When the days start getting longer and winter just seems to linger on. I’m ready for something new to brighten my appearance while I wait for the new season to finally make its appearance.
It’s at times like these that I take inspiration from French women. When they need to sparkle they fall back on one of the foundations of the classic French look, red. It is a simple trick that always seems to work.
Start by adding a vibrant red lipstick to your lips and then add the same color to your nails.
The brightness of the color transforms your look from drab to bright especially in winter. It makes you come to life.
It is hard not to take notice when you see the sparkle it adds and it always makes me feel better when I walk out the door.
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For years, I watched my mother and her friends put lipstick on while they were still at the dinner table. I was too young to wear lipstick but . . .
Red lips are a statement; you are saying here I am. Even with long-lasting lip colors, red wears off and can fade, This is what I’ve found that works best: