Saturday, April 03, 2010

30 Days to 10 years younger--10 minute tips. Tip 30: Play


Clothing is functional.














Style is fun.













Skin care is grooming.
Woman washing face with water


Makeup is a magic carpet.

Teenage girl (15-17) wearing stage makeup, portrait, close-up of eyes

Your "real" jewelry tells the world who you are.

Woman's engagement ring


Costume jewelry is just that. A costume.

Thinkstock Single Image Set


And nobody really needs a pair of purple satin gloves.

close-up of fancy dress


You don't need to pay attention to fashion. But why would you deny yourself this chance at self-expression, this chance to create, this pleasure?

Thinkstock Single Image Set


Clothes and makeup are Legos and finger paint for grown-ups.

Spring 2010 inspirations



I want you to play.

9 comments:

  1. What a happy post.
    Happy Easter

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  2. You are really inspiring!

    Happy Easter!!

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  3. Makeup is a magic carpet indeed!

    "If you believe in it, makeup has a magic all it's own. " --the makeup artist, Sooner or Later (TV movie)

    Awesome post. Coming to major interest and learning makeup and fashion relatively late in life, it is like play.

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  4. Poppy, this has been 30 days of magic. Can't wait to see where you go next!

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  5. A good reminder. Playing is not my forte. It never was and I wish it could be. I think I need a swift kick on the derrière sometimes. Love all the colors and the sense of fun, Poppy! R. x

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  6. "Clothes and makeup are Legos and finger paint for grown-ups." how cool is that! :-D

    woke up after dream about nail-polish, I had to decide over some purples and muted purples.

    lets play!

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  7. Love this post. Am adding you to my blog roll.

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  8. I am loving this post! Now I have a new excuse for my husband when my next J-Crew package arrives!! "Honey, they're just my LEGO's!".

    Fabulous!

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xxx, Poppy.