Beautiful and Broke

It’s no secret: The economy sucks! Instead of dinner and movie, we’re treating ourselves to dinner OR a movie. Many of us are opting to walk and ride bicycles rather than drive. Trips to the grocery store produces three to five bags worth of groceries instead of the usual ten. Jay-Z’s “Hard Knock Life” debuted ten years too early. It’s no longer just a “Ghetto Anthem”; it’s now the American anthem.

Despite the hard fiscal times, ladies still have an image to upkeep. If you are secure in your finances, then you can carry on prettily as usual. However, if money is tighter than a cramped muscle, you don’t have to let it crimp your style. Here are four easy ways to stay beautiful on a budget.