This past Thursday new restaurant and lounge, The Bedford, in Wicker Park welcomed the lovely Andrea Pomerantz Lustig for the launch of her new book, How To Look Expensive. The Glamour Magazine veteran beauty editor took time to work the crowd before we all settled in with our bubbly to hear her personally read an excerpt from the book.
With her expert status in all things beauty, Andrea gives the everyday woman tips of the trade on what we can do to look and feel like a million bucks on any budget. Her belief is that beauty is attainable on any income level and that most of us are not on the Jen Aniston or Sandra Bullock budget that enables us to spend thousands of dollars on beauty regimens. But, there is always something that makes a woman feel magnificent and fearless – be it that new lipstick, a killer blowout, or a boldmanicure – that she can feel inclined on splurge on.
After the reading, Andrea fielded questions from the audience, most of which was beauty advice, and signed copies of her book. I think this book will be a great staple for women of all ages to use a a guide to being the most beautiful ‘you’ you can be. One of the things that I took away from the reading and hearing Andrea’s advice is, “Mother Nature doesn’t make mistakes…” Find what enhances your natural beauty on your budget and work it!
- Carmen N. Turner
Photos: Second City Style