Most girls always pay a lot of attention to their appearance, but an important event such as a date, a wedding, or a holiday can take beauty concerns to a whole new level. Do you want to look amazing without spending huge sums of money? This article is just what you need!
Bright Side always wants to help their followers find solutions to all possible problems. So in this article, there are some effective tips and tricks that can help you stay impeccable when it matters most.
The smooth, radiant skin effect
Baking is a makeup technique that allows us to get a healthy skin tone and get rid of dark circles under our eyes. To do this, powder is applied to the face with a wet sponge to help set the makeup.
There’s one more secret: instead of using a translucent powder that, as a rule, costs a fortune, use baby powder. Yes, you read that right! It’s as good as any other professional product, and with this powder, your makeup is going to look incredible. All aspects of the process are described here.
A white smile
A white smile is an essential part of a flawless look. Unfortunately, sweets and coffee have a bad influence on the color of tooth enamel. But fortunately, there’s an effective method you can use to whiten your teeth at home. All you’ll need are some activated charcoal pills.
Grind a couple of the pills, dip your toothbrush in water and then in the powder, and brush your teeth using circular movements for 5 minutes. You’ll see the result almost immediately — your teeth will become brighter after 2 weeks of doing the procedure!
Beautiful nails without yellowing
Even if your nails’ natural color is hidden under polish most of the time, it’s still unpleasant to realize you have yellowing nails. If you want them to become whiter, you’ll need some baking soda. Baking soda is good for our nails for in different aspects: it softens cuticles and polishes the surface of the nails without damaging them.
You’ll need 2 tsp of hydrogen peroxide and 1/2 tsp of baking soda. Mix all the ingredients, apply the mixture to your nails, and wait for 5 minutes. Then wash your hands. If your nails are still too yellow, you’ll have to repeat the process (but not on the same day) to achieve the desired result.
An alternative to Botox to deal with wrinkles between the eyebrows
This method may look strange, but many people claim it works. If you have wrinkles between your eyebrows and it bothers you, try to put medical tape over the wrinkles and leave it there while you sleep. Conducting this experiment takes barely any time or effort at all. And if it works, you’ll save a lot of money on Botox — it isn’t cheap!
Strong and healthy nails
There are lots of ways to make your nails look healthier. For example, castor oil boosts their growth, vitamin A restores split nails, and almond oil makes them stronger.
If your nails are weak, use a lemon from your fridge. Lemon juice is considered to be one of the best natural treatments to strengthen and recover your nails. Soak them in lemon juice for 2 weeks and watch them become healthier and healthier.
Get rid of dark circles and bags under your eyes.
Besides popular patches, there’s a product that can help you get rid of dark circles and bags under your eyes. We’re talking about…potatoes! You’ll only need to cut 2 slices or grind a chilled one in the fridge using a grater. Next, soak some cotton pads in its juice and apply it to your eyes. Perform this 2 times a week and you’ll see that your face will look healthier.
Lighter underarm skin
Wearing a dress can expose a lot of skin. If you’re self-conscious of the darkness of your underarms, you can use this simple and safe recipe.
You’ll need 1 tbsp of honey and 1 tsp of grated activated charcoal. Mix the ingredients, apply them to your armpits, leave the mixture there for 20 minutes, and then wash it off with warm water (use the leftover mixture as a face mask). It’s recommended to repeat the procedure 2-3 times a week.
Forget about swollen feet.
If you experience this symptom, we strongly recommend you visit a doctor first to identify the cause. As for natural remedies that can help you get rid of swollen feet, we think that this parsley mixture works the best as it effectively removes excess fluid from the body.
To prepare it at home, you’ll need fresh parsley, its root, and a blender. Wash and grind the plant, then put the mixture in a thermos, pour 17 fluid ounces of hot water in it, and leave it to infuse all night. In the morning, you’ll have to strain and drain the infusion. Drink it 3 times a day. Drink the infusion for 2 days, then take a break for 3 more. Try this method and your legs will start feeling way more comfortable, especially while wearing heels at important events.
Do you know any other indispensable beauty hacks? Leave them in the comments!
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25 Users Showed How Different Instagram Is From Reality, and It Can Make You Way More Confident
According to the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), Instagram is the most harmful social media for psychological health. Every day, we are disappointed when we start comparing our lives to the photos online without even thinking about how these perfect pictures were created. Fortunately, there are users who are ready to reveal what their lives look like without photoshop and filters.
Bright Side is happy to show the photos that will not only give you confidence, but will also improve your mood.
Before and after taken about 30 seconds apart
Nobody looks good in the morning.
Everything depends on the angle.
Trash looks bad no matter where it is.
“I love taking photos on the beach.”
It’s not just bodies and faces that get tune-ups on Instagram. The locals would be amazed to see the photo on the left.
Each successful photo actually means there were hundreds of failed attempts.
The photos I share vs The photos I’m tagged in
A black eye given by a unicorn
It appears that the rainbow is fake.
This is what’s behind a perfect life.
It’s always like this.
If people posted their real photos from the gym
10 minutes after cleaning and 10 hours later
Mud baths are attractive.
Behind the stage of perfect photo
Just imagine what the process looked like.
On hot days, you really need water-resistant makeup.
Before the party / after the party
When you are too hungry to arrange the food in a beautiful way:
This is the same girl.
There is something wrong with this photo.
Some people look like aliens in their photos.
It should be prohibited to tag people in photos.
Instagram vs Real-life motherhood
Do you prefer to post real or idealized photos?
10 Powerful Sculptures That Tell a Story Better Than Any Novel Could
We often take sculptures that surround us for granted, thinking that their only message is the one in plain sight. But it turns out that many of them have a deeper meaning like an angel that is made of weapons given up by those who never want to commit crimes again or a group of ginormous figures that tell us how a new life is born. Sculptures have a whole lot of good stories to share if you’re willing to listen.
Come with Bright Side on a little journey around the globe to see 10 eloquent monuments and sculptures and learn the stories behind them.
1. Knife Angel by Alfie Bradley has persuaded hundreds of people to give up violence.
Alfie Bradley created this breathtaking 27-foot-high angel made of more than 100,000 knives. These weapons were surrendered to knife bins around the UK and were collected by the UK police, knife crime charities, action groups and other people who were affected by knife crimes in one way or another. The Knife Angel travels around the UK to educate people on how important the problem of knife crime is and how dangerous these weapons are. You can learn more about The Knife Angel, the process of its creation, and its current locations here.
2. The Passer-Through-Walls by Jean Marais illustrates the final scene from a famous French novel.
Le Passe-Muraille is a French novel by Marcel Aymé that tells the story of a modest office worker who one day discovers that he has a superpower — he can walk through walls! The hero uses his gift to the fullest to solve problems and becomes a burglar, gets into prison, and escapes until one day he loses his power right on his way through a wall and gets stuck in it. This monument is also quite interactive — the man’s hands are polished by thousands of people who try to help him get out of the wall.
3. Building Bridges by Lorenzo Quinn shares a recipe for a better world.
How do we make our world a better place to live in? Friendship, wisdom, help, faith, hope, and love — these are the ingredients to a better world and happier people according to Lorenzo Quinn, a famous Italian artist. These 6 virtues are embodied in the 6 pairs of hands that build a bridge together. This is one of the latest works by Quinn that was built for 2019’s Venice Art Biennale.
4. Corporate Head by Terry Allen tells us about the danger of being focused on profit at all costs.
The impressive life-sized bronze sculpture of a man who has buried his head in the building resides in Los Angeles, California in the US. The sculpture embodies a businessman who has devoted all his life to gaining profit for himself and the company he works for. He is separated from the office building only from his neck down, which means his thoughts have been completely absorbed by the establishment he works for.
The sculpture illustrates the modern pace of life where people have to carry an economic burden and spend their whole lives working in businesses, often missing out on things that are way more important than material wealth.
5. Sphere Within a Sphere by Arnaldo Pomodoro reminds us of how fragile our planet is.
This wonderful statue mesmerizes viewers with a complex structure of fractured spheres — the outer one and the inner one — and numerous intricate gears inside. The artist, Arnaldo Pomodoro, liked to study simple geometrical forms in his work and managed to hide deep meaning behind those simple forms. The Sphere Within a Sphere once again reminds us how everything in the universe is interconnected, how fragile our world is, and how easily it can be broken into pieces.
6. The Man Who Measures the Clouds by Jan Fabre speaks about the struggles of measuring the immeasurable.
This unique artwork with the gold leaf finishing touch is part of 2019’s Venice Art Biennale and it shows viewers a man rising to a height of 29.5 feet (9 meters) and trying to measure the clouds with a ruler. This sculpture can be interpreted as a person’s desperate attempt to make the impossible possible, as our never-ending striving to surpass ourselves as mankind, or as a nod to ancient philosophy that thought that human beings were the measure of all things.
7. Inertia and The Bankers by Jason Decaires Taylor tackle social issues and call for our responsibility.
The Bankers, Inertia and other marvelous underwater sculptures by Jason Decaires Taylor reveal the most acute problems of modern society, like being obsessed with material wealth and being exposed to mass media’s influence. But apart from that, these unbelievable works serve as homes for coral that are on the verge of extinction in many regions of our planet. By placing his masterpieces underwater in Mexico, the Bahamas, and other places, the artist tries to attract more attention to global climate changes and the things we can do to protect the earth.
8. Absorbed by Light by Gali Lucas and Karoline Hinz honestly tell us how obsessed we’ve become with gadgets and technology.
3 people sitting on a bench, absorbed by their smartphones so much so that they don’t even notice each other. What could illustrate our era better? The installation that was part of the Amsterdam Light Festival symbolizes how modern technology connects and disconnects us at the same time. When you walk at night next time, look around and you’ll see the same picture — dozens of people all around with their faces lit up by their mobile phones. We actually are absorbed by these lights, aren’t we?
9. Trains to Life — Trains to Death by Frank Meisler commemorates children whose lives were saved and taken during the Holocaust.
The impressive work by Frank Meisler is located in Berlin, Germany, and it has 2 parts — 5 figures of boys and girls in dark bronze on one side, and a boy and a girl made of light bronze on the other side. The kids in these 2 parts of the monument gaze into different directions and symbolize 2 different outcomes that awaited children during the Holocaust. The group of 5 figures commemorates the 1.6 million Jewish kids that were sent to concentration camps and were killed, while 2 other kids pay tribute to those 10,000 children that were saved and transported to England.
10. The Miraculous Journey by Damien Hirst shows the stages of a baby’s growth in the womb.
This amazing monument located outside the Sidra Medical and Research Centre in Doha, Qatar, consists of 14 large-scale bronze sculptures, each of them showing a stage of an embryo’s growth in the womb from conception to birth. Being extremely explicit and bold, The Miraculous Journey evoked controversial feelings in the eastern audience and was even covered from public view for some time.
Here’s what Damien Hirst, the creator of the monument said about the ideas he addressed in his work: “Ultimately, the journey a baby goes through before birth is bigger than anything it will experience in its human life. I hope the sculpture will instill in the viewer a sense of awe and wonder at this extraordinary human process, which will soon be occurring in the Sidra Medical Center, as well as every second all across the globe.”
Which of these monuments would you like to see with your own eyes? Can you share with us a picture of a sculpture or a monument that impressed you?
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