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Steps to bigger lips

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Nowadays, with Botox and lip fillers trending, women are becoming more and more into the trend of having fuller lips. However, there are some of us who do not want to become obsessed with Botox, or do not have the money to visit a beautician every month in order to fill their lips up. In fact, there are some ways that you can use in order to have big lips for a few hours. Keep on reading so we can guide you through the steps if you want to have bigger lips.

Carmencitta Magazine - Steps to bigger lips 2Get Rid of Off Flakes

Flaky, scaly lips look smaller and duller because they reflect less light. This is why, there is an instant way to make your lips look a bit bigger and larger by scrub them every day with a toothbrush that you use only on your lips. Moreover, doing this, will boost circulation and promote a more pinkish looking lips if you are one of the women who do not use lipstick.

Carmencitta Magazine - Steps to bigger lips 3Use A Nude Lip Liner

A proven way to make your lips bigger, is by lining them with a nude lip liner before you apply your lipstick. Moreover, you should try to apply the lip liner just above the upper and the lower lip lines. This way, not only you will create a beautiful base, but you will make them look bigger.

Contouring and Highlighting

This is a trick that plays with the shadow of your face in order to create the angles you want. In order to use it on your mouth, put a bit of bronzer under your lower lip, and a bit of highlighter on the tip of your upper lip.

 Carmencitta Magazine - Steps to bigger lips 4Layer the Lipstick

A good trick to make your lips bigger is by layering your lipstick. All you have to do is apply a darker color on the outer space of your mouth, and a lighter color on the inner part.

Stop Yourself from Being Bulimic

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Bulimia occurs when an individual starts binge eating and after that, throws up everything that he or she had already eaten. In fact, this act can become an obsession, as well as an addiction. Moreover, about 40% of people are dealing with bulimia. It may seem very tempting, eating 2 burgers, a lot of chocolate, and some chips, and then throwing up so that you do not gain weight. However, many people fail to realize, that being bulimic will eventually lead to weight gain rather than weight loss. Here is how to stop yourself from being bulimic.

Carmencitta-Magazine-Stop-Yourself-from-Being-Bulimic-2jpg-2Lay the fork down while eating

After every single bite, lay down your fork, and bite your food very well. In fact, the more a person holds the fork, the more he or she will be tempted to scoop the food up and into their mouth. This means keep the fork on the plate during chewing, and not pick it up till the food is well chewed and swallowed.

Carmencitta Magazine - Stop Yourself from Being Bulimic 3jpgChew each bite of your food longer.

While you are eating, enjoy every bite, and chew it completely. What can help you is focusing on the pleasure of the food, its aroma, taste as well as texture. In fact, your body needs a couple of hours to send your brain a message that it is full. This is why, chew each bite of your food longer.

Drink a lot of water, or other refreshing drink during your meal.

Carmencitta Magazine - Stop Yourself from Being Bulimic4jpgTake a sip of your drink often between each bite. This habit will fill you up faster, and slow down your eating process. Moreover, if water is just too plain for you, you can flavor it with some lemon juice in order to make it more palatable, or you can go with a calorie free drink that will have the same effect that water has. It works every time!

How to Whiten Your Nails

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Stained nails are a problem that most women nowadays suffer from. The reasons you have stained nails might be anything; smoking, excessive nails polish usage, and much more. Moreover, this problem can be embarrassing and disgusting to look at, and hiding it with nail polish will only make it worse. In fact, you should stop panicking because we have found some ways you can use at home in order to whiten your nails. Read this article if you want to know what these ways are.

Carmencitta Magazine - How to Whiten Your Nails 1Soak your nails in denture cleaner.

Denture cleaners contain multiple active ingredients that can act as whiteners for your nails. Moreover, each cleanse has a different ingredient, but they all have the same effect; taking off stains from stubborn surfaces (such as your nails). All you have to do is dissolve a tablet in a bowl of war water, wait so that the tablet is completely dissolved, and soak your nails for 5 minutes. When you’re done, rinse lightly in warm and clean water, then pat dry.

Use nail polish remover.

 Carmencitta Magazine - How to Whiten Your Nails 2This depends on the reason why your nails are stained. In fact, if you got stained nails after you used a dark nail polish, you will able to get rid of some of them only by reapplying more nail polish remover.

The steps are easy: soak a cotton ball in your nail polish remover, after that, gently scrub the stained parts of your nail with the cotton. After just a few seconds, you will notice a big difference. However, if the nail polish remover did not do the work, it means that the stains need another solution for them to disappear.

Carmencitta Magazine - How to Whiten Your Nails 3Baking soda paste.

 Baking soda is a strong cleaning agent that can assist in whitening everything. In order to get the stains off, mix it with a little bit of hydrogen peroxide. After that, apply the paste on your nails for three minutes, and here you go!

 

Skin Problems: Dry Skin

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Skin types vary from extremely oily, to extremely dry. Whatever in between (partly oily, partly dry…), either belong to the first type or to the second one. We have already discussed the oily skin problem and solutions, this is why, we are going to talk about the dry skin, its problem, and its solutions.

 In fact, dry skin is when your body and face start feeling itchy and flaky. While famous hydrating creams commercials promise you the perfect skin, you probably had the thought of: why should I rub my body with some aesthetic products and ruin it more than it’s already ruined? This is the reason why we have gathered for you today some DIY tricks to keep your skin hydrated and healthy.

Carmencitta Magazine - Skin Problems Dry Skin 2Hot Showers Should Be Skipped

Nothing feels better than having a long hot shower. However, hot water is one of the main factors that cause skin dryness. Moreover, taking lukewarm showers is better for your skin. In addition, when using soap, find one that is chemicals free.

Exfoliate before you hydrate

Carmencitta Magazine - Skin Problems Dry Skin 3Invest your money on a jar of salt or sugar scrub. These are one of the best exfoliation products that help you get rid of the dry and itchy skin on the surface, and have a smooth skin. After that, use a well-known hydrating cream to help keep the moisture trapped in your skin.

Honey and olive oil

Carmencitta Magazine - Skin Problems Dry Skin 4.This is the perfect mix for an itchy dry spot. Mix one tablespoon of honey with one tablespoon of olive oil, add a squeeze of lemon juice, and here you go! Apply the mix on the dry spot and let it sit for 20 minutes, then take it off with a warm towel.

Drink lots of water

Carmencitta Magazine - Skin Problems Dry Skin 5.Water is a crucial factor in order to survive. However, it does not only benefit the body, it benefits the skin as well. You should try your best to drink the amount of 8 cups of water per day.

Keep your Diet under Control with these Tips

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Most of us, food lovers, know that sticking to a healthy diet is a hard challenge. However, there are some tricks that we can follow in order to win this battle. Aare you struggling? Keep on reading this article as we guide you through those tips on how to keep your under control.

Be Prepared

Carmencitta Magazine - Keep Your Diet under Control with These Tips3In order to be prepared, you need to have a number of healthy options that are stashed for your grab-and-go convenience. In fact, this tip is able to make a lot of difference in your daily healthy routine.

Moreover, there are a lot of options for this stashed meals thing, for example: a bag of baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, organic almonds, a cheese stick, Greek yogurt, or even a 100-calorie bag of Pop chips. In fact, those options will lower your hunger pangs that will surely lead you to make poor food choices.

Carmencitta-Magazine-Keep-Your-Diet-under-Control-with-These-Tips4.Come Up With a Game Plan

The hardest time to keep tour diet under control, is when you are going out for lunch or dinner. In fact, there is a solution for you; once you decide which restaurant you will be going to, make sure you check out the restaurant’s menu ahead of time, so that you can decide what you are going to eat, and which healthy plate you are going to order. When you do that, you will not be tempted to order those meals that are stacked with calories and bad fats.

Eat Your Veggies

 

Carmencitta Magazine - Keep Your Diet under Control with These Tips2Our mothers were right when they tried to make us eat our veggies before the main course. However, what we did not know is: vegetables are low in calories and able to make us feel full before we dig into our calorie filled main course. Moreover, in order to ace that, do not ruin your salad by adding a creamy sauce. The best dip you can order is a lemon mustard sauce with a small amount of olive oil. Eat slowly, and by the time your main course arrives, you will not be able to eat all of it, and thus less calories.

 

Life Changing Makeup Hacks

Life Changing Makeup Hacks

What if we tell you that you do not have to spend hours in front of your mirror, putting on your makeup? Yes! That can really happen! All you need is some tips and hacks that we will be providing you with. Once you get used to them, you will be able to put on your makeup in 10 minutes only.

A Gel Liner out of a Pencil eyeliner

Life Changing Makeup HacksAll you will need is a pencil eye liner that you thought was not good anymore because it has become too dry, in addition to a lighter. Turn on the flame, and hold the pencil under for 2 seconds. Be careful not to use it immediately, and let it cool down for 15 seconds. That’s it! Right! You now have a gel eyeliner.

Check your makeup under the outside light

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Our bedrooms’ lights cannot give us a similar light to the outside world. In fact, when you are applying your makeup in a bedroom where the light is turned on, you may make the mistake of applying too much. However, you can still correct it when you get outside and look at a small pocket mirror.

An easier removal for glitter nail polish

Life Changing Makeup Hacks

When you want to apply glitter nail polish for a night and avoid the mess it makes when you take it off, skip the base coat step, and use instead white glue. After that, let it sit for a while until it is totally dry. Once it’s dry, apply the glittery nail polish which you can peel off whenever you want.

Use a white base coat

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In fact, a white base coat can help your nail polish stand out more. Moreover, using a white base coat instead of a clear one, will prevent the nails from becoming stained, and will last longer than the clear one.

What you need to know before you get eyelash extensions

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Most women, especially busy ones, do not always have the time to apply false lashes, curl them, and put on mascara. As a result, eyelash extensions have become increasingly popular. In fact, it has saved women a lot of time, every day, while they are doing their morning makeup routine. However, before you jump in and do anything, you certainly need to read about it first. Here are the tips that you need to know before you get eyelash extensions.

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The most common types of lash extensions

In fact, there are three types of lash extensions: mink, synthetic, and silk. Moreover, there are as well different sizes that range from 6mm to 17mm. Once you decide the size and material, the lashes are applied one at a time by using a specially formulated, semi-permanent glue that will not irritate the eye nor damage the natural lash.

If glue gets in your eyes

When they are applying it for you, your eyes will be shut the whole time. This is why, you will get no glue in your eyes. Moreover, before you start, make sure that the glue is safe, and is free from anything that may cause you an allergic reaction; of course if you are allergic to a certain material. However, it is important that you know the difference between an allergy and an infection, and if you get allergic, that will not mean that the glue is not good.

If your tears fall down

While applying those lashes, if you feel any burning or discomfort during the whole thing, and your eyes start to tear or cry, you should know that this is a huge red flag and you should immediately tell your technician that you are not feeling good about what is happening. You may need to have your technician change the glue. Getting lash extensions should be a completely pain-free experience.

How to become a healthy eater

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A healthy life is a routine that you can follow in order to have a better lifestyle. In fact, in order to do that, you need to pass through a lot of steps so that you can make your body get used to having a healthy lifestyle. If you want to know what those steps are, keep on reading this article so we can guide you through them.

Choose the right carbohydrates

In fact, there are two types of carbs: simple carbs and complex carbs. When it comes to wimple carbs, they are the ones that your body can absorb quickly like sugar and flour. In fact, for your body to do so, it needs to release a big amount of insulin in order to fight the overload. However, when it comes to complex carbs, they are slowly digested by your body; for example: whole-grain flour, hearty vegetables, oats, and unprocessed grains, like brown rice. These foods are usually higher in vitamins and other nutrients that are beneficial for the body, and they are higher in fiber (which keeps your digestive system running smoothly). As a result, you need to choose wiser and what is more beneficial.

Eat lean, mean protein

In fact, every day, you should make sure that you get between 10% and 35% of your daily calories from protein. Moreover, this is essential because protein helps you build muscles and gives you the lasting energy throughout the day. Examples of healthy proteins include: Lean fish such as flounder, sole, and halibut; Lean poultry such as chicken breast; Legumes like beans and soy products; and Nuts like cashews.

Know the difference between good fat and bad fat

In order to function correctly, you need to consume fat for your body. However, it’s important that you know which fats to choose. There are two types of fat: good fats such as Monounsaturated fats and omega-3 fatty acids, and they need to be consumed regularly. However, bad fats are trans fats and saturated fats.

 

Steps for a Perfect Curly Hair

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Natural Curly hair tends to be unruly and frizzy most of the times. However, your hair does not have to stay this way, because there are some proper care routines that will help you get them perfect curls. In fact, with a little time, proper care, curly hair can become soft, shiny, and beautiful. Keep on reading this article as we will show you how to tame your unruly mane into soft, sleek curls. And count you some steps that you can use in order to have a perfect curly hair.

Start with a great haircut

What most people do not know is: a great haircut is the foundation for great curls. Moreover, your actual natural curls start from the top of your head, so layers are great for curls, so that hair from the top of your head remains shorter and lighter so can curl better. In fact, a great hair stylist will know what to do, so be sure to find one that knows how to deal with curly hair.

Use the right shampoo and conditioner

Finding the right shampoo and conditioner for curly hair is hard. If it’s too light, your hair will be frizzy. If it’s too heavy, your curls will go limp. This is why, you need to keep on trying to find the perfect shampoo for your hair. And believe us, at the end, all the tries will be worth it.

Dry it properly

This step is super important, if not the most important one. In fact, you have to make sure that, when you get out of the shower, you will need to stop the habit of taking your normal terry cloth towel and rub your hair, and then wrap it around your hair. In fact, this is the number one cause of your hair being frizzy and not curly enough. Just try to get rid of the water before you get out of the shower.

Remedies for sagging skin

Remedies for sagging skin

Just like time does not wait for anyone; aging signs do not either! It is impossible to stop time when you are in your twenties so that your skin can stay wrinkle free and sag free. In fact, what is more disturbing than wrinkles is sagging skin, because it makes you look way too older than you really are. Some people may grow up to have sagging skin, and some only get wrinkles. This is why, we have gathered for you today, the top 3 home remedies that you should do in order to keep your skin from sagging.

Remedies for sagging skin

Egg White

Remedies for sagging skin

In fact, egg whites are natural astringent; they have factors that cause the contraction of skin cells and other body tissues. This is why, they make the perfect remedy for sagging skin. All you have to do is whisk 2 egg whites until the mixture becomes foamy. After that, apply the result on your face and neck. Leave it for 20 minutes, and rinse with cold water. Repeat this 2 to 3 times a week for a shiny and tight face.

Lemon

Remedies for sagging skin

Lemon has vitamin C which, when applied to the face, boosts the production of collagen which helps reduce wrinkles and tighten the skin. For this remedy you need to apply fresh lemon juice on your face and neck, leave it on your face for 15 minutes, and then rinse with water. Repeat 2 to three times per week.

Aloe Vera

Remedies for sagging skin

This is a great agent that firms and tightens skin. This is why we find it in many skin tightening lotions and creams. All you have to do is get an aloe Vera leaf, cut it in half, and extract the gel that is inside it. After that, apply the extract on your face, leave it until it is dried, and rinse of with cold water. You should repeat this remedy once per day for the best results.

 

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