The Best Mascaras on a Budget

Some of us have awesome hair. Some of us have incredible figures. My superpower is my ultra-long eyelashes, so I’ve been obsessed with mascara for quite a long time. That being said, I’ve tried almost every product under the moon. When you choose mascara, it’s helpful to think about what you want your eyelashes to […]

Top 5 Budget Nail Polishes

Nail polish is such a simple way to enhance your wardrobe (and we love simple…and cheap). However, we all hate the chips (really, who has time to change their nail polish everyday)? One way to help your polish last is to wear cleaning gloves when you do the dishes. That soapy water seems to make […]

Best Anti-Aging Products on a Budget

There’s a gluttony (yes, we’re using our SAT words) of anti-aging beauty products out there claiming to erase 10, 20, 30 years from your face. With so many options on the market, how do you choose the right product? Don’t fret, you know we’ve got your back. We’ve compiled a list of the top five […]

Cheap Acne Treatments

Just when you thought your teenage skin woes were over, a pimple pops up on your face. Trust us, we’ve all been there. And it always seems to happen when we’re under a lot of pressure or stress and hoping to look our best. There are hundreds of acne treatments that you can buy, ranging […]

Budget Beauty: Get More Bang for Your (Beauty) Buck

If you’ve had to cut down on spending on little luxuries like beauty products, your best bet is to make the most of what you’ve got. Going the budget beauty route is easier than it sounds—it’s simply a matter of learning how to prolong a product’s use. Here are a few tricks that work for […]

Repost: Budget Beauty Tips From Our Readers

Repost is a series on TBF where wee repost some of our favorite posts from the past 8 years. This post, first published in November 2005, contain a few budget beauty tips from TBF readers. Check them out below and feel free to add your own tips in the comment section.

Top Ten Hair Trends for Fall 2011

Whether you want a casual look for running errands or a hairstyle that’s appropriate for the workplace, all top ten hair trends featured below can be completed in thirty minutes or less. So sit back, relax, and get your brush ready because these trends will get you excited to try something new this season.

Shake Your Beauty: Top 10 Beauty Trends for Fall 2011

The top beauty trends for fall 2011 all focus on using nature to look fresh, instead of over the top glam. This fall, take your favorite parts of glam (like glitter, we love glitter) and tone it down in a beautiful and organic way (opting for shimmer instead) . In order to best embrace the […]

How To Keep Your Skin Moisturized This Summer

We’re not going to bother telling you to stay out of the sun this summer; we’re not even going to do that. But if you’re going to expose your skin to the sun’s rays and the summer heat, you need to protect it. Keeping the moisture in your skin will keep it young and gorgeous, […]

Five Tips for Getting a Haircut on a Budget

A good hair day puts you in a great mood, and a good hair day that lasts several weeks, if not months, is pretty much priceless. But don’t tell your hairdresser that. While we don’t suggest you sacrifice your locks to an unimaginative stylist, or cut your own hair (leave that kind of crazy behavior […]