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4 Easy Ways To Refresh Your Look


Every now and then, something just clicks, and we get the craving for a big, dramatic change to our usual look. Despite what it may feel like, you don’t have to dye your hair, lose 20 pounds, or spend a fortune at the mall to totally refresh your image. Here, we’ve listed four of the easier, smaller changes that can have a massive impact on your entire look.

Move your Parting

Like many girls, you may have been parting your hair in the same way every morning for years. If this is the case, then the simple change of flipping it to the other side can be all it takes to completely refresh your look. This will add a lot of volume to your roots, and change the way the front of your hair frames your features. You may not really need one, but these high quality lace front wigs from CelebWigs can make a handy go-to tool for changing your parting at a moment’s notice. If your hair just doesn’t want to get out of its usual parting, then try moving your parting before bed with a comb and a little styling cream, and then putting on a wide, no-slip headband.

Accessorize!

You don’t need to buy a whole new wardrobe to make it look like you have. Try making a point to change up the accessories that are going to get noticed the most, such as your handbag. Accessories are one of the most cost-effective things you can buy for your wardrobe, as you’ll be able to wear them day after day, without your look getting tired out. If you’re going for a more high-end look, try getting handbags that combine faux leather with brass, rather than silver. This helps your whole outfit to look a little more unexpected and expensive.

Get Some Red Lipstick

A lot of girls, and grown women for that matter, are put off by the sheer boldness of red lipstick. In reality, red lipsticks are one of the most universally wearable, and can instantly add more femininity and general impact to your look. Try looking for shades of red that are blue-based. These appear flattering to the widest range of skin tones, and will also make your teeth look whiter as an extra advantage. Having said that, trust your instincts. Just like a great piece of jewelry, great lipstick shades are often the ones that feel right as soon as you look at them.

Lay a Great Foundation

Foundation isn’t the most exciting thing to pick out when it comes to makeup, but it can have a massive impact on your overall look. To get the most control and finesse over your base tone, make sure you’re choosing the right sponge. Non-latex ones are the most widely used by makeup artists, as these make it easy to blend colors naturally, and create a complexion that looks near enough perfect. You may also want to try adding a drop or two of skin luminizer to your foundation for a subtle shine.

 



Clothes: The Ultimate Wearables


Do you remember how you felt when you first heard the term wearables? What a strange and exotic word – but mostly just strange. These days, a wearable is a piece of technology that can be worn like an accessory. From Google Glass to the Apple Watch, the list continues to grow.

As technology develops, so too can the wearable industry. Many people don’t think of the development of clothing technology when they think of wearables, but this is the first thing we put on and should be the first “wearable” on our minds for daily use. Let’s look at a few ways clothing technology has changed.

Dual-purpose Clothing

Both brick and mortar stores as well as online retailers are always looking for ways to have their products serve multiple purposes. Along with function, fashion is being more and more considered by consumers when making their decisions on clothing. Being able to properly combine the two with technology that takes clothing to the next level is the goal both retailers and consumers are looking for. One example of a company that is advancing the way men look at clothing is Mizzen+Main. These products aim to give clean styles incorporating performance fabrics that are wrinkle-free and machine washable. Serving the purpose of office attire and casual outing appropriate is a strong dual purpose that is on the rise more and more.

Compression Clothing

There are numerous benefits of compression clothing. For some, it reduces swelling. For others, it helps them perform more efficiently and cuts down on soreness after a workout. But one of the greatest benefits of compression clothing is that it does all these things while still looking like regular clothing.

Aside from major clothing items like tops and bottoms, a category of compression clothing that should not be overlooked are compression socks. They can be a great help without looking like medical equipment for those struggling with plantar fasciitis, for example. That is not to say that compression clothing is a replacement for a necessary medical equipment, but it is a great tool to help with medical conditions on a regular basis. How many people could have thought that technology of clothing and socks has evolved to address medical issues the way they are doing so today.

Change Is Coming

Technology in the clothing department continues to advance. From smart bras to smarter underpants, you can be covered with electronic smarts from head to toe. It turns out smart clothes are the ultimate smart wearables. Google has partnered with Levi to make a Jacket with a touch gesture area for controlling smartphones. There are pants that can charge your phone. There are shirts that can read your heart rate. Clothing technology will continue to change and adapt to the way we as consumers will need our clothes to function. With the constant change in technology in our clothing, the term wearables will no longer be limited to things like the devices around our wrists.

Your clothes do not have to sport touch screens to be smart wearables. Activewear dress shirts and compression clothing also fit the bill. 



Tricks to Make Your Eyes Pop


Whether you want to look great for prom, ensure you look fab in your graduation photos or you simply think your eyes are your best feature and you want to make the most of them, there are a number of tricks you can use to really make your eyes pop. Here are some of the most effective:

Layers of Eyeliner

A lot of girls find it difficult to correctly line there eyes, but there are few things that will make the eyes pop more than lovely lined lids. Luckily, one of the best techniques for lining the lids so that they eyes stand out and liner lasts is also a very easy one. First, use a liner pencil to draw a straight line (it’s easier to do with a pencil), then very carefully use a liquid liner, like L’Oreal Paris Infallible Super Slim Liquid Eyeliner, to draw another layer on top of the pencil. It’ll make your eyes stand out like nothing else.

Use Two Colors

Another liner trick that many makeup artists use to make the eyes pop is to line the upper lashes with black liner and the lower lashes with a lighter, brow liner. This softens the eyes while ensuring that they’re also the star of the show.

Use a White Liner

Using a white eyeliner pencil on the inside lower rim of your eyes will make your eyes look bigger, and the color of your irises pop. This is a trick that starlets of the 30s and 40s used a lot, and it is still very effective today.

Line the Inner Eyes

Applying liner carefully to the inner rim of your eyes will open them up, add more definition and help to make your lashes appear thicker, fuller and prettier.

Half-Line

Image sourceIf you want your eyes to look big, bright and open, instead of lining the entirety of your lash lines, simply apply liner to half of the area for an eye-widening look you’ll love.

Pencil in Your Brows

Your eyes will always look more dramatic if they are framed by darker, thicker eyebrows. So, if your eyebrows are particularly thin or light, take a soft pencil that is a similar shade to your hair and fill in your brows. Plucking your brows will also help to define your features more effectively.

Use Fake Lashes

If you want your eyes to make an instant impact, using  House of Lashes false eyelashes is a must. These lashes are thick, luscious and difficult to ignore. Not only will they give you a dramatic look in their own right, but they’ll frame your eyes so that they perfectly pop.

Make Your Mascara Work for You

If you’re using budget mascara, you can make it look as brilliant as high-end products by placing a thin business card under your lash line as you apply the product. This will prevent the mascara brush from bending your lashes, ensuring that they are covered from root to tip, giving you a more wide-eyed appearance.



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