How to choose mascara to pick

One question I get from women is, "What is the very best (insert beauty product here)?" You want to know if you are standing in a drugstore aisle, what mascara to pick. If you are in a fancy department store and you want the very best mascara that will make your lashes appear long, full and lush while never, ever running onto your face, you want to know what counter to head to. Well, I've got your scoop.

Rimmel Extra Super Lash Mascara

For such an inexpensive mascara, this one packs a mighty punch and gets overwhelmingly positive reviews on the top review sites for going on smoothly (no clumps), looking natural and staying put throughout the day.
It's a simple mascara so don't expect maximum va-va-va-voomness. One reviewer on Makeupalley said teenage girls shouldn't bother with this basic mascara as it would be "boring" but she loves it because it helps perfectly coat her sparse over-40 lashes.

L'Oreal Voluminous

For a great overall budget mascara, consider L'Oreal Voluminous. InStyle Magazine named L'Oreal Voluminous its Best Beauty Buy mascara. Enhanced with hair conditioners panthenol and cermide-R, this product is a must-have. Makeup artists love it because, like the other best mascaras, it adds volume without clumping.

CoverGirl LashBlast Volume Mascara

When Eva Chen, the beauty director at Teen Vogue told the amazing blog "Into the Gloss" that this CoverGirl mascara is "the best mascara on the market," I immediately put it on this list. Why? Chen is a product junkie, her bathroom is like a mini Sephora, and she's tried every mascara on the market. Why does she love a $10 mascara the most? "If you want clean, defined, super long lashes, it’s great,"

Maybelline Full 'N Soft Mascara

Maybelline is beloved for its mascaras and this is their best-reviewed one. (Yes, MUCH better reviewed than Great Lash). It's a good drugstore mascara for daytime use. Don't expect excess volume for going out. For nighttime, consider using this as a base and apply over it a mascara made for volume. Also popular in waterproof form.

 

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Teeth whitening, improve our smile

Today, cosmetic dentistry is more popular than ever, from whitening and shaping, to closing spaces and replacing teeth. And dentists have a wide array of tools and techniques at their disposal for improving the look of your smile.
Before deciding to undergo any cosmetic procedure, it's important to know the benefits and risks, and what you can expect during the process. Make sure you're clear about what it will cost, how much experience your dentist has with the procedure, and whether any special maintenance will be needed afterward.

Over time teeth can become stained or discolored, especially after smoking, taking certain medications, or consuming foods and beverages such as coffee and tea. Using a chemical process, your dentist can bleach your teeth in one of two ways. He can do an in-office procedure, or provide you with a system to use at home.

Your dentist can create a custom mouthpiece that ensures the right amount of whitening solution reaches your teeth. You may find whitening at home more convenient. But it can take two to four weeks. In-office whitening can take place in one or more 45- to 60-minute visits.

Keep in mind, your teeth can become stained again if you continue exposing them to the same substances that originally stained them.

Since whitening products are not meant to clean teeth, it is still important to continue practicing daily oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and flossing at least once a day.

Bonding

Bonding may improve how your teeth look if they have excess space between them, or if they are chipped, broken, stained, or cracked.
Dentists also use bonding materials to fill small cavities or to protect the exposed root of a tooth.

The dentist can usually do this procedure in a single office visit by applying an etching solution followed by tooth-colored materials -- sometimes composite resins -- directly to the tooth's surface where needed.

Although bonding can last for several years, it is more likely than other types of restorations to chip or become stained.

Veneers
These custom shells, made of porcelain or plastic, cover the front sides of the teeth to change their color and/or shape. Veneers can improve teeth that:

Dentists often suggest veneers for some of the same problems that bonding addresses. Yet, the process for inserting veneers is not reversible like dental bonding, which can be removed.

Veneers are less expensive than crowns. And they last longer and have better color stability than bonding.

Before inserting veneers, the dentist first takes an impression of your tooth, then buffs the tooth before cementing the veneer in place. A beam of light helps harden the cement which secures the veneer to your tooth.

Porcelain veneers are made in a laboratory. So you would need a second visit to the dentist to have them inserted.

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