What is the difference between "Store Brand" and "Professional" Cosmetics?

Written by Adem Martin del Campo

Everyone has heardrepparttar cliché "you get what you pay for". This isrepparttar 102002 main difference between professional cosmetics and store brands. You have to say to yourself "How come I can buy eye shadows inrepparttar 102003 store and they only cost $2.00?" The reason isrepparttar 102004 quality ofrepparttar 102005 products in just not as good. Let me give you some practical examples. First let's look at foundation. Most ofrepparttar 102006 foundations found in stores that are liquid are just that, liquid. In order for that foundation to haverepparttar 102007 consistency of water there has to be a large amount of water in it. You are also playing a guessing game when you have to chooserepparttar 102008 "right one". This isrepparttar 102009 reason why we charge more for our Custom-Blended Foundation. It is a cream-based formula with SPF-15 sun block, so it will moisturize and protect your skin while you wear it. Since we custom-blend our foundation you can be assured that it isrepparttar 102010 right color and shade for your eye color. This is important because you will notice that our foundation will not change colors on you overrepparttar 102011 course ofrepparttar 102012 day. Another benefit is that it does not contain any waxes to cause it to crack or wrinkle after a short period of time. You can already start to understandrepparttar 102013 differences. Let's move on to lipstick.

Lipstick seems like a pretty general thing, but it isn't. Most ofrepparttar 102014 "long-lasting lipsticks" tend to stain your lips and make them dry likerepparttar 102015 desert; whereas our lipsticks are cream-based, so they will stay on a long time and not dry your lips while you wear them. A great way to changerepparttar 102016 look of each of our lipsticks is to use your blush color as a base. Try that withrepparttar 102017 "long-lasting lipsticks" you will not see any difference, so you end up having to buy a larger variety of them in order to see any change.

While walking throughrepparttar 102018 store you might notice a new eye shadow you like. Stop and think about it. What am I really getting? Most ofrepparttar 102019 store brand eye shadows contain waxes that when mixed withrepparttar 102020 oils in your skin will start to crease and wrinkle much likerepparttar 102021 foundation mentioned earlier. Our eye shadows go on smooth and they can be applied either wet or dry. When applied wet they become water resistant, so a night out dancing is no problem.

Have you noticed that a lot of store brands are going towards compact powders instead of loose powder? You say to yourself "this seems more convenient". There is a reason they have to make it so "convenient" - you are going to need to "freshen up" all day long. Our powders are so finely processed that once you apply them inrepparttar 102022 morning you will not need to reapply it later inrepparttar 102023 day. Now of course if you are out inrepparttar 102024 sun being active, I am not saying that you will not need to freshen up later. What I am saying is that during normal activity like when you are at work there will be no need to reapply your powder. This will make your powder last a lot longer.

Ask Right and You May Receive

Written by Rinatta Paries

How easily do you get what you want from others? And how easy is it for you to ask for what you want or need?

Perhaps you haven't worked uprepparttar courage to actually makerepparttar 102001 request you want to make. Or perhaps you've made several requests, but still find your needs unmet. If you're frustrated because you seem to be unable to get what you want and what you ask for, you're not alone.

This happens in all types of relationships, including intimate and dating relationships, family, friendships and work relationships. I'll focus on intimate relationships in this article; however, if you are having a problem getting what you want in any relationship,repparttar 102002 information below will be useful as well.

There are ten tricks to getting what you want in any relationship. But surprisingly, these tricks are not about manipulation. Whenever possible, use these ten tricks to get what you want. The more you practice,repparttar 102003 better you will get at both asking effectively and getting results.

1. It's ok to ask. This isrepparttar 102004 first and most important trick. Understand that you haverepparttar 102005 right to ask for anything you need or want. Whether it be an evening of help with childcare, help withrepparttar 102006 chores, an investment in your personal growth, or a gift you want. Always, always ask for what you want from anyone you want it from.

2. Be prepared to hear a "yes" or a "no." One effective way to ask is to be prepared to hear either a "yes" or a "no." This givesrepparttar 102007 person you are asking a true choice. People likerepparttar 102008 freedom and power of being able to truly choose. Ask this way and you are more likely to hear a "yes."

3. Never make a "no" wrong. If you get a "no" to your request, be gracious. Anything but a gracious reaction will mean you were making a demand instead of a request. Demands are never responded to very well and are always resisted. Make a "no" wrong and you are asking for more "no's." Be gracious, and you will get a "yes" inrepparttar 102009 future.

4. Have an alternative strategy. You haverepparttar 102010 right to make a request andrepparttar 102011 person you are making a request of hasrepparttar 102012 rightrepparttar 102013 say "no." This means, like it or not, you need an alternative strategy for getting what you want. If a person says "no," you can't somehow make him or her do or give you what you want. You may simply need to employ an alternative strategy and take care of your needs yourself.

5. Assume that it would be a "yes" if... Assumerepparttar 102014 person or people you are asking have your best interests in mind. If you get a "no," assumerepparttar 102015 reasons for your request are not clear. Assume that if your reasons were known, your request would be granted. Make your reasons known, gently.

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