Sometimes classics are the how-to’s that stump me the most. Red lips, simple cat eyes, and smoky eyes are some of the tried and true beauty looks that have stuck around as trends, like a little black dress. Recently, I found the best compact that not only has every color you’ll need to create a range of smoky eyes–from a dramatic glam to a more natural subtle style–but a little surprise inside that makes achieving it foolproof.
more about: eyes
How many times have you seen a gorgeous style in a magazine or online, tried to replicate it, and fallen short? For me that is the worst. You finally decided to step out of your routine, but can’t figure out how the all-knowing expert worked their magic. What if Real Simple found a way to simplify the process?
What would you want to learn?
Over time, I’ve noticed how many women have a particular feature they like to enhance when they get all dolled up. Whether it’s lips, eyes or cheeks; it seems like everyone has their thing. What’s mine? My lashes. Even if I walk out with no make up, I will swipe that magic wand to open up my eyes and make them standout. Most recently, I tried something that (as our beauty director describe in our March issue) has saved me time, money and sanity!
Happy New Year! Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday. Did you make any resolutions for 2011? This year I’ve decided to be more adventurous with my makeup. Not to wear more necessarily, but just to try new things. My first step outside my every day routine: colorful eyeliner.