Recession Proof Your Beauty Routine

October 14, 2008 10:47:23 AM PDT
When money gets tight, women cut down visits to the salon. But you don't have to let yourself go. With a little time and effort, you can do it yourself at home, says Charla Krupp, best-selling author of How Not to Look Old. Charla says you can still have your manicures, facials, eyelash extensions and other beauty essentials and not spend a fortune. Upgrading your at-home beauty routines can save you money.

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ABOUT HOW NOT TO LOOK OLD

How Not to Look Old is the "little black book" every woman over 40 needs. It offers women a comprehensive attack plan to keep them in the game when everyone around them is a kid. New York Times Best Selling author Charla Krupp provides in her book the ultimate to-do list, packed with little beauty and simple style tweaks that will make women look younger and hipper yet still age appropriate. In a "just between us" kind of way, "How Not to Look Old" speaks to every woman, from those who don't want to spend a fortune or tons of time on their looks to high-maintenance women who want to look fabulous at any price.

About Charla Krupp

Charla Krupp has done more than 100 style segments on network morning shows and national talk shows. A former beauty director at Glamour, senior editor at InStyle and beauty editor at People: Style Watch, currently she writes a fashion column for More Magazine called "Fashion For Grown-Ups." Her book, "How Not to Look Old" has been on the New York Times Bestseller for more than 15 weeks. Charla grew up in suburban Northbrook..

FORGET AGING GRACEFULLY

The Shops at North Bridge Hosts Chic in Chicago Benefiting Step Up Women's Network

Hand over the mom jeans, toss the dark lipstick, stop over-matching when you dress: Noted beauty editor and author of the New York Times bestselling book "How Not To Look Old," Charla Krupp, dishes on ditching what makes you look outdated and offers tips on how to look your best.

The Shops at North Bridge is hosting a Life of Style event?an exclusive girls' night out with Krupp where she will offer suggestions from what to do in just 10 minutes to look 10 years younger to sharing the new rules for how not to look old.

Guests will be pampered at beauty bars, enjoy hors d'oeuvres and cocktails and meet Krupp, who will be available to sign her latest book "How Not To Look Old."

Copies of "How Not to Look Old" will be given to the first 100 women who sign up for a new membership, upgrade their membership or donate a minimum of $25 to benefit Step Up Women's Network, a national non-profit membership organization dedicated to strengthening community resources for women and girls.

Krupp, a media favorite, has done more than 100 style segments on the Today Show, has made multiple appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show, has been on The View, chatted with Tyra, on The Tyra Banks Show, and more. A former beauty director at Glamour, senior editor at InStyle and beauty editor at People: Style Watch, currently she writes a fashion column for More Magazine called "Fashion For Grown-Ups."

"How Not to Look Old"
Wednesday, October 15

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Shops at North Bridge

Level One (Armani Lounge near Nordstrom)

520 N. Michigan Avenue


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