Don’t Cry Over Broken Nails: Fix Them With This Tutorial

Quick Fixes for Broken Nails

A few weeks ago, I was in the kitchen mashing garlic potatoes for a tasty dinner when–all of a sudden–I experienced the traumatic event that is breaking a nail. Based on my reaction and mad dash to the bathroom, my husband thought I’d seriously injured myself. My body was fine. My nail was not.

Nail Art DIY: Glorious Gradient Manicure

Glorious Gradient Manicure

Sometimes I’ll do manicures that are so complicated they literally take me the better part of the day to complete. Take my “famous paintings manicure,” for example, which depicts Van Gogh’s “Starry Night,” Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” and a landscape piece by Monet. These fancy, high-tech manicures do elicit some responses and a few “wows!” […]

How to Do Your Own DIY Foot Spa

How to Do Your Own DIY Foot Spa

I’m a major proponent of purchased pedicures. I love walking into a salon and having some other person work his or her magic on my little tootsies. All that scrubbing and buffing and painting–and don’t forget the massage finale–puts a lady in a fine mood. Honestly, I have absolutely zero problem spending $25 or $30 […]

Listen Up: Models and Photographers Teach You How to Take Awesome Profile Pics

Jen Lilley

Get ready to “like” this story. After all, you may never take a bad Facebook profile pic again. Having a great profile pic is just about as important as 1) Kathryn’s new found love of Crocs, 2) watching well-versed (or not so well-versed) political debates and 3) for me, scoring some cute skirts. And heels. […]

Fall 2012 Hair Trends That We Love

Fall 2012 Hair Trends That We Love

This fall, it’s all about sleek, slicked-back hair, fun side parts and guess what? Bangs are making a comeback! So, when you head out to shop for gorgeous boots and pretty new scarves, don’t forget about your hair. Use this time to finally enjoy having your hair down after that hot summer, or try out […]