Here’s the scenario: You’re running late, you have a big meeting in 10, and your eyes are puffed up like little pillows. What to do?
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When there’s no time to style your hair or it’s simply too hot to wear your hair down, a quick ponytail is a girl’s best friend. Though it’s hard to really mess up a ponytail (just throw your hair up and go!), a limp ponytail can look lazy and unkempt.
When your favorite nail polish starts to get thick and clumpy, don’t toss the bottle. Prolong the color’s shelf life by adding a few drops of clear polish.
One of the best things about the summertime is paring down your makeup bag. Since it’s the one time of year you’re supposed to look fresh-faced and undone, take advantage and pare your makeup bag down to an under-eye concealer, a cream blush, mascara, and a nude lip color. Need help selecting the right nude? Makeup artist Tanya Rae shares her expert tips:
Ever purchased a polish that looked bold and beautiful in the bottle but turned out to be disappointingly sheer? No need to toss it. Just buy an inexpensive, opaque white nail polish, and use it as your base coat. The white will make the bright more vibrant—and keep your nails totally covered. And while you’re at the drug store, consider […]
Don’t rely on your memory to tell you when you bought that perfume. To ensure you’re not using products that are past their prime, affix a dated sticker or a piece of masking tape to the bottom of the jar or tube.
The summer may be the best time to enjoy the great outdoors, but all that fun in the sun can do a number on your locks. To prevent the sun and chlorine from damaging your hair, follow two smart tips from celebrity hairstylist Kristan Serafino:
What looks really great with tan skin? Bright, saturated colors. Look for saturated hues bright enough to almost be neon, without actually going all the way–there’s no better way to show off a tan.
To avoid tiny air bubbles in your freshly painted nails, celebrity manicurist Jenny Hipp suggests rolling the bottle between your palms instead of shaking it, which can introduce air into the polish.