A few weeks ago, I reviewed the new Yes To Carrots Color Balm in Rosy Bloom, and one of my awesome readers, Alysssa, mentioned that the soft plum color could pass for a Clinique Black Honey dupe. The problem was, everyone else apparently loves Soft Plum too, because it was sold out at my local Walgreens! I've been checking back every couple of days, but it hasn't come back in stock....more
I love mascara, I love the way some mascaras make my lashes look. Long and luxurious or full and dramatic, I love mascara. There are so many out there to get so many mascaras to choose from it's sometimes hard to pick which one and how much you can spend. But as I have learned from using drugstore mascaras and designer, sometimes you need to spend more for hat you want.
I used to do Mary Kay back in the day and used Avon cosmetics. I loved getting that tube of mascara in my stockings( thanks ma) at Christmas and in my Easter basket....more
You know when I started to feel like a real grown-up lady? It was the day I turned my back on drugstore skincare and decided to brave the lions in the cosmetics department. I wasn't going to use Noxema or Clearasil any more -- that was for kids. I was going to be sophisticated, like the upper classwomen in my college dorm. I was going to use Clinique....more
Okay, so while I don't actually celebrate Christmas, this time of year is among my favorites. And yes, I can already talk about Christmas since ALL OF THE STORES STARTED GETTING READY FOR IT THE DAY AFTER HALLOWEEN.Ahem.I love it all: the lights, the music, and the general sense of good cheer that pervades my ordinarily gruff city of Manhattan, but I'll let you in on a little secret: My very favorite aspect of this time of year? The incredible beauty bargains to be had....more