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Summer Beauty Blunders: Solved

Summer Beauty Blunders: Solved

Something about summer has us feeling our most beautiful. Maybe it’s the long days filled with Instagram filter-esque light, the freedom to apply bronzer more liberally than usual, or the fact that we’re dressing to impress rather than to survive freezing temps. That being said, summer doesn’t come without its unique array of beauty issues. Fortunately, fixes are easier than you think.

You CAN Pull It Off: Unexpected Colors for Summer

You CAN Pull It Off: Unexpected Colors for Summer

When it comes to beauty and style, some of the old rules of thumb are just that: old. The reasoning behind many forbidden looks is decidedly unclear (I’m sorry, why can’t I mix brown and black leather?)—and when it comes to makeup, just plain deceptive. We know blue eyeshadow has practically become punchline, but done correctly, it lands just right. The same goes for any number of fun shades that are perfect for summer experimentation. Read on for our tips & tricks:

Spring 2015’s Most Eye-Catching Blooms

Spring 2015’s Most Eye-Catching Blooms

Yeah yeah, we know.

The wisdom of Miranda Priestly aside, you’d have to be a true ice queen to not appreciate the abundance of colorful blooms that sweeps into our lives each May. Accordingly, we’ve decided to round up a few of our favorite floral-inspired trends popping up this spring. What can we say—we’ll always be the one counting the days until peony season and stopping to smell the jasmine.

READY FOR A BOB? READ THIS FIRST.

READY FOR A BOB? READ THIS FIRST.

Something about changing seasons has us craving change in other aspects of our lives. We stare most wistfully at our inspiration boards, longing for that dreamy silk tunic, a relaxing beach trip—or a Karlie Kloss bob we haven’t been quite brave enough to tackle yet.

Spring Hair Forecast

Spring Hair Forecast

With the official advent of spring, we’re finally feeling emotionally stable enough to look back at the Spring 2015 runways for some fresh inspiration—of the hair variety. New additions to our wardrobe, after all, are much more exciting when we’ve accordingly adjusted our beauty game. Read on for three looks we’ve earmarked as some of Spring/Summer 2015’s reigning trends.