Wrap a long, lightweight, solid-color scarf around your waist and knot it loosely just in front of one hip bone. The dangling ends will make you look longer and leaner. More Tips >
For wild, sexy hair, hairstylist Allen Edwards uses the Blow Curl technique: Blow-dry about 80 percent, wind sections of your hair around a medium brush and dry a bit more. Pin each section to your head and let the rest dry naturally.
Leave in approximately 10 to 15 percent of your hair conditioner before going outdoors, says Tom Brophy of the Tom Brophy Salon. The conditioner will act as a sun protectant and deep conditioner.
For a dewy, healthy glow, apply a dab of lip gloss to your cheeks.
When frizzies get you down, use a leave-in conditioner with shea butter. Opt for a ponytail on the most humid of days, since loose hair is a moisture magnet, says Kaz Amor, co-owner of Warren-Tricomi salon.
For makeup that lasts from day into night, celebrity makeup artist Elan Bongiorno suggests patting the lid and eye with your concealer to create a long-lasting primer base for your eye shadow.
If you’re feeling worn out and your eyes are showing it, use a highlighting concealer in the darker inner corners of the eyes to brighten them and give a more open look.
Los Angeles manicurist Georgyanna Giardini advises to never file your nails after you shower; it weakens the nail and causes tears.
Apply individual false lashes in the outer corners of the lid to give your eyes a little lift. Blend the lashes with a water-based mascara.
Prevent ingrown hairs by exfoliating skin with a gentle body scrub or body brush three times a week.
Avoid showering or applying moisturizer for several hours after a wax treatment, suggests Madison Passarelli from Cocktail Wax. Waxing opens up the hair follicles, so it’s best to allow them to close first to prevent ingrown hairs.
Maybe you shouldn’t have ordered spaghetti while wearing a white blouse. Costume designer Susan Matheson suggests a wet cleaning wipe for quick spot cleaning. It won’t set the stain, and you’ll see immediate results.