The pandemic forced so many of us to keep things as simple as possible, which often meant leaving behind hobbies or taking time for fancy things like lipstick and journaling . Here, five of our favorite Real Woman experts offer their best tips to help you fine-tune your life.
WRITE LIKE A BOSS
1. WRITE LIKE YOU TALK.
2. BE SPECIFIC.
3. START BIG.
4. REVISE AS YOU GO ALONG.
5. READ WHAT YOU’VE WRITTEN OUT LOUD.
The only way to learn about which wines go well with which foods is through trial and error. Take a sip, then take a bite. Take a bite, then take a sip. Take a sip and a bite at the same time.
PAIR WINE LIKE A SOMMELIER
Big reds are a big no-no with spicy food
Sweet takes the heat.
Rosé takes the cheese.
When in doubt, go for the bubbles .
TAKE PICTURES LIKE A PRO
Tip No. 1: Clean your lens .
Tip No. 2: Switch up your angle .
Tip No. 3: Think about your lighting .
Tip No. 4: Avoid busy backgrounds .
Tip No. 5: Download Hipstamatic Classic.
MAKE OVER YOUR MAKEUP
Q: WHAT ARE YOUR TOP TIPS FOR WOMEN WHO WANT TO KEEP THEIR GET-READY ROUTINE SUPER SIMPLE?
Q: WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE PRODUCTS RIGHT NOW—THE ONES YOU FIND YOURSELF REACHING FOR AGAIN AND AGAIN?
NO. 1: TATCHA THE PEARL
NO. 2: ILIA MULTI-STICK.
NO. 3: INNER BEAUTY COSMETICS COCO BALM HIGHLIGHTER.
NO. 4: KOSAS TINTED FACE OIL.
NO. 5: ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS BROW FREEZE.
NO. 6: SALTY FACE TANNING WATER.
Q: WHAT SHOULD WE LOOK FOR WHEN IT COMES TO FINDING “CLEAN,” NONTOXIC PRODUCTS?
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REVAMP YOUR RÉSUMÉ AND LINKEDIN PROFILE.
FIGURE OUT WHAT REALLY LIGHTS YOU UP.
LEVERAGE YOUR NETWORK.
DO YOUR RESEARCH.