6 Ways to Improve Your Life Before Saturday
—Jessica Dawson, Queens, New York
Dear Jessica, I know there are many things one might rightfully be afraid of (and I am), but color shouldn't be one of them. The solution to your problem is easy: Choose your favorite makeup shades and use them minimally. For example, if you love turquoise but are too timid to wear bright eyeshadow, dip a wet eyeliner brush in the shadow and draw a fine line very close to your upper lashes. A bright lipstick in a sheer formula, meanwhile, is a discreet, but very pretty, way to emphasize your mouth.
—Val Monroe, O beauty director