When I turned 18, one of the best beauty secrets I ever received was that from my grandmother, and consisted of but two words: Eye Cream. Ever since, I’ve been rather obsessed with the stuff (yes, I sometimes slather it all over my face and neck) despite the occasional hefty price tag.
Budget Beauty Tips
Budget beauty tips and advice for real women, Including beauty tips on how to create your own beauty products and advice on how to find the perfect makeup for your skin tone!
Yesterday, select Sephora fans were emailed an invitation to join Sephora Flash. Translation: Everyone’s favorite makeup store most likely reached out to their best customers. Further translation: Those with an ungodly stash of beauty insider points. (Raising my hand here.)
While sunscreen should be the most important step in your daily beauty regime, if your complexion is acne prone you may hesitate in applying the heavy cream. What’s considered to be the number one reason for healthy skin is also the number one cause for breakouts!
Ever found yourself staring at Angelina Jolie’s lips? Yeah, uh, me neither. Okay, that’s a lie. Angie has a great set of lips. There, I said it. They really are her trademark, and to be honest, it would be nice to get a fuller lip without surgical enhancements. Wondering if that was even possible, I […]
Question: What’s the Best Budget Spray Tanner? Remember that time you got all spray tanned up before an impromptu party, ended up an ugly orange, and had to take a panicked shower with baking soda? Self tanners are an awesome alternative to painful sunburns, peeling (yuck), and scary skin cancer, but they can also be […]
As a busy budget babe, I’m all for ways to save money and time without cutting any of my beauty habits. Over the years I’ve accumulated seasonal beauty tips for less, which means that I can fit them in on a Sunday afternoon or those few minutes between work and dinner. Here are my favorite five-dollar […]
Confession time: Until recently, I considered a basic ponytail an updo. A fancy updo. To me, away from face = all things glam. Bonus points if my ponytail managed a cute tip flip (think Charlotte in Sex in the City). Then it truly was an elegant ‘do. Sigh. Clearly, my hair‘s been lacking in the glam department. So I decided to get on track by […]
Looking for a way to relax without dropping serious coins on a massage? Consider taking a relaxing bath. When done right, your muscles will relax. Your skin will hydrate. Knots will dissipate. Stress will evaporate. And it won’t cost you much. They key is to know how to take a relaxing bath. Here are the […]
We all know that a great ‘do (as well as shoes and accessories) completes our look, but I’ll be the first to admit to falling flat when it comes to my hair. To the rescue? Hot rollers! That’s right ladies, break out the hot rollers. No more “who’s looking at my hair when I’ve got these heels?” moments or being […]