How to Cheat the Crop Top & Skirt Trend

Q. I’d like to get into the cropped top and skirt trend, but I don’t want to expose my midriff in the process. Any suggestions? A. I totally understand where you’re coming from. There are ways to get around this! First, try picking a wide-cut ...more

How to Do a Ballerina Bun

I never got into the sock bun trend because they just look too perfect. I prefer a more classic (but kinda messy) bun. I do my hair like this for my ballet classes, so I don't have to worry about hair flying all over the place. But I also like the ...more

I Never Leave Home Without Lipstick

When I was barely 13, I started wearing makeup, lots of makeup. As if overnight, I went from a girl who won ribbons at school for handball, made a cardboard castle for my guinea pig and played hide-and-seek with the neighborhood kids to a sultry ...more

A Complete Shoe Collection With Only 8 Pairs

I decided to come up with a strategy for how you can put together an entire shoe collection—and I mean having a shoe that will go with any outfit—with only eight pairs! Here goes nothing ... ...more

10 Favorite Sandals for Summer

Warmer weather is here, and it’s time to set those toes free! For running around during hot months, I like a flat or low-heeled sandal. Sometimes the occasion calls for casual; other times, the sandal should be a bit dressier. So here, in no ...more

6 Fabulous Body Scrubs You Can Make at Home

Exfoliating scrubs are one of the easiest beauty products to make at home and only take a few minutes to mix together. Most of these scrubs use coconut oil as a base, so if you don't have any you'll want to grab some from your grocery store. Once you've made your first body scrub you'll wonder why you ever spent all that money buying them. ...more
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I Said I'd Never Dye My Gray Hair. I Was Wrong.

When my own strands of gray started coming in, I swore to myself that I would never dye my hair to hide them. I was middle-aged and OK with that fact. I knew a lot more about life than I had in my 20s, and that seemed a good trade-off. But then I got a few more such hairs, and a few more. I wasn’t completely gray, but those gray hairs were definitely visible — at least to me, if no one else. ...more
I went grey in high school. There was no way i wasn't dying it. I want to love my gray when all ...more

What to Wear to Work

Michelle Pimm is back with her fashion expertise on what to wear to work. Her advice for networking over coffee was so great, I know you’re going to like this one. So if you just started a new job or need to upgrade your work wardrobe, keep reading! Thanks Michelle! XO Katherine Image: Elle ...more
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Seoul Korea: Paul Bassett Cafe

A very much delayed entry as I only came across my photos from my earlier trip to Seoul this year (the one in January not the one in march XD yes i went twice this far XD~) Paul Bassett … Continue reading → ...more

ELF Studio HD Mattifying Cream Foundation - Review & Swatches

Today I am reviewing the foundation I have been wearing consistently for the past few months, the ELF Cosmetics Studio HD Mattifying Cream Foundation, ($6.00, 3.4 oz). This foundation is available in six shades. I originally purchased Sand which matched me in the Winter and early Spring, but now that I'm darkening up from sun exposure, I purchased the next shade up, Buff, to blend and match my current skin tone ....more

BeautyCon LA 2014 - Will You Be There?

If you are in LA next month, then you need to be at BeautyCon! I will be attending and I can’t wait to see what's new and how amazing it will be this year. BeautyCon LA will be on August 16th, 2014.. ....more

Pretty Cheese Plate Using Trader Joe Items!

Alright my lovelies today we're talking about one of my favorite things to make...a cheese plate! I mean who doesn't love a cheese plate?! I don't typically make it just for the hubby and I (although I may start now because Ava dominated the cheese, crackers and salami ;) but whenever we have friends over I love to throw one together! ...more

Hairroin Salon New York City: Best. Hair. Ever!

Looking for the perfect color or cut? Go to Hairroin in New York. -PJ Gach...more

Curly Sexy Hair for a Rainy day

Let's face it, trying to get a your hair to look good on a rainy day is a bitch. Nope,  can't straighten it or it will be ruined. Forget about soft loose curls, the minute you walk outside, it's a big frizzy mess. So what do I do?? I just go with it. Don't fight it. Most of us have a combination of wavy, straight and curly hair anyway and in my opinion, following these instructions will bring out and enhance your natural curls. Start by untangling your freshly washed, out of the shower hair.  ...more

I Did It: Going from Red To Blond with Olaplex

Olaplex was sent for review. Hair services and products paid for by moi.I've been a redhead for the last 21 years. It's part of my identity... ....more

Batiste Dry Shampoo Is A Boon For Curly Hair

Press Sample By Sheila Arkee When it comes to the care and...more

Check Out Women's Running Magazine's August Cover Girl: R&B Star Mya!

Double-platinum recording artist, Mýa, shows off her great form on the cover of the Women’s Running magazine August issue, available on newsstands today! The 34-year-old marathon finisher talks about her desire to continually challenge herself and how a New Year’s resolution has become her passion. Click here to read more!» Ciao, XxO Q ...more