Beauty

Look better naked! The best bedroom beauty tips 

May 13, 2013 at 9:00 AM ET

Things got sultry on TODAY Monday, with a little mood lighting, some silky robes and the hottest bedroom hair you've ever seen.

Linda Wells from Allure magazine demonstrated how Natalie, Savannah, Kathie Lee and Hoda can "look better naked" with some simple beauty fixes. The real secret? Self confidence. A 25-watt lightbulb for a flattering glow and some nude heels to elongate your legs can't hurt, either. Check out Wells' product picks below.

Create voluminous bedroom hair

Want to feel like a Victoria's Secret model? Your mane should be a little messy, but still shiny. Use a dry shampoo or texturing spray to create the sexy, undone look. Try Redken Powder Refresh 01 aerosol hair powder/dry shampoo, $18, to absorb oil and give hair a fresh scent (available at salons), or L'Oreal Ever Style beach spray, a wave enhancer that adds shine ($7 at drugstores).

Exfoliate for smooth skin

Buffing with a body brush before you get into the shower will give you soft, smooth skin. It's a celeb secret you can try yourself: Pick up The Body Shop's cactus body brush ($12), which has a long handle for reaching your back, and scrub from feet to neck with Neutrogena Body Clear body scrub ($7 at drugstores).

Hide flaws with a self-tanner

Make sure to use a formula that isn't shiny or shimmery, as many flaws (stretch marks, scars, and dreaded cellulite) have a natural sheen. Try St. Tropez Self Tan dark bronzing mousse ($44 at sttropeztan.com) and St. Tropez Everyday gradual tan mousse ($30 at sttropeztan.com), which is easy to rub in and avoid streaks.

Give your makeup staying power

The name of the game is confidence, right? And the last thing you need is to be checking your face all night. Start with Revlon PhotoReady Perfecting Primer ($10 at drugstores), which has a lightweight formula that doesn't feel like an extra layer of makeup, and will fill in fine lines and pores. A waterproof mascara like CoverGirl Lashblast Volume Waterproof Mascara ($8 at drugstores) will give you bedroom eyes.


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