Flying A Lot? Here are 3 Super Tips to Combat Dry, Tired Skin

January 24, 2015 by  
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One of the many challenges frequent fliers have to deal with is the dry air in cabin. When you fly all the time, your skin can quickly get dried out. This can give you a haggard appearance that ages you tremendously. If you want to avoid this, you need to take steps to rejuvenate your skin. Here are three tips to combat dry, tired skin when you fly a lot.

1. Buy a Bottle of Water

Yes, it is a hassle that you can’t bring your own bottle of water from home when you are flying. Even though you have to pay for it, drinking a bottle of water is one of the best ways to keep your skin hydrated when you fly. Make sure that you drink both the bottle you purchase in the airport as well as the bottle they give you on the plane. Drinking plenty of water is one of the best ways to keep your skin from becoming dehydrated.

2. Bring a Moisturizer with You

Even though drinking water is very beneficial, it is not always enough to keep your skin hydrated when you are on an airplane. Sometimes, the cabins are so dry that your skin will dry out no matter how much water you drink. To keep your skin hydrated and refreshed, you need to bring a moisturizer with you on the plane. Make sure that it comes in a container that is small enough to meet security regulations, which restrict carry-on liquids to 100ml. Try bringing this great moisturizer along next time you fly to keep your skin hydrated and radiant.

3. Post-Flight Care

One of the best ways to ensure that your skin handles frequent flying well is to follow a post-flight skin routine (similar to tips seen here). You should use a facial scrub as soon as you get to your destination. This will remove the dead skin cells that have accumulated. After you have cleaned your skin, use a moisturizing mask to rehydrate your face.

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Accessorizing Winter Outfits

January 23, 2015 by  
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Unless you’re living in florida like us then you’re probably bundled up and dealing with the harsh winter cold. While a stylish coat is a stylish must have this year they do tend to get a little dormant when you have to wear them every single day. That’s when simple accessories can come in and spruce up those cold dreary days. Men don’t exactly have a enormous selection and ways of accessorizing like women do but we most certainly can add a few items here and there to makes things pop or in some cases simply embellish in a simple understated way. Below are some of our favorite accessories and some solid street style inspiration.

 

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With a coat like this all you need is a simple belt!

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Here are some of our favorite accessories:

Scarves: A classic cashmere scarf | Paul Smith Checkered Scarf |  A trendy infinity scarf

Beanies: Wool Cap | Beanie | Trapper Hat | Reversible Beanie

Stylish Gloves: Cashmere Fingerless Gloves | Stylish Driving Gloves | Fun Leather Mittens | Cozy Goose Lodge Gloves

Disclosure: “Fashiongrail.com occasionally receives vendor/brand sponsorships for selecting and mentioning brands or products in the Boys On The Side Section but the opinions expressed herein are those of the author.”

 

Bradley Cooper’s Look for Less!

January 21, 2015 by  
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Bradley Cooper's Look for Less

I wanted to take a quick break from all the winter styles and pull out a Bradley Copper look that’s perfect for spring. Bradley’s outfit has got the perfect mix of classic and preppy that’s always pops back for men’s spring looks. It’s easy to recreate for less but in this case it’s well worth investing in these pieces because you can wear them over and over again. Below we show you how to get his look and how to use the pieces in different ways.

bradley coopers look for less

White Jeans | Sweater | Belt | Penny Loafers | Cuff |

bradley coopers look for less

White Jeans | Plaid Shirt | Coat | Boots

Disclosure: “Fashiongrail.com occasionally receives vendor/brand sponsorships for selecting and mentioning brands or products in the Boys On The Side Section but the opinions expressed herein are those of the author.”

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Marks-Lloyds Glamorous Selection of Online Fur Coats

January 20, 2015 by  
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Who doesn’t dream of living a luxurious lifestyle? You know the one in where you have jewels, a few homes, and a closet full of designer clothes, shoes and probably some decadent fur coats. Seriously, a fur coat screams glamour, wealth and of course style! It has an old school Hollywood glamour that most women would love to have and in today’s world it’s super easy to have access to just about anything you want including fur stores on the web like Marks-Lloyds Furs (MLFurs.com), Denver’s oldest and most trusted furrier since 1951 (read more about them here).

MLFurs.com was born to accommodate the ever changing presence of online shopping to give those looking for the latest furs a chance at purchasing from Marks-Lloyd Furs. If you’re lucky enough to be in the Colorado area you can drop by and shop the largest fur collection in the state but if not don’t worry simply shop their extensive collection online 24/7 from the comfort of your home at MLFurs.com. MLFurs.com not only provides free shipping but they also offer free returns! And that’s not all, they also give you the option of using lawaway or Paypal Credit making the possibility of owning the fur of your dreams that more possible.

Below are some must have furs for any fashion forward wardrobe to whether you’re dressed up with a gown and jewels or even if you’re wearing jeans and a tee a la Olivia Palermo . All links will take you directly to the furs shown. To read more about Mark-Lloyds Fur and their online store MLFurs.com click here, to see their selection of furs click here and follow them on Facebook or instgram where they post fabulous street styled fur and all the latest furs featured in their store.

Mark Lloyds Furs

Cream Sable Vest | Calf Cashmere CapeMid-Length Coat with Blue Fox Trim

3 Must-Have Jackets Under $40

January 13, 2015 by  
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It rarely gets cold enough to wear a coat down here in Florida so I’m always looking out for cute affordable jackets to add to my closet.  Below are three must have jackets from Forever21 under $40.  Pair them with jeans and tee or pair them with a pencil skirt or leggings for a Kim Kardashian like look or even over a little black dress.

3 Must Have Jacket Under $40

High-Slit Longline Jacket – $34.90

3 must have jackets under $40

Reversible Collarless Jacket - $32.80

3 must have jackets under $40

Collarless Duster Coat – $37.90

Celebrity Copycat: Kendall Jenner’s Look for Less!

January 11, 2015 by  
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Kendall Jenner’s outfit is to die for! I love that she kept her sexy denim top (see pic below) simple and covered up everything else without over doing it. The denim against the leather marries edgy and sexy perfectly and the brown boots pop. Love it!

Celebrity Copycat

Denim Top – $79 at Madewell.com | Leather Leggings – $34 at Choies.com | Booties – $37 at Ebay.com | Satchel – Studded Satchel – $45 at NordstromRack.com | Aviator Sunglasses – $39 at ShopMango.com

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Who Inspires You? #ARWOMAN

December 19, 2014 by  
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I’m always up for anything that celebrates amazing successful woman; so when the chic store Atterley Road told me about their new campaign #ARWOMAN and asked who inspires me…I jumped at the opportunity.

Ever since I was in high school I’ve been a huge fan of Drew Barrymore’s free spirit. As a kid my bedroom walls were covered with teen magazine clippings, movie posters and her infamous Guess ads – I was obsessed with her beauty and fallibility. She was relatable and I admired her spunky and ever-changing style. The once precocious child actor in E.T. that went on to flash Letterman is now a respected producer with an incredible line of beauty products and her own wine label!

Who Inspires You? #ARWOMAN

The woman is amazing and someone who continues to inspire me and she’s definitely worthy of a #ARWOMAN hashtag.

About the #ARWOMAN campaign:

Empowered and empowering. That’s what makes an #ARWOMAN. We are inspired by all of the amazing women around us. Every. Single. Day. But what we really want to know is, who inspires you?

Tell us on Instagram using the hashtag #ARWOMAN to join the conversation. Follow @AtterleyRoad and see more  at www. AtterleyRoad.com

How to Steal the Show With Your New Year’s Eve Dress This Year

December 17, 2014 by  
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Screen Shot 2014-12-17 at 1.02.45 PMCan you believe another year has almost drawn to a close? We might not have gotten through all 365 days just yet, but it’s never too early to start planning your New Year’s Eve dress. Many women have a tough time choosing what to wear for New Year’s, so here are our tips on how to be the belle of the ball:

 

 

  • Kill the holiday colors!

 

Showing up at a New Year’s party in holiday colors is the fashion equivalent of not taking your Christmas lights down till Easter. Christmas is over, so put your red and green back in the closet for next year—it’s time to turn over a new leaf! There are many colors that can work well for New Year’s Eve dresses, but we recommend going with either gold or silver. Dresses in these colors can be extremely eye-catching without being overwhelming and they go nicely with the optimistic vibe of a holiday dedicated to optimism, resolutions, and looking forward to the coming year. Alternatively you can even work some brighter spring colors into your ensemble, but do it in small doses—remember, we may be looking ahead but it will still be many months before flowers are blooming outside.

 

  • Sparkles and sequins.Screen Shot 2014-12-17 at 1.02.34 PMAlso going hand in hand with the New Year’s spirit is anything that sparkles or glitters—and that means sequins are a YES for New Year’s Eve party dresses. As always with sequins, think carefully about how to gleam without blinding anyone: a red sequin dress, for example, is extremely showy whereas a silver or blue sequin dress, or a classic black sequin number, is a nice contrast of reserved and glittery. For brighter dresses, consider those that have sequin details but are not head-to-toe shimmer.

  • Have a ball.
  • Unlike pumpkins at Halloween, turkeys at Thanksgiving, or trees at Christmas, New Year’s Eve doesn’t exactly have its own trademarked symbol. But if there is one iconic image associated with New Year’s, it’s the dropping of the ball at Times Square, with all the excitement that final countdown entails. That means New Year’s is the perfect time to rustle up some spherical earrings. Just make sure they don’t look like Christmas tree ornaments—see also #1 above!

  • Relax.
  • Remember, New Year’s is the end of the holiday season and by now most people are nearly partied out. You can choose virtually any style dress that fits you well and enjoy your champagne in style; there is no strict theme you need to master for New Year’s Eve.


    What are you going to wear when the ball drops this year?


 

 

Get Zac Efron’s Look

December 17, 2014 by  
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I still can’t believe how much Zac Efron’s style has changed in the past couple of years.  Replacing his surfer boy look is now a more mature eclectic style!  In this sleek understated look he’s wearing black skinny jeans, black denim jacket and a brown tee.  It’s the perfect weekend or casual date night look.  Might have to try this look out myself!  Below are some affordable and investment prices to get Zac’s look.

Get Zac Efron's Look

Jacket: Raleigh Denim Jacket (as seen above) , Highway 61 Denim Jacket or Denim Trucker Jacket 

Black Skinny Jeans: Native Youth Skinny Jeans (seen above), Naked and Famous Jeans or Shredded Skinny Jeans 

Tee: Rag & Bone Tee (seen above), T by Alexander Wang or Surplus Tee\

Sneakers: Chucks (as seen above), Waxed Sneakers or Vans

Sunglasses: affordable – BKE Sunglasses or classic investment – Ray Ban

 

Disclosure: “Fashiongrail.com occasionally receives vendor/brand sponsorships for selecting and mentioning brands or products in the Boys On The Side Section but the opinions expressed herein are those of the author.”

Celebrity Copycat: Rihanna’s Look for Less!

December 11, 2014 by  
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One of the main reasons I love the cold weather is because you can easily dress up jeans and a tee with a sharp coat.  Rihanna gave her jeans and tee a more polished look by pairing them with nude pumps (a classic), a oversized coat and  I love the fun touch that her sunglasses gave her outfit!

Celebrity copycat

Boyfriend Coat - $60 at Boohooofficial.com | Tee – $34 at NeimanMarcus.com | High Waisted Jeans – $42 at ASOS.com | Pumps - $99 at Heels.com | Satchel – $99 at NordstromRack.com | Sunglasses – $40 at NastyGal.com

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