Answers to your pressing fashion and beauty questions from resident know-it-all Jean Godfrey-June.
Q: How can I wear very bright/very dark makeup in the fall once my tan fades and I become really pale?
Q: What kinds of colored jeans are good for fall? Can I dress them up to make them more work-appropriate?
Q: I’ve started getting fine lines in my eye area, and my concealer gets stuck in the lines and looks horrible. How do I avoid this? (I put on eye cream before concealer, btw.)
Q: How can I wear fall’s chunky knits without looking chunky?
Q: It rains constantly where I go to school. Can you recommend functional boots and raincoats that don’t look plastic-ish or too cutesy?
Q: How do I make my makeup still look dewy in the fall?
Q: My apartment is … a closet, practically. How do I make it look bigger?
Q: What are some fall nail polish color trends?
Q: Suggestions for cute jackets to make my summer dresses appropriate for cooler weather?
Q: How do I tell my sister-in-law her hair is terribly out of style?
Q: What length trench coat is the best/most appropriate?
Q: I had eczema as a child, and it pops up in fall and winter—my inner eyelids get dry and form flaky patches. Eyeshadow makes it stand out more! How do I get rid of it?
Q: I go to the gym three to four times a week but don’t want to keep washing my hair after each workout—it gets dry. How do I battle frizz and sweat without washing my hair?
Q: I want to wear the new knee-high boots, but my calves are not super string-bean skinny. Do they make wider-calf versions?
Q: Every fall/winter, I swear I’m going to do better than just the plain black tights. What colors are cool?