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  • Fashion + Style

    Lead in Your Lipstick

    The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (who knew?) reports that lipsticks by popular makers ranging from Cover Girl to L’Oreal to Christian Dior all contain lead, the inclusion of which is not regulated by the FDA. So what does this mean for you? Well, we all know that while the lipstick is supposed to stay on [...] Read More

    October 20, 2007 by TBF

  • Reviews

    Armada Face and Body Shield 60

    What: Angela smooths on Armada Face and Body Shield 60, $40 for 3 fluid ounces. [...] Read More

    October 19, 2007 by TBF

  • Petite Fashion: Short Jeans on a Budget by Angela

    As a petite woman attempting to be fabulous while watching the bottom line, I have a complaint, which, for the moment, I will direct at Target. Target, I am a loyal customer. I purchase skirts, tops, sweaters, jackets, shoes, year in and year out. But where, oh where, are my jeans? Yes, I know you [...] Read More

    October 18, 2007 by TBF

  • Beauty

    When to Toss Makeup/Cosmetics

    According to a March 9, 2000, FDA report (revised October 15, 2002), “Consumers should be aware that make up expiration dates are simply ‘rules of thumb,’ and that a product’s safety may expire long before the expiration date if the product has not been properly stored. Cosmetics that have been improperly stored – for example, [...] Read More

    October 18, 2007 by TBF

  • Hi Vs. Low: The Cashmere Cardigan

    The Challenge: Everyone’s lusting after cashmere this fall, and who can argue with that? Contrary to popular belief, however, you don’t have to spend a bundle to bundle up, fashionably. One of these sweaters is a fine example of as close-to-budget as decent cashmere typically gets (barring a great sale)—the other is a crime against [...] Read More

    October 17, 2007 by TBF