Six Types of Spot – and how to Treat them

You may just think that a spot is a spot, but you are actually wrong. If you want to destroy your nemesis then you need to arm yourself with as much knowledge as possible. Below are six known types of spot, and the best way to combat them.

Volcano spots

At the point when a fountain of liquid magma ejects your sense is no uncertainty to seek shelter. A solitary officer, these huge spots pick their minutes to stake a solid claim to your button, temple, eyebrow… ideally some place prominent and anguishing, keeping in mind the end goal to demolish your day/night/WEEK. Irate, ouchy and requesting of consideration, these ghastliness indicates are constantly the reason for libertine living – an excessive amount of alcohol/sugar/takeaways/celebrating/going out-in-your-make up, and you should make Mr. Spot your ‘in addition to one’ to the gathering.

You require synthetic fighting to manage this monster – something quick drying and elucidating to return you accountable for your skin’s destiny. A good skincare mask is pressed with redness-lessening, gunk-wiping out sulfur to set spots trembling… use as an all-finished cover, or on-the-spot treatment to destroy spotsmedium-term.

Interview Spots

So called interview spots get their name from the fact that they only seem to appear on the morning that you have a job interview or some other important event. Interview pots have a propensity for picking their minutes. Uncommon occasion. CHECK. Travel permit photograph. CHECK. These clairvoyant zits can read your timetable like a book, and unfailingly pick the inconvenient time to make their introduction. When you have to influence a pimple to vanish STAT, go after a featherweight (yet rock solid) cover – to camouflage insulting imperfections without fueling issues.

Hormone Spots

On the off chance that you’ve a sprinkling of pimples on your button/along your jawline it’s as great a sign as any that Aunt Flo is because of visit. Hormonal breakouts are difficult to treat topically – yet in the event that you know when they’re normal you can do your best to leave spots speechless.

Ensure that you eat well/drink a lot of water during the time paving the way to your period, and have a go at exchanging your standard chemical to something with an antibacterial/pore-decontaminating operator. It’s additionally worth taking pre-emptive healthy skin measures – take a stab at slathering skin with a retexturising night cream which is stuffed with lactic corrosive to keep bargain cells from obstructing your pores (and accelerate spots’ death).

Regular Spots

Not all that enormous that it feels like the principle point of convergence of your face, yet not adequately immaterial for you to overlook it, this type of pimple is regularly the aftereffect of ‘urban grime’ getting held up in amplified pores. The most ideal approach to keep these unwelcome face visitors at a careful distance is by guaranteeing pores are kept clear and that your skin’s ‘platform’ is invigorated.

A corrosive peel is invaluable; not exclusively will this work to disintegrate the dulling (and pore-stopping up) scurf yet will fortify cells to make collagen which thusly, fortifies pore dividers and anticipates them growing.

Persistent Spots

Like that companion toward the finish of the gathering, this spot just won’t take the insight. Determined, immoveable and wont to leave an enduring (a long way from-good) impression, this sort of profound, cystic spot is inclined to scar or depart a pigmentation fix long after it’s left the building (much like the wine recolor that is demolished your cover).

Gratefully, you don’t simply need to smile and-bear-it. Directed medicines, for example, a good blemish lotion, gloat a mixed drink of concentrates to focus on the spot and reduce the result. With a super-charged mixed drink of cleaning acids, detoxifying mineral dirt and quieting camphor, this entirely pink mixture resembles the taxi that swings up to escort your alcoholic buddy to their bed. Acclaim be!

Blackheads

Simply caused by debasements making their homes in your pores (ordinary grime ties with sebum and turns dark when oxidized), pimples are effortlessly helped. Consistent shedding is the way to keeping skin clear and ‘strawberry without seed’ – add a purifying sponge into your beauty regime and utilize an elucidating veil maybe a couple times each week, to battle blockage and abandon you nose for all intents and purposes poreless.

And there you have it. So no matter what type of spot you may face on your face, at least there’s a remedy for it. The important part is to correctly identify the reason for getting the spot, so that you can choose the right weapon from your arsenal in order to get rid of it.

 

Fenty Beauty – Exclusive new peak

I have not come across Fenty Beauty before they sent me this free promotion pack. This isn’t a sponsored post, I am just being completely honest with my review. Mimosa Sunrise is a vibrant, light-medium tangerine orange with strong, warm yellow undertones and a pearly sheen. It was one of the least shimmery shades in the duos for reference. The pigmentation was fantastic, while the texture was smooth, blendable, and easy to work with, though I’d use a moderate hand or denser brush to pickup product more evenly. As an eyeshadow, it applied best with pressing and patting motions. It wore well for nine hours on me before fading.

Sangria Sunset is a medium-dull pink with inconspicuous, cool connotations and a metallic sheen.  If you are going to buy Fenty Beauty products the ONLY place to get them in the UK right now is at feelunique.com, use a discount code first, I found one – TENOFF – from this website. Money-saving is a way of life…! The surface was delicate, smooth, and thick without being hardened or difficult to get item when utilizing a brush. It had almost dark shading scope that connected equally and mixed out with little exertion on my cheeks, however it appeared to look somewhat less metallic in a solitary layer once buffed and mixed out. I didn’t experience any difficulty utilizing it as an eyeshadow. The shading remained on well for nine hours on me before blurring a bit.

Getting that perfect bun of hair – the ballerina!

I am told that my bun is a versatile hairstyle that can be used in a variety of situations. Depending on the style, a bun can be a functional style for household chores, a more polished look for work or school, or a sophisticated updo for a night out! No matter what kind of bun you want to make, you can look great in no time by just following a few simple steps!

I always envied those who could effortlessly throw their long hair into a bun on top of their heads and look perfectly polished without the use of damaging heat styling. Earlier this year I bought my first ‘donut’ and you could say it changed my life.. it didn’t but you could say it. It did, however, revolutionise my every day hair routine. I pretty much wore a bun for a month (day and night) until I had the Got2b mishap when I had to have it cut in to a short bob. That was a dark time I must say but happily hair does grow and it’s finally long enough (just) to cover a doughnut again and since I’ve been wearing it a lot lately I’ve had lot of requests for a how to.. so here it is. I got the clips from Debenhams (used promo code from here).

 

  • You can choose to make your bun off-center for a more playful look if you would like. This look works best if your bun is placed either very low or very high.
  • Because you are going for a messy bun look, don’t brush your hair or run your hands through it too much as you draw it back. Simply pick your hair up, resisting the temptation to finger brush it.
  • Be sure to pick up any loose strands, and make sure that all of your hair has been included in your handful.

 

Tips for Tackling Cellulite

Before we go any further, please, please, please note that there is absolutely nothing wrong with having cellulite. Nearly all of us have dimples and we shouldn’t be afraid to show them off to the world. However, cellulite can have a huge effect on body confidence, so if yours is making you a bit self conscious then read on.

It’s fine to have some hang-ups (we as a whole do!) and, notwithstanding needing everybody to commend the skin they’re in, we realize that some of you will need to prep before you wear your extremely small new two-piece…

Symptomatic of a huge number of variables – from hormones to your quality pool (thanks parentals) – cellulite is because of fat stores making skin look a bit… orange-peely. Furthermore, no one’s safe – from those who’re über thin to those who’re honored with peachy bottoms – anybody can discover their thighs are not as much as super smooth. Thus, despite the fact that we emphatically advocate acknowledgment, here are our best tips to help reduce spaces.

Right off the bat, pick your weapon: We swear by Mio’s “Body Brush” – made with normally firm yet non-grating pig swarms and elastic ‘back rub’ knobs to enable persuade to skin out of hibernation. Little and frequently is the best strategy. We know somebody (ahem) who’s gone at body brushing like they’re sanding floors – be firm however delicate, and recollect that one can’t buff one’s base into nothingness… anyway hard you attempt. Do it dry (!?) before showering – it opens up your pores and will get your skin sparkling.

Or on the other hand attempt Sarah Chapman’s “The Bodylift” – an agonizing looking ‘gadget’ that back rubs your thighs to breakdown fat stores while conditioning and ‘fixing’ skin.

What’s more, on the off chance that you can manage it, grasp a “Acupressure Strap”. Ouchy in any case, the ‘needles’ on the “Bed of Nails” work ponders for constant irregularities and knocks – boosting dissemination to kick-begin crumbling of the fundamental fat groupings.

There’s additionally another particular child on the cellulite-banishing square. A bizarre silicone glass, Legology’s “Circu-Lite Squeeze Therapy” is phenomenal – even notwithstanding its ‘fundamental’ appearance. This vacuum is critical to accomplishing smooth, without dimple thighs when it’s utilized with a moving strategy. By diminishing maintenance of liquids and boosting bloodflow to the focused on regions, it unmistakably smooths and enhances your skin’s tone and surface.

Normal Skin vs CelluliteWhat’s more, it isn’t simply devices! We’ve an army of medications to additionally improve the presence of bottoms. Mio’s “Shrink to Fit Cellulite Smoother” is pressed with a high grouping of caffeine and cancer prevention agents, nearby their ‘Adipoless’ and ‘Adiposlim’ buildings, which work to ‘contract’ fat cells and restrain stockpiling to your skin feeling mind blowing supple.

On the other hand, “Cellu-Lite Salon Secret For Legs” utilizes a similar serious, detoxifying and empowering oils (counting grapefruit, Tunisian rosemary, patchouli and green mandarin) utilized by knead advisors amid leg-helping, inch-misfortune medications (it’s mind boggling).

Or then again attempt Sol de Janeiro’s imposing “Body Buff Smoothing Scrub ‘N Mask” with Brazilian quartz precious stones and Amazon waterway earth to shed, diminish and detoxify skin, while a mixed drink of powerful plant separates help feed and wash down so you can overcome even the teeniest g-string (simply imagine you’re on Ipanema) and say ‘Sayonara’ sarong.

My Travel Makeup Bag

It’s safe to say that as I write this I am pretty darn excited about my upcoming trip but by the time you read it I’ll have been back for more than a week.. the craziness that is scheduled posts, eh? To ensure that I would have some breathing space over my holiday and just after getting back I went a bit mad and over-prepared so this was the first slot available to show you what I took with me.. I’ll also be sharing what I took in my toiletries bag in a couple of days too so those interested in hair/skin care keep an eye out for that!

Makeup

  • Foundation – Mix Of Revlon Colourstay & Avon Ideal Flawless
  • Concealer – Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser
  • Powder – Revlon Nearly Naked
  • Brows – Smashbox Brow Tech To Go
  • Cheeks – Sleek Makeup Faceform in Light & NARS Mata Hari
  • Primer – Urban Decay sample sachet
  • Eyeshadow – Urban Decay Naked Basics and single of Smog
  • Eyeliner – Maxfactor Excess Intensity & 17 Semi Permanent Liquid Liner
  • Mascara – Rimmel Lash Accelerator Endless

BTW, here’s my friend’s latest “review” video, I know some of you liked the old one 🙂

Ray-Ban Coloured Aviators Edit

 I was so excited when I bought these that I had to bombard you with hundreds of pictures of me wearing them, haha. I’ve wanted these shades since last summer and when I posted about them a month or so ago saying how I loved them but they were so expensive I was over the moon when a reader sent me a link to them HALF OFF. Unfortunately they’re no longer available from Zalando (where I bought them) but as I mentioned in my Wayfarer post, keep an eye on that site cause they have some amazing flash sales and products come in and out of stock all the time.

I always wanted a pair of Ray-Bans but had decided I was too clumsy to spend big money on something so flimsy.. especially the aviators so I’d resigned myself to Primark specials. There’s nothing wrong with my £1 pairs but they never sit QUITE right and for the life of me I couldn’t find a knock off of these mirrored blue ones.. and I looked EVERYWHERE! Had I found a pair I may not have jumped quite so quickly at the deal when I saw it but as I hadn’t they were still the elusive pair that got away and I couldn’t resist. I’m happy to report that I was NOT disappointed once I got my hands on them, they’re light but they definitely FEEL more substantial than my cheapo pairs. I’m yet to drop them and thus far I’ve been very good about putting them back in their ‘house’ but I am very nervous that 1. I could bend/break the frames and 2. I could scratch the mirrored lenses. Fingers crossed the extra money I did a lot of research before buying and people do say they hold up far better than your average so I’m keeping my fingers crossed.

If you’re Ray-Ban fans or looking to get into a new pair of Aviators, well this is a must check-out item that was just released. The new FULL COLOR Aviators are AWESOME. No other way to describe them, really. With the look of the classic Aviators, the new full color Aviators provide a new fresh look to these classic babies.

So now I have the pair of my dreams and the less ostentatious tortoise Wayfarers.. I still need a regular pair of aviators, right? hehe.. you think I’m kidding..

#Selfeye With Max Factor Excess Volume

I was excited to try this newly launched double ended mascara from Max Factor because I do on occasion layer mascaras to get a fuller effect so the idea of it being within one tube definitely appeals. The idea with this 2 step product is that you start with a volumising formula and brush to get your lashes as big as possible before going in with a lengthening option. In my opinion it works better the other way around, I like to lengthen first but I guess that’s a matter of preference.

The mascara isn’t the greatest for me, I’m very picky though and I think it’s so difficult to recommend/the opposite when it comes to this kind of product. A blush is a blush, a lipstick is a lipstick but what is my holy grail mascara you may just absolutely hate.. it’s not a one size fits all deal.

Max Factor and Covergirl (the US equivalent) are effectively the same brand and the Lash Blast mascara from CG that is raved about online did absolutely nothing for me but make my lashes black, no volume and it’s all about the brush. Maybelline Rocket (also very popular) has an almost identical brush – I don’t like that either. The extending brush in this system is the same and so I knew as soon as I opened it I wasn’t going to love it. I can get some volume but it’s more than a little clumpy and unless we’re talking all out false effect then it’s just not worth the spidery look in my opinion.

Stop Smoking in Style

You may remember after Christmas I posted about my brothers experience with electronic cigarettes, I personally have never smoked (pause for applause) so I’m not about to lecture those of you who do to stop (we all have our vices, mine is Diet Coke – which is also apparently going to kill me) however for those of you who have been trying since the New Year or are contemplating doing so I thought you might be interested in these. I had no idea you could get anything other than fake cigarette looking e-cigs until a girl I work with pulled out one of these in pink.. I’m going to be honest with you, I thought it was some kind of illegal device but it turns out it’s just another variation and although I’m not suggesting you non-smokers take up ‘vapourising’ I think they’re pretty cute.

When I posted last lots of you shared your own experiences with quitting aids, as I said I can’t tell you whether these devices work as I have no use for them myself so I do encourage you to do the same here, any support from others in the same position is always going to be helpful. My colleague tells me that although she hasn’t given up entirely (I think for many the social aspect of smoking is what draws them back) she uses her vapouriser while she’s home and it’s helped her cut back considerably.

Now if only Freshcig could come up with a cute gimmick to replace my silver can of aspartame.. Have any of you tried this brand?

The new pastel range will be available online here soon

Miss BB