9 Ways to Decorate your Decolletage

_MSP1262LR They say to accentuate your best assets.  So you don’t want to forget to make your cleavage look it’s best! With the proper attention you can show off “the girls” in a flirty yet sophisticated manner that gets you noticed. In addition to a great fitting bra, below are a a few tips to make your cleavage look fabulous:

1) Sparkle creams and powders – there are a number of options you have in the market when looking for the right sparkle creams and powders that can be applied on the decolletage to give it that incredible shimmering look.

2) Bronzers– this is another incredible option when you are looking to achieve an incredible tan on your cleavage area. Make sure you select a quality one and follow instructions so as to get perfect results. Choose a powder bronzer that is slightly darker than your skin tone. The create a v-shape in between the breasts.  Blot the area and blend for a more natural look.

3) Highlighter – you can also achieve a beautiful decolletage by using an illuminating product. Apply the highlighter over the cleavage area, then set it with powder.  Be cautious when choosing the shade color so that it looks natural.

4) Perfume – adding a dot of your favorite perfume in between your cleavage will add a little spice for anyone who gets close enough to notice.

5) Using sunblock – Your chest can really take a beating from the sun when it’s exposed in the summer.  While applying sunblock to the rest of your body, don’t forget to cover the cleavage area to make sure that it does not suffer from the damaging effects of the sun. This is one of the ways to ensure that you rock a gorgeous cleavage.

6) Preventing acne- no one wants a cleavage that is decorated with small spots of pimples and acne. Use a body wash with benzoyl peroxide to zap any dirt and bacteria.  Regular care will clear up any breakouts show you can display your beautiful decolletage with confidence.

7) Anti-aging serum– As you grow older, you skin loses firmness.   This is where anti-aging serums come in to firm unsightly wrinkles and make the skin look younger and more eye catching decolletage.

8) Microderm abrasion– If your skin is looking tan and leathery a microderm abrasion treatment can give skin that “fresh” look.  This is one of the skin care techniques that most superstars from Hollywood to achieve skin that looks simply incredible. It can be used for your cleavage area since it works by buffing away the skin’s outer layer. This helps to replace the work out skin cells with new and healthy ones that cause the skin to radiate.

9) Age  Spot Remover – If your cleavage has brown spots, consider using an anti-age spot cream. This can remove signs of aging and give your decolletage a more youthful appearance.

Hope you enjoy these beauty tips!

For beauty, makeup, hair ideas and more, call us at 630-673-0052 to setup an appointment at Visions for the Art of Hair.  We want to help you look your best.

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165Want to tweeze like a pro? Here are some tips to help you get perfect brow.

Avoid the angry brow. – Plucking your eyebrows the wrong way can create an “angry brow” effect.  To avoid this, begin tweezing close to the top of your eyebrow arch.  Next, carefully remove the thickness out of the inner corners by trimming just the longest hairs.    Then  trim the extra -long brow hairs by brushing eyebrows up and cutting to ¼ inch above the brow line.

Steer clear of the tadpole brow.  This outdated brow is thick in front then flows to an immediate thin arch and end of the brow.  Avoid this by not raising your eyebrows when you pluck them which can cause you to over tweeze the arch and tail.  Then allow your brow to grow the hair from the beginning of the brow to the arch to fill it in.

Make brows look fuller.  – Give your brows a thicker look by plucking the fine hairs just above the brow line.  Also take time to remove any peach fuzz from upper part of your brow and eyelid.  This will provide more definition to your look.

Don’t make eyebrows too thin. – Avoid over-plucking because it can completely change the look of your face.  As a guide, check to make sure your brows are as wide as three brow-pencil strokes. If your brows are too thin they won’t properly frame your face.Never shave brows and pencil them in.  Unless you are a professional make-up artist this is a huge mistake. It’s very difficult to draw on brows and make it look natural.

Creating the perfect arch is as easy as 1, 2, 3

1)     The inside of your brow should line up with the outside of your nose.  Hold a brow pencil to see where this line lies.  When you have found the correct starting point, draw a mark with your brow pencil.

2)      Then find the highest part of your brow by lining up your pencil with the corner of your nostril to the center of where your pupil is.

3)      Lastly, the outer edge of your brow should form a line from the outside of your nose to the outer edge of your eye.

Ready to get the perfect brow for you?  Let Visions for the Art of Hair shape your brows to get the look you desire.  Call us at 630-673-0052 to setup and appointment today!

20 Things You Don’t Know About Me – Lauren Cassidy

DSC_0680Here’s an upclose and personal side of Lauren Cassidy, owner of Vision for the Art of Hair.

  1. Who is your hero? My Parents
  2. What is your favorite food you crave? SWEETS!!!  Anything sweet
  3. What are you proudest of in life? My children and how I raised them.
  4. Who is your celebrity crush?
    Kevin Bacon
  5. What is your favorite band/song?
    Don’t really have one.
  6. Are you a Cubs or a Sox fax? Cubs
  7. What cause is nearest to your heart? Women’s health issues
  8. Are you a morning or night person? Morning person
  9. What is your favorite season? Fall
  10. What is your favorite color? RED
  11. What motivates you? passion, family, God
  12. What is your favorite TV show? Chicago Fire
  13. What is a secret cool thing few people know about you?
    My first car was an ugly 1970’s station wagon.
  14. What’s your favorite animal and why? 
    My dog “puppy” because he always loves me.
  15. Where’s your favorite place you have visited/vacationed and why?
    The beaches of Kitty Hawk North Carolina because it reminds me of my childhood and all the wonderful times I had with my family esp my Dad.
  16. What’s the top thing on your bucket list? 
    I did about 30 things on my bucket list in 2013.  My top thing now is to be happily married to Steve Anderson.
  17. If you had a magic lamp what would you wish for?
    Love, protection to my family and all my friends.
  18. What is your astrological sign? Capricorn
  19. If you came with a warning label what would it say? Don’t be mouthy!!!
  20. Is the glass half full or half empty? half full