Fashion Advice: Should You Get a Stylist?

Juanita asks:  What do you think about stylists? Kathryn Answers: I think stylists are a great option, especially if you’re caught in a style rut or hate to shop. To find a great stylist, head to the Association of Image Consultants International (believe the web address is www.aici.org). Members are working consultants who have completed […]

Dove Sensitive Skin Nourishing Body Wash: Product Review

What: Angela attempts to break the moisture barrier with Dove Sensitive Skin Nourishing Body Wash The Lowdown: I’ve always been leery of body washes that claim to moisturize—I mean, clean and exfoliate? Sure. But, like moisturizing shampoos, I’ve never found that a cleanser can actually deliver enough lasting moisture to truly support the claim. Still, […]

Chaps Weekend Perfume: Product Review

What: Angela gets spritzed with Chaps Weekend Perfume. The Lowdown: Chaps is not a brand name that inspires a great deal of confidence regarding women’s fragrances. Sold at Kohl’s, it strikes me as very conservative and quite the opposite of high end. The packaging for the new Chaps Woman Weekend Perfume doesn’t help—the box is […]

Aveeno Nourish & Revitalize Shampoo & Conditioner: Product Review

What: Angela trys to get healthy with Aveeno Nourish & Revitalize Shampoo & Conditioner The Lowdown: Aveeno is one of those brands that’s just slightly more expensive, but comes with a reputation that leads us to expect good value for our hard earned buck. Since my hair is colored regularly and fried with blow dryer […]

Swaxy: Site Review

The Lowdown: We were just saying the other day that what we REALLY needed was a shopping site that featured bikini clad girls with fake parts and belly-button piercings. Oh wait, that wasn’t us—it was the group of college frat boys at the next table … and that’s exactly who Swaxy.com is aimed at. Well, […]

American Beauty “Beloved” Perfume: Product Review

What: Angela attempts to get romantic with American Beauty’s “Beloved” perfume spray. The Lowdown: “Beloved”—apparently the winner of the Fragrance Foundation’s 2009 “Fragrance of the Year” award—is one of those quintessential girly scents: floral, floral, floral, specifically featuring tuberose along with orange flower, stephanotis, and calla lilies. It’s a scent which their marketing team has […]