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The LOOK: Summer Style Dos + Don’ts

Monday, June 04, 2012


Put "care-free beauty" at the top of your list for what stylings dos this summer. Photo: slettvet/flickr.

He was the lead hair stylist on Sex and the City 2, he made Anne Hathaway fabulous on film, and he's GoLocalProv's weekly style expert. Frank Barbosa, the Newport-based celebrity stylist, brings red carpet perspective to hair, makeup, and overall style.

Summer is officially here, and to make your style life as easy as a day at the beach, here are this season's dos and don'ts. Keep these on your handheld as a little reminder how to rock the summer, beautywise.

Summer Style Dos

Clean, skin-tone lips
Healthy summer glow
Mascara eye
Subtle highlites
Pedicures for men and women
Natural, healthy nails
Care-free beauty

Summer Style Don'ts

Over-done vintage lips
Baked, dark Vegas tan
Heavy liner eye
Overdone highlites
Socks of any kind
Acrylics, gels, or extensions of any kind on your nails
Contrived, uncomfortable beauty

If you keep these dos and don'ts in the beachbag with your sunscreen, headscarf, and gorgeous shades, you're going to have as much fun with your beauty regimen as you will at this weekend's summer garden party. xx

From Sex and the City 2 to Rachel Getting Married, from The Sorcerer's Apprentice to Bride Wars, Frank Barbosa has styled some of the biggest celebrities in film, TV, and theater. He's just finished styling on location alongside film stylist Alan D'Angerio on the film, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, starring Jennifer Garner. He's been in the industry for 17 years, moving from hip neighborhoods in Chicago, to Boston's Newbury St, to Bellevue Avenue in Newport. He maintains that his real passion, though, is being behind a salon chair at Frank Antonio Hair and Makeup in Newport.


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