Why is it that whenever you go to a holiday
party, you can always find someone who doesn't look how you would
expect? Is it because you think they overdid their fashion or make-up,
or is it a touch of envy?
Beauty queen or fashion
disaster, it's up to you. If you want to shine for the holidays, take
note of these do's and don'ts to spruce up your look and receive raves
from your friends and family.
out the latest in make-up and fashion trends and give them a try. This
will update your look and chances are, you'll find something that
enhances your skin tone and flatters your figure.
Do accentuate your finer features.
up your best features while drawing attention away from your problem
areas. For example, do you have sleek shoulders but think your hips are
too wide? Wear a sexy off-the-shoulder dress to show off your finer
Do consult professionals.
you're the do-it-yourself kind of gal, you can benefit from professional
opinions now & then. Why not get a makeover for the holidays? Keep
in mind, salons are booked tightly for the holiday season, so call well
in advance for your appointment and use your time in the waiting room
looking through magazines for updated hairstyles and fashion that best
Do simplify your beauty routine.
you're headed out to a holiday party, forgo unnecessary extras that
take up valuable time. Keep your hairstyle simple and make-up to natural
colors that will look good with anything you wear.
Don't be afraid of change.
your friends with a new look. Whether it's a new hairstyle, hair color,
or just a dress, you'll get attention! Think of it this way, models
look different for every shoot and are very versatile. Don't they always
Don't wear too much make-up.
a fine line between a little extra holiday pizzazz or downright heavy
makeup. Choose colors that compliment your face and blend it in well.
Double check your face in bright lights before heading out the door.
Don't forget accessories.
the finishing touch to your overall appearance. The holidays are
festive, so glam it up with accessories and jewelry. Splurge on that
handbag you've been wanting and don't feel the least big guilty.
Don't let stress get the better of you.
no secret that the holidays can be most stressful time of the year. Use
your time wisely and learn to say "no." Your face can easily reveal
stress and lack of sleep, so designate some of your duties to family
members and be sure to get your beauty rest.