10 TIPS FOR BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY SKIN

  1. 10 TIPS FOR BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY SKIN Start with a facial – it can be a DIY facial or a professional salon facial.
  2. Make sure to exfoliate on a regular basis. Use only products for your skin type and be gentle.
  3. Moisturize, moisturize and moisturize!
  4. Let your skin breathe. If you are at home don’t wear makeup.
  5. Get plenty of rest and be sure to drink enough water so you are hydrated.
  6. Be sure to wash your face before going to bed and again, moisturize.
  7. Don’t wear yellow-based products. It will make your skin look sallow.
  8. If your lips are chapped, gentle rub across your lips with your toothbrush and then apply a super rich moisturizer. Don’t use Vaseline!
  9. To make eyes sparkle, carefully line the inner bottom rim of your eye with a white eye PENCIL. Do not use liquid eyeliner!
  10. Pale pink or peach blush does wonder to brighten up your face – use in moderation!
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TOP 10 TIPS FOR HOLIDAY DRESSING

  1. TOP 10 TIPS FOR HOLIDAY DRESSING You don’t need to spend a lot of money to look fabulous at holiday parties
  2. All stores sell party dresses year round. Keep your eyes open for a great deal and simply store the dress for later in the year.
  3. Holidays are the time to sparkle and shine – look festive
  4. Buy a basic black skirt, dress or slacks – dress them up by interchanging jackets, blouses or sweaters
  5. Satins and velvets in bold, jewel tone colors are dramatic and glamorous
  6. Bring out your bold jewelry – remember if you wear one big piece, go small somewhere else
  7. Take a basic black fabric heel and embellish with clip on rhinestone or faux jeweled earrings or small jeweled appliqués
  8. Remember your hand bag – small and smaller are required. You can find great buys at the discount stores in all shapes and colors
  9. You will want to go more bolder than you normally do. If you opt for dramatic, metallic eye makeup, remember to go with a more natural, toned down color on your lip. If you go with a red lip, tone down your eye makeup.
  10. Make sure to get rest during the holiday season, hydrate and enjoy!
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HOW DO YOU GIVE BACK DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON?

HOW DO YOU GIVE BACK DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON? We would love to hear how you give back during the holiday season.

Do you volunteer your time and energy within the community?

Do you donate food to your local food bank?

Do you serve food at a homeless shelter?

Did you collect winter coats and gloves for the homeless?

Do you spend time with someone too sick to leave their home?

Do you help an elderly neighbor or family member with something they can’t do?

Do you give to a charity?

Do you write notes of encouragement to those who need their spirits lifted?

Big or small, we would love to hear what you are doing!

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How To Cut Down Your Blow-Drying Time

How To Cut Down Your Blow-Drying TimeQUICK TIP:

CLEAN OUT THE LINT TRAP AT THE BACK OF YOUR BLOW DRYER. A CLEAN LINT TRAP WILL KEEP THE AIR FLOWING INTO THE DRYER AND BLOW OUT AT FULL FORCE, MAKING THE PROCESS SHORTER!

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Easy Eyebrows

Easy EyebrowsFor those with thinning or bare brows, the daily chore of penciling in can be a hassle — not to mention a mess during sweaty summer months. Try simplifying your approach with Blinkies semi-permanent eyebrow tattoos. The rub-on appliqués have the look of real hairs and can last up to several days. ($4.99 AT   blinkieseyebrows.com)

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Long Lasting Manicure

Long Lasting ManicureQUICK TIP:

TO KEEP YOUR MANICURE CHIP FREE, RUN YOUR NAIL POLISH OR TOPCOAT BRUSH ALONG THE EDGE OF YOUR NAIL TO SEAL IT!

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Recycling Leftover Lipstick

Recycling Leftover LipstickOne of our favorite cost effective beauty tips is recycling our leftover lipstick. You can use them for blush…just put a small amount of red or pink lipstick on your cheek and blend with your finger.  Viola – Instant natural looking blush!

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Big Bold Eyes

Big Bold EyesQUICK TIP:

IF YOU WANT YOUR EYES TO LOOK BIGGER, PUT AN EXTRA BIT OF MASCARE RIGHT IN THE CENTER OF YOUR LASHES AND AT THE OUTER EDGES

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Men’s Style Tips of the Month

  • Men's Style Tips of the MonthIf you are wearing a two piece business suit or sports jacks, please DO NOT carry a backpack or messenger bag. No exceptions!
  • Brown suede shoes are ultra stylish
  • Only wear skinny ties – no wide ties
  • IRON or dry clean your clothes. No one likes to see wrinkles and it sends a message that you are lazy and don’t care how you appear to others
  • WHITE shirts and tees should be WHITE – not yellow or off-white. Check the care labels because some fabrics will turn yellow the first time you wash in bleach
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2013 Fall Fashion Colors for Women Forecast

2013 Fall Fashion Colors for Women ForecastThese yummy colors are what you will be seeing in fashion for the Fall season:

  • Silver Grey
  • Slate
  • Khaki
  • Ivory Hues
  • Deep Burgandy
  • Olive Hues
  • Steel Blue
  • Cornflower Blue
  • Teal
  • Intense Purple Tones
  • Lime Green
  • Coral Shades
  • Brown Tones
  • Golden Yellows
  • Delicate Pinks
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