What: The recently popular Blo & Go infomercial hypnotized Robin to pick up the phone and charge $19.99 + shipping and handling on her credit card. The Lowdown: The Blo & Go is one of those things that makes you kick yourself and think, “I could have come up with that!” But you didn’t. Someone […]
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: On her quest for the fountain of youth, Robin covers her gray with the new Perfect 10 Permanent Hair Color from Nice ‘n Easy, $13.99. The Lowdown: It’s hard to go into any Target or drugstore and not bump into an endcap filled with Nice ‘n Easy’s new Perfect 10 hair color line. They […]
What: Robin plunks down $4.99 with hopes of salvaging her dry hands with Keri Long Lasting Hand Cream with Vitamin E. The Lowdown: Truth be told, hand cream is not the sexiest thing on the market. It’s hand cream. Most of the time, you can even get by with a dollop of body lotion. But […]
What: After searching high and low for the perfect pink lip color, Robin tries her luck with Styli-Style L3 Lip Stain in Darling, $8.00.
What: Robin cuts off her liquid foundation habit to give Neutrogena’s Mineral Sheers Powder Foundation. $12.99, a whirl. The Lowdown: Since I’m not the biggest fan of powder foundation, I wasn’t sure this would give me the coverage I need and typically receive from my trusty liquid ally. The packaging states that it is the […]
What: Robin treats her lips to DKNY Delicious Night Lip Gloss, $16, part of the new DKNY Delicious Night product range. The Lowdown: Honestly, I never saw a lip gloss that went with a fragrance line. Shower gel, yes. Body lotion, yes. A candle? For sure. But lip gloss? Eager to see what was inside […]
What: From a distance, it looks like someone wore their red nail polish too long and it turned their nails—but if you take a closer look, you’ll see that more and more people are actually painting their nails yellow on purpose. The Word: In the January 2008 issue of Oprah magazine, Leatrice Eiseman, author of […]
Photo credit: Gene Moz/TIME What: A surge of people searching for the Fountain of Youth claim to have found their answer—not in a bottle or under a scalpel, but in facial yoga.