We’re one month into 2021, how are you doing keeping up those resolutions? If not, how about starting some new ones, focusing on health and beauty?
Fashion and lifestyle expert Natalie Sexton is bringing her top 2021 resolutions to the show, demonstrating how to take the pressure off and how to work these resolutions into everyday life.
Update Your Skincare
Even the oiliest of the skin can use some help in the winter months with replenishing moisture and reducing redness. This winter more than ever we are heading outside so we need to keep our skin calm and nourished and well attended to.
Getting into a regular morning and evening routine is really a great way to ensure your skin health and it doesn’t have to be an overwhelming task. If you are looking to add something new to your cleanse, tone, and moisturize routine then a Spring Water Spray is an ideal start to your makeup routine every day because it’s a super-easy way to soothe, hydrate, and calm sensitive, irritated skin – just spritz lightly on your face before applying makeup. I also use it after a workout or walk outside and as my last step before bed to set my nighttime moisturizer.
Amp Up Your Makeup Bag with multi-use products
Here’s another great tip in line with updating your skincare routine this year: take advantage of multi-tasking beauty products! You can save time and money with hard-working formulas that offer multiple benefits. From Smashbox, a brand that I love, their Healthy Glow All-In-One Tinted Moisturizer is a makeup bag must.
A tinted moisturizing formula does it all: it primes, moisturizes, perfects, and gives you SPF 25 broad-spectrum protection – in 1 easy step. ALWAYS look for SPF in your base product – we forget about it in the winter months but we still need it just as much as we did in the summer. This one has rose extract, hyaluronic acid, peptides, and more to give you natural, dewy coverage and hydration for up to 24 hours!
Brighten Your Smile
Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, so it’s important to keep your pearly whites polished. Aside from brushing, many of us have invested in teeth whitening treatments to brighten their smiles — BUT those kits can cost hundreds of dollars. With endless Zoom/Skype calls for the foreseeable future a brighter whiter smile is your perfect accessory to make you feel confident and polished looking this year.
I found a super affordable and easy to use the option that you can easily find at your local drugstore! Make sure you look for something that is enamel-safe in a tooth whitening treatment, and also not complicated to use – an application pen makes it mistake-proof! Another bonus with this system is it whitens while you sleep AND it removes 15 years of stains in just one week when used as directed!
Update Your ZOOM/SKYPE Style with ACCESSORIES
Zoom and other video conferencing tools are a must in our lives. Whether it’s keeping up with your coworkers, joining in a happy hour with friends or date night, video conferencing is how we are all staying connected. Now that we have all figured out how to master our lighting, connection & set-up, we also want to look polished & put together for any occasion.
Invest in a few key accessories & save your money on the really trendy ones – for example, a perfect pair of hoops will be on rotation forever but a bedazzled hair barrette might only be around for a season or two.
I have put together a list of my must-have accessories, that can be worn for a multitude of occasions and easily mixed and matched with your “waist- up” staples!
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