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I know it’s not nice and warm all over the world, but for the majority of us the sun has finally began to shine and we’re finally enjoying spring. With the new season always comes new trends and styles as well.

New, fresh spring makeup look.

For me, somehow after making it through a gloomy winter (lots of rain for us!) I want lighter, softer and brighter colors. This goes for everything including my makeup. I like to keep it simple, fresh and clean.

Here’s a simple sprig makeup look that anyone can do!

simple and Fresh spring makeup look

I’ll walk you through it real quick, you’ll see it’s very easy. it’s actually what I use almost everyday!

  • Start with the eyes! This way the powder doesn’t fall down onto your face after you’ve done your foundation.
  • Two colors is all it takes. A cream all over your lid and a muted brown/tan in the creases. Blend with the same cream you started with & you’re done!
  • Regular brown pencil eye liner starting on the inside of your eye line on the inner corner all the way out. Then the outside corner but only half way in. Keep the inside corners of your eyes clean & bright!
  • Concealer (if you need it, I know I do!) under eyes and if you have any blemishes to cover up.
  • Foundation all over.
  • For blush try using a bronzer on your cheek bones and up onto your hairline. This definitely helps warm up your face for sure.
  • Finish it all off with a sheer, pinkish gloss!

Fresh spring face

These look like a bunch of bad mug shots… at least they got better as they progressed. I’m sobering up!

  1. Here I have no foundation or face makeup on, just the eyes.
  2. Added eye liner and mascara. And now you have seen proof why I should never leave the house without these two.
  3. Concealer mainly under the eye and some blemishes below my cheek bones.
  4. Done! See the difference between 3 and 4? I mean, I know the 3 is an ‘in progress’ pic but you can see how much the bronzer adds and how these simple steps can take me from zombie to presentable!
Do you make any chances with your makeup routine when seasons change?

What are your tips for a fresh spring makeup look? I’d love to hear them!
Have a great day!

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This winter was a tough one, wasn’t it? I mean, I wouldn’t really know because I wasn’t in the middle of it. But judging from the #chiberia hashtag & all the Instagram photos of people’s iPhone weather apps, it was a rough one.

Spring colors are here!

The good thing is that spring is finally here. And it’s ushering in it’s beautiful colors along with it. Does that just make you happy? Outfits are getting brighter, skirts are being busted out and yep — break out your bright pink nail polish because ladies, it’s time.

I actually think it’s kinda funny how colors change with the seasons. Why can’t I wear bright pink in the dead of winter? But I’m gonna go with it. I’m gonna share my favorite spring nail colors.

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Aren’t they all so gorgeous? It’s a really pretty break from the reds and plums & blacks. I love it.

The “it” thing is pastels

This season pastels are a thing. And if I’m being quite honest with you, pastels just aren’t my thing. I like a good bold color. The brighter the better. But I actually have liked the pastel trend on my nails! My personal favorite is mint green, salmon or white. I actually tried the white last summer and fell in love.

Polish doesn’t have to be expensive

My favorite brand of nail polish is Wet n Wild which you can buy at your local drug store for less than $2. Awesome, right? I picked one up on a whim once and have loved it ever since. It has a thick brush and lasts for days — longer than any other nail polish I’ve tried. Which goes to show you do not have a spend a ton of money to get a good manicure.

Here are a few tips for an at home mani:

  • Bottom/top coats matter — try a few out and find what works for you.
  • Let your nails dry a decent amount of time in between coats.
  • Have a pointed Q-tip handy with a cap half full of nail polish remover for mistakes.
  • Get a helping hand! If your right (or left) hand is always looking like a 2-year-old painted it, ask someone to do it for you. If you have a willing husband (or 2-year-old) you might get a better job done!

So are you going to try the pastel color trend on your nails this season? Or are you always a bright and bold fan? Either way, it’s fun to mix it up and try new colors!

And personally, I’m digging the pastels!

 

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It is so important during pregnancy and beyond to take care of your skin and your body, and so we’ve put together a list of seven great beauty products that do just that! Being a new mom in no way means you need to sacrifice your beauty routine — you just need to maybe tweak it a little bit. These new mom beauty products are all easy and fantastic to use when you’re lacking in time and patience!

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1. Coconut Oil
2. Dove Dry Shampoo
3. Clinique BB Cream
4. Crest Whitestrips
5. Nine Naturals body and haircare
6. Neutrogena Makeup Remover Wipes
7. Lancôme Hypnôse Mascara

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Coconut Oil

This stuff is incredible. It’s pretty much a super product, as it does literally everything. All throughout my pregnancy, I have lathered up each night with it, as it works great as a moisturizer. I’ve noticed my skin is softer and more supple than ever, and I am hooked! I also use it as a hair mask about once a week in the shower for super soft and shiny locks. I cook with it, bake with it, and use it as a face moisturizer. Coconut oil: It can do no wrong and is a new mom’s dream product. The best part is that it’s all natural, which is the most important thing to me with things I’m putting on and in my body!

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Dry Shampoo

I swear by this stuff. Dry shampoo is a godsend for hair that could have used a washing the night before, but that you simply didn’t have time to get around to. It’s okay, just spritz some dry shampoo on your scalp, let sit for a minute or two and scrunch in with your fingers. Voila! Instant volume, lift, and your hair actually looks like you put some effort into it. We won’t tell your secret. Try this dry shampoo by Dove.

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BB Cream

BB Cream is amazing. It’s a bit lighter than a foundation, but still works to cover flaws and make your face look fresh and beautiful! It’s like the most amazing tinted moisturizer you will ever use on your skin. Which is great for new moms, since it skips a step in your makeup routine, which is really what new moms are all about, am I right? BB Creams also have added benefits of vitamins, antioxidants, anti-aging, and SPF. Are you sold yet? We love this one by Garnier and this one by Clinique for slightly more coverage.

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Teeth Whitening Strips

New moms don’t have much time for primping and pampering, what with putting this new little one’s needs before their own and all. This is where white strips come to the rescue! They are a quick, easy and no-hassle way to brighten up your look and make sure you have some pretty pearly whites, even if you barely had time to brush your hair today, let alone your teeth! Crest white strips are my favorite beauty secret to instantly freshen up your look. If you find the regular ones to be too harsh, try the sensitive strips!

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Nine Naturals body care and haircare

We love this line of organic, all natural beauty products for pregnancy and beyond! Nine Naturals has a whole line of products including shampoo, conditioner, belly butter, and lotion, that are all sensitive and great for your skin. What’s more is they all have natural fragrances that aren’t overpowering, so they won’t upset baby or your own sensitive nose if you’re pregnant. The belly butter is great as a stretch mark cream during pregnancy!

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Makeup Remover Wipes

These makeup remover wipes are amazing. A one step makeup removing system and face wash in one, essentially. Perfect for the new mom who simply doesn’t have time to go through her arsenal of face washes/ scrubs/ exfoliators/ makeup remover like she once did. And that’s okay. These bad boys take care of all of that for you. We love these wipes by Neutrogena.

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Mascara

There is nothing like a swipe of mascara to waken up your look, especially since you’re probably running on just a few hours of sleep these days. You may not have time for eyeliner and eyeshadow and even eyebrows, but girl, you definitely have time for the mascara. Try Lancôme Hypnôse for beautifully dramatic lashes that pop.

This is our selection of favorite new mom beauty products. What do you think?

Which new mom beauty product can you not live without?
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nail polish groupYou can skip the trip to the manicurist and still have lovely nails. Really. Even if you are not a nail art pro and can barely hold a file, these five steps for an easy home manicure are fool-proof and easypeasy. You do not need to buy out your local beauty supply store — you probably have most of these items in your bathroom cabinet. The entire routine will take you 15 minutes, tops. Your hands will be pretty and professional, and you will have saved yourself 20 bucks plus tip.

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Step 1: Clip and File

Before moistening your hands in any way is the time to change your nails’ shape. They are less likely to peel or crack when clipped and filed when completely dry. Use straight-edged clippers (the curved ones are more likely to tear nails and skin) such as Tweezerman’s Power Nail Clipper in tiny clips on jagged nails. Do not try and fit your entire nail in one snap. Follow up with an emery board to smooth the tips and refine shape. Move your emery board in one direction to prevent splitting of nails.

Pro tip: Disposable emery boards are easier on women’s nails than metal files.

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Step 2: Remove Excess Cuticles

Any cuticle cutting is best left to the pros. At home you can safely eliminate any cuticles sticking to your nails with a liquid cuticle dissolving solution such as Sally Hansen Instant Cuticle Remover. After applying to the bottom of each nail bed, gently push back with a wooden cuticle stick. Excess cuticles will be sloughed off and the good cuticles that protect your nails will be groomed and groovy.

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Step 3: Scrub with Sugar and Soap

Now it is time for the step all moms know well: Wash your hands. But we are doing it Def Leppard style and pouring some sugar on those paws. Add a 1/4 cup of granulated sugar to a couple generous pumps of your favorite liquid hand soap and scrub those cuticles and nails. This will remove any cuticle crud and gently exfoliate your nails and hands.

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Step 4: Buff and Moisturize

Thoroughly dry your hands and grab a gentle nail buffer block like the Sephora 4-Step Nail Buffer. If you plan on polishing your nails, only use the most smooth-feeling side, moving softly in one direction on each nail. If you plan on going polish-free, start at the most gritty-feeling side of the block and gently move across each nail in one direction. Follow up with the three subsequent, gradually smoother-feeling block sides. Then rub your thickest, most luxurious hand cream into your hands and your nails. We dig Burt’s Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme. Moisturizing your nails right before polishing them locks in healing moisture.

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Step 5: Base Coat and Polish

The First Commandment of Colored Nail Polish: Thou shalt not skip the base coat. (Just ask anyone who has ever been left with purple or blue stained nails after skipping a base!) Use a specialized base coat polish if you have, otherwise plain clear polish is fine. No need to let it completely dry before painting on your colored polish of choice.

To polish on your color like a pro, use a freshly-dipped brush for each nail. First paint one wide strip in the middle of each nail. Make a skinnier strip on either side, overlapping the first one a bit. Don’t over paint or worry too much about perfection.

Pro tip #1: Paint your dominant hand first, that way the hand you are more skilled using is the wet one. You will be less prone to mess ups.

Pro tip #2: Paint your nails on an evening when you are in for the night and do not worry about “coloring in the lines.” The next morning when you are in the shower, any nail polish you got on your cuticles or fingers will come right off.

What is YOUR DIY manicure tip?

Title photo credit: Damon Garrett on Flickr via a Creative Commons license.

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Hey Savvy Sassy Readers!

It’s Natalia and I’m back with some more beauty inspiration for ya.

I’m gonna go out on a limb here and say that if you’re a mom you are probably pretty busy. More often than not your hair/makeup/beauty routine is what falls to the wayside. Now I haven’t taken a professional survey or anything, but does anyone out there feel me?

I’ve been able to get makeup routine down to under 5 minutes. So when I need to run out the door I at least don’t look like a monster. Now for the hair though. How you can manage to keep it cute without washing it and styling it everyday? And even though ponytails can be cute, let’s mix it up a little bit. How about 5 cute hair buns that are perfect for moms?

5 hair buns perfect for moms

Twist and Tuck

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This one is so easy, it’s not even funny. You tease your hair a little at the crown to give it some height. Then make a loose ponytail at the base of your neck. Pull the ponytail out a little bit and create a hole in the center. Twist the rest of your hair up and tuck it into the hole. Secure with bobby pins and voila — you’re done!

Everyday Bun

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Another easy one because that’s how I roll. Separate your hair from behind your hair all the way up and secure with a clip or something just to get it out of the way. Pull your hair straight back and secure it in a ponytail, then wrap the rest around to create a pin. Pin to secure. Then tease the hair that you had left out to get some height. Pull it straight back and wrap it around the existing bun. Secure with pins and hairspray and you’re done!

The Messy Bun

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Did every mom in the world shout for joy when ‘the messy bun’ came into style? I mean, I was rocking that look long before it became hip! I guess I’m just ahead of the game. It’s super easy, just a little difficult to explain. Pull your hair all the way through like you’re creating a ponytail. On the second pull through, only pull your hair half way through. Do that again only pulling half way through. The key to a cute messy bun is the pinning afterwords. Pull out sections that need to be pulled out and pin down where needed so it’s even everywhere. Make sense? If not, here’s a video tutorial.

Oh and if you have short hair, no worries, I’ve got ya covered! If you put your hair in a ponytail and add some curls to the ponytail. Then just pin all the curls messily until you have a bun. Here’s a pic:

Mess TopKnot for Short hair

Double Headbanded Bun

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Apparently ‘headbanded’ is not a word, I got the little red line underneath. They must not read hair blogs! With this bun you want to have a lot of volume on top so that the headbands will stay and it gives it texture. So tease, tease, tease on top and loosely secure in a regular bun. Then place the headbands (don’t slide them back) where you want. You can secure with bobby pins on the side so they don’t slip all over the place. Then pull the hair out a bit between the headbands and voila!

Simple Bun

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This one is very simple but is a favorite of mine during the summer months. It’s especially great for long hair. Start by slipping your head over and gathering it all together, smoothing out the front a bit. Then you can come back upright and twist the hair you have straight up in the air. Twist it until it twists down into a bun, but keep it loose while you’re doing it. Secure with bobby pins and you’re done. Easy right? Now you know why it’s my summer go to!

There you have it! If you aren’t already rocking these styles, get on it. They’re easy, cute and perfect for your 5-minutes-for-hair mornings.

Which is your favorites? Any you’d add to my list? I’m always looking for new styles!!
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Vaseline Jelly

Winter air and dry skin

Record low temperatures swept the country this winter. Spring inches closer on the calendar, but many areas of the country are still knee deep — or more — in snow and blustery temperatures. I’m using my nighttime face cream during the day and doing everything I can to keep my skin moisturized. During a recent night out, I pulled on tights and cringed. Months of heavy socks, boots, and treadmill runs have left my feet far from sandal-ready.

Vaseline Jelly can heal your heels — and your hands

Years ago, my grandmother told me one of her simplest skin care secrets — Vaseline and socks. She swore Vaseline on your feet before bed — covered in socks so you didn’t get the sheets messy — would make a difference in a single night. She recommended it for hands, too, and this is the winter to try it! She’s not the first person to recommend the benefits of Vaseline.

Discovered in 1870, Vaseline Jelly is the original dry skin healer, and to this day it still effectively locks in moisture to deeply heal dry skin. No matter which pair of gloves I pull on each day, my hands have continued to get rougher and drier. Many lotions have a high water content — look at the ingredient list and see if water is one of the first few ingredients — so they evaporate almost immediately in this kind of weather, leaving my hands even more susceptible to the frigid air. Vaseline doesn’t simply make your skin feel moisturized until the cold air hits it again — it heals your cracked, brittle skin.

Why you should try Vaseline Jelly for your hands

Temperatures are getting warmer, and you won’t be able to hide your dry skin under gloves for much longer. A little TLC for your fingers and toes will make it more fun to start playing with spring nail polish colors and open-toed sandals. Freshly painted nails look even prettier against soft skin, and Vaseline will make sure your hands are ready. Vaseline is triple purified, so you can feel safe using it on your skin anytime it starts to feel dry. Keep a jar in your bathroom — check out the suggested uses for all sorts of beauty benefits

Have you ever used Vaseline as a moisturizer?

Vaseline

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post and all my savvy thoughts and sassy opinions are my own.

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How to identify radiant orchid

Pantone named Radiant Orchid as the 2014 Color of the Year, and reactions ranged from cheers to jeers. Noses wrinkled at the idea of incorporating a shade of purple that danced dangerously close to the lavender associated with grandmothers, and hands clapped as people realized radiant orchid is flattering to both skin tones and home decor. You don’t need to carry around a Pantone sample to incorporate the shade into your home or your wardrobe. The color of the year is a rosy shade of purple, so look for warm — pinkish — undertones in a light purple shade.

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radiant orchid – fashion by angelaamman on Polyvore

1. Bring radiant orchid into your closet

At first glance, radiant orchid may seem tough to incorporate into your wardrobe, but the shade is surprisingly versatile. Pair it with shiny gold accessories to highlight the rose tones or mute the color a bit by wearing it with silver or gray. Wearing it for a special occasion this year is an easy way to step away from your favorite little black dress. Sitting in the Color of the Year spot ensures there will be shopping options in all shapes and silhouettes. Red carpet style is already reflecting the radiant orchid trend.

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radiant orchid – makeup by angelaamman on Polyvore

2. Stock your makeup bag with radiant orchid options

You can use radiant orchid in bold slashes of color on your eyes and lips or incorporate the color more subtly. Nail polish is a comfortable place to begin — try it on your toes first if you’re truly unsure about purple polish. A light wash of purple shadow is universally flattering. Test a few shades, and you’re sure to find one that brightens your blue eyes or adds sparkle to brown ones.

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 radiant orchid – accessories by angelaamman featuring suede shoes

3. Radiant orchid accessories are a fun pop of color

If you like to keep your wardrobe grounded in neutrals, try a few accessories. Accessories are the perfect way to stay on trend without revamping your entire closet. No one will remember you’ve been wearing your most flattering jeans for two years if they’re staring at your fabulous new bag. Even baby gear is reflecting Pantone’s Color of the Year choice.

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 radiant orchid – home by angelaamman featuring a lucite lamp

4. Use radiant orchid in your home

Gray has been making inroads as the home’s most popular neutral shade, which is wonderful for design fans because gray is the perfect canvas for radiant orchid decor. The warmth of the purple shade deepens the impact of gray, and the colors work together in a calming, sophisticated way. Gardeners will love that their beloved orchids are perfectly stylish, but faux flowers and other accents will work just as well.

Savvy picks for incorporating radiant orchid into your life
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Molly Coddled Nail Lacquer from Butter London ($15)
Paint an accent wall with Valspar Radiant Orchid (Lowes, 10 ounces, $4)
Cozy cowl neck warmer (Etsy, Smiling Knitting, $30)
Chuck Taylors, low in Purple Cactus Flower (Converse, $50)
Tibi skater dress from Net-a-Porter ($95)
Jade chair from Haute House (Neiman Marcus, $1,600)

For more radiant orchid ideas, follow us on Pinterest — you’ll love our radiant orchid board.
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alternatives to ponytailsThe allure of the ponytail

It can be tough to quit the ponytail. We know easy updos exist, but the ponytail is so tempting. A single hairband, a few twists of the wrist, the lie we tell ourselves when we don’t pull our hair all the way through and think we’re making a “messy bun.” The ponytail is the go-to hairstyle for women running late, women juggling making breakfasts with early morning emails, and women who simply don’t feel like wrestling with the flat iron another day.

Easy updos: Alternatives to the ponytail

One of the easiest ways to banish the perma-pony is to become familiar with a handful of other easy updos. Photos are the first step in finding a signature updo — or two — you can quickly pull together when you want your hair off your neck and face. Beauty bloggers take the photos a step further by offering step-by-step instructions and video tutorials.

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  1. Ballerina bun
  2. Low braided twist
  3. DIY Crown braids
  4. 2 Minute updo tutorial
  5. Fishtail top knot hair tutorial
  6. Upside down French braid bun
  7. Waterfall braided bun by Christina of Hair Romance
  8. Grown Up Topsy Tail tutorial by Martha Lynn Kale, photos by Kate LeSueur for Camille Styles

Follow these sassy beauty bloggers on Facebook for more style inspiration:

1. Ma Nouvelle Mode, 2. Oh So Pretty, 3. Creating Laura, 4. Henry Happened, 5. The Shine Project, 6. A Bird’s Leap, 7. Oh the Lovely Things, 8. Camille Styles

Which of the easy updos appeals to you?

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The beginning of award season is upon us! The Golden Globes were last night, celebrating the best of the past year in movies and television. But let’s be honest, we were actually watching to celebrate (and snark) on the best and worst of celebrity fashion. It is the most important part of any awards show, right? One trend was that minimalism reigned supreme! There were very few accessories, and the accessories they did have were classy and elegant. The women were all letting their dresses speak for themselves. Now, whether what the dresses had to say were good or bad, is a whole other thing. Let’s see how they did…

Photo Credit:  PR Photos

Best Dressed of the Golden Globes

 
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I would have to say my number one pick for the queen of the Red Carpet was Lupita Nyong’o. She was absolutely stunning in her simple and chic red Ralph Lauren caped dress. This woman is a classic beauty.

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How cute is little Sarah Hyland in her coral dress from Paris and milkbraid Valentino runway-inspired hair?! I love the youthful look and I think she nailed it here.

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Margot Robbie looked elegant in her white Gucci dress. Loving the beautiful plunging neckline and the understated accessories.

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Taylor Swift kept it fun, simple and beautiful in her red and black strapless Carolina Herrera. The best part is the little bustle in the back.

Moms Who Rocked the Red Carpet

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The always gorgeous mom-to-be Olivia Wilde was rocking her baby bump and looking fabulous in her deep green Gucci gown.

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Cate Blanchett stunned everyone, as usual, in her gorgeous black lace Armani. The woman can do no wrong!

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I love that Amy Adams dares to wear red, and is a stunner in the color! The deep neckline would look not-so-great on some, but she pulls it off and ends up looking fabulous. The back is the real winner here.

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Sofia Vergara shows every woman everywhere how to wear a black dress properly. This mama is such a bombshell and pairing the all black Zac Posen gown with a gorgeous blue statement necklace was just perfection.

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Julianna Margulies was quite the stunner here in classic old Hollywood glamour. The dark dress is just perfect for winter.

Worst Dressed of the Golden Globes

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It looks like Drew Barrymore was channeling her inner Marsha Brady here in her Monique Lhuillier flowered dress. Cute bump, but that’s about it.

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Oh, Julia. Oh, no no no. Is she going to an office meeting? That crisp white button down shirt has got to go. I don’t care if it’s Dolce and Gabbana, it is all bad.

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I love Lena Dunham’s curves and that she’s not afraid to show them off, but she chose the wrong dress with which to do so. It is just ill-fitting and not at all flattering.

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Zoe Saldana is super elegant, but this dress is just a disaster. It looks like the designer took a bunch of fabric samples and glued them all together. No.

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For being such a veteran to awards shows, you’d think Sandra Bullock would have it down by now. But, apparently not. She pulled out this colorful number, which is just all sorts of wrong. Come on, Sandra, we expect better from you!

What do you think? Who was the best dressed? Worst dressed? Sound out in the comments!
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Cosmetic Bag Detox

Hello 2014! It’s a new year and you might be getting the sudden urge to clean and de-clutter. This is a very common reaction. but do not attempt too many changes all at once — do things in stages, my friend.  Consider starting small and taking a complete inventory of your beauty products and clean out your cosmetics drawer or bags. Throw out that crusty mascara and the electric blue eyeshadow you’ve only worn once.

To motivate you, I suggest you treat yourself to a brand new cosmetic bag, one that you don’t want to be filled with beauty products you never use.  Depending on what type of beauty product hoarder you are, you may need more than one bag.  It’s important to sort and put similar products together so that you’ll be able to find exactly what you’re looking for.

Many of us also have daily makeup and then we have our going out or special occasion makeup. Separate them from one another. There is no reason to have your hot red lipsticks in with your carpool pick up pinks.

Another great time to de-clutter your cosmetics stash is when you are about to travel.  What you take with you on a trip are truly the things you use and need.  So while packing up a new cosmetics bag take notice of what you are leaving behind. That might be a good indicator of what you might want to pitch.

If you have been wearing the same makeup for years, it might be time to visit a cosmetics counter and update your color palette and seek some advice.  Don’t be embarrassed, simply tell them you need an update and want a simple but refreshing new look.

How often do you replace your cosmetic bag?

 

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