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10 Beauty Resolutions To Make in 2017

#1: Try to always apply your skincare with gentle pressing motions. It not only gives a more even distribution, but also helps the product penetrate better.
#2: Apply sunscreen not only on your face, but also on your neck and decolletage. The former wrinkles easily without protection, while the latter will help your boobs stay perky longer.
See: The best multi-tasking sunscreens that protect skin from pollution #3: Drink at least eight glasses of water a day. The fluids might not be able to keep skin hydrated but they help to flush out toxins that can cause inflammation and blemishes.
#4: Always slather on sufficient sunscreen when you’re going on the plane as the elevation means you are much closer to the sun and harmful UV rays that can cause premature ageing. This is especially important if you’re sitting by the window.
Check out these travel-friendly beauty kits to bring along on your next holiday. #5: Make it a habit to apply a lightweight eye cream under the eyes and over your lids before your makeup to help your shadow and liners glide on more smoothly.
#6: When you sleep, make sure your pillow is high enough so your head stays elevated. This helps to prevent puffy eyes in the morning because fluid flows to the under-eye area when we lie down.
#7: Whenever you have excess eye cream on your fingers, massage it into your cuticles to hydrate them. This can help your nails grow stronger.
See: Eye creams and serums that remove fine lines, prevent saggy skin and more #8: Include a facial oil into your skincare regime. They are not only great on their own, but also work as boosters to increase the hydrating properties of your regular creams. Just add a few drops into your moisturiser before smoothing the mixture onto your face. You can do the same for liquid foundations.
These soothing facial oils help to calm and hydrate sensitive skin. #9: Rub your puckers with a damp cloth every night to get rid of any dried, dead skin. It’s a great way to soften and smooth your lips. And don’t forget to add some balm after.
See our list of the best lipcare and lip balms for dry, chapped lips. #10: Invest in a satin or silk pillowcase. It’s better for your face as cotton can cause creases as you snooze and can also help your blowout last longer.
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