Did Thanksgiving get the best of you? Panicking about holiday parties and New Year’s Eve?It’s too late to change your ways and too early for resolutions. So what do you do right now? From clothing to makeup tips, here are 10 ways to appear slimmer immediately!
Accessories – One Size Fits All The best part about accessories is they always fit! Choose a big statement necklace or earrings to draw attention to your face. Try a wedge-heeled boot that you can dance all night in, while making your legs appear longer and slimmer. Purse envy? Pick up a new eye-catching clutch like this blue gem encrusted number and no one will be looking out your waistline.
Highlight A Feature – Focus attention on your face by drawing attention to your best feature. Add a pop of crimson to your lips for instant glam or apply a sweep of liquid eyeliner for a dramatic cat eye. Don’t forget to accentuate your eyebrows using a brow brush to frame your eyes.
Get A Glow – Don’t underestimate the power of a faux tan. Oprah’s got your back with this list of the best self-tanning products. It will give you an instant confidence boost!
Know Your Angles – Nothing is worse than going out looking like a million bucks only to see contradictory photographic evidence the following day. Take a cue from Hollywood red carpet poses to gain confidence in front of the camera. Step 1) Tilt your body at an angle toward the camera. Step 2) Place a casual hand on your hip to avoid the squashed upper arm look. Step 3) Avoid a low-angle shot.
Color Me Slender – We all know wearing black is a great trick for looking slimmer, but sticking with one hue of any bright or deep color will draw people’s eyes up-and-down rather than side-to-side to make you appear taller and leaner.
Don’t Let Your Clothes Control You – If you haven’t bought yourself at least one shapewear garment you’re doing yourself a disservice. Who doesn’t want to smooth lumpy thigh, bum or tum areas and look 5 to 10 pounds lighter? Click here to see top picks for shapewear. It’s one of the best investments you can make!
The Perfect Fit – Everyone can dress to flatter their body type –it’s just a matter of knowing what works. Pair a tailored coat with a patterned wrap-dress and heeled boots to camouflage a lumpy middle and show off great legs. Bring attention to a tiny waist with a form fitting jewel-toned sweater, while minimizing larger hips and thighs in dark denim. A flared leg to creates a longer, leaner silhouette.
The Perfect Dress – Similar to a well-tailored suit on a man, the right dress worn with the proper shapewear can shave off 5 to 20 pounds instantly. The perfect dress is both flattering and easy. You don’t have to build an outfit with separates –just put it on and go!
The Perfect Blazer – A must-have for any wardrobe, a blazer is the perfect way to camouflage back bulge and love handles. Try pairing a fitted blazer with a loose silk blouse, dark denim and statements heels for a stylish look. A flattering coat is also an investment worth making. Click here to find the perfect coat for your shape!
The Perfect Posture – Bad posture can make you appear heavier and lacking in confidence. Good posture is free and offers multiple benefits. So stand up straight, put your SPANX on, and get ready to enjoy getting ready again!