3 Reasons You Won’t Regret Shopping at Uniqlo

Inside Uniqlo Store

Being a die hard fan of eco-fashion, I’ve always wondered why the industry was so focused on “green” materials. Don’t get me wrong, I love me a hemp dress or  some organic cotton trousers every once and a while.. but what about constructing clothing that will last in rain, sleet or snow? What about a […]

E.L.F Cosmetics: Yes or No?

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You know we’re always on the hunt for a bargain, and e.l.f. cosmetics certainly fits under that category. If you’re out of the loop, e.l.f. is a makeup company that sells products through their online store and at local chains and drugstores. Some of their makeup products are in the $1 range with a few […]

Assets by Sarah Blakely Tights: Product Review

What: Angela smooths things over with Assets Tights The Lowdown: Okay, every celeb and fashionista out there sings the endless praises of Spanx, but at prices ranging from $28-$40 for tights, not all of us have the budget to justify owning a pair. Enter Assets, a budget version of the sin-forgiving body-shapers, from our favorite […]

Premier Comfort Plus Cushion Insoles: Product Review

What: Marilyn reviews Premier (brand) Comfort Plus Cushion Insoles $3(also available in double thickness for $5-6). You can find them online for as low as $.98. The Lowdown: Maybe it is the onslaught of Fall and hard shoes after a summer of bare feet, sandals, and sneakers, but I am addicted to these. I like […]

Dove Sensitive Skin Nourishing Body Wash: Product Review

What: Angela attempts to break the moisture barrier with Dove Sensitive Skin Nourishing Body Wash The Lowdown: I’ve always been leery of body washes that claim to moisturize—I mean, clean and exfoliate? Sure. But, like moisturizing shampoos, I’ve never found that a cleanser can actually deliver enough lasting moisture to truly support the claim. Still, […]

Aveeno Nourish & Revitalize Shampoo & Conditioner: Product Review

What: Angela trys to get healthy with Aveeno Nourish & Revitalize Shampoo & Conditioner The Lowdown: Aveeno is one of those brands that’s just slightly more expensive, but comes with a reputation that leads us to expect good value for our hard earned buck. Since my hair is colored regularly and fried with blow dryer […]

American Beauty “Beloved” Perfume: Product Review

What: Angela attempts to get romantic with American Beauty’s “Beloved” perfume spray. The Lowdown: “Beloved”—apparently the winner of the Fragrance Foundation’s 2009 “Fragrance of the Year” award—is one of those quintessential girly scents: floral, floral, floral, specifically featuring tuberose along with orange flower, stephanotis, and calla lilies. It’s a scent which their marketing team has […]

Ricky’s NYC Ceramic Fusion Rollers: Product Review

What: Angela attempts to turn up the volume with Ricky’s NYC Ceramic Fusion Rollers The Lowdown: Having been cursed with thin, fine hair, I’m always looking for ways to amp things up a bit. I’ve never been a big fan of rollers in general, but figured these “ceramic magnetic” rollers sounded pretty high tech, so […]

Pantene Pro-V Nature Fusion

What: Angela smooths things over with Pantene Pro-V Nature Fusion hair products   The Lowdown: Pantene is a name you’ll see at the top of a gazillion women’s magazine lists of drugstore beauty products. And like all other beauty products, with each new day comes a new line, new formula, the next big thing. Seems […]