I dress up more than usual during the holiday season. How can I change up my make-up, too?

Ah, the holidays. Full of joy and cheer! Make-up is always so fun at this time of year. Winter usually consists of matte, subtle, classic make-up. But I challenge you to break the rules this holiday season by adding some sparkle!

Here are 5 ways to add some sparkle to your make-up:

1. Moisturizer
Add a cream-based luminizer to your moisturizer. Put a bit of your everyday moisturizer on the back of your hand. Next, add a touch of the luminizer, and mix with your finger or a make-up brush. When you apply your foundation, there will be a slight, underlying glow that’s perfect under foundation or on its own.

2. Eye Shadow

I have a last-minute invite to a holiday party. How can I look my best quickly?

If you have 5 minutes, you can look divine in no time.

This low side bun is one of the easiest and quickest hairstyles to create and works perfectly for various occasions. It can go from a messy, bohemian look to a sleek and pretty updo simply depending on the way you secure it and style it.
What are your fashion must-have looks for fall?

Keep your fall looks casual so you can pump it up at the holidays. But by casual, I don't mean sweatpants. Read on to see what I'm talking about (pictures included!).

After a warm summer of casual maxi dresses and easy sandals, T-shirts and care-free hair, getting dressed in the fall can be a bit tricky. It's not quite cold enough to bundle up but these shorter days are definitely too chilly for bare legs {well, mostly}. To me, fall is a sort of segue into the dressed-up holiday season. I find myself holding back now and keeping my fall looks more casual so as to make the holidays more enjoyable. Getting dressed should be fun and I think if you have the right key pieces on hand, pulling together looks will be a cinch!

How can you bring your look to life with accessories?

By pairing wardrobe staples with a variety of accessories, you'll have more outfits than you can imagine!

I’m a simple girl when it comes to fashion. I love feminine dresses and flattering skirts. The little black dress is always “the perfect outfit,” so I have a small collection. I’ve found that having a few variations of “the basics” (crisp colored shirts, tailored pants, jeans, basic tees) paired with the right accessories will give you more outfits than you can imagine.

Here are six accessories that will help make a dramatic change to your look:

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