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 >
Denim trousers with wider legs and a lower rise, plus a belted top will create the perfect proportion between upper and lower body. Keep the belt on your natural waist for the most slimming effect.
Retinoids are wrinkle-reducing creams that thicken the skin and unclog pores, but they can also leave behind dry, patchy areas. Gently exfoliate those dead skin cells with a heavy washcloth.
Bra fitter to the stars, Susan Nethero says 85 percent of women are wearing the wrong bra size. Place the bra band around your lower back and bend over as you fasten yourself in to fill up the cups. Your straps shouldn’t fall down and the band shouldn’t ride up.
Consider a pair of kitten heels to get through every day in style. What’s included? The comfort and chicness of flats plus a sexy little heel for an extra inch or two.
Put your arm up over your head. Does the skin on the underside of your upper arm match your face? You may be tanner than you realize. Look for a sunscreen that absorbs UVA (wrinkle-causers) and UVB (those that burn) rays.
Dress up a casual tank with a tailored blazer in versatile black or white, and pair with jean and dresses. It adds polish and creates a shapely silhouette.
It strips away bad oils like sebum along with essential fatty acids that form a barrier against germs and irritants. Look for alcohol-free toner and use blotting papers to absorb any midday shine.
Give a boyish frame some dangerous curves with the right accessory, like a 3-inch-wide belt cinched at your narrowest point. Make sure it’s all the same color to avoid a tummy pooch.
If you’re 5 foot 4 inches or under, take a cue from pint-size celebs and wear fitted sheath dresses that hit at the knee. The style and fit helps legs look miles long.
To brighten up an all-black ensemble or update your jeans, pass a bold print scarf or grosgrain ribbon through the belt loops, says designer Lulu Schwarz of Rejeaneration.
After a bad, too-short haircut, resist the urge to head straight to another stylist. Instead, wait three months so the fixer has something to work with.