Looking at old pictures of my mother is like looking through a really fancy mirror. She’s me, just better. Fuller hair, better clothes, a statuesque figure and that ever-warm twinkle still recognizable today. “Your mother, she’s still a good-looking woman,” is something my dad often says.
Aside from her always flawless seventies wardrobe which is, of course, long gone, I’m always on her about beauty tips. Being supremely lazy in the department myself, I assumed her undulating waves were just happy accidents. Not so. Here, I present the weirdest things my mom did for beauty. Not that I’d ever consider doing them myself.
1. Sleep with your rollers. [...]
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1. I spent most of college and grad school slowly accumulating a wardrobe for my career. This led to my having a lot of really excellent pencil skirts, blazers, sensible shoes, blouses, work-y dresses, etc… I have finally found a job that I love but the department I work in is CASUAL. As in, I look like a highfalutin Fancy Pants in dark jeans, a blouse and a cardigan.
I hate opening my closet every morning and bypassing all my nice clothes for things I'd normally just wear bumming around the house but also I don't want to stick out like a sore, overdressed thumb. Any tips on [...]
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