Review: Lush’s New Highlighter and Bronzer

Lush's New Highlighter and Bronzer

Charisma and Feeling Younger Skin Tints, $18.95 each from Lush I’m going to confide in you all for a second. When it comes to cosmetics, I’m kind of a straightforward kind of gal. I wear a tinted moisturizer (with SPF, please), a non-fancy eyeliner design, some eyeshadow, mascara and perhaps some ChapStick. Now, when it […]

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Accessory Foundry Site Review

What: Angela shops “artisan, indie and retro fab finds” on The Lowdown: There’s nothing we love more than a great accessory–which means something that elevates our generally-basic pieces while spending, well, as little as humanly possible. So we’re always on the lookout for new accessory sources (you can only do so much with a […]

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Hauler Deals Site Review

What: announces big changes–so Angela does some shopping Web site recon. The Lowdown: HaulerDeals defines “haulers” as “those who hunt for amazing fashion, gather their favorites and share them with the world.” Okay, we’re on board with that. Upon our first visit, we’re asked to sign up of course, so we do, with the […]

How to Wear a Pencil Skirt

Jennifer Aniston Pencil Skirts

So Jennifer Aniston, with her toned legs (ok, who are we kidding . . . her toned EVERYTHING), is basically the model of pencil skirt-wearing perfection. Not quite sporting the Aniston physique (not to mention bank account) How to Wear Pencil Skirts 1. Choose the Right Length Pencil skirts  come in three basic lengths- about […]

No one Wants Socks for Their Birthday; Or, How to Buy Birthday Presents and Still Keep Your Friends

Hey, Nice Package

People have often said my face is a dead giveaway for what I’m feeling (no poker games in my future, I guess) and the more I try to hide it, the more obvious my expression becomes. The exception? When it comes to birthday presents. That’s the one time I’m convinced no one has a clue. […]

The Fashionista’s Guide to Making More Dough

Guide to Making More Dough

Woman Writing via Shutterstock After years of Carrie Bradshaw-esque analyzing and over-analyzing what went horribly wrong with her perfect-on-paper-terrible-in-reality beau, your bestie Bertha has finally found love again, and she’s getting hitched. And yes, it is Facebook official. Which means, you’ll be maid of honor and you’ll be adding to the expanding collection of petunia-colored […]