New Years Beauty Resolutions

January 1, 2015

New Hair Color

Nothing says makeover like bright colored locks. And because summer is often a time to lighten up with highlights and ombre, winter seems the ideal season to spice up your strands with bold, allover color. Our favorite hues range from classics like rich auburn red to the mysterious violet.

Safe Skin Care

If you only do one thing for your beauty routine this year, this is the biggie: Invest in a lotion that boasts UVA/UVB SPF. It’s a double win because you will get the benefit of smoother, more luminous skin while preventing future skin damage like hyperpigmentation, wrinkles and skin cancer. Use this chillier time to make daily application a habit. It should be easier because you’ve got a lot less ground to cover (hooray for sweater weather!)

Bold Brows

This resolution takes a bit more dedication and practice, but once you’ve mastered the art of the arch, you’ll thank us. If you’ve ever overplucked, shading and shaping with a brow liner will help make your brows symmetrical and help bring out your best features.

Cat Eyes

Another #beautydare that requires a bit of finesse: the cat liner. Find your favorite formula and practice. Lots.

Slick Back

That’s our cool way of saying use hair oil! We know it seems a bit counterintuitive, as we’ve dedicated our hair routine to avoiding slick strands. But, the benefits – oils help to heal the hair cuticle, sealing and softening your strands – are proven.

Bold Lip

There’s something very empowering about swiping on a rich shade, and it’s worth trying at least once. But it can be a bit daunting if you’re not used to such a strong pout. Start by narrowing down your options virtually with the Makeup Genius app (which lets you try on makeup using face-tracking technology — seriously you can blow kisses or bat your eyelashes, and your virtual makeup will, too!).


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