Olay Definity Deep Penetrating Foaming Moisturizer: Product Review

What: Karie hopes that the expression “out, darn spot” comes true with Olay Definity Deep Penetrating Foaming Moisturizer; $24.99. The Lowdown: A few years ago, a momentous event happened to me: I got my first age spot. Smack-dab on my forehead, and not at all in a location where my bangs can hide it. Each […]

News Update: Steve & Barry’s Files for Bankruptcy

Last week, we reported that Steve & Barry’s was in danger of full liquidation. Unfortunately, they’ve filed for bankruptcy today, according to the Chicago Sun-Times . Along with filing for bankruptcy protection, the company was forced to close offices and fire 172 employees. The stores will continue to operate because of an agreement with its […]

Fish Tank: Recycle This

We want to give credit where credit is due. So the idea for this post came from one of our favorite British blogs, How Can I Recycle This? It just so happens that one of the Ecoists over here has a husband (and we’re not naming names) who has a thing about fish tanks. You […]

News Alert: Sheryl Crow, Denim Designer

What: Sheryl Crow is designing a clothing line consisting of jeans, t-shirts, and other laidback styles that jive with Crow’s persona as a rocker chick, according to Styledash. This line is a bit different from your standard celebrity designs, however—it’s eco-friendly. The line will be called Bootheel Trading Co. by Sheryl Crow. What We Say: […]

Make Up Trends: Vivid Lips and How to Pull Them Off

What: A pop of brilliant color on lips serves to brighten summer beauty. What the experts say: Wow-factor magenta, coral and fuchsia lip hues lit up puckers on the runways, but such flash calls for a careful study in preparation. First, rid lips of any flaking skin, makeup artist Meli Pennington tells Glamour. Her advice: