July 25, 2011 08:00 ET

"Skincare News" Presents Office-Friendly Beauty Trends for Summer

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 25, 2011) - Summer is the perfect time to combine a beautiful glow with the season's latest trends -- but it's easy to fall into a beauty rut when most of the day is spent in an office. To create a professional look that's fresh and playful, take some time to embrace summer's hottest beauty trends. Women can find tips on letting their vibrant personalities shine, while still looking polished and sophisticated, in's latest article, "Summer Beauty Trends for the Office."

Hair and makeup inspired by summer's latest beauty trends can bring some sunshine into the office, while also being office-appropriate. Women can experiment with office updos like a high bun, low knot or side braid, and red or chocolate brown highlights suited to their natural shade and skin tone.

For a look that's fresh and sunny for work, opt for green or aquamarine eyeshadow, light bronzer and subdued lip stains. To complete the look, spring for a toned-down manicure and pedicure in light green, pink or peach tones.

See the complete guide to summer beauty trends fit for the office at consistently covers all skincare and beauty topics from head to toe. Check out these latest articles:

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