Bedtime can be a stressful endeavor when you foresee yourself tossing and turning. Many nights I’ve found myself dead tired, but stress kept me from falling asleep; and it turned into a vicious cycle (especially when I ended up napping the next day as a result). There are, however, a few things I’ve found useful that Osmia Organics founder Sarah Villafranco has outlined for us below – even though some of them (like not checking email before bed) are way easier said than done! There’s something about a little pre-bedtime pampering that works to alleviate some of the day’s stress, and many of Villafranco’s tips take just a few seconds to put into practice!
While I’m still drooling over Jennifer Lawrence and Jennifer Lopez’s dresses, it will likely be a while before I have occasion to wear a floor-length Dior. The night’s beauty trends, on the other hand, are ones we can incorporate into our routines today. Here’s a look at four of the standouts!
Looking for holiday beauty inspo? Here it is, thanks to Jessica Alba, who appears beautifully done-up without looking overly-fussy. The key is that she went semi matchy-matchy by opting to coordinate the hue of her geometric, ruby Bavna drop earrings with a slightly-shimmering berry pout.
I have yet to meet a guy who doesn’t complain about lipstick or gloss at one point or another. I went on the offense with the guy I’m dating now and mentioned this, and – of course – he was all, “you can wear whatever you want…you’re perfect.” Classic thing for a guy to say when you’re in the early stages of your relationship, but the cynical side of me thinks it’s only a matter of time before the tune changes!
As much as I love the big box Sephora or Nordstrom experience, there’s a lot to be said for a well-curated boutique where you know that every last item in the store is of the highest caliber. Such is the case with Eve by Eve’s, a gorgeous shop located in the heart of Beverly Hills.
There are many elements of my beauty routine that stay the same, but one that changes all the time is my lip color. Who wants to glide on the same shade each day when there are so many out there to choose from? There is more than just gluttony at play, though…
It’s hard to believe that there’s a real model under all this makeup…but there is! Gareth Pugh is no stranger to envelope-pushing beauty, but this is particularly stunning. Though there’s little to inspire a real street look (do love that hair, though…), this is awe-inspiring in terms of originality and execution.