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  • Fashion + Style

    Beauty Advice: Best Waterproof Mascara

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I’m looking for a new waterproof mascara (regular just melts right off my face). I’ve been using Make Up For Ever, but as a college student it’s just too expensive to be purchasing all the time. Any recommendations? Answer: My favorite budget waterproof mascara is Maybelline Great Lash – Waterproof Mascara. It’s [...] Read More

    January 5, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    The Look for Less: Wire Baskets

    Inspired by a visit to Nell Hill’s, a fabulous home décor store in Kansas City, Missouri we’ve taken to putting books in pots and wire baskets. This look is fun, funky, functional, and helps organize all those New York and New Yorker Magazines that you never read, but want people to think you do. Here [...] Read More

    January 5, 2008 by LyzL

  • Fashion + Style

    Help!: A New TBF Feature

    As all you regular readers know, The Budget Fashionista is all about helping our peeps stay stylish on a budget—and it is a group effort. We’ve gotta stick together, right? Well, here’s your chance to get some sage advice from readers-in-the-know. How, you say? Simply submit a picture and a fashion question to stuff@thebudgetfashionista.com, and [...] Read More

    January 5, 2008 by Angela

  • Reviews

    SkinMilk Shaving Milk

    What: Robin attempts to shave her legs using SkinMilk Shaving Milk, $4.99. The Lowdown: In confiding with some close girlfriends, I’ve come to realize I’m not unlike many women who grab a razor in the shower and quickly mow over their legs with nothing more than some warm water and whatever soapy residual is left [...] Read More

    January 5, 2008 by TBF

  • Reviews

    Web Round Up: Flylady.net

    What: Flylady.net is the place to go for tips on getting your home in order. The Lowdown: Sometimes the simplest, most inexpensive way to give our homes a fresh look is to clean, organize and declutter. Never is this more true than just after the hectic holiday season. The Flylady gives advice to SHEs (Sidetracked [...] Read More

    January 5, 2008 by TBF