Karlie Kloss goes back to school. “…I haven’t been this nervous in years! #firstdayofschool,” 23-year-old supermodel Karlie Kloss captioned an Instagram shot of herself in front of a New York University building. The 6’1” model was a Victoria’s Secret Angel for two years, travels around the world with BFF Taylor Swift, and bought her first home—a West Village townhouse — at just 21 years old, but in spite of her international fame and success, hitting the books and getting a college degree was always on her mind.
This fall, give your makeup bag a much needed purge with tips from makeup artist Jenny Patinkin. This is where Jenny Patinkin comes in. The Chicago-based makeup artist and founder of Lazy Perfection Beauty School is walking us through the steps for a proper makeup purge. Read on for Patinkin’s tips for starting fresh this fall — and if you happen to be in Chicago, you can even enlist Patinkin to come over and help you get organized.
Start the school year off right with a simple and effective skin care routine. In order to look your best before you hit the books, it’s all about having a good (and simple) skin care routine. “Younger women don’t pay that much attention to their skin when they are in high school and college,” says Dr. Sejal K. Shah of Smarter Skin Dermatology in Manhattan. “Regardless of skin type, gender, or family history, it’s really important to get those once-a-year skin exams.” We asked Shah to outline a basic skin care routine for us, along with her tips for keeping it up during the school year.
August means more than giving in to humidity hair and daily Mr. Softee runs. With only a few weeks left of summer, it’s time to start thinking about your back to school looks — and even if your school days are behind you, everyone knows September is the best time to debut a new you. Stores are already filling with trendy new shoes, skirts, and tops, but (weather aside) there’s no need to sweat, because Yahoo Style has you covered. Throughout the month of August, we’ll be giving you tips on how to look your best on your first day back, and we’re starting with that classic campus essential, the backpack. Whether you’re a straight-A student, the cheer captain, or a career gal looking for a chic daily carry, here are 11 stylish sacks that’ll hold everything from your lip gloss to your textbooks. More From Yahoo Style:Students Rebel Against Dress Code by Wearing Crop Tops and Cutoffs