Even if your style is in vogue, it's always nice to get a little pick-me-up every time the seasons change. Tweaking your beauty habits can transition some of your summer looks into fall for a seasonally appropriate vibe. If you stock up on supplies using Sally Beauty Supply promotion codes, you shouldn't have a problem fitting a couple of new trends into your budget.
Nails People tend to go darker with their nails in the autumn months, which means it's time to break out those sultry reds, chic grays and deep purples. Darker nails call for shorter lengths, so keep yours trimmed to just past your fingertips to avoid looking like a scary witch or vampire. (Unless, of course, it's October 31. In which case, a Halloween Express coupon code may come in handy.)
Metallics are also coming back in style, which means gold, silver and bronze polish can turn your nails into matching hardware to go with your accessories. Just make sure you smooth the surface of your nails with a buffer to get rid of any ridges that may make your shiny polish look rough.
Craftier women may rejoice when they hear that top beauty resources like Glamour magazine and Cosmopolitan magazine have been raving about DIY manicures that feature crazy patterns and colors. Now is the perfect time to experiment using your artistic talents. You could try painting your nails alternating colors or even just changing the shade of one. Colorful half-moon manicures are also easy to do with an assortment of colors and a toothpick to get the line straight. The possibilities are endless.
Lips Bold lipstick is a fall staple, which means if you don't have a rich red hue in your makeup assortment, it's time to get the ball rolling. A Beauty Bridge promotion code could get you deals on tons of brand-name cosmetics, so you can feel better about simply having to purchase that perfect shade (or two!).
Bright colors like coral and pink are also totally in fashion, as long as you keep the rest of your makeup minimal. Just use a little foundation, mascara and eyeliner before painting your lips. Dab a bit of foundation on before you apply the color to ensure that it will stick and last all day. Lip liner around the edges will also prevent any smudges.
If you're not a lipstick girl, don't worry, luckily lip gloss is always in fashion. Choose one with a hint of color or a bit of gold shimmer to liven up your face this autumn.
Cheeks Flushed faces are always in, and this fall is no different. However, there are plenty of new tricks out there to make your cheekbones pop and give your face a more chiseled look. Try using your summer bronzer just underneath your cheekbones to create shadow, then use a rosy blush on the apples of your cheeks before dabbing a bit of highlighter on top. You'll be surprised how gorgeous you look.
For long-lasting color that will get you through any fall sports game, try a cheek stain. These products are also great to use on your eyes and lips to achieve a cute monochromatic pretty in pink look.
Nose A little foundation is usually the only product you need for your nose, but if you want to make yours look a little more shapely this fall, just get an affordable highlighter using a Beauty Bar promo code and dab it down the center of the bridge of your nose. Use a bit of bronzer on either side to create a bit of shadow, and voila! Your nose will look cute as a button!
Eyes This autumn, dramatic eyes are in style. Whether it's shadow, liner, mascara or even false lashes - bigger is better.
Next time you're looking for a stunning, smoldering stare to show off, line your inner rims with black eyeliner. Use a smoky shadow to cover your lid and a darker one for your creases, then trace over your upper lash line with a black liquid liner. Wing it out a little at the outer corners to elongate your eyes, then coat your lashes with mascara. Let it dry before combing through and putting on another coat. This will make your lashes look feathery, not clumped.
Another variation of the smoky eye that's hot for fall includes a pop of color. As long as you keep the rest of your makeup fairly neutral, there's no reason why you can't show off a bright blue, purple, green or even orange tint. Just use a BeautyChoice.com promotion code to buy a set that includes various shades of the same color, then apply them on your lids, using lighter colors first, then accentuating with the darker ones.
Face If you're not already using it, primer will practically change your life this season. Applying a layer after you cleanse your skin and before you apply foundation will give you a fresh look that will keep your face looking good all day. Primer helps even out your skin tone, minimize the look of pores and helps your makeup smooth over blemishes, so your skin looks almost flawless! Look for one that minimizes shine if oily skin is a problem, otherwise find one that will keep your face looking dewy even if you've been outside in the chilly breeze all day!
Body Just because summer's over doesn't mean you have to stop caring about your skin's condition. Even if you're excited about breaking out those skinny jeans, don't forget to keep your legs moisturized and fresh, as the colder air can dry them out and make them itchy.
If you're still planning to wear skirts and dresses, you can keep your summer's tan going strong with a moisturizing lotion that gradually makes your skin tone a bit deeper. No one will be able to tell the color's not natural, and you'll be able to keep that summertime glow, all without breaking the bank. Sounds good, doesn't it?
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