Men’s Suits: Packing Tips for a Weekend Business Trip

Did you just receive the last-minute news about the upcoming weekend business trip you’ll be going on? Don’t panic. We’ve got the ultimate survival guide for you right here. We’ll help you decide which men’s suits to bring along, what unexpected social events could crop up and how to prepare for them, and we even give you some pointers on packing wrinkle-free.

Choosing the Right Men’s Suits for Your Weekend Business Trip

The first thing to keep in mind is the fact that you are only leaving for the weekend. The second thing to keep in mind is the fact that this is a business meeting so stay away from trendy. You’ll need to pack two suits and a small variety of shirts and ties. Only two suits? That’s right.

• Basic Black or Charcoal Men’s Suit: The basic black or charcoal men’s suit should be a staple every time you travel. This suit can be played up with a white button cuff shirt and richly colored silk tie for the all-important business meeting and can then be matched with a simple gray button cuff shirt without a tie for the perfect George Clooney evening out. The basic black suit will have you feeling confident in the boardroom or the casino after hours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Make-Up Tips to Help Skin Look Younger

No one can turn back the clock, but the way you apply your make-up and the kind of make-up you use can go a long way in making your skin look younger. Once you’ve accomplished the basics for healthy skin on the inside – healthy diet, plenty of water, and regular exercise – you can consider these make-up techniques to help your skin look younger.

1. Creams, Not Powders

Young girls often pat on a lot of powder, whether it’s pressed powder or blush. Sometimes, young women do this to absorb oil and reduce shine. But as your skin ages, a certain amount of “shine” is considered good. A luminous, translucent look can help bring back the moisture-rich look of youth (that you used to cover up with powder!).

Another reason for using cream blushes, eye shadows, and other make-up is that is will be less likely to settle into wrinkles and lines on your face. When powders fill in these facial lines, it can make them stand out and look like cracks. Creams have a more smoothing effect. Read the rest of this entry »

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