Neutrogena’s Mineral Sheers Powder Foundation: Product Review

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 […]

Yellow Nail Polish: Beauty Trend

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 […]

How to Stop Jewelry From Turning Your Skin Green

Dear Budget Fashionista, I love wearing costume jewelry but usually after one or two wears it turns my skin green and/or the piece tarnishes. Is there anything I can do to keep this from happening? Can I coat the metal with something? Any advice you can share would be wonderful!

N.Y.C. (New York Color)  Lippin’ Large Lip Plumper: Product Review

What: Robin’s pout takes the plunge with N.Y.C.‘s new Lippin’ Large Lip Plumper in Strawberry Mousse, $3.99. The Lowdown: It seems that every other lip-gloss that comes on the market these days claims to give you more lip. But more often than not, it’s just a bunch of lip service. The Lippin’ Large line add […]