It's Fight The Frump Friday sponsored by Fussy! This week we're turning it over to the experts: My girlfriends. I asked a few of them to share with me their Tried and True beauty secrets. And they did. Because they're nice.
Pretty Amanda loves these Bath Ice Creams "I LOVE these bath ice creams. I just can't say enough good things about them. After you use one your skin is luxuriously soft!"
My Girl Kelly loves her some Neutrogena Sesame Oil "Every time you get out of the shower, slather all over body, your skin will be softer than a baby's. Also slather all over bare legs in summer for a gorgeous sheen." (Go check out her business website here)
Funny Jenn wonders "Is it sad that my beauty tip involves making it so I only have "a few zits" instead of having my face covered with them? The thing I've shared before about a free and clear cleanser, followed by benzoyl peroxide and AHA moisturizer." (Check out Jenn's really cool Kids Craft site here)
My Girl Kelly is back with more tips to share. We all look to her for advice on all things beauty and fashion. Because she's our guru. "Another one: get highlights and Crest White Strips. Everyone can benefit from shinier brighter hair and whiter teeth."
Theresa, the Dancing Queen "OK, so my one can't live without product is Lubriderm lotion. It works great on the face and body... and it is a wonderful make-up remover. I love Mary Kay eye make-up remover, but if I'm out (like now) then a cotton ball w/Lubriderm swiped across the lash does nearly as well."
My Hero Christa: "I love Aveeno Skin Brightener with SPF. Makes my face really soft and gives some nice sun proof coverage even in the winter!"
Hey, Kelly's back again! Isn't she nice? "Only wash your hair every 2nd or 3rd day - it will be much healthier. The less you wash it, the less greasy it gets .... the first week you might notice it greasy etc but the second week you'll start to notice that it stays cleaner longer and longer between washings. My hair dresser convinced me to try it -- it took about 2 weeks of "icky" feeling but now I can easily go every 3 days without it getting greasy. (I shower daily mind you - sometimes twice a day! so don't think I'm dirty."
Alison the Hottie: "GOOD JEANS make all the difference. It might not be your typical "beauty" treatment, but damn, do I feel sexy in my good jeans!"
Sweet Shelly: "I'm pretty plain Jane when it comes to products. I've always taken my makeup off with water and washcloth and apply Vaseline lotion after each shower and petroleum jelly on my lips at night. I might have to try a few of the above mentioned though." (Tom does the same thing every night!)
Too Cool for School Kristn: "Using blush for eyeshadow. I use Physician's Formula Blushing Glow Mineral Blush. It can be used as a primer for putting on the rest of your eyeshadow, or alone for natural, but polished, look. Just put a touch on your blush brush and apply over the entire lid. (That's all I've got on in the pic below, btw...well, that and a bit of dark eyeshadow on the eyebrows...well, and the lipstick, but we're not really talking about lipstick)"
Best-Hair-Evah Danielle: "I only wash my hair every other or every 2 days as well - if I wash more often it gets very dry. That plus my Pantene conditioner and a huge round brush (like, really huge) while blow drying makes my hair shiny, manageable, have no frizz and lots of body. (I don't do this every single time out of laziness, but it makes the biggest difference evah when I do.)
As for makeup, I use 3 items after my moisturizer - mineral makeup (a must for me!), nude or nearly-nude lip color and mascara. Less is more for a fresh, clean and natural look. And then I swear by the Hope in a Jar moisturizer by Philosophy." (Go check out her web and print design biz here)
Sweet Marysia: "I wish I had a lot to share but Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion for the body. It says it moisturizes for 24 hours and it sure does."
Look who's back! It's Kelly with a big ol' Fashion DON'T:
"From pagesix.com: Would you pay $3,600 to walk on your tippy-toes? Victoria Beckham already has a pair of these Antonio Beradri 5-and-a-half-inch heel-less heels in snakeskin, while Gwyneth Paltrow and Uma Thurman purchased a patent leather version at the bargain price of $2,200, according to the Daily Mail. An open request: If you see these leading ladies wearing this latest investment, buy them a cocktail, grab a camera and call us!
You wish you had friends like mine, don't you?
Well, head back over to Fussy's for more Fight The Frump fashion help.
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