How Men Can Look Great On A First Date

Men should always look great whether they are on a first date or tenth date however it is really crucial that you look fashion fierce on your date night. A first impression is never made again. Another thing to consider is that your presentation of yourself shows your level of respect for her. Women do notice what you wear and they do try and figure out if you are fashionable enough to be seen with.

Women will also spend a lot of time looking at your feet. Women are obsessed with shoes. Not just their own shoes or shoes on other women — your shoes. So wear nice ones, because her judging you on them is unavoidable. Pick an appropriate pair — lace-ups or loafers for the evening; driving shoes, moccasins, or simple sneakers for the afternoon; flip-flops for hanging around. Do this and everyone will think you are being fashionable.

Going out with the girl you met on, especially for the first time, is an occasion. Be sure to dress for it. You don’t have to wear a tie but be sure to wear a jacket. However if your dating occasion requires a tie — be sure to wear it. The idea is to not look too dressy if you don’t have to because that can make it look like you are trying too hard.

Unless you are going to a wedding, the opera or some other formal occasion stays away from the suit. It makes you seem uptight. Sure, the nicest things you own are probably those suits of yours, but those suits are best to wear to work. Your goal on date night is to look casual yet crisp. A jacket, white shirt and black jeans is a safe choice.

It also is very important that you wear clothes that fit you when you are dating. If you wear a large slopping T-shirt you will look immature. A shirt that is too tight makes you look uncomfortable. Wearing something a little tight fitting is not a mistake as it gives her a hint of what you might look like naked.

Be sure to keep yourself clean. Clip your nails and wash your hair. Women also like to look at your hands. Get rid of that dandruff and wear deodorant and a light perfume. This will show her that you are going to some trouble to lure her into bed.

During the date, put your phone on silent. She will think hard every time that phone rings, thinking it is another woman. This is just another way to show her you are courteous and serious!

Looking Trendy With No Money

Sometimes you simply do not have the cash to go shopping and look trendy. That is where you need to get savvy about where you shop for bargain. It is totally possible to look great without spending a mint.

First of all you need to learn how to pass up the sale that sounds like a bargain but actually isn’t. The bottom line is that 10% off is not much of a discount. You need to stick to your guns and wait until there is a 40% off sale. The idea is to look for bargains that cost half of what it cost the retailer.

Yet another clue is not stop buying year round. You need to buy last year for next year and think ahead a few seasons. You also need to buy one piece here and there. The surest way to get into debt is to go on a big shopping spree and blow all of your money. Remember too that shopping at the end of a season is always cheaper.

Shop online if you want to save money. There are simply more accessible wholesale outlets available online than anywhere.

Another solution to looking great while you are on a budget. Simply get into the habit of swapping clothes with equally broke girlfriends. This is one way to get you a new look. Women know this works and some take it so seriously that they hold large swap meets where everyone switches clothes, shoes and other items.

Another way to look great is to buy vintage. Make sure you are not buying from a vintage store that caters to celebrities or you could pay much more than you bargained for. Search the discount and second hand stores for bargain. Sometimes you can find the perfect t-shirt or scarf at the same place you buy your toilet paper in bulk.

Remember that being a fashion victim can sometimes mean you paid too much for an article of clothing. It is also important not to be a fashion snob. If you care too much about labels you may not save any money.

The ultimate way to save money is to buy a sewing machine and start making the clothes yourself. Of course the only issue here is time. If you are slow or inefficient sewer it may not be worth it to you to spend twenty hours making a dress and include the cost of fabric. However if you are a whiz with the sewing machine then it may well be worth it to you to start sewing.

Sometimes a sewing machine is your best ally when it comes updating your clothes as well. Sewing a ruffle on a skirt or narrowing a pair of jeans may be the perfect way to update an out of style item.

Fresh Citrus Fragrances for Women

If you love the fresh scent of citrus you are in luck. There are many very wonderful new fragrances out that  have that lovely citrus tang to them and most are already available at beauty counters world wide.

A lovely new scent is Kate Spade Live Colorfully that comes in a very juicy looking bottle made from yellow, pink and bright orange crystal glass. The scent is heavy on the mandarin notes and combined smartly pink water lily, gardenia and musk.

Prada Candy L’Eau is a play on the original caramel scent but it is blended with a bit of sweet pea and a heavier touch of citrus for a unique take on Spring. The bottle is a pale, fleshy pink and black, in keeping with the sophistication of the iconic brand Prada.

If you love the fresh smell of clementine oranges you will love Bond No. 9’s scent Central Park South that combines clementines with tones of tuberose, jasmine and sandalwood to create a dignified yet fresh fragrance.

If you want a very sophisticated take on a grapefruit fragrance then Vince Camuto Fiori pays of with the scent of pink grapefruit mixed with sandalwood, iris and freesia. The bottle that contains this great perfume for Spring is a regal looking flacon made of rose and gold colors

If you always loved the scent of the Diptuqe grapefruit candles you will love the company’s newest designer scent Diptyque L’Eau du 34 that is a unisex blend of grapefruit, lavender, juniper berries, cedarwood and patchouli.

A beautiful, youthful and contemporary scent is Burberry Body Tender that is a mix of lemon and crisp apple notes mixed with undertones of rose, jasmine and musk. It comes in a tall pink and silver tubular-shaped bottle.

A beautiful and affordable perfume is Escada Cherry in the Air that features a mandarin orange and raspberry base with top notes of fresh black cherry.  It comes in a beautiful oval bottle with bright red bow around the cap

Tangerine is a big component in Taylor Swift’s new scent Made of Starlight. The tangerine is highlighted by notes of lychee and then played off against magnolia, peony, hydrangea, vanilla, orchid, sandalwood, apricot musk and wood.  To top it all off this enchanting scent comes encased in its own music box.

Juicy Couture Couture La La has another great mandarin based scent out for this spring that features citrus and white flowers in a bright pink and silver bottle tied up with a big crystal stopper and tied with a big pink bow.

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Great Skin Products

Firming Face Gels

Here are some great products to keep your skin glowing and looking young. First we have the Skyn Iceland’s Hydro Cool Firming Face Gels that let you turn back the clock on your complexion by visibly smoothing forehead furrows and smile lines – in 10 minutes flat – without a needle in sight. These peptide-packed transdermal patches plump forehead furrows and deep creases around the mouth while deliver a soothing burst of Icelandic Glacial Water. Hydrolyzed Extensin infuses skin with serious moisture, a hexapeptide noticeably improves the appearance of deep wrinkles by relaxing facial muscle contractions, copper tripeptide activates the skin’s natural renewal system to help firm and tone, while cutting edge, antioxidant-rich stem cell extracts (ginseng and tomato) significantly improve collagen production and help to prevent damage down the road.

Next we have to say going to a local dermatologist is always a great idea to improve skin and rejuvenate your appearance. Fort Lauderdale Restylane can help you add volume and fullness to the skin to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as the lines from your nose to the corners of your mouth. Restylane is a clear gel formulation of hyaluronic acid that is specifically formulated to act like your body’s own naturally produced hyaluronic acid, helping to instantly, visibly reduce moderate to severe facial wrinkles.

Rapid Wrinkle Repair

Another great product is NEUTROGENA Rapid Wrinkle Repair. It features a unique combination of Retinol SA, Glucose Complex, and Hyaluronic Acid, Rapid Wrinkle Repair Moisturizer moisturizes and renews the look of skin throughout the day, and helps to smooth wrinkles fast and diminish the look of age spots. This super charged formula is combined with UVA/UVB SPF 30 for daily sun protection.

 Eye Mask Treatment

Last we have the KARUNA Renewal Eye Mask. Unlike other sheet masks, Karuna uses masks made of 100% natural fibers – not synthetic – to help you achieve healthy, glowing skin. With treatments for your biggest skin concerns, there’s a solution in every Karuna sheet mask. Every Karuna Skin Face Mask infuses moisture, even when you’re exfoliating. Plus it’s one-time-use application and individual packaging guarantees a germ-free experience and travel-friendly skin treatments.

Even More Simple Ways to Shake Up Your Look For Spring

The news for Spring and Summer is that motorcycle jackets are going to be in. However these will be produced in colorful crayon hues like bright blue and canary yellow. The construction of these types of jackets are also a lot looser at the neck, sporting suit colors and cuffs that button up and roll up at the wrists. If you want to look less eighties and a little more seventies, the Paris company Acne is making a classically styles slanted zipper motorcycle jacket in a distress powder blue leather.

In fact two of the hottest colors for Spring are going to be powder blue, moonbeam white and a buttercup yellow so wearing items in those colors will also help update your wardrobe. Coral is also a big color and you will see it in the dresses of both Acne and Christian Dior. Miu Miu has made a big pink dress that features a giant pink bow at the mid-thigh exposing a slit that shows off the leg.

Suits and pantsuits made of one all over print are also going to be hot this Spring. Jil Sander made a wild skort and jacket set made out of a purple pink and canary paisley print which really does harken back to the seventies.

To freshen up your wardrobe buy one of the newest skirts that features a chiffon or lace overlay over a heavier fabric. Wearing a season that is more high-waisted is also going to look more fashionable. Skirts that have a partial crimp in them on one side or that have pleats in unusual places along the lower part of the hem are also going to be in fashion.

Peplum skirts and dresses will also be back and these double skirted looks will look great with little cropped jackets, floral patterned sweaters and high heel gladiator shoes. This is the classic Judy Jetson look from the sixties.

A sure way to update your look for spring is to buy peep toe shoes or sandals in a pure bone white leather. Both Alexander Wang and Jean Paul Gaultier are making shoes in bright white that have very interesting tall variations of wedge shaped heels. Calvin Klein has made an art piece that features the white leather shoe toped on a six inch spike heel that is no thicker than a chopstick. Dangerous to walk in? Yes. Will you look more fashionable than any other woman in the room. Yes.