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  • Fashion + Style

    What to Buy Fall 2007: Nine West

    Fall is in full swing, but since you’re a budget kind of fashionista, you’re probably spreading your purchases out just a bit; with fall sales also in full swing, you should be glad you did. Take Nine West, for example—regular-priced items are way out of the budget range, but when the sales kick in – [...] Read More

    October 21, 2007 by TBF

  • 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