Meetmark.com and Markgirl.com: Site Review

A few years back, Avon decided to update its image and target a younger demographic, so they added Mark —a line of makeup designed to be used, and sold, by young women. The line has never made a huge splash, as far as we know, but we’ve always been a fan of Avon, even if […]

Vogue Gets Budget Friendly?

What: You know recession-chic has gone mainstream when even Vogue is buying in. The fashion bible has gone “budget-conscious” for its July issues by introducing “Steal of the Month” items, along with a section full of clothing and accessories all under $500. The frugal focus is part of the magazine’s attempt to become cost-conscious—in light […]

Cover Girl Trublend Microminerals Bronzer

What: Angela warms up with Cover Girl Trublend Microminerals Bronzer The Lowdown: Last year at about this time, mineral make-up was making its mark in the beauty aisle, and since then—even though the hype has died down—mineral products have become a regular feature in just about every drugstore make-up line. Summer, of course, ‘tis the […]

Top 5 Under $50: Maxi Dresses

Trend: Maxi Dress Why: They are easy to wear and serve double duty (as a beach cover up/causal summer dinner Here’s our maxi dresses picks for under $50: Daydream Floral Maxi Dress, $29.80, from Forever 21 Roxy Best Match Colorbock Maxi Dress, $49.50, from Nordstrom Chiffon Maxi Dress, $49, from Rampage Sleeveless Tiered Mix Print […]

Cover Girl Queen Lasting Lipliner

What: Angela glides on Cover Girl’s Queen Lasting Lipliner The Lowdown: Not being a big fan of lipstick, my favorite way to add a little color to my pout is to fill in with lipliner, and glide on some clear gloss. The problem? Like any other lipcolor, staying power is tough to come by. This […]

New Fragrance from Jennifer Lopez, Do You Care?

What: Jennifer Lopez recently scrapped her Sweetface fashion line, but don’t think she’s done with the fashion world just yet. Now she’s launched a new fragrance called – MyGlow –, a follow up to her many other scents, including Miami Glow and Glow after Dark. Let us guess… the theme is “glow?” This particular perfume […]

Clairol Natural Instincts

What: Angela changes it up with Clairol Natural Instincts The Lowdown: There was a time when coloring your hair at home was a real risk—not only were the results not guaranteed to be great, they were permanent. Natural Instincts was one of the first non-permanent haircolors (lasts through twenty-some shampoos) we can remember on the […]