face appear longer if you have a diamond, triangle or oval look.

You may let your hair volume go beyond your ears if you have a short but round face. A straight fringe and the hair length may make your face appear smaller if you have a round face. Go for a blunt bang if you have an oval face.

Texture matters

You may suit any cut if you have tight coils or a slippery however straight strands. The choice of style comes down to the texture and balance. According to most barbers, short hair looks good with big volume.

Know yourself

It is advisable to carry your picture as it will help your stylist very much as per the professionals. You should bring photos that show your real stylist to figure out the style to shave you. The stylist will come up with a style that makes your hair appear nicely. By letting your hair stylist know your daily routine, they will be able to come up with favorable styles to cut your hair.

Select a color

It is important to know the color that works for long hair doesn’t necessarily work for short hairs. So before deciding on the color, it is necessary to consider the height of your hair. Choose a color that will fit with your new short hairstyle.


bfgthtyhyhyhytjyAfter cutting or trimming your hair, ensure you clean it few times so that it can get a natural pattern of when it starts to grow. You will also need to change your cleanness regime as short hair tends to be more oiler, greasier and dirt faster than even long hair. Hence you should wash your hair on a regular basis.

Remember to keep these tips in mind before cutting or getting a haircut. You should make sure the style you settle suit they shape of your face to get a great look. With the tips above am sure you will get the best haircut you desire.

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Community Art Center

Welcome to Scotts Valley Artisans Your local non-profit Community Art Center Scotts Valley Artisans is a non-profit community art center featuring the work of over 150 Santa Cruz County artists. Our 5600 sq. ft. facility provides a permanent and affordable showcase for local artists to display and sell their work, and includes a teaching facility designed to bring low-cost art education opportunites to our community. Scotts Valley Artisans is part of the Regional Artisans Association. The Regional Artisans Association is a unique, non-profit community arts model developed to expand and enhance the arts in Santa Cruz County. To that end, the Regional Artisans Association has developed a multi-faceted combination of projects and programs designed to boost Santa Cruz County’s arts and culture profile, as well as provide art-centered events and activities for our local community. These include the Art in Public Places Program, the Mural-in-a-Day Project, Scotts Valley Artisans non-profit retail art gallery, and SantaCruzArtists.com, an online nationally promoted art market exclusively for Santa Cruz County artists. Santa Cruz County has the fifth largest population of artists per capita in the United States, according to a survey conducted by Atlantic Magazine in November 2011 (the top 4 cities on the list are NYC, LA, SF, and Santa Fe). The caliber of art in our County rivals that of any major metropolitan art scene. Yet the opportunities for Santa Cruz County artists to show and sell their work are few and far between in our County. And the vast creative resources we have are little known outside of the Bay Area. Help support the Regional Artisans Association/Scotts Valley Artisans’ efforts to create a curated website that will highlight the hundreds of accomplished artists in Santa Cruz County, and bring our artists’ original creations to a national audience. The launch of this new website is scheduled for Spring of 2013.

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