Makeup artist Bobbi Brown, 58, has served as chief creative officer of her eponymous beauty brand since the 1990s, but success hasn’t changed her one bit. The dynamo who launched the “natural makeup” trend with 10 lipsticks in 1991 is still practical, down-to-earth and constantly tweaking her basic philosophy.
If wrinkles are welcome houseguests, adding dimension to my dimply smile, then brown spots and red splotches are uninvited couch potatoes, lounging on my cheeks and forehead.
Faced with lines, saggy skin and brown spots (that weren't there in May!), we're already online searching for the new Holy Grail of wrinkle treatments. Unfortunately, any de-aging product covers its tush with a claim of "visible results in four weeks." Who can wait that long? Driven by the urge for immediate gratification, we either give up on the new stuff in a week and go back to our old ways or hurl ourselves into the arms of a good cosmetic dermatologist and his arsenal of lasers, Botox and fillers. Don't! Decades of beauty editor experience have taught me to pay it forward with these instant skin makeover tips to keep you going till long-term changes kick in:
Summertime and the living is easy ... or it's supposed to be. Now is not the time to get all hot and bothered because your mascara runs or your blush streaks down your cheek.
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