Spring is just around the corner, and summer will be here before we know it. I definitely let my hair get too long and out of control during the last few months, so I recently got a super fresh, springtime trim. I told Joy, my fabulous hair stylist “Chop it. Get rid of it. Hair must fly because it’s driving me bonkers!” I’ve worn varying lengths of short hair in the past, so this did not faze Joy at all.
While all of us long for a flawless finish to some degree, for those with oily skin, the path to perfection is often fraught with more pitfalls than most. The result of overactive sebaceous glands, oily skin produces more sebum—or natural oil—than normal. As a result, the skin frequently appears shiny, making makeup application difficult. Against this slicker surface, non-mineral makeup often struggles to adhere, and where it does, it runs the risk of clogging pores and causing breakouts.
Monday, March 08, 2010
While Kathryn Bigelow’s gritty war thriller The Hurt Locker may have swept the Oscar count (including the first ever female Best Director), as far as the red carpet was concerned, it was anybody’s game. From perennial favorites like Meryl Streep to first-time nominees like Sandra Bullock, Hollywood’s hottest stars lit up the night with bold statements and classic sophistication. Here’s a look at some of 2010’s top celebrity standouts.
Do you have Happy Feet but sad shoes? One of the best parts about spring is the footwear, but those sexy, knee-high boots and classy, leather pumps can look drab after a while. Unless you’re looking for an excuse to go shoe shopping, don’t retire your favorite pair just yet. You can easily revive that glossy sheen with a little polish. Shoeshines are not just for men, nor are they just some outdated thing your dad use to do. Polishing your shoes is a simple and inexpensive way to make them last, and you owe it to yourself (and your loyal loafers and heels) to help your footwear go the extra mile.
When it comes to runway fashion, most of us look at the big picture—the outfits, the makeup, the hair—but often it’s the attention to detail that really nails the look. With this spring’s less-is-more attitude, it’s the little things that really make the difference. And if the view from the catwalk is any indication, fun, fresh nails are the finishing touch du jour.
In the Nude
Nude and neutral polishes are a springtime
no-brainer. While still fresh and fun, they’re the least in-your-face
and go with just about anything. Find the perfect shade for your skin
type (or outfit) at RescueBeauty.com, home of New York’s premier nail boutique, Rescue Beauty Lounge.