Every girl has her signature look…the go-to hair and makeup for most occasions. Then there are the extra events that leave us wanting something more. Date night, lunch with friends, shopping, Wednesdays (gotta get over the hump some way)…whatever the reason, it’s time to sweeten your style.
Neutrals are very popular and with very good reason. Accentuating natural beauty is easy, basic, and very flattering. It’s also quick. But fear not…adding that “extra something” isn’t all that difficult. It’s not even time consuming. It can be done in a matter of seconds.
First and foremost, let’s talk about eyes. Make ’em pop. The universally flattering shade for all eye colors? Purple. More specifically, a slightly red-toned purple. Try adding Makeup Geek Sensuous through the crease and a touch at the very outer corner of the eye.
Then there are the lips. Lipstick is nice. MLBB is nicer. Gloss? That’s where it’s at. Sonia Kashuk Ultra Luxe Lip Gloss in Prettiest Pink adds just a touch of rosy color with lots of shine.
The icing on the cake is adding a lit-from-within glow. It can be tough to narrow down the countless choices for luminous skin, but I say keep it simple. Adding radiance to the cheeks alone does two things: it eliminates the possibility of inadvertent T-zone shine and keeps the skin from competing with the eyes and lips. Too Faced Sweetheart’s Blush in Candy Glow is the softest pink that is perfect for wearing alone or layering over other blush shades.
And don’t forget the hair. But who has time for hair? Not this girl. A quick spritz of Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray does wonders in adding life to hair.
Do you know the one thing you can do that makes the biggest difference? Take time to enjoy something delicious and instantly sweeten up your attitude. One of my best habits is enjoying a small treat every once in awhile. I indulge in a bakery goody or a couple small Edward Marc chocolates, no rushing allowed.
These simple steps turn a typical every day look into something rather special…
…and they take almost no time at all.