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Product and Site Reviews

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Product Review: Obaku Watches

I haven’t worn a watch in years. I’m not sure why — maybe I, like the rest of the world, just got used to getting the time off my phone. But wrist wear is...
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Product Review: RoC SMOOTH PERFEXION (Sponsored)

Ladies, I am a RoC Ambassador, which means I am compensated to try RoC products and share my experiences. All opinions are my own. Three weeks ago, the good folks at RoC sent me...
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Spa Experience at Home: Luxury Shower Head from Aroma Sense

Readers, Aroma Sense sent us a luxury shower head for free and asked us to check it out. I did, and I found it to be a unique and fun product–definitely worthy of sharing!...
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Women Over 40: Real Beauty Guide (Sponsored)

Readers, I am a RoC Skincare Ambassador. This means RoC provides me with free product and other compensation so I can share my honest opinions with you. Rest assured, you’ll always get real advice...

PINCHme Review: My Top 3 Picks of Free Health & Beauty Items

Readers: PINCHme sent us this package of products free of charge. We do not guarantee product reviews, and we only do them when we truly enjoy the product. Read on to learn how you can get...
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Budget Accessory Spotlight: Freshwater Pearls

Readers: PearlsOnly sent us this pendant free of charge. We do not guarantee product reviews, and we only do them when we truly enjoy the product. I love black pearls. They have a deep, iridescent...
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The 20 Greatest Fashion Apps Ever!

There’s no denying the App Store has changed our lives for the better and more efficient. But tucked away amongst the downloads are the real gold—the platforms that take it one further to aid...
Why We Love Zappos

Why We Love Zappos

When I’m looking for fantastic deals that don’t cut corners on quality, “Zappos” is one of the first words I type in my computer.  I remember my neighbor was always getting boxes delivered to her...
Flipshion Site Review

Site Review: Flipshion Lets You Shop Runway Looks at Half the Price… Right On Your Phone!

Whether they are online or in hard copy, I’ve always been a fan of fashion magazines. Perhaps it’s my ADD, maybe it’s the fact that you can pack in the best of the best...
Shop It To Me

Dreaming of Your Own Shopping PA? Then Check out Shop It to Me

What: As we’re all familiar with the blessings that the internet brings to doing anything efficiently, one of my favorites is the world of personalized online shopping. Shop It to Me is one of...
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11 Reasons Why We Love Costco

Typically, 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...
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Review: Lush’s New Highlighter and Bronzer

Charisma and Feeling Younger Skin Tints, $18.95 each from Lush I’m going to confide in you all for a second. When it comes to cosmetics, I’m kind of a straightforward kind of gal. I...
Reasons Why We Love Amazon

11 Reasons Why We Love Amazon

As its name implies, Amazon is a winding, veritable jungle chock-full of fabulous finds and steep discounts. Seriously. From hard-to-find makeup must-haves to designer duds, home necessities or the perfect gift for mom, dad,...
The Outnet

The Outnet: Site Review

The Outnet is the high-fashion-focused Net-a-Porter’s outlet site—which pleases us because, while we love perusing Net-a-Porter’s designer offerings, we just can’t justify (or afford) the prices. And, in this economy, it only stands to...
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5 Inspiring Tumblr Beauty Blogs

You’ve already heard us rave about the ease of Tumblr for both the blogger and the reader. Essentially, it’s one of the simplest blogging platforms there is, so it’s perfect if you want to...

Suave Professionals: Product Review

What: Suave sent TBF a sneak preview of the Suave Professionals Dry Shampoo, Suave Professionals Captivating Curls Whipped Cream Mousse and Suave Professionals Touchable Finish Lightweight Hold Hairspray. We tried ‘em and we’re bringing...

TBF Gets Wowed by PureWow

We’re all for broadening our horizons, and encouraging you to broaden yours, but this is definitely something that takes time and a lot of effort. Unfortunately, it’s too easy to get caught up in...

Where to Get it Site Review

Have you ever seen a hot shirt or designer handbag online, the runway or elsewhere and been like “Where the heck can I get that”? You then promptly Google the item with the best...

Bauble Bar: A New Place to Find Your Baubles

Baubles–we love them but we don’t always love how much they cost. Of course, buying cheap and low quality jewelry can totally work for some days or nights yet, wouldn’t it be dandy if...
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Shooger.com Review

If you know anything about TBF, you know that “coupons” is our middle name, so we were certainly interested in learning more about Shooger.com, a site and mobile app that allows you to seek...

Bonanza.com Site Review

Our Review: Bonanza seriously has everything. Our prior experiences with other massive, user-run e-commerce sites have taught us that sometimes this plethora of options is actually detrimental to our search and scary too. However,...
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