It is interesting to know that there are so many beauty articles that have been written, more than half a century ago that can apply helpful advice and tips for today’s readers. Reading these articles reminds us that most of the best health and beauty advice was provided by our great grandmothers.
These articles can still be used today, which is large proof that some beauty advice and practices are timeless.
Tresses, locks or manes, whatever you want to call hair are known to be the crown and glory of femininity. A woman’s hair is one the most beautiful things that she has. However, it is also one of the hardest things to maintain, because of “bad hair days.” Of course, you can’t always put a hat on to hide your hair when it is being unruly. Here are some tips to achieve your best hair.
Brush Hair From Roots To Ends – A key to having shiny hair is distributing the natural oils from root to tip of the hair strand. By brushing from roots to ends, the natural oil will be evenly distributed.
Don’T Make A Drastic Change In Color – It is safest to use shades that are within one or two shades from the natural color of your hair. This is a much gentler approach in changing your hair color.
Protect Hair From The Sun – Do you believe that this tip was established about eight decades ago? There was no global warming to talk about and even the depletion of the ozone layer was not even in the news. It really makes sense to do it today, because the sun rays are not our friend anymore. A good hat, a scarf or even an umbrella can do the trick.
We will be digging up some tips before the 90’s and the early 90’s and you’ll be surprised how these tips are still essential today.
April 1942 – This tip is a bit surprising because the modern tip would require different motions in applying a cream or cleanser. According to this issue, the application of the cream or cleanser must be done in upward motion to avoid sagging of the face.
April 1968 – It was a no-no to squeeze a pimple during this time, because the tiny scar that it can create and the damage it brings to the tissue. Ever wonder why there are so many people who still squeeze their pimples? Maybe, they just don’t listen to their grandma.
November 1976 – Women who use blush must apply it to the apple of the cheeks. Today, we are advised to smile so that the ‘apple of our cheeks’ will be prominently shown- and to identify where we should apply the blush.
May 1990 –So in the 90’s and since- it was a rule that you apply a powder or a foundation to the face or the neck, when testing it. Never use your hand or wrist as the color is too pale to provide you with an accurate idea of which color you should use. Experts say that usage of Lifecell anti-aging cream can also be beneficial for those who want to look younger.
When no foundation and mascara are applied, colored lips help the face glow. Check some old school tips that are still used today.
A lip balm is very essential in maintaining soft and smooth lips. To maximize the use of the lip balm, use a washcloth to rub off the flaky bits on the lips- before applying it.
Using a concealer on the lips can eliminate the chance that the lipstick will wear, bleed, or fade.