Fashion 

REPAIRING SHOES AND BOOTS YOURSELF

Before you toss out that favorite pair of pumps or trendy boots that you love because they need some minor repair, and before you take them to a shoe repair shop and pay someone else to work on them, consider if you might make a few simple repairs on your own. This can save you time and money and save you from having to replace your shoes and boots and buy something new. First note what needs to be repaired. A common problem with high-heeled shoes is the small “nub”…

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Fashion 

SHOP SMART DURING SALES

Sales are a great time to pick up the best bargains and to be able to afford items that might otherwise be out of your reach financially. A good sale can help you to stock up on what you need for a season or to tuck away items you’ll need next season, and they can stretch your wardrobe budget so you can indulge in a few fun and fashionable accessories. As great as they are, this doesn’t mean that you should snatch up everything you see during a sale, as…

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Fashion 

THE BEST BRIDESMAID DRESSES FOR PLUS-SIZE WOMEN

If you’re planning a wedding and have one or more bridesmaids who wear plus-size clothes, you’ll want to give some consideration as to the style of bridesmaid dresses you choose. Not all cuts are flattering for plus-size women, so it’s not good to simply choose a larger size of the style you want for your bridesmaids. Dresses with too many ruffles or overly full skirts can give someone an even wider silhouette, whereas other cuts can actually slim down her frame. A more simple style of bridesmaid dress is usually…

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Fashion 

Being Stylish When Wearing Sneakers

Sneakers are typically considered to be very casual and even a bit slovenly. You wear sneakers when working out, jogging, or when working in the yard, so they’re not exactly thought of as being stylish. Sneakers also get dirty very easily and can be tough to clean, which also detracts from their appearance. As unsightly as they might be, sneakers are also very comfortable and can be a good choice for your weekends and off-days when your feet need to rest and relax after being in stiff heels throughout the…

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Fashion 

THE BEST HANDBAGS FOR THIS SEASON

Handbags are an essential part of any outfit. They’re not only functional, they’re also fashionable and can be used to add color and personality to an ensemble. A beaded clutch can bring in some glamour when you’re wearing a little black dress, and a sharp red leather shoulder bag can give your casual jeans personality and class. A handbag is also a status symbol, as many will recognize the designer brand on the label as easily as they recognize the same for shoes or haute couture. You may need to…

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Fashion 

HAVE SOME FUN THIS RAINY SEASON WITH STYLISH UMBRELLAS

Autumn usually means cold, damp weather and plenty of rain showers, and spring is typically just as bad. The rain is needed to get the ground ready for long hot summers, but it can put a damper on your mood and make everything seem grey and dull. If you want to add some personality and style to your rainy day wardrobe, why not invest in some fun, stylish umbrellas? These can be colorful and whimsical and can add the spark of personality you need when you bundle up against the…

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Beauty 

HOW TO SLOW HAIR GROWTH

Shaving, waxing and tweezing takes up a lot of time for women everywhere. Having to groom hair in numerous locations on the body is an annoying personal care routine that must be down. Having options to cut back on the amount of hair grooming that you have to do is very useful. Slowing down the hair growth process is the best way to prevent the need to shave, wax and tweeze on a daily basis. The following tips will help slow the hair growth process and allow you to spend…

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Beauty 

BRIGHTEN UP YOUR STYLE WITH NEON POLISH FOR SPRING

Most women wear makeup on a regular basis. Most of the same women wash the makeup off each night to allow their face to replenish. The problem is, if you are not removing the makeup correctly the residue can be causing harm to your skin. The excess makeup can build up in your pores and cause blemishes. It can also dry out your skin and lead to premature aging. The best way to prevent this is to use one of the following quality makeup removers. By using them you will…

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Beauty 

TIPS FOR A SLEEK PONYTAIL

A sleek ponytail is a style that can easily take you from day to night, and it’s a great choice for warmer weather when you want your hair off your neck but aren’t looking for a fussy, tight ballerina bun. If you have frizzy or flyaway hair, it may be difficult to get a sleek ponytail but a few simple styling tips can create a stunning look. First start with clean, damp hair. Apply some styling gel or hair balm. Mouse may not give you enough control for a sleek…

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Beauty 

SPRING COLORS YOU SHOULD HAVE IN YOUR MAKEUP BAG

If you don’t change your makeup colors for spring, you may find yourself with a dark and heavy look that isn’t right for the season, and may be denying yourself the chance to feel lighter and brighter once the warmer weather rolls in. No doubt you change your wardrobe for spring and put away the dark and dreary winter colors in exchange for light pastels and other spring shades, and you should do the same for your makeup products. Consider the spring colors you want to have in your makeup…

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