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 […]
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What: Karie works to salvage her aching, breaking feet with Farmhouse Fresh Honey Glaze, $24. The Lowdown: Strappy summer sandals: cute. Calluses and blisters: Not so cute. For me, the two go hand-in-hand, and I can’t rub two pennies together for a monthly pedicure, let alone a much-needed weekly one. So I flipped head over […]
What: Robin gives the new Dove go fresh Body Mist in Cool Essentials Cucumber & Green Tea Scent, $4.99, a spritz or two. The Lowdown: Put me in front of a fragrance line up and I’ll choose the cucumber and green tea scent every time. And it’s weird because I’m not even a big cucumber […]
Dear Budget Fashionista, I’m the female dinner speaker for an evening black tie military event (I’m not military). The soldiers will be dressed in blues and I need to be comfortable. What do you suggest? Answer: The key to situations like this, when you’re speaking to a more conservative and traditional audience, is simple elegance. […]
Dear Budget Fashionista, How old is too old to wear leggings? I recently found some cute babydoll tops at Kohl’s that would look great with them, but I feel like leggings would be trying way too hard. Plus I’m carrying some extra pounds! Any advice? Answer: You’re never too old to wear leggings, but you […]
What: Robin spares her family from her stinky feet with Summer Soles Fragrant Footings Scented Insoles, $15.00 for two pairs. The Lowdown: Since ballet flats have been my shoe du jour, my sock drawer has endured a long and lonely season. In turn, my family has had to deal with my stinky end-of-the-day feet. Enter […]
What: Robin pampers her sad, chapped hands and tired, dry feet with SpaSensials Intensive one-step moisturizing and conditioning socks and gloves, $11.99.
What: Robin uses Repelle Skin Shield Wand, $4.99, to keep her hair color on her roots and nowhere else.
What: Robin attempts to erase her under-eye circles with Olay Definity Eye Illuminator, $28.99.