The Real Beauty Benefits of Sleep

The Real Beauty Benefits of Sleep

Source: Sxld/Flickr When your mother told you to go get your beauty sleep, she wasn’t joking. We all know that sleep is important for our health. That much is true, especially if you know how you look and feel after pulling an all nighter. But did you realize how much sleep actually affects and improves […]

The Outnet: Site Review

The Outnet

The Outnet is the high-fashion-focused Net-a-Porter’s outlet site—which pleases us because, while we love perusing Net-a-Porter’s designer offerings, we just can’t justify (or afford) the prices. And, in this economy, it only stands to reason that high-end retailers will diversify to tap into the budget shopping market ( calls it “chic discount shopping”, a phrase […]

6 Style Tips for the Conservative Fashionista

6 Style Tips for the Conservative Fashionista

Credit: WARNING: Nuclear-orange jeans and peacock-inspired box clutches may not be right for everyone. Dizziness, shortness of breath and naked-in-public dreamlike anxiety may be experienced by individuals who even think about certain trends, let alone consider (gasp!) wearing them. If this sounds like you–hesitancy or downright avoidance of certain styles because you’re more “beige” […]

5 Inspiring Tumblr Beauty Blogs


You’ve already heard us rave about the ease of Tumblr for both the blogger and the reader. Essentially, it’s one of the simplest blogging platforms there is, so it’s perfect if you want to start your own blog. Of course, it’s always nice to get a little inspiration. So today we’ve gathered up some of […]

True Confessions: I Was a Group Sales Addict

I Was a Group Sales Addict

True Confession: I’m a former group coupon addict who trolled various group buying sites to find great deals. For an embarrassingly long period of time, every mani-pedi, date-night dinner, walking tour and fitness class I participated in was paid for using a group coupon. This worked out well. My nails never looked better, until I […]

How To Makeover Your Mother

Being a mom is one of the hardest jobs in the world. Even Oprah agrees, and when Oprah agrees, you know it’s true! Being a mom requires acts of selflessness and sacrifice. Most moms become so engrossed in making sure the kids have everything they need that they forget about their own personal needs. Some […]

How to Take Great Instagram Pictures in a Snap

How to Take Great Instagram Images in a Snap

Photo Courtesy Aasim from Sugar and Fluff With Instagram’s new availability to Android users, and the recent Facebook buyout, it’s no surprise that if you weren’t clamoring to use the photo filter/sharing app, you are now. The Instagram phenomena has taken iPhone users by storm, and now that it’s spreading to larger audiences, it seems […]

Spring Fashion 2012 Boot Camp: How To Mix Prints

How To Mix Prints

When I was a wee lad growing up in the heartland of fashion, Milwaukee, I would have strong debates with my dear mom about my morning sartorial choices. Like most 5-year-olds, I wanted to wear what I wanted to wear, rules of color and print coordination be damned. Fashion-forward ten, twenty, (okay, let’s just say […]

The 411 On Wedding Day Makeup

Source: When you’re paying for someone to do your wedding makeup, it can be a little daunting. Whether your best friend is helping you or a professional you met at a bridal show, it’s important to be upfront, honest, and well-prepared. Many women are worried about being dubbed bridezilla, but when it comes to […]