Airbrush FAQ

You must be very excited to try airbrushing on your own. Ever since the radical approach of using airbrush as a medium for applying makeup, various individuals have started to indulge in this venture. While using an airbrush may be simple, there are still various questions that mull around.

To aid you on enjoying the airbrush makeup path, here are some of the frequently asked questions about airbrushing:

What’s an airbrush?

An airbrush is an equipment which makes use of air to paint various objects be it applying tan to your skin or coloring model kits. Much like a pen, the airbrush is held in the same manner. Due to the method of painting, strokes, it derives the ‘brush’ from that approach.

Is there any specific airbrush that I should buy?

woman-729980_1280-225x300-3589586It’s best to make use of an airbrush that complements what you want. If you’re thinking of applying makeup, you don’t really need to make use of a big kit. It’s best to start out with single-action or dual –action airbrushes since they provide the best control and are capable of the finest sprays.

What kind of nozzle/s should I get?

If you’d like to start out small, the 0,2mm is the best starter for you. It has a much finer approach which is why it is great for beginners. If you’re looking for a much bigger coverage, you can also try out the 0,3mm, 0,4 and 0,5.

Is there any particular paint that I should use with an airbrush?

There’s no specific paint that the airbrush can’t work with. If you’ve been hoping to try out watercolor with the airbrush, it’s truly possible. However, it’s best to make use of airbrush ready paint to avoid the paint from clogging up your airbrush. If you’re curious to try out various paints, it’s important to thin them out before putting them into the color pan.

How often should I clean my airbrush?

It’s ideal to clean your airbrush after every application to avoid the chances of dried paint. If you’re keen on trying to dismantle and clean the airbrush piece by piece, this is a time consuming task therefore its ideal to do this once a week or once a month.


As the days grow warmer and warmer, many individuals have started to bask as much of the sun’s warmth as they could. Tanning turns up the heat for the warmer days; it’s no surprise with how people try to cool down with the warmer climate. Despite the wonder that a bronze tone can give you, keeping a healthy tan can be quite taxing.

woman-358765_1280-200x300-3946637With the heat going up a notch, your skin is treated to more damage than you’d hope. It becomes even more damaged if you opt to get a tan through sunbathing or the aid of a tanning bed. For a better output without having to go through such great lengths, you can make use of self tanners. Self tanners do not need the sun or UV rays to give you the much desired tan but they can pack a good amount of nutrients to help care for your skin.

No matter what method you use to get the shade of brown for your skin, keeping it can be a trickier task. Despite your darker color, your skin is still under the onslaught from the sun if you’re consistently hanging out of the house. Don’t forget to moisturize your skin. In order to maintain the suppleness of your skin, you’ll need to keep it hydrated; moisturized skin avoids wrinkling. One of the best sources of hydration is consistently drinking water as well as using topical products rich in aloe vera.

If you’ve been outside for most of the day, it’s best to take a cool shower. Not only does the shower help cool your body down but using hot water tends to dry your skin up. Dry skin eventually leads to peeling which is a big no-no to keeping tanned skin. You’ll also want to make use of a soft soap, such as liquid soap, so it won’t be so abrasive to your skin.

In a much deeper approach, your body also reflects how healthy you’re eating. If you’re the type to take away a lot of junk food, this can’t bode well for your body. Swapping the unhealthy palate can be quite a drastic change but with some fruits added into your meals, you’ll definitely expect a change. Have some avocados and nuts for a snack; they aid your skin in keeping its elasticity. If you’re looking into some greens, adding some spinach, broccoli, kale and carrots can tip the scales to suppler skin.

Supple skin can be difficult especially as the number on your age grows. However, don’t let a simple number stop you from getting beautiful tanned young-looking skin.


Summer is right around the corner and what better way to appreciate the season than getting your fair share of the sun. Tanning is a common occurrence for this season. It’s not surprising, with all the excursions at the beach and how a lovely tan can contour your body to looking its best. Due to the accessibility of beaches, you’ll see individuals lying about trying to get as much of the vitamin D as possible.

girl-1154734_1280-288x300-6023049When it comes to sunbathing, no one really wants to do it nude but sometimes swimsuits restrict the amount of skin that can get the lovely bronze color. While no one really wants to bask naked, wearing a risqué swimwear can be quite a challenge.

Not to worry, this article should help you out on finding the most appropriate swimwear to aid you, not only on getting a good tan, but also a fun time at the beach.

Firstly, what do you really plan to do for the general part of the day? If you’re hoping to lie about for hours on end, a bikini or a two piece is more ideal for you. Some of the choices on this category happen to be those string bikinis. If you’re in for more swimming, a much sturdier swimsuit should be most ideal.

Secondly, you’ll want to consider the material of your swimsuit. No one wants to wear constricting or chaffing swimsuit, be it for swimming or tanning. It’s best to make use of a light, thin material so your covered skin can also ‘breathe’ despite being under the sun for quite some time.

Thirdly, you’ll do wear choosing some lighter colors. A lighter color for your swimsuit gives your skin a chance to stand out especially if you want immediate results from your sunbathing session. Though, the color of your swimsuit should never hold you back.

Lastly, if you’re keen on enjoying a good swim while also hoping to get a nice tan, there are some radical swimsuits which cater to both. With our advancement on technology, it’s not surprising those two things you’d want to do on the beach have been enabled by the aid of one swimsuit. This means you can enjoy the waves and lie about under the sun in one beach trip!

With these suggestions, choosing a swimsuit always boils down to your comfort. No matter what you choose, you shouldn’t miss out on having your share of fun under the sun.


With the weather becoming hotter, it’s a good sign that we’re close to getting our fair share of the sun. Summer is a great season to tan but tanning alone can be a bore. Bring your friends during your tanning sessions and you’re sure to have some fun. For sunbathing, you don’t really need to go to the beach to soak as much of the sun. Why not try to get your share of vitamin D in a spacious back yard? This also means more privacy and you don’t have to spend more money on gas or a place to stay.


Before sunbathing, always make sure that each of you has done the necessary steps to prep your skin for sunbathing. No one wants to suffer a bad tan or worse, a nasty sunburn, in the process. You may also want to have some spare creams or ointments just in case.

Now when it comes to sunbathing, it’s best to lay out evenly on the yard, this also gives the best amount of exposure under the sun. Don’t forget to take a break from time to time or you might get sun stroke from the copious amount of heat.

Make sure to have some refreshments at the side; you’ll need plenty of water.

To brighten up the mood, you can have some music to accompany or strike up an interesting conversation to help pass the time. There’s nothing wonderful that knowing how things are about each other, especially if you haven’t seen each other for quite some time.

It’s best to set a specific time to when you start sunbathing and what time you’ll end. This gives your bodies the chance to cool off before enjoying more time together indoors. Nothing like having a relaxing time with the people you enjoy hanging out with.


With the summer closing in on us, it’s no surprise to enjoy the best time at the beach. There’s no else better to spend time with than with your friends. While you can bask in the sun ‘til you drop, that is surely be quite a bore to your companions. There’s no greater fun than fooling around with your friends so it’s nifty to have some games to get you going.

If you’re familiar with certain beach sports, such as beach volleyball and Frisbee; you’ll notice that these sports are widely played by shore. Volleyball is always great and diving on the sand means less pain when you’re trying to save a point for your team. Frisbee can go in any possible direction if you’re not familiar with it but that shouldn’t be stopping you.

You can also try sharks and minnows, which is a beach side version of tag. Playing tag is always fun due to the kick of adrenaline that you get when you’re being chase. If you do this by the beach, there’s a lot more difficulty since you can dive into the waters to get away from the ‘sharks’, or the ‘it’.

beach-862365_640-300x249-6409524If you’re a little adventurous, you can go around digging things from beneath the sand. There’s nothing rewarding than having a good loot to show off to your friends. Try out a little treasure hunting a little later in the day where the heat is not so stifling, you’ll be surprised at the things you happen to dig up.

Last but surely not the least, you can never go wrong on a water balloon fight. The beach is just calling for it.

All in all, any game can be fun as long you’re with your friends. You can cook up quirky ideas to spice a kid’s game or try to make use of the beach as best as possible.


Airbrush makeup has caught the cosmetics industry by a storm. It’s no surprise that many individuals have ventured into this particular type of makeup.

If you’re a beginner to airbrush makeup, one of the most dreaded tasks has to be cleaning your airbrush. Much like any ordinary citizen, taking apart any equipment can be a daunting task. Don’t let that get to you.

airbrush-300x168-3779179Cleaning your airbrush may appear to be quite complicated work but with these easy tips, you’re sure to ace the cleaning test in no time:

–           It’s best to clean your airbrush every time after use. This prevents any buildup which can clog your airbrush or cause various issues in the future.

–           Make use of warm water on the color cup and spray until it becomes clear. This ensures that there are no residue paint left in the color cup.

–           For your airbrush, you can place the tip of the gun in a cup of warm water and pull the trigger to clean it. Make sure it’s still plugged in for this work. If you’d like a much deeper cleaning, take out the head of your airbrush by twisting it off and wiping around the area with a tissue paper.

–           The need of your airbrush is your best friend thus you should treat it well. Cleaning this piece is tricky but it can make sure that you maintain a great air brush if done correctly. Simply take it out nozzle and each piece, lining them up on a clean towel. It’s best to soak these pieces in warm water and then wipe clean. This is a meticulous approach to cleaning therefore you can do it once a week or even once a month.

By keeping these tips in mind, you can be sure that your airbrush will be in tip-top condition.


With the changing of seasons comes a different approach to taking care of your skin. Your winter skin care regimen should no longer work for spring thus it’s time to have a change of pace. Since you’d probably hold back on trying to go through a thorough skin care regimen for winter, there are some tips to prep your skin for spring.

woman-4Before anything, it’s best to exfoliate. Due to the cold season, dead skin and dirt might have clung to the topmost layer of skin. It’s no surprise if you’ve held off on cleansing since the cold weather doesn’t help in caring for your skin.

Since the sun is out, you’re also treated to the daily dose of it. Despite the colder climate, try to put on some sunscreen to keep your skin from being damage. You’d probably take the chance to walk out often especially after a continuous experience of snow-filled winter days.

Since the sun is out, you’ll be thinking that getting a tan in this weather a great idea. It’s not actually advisable to get a tan, by tanning beds or soaking up on the sun’s rays.

Your skin is adjusting to the change of temperature and shocking it immediately with a dose of some UV rays can spell out a lot of damage. If you’d like to get a tan for Spring, the best way to go about it is to make use of a self tanner. You won’t even have to lie down for hours to get the tan!

Surely these simple tips can help you rock your look for spring without sacrificing too much. It’s always good to allot some time for yourself especially skin care. Seasons can be quite a tricky thing to work around but a simple change on the regimen will aid in giving you healthy skin.


If you’ve been dreading the amount of hair on your arms or legs, waxing is a great way to get those off. Shaving can only do so much thus it’s no surprise most individuals opt to wax the hair off themselves. If you’re looking in to getting a tan right after waxing, that’s quite a great idea. However, it doesn’t bode too well if done in reverse.

woman-depilating-bikini-line-by-waxing-4Waxing prior to getting your bronze color is a better option since you’re treating your skin to a form of exfoliation. If you’d choose to tan prior to waxing, the process of removing unwanted body hair will also remove the tan. This is because waxing peels off the topmost layer of skin in the process.

With that in mind, that should tip the scales to choosing a wax before the tan. To get things started, there are some things that you can’t do right after waxing and these would be:

These easy steps should help you out on getting a nice tan with no hair to get in the way. It’s always best to be patient thus give sometime between both procedures to get the optimum results.


With the rage of tanning nowadays, it’s no surprise that certain practices have shed some light on getting a great tan. While the most conventional method is soaking as much of the sun’s rays or a trip to your tanning salon, these aren’t the healthiest means on tanning. Due to the breakthrough of getting cancer from consistent and copious exposure to ultraviolet rays, the light that causes us to tan, many have tried to find an alternative to tanning. This is how self tanners were brought to light.

donna-spruzza-crema-sul-viso-6While most people might call it a fake tan, self tanners give you the much desired tan without having to put your health in jeopardy. In fact, Thermalabs’s selection of organic self tanners provides a healthy approach to getting your much desired shade.

Now, that’s not saying self tanners don’t have their share of cons. Since they are a topical approach to tanning, it’s always best to have some tips to keep in mind to avoid getting the aesthetically pleasing tone.

With these simple steps and a good amount of patience, self tanners should not spot your favorite clothes!



Having a gorgeous tan is quite a compliment to your body. With the color accentuating the shape and giving your body the contouring that your normal skin color misses out, who doesn’t want a tan? If you’re a bigger, it’s not surprising to get the jitters when embarking on an adventure to getting a tan.

surprised-happy-beautiful-woman-looking-sideways-in-excitement-6There’s a lot to keep in mind when getting a tan and at times, we can get overwhelmed by it. Though we can control various circumstances, there are some side-effects that you can veer away from.

To name a few, here are some embarrassing experiences you wouldn’t want to experience:

Having these kinds of mishaps can be disheartening when it comes to tanning but there’s one way to go around that. You can make use of self-tanners which doesn’t need you to soak up on UV rays to earn a tan. In fact, due to the manageability of a self-tanner, you can apply an even tan without worrying about the shade or earning sunburns.