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TIP! A nice purse is a great accessory to your outfit, but be sure that it matches other bags that you need to take with you. For example.

Do you want to boost your sense of fashion? Do you think that fashion feels rather overwhelming? If you answered yes, you will find the following fashion advice to be helpful. Once the basics of fashion are down, you can really experiment with your look. As with anything else in life, start with a solid foundation (of basics) and build on it.

TIP! Combining white with black is a perfect combination that is fashionable this season. You are likely to see many folks wearing this combination.

Instead of spending a lot on specialty items, make sure you’re purchasing the fashion basics. Buy pieces that look great and won’t ever be out of style. A basic black pencil skirt can be worn for many years and be updated each year with a top or jacket that goes along with the fashion of the day.

TIP! You can wear jeans with a shirt and high-heel shoes in more formal occasions, but this will work best with black jeans. Jeans in a different color are more appropriate for more casual occasions.

Putting your hair up casually is a wonderful way to make your hair get off your shoulders. There is rarely time while at work or school to deal with long hair. To avoid hassles with your longer hair, pull it up into a messy bun that will add some flair to your look.

TIP! There are hundreds of thousands of hair accessory possibilities. There are hairbands, headbands, elastic holder, bows, extenstions and more.

Stay aware of the current trends in fashion. Fashion is changes constantly, so it is important to read magazines to keep yourself updated. Magazines are great information sources for new styles from season to season.

TIP! Try using a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner for frizzy hair. A layer of moisturizer will protect the cuticle and prevent it from absorbing the dampness in the air.

There are so many options available in terms of hair accessories. Accessories for your hair include scrunchies in a myriad of colors and fabrics, headbands, elegant barrettes, and even clip-on hair extensions. Your wardrobe should have several of these. You can match your scrunchy to the color you’re wearing, for instance. A night out calls for the perfect matching headband.

Beauty Products

TIP! Before you toss your favorite jar or tube of beauty product, make sure you have used all of it. For products in tubes, consider using the squeezers made for toothpaste.

Make sure you use all of your beauty products before you discard them. If you use beauty products that are packaged in tubes, use squeezers to get out all of the product. You can turn your bottles upside-down or to their side to get out every little bit of content. Try removing the tops as well in order to get the last bits and pieces of product. You can wind up saving a lot of money by doing this.

TIP! Clean your closet from time to time. You might think that having more clothes means you have more choices, but this is not always the case.

Every woman needs to have the basic essentials in her closet. Minimum requirements include dressy jeans to wear with heels, casual jeans, two or more pairs of dark, dressy slacks and perhaps a skirt or two. And last but not least, you need that proverbial “little black dress” if you’re serious about making a fashion statement.

TIP! Never make the vital mistake of believing clothes are what makes you fashionable. Your hair also plays a huge role in the way you look.

Your lips can appear fuller when you use a lip pencil to line them and then blend the edges with a sponge applicator. Then you should apply petroleum jelly or gloss over this area. Finish off by emphasizing your upper lip with extra gloss towards the center to achieve a pouty look. You can also use an eyeshadow on your lips. Put a little smudge on both your lips, in the center.

TIP! Coloring your hair during the summer is a wonderful way to add a bit of pop to your ensemble. However, you should maintain your healthy hair so the color does not fade.

If you want to look good fashion-wise, you need to begin with a solid foundation. A bra that fits correctly will give your figure definition and create an appealing silhouette. Underwear is meant to give you support and create a smooth fit. There are many great slimming undergarments available that can help to hide problems and make you look great.

TIP! Know your figure’s strong points and its weaker ones. Petite women should wear fitted styles in soft fabrics because they elongate the body.

Be fashionable by getting a little funky. Wear shades that don’t traditionally go together, or two patterns, or even two textures. You can’t be perfect, so you should aim for controlled chaos.

Take any clothes you no longer wear and donate them. You will clear up space in your closet and help people that are less fortunate as well.

TIP! If you have a limited fashion budget, consider talking to your friends about it. Let your friends know you would enjoy owning some of their items when they are ready to part with them.

A fashion consultant may be a very helpful investment on an occasional shopping trip. If you are a busy person then it may be necessary to help keep you updated with all the latest fashion trends. Take someone with you when you shop so that you know you are making wise choices with the clothing that you pick.

TIP! THere are some cool things you can to improve your style. You can aim to not match on purpose and wear shoes that don’t match your outfit.

If you want to be a fashion original, try wearing an item that you wouldn’t normally try to get away with. Not only will this exercise keep you open-minded when it comes to fashion, but it may help you discover new colors, shapes and styles that look fabulous on your frame. It is a great way to put some variety into your wardrobe.

TIP! Don’t tease your hair, or it will become damaged over time. You should not style your hair with different textures.

The way you style your hair speaks wonders about you and your personality. You have to show the world your personality through your coif. For example, if you are woman climbing the corporate ladder, opt for a classic style such as a shoulder-length bob. On the other hand, if you’re a busy soccer mom, the “wash and go” type of hairstyle is probably the best route.

TIP! Donate your old clothing to a shelter or donation center. This helps others and helps you, too.

Stay away from fitted clothes if you are carrying a bit of extra weight around the middle. This clothing shows every ripple, fold and roll. Use clothing that fits loose, and you will show a better body.

TIP! You could go to a color consultant if you are not sure which colors look good on you. The color of your skin, eyes and hair can all affect which colors best suit you and create the effects you desire, such as looking slimmer.

Choose solid colors to help match up your weight. Dark clothes will make you appear smaller and slimmer since dark colors draw more light. Light or bright colors can help you visually gain weight.

Current Trends

TIP! Understand your own particular body shape and know what styles are the best for you. Find out if you have an hourglass, pear or rectangular figure.

Since fashion is not stagnant, you need to keep informed about the current trends. You can get a good feel for current trends by subscribing to fashion magazines or reading online resources. It is up to you to decide what you like and what fits your taste.

TIP! You can make minor clothing repairs with a sewing kit you keep on hand. Having access to a few basic tools can be a good thing because you will be able to repair simple clothing tears or rips.

Head out shopping with your friends and get them to let you choose a few outfits for them. A friend is a great way to get advice and try things you’ve never considered.

TIP! Regulate how much money you spend on clothes each month by establishing a budget. While improving your wardrobe is important, so too is keeping a realistic attitude about your expenses.

Visit a local thrift store. Thrift stores are an oft-overlooked source of great bargains and vintage clothes. Also, you may find a great buy that can complement your wardrobe. Your local shop could have some stylish jeans or a cool shirt at an affordable price.

TIP! Have a look in the thrift store in your area. This will help you if you seek bargains and/or you want to try a vintage look.

These tips should’ve made you realize the importance of fashion. You may have also gained insight that will help you integrate great fashion into your life. You’ll look good and feel great! Your are worth it, so take the time to better your style.