Whether you have straight hair and long for luscious waves and curls or have curly hair and are just striving for a way to tame it without resorting to straightening it, most curling methods like irons and hot rollers are not only tedious and difficult but also can cause a lot of damage to your hair when used too often. However, there are other techniques that are not only simple (and affordable!) but won’t do nearly as much damage to your hair, if any at all. Read More
Empower yourself: Know what’s in that Powder!
Pick an Allure beauty fave from CVS or make the trek to the local Sephora or ULTA? Ordering online? Liquid, mousse, powder, airbrush?! How did things get so complicated? Thanks to our competitive consumer-driven market, there are perhaps too many choices, and we are here to help you–on a college budget.
To get the most out of your foundation, you need to start with a bright, er, foundation. How so? Read More
You’re young and you’re finally fed up photoshopping your friends’ heads on movie superhero characters and sea creatures. You’re ready for a real job. But where to start?
All of the seminars and courses I’ve attended have one solid piece of advice in common: market yourself. Read More
Whether you wear neutral makeup every day or are a bit more daring, the tools that you use to apply your makeup can be just as important as any artist’s tools are to how it turns out. However, on a college budget it can seem ridiculous to go to high end makeup stores like MAC, Inglot or Sephora and spend upwards of $30 for just one brush. Yet, at the same time, there is the fear that the cheaper brushes will have horrible quality and still not be worth the money spent. There are, however, some brushes out there that are just as high quality as some of the top name brands that won’t drain your wallet dry. Read More
Swimsuit trends for women change just about as frequently as every other aspect of fashion. From the traditional bikini and one-piece came the adaptations of the tankini and, more recently, the monokini. Read More
One of the biggest problems that a college girl can face is finding a way to keep her wardrobe fresh and fashionable while still being able to afford books and food. However, there are few simple things to try that can help you find that balance, and that are easier than you might think. Read More
It’s finally beginning to feel like summer outside, and that means no more hiding under layers of wool, or simply relying on your leather riding boots for everyday footwear. Here is a list of five items that will seamlessly transition your wardrobe into one any beach babe would envy. Read More
How to make sure that bold new floral blouse, fuchsia pumps, and sweet costume jewelry all get their fair share of ware this season? Stick with some staples. Keeping it fresh is all about keeping your wardrobe on rotation, and pairing staples with a few new seasonal items is a great way to do that. Think black skirt and neutral tank top with those fuchsia pumps, or classic blazer with that bold necklace. If you don’t have staples, you’ll never have anything to wear! Here I outline a few key items to keep your college wardrobe fresh. Read More
I love those special days when I actually have time to pick out a nice outﬁt to wear on campus or out with friends. Having a fresh selection of clothes you actually wear makes this easier. This amazing weather is a great time to revamp those outﬁt selections as well as do some spring cleaning! A great way to do both of these is to consign or re-sell your used clothing. Read More