By now you've heard all the buzz surrounding mink lashes. From teen idols to reality show celebrities to A-List recording artists, everyone is giving mink lashes a try. I've been curious, too, tempted by the promise of a more natural-looking false eyelash. But, I couldn't help but be concerned about just how the mink hairs were acquired to make them. Then I was introduced … [Read more...] about Beauty Review: ESQIDO Mink Lashes
Under $100: Fringe
[Featured above: H&M Fringe Skirt, $25.] The most popular fashion trend for spring is fringe. Whether adorning a cute bikini top or cascading along the seam of a handbag, fringe is so in. And everyone loves it, because it can be worn in a variety of ways. Unlike other trends, there's nothing scary about wearing fringe. But when you do wear it, wear only one fringed piece … [Read more...] about Under $100: Fringe
Under $100: Capes
[Featured above: Champagne Taste Cape Blazer, $68 at Nasty Gal.] If you're not covered in snow, but are feeling a chill in the air, a cape is a wonderful option for keeping warm. And capes are all over the fashion scene right now, in a variety of forms. From tailored blazer styles to boho blankets to mature, sophisticated prints, you'll find all sorts of capes in all sorts of … [Read more...] about Under $100: Capes
Free Shipping Day December 18th
Save some cash while shopping for the holidays with Free Shipping Day on December 18, 2014. On this day, you can shop from over 500 stores participating in the event, like American Eagle, J.Crew and The Limited, and receive free shipping with delivery by Christmas Eve. Additional discounts will also be offered by various merchants. All offers and details will be revealed on … [Read more...] about Free Shipping Day December 18th
How to Shop: Black Friday
The day of pressing your nose against a store window chanting, "Open, open, open," is almost here. Black Friday. It's THE day to hit hot sales, shop 'til you drop, and save some cash. For shopaholics like me, it's the most wonderful time of the year. But for those who hate shopping, it's a pain in the ass. It doesn't have to be. If you're armed with a list, a plan, and a … [Read more...] about How to Shop: Black Friday
How to Shop: Thanksgiving Day
It's become quite the debate among shoppers and retailers alike. Should stores begin their Black Friday sales early on Thanksgiving Day, or remain closed and allow employees to enjoy the national holiday with their loved ones? The chatter on social media is loud and clear, championing retail workers and calling for a boycott of what is now called Black Thursday. There's even … [Read more...] about How to Shop: Thanksgiving Day
What Does “Bargain” Really Mean, Anyway?
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then a bargain is in the wallet of the consumer. Here's what I mean: what "bargain" means to someone making $130,000 a year may not be the same to someone making $30,000 a year. That's why it's important that we as individuals decide for ourselves what a bargain is and not leave it up to manufacturers and retailers to decide for … [Read more...] about What Does “Bargain” Really Mean, Anyway?