Spring cleaning isn't just about clearing out all that clutter from the winter months and greeting spring time with a renewed sense of organization and purpose. It's also an opportunity to revamp your style and update your look with a fresh new perspective.
Get started with these simple spring cleaning style tips for your makeup bag, vanity and wardrobe!
This year’s fall makeup trends are brimming with glitter, dark eye shadow, and slicked back hairstyles. Often, we see what designers show on the runway and think those looks are too fantastic and impractical for everyday wear. But you can replicate them in a manageable, wearable, and affordable way. All you need is the right products and a little know how.
So, let’s get started! Here are simple ways you can incorporate my top 5 fall makeup trends into your everyday life!
Summer celebrations can bring to mind fireworks, parties with volleyball, beer and great music, or paddle boarding across the lake. It can also remind you of last year when your summer makeup ended up dribbling down to your kneecaps!
What can you do to keep your makeup on with potential double-digit temperatures this summer?
Here are six practical ideas to beat the heat and look hot—in a good way.
“I can’t do my eye makeup,” said the attractive woman in my makeup chair with a groan, as she slumped down and let her high heel shoe fall off and hit the floor. She could run a successful company, raise 3 children, and teach a slamming yoga class to leave you breathless, but thought she couldn’t do her eye makeup.
“I’ve tried and tried but it just takes too long and I can’t get the liner to go straight or look normal. I’ve nearly given up,” she continued, letting the other shoe flop on the floor with a thud. “My mascara ends up down my face, my eye shadow disappears, and by 3pm I look like I just got out of bed!”
“I’ve seen this despondent look before,” I replied with a concerned expression. Handing her my silver mirror, I said, “When you leave here you will know how to make up your eyes like a badass.”
So, here are my five basic guidelines to achieving a great look with eye makeup!
Beauty products eventually go bad and take a toll on your skin.
Start the new year by getting rid of what you don’t need so you can focus on making this the best year yet. In Look Fresh, Feel Better: Drop the Clutter This New Year, thought leadership blogger Carolyn Miller talked about how you can reduce stress and have clearer skin by decluttering your home.
As you develop a strategy to get rid of clutter and begin the year with a clean slate, start by looking inside your makeup cabinet!
I cringe whenever a trend comes out that has 17-year-old models in bright red lipstick and no eye makeup, or about an inch of black eyeliner under their eyes and no lipstick.
You can’t replicate that look on a woman over 40, no matter how beautiful she is.
Instead of trying to imitate the latest makeup trend, stick to wearable, stylish looks that emphasize the brilliant, talented and articulate person you are!
In myprevious postabout makeup tips for the over 40 crowd, we talked about how to prepare the skin properly, and then accentuate your skin and bone structure using the right combination of foundation, concealer and blush.
Today, we’re going to talk about the finishing touches – lips & eyes!