5-28-20 Going Sleeveless-How to Look Good

May 28, 2020, 11:41 am by MSP


Going Sleeveless…How to Look Good 
Pssst! Guess what? I don’t think you need to have slim, toned arms, to pull off a sleeveless look. Plus sized celebrities Queen Latifah and Ashley Graham look fabulous in sleeveless outfits...so why not you? The same can be said for women over 60 like Helen Mirren. With that being said, some women simply WON’T go sleeveless no matter how hot it is!

I understand sleeveless may not be something you like. Of course, it’s all about your personal comfort level, however...I’d like you to re-think the idea of sleeveless. 

Here are 4 suggestions to help you go sleeveless: 

1. Look for tank tops (and shells) in sturdier fabrics with good underarm coverage, a fuller shoulder line (not spaghetti straps) and a modest neckline. TIP: Check out the above cotton tank for flattering wider straps. Paying attention to these details makes all the difference! When these key fit areas are slightly more covered, they actually give your upper body better (and more balanced) proportions.
2. Sunless tanning lotion. Adding a little color to your skin can help visually slim them a wee bit. Apply some after a shower. Try Jergen’s or Neutrogena’s.
3. Sleeveless always looks better than cap-sleeves! Cap-sleeves are best left to those with amazingly toned arms because they highlight the upper arms.  Cap-sleeves cut into your upper arm right where it they are the widest. Avoid cap sleeves-go sleeveless instead.
4. Embrace your best length sleeve. Still don’t like the idea of sleeveless? Best sleeve lengths for larger upper arms are: at elbow or ¾ length sleeves. Look for light-weight fabrics, burn-out fabrics, flowy georgette fabrics so you won’t overheat!
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