If you spend a buck on nail polish, you’re going to get what you pay for. But even spending more doesn’t always guarantee a decent finish that’ll hold up—and there’s nothing that’ll kill your style vibe quicker than busted up polish. We’ve always had good luck with OPI, which can be had for less than […]
Archives for January 2008
What: Now you can drink your coffee and wear it, too. What the experts say: Linda Wells, Editor in Chief of Allure magazine, says that caffeinated products including ground coffee, green tea and CoffeeBerry, the fruit of the coffee plant, are showing up in lots of beauty products this year: “Caffeine has been found to […]
What: DVF is back in the suing mood, this time taking on Target for allegedly copying one of her prints. Earlier this year, we reported about DVF‘s battle with Forever21″>DVF’s battle with Forever21. What Others Say: From Businessweek.com: Diane von Furstenberg Studio LP, in a lawsuit filed in federal court in Manhattan, alleged the Minneapolis […]
We recently found 2-lb boxes of frozen Harvest of the Sea Shrimp Scampi at Costco for $13.99 â€“ a great buy. While they are delicious served as an appetizer, they can also be made into a simple and delicious pasta dinner for four. SautÃ© the shrimp in a large skillet on medium-high for about 8 […]
Dear Budget Fashionista, I have a question! I’m a college senior about to embark on interviews, then hopefully a job – even a career if I’m lucky. 😉 I live in tennis shoes with arch supports in them because I have really bad feet, and so far I have barely found any nice, adult-looking shoes […]
What: Robin uses Repelle Skin Shield Wand, $4.99, to keep her hair color on her roots and nowhere else.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Recycling all of the 100 million cell phones ready for end of life management in the U.S. would save enough energy to power more than 194,000 households with electricity for one year.” We’re so sure that at least 1 of those 100 million is at your house! So […]
Over at Craftster.org, one of the crafty members made a refrigerator scrabble board by taking her Scrabble board to the copy shop and color copying it and laminating it. She affixed magnets (you can find magnet tape at your local craft store between $2 and $3 for a roll) to the backs of the letters. […]
Marc Bouwer’s normal fare is usually out of reach for those of us scraping by on your average designer-free budgets (cocktail dresses from his Glamit! line, for example, retail for between $500 and $800, and couture pieces range into the thousands—yeah we don’t have any of those either). But his M by Marc Bouwer line […]
What: Robin attempts to erase her under-eye circles with Olay Definity Eye Illuminator, $28.99.