When I wrote about pastel spring bags last week, you guys were pretty much in agreement–the colors are just so nice to look at, so clean and feminine. An expensive, ultra-light purchase isn’t the best avenue for everyone, though, especially if you tend to be hard on your bags or wear a lot of black.
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Even though it’s still chilly in the mornings (and I wiped out on some black ice on the way to work yesterday morning), there’s no denying it–spring is almost here. Even though sweaters and jackets are still going to be a part of our everyday wardrobes for the next few weeks, there’s one surefire way to bring a little bit of spring sunshine into our outfits immediately: lipstick and lipgloss.
If I can be unguarded for a moment (and I feel like this is a place of honesty), I’d like to admit that I spend a lot of time thinking about my hair. I always have. It’s naturally curly, fine and thin, but I come from a region where a woman’s hair should be her perfectly coiffed crowning glory, so I’ve spent my entire life changing its color and learning how to make it do whatever I want.
We’ve been thinking about, talking about and obsessing over bags even more than usual lately, so for this week’s edition of Want It Wednesday, we thought it’d be nice to go in a slightly different direction: beauty. Fall beauty, to be exact, which is full of moisturizer, vampy eye makeup and richly colored lipstick.
Most fragrances strike me as seasonal; as soon as I get a whiff, it’s instinctually clear during which months a particular scent will do its best work, just like most colors or textures lean one way or the other. Transitional months are a little trickier; you need a scent that’s not too sweet for cool evenings but that won’t stink up any space you’re in on warm afternoons.
There’s been some noticeable crispness in the morning air lately, and now that the calendar has turned to August, we can no longer avoid the fact that fall is coming at us. While it’s too warm during the days for fall clothes, there are little ways that you can start your seasonal transition without producing any excess sweat; one of the best is with a new nail polish.