Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 15Shades of brown are all the rage this fall season—even when it comes to makeup. Hues of brown lipstick look stunning on women of color, and these shades are especially lovely in cooler weather. Here are a few varieties of brown lipstick that come alive on all shades of brown skin.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 28There’s a new crop of fashionistas in town, and these media mavens are taking the web by storm. Honing the craft of style journaling since just 2011, it’s clear these gals with growing followings have the “It” factor that’s characteristic of even our favorite veteran bloggers. Look out for these leading ladies to quickly become… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 44Dressing for a cocktail party can be a bit of a challenge. Back in the day, there were clear rules- ladies wore knee length skirts with gloves- however as society has become more causal, so has the cocktail party. Regardless, there’s still a few basic rules that will help you not only look your best,… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditThe following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. I’ve known for a while that Zara had a home line, but I pushed it to the back of my brain since I also knew it was only available in Europe. To me, that’s like saying Opening Ceremony launched the coolest line of beauty products… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 17Any serious nail painting guru knows that independent nail polishes are where it’s at in terms of manicure “wow” factor. Sure, Zoya and China Glaze and Essie and OPI are always coming out with amazing colors and textures and sparkles, but when you’re wearing something that’s a little less “mainstream,” it’s almost as if you… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 13Typically, this deal-minded gal tends to skip any store or Web site that requires a subscription or membership in order to spend money. Such annoying extravagances belong to gyms, magazines and cable TV and border on the fine line of what you can do (if super-frugal) for free: working out, reading and watching basic TV…. View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 194A few weeks ago, I was in the kitchen mashing garlic potatoes for a tasty dinner when–all of a sudden–I experienced the traumatic event that is breaking a nail. Based on my reaction and mad dash to the bathroom, my husband thought I’d seriously injured myself. My body was fine. My nail was not.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 14When we found out our own Michelle Y. was getting hitched (woo-hoo!), the topic around here was the dress, the dress, the dress. All this talk got me thinking: What’s a day in the life of a sales associate at a wedding gown store like? We already know the bride-to-be is filled with tons of… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 27Sometimes I’ll do manicures that are so complicated they literally take me the better part of the day to complete. Take my “famous paintings manicure,” for example, which depicts Van Gogh’s “Starry Night,” Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” and a landscape piece by Monet. These fancy, high-tech manicures do elicit some responses and a few “wows!”… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 1KEven though we’re eager to break out the layers, we’re still soaking up the last bit of sun in oversized shades, for a dramatic end to our favorite kick-back season. With the glasses trend still leaning towards giant frames, the good news is, we can keep rocking our beloved sunnies well through fall.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 147I’m a major proponent of purchased pedicures. I love walking into a salon and having some other person work his or her magic on my little tootsies. All that scrubbing and buffing and painting–and don’t forget the massage finale–puts a lady in a fine mood. Honestly, I have absolutely zero problem spending $25 or $30… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 13Remember back in college, when Thursday became the new Friday? Well, traveling in the fall has become the new summer vacation. The best part is, technically, since fall is considered “off-season,” there’s a bookshelf of ways to play and create your own adventure for a price less than you’d ever imagine.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 247If you’ve been keeping up with Fashion Week and the front rows, there’s one common trend among all the shows: the iPhone. Bloggers and fashionistas swear by them (Instagram!!!) and while it may be the long-standing joke that these sleek gadgets are taking over the world, the overwhelming amount of cover options to dress your… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditAttention white ladies: If you haven’t heard by now, you shouldn’t be washing your hair every single day. Doing so rids the hair of its natural oils and can even irritate your scalp.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 13Paging Kelly Kapowski and Topanga Lawrence! This watercolor manicure I created is so ‘90s fab that I am not sure what to do with myself. And considering the fact that ‘90s fashion is so on-trend right now, I can’t imagine a better manicure to create on your fingernails right this second than this one.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 44Get ready to “like” this story. After all, you may never take a bad Facebook profile pic again. Having a great profile pic is just about as important as 1) Kathryn’s new found love of Crocs, 2) watching well-versed (or not so well-versed) political debates and 3) for me, scoring some cute skirts. And heels…. View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditIn 1990, she was the pretty, blonde rich b*tch from Beverly Hillswith a serious case of stiff ’90s hair; matte, pouty lips and an icy glare that could readily shatter anyone who might get in her way. But by 2000, the blonde hair was softer, the eyes less evil and her lipstick four shades lighter. Kelly… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 16True confession: I’ve ditched the dressing room. I never try clothes on in the store. It makes me hot. I get sweaty. And to be totally honest — I don’t trust the *skinny* mirrors angled just so slightly for their lengthening effect. Am I supposed to believe that my legs are that long? Really?