Author: Elaine Stoltz, AICI CIM

Don’t Let Your Face Get Left in the Past

Are you guilty of wearing the same makeup looks and colors year after year? Are you still trying to pull off black eyeliner all around your eyes, heavy foundation and a nude lip? Do you skip blush altogether or the opposite, load on bright blush?...

Colset Switch

Is Your Closet Ready for Spring?

The last year our wardrobes have sat idle because of the pandemic. We have been wearing the 20 percent of our wardrobe that is leisurewear or athletic wear. Hopefully our lives are becoming more social as more of us receive our vaccines. I am one...

Shopping Lady in Red Hat

Love It Madly, Need It Badly or Don’t Buy It

For budget minded people, sales are a natural gravitational pull. They cannot resist buying something on sale if it is a super bargain. But sales shopping can be hazardous to the credit card bill, not to mention the closet space. When I am evaluating clients’...

Skin Care Regimen

Skin Care Facts and Fiction

When it comes to information about anti-aging, it can often be difficult to distinguish fact from fiction. ‘Old Wives’ Tales’ That Are Not True. Myth #1 Moisturizers lessen wrinkles. This is a false statement. Moisturizers are used to hydrate the skin and will not plump up the wrinkled...

Colset Switch

The Wardrobe Switch

It’s time to make the seasonal switch. Last night I started trying on some garments that I had not worn in a couple of years. My body had changed so it was good that I did it. Lesson learned: As you switch out your Spring-Summer...

FINDING YOUR RIGHT STYLE: A Client’s Story

We all flip through fashion magazines and fawn over how cute the newest fashion trends are for this season. I know I am guilty of trying to resemble a lot of these trends in my outfits. I think that because it’s the trend for the season, that...

LIp Stays

Lip Stay to Wear Under Mask

Lip Stays (lip stain) Lip Stay: A new generation of lip stain that is an extremely long lasting liquid lipstick that paints your lips with opaque color. This new formula of stain does not dry out your lips. You have fabulous color all day. This lip stain...

SUMMER 2020

Summer Makeup and Skin Care It's that time of year again when the days get longer and the temperatures begin to rise. Since most of us were home during the nice spring weather in March, April and May, many of you skipped your beauty routine. Now, as businesses...

Summer Dress

Tips for Having Fun in Summertime Dresses

Courtesy of Dillard's Since the weather has turned hot and sticky, there's nothing like throwing on a dress to cool down. Here are ten tips for looking cool in a dress.  1. Wear a slip dress under a sheer print dress. Or purchase a full slip from...