How to Look Expensive has ratings and reviews. Andrea Pomerantz Lustig has spent twenty years as a beauty editor, and her contact list is packed. I’ve known Andrea Pomerantz Lustig for a few years now. I forget how we got in contact, but once I met her, that was it. There was an instant. Praise. “Full of beauty tips, tricks and artists’ secrets, in How to Look Expensive, veteran beauty editor Andrea Lustig helps real women determine exactly what.
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I forget how we got in contact, but once I met her, that was it.
How to Look Expensive
There was an instant connection — maybe it was the common ground of being both career-oriented moms who love beauty, or maybe because Andrea is just so down to earth that I enjoyed her company. Chances are, it was both. Yet, Andrea tells you how to look expensive without cashing in your K. What inspired you to write How to Look Expensive? I came up with the idea for the book one night during the financial crisis a few years ago.
It occurred to me that we were all so obsessed with this hyper-expensive beauty ideal we saw on celebrities, during a time when many Americans were facing lay-offs and foreclosures. I realized that people were unaware that a ton of money was being spent to glam up celebrities not just for Oscar night, but even to go to the grocery store.
What we see on the red carpet, or even on the pages of a gossip magazine is a walking major movie star beauty budget! I had a wealth of beauty knowledge to share, amazing tips, secrets and advice from working as a beauty editor for the past 20 years and an inbox full of expensive beauty advice and relationships with all the top celebrity beauty experts.
I realized I could solve the problem, by helping women bridge the gap between what they want to look like and what they can afford to look like, help them upgrade their look to upgrade pomeranhz life without breaking the bank!
What are you favorite inexpensive beauty products that help you achieve the look or claims of the expensive products?
How to Look Expensive Q & A with Andrea Pomerantz Lustig – A Girl’s Gotta Spa!®
The Alba Botanica products are awesome. These brushes are just as good as ones sold for much more per brush from makeup artist lines at department stores. Out of all of the tips offered in your book, which is the one you live and breathe and was a must-have secret to let the world in ppmerantz When you look like a million bucks—by which I mean your best self—you exude confidence that helps you to get the job, get the guy, get the life you want.
How to Look Expensive by Andrea Pomerantz Lustig | : Books
Another important tip from the book is that looking expensive is about less is more. Paris France, not Paris Hilton!
Natural and understated looks more expensive than loud and contrived. Another thing I splurge on is skin care. I use some great products that are inexpensive, like the RoC Disks I mentioned above, but my serum and moisturizer from Dr.
The results allow me to wear less makeup and therefore save me time in the morning, but more importantly, these products make me feel great about my skin, and when my skin is under control, I feel in control.
What is one thing you learned during the 20 years you were a beauty editor that has stuck with you? One thing that has stuck with me is the technique of lining your eyes with shadow.
When I started it was an entirely new idea meant to give you the natural look without smudging or causing raccoon eyes—applying black or brown shadow liner right at the base of the lids so it looked like liner, only more subtle. I used taupe under my lids for invisible definition. Now that idea has evolved and expanded to include using shadow as liner for a smoky look rimming tops and bottoms in metallic and all sorts of colors.
I especially love the look with bronze and charcoal shadow. You can get How to Look Expensive at Amazon. What are some of your tips for looking expensive on a budget? In she launched a bath and body line as an extention of the beauty blog.
One thing she always has on her at all times?
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