How to Repurpose Makeup: 4 Nifty Things You Can Do with Excess Cosmetics


Having an excess of makeup isn’t the worst problem someone could have. Yet, it seems pretty common around the holidays with so many stockings that can be filled with small beauty items or gift exchanges with your friends and coworkers. This can leave you with a few too many lip glosses, so try out some […]

Your Uber Easy Guide to Gorgeous Holiday Makeup Palettes

Mila Kunis

If you’re looking forward to holiday parties and family get-togethers as much as I am, you’ve probably already thought about what you’re going to wear. Now it’s time to decide which gorgeous holiday makeup palettes you’re going to use. The holidays are a great time of year to experiment with your makeup, because anything goes. Sparkles, […]

You Ask, We Answer: Best Formal Short Hairstyles

Naomi Watts

From Reader Lauren O: Do you have any ideas for formal short hairstyles? I read (& loved) your How-To Dress for a Formal Event, but you didn’t say anything about how to do short hair. I have a chin-length bob, parted on the right side, which I usually straighten with a flat iron. I bought […]

My Holiday Beauty Wish List: TBF’s Resident Beauty Expert Shares Her Most Wanted

Woman Shopping for Beauty Products

Normally, we chat about beauty on a budget. But hey, it’s the holidays, and a girl can dream, right?  That’s why I put together the following beauty wish list. Granted, it’s not ultra extravagant (that’s just not my style). However, it is filled with a few things that I normally wouldn’t buy for myself.

4 Incredible & Easy Hair Buns for Party Season

Easy Hair Buns

I love this time of  the year because it means we can get dressed up for all sorts of Christmas and New Year’s parties.  It’s great because we get to wear as much glitter as we want (which I tend to do anyway!) and try out some beautiful holiday hairstyles.  Buns were super hot this […]

Most Desirable Woman: Get Jennifer Lawrence’s Look


AskMen has just released the coveted “Top 99 Women of 2013” list and Jennifer Lawrence is on top as number one.  Certainly her year for winning, the starlette of Hunger Games and Silver Linings Playbook has what it takes to shine.  Here’s how you can get her look. 1. Hair: Long, dark, and voluptuous, opt […]

The Best Waterproof Makeup for Kim Kardashian


Sad news on the net is that Kim Kardashian’s teacup Persian Kitten, Mercy, has passed away. With any situation that includes tears, rain, or water – one of the things that comes to mind is waterproof makeup. Especially around the eyes, I’m always a fan of the low-smudge/water resistant categories because it limits the potential of […]

8 Holly Jolly Beauty Gift Sets $50 and Under

Beauty Gift Sets Under 50

Ho ho ho, ladies! The holidays are officially here and I couldn’t be more ecstatic about it. And while I do live in the middle of the Sonoran desert, I’ll have you know that despite the lack of snowflakes and ultra chilly temps, we desert dwellers still decorate appropriately. Only instead of decking the halls […]