Sass: it’s a slippery, hard-to-define word that has come to mean many things to us over the years. It got us in trouble in second grade when our high-heeled sneakers we’re dubbed “too much” for the playground; it locked us in our room as a teenager, when we served our sass seasoned with adolescent attitude; and its left us pink-in-the-cheeks more times than not, when our cheeky commentary has slipped through the lips without a filter.
But, in the end, we’ve ultimately come to view sass as one thing: gumption. Sass is the uninhibited expression of confidence and personality; an intangible quality that turns heads and brightens rooms. So, to inspire you to let your sassiness shine, we came up with five simple ways to add some extra sparkle to your look. We recommend donning one sassy addition at a time; speaking from firsthand experience, too much sass at once might get you grounded…
Lush, Look-At-Me Lashes
There’s a reason we recently featured false lashes as a 1-Minute Makeover—they instantly transform your look from ordinary to glamorous. To apply like a pro, check out our step-by-step guide.
MDC Tip: If you’re ready to step up your lash game, we love Shu Uemura Natural Volume False Eyelashes and Benefit Cosmetics Lash Lovelies-Pinup.
Finally, the simplest way to add some extra pizazz to your day, only takes a dab of liquid liner and a flick of the wrist: winged eyeliner. If you need help, here’s a guide to the cat eye basics, and if you’re feeling extra sassy, we dare you to think beyond black and try golden or colorful winged liner.
So fill us in: are you feeling sassy today? What tip are you most likely to try?