Grandiose and Glamourous in 2011

January is all about resolutions, intentions and fresh starts. This is a glimpse of new trends and great tips to keep your glamor look up-to-date and fresh throughout the day. Looking for long-lasting wear? Cream eye shadow as a primer is a great place to start. Apply a  shade of pink, gray or sand  with a brush from lash line to brow. To ensure a look that will take you through the evening, add a powder shadow of a similar shade on top of the creme then contour with darker shades of powder or creme.

Do you wonder if blue eye shadow would work for you? Thanks to our friends at Mary Kay Cosmetics, it's obvious that blue is right for everyone. To learn more about about you and blue,  go to

With honeysuckle and coral as big colors for spring and summer of 2011, statement lips in these shades will show you know what's hot and fashion forward.

Try this texture effect on your nails. First, paint your nails with a matte finish of your favorite color. When  your nails are dry, accent the nail with a pattern  of your choice, using a shiny polish in the  same shade or use  a clear topcoat.

If you want to live on the wild side, alternate shiny and matte (shown in the top photo).

Whether you're a makeup junkie or just putting your toes in the water, remember that makeup  should enhance your  natural beauty. YOU are the gift and a  magnificent expression of God's artistry.