We’ve all been there: you’re on a trip or at an important event, the inevitable happens and your makeup, hair, outfit or all of the above are ruined. What you need is a beauty emergency kit: an all inclusive contingency plan to combat every possible beauty crisis that may arise. When I’m going on an interview, a business trip, or performing the hellish duties of being a bridesmaid, I won’t be caught dead without one. Aside from the basic makeup you should already have with you, here are ten things your beauty emergency kit shouldn’t leave home without:
Most of us want whiter teeth, and celebrities seem to have the most covet-worthy smiles around. So how do stars get such brilliantly white teeth, anyway? They go to celebrity aesthetic dentist Dr. Jonathan B. Levine, whose A-list clients include Sarah Jessica Parker, Christie Brinkley, Mariska Hargitay, and Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio! (He also founded the revolutionary smile beauty company, GoSMILE.)
Here are some tips for a naturally white smile without expensive products or procedures from Dr. Levine himself:
I’ve been thinking about my New Year’s resolutions for awhile. After all, I can’t just make decisions for the whole year in one day! While there are plenty of non-superficial goals I have for this year, I thought the beauty related ones would interest you all more. Here’s what I want out of my looks this year:
1. Take better care of my teeth. White teeth are the key to a healthy beautiful look, and mine aren’t quite in the ivory family yet. I’m using Rembrandt Intense Stain Dissolving Strips for some painless whitening, flossing morning and night, and brushing with GoSMILE Lemonade Whitening Protection Toothpaste ($16 at Amazon).
2. Stop buying clearance makeup. Don’t worry, I’ll keep getting great deals and testing things out for you guys – but 75% off of the drugstore price isn’t a good sign and hasn’t proven effective for me. Continue reading “My 2014 New Year’s Beauty Resolutions” »