Product Review & Contest: Carmex’s New Healing Lotion and Healing Cream

What: Angela smooths on Carmex’s new Healing Lotion and Healing Cream The Lowdown: Carmex — which took skin care to a level waaay beyond waxy Chaptstick with it’s little tubs of smoothness back in the late 80s/early 90s — has joined the ranks of those looking to diversify, with a new Healing Lotion and Healing […]

How To Wear: The Military Trend

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Seems like all the trend talk this season has been military this and military that … and we won’t lie, we’re kind of all about it. While you will never see us in full-on fatigues, we feel weirdly empowered at the thought of slipping on an olive drab jacket or lace-up military-inspired booties. This isn’t, […]

High Vs. Low: Animal Print Flats

Some items are worth paying investment-portfolio prices (classic leather handbags, trench coats, etc.) but trendy seasonal items like, say, animal print flats? Uh-uh. And if you’ve been reading us long enough, you know you just don’t have to. But, always up for a challenge, let’s put that theory to the test – we’ve picked a […]

Friendgiftr.com: Easier Way to Shop for Gifts?

What: An easier way to shop for gifts? Angela checks out the claims at Friendgiftr.com The Lowdown: Okay here’s the concept — shopping on the go, in the digital age. Simple right? But can’t we already do that? Hmmm. Here’s the deal — Friendgiftr.com features a slew of merchants (well, okay, it’s somewhere around 120), […]

Does CherryDeals Really Get You The Deal?

What: Angela looks for sweet daily deals at CherryDeals.com The Lowdown: We’ve seen sites like this before — log in, and get a deal — ONE deal — featured for that particular day. Okay, it’s as basic as it gets but if the deals are good, why not? But remember, I said if the deals […]

Website Review: Glo at MSN.com

What: Glo.msn.com — do we really need another style/beauty/living/relationship website? Angela does some clicking around to find out. The Lowdown: Launched this month, MSN calls “Glo” an “innovative new site” that gives women style, beauty and lifestyle information with the look and feel of a “beautiful magazine.” This means they’re still trying to bridge that […]

The Birth of the Jegging (Jeans +Legging)

We can argue over whether jean leggings are truly leggings or just REALLY skinny jeans, but….however you define them they’re a hot trend for spring (okay, you can call them jeggings if you wish, but we’re going to resist). We like them for both their retro 80s fabulousness and their potential to make our legs […]