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5 Beauty Rules to Break This Summer

Here's a breezy post from OnSugar blog Kiss & Tell:

While some beauty rules are meant to live by, like ones that rule out too-thick foundation and stiff helmet hair, some were just made to be broken (or bent, at least!). Here are 5 beauty rules that can be ruled out, and how to break them effectively:

  1. Smoky eyes are only for a night out: The daytime smoky eye is going to be big for summer when paired with bronzed skin and pale lip. Opt for lighter colors than usual — bronzes and mid-tone gray, for a softer light smoky [eye] for daytime. For staying power, smudge an eye kohl on the lash line and layer with a matching shadow.
  2. Allow a product at least six weeks before giving up on it: If the product is causing redness, bumps, stinging, or swelling: toss it! You know what your skin can handle, so why be miserable and wait it out?
  3. Dark lips are only for winter: Berry and brick red lips aren’t just for the winter anymore. Just ask Rachel Bilson, who was seen recently at a Phillip Lim dinner rocking a dark lip. Move over hot pinks and bright corals, dark vampy colors are staying for summer.
  4. Save the false lashes for a special occasion: False lashes can be a great way to spruce up any look, whether you have sparse lashes or just want to add some drama. To avoid looking too over-the-top try individual lashes placed strategically on the lash line to add just a bit of oomph.
  5. Get your hair trimmed every six to eight weeks to keep split ends away: I got the A-OK from my wonderful stylist before adding this one. Truth is, not everyone needs that trim every 6-8 weeks. If you’re trying to grow your hair out longer, or have untreated hair, it's possible to go 10-12 weeks between trims. Just keep an eye out for split ends, which mean you're due for an appointment.

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