Caffeinated Products: Beauty Trend 2008

What: Now you can drink your coffee and wear it, too. What the experts say: Linda Wells, Editor in Chief of Allure magazine, says that caffeinated products including ground coffee, green tea and CoffeeBerry, the fruit of the coffee plant, are showing up in lots of beauty products this year: “Caffeine has been found to […]

Sally Hershberger Supreme Head Shagg Spray: Product Review

What: Robin puts Sally Hershberger Shagg Spray, $12.50, to the test. The Lowdown: Want a haircut with celebrity hair stylist Sally Hershberger and it’ll cost you $800—and that’s if you already live in NYC. But if you just want to try her products, you’re in luck. Hershberger has recently pulled a Mizrahi and created Supreme […]

Product Review: Maybelline Mineral Power Naturally Luminous Blush in Gentle Pink

What: Robin tries to recapture her youthful glow with Maybelline’s new Mineral Power Naturally Luminous Blush in Gentle Pink, $7.99. The Lowdown: Mineral makeup seems to be the new way of thinking for many cosmetic companies. Wet ‘n Wild, Revlon, e.l.f. and Almay are just some of the names going au mineral. Not to mention […]

L’Oreal Vive Pro Style & Body Infusing Conditioning Treatment

What: On a quest for perfectly soft and conditioned strands, Robin reaches for L’Oreal Vive Pro Style & Body Infusing Conditioning Treatment, $3.74. The Lowdown: I confess: I’ve fallen into a shampoo and conditioner rut. I’ve been using the same stuff on my hair day in and day out and I should know better. The […]

SkinMilk Shaving Milk

What: Robin attempts to shave her legs using SkinMilk Shaving Milk, $4.99. The Lowdown: In confiding with some close girlfriends, I’ve come to realize I’m not unlike many women who grab a razor in the shower and quickly mow over their legs with nothing more than some warm water and whatever soapy residual is left […]

Web Round Up:

What: is the place to go for tips on getting your home in order. The Lowdown: Sometimes the simplest, most inexpensive way to give our homes a fresh look is to clean, organize and declutter. Never is this more true than just after the hectic holiday season. The Flylady gives advice to SHEs (Sidetracked […]