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 […]

L’oreal HIP Cream Shadow Paint in Lofty: Product Review

What: Robin puts L’Oreal HIP Cream Shadow Paint, $11.99, to the test. The Lowdown: When I first came across L’Oreal’s new HIP Shadow Paints, they immediately reminded me of M.A.C.‘s paints in the little metal tubes, which I’ve always been a fan of, despite their mess factor. What’s so genius about these is that they […]

What to Pack on a Honeymoon

Of course, what to pack for a honeymoon will all depend on where you’re going. But let’s assume it’s somewhere hot, sunny, and completely fabulous. Here’s a quick list: Swimsuit. As hard as this might be, make it one you love because you won’t want to ruin the mood by feeling less than great. A […]