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 […]

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 […]

The Asymmetrical Dress: Spring Fashion Trend

What: Asymmetry returns as a the dress silhouette for spring . . . What We Say: Like most of the trends for spring, this one is really nothing new—asymmetrical/one shoulder dresses have been hovering at the edge of the fashion radar for awhile now, but when Michelle Obama selected the style for her inauguration ball […]

The Ruffle Pump: Spring Fashion Trend

“SOME PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER BEING SOLD” What: Feminine ruffles soften the edges of the classic pump this spring . . . What We Say: As much as we stand by the classic pump, a little fun update never hurts—and this spring, the embellishment du jour is the ruffle. The downside? Next season it will […]

Python: Spring 09 Accessories Trend

For every season, it seems, there is an animal print—and this spring, python is it. After a couple of seasons of giraffe and zebra (which we liked fine, but what are we, zoo animals?), we’re feeling this one—snakeskin is, after all, sexy and sleek and after a long winter of feeling schlubby, that’s just what […]

Flutter Sleeve Tops: Spring 09 Fashion Trend

“THESE PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER BEING SOLD” Okay, we’re not even going to try to hold back here—we love, love, love a flutter sleeve blouse. Love. Arms, after all, are a sensitive area for a lot of women and when we have to break out the short sleeves there’s really no option that’s more flattering […]

Stripes: Spring 09 Fashion Trend

“SOME PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER BEING SOLD” Wayyy back in September, we wrote about the prevalence of stripes on the runway for Spring. Of course stripes are nothing new (they popped up everywhere last summer, too) but the most modern takes include black and bold colors, and/or skinny stripes, on everything from tops to dresses […]