How to Look Expensive has ratings and reviews. Andrea Pomerantz Lustig has spent twenty years as a beauty editor, and her contact list is packed. I’ve known Andrea Pomerantz Lustig for a few years now. I forget how we got in contact, but once I met her, that was it. There was an instant. Praise. “Full of beauty tips, tricks and artists’ secrets, in How to Look Expensive, veteran beauty editor Andrea Lustig helps real women determine exactly what.

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I realized I loook solve the problem, by helping women bridge the gap expenwive what they want to look like and what they can afford to look like, help them upgrade their look to upgrade their life without breaking the bank! Dec 27, Kate rated it it was amazing Shelves: One thing that has stuck with me is the technique of lining your eyes with shadow.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. You can get How to Look Expensive at Amazon. I bought this book knowing almost nothing about beauty and fashion, and I think I’m the intended audience.

Highlights are not going to happen in any way but frightening with my hair and soft brown lustit and coral lipstick of any kind make me look washed out.

Or in this case, the lack of them. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. While many of the product recommendations won’t work for me, the advice to keep it simple is always good. I use some expwnsive products that are inexpensive, like the RoC Disks I mentioned above, but my serum and moisturizer from Dr.

This one leaps it, with room to spare. But if you’re going into it with a moderate budget, it’s perfect. I was pleasantly surprised to find that almost all of the info and advice is still true and relevant, despite the book being six years old. If you don’t get it, you clearly haven’t worn one in your life.


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In How to Look Expensive, she combines her own experience with highly coveted secrets she’s learned from the experts to help readers achieve buttery highlights, luminous skin, flawless makeup, and more, all on a budget. I must be the only woman on the planet for whom the much-vaunted Nars Orgasm blush really does nothing. There are a few tips but really not worth it to buy or read this book. View all 4 comments.

I was hoping for more style secrets and made one of the classic blunders although, not as classic as A getting involved in land wars in Asia or B going against a Sicilian when DEATH is on the line: Very few fresh insights or specific d was a disappointing read although it did have a few nice illustrations. Delivering red-carpet looks without putting readers in the red, tips include: Believe the negative reviews.

How to Look Expensive Q & A with Andrea Pomerantz Lustig

Sorry, but I am not here for the author’s “I’m not like other girls” mentality. One thing she always has on her at all times? A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she lives in New York City with her husband and three children.

It’s a little less great if you’re looking to spend next to nothing. Known around the offices of Glamour ho the “Beauty Sleuth,” thanks to the wildly popular beauty advice column and articles she wrote for the magazine for the last decade, as well as her BlackBerry bursting with the hottest beauty pros.

How to Look Expensive Q & A with Andrea Pomerantz Lustig – A Girl’s Gotta Spa!®

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There are now two women on earth for whom this product does nothing actually, it does something for me – it makes me look oddly goldish and cheap. I like the author’s column in “Glamour”, and I’d recommend sticking to that versus this book of rehashed beauty listig. I already understood a lot of the concepts in this book, but I needed some very direct guidance such as “buy this type of product, because it does this, and that matters because of this” because I just had absolutely no idea what half of the lustkg out there is for or why I should care about it.

I especially love the look with bronze and charcoal shadow. Natural and understated looks more expensive than loud and contrived. There’s nothing new or hw here, but it’s a good primer.

This book, for me, was not the triumph of hope over experience, but yet another exercise in over-reaching my natural inclination. So the book was a useful reminder of my priorities. The results allow me to wear less makeup and therefore save me time in the morning, but more importantly, these products make me feel great about my skin, and when my skin is under control, I feel in control.

I got this book because I want to look presentable for job interviews and I spent my junior high and high school years andreea my face in books and being a nerd on the internet so I have no clue about things like hair styling and make up. Obvious Ideas are painfully obvious. Aug 19, Anny Veddes rated it it was amazing.