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Sticky Beauty Situations- SOLVED!

Sticky Beauty Situation-SOLVED!Can you put on lipstick at the table? Should you tell a friend you don't like her haircut? Here's a guide to beauty grace.

August 1, 2006 issue
Pages 18-19

Ms. Grosso was interviewed on a series of questions:  One example...

Question: My best friend got a haircut that isn't flattering. She asked for my honest opinion - should I give it?

Answer: It really depends on how open a relationship you have with your friend, says Grosso. But in general being diplomatic is safest.  Try this approach: Compliment what you do like about her hair ("Your hair is so shiny - it looks good every way you wear it"), and then give a hint of candid feedback by adding something like, "It's a little different, so I might need time to get used to your new look."

To read more, see the August 1, issue.

Author: Carrie Stern

Source: Quick and Simple Magazine

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