Glam Slam: The Friday Five — Fresh Ways To Wow!
First Published: September 14, 2012 4:32 PM EDT Credit: FilmMagic
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Want to update your wardrobe but no time (or money) for a full over-haul?
Here are some easy styling tricks anyone can use to give their wardrobe a wake-up call!
Color-block bright separates: What makes watermelon, one of the season’s hot hues, even punchier? Pairing it with super-hot pink (like Emma Stone, pictured). Or go all blue with a turquoise T and cobalt skinnies.
Belt it out: For a simple way to define your waist when you’re wearing a voluminous skirt or flowy top, wrap a Japanese inspired obi belt around your middle. Let it stand out by keeping the rest of your accessories on the subtle side: Think a slim headband or minimal jewelry and clutch.
Go on, blush!: You might think pink is only for spring, but it looks current in everything from swing coats to ladylike dresses. Why not push it by sticking on a lipstick shade in a pink that’s richer and deeper than what you’re wearing?
Clip some cute “baby bangs”: Not into shaggy, hand-in-your-eyes strands? Hello, little-Dutch-boy fringe. Have your stylist trim bangs 2 to 3 inches above your brows and comb in a gel to nix frizziness.
Slick your hair waaay to the side: For bangs that stay put in a sleek style like Rooney Mara’s, make a deep party, blow-dry with a paddle brush, and pat on gel to seal in shine and eliminate flyaways.
For more tips, InStyle Makeover is on newsstands today!
-- Ryan Patterson
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