21 Products to Help You Beat the Heat

Grr! It’s hot out! Aside from staying in the shower all day, what can you do to beat the heat, stay cool and feel like you’re not going to melt? ...more

5 Summer Trends That Are Making Me Scream

Some trends—like flirty sundresses or leopard-print anything—immediately become beloved wardrobe staples. But each season also has its own special horror show of trends that cause physical discomfort or epic wardrobe malfunctions: say, six-inch ...more

The 24 Best Beauty Products of 2015

The results are in! Today, our sister site StyleCaster announced the 24 winners of their first-ever Beauty Awards. The winners are a mix of drugstore and high-end products that have one thing in common: They really work.  ...more

5 Summer 2015 Sneaker Trends to Try

Who's excited about the current surge of sporty chic styles in the fashion world? I, for one, am beyond ecstatic. Here are my five favorite sneaker trends for summer 2015. ...more

4 Steps to Beautiful, Smooth Skin ... With Drugstore Products

Having beautiful, smooth skin is a beauty must in my book. I had the typical acne as a teenager, but since then my skin is regularly smooth and bright—mostly thanks to genetics. I've been working to get more on a routine lately, though, as I ...more

(REVIEW) 3 Amazing Charcoal-Infused Cleansers That Love Your Skin

There’s been a buzz building about charcoal-powder-infused soaps for a while now. You can find charcoal-powder-infused soaps for men, women, babies, and yes, even dogs. The Ancient Egyptians used a messier form than what we use now for cleansing and for healing wounds....more

I Was The Queen of Impractical Shoes

I think the general consensus is that teenage girls clomping along like camels in ridiculously high heels look more than a little absurd. They should probably be wearing sneakers, but high heels are a rite of passage—the mark of "growing up." These days the heels get skinnier and higher, and the dresses get shorter and tighter, as you progress from the one-inch heels on your first pair of "fancy shoes" into full-blown teenage fashion. Keeping everything inside the dress while trying not to twist an ankle becomes a tricky balancing act. ...more

11 Things Low-Maintenance Girls Will Understand

This post is for all the low-maintenance ladies, who’s with me? Low -maintenance girls are better. Full stop. We’re easier to handle, more fun and I'd say somewhat rare these days.A girly-girl is something I am definitely not. I actually suck at been a girl. My laziness gets the better of me. I love the idea of looking like a contoured Kardashian but then I remember how much more I love my bed, and it wins, every time....more

The Truth About Waist Training

In addition to the sudden celebrity fascination with overlined lips and bold brows, waist-training has become the latest body-modification fad. Search Instagram and you’ll find that plenty of stars, such as Kim Kardashian, Jessica Alba, Nicki Minaj, Kourtney Kardashian, and Amber Rose have endorsed the amazing waist-whittling abilities of these modern-day corsets....more

"...There is no

"...There is no finish line with depression, anxiety, or any other sort of mental illness. We're on this path, and the path is constantly changing. Sometimes it's flat and well-marked, and we can see all the way to the horizon ....more

Zoya, Fall 2015, Focus Collection

I have the Zoya, Fall 2015, Focus Collection review up on my blog.  Follow the link http://www.thepolishedperspective.com/2015/08/zoya-focus-collection-fall-2015.html for individual swatches and review....more

Purple Hair Care Tips

I've wanted purple hair since...well forever...and last week I got it! ...more

Kimono And Leather Skater Skirt

Kimono: Target | Crop Top: Stolen Borrowed From Kim | Skirt: Forever 21 | Sneakers: Payless...more

Summer Shorts

Helllllo September! It's pretty much shorts season all year round here in SoCal or at least until November (when i'll be jealous of my east coast peeps changing trees) So today's look is with one of my new favorite pair of cut offs! As previously mentioned i'm not really a shorts gal but finally gave these hot little one teaspoon pair a go and LOVE them!...more

My Pretty Elastic Hair Ties // BWB Business

I am so excited I just can’t hide it! ...more

NKD SKN Tinted Tan Liquid Dark Spray Tan!

Press Sample Just because summer is fading doesn’t your precious tan has to! Tan quickly and safely with NKD Self Tan Skin Tinted Liquid ($19.99). NKD SKN is brought to you by my all time favorite tanning gurus, Vita Liberata ....more

It’s A Case Of Curly Ever After With Living Proof Curl Leave-In Conditioner

Press SampleAffiliate Links For a girl with lots of curls, Living Proof Curl Leave-In Conditioner is a clear cut case of my hair being curly ever after. I love this new leave-in conditioner from...more