Stylist Assignment #1: Purity

I’ve been looking into fashion styling a lot as a career lately.  And to be a stylist, you have to have a certain set of skills.  I’m trying to build these skills here by doing these “styling assignments”.

Every week(hopefully), there will be a new assignment.  It will be a word or a phrase or an idea.  My/your job is to build on it and create a collage/mood board.  Then shape it into a photoshoot.  This week’s assignment is purity.  The question is how would you style and direct a photoshoot with the theme of purity.  This is my very messy mood board:

Purity took on alot of meanings to me.  I thought of innocence, weddings(dresses and rings), babies/children, white, water, nature/natural, love, and angels.  I tried to put picture representation of all these things in my mood board/collage.

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Dry Hands? I Have the Cure!

…Not really but ever since winter started my hand have been drier than the Sahara. And over time I’ve learned a few little tips to help.

  1. Keep moisturizing hand lotion near at all times. When ever they feel dry, lotion them. You can’t get around this if you want them to be vaguely soft.
  2. Put vaseline on them at night before bed and put cotton socks or gloves over them. This will make them nice and slippery and they keep moisturized throughout the night.
  3. Put lotion after you wash you hands. Soap is drying and will make your hands worse. Also try and use moisturizing soap which may help a bit.
  4. Drink water. You should be drinking 8 glasses a day anyway but keeping hydrated helps keep your skin hydrated.