Answers to your pressing fashion and beauty questions from resident know-it-all Jean Godfrey-June.
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?
Q: Is BB cream a fad or actually a good product?
Q: What are the best-smelling (or scent-free) sunscreens that won’t conflict with my perfume?
Q: I can’t always wear the jewelry and the heels—what are some practical outfits for a mom?
Q: How do I not “glow” (sweat) through my makeup?
Q: How do I wear shorts to the office?
Q: My office is freezing in the summer. What are the perfect chic, lightweight cardigans?
Q: I hate to be hot! (As in the temperature.) Do cooling beauty products really work?
Q: I love all the pastels. But how do I wear them without looking like an Easter egg?
Q: How can you make colored eyeliner work-appropriate?
Q: The lingerie trend: bralette for work?
Q: I’m in fashion, so my job is pretty creative, but I still wonder: Is there an age where crazy nail art starts to look wrong on you?