Ready to get started with your own beauty regimen? No? What's the matter, you don't know what to do or where to start with beauty? No worries, this article has your back. Below are some tips and tricks that can get you started with the basics of beauty so that you can do it your way. One way to get the most out of your nail polish is to add a bit of polish remover, if you find that it is starting to dry out in the bottle. You should just put a little then put the lid back on and shake it up. This may leave you with one or two additional coats of polish. Apply black or brown mascara to your lashes to brighten up your eyes and draw all attention to them. Use a dry disposable wand to brush off excess mascara from the corner of your eyes. The value of brushing your hair frequently cannot be underestimated. By brushing it frequently you help distribute the oils in your scalp, just as when you brush a dogs fur, it distributes their oils. So, by brushing frequently you help evenly distribute the oils, vitamins, and minerals throughout your hair, helping it stay healthy as a whole. Make sure your foundation matches. Before buying a new foundation, you should test it on the inside of your wrist. This skin is comparable to the skin on your face and will give you a good example of what this makeup will look like on your face and how it feels. To keep your skin looking fresh and flawless, make sure you drink plenty of water each day. Dehydration can leave your skin dry and wrinkly. You can rehydrate your skin by consuming a minimum of 8 - 10 glasses of water daily. If you do not enjoy water, add in some lemon or cranberry juice for some taste. Your skin will look much better for it. When you are purchasing your staple items for your makeup bag, such as foundations or lipsticks for instance, buy duplicates if possible. Keep one in a safe place, like a work drawer, and keep the other at home. This way, you'll always be prepared for any situation that might require a touch-up. Keep the back of your head top priority when styling your hair. This area is harder to style and if you're tired once you get around to that area it can ruin your whole look. Once you have found a haircolor you like, be sure to buy an extra box or two of it to keep at home. That way, you will never be out of the color you like if they happen to run out of it at the local drugstore or beauty center. To get the best results from your styling products, don't apply them to soaking wet hair. The water in your hair will dilute the products, rendering them less effective. Before applying any products, remove as much excess water from your hair as you can. You'll see a change in how your products work immediately. Beauty is in the details, so you may have to spend a little bit of time on the small things that are often overlooked. This could mean using a good exfoliant in the shower or learning the correct way to shave your face or your legs. These small things add up to a much better you. With the previous tips floating around your thoughts, you ought to be ready to take out the products and tools and start doing beauty your way! It does take some knowledge and some practice, but if you keep at it, it is indeed achievable. So, get going, enjoy yourself, and have fun!