Shorts, dresses, skirts - they're just better alternatives to pants when the weather is nice. But of all these wardrobe items, dresses have got to be my favorite.
It's just such a happy color. It's girly but not too girl and it looks seriously gorg on tanned skin.
You've probably already considered summer's best fashion trends - rompers and crop tops galore - as well as the season's most celebrated makeup looks - like bright lips and cheeks. What you may not have figured out yet? Which hair trend you'll be rocking.
If I had a dollar for every time someone comments "you're flawless" on one of Kendall Jenner/Shay Mitchell/Selena Gomez's Instagram selflies, I'd be able to afford a Birkin.
What if I were to tell you that you could find the secret to one of those fancy nail art looks at your local Office Depot?
Lip balm is the unsung hero of so many beauty arsenals. It smooths out our lips, relieves the discomfort of cracked skin and makes an ideal base for a more colorful lipstick.
If you've ever audited Fashion 101 (and by that I mean....cracked open an issue of InStyle), you will know that there are a few cardinal rules of flattering fashion. Among them: Black is always slimming, A-lines look good on virtually everyone and nude heels make your legs look better than ever.
Man stomach. Soak it in. Soak it in. A few days ago I wrote about how changing fashion correlates t…
I don't know about you, but I am not about to spend $200 on a bathing suit.
Finishing powder is an essential part of my makeup routine. My skin has a tendency to get oily, so capping off with my look with a powder keeps my face shine-free for much longer and helps to minimize pores and imperfections (if it's a good powder, that is!).
The Pulitzer/Panky union is just sort of perfect for the girl who can get straight A's and chug straight vodka.
Shorts, pants, skirts, bikini bottoms. What do they all have in common? The all are (usually) more flattering when you make them high-waisted.
Sun-kissed skin looks fabulous on its own - but when you're tanned and glowing, you can get away with something a little bit bolder on the face.
Because kimonos can take even the most basic look from dull to awesome. They can be dressed up or down. They make great cover ups. And my favorite reason: They're super flattering on pretty much anyone.
Just in case you've been living under a rock (or just don't have an Instagram account), let's talk about what an 'arm party' is. It's essentially the trend of wearing tons and tons of bracelets on one hand.
The LBD is obviously a wardrobe staple but in my mind the LWD - or the little white dress - is also on the list of items we should all own. It's just the perfect, easy thing to throw on during the summer.
If your complexion is a bit duller than you'd like, try drinking more water. But also, try using one of LUSH's Fresh Face Masks because they are fabulous.
This summer is my opportunity to revive my poor curls and grow out my hair strong and healthy for the new school year. With a mantra of no straighteners, no curling irons, and no hair dye, one could call this a hair journey of sorts.
Think of these as conversation pieces that you might actually want to talk about when people come over as opposed to, "Why are there so many dirty dishes in the sink?" or "Why don't you recycle?"
If you know me at all you know that I've developed a strange new fixation with white tee shirts. I mean, they have infinite possibilities - if you get the the right one.
Give this tutorial a spin next time you're heading out for the night...and don't forget to tweet us a photo of your look @CollegeCandy.
You will always look different during warmer months than you will when its cold. Weather has an especially powerful effect on your hair and skin.
MUFE describes this primer as a "lightweight, oil-free complexion corrector that enhances the skin's texture and primes the skin for makeup application" and the shade 5 Blue "adds radiance to fair skin [and] reduces minor imperfections."
This color family is always in full swing during the summer months for obvious reasons: It's fun, it's vibrant, it's the opposite of wintery black. But it's also very easy to wear neon in a way that is over the top, loud or just plain tacky.
Those who create fashion give us the strokes we use to paint our canvasses and they are some of the most eccentric, intelligent and interesting people on the planet.