Despite the tattoo mania that ensued last summer, the hottest season is the least ideal time to get a tattoo. You may want to show off your new thigh or ankle ink the second you get a beach day, but factors like excessive sun exposure, chlorine, and sweaty friction can negatively affect how your new tattoo turns out. For that reason — and really that reason only — we’re thankful it’s still winter (okay, almost spring).
Without a damp bathing suit or pool in sight, we can officially declare it peak tattoo season. And the perfect
Our apartments are shining and spotless, all of our belongings are systematically color-coded, and not an inch of precious space is overcrowded or wasted…In our dreams. In reality, most of us weren’t born home organization superstars; our apartments actually look more like a Miss Havisham wedding chamber nightmare than the above fantasy. But since the ice has melted and buds are beginning to bloom, we can’t hide underneath layers of dust any longer — it’s time to do the damn spring cleaning thing.
Extensions are complex. First of all, there are hundreds of hair types to choose from depending on the look you’re going for — long, short, curly, and every color you can imagine. And if you thought picking out the right extensions was hard enough, the methods used to install them are equally unique.
You have a few options: The sew-in method, which actually sews wefts of hair to your natural hair; clip-ins that are fastened with barrette-like attachments; micro links
Jade rolling. Skin gyms. Face yoga. No matter what you call it (or which form of it you practice), facial massage ranks up there with glass skin, pink eye makeup, and crystal-infused products as one of the biggest breakout trends of the past few years. It’s not that the practice is new, exactly — in fact, it’s one of the oldest beauty treatments in the book. Facial massage has long spanned generations and cultures, with techniques stemming from France, Japan, China, India, and beyond.
When it comes to eyeshadow and eye makeup, celebrities are getting real comfortable with the unexpected. Over the past year alone, we’ve seen unlikely shades like yellow, green, blue, and even red pop up on red carpets with the nonchalance of just another been-there-done-that smokey eye. Now, it seems that pink is making a major comeback. One quick glance at Lady Gaga ‘s glam meets dreamy makeup look of petal-pink eyeshadow studded with dainty rhinestones is all the proof we need.
As with any bold shade, you might be feeling some trepidation