Bronze is big. For daytime or evening, The Nudes Palette can create an array of natural beauty looks with its 12 taupe, brown, and golden shades. Add winged liner to lend a retro feel to modern eyeshadow.
Golden Smokey Eye Tutorial - 10 Brown Eyeshadow Tutorials for Seductive Eyes - GleamItUp - this is pretty and not so dark as most smokey eyes, much better for someone who doesn't wear a lot of make up :)
Braid pony tail - tried this and love it! Great way to glam up a boring ponytail. My hair is super thick though so I might try to make the ponytail in the back more sleek looking by straightening my hair.