There are a few tried and true ways to dress modestly and still attract attention. You don’t have to dress brightly and immodestly in order to draw attention to yourself. Nowadays most men prefer women who dress more modestly and I think it’s worth knowing the ways to attract attention while dressing modestly.
We all live in a society filled with airbrushed and photoshopped models wearing expensive, dazzling clothes for the sake of fashion. While it’s okay to follow fashion trends at times, worrying too much about fashion can drastically damage your self-esteem and budget. You may use fashion as a way of expressing yourself, but if fashion isn’t your cup of tea, stop worrying about it. Here are seven reasons why we should stop worrying about fashion these days.
By the age of 40, you know that your beauty routine requires more than just makeup. You have to focus on skin care, moisturizing, and choosing makeup carefully to look young and vibrant. By the age of 40, you may also begin menopause, so you need to combine the beauty treatments you used as a teen with those of a woman fighting the signs of aging. Read on to find essential makeup tips for women over 40.
You may have fair skin, blue eyes and light brown hair, or perhaps you have dark brown eyes, golden brown skin and black hair. Your complexion, hair color, eye color and other factors play a significant role in choosing the right makeup colors. The rules for choosing makeup colors can seem complex, but the final judgment is yours. Choose those colors that look good on you and that make you feel good wearing them.
Have you ever wondered about the things guys notice first about girls? Well, ladies, men are not so difficult to understand since they are actually straight-forward so it can be easy to find out what things guys notice first by watching them carefully each time they meet a woman. Check out a few interesting and even surprising things men notice first about women.
Your lips play a big role in determining your overall attractiveness. Having dry, dull lips can be unsightly and off-putting to those around you. However, it’s easy to get the healthy and vibrant lips you’ve been dreaming of if you know a few tricks. Here are ten simple steps to rosy pink lips:
It is easy to fall into a comfortable and familiar beauty and fashion routine. You find looks that you like and which look good on you, and you stick with them. Sooner than you realize, your fashion and beauty routines have become boring. Fortunately, you can switch up your look easily. Making one or two small changes is often enough to re-energize the way that you present yourself. Follow these 10 tips to switch up your look in a jiff.
Sometimes, you just need to pamper yourself. Luckily, you don’t need a flush bank account and an all-day spa reservation to do just that. Read on for some easy, affordable, and fast fixes for your most pressing hair, skin, makeup and relaxation needs.
Most eyebrows need a little help to look truly great. The problem many women face is choosing the right shape for their eyebrows. If you aren’t sure how to shape your eyebrows, there are a number of ways to find the perfect form for your face.
Your eyes are one of your most prominent facial features. Like many women, you may wear eye shadow in an attempt to emphasize your eyes. Yet you may wonder if you are wearing the right color or even applying your eye shadow correctly. Choosing the right eye shadow depends on a number of factors: your skin tone, your outfit and the color of your eyes. Even your level of makeup application expertise plays a role. Read on to find out a few ways to choose the right eye shadow.
Choosing the right shade of nail polish is all about deciding how you’re going to choose. That sounds like circular logic, but it’s true: there are several different ways to go about choosing a color, and the color you end up with is going to depend on which method you use to make your decision. Read on to find out a few easy tips for picking the right nail polish color.
1. Choose by occasion
This is the tried-and-true (and safest) way to choose a color. No matter how awesome you look in yellow, you probably don’t want to wear nails adorned with neon smiley faces to an interview at a prestigious law firm. Situations like that call for nude shades that look polished without drawing attention to themselves. Lunch with the girls may call for bright berries or playful designs, while, for a night out on the town, you can bring out your glitzy metallics.
2. Choose by season
This is another traditional way of choosing a nail color. Jewel tones make their annual appearance every autumn; reds, silvers, and golds show up for the holidays; pastels dominate the spring season, only to make way for summer’s brights and neons.
3. Choose based on skin tone
Have you ever borrowed a friend’s gorgeous new shade, only to realize that, on your hands, it looks completely different and decidedly less gorgeous? That’s because skin tone plays a big role in choosing a flattering shade of nail polish. As a general rule, dark shades make skin look lighter, while pale shades make skin look darker. That’s why that fuschia that looks awesome in the summer makes your hands look too pale in the winter. Undertones have a lot to do with it, too. Some skin tones look best with polish that has blue undertones, while some skin looks better with orange undertones. A quick way to tell is to test an orangey-red on one hand and a bluish-red on the other; you’ll be able to tell right away which is more flattering.
4. Choose based on trends
While all trendy shades might not be flattering on every skin tone, you’ll get fashion props just for being stylish. Besides, there are so many shades of every color that you should be able to find one that works for you. Try going to a makeup counter and testing several different shades of this season’s hottest colors.
5. Choose based on your lipstick
Matching lips and nails used to be an unbreakable rule. But that’s been tossed aside in favor of complementary colors. Try a nail color in the same family but a slightly different shade than your lipstick, or maybe one from the opposite side of the color wheel so it will be complementary. Just stay away from clashing colors – berry lips with bright orange nails probably wouldn’t be a good pairing!
6. Choose based on your outfit
While women used to change their nail polish almost daily so as to match their clothes, contrasting (but not clashing) colors are what’s trendy now. Pair boldly colored clothing with nude polish, a navy suit with a bright berry polish, or a silver evening gown with shimmery gold polish.
7. Choose between matte and frosted
Matte polishes are more traditional and work best for some business environments. Frosted polishes, on the other hand, make your nails look glossy and elegant. Try both a matte and frosted in your favorite shade to see which you like best.
8. Choose based on the length of your nails
In general, shorter nails can get away with bolder colors. While long, curved nails in neon green might be overwhelming, the same shade can look polished and trendy on shorter, shaped nails. Long nails, on the other hand, can be the perfect canvas for nude shades that might fade into the background on their own.
9. Choose based on what doesn’t work
If you’re up for some trial and error and don’t mind redoing some failed manicures, this method will yield the widest array of shades. Choose shades you like and discard the ones that don’t work; it won’t take you long to figure it out. You can save some money by experimenting with department store samples. Just make sure you apply the trial shade generously; you really can’t tell much from one dot of polish.
10. Choose what you like
Finally, you can toss all of those tips out and just go with what you like. Pick your favorite color…or three or four. If you love a particular shade, you’ll feel confident and beautiful, so chances are you’ll look beautiful, too.
Nail polishes come in a nearly limitless palette of colors. With time, patience, and a sense of adventure, you can assemble a collection of nail polish colors that make your hands look fabulous. Which shade will you try first?
Picking the Right Nail Polish Color
There are special occasions when you want to pull out all the stops – weddings (especially your own!), New Year’s Eve bashes or even an important meeting at the office. However, for your day-to-day routine, you simply don’t have time to go through the entire makeup, hairstyle and grooming routine. Fortunately, there are strategies that you can employ that allow you to look good every day and still get on with your day.
Awesome makeup is often inspired by the classics. Beauties like Elizabeth Taylor and Brigitte Bardot had very different looks, but they still inspire beauty tips today. You can get these classic looks and more with just a few simple changes to your makeup routine.
Many people turn to surgery to enhance their appearance and the lips are no exception. Sure, surgery comes with risk and isn’t always effective. There are plenty of non-surgical tricks any woman can use to make thin lips look plumper and fuller. Here are ten of those tricks.
Like hair on any part of the body, eyelashes can be damaged or even lost. Even makeup and beauty practices can cause problems when it comes to eyelashes. You want to enhance the lashes that you have, not lose them. To avoid damage to your eyelashes, follow these ten tips.