The countdown to holiday parties and festive family gatherings is on. But instead of pulling out that trusty LBD and same ol' statement necklace, consider giving some of this year's trendiest pieces a try. Here are a few I think are just right for busy, style-starved moms.You might also like:
If there's ever a time to try a sexy red lip color, it's during the holidays. But picking the perfect hue can take a bit of know how. Jodi Risley, MAKE UP FOR EVER Education and Artistry Executive, shares her expert advice.
For a warm skin tone, choose a red lipstick that consists of orange-red or brown-red. A few common warm shades are red brick and fire engine red. For cool-toned women, blue-reds or berry-reds complement the complexion best. Choose shades such as raspberry red or bordeaux red.
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