Do Beauty, Italian Style, With These Tips

Danielle Pergament from Allure Magazine shares the beauty secrets Italian women swear by...

This article, written by DANIELLE PERGAMENT, appears on Allure.

Learning Beauty, Italian Style

Years ago—more years than I like to tell myself—I lived in Rome. And if you know anything about Rome, you know that every cliché is true: The pasta is that good, the pizza is that good, too, the city is a museum, the laundry hanging from the lines really is how they dry their clothes, and an Italian would run over his nonna for a properly ripened tomato. 

But the cliché that really fascinated me was the one about getting dressed. You know the old adage that American women look in the mirror and remove one accessory? And Italian women look in the mirror and put on another one?

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