“THIS PRODUCT IS NO LONGER BEING SOLD” What: White eyeliner, eye shadow and even mascara are taking up real estate in the cosmetic department. What the experts say: This from the January 2008 issue of Angeleno magazine: “White [makeup] was everywhere in the spring shows,” reveals J.P. McCary, the principal makeup artist for Shu Uemura. […]
Wet ‘n’ Wild has long been a friend of budget stylistas when it comes to getting beauty basics on the cheap. So it makes sense then, with the rise in popularity of mineral products, that they’d get on board with their own mineral collection, “Beauty Benefits.
The Deal: In-season shoes now on sale at Nine West, plus take an extra 30% off all shoes on sale when you buy two or more pairs The Lowdown: From peep-toe pumps to glamorous sandals, there are plenty of options to deck out your shoe closet in style. These Luminous Mary Jane peep-toe pumps are […]
Sunburst mirrors are quite the rage and quite expensive. Home by Sunset offers a how-to for creating your own from a $7 lazy susan from Ikea (it is called Snubba and is not available online). The DIY network also offers this how-to for making a Papier Mache sunburst mirror. It seems more complicated than the […]
You might think it’s old fashioned, that you’re too haute and hip for them, but truly there’s nothing more timeless than a string of pearls. Before you go out to purchase yours, here are some tips to follow: 1. Decide on the type of pearl you want. The three basic types of pearls are cultured, […]
The Budget Fashionista brings you the best tips and trends from our family of budget blogs: From The Budget Casa: ~ Give your crib a style boost with rich damask rugs, for less of course (view post here) ~ Add some elegant metallic vases to your current decor, on sale now at CB2.com (view post […]
Sure, we know stockings and pantyhose aren’t the wardrobe staple they once were, but there’s still a need (cold weather, church, no-time-to-shave days) for a good pair or two in your lingerie drawer. Drugstore brands are sometimes disappointing, but who wants to spend a fortune on an item that, no matter how scientifically engineered it […]
There’s always something a little unusual on display at IKEA. This weekend, when we perused the home and garden section of our local store, we were happy to see bamboo on display. For just $1.99 we snagged a 16-inch bamboo cane. Native to China, bamboo is surprisingly easy to grow. Plant the rooted cane in […]
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The Budget Fashionista brings you the best style tips, trends, and topics from around the web: ~ Get the detailed skinny on lifting the latest look from Sex and the City (via Fashiontribes.com) ~ Get some style inspiration by seeing how New Yorkers on the street are wearing their ankle boots this season (via The […]