Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and some of you may be scrambling to find a good last-minute Valentine’s Day gift for your man. It can be hard to find a gift that matches your significant other, so its times like this that you need to get creative. Buying gifts for men is quite the […]
As a curvy girl myself, I can honestly say that I know the struggle of finding jeans that fit over your booty, but don’t gap in your waist. I also know how much it sucks when you walk into the plus section of a store and all they have are shapeless, loose-fitting dresses that look […]
Recently on my travels, I ended up in one of the most exciting places on Earth – Japan. While looking for places to stay I decided to look up “the Williamsburg of Tokyo” and found a gem by the name of Shimokitazawa or what locals call it Shimokita. Without much planning and reading a total […]
Do you ever find yourself looking for savings and coupons almost as much as you’re looking to score the hottest fashions? Lucky for us ladies, we live in a tech-savvy world where there’s new discount shopping apps at every turn! Now you don’t have to scour the sale racks to find deals, you just have […]
As I pack for my upcoming birthday trip to London (and this trip is a bit of a sensitive subject, as my last few birthdays have been sent spectacularly sideways by the boyfriend of the particular moment) I am absentmindedly scrolling through my closet while re-living past birthdays. Scrolling through my favorite pieces it occurs […]
If you’re a self-identified fashionista who keeps up with all of the latest trends, or you embrace individuality and march to the beat of your own drum, chances are that you have a few statement pieces in your wardrobe that you can’t live without. From the cute dress you got when you traveled last summer […]
Now that the seasons are changing, stores are starting to put in merchandise for fall and winter. And while I always suggest that you wait to get things that you really want, it’s a good idea to get a head start on buying fall essentials since the good stuff usually goes first. JustFab’s new fall […]
Like many shoppers, I love a good bargain. I especially love convenience, which is why I started online shopping. But would you sacrifice privacy for convenience? We trust in websites to keep our personal information private. However, people are concerned about cosmetics website Strawberrynet and a possible information leak. Strawberrynet has this feature that lets a […]
Hey, you online shoppers. What’s your next purchase going to be? Online shopping has become so convenient and easy. But if you purchase items via the web often, you’ll understand there are just some struggles that are way too real and all too much of a first-world problem. 1. Tabs that go on for ages […]
FULLBEAUTY Brands has launched a new online retailer that we love called Ellos. I’m usually skeptical when someone launches a new brand because a lot of times it looks like everything else, or they don’t actually have as many sizes as they say they do available, or it’s just not cute at all which defeats […]
Have you ever purchased something because of how it looked? Maybe you do it subconsciously. Product packaging can really be a reason as to whether or not you purchase something. Mr. Bubble is releasing a new line of bath products, which apparently has the same scent everyone’s used to, but it’s packaged and geared toward […]
Don’t wear shoes with ankle straps because you want to make yourself look taller, not shorter. They tell me I shouldn’t wear horizontal stripes because it’ll make me look more wide. I’ve heard I can’t pull off a maxi dress or skirt because I’m so short. I’m told I should avoid one-shoulder dresses or off-the-shoulder ones […]
If you’re into runway fashion, buying consignment is one of the best ways to get some designers goods for less. But often times, since it’s a consignment piece, there’s only one of the item, and it’s basically hit or miss to even find anything that’s not runway sample-sized. Enter new site, Resell XL, the first […]
When will people learn, body shaming in public or private will never end well? Did they not get the Dani Mathers memo? Apparently some staffers who worked at British retailer Superdrug did not. When shopper Harriet Rae was minding her own business and shopping for shorts, she noticed two women laughing at her and mocking […]
Walmart recently identified eight hazardous chemicals to be removed from certain products on their shelves, including beauty products. Instead of worrying about hazardous chemicals the next time you pop into the store, here are 8 organic beauty buys to consider. 1. Cleansing gel Try this Avalon Organics Vitamin C Cleansing Gel ($7, Walmart) for a […]
Do you buy your makeup from drugstores? Was there a time where all your makeup was from drugstores? A good bargain is always nice, and that’s what you’ll get at drugstores. But what about the quality of products? Some are hits, like the ones below. 1. L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Glow Foundation This L’Oreal foundation ($13, L’Oreal) will […]
Multi-purpose items are great. A multi-purpose product is an item that is capable of doing more than one thing. Beauty products that fall into this category are great for when you’re on-the-go or want to pack a smaller cosmetics bag. Invest in these multi-purpose items to lessen the amount of products to carry around as well […]
July 14, better known as Bastille Day, is special for many French folk. But what is Bastille Day? It’s comparable to the American July 4th. Bastille Day is a French holiday that’s a celebration of the day people stormed the Bastille prison in 1789. So how do you celebrate? You may not be in France, […]
Will you be in NYC July 19-22? If so, schedule time out of your busy day for a trip to MAC Cosmetics‘ first sample sale. That’s right! Your favorite makeup products will be 60% off original retail prices. Please catch me if I faint. All items will be for final sale, but at such a discounted […]
There are a lot of products advertised to just men, but that doesn’t mean that only men can use them. So next time you see male and female versions of the same thing, ask yourself if there’s really a big difference between the two, or if they get the job done no matter which one […]
The last thing you want on a hot summer day is for your makeup to melt off your face. Here are a handful of products that’ll help keep your makeup locked in even if you’re sweating like crazy. 1. Brow wax Use a wax when you’re doing your brows to ensure that they stay on fleek […]
It’s time to pack your bags for that long-awaited summer vacation. Keep in mind when you’re packing that travel-sized items are key. You do not want to be putting everything you use on a daily basis into your suitcases. You’ll never have room for anything else. Hare are 8 beauty essentials that are the perfect travel […]
Do you have that one friend who’s just obsessed with makeup? Just kidding, that friend could definitely be you. Either way, bookmark this page so you’ve got some ideas up your sleeve the next time you need to buy that makeup maven a gift. 1. Makeup city cup ($13, Etsy) You’ve got the world in […]
Have you been eyeing the Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips collection? If you’re in the US, you’ll soon be able to purchase them. The lipsticks will be available today on Beautylish, so get ready! Tilbury, the UK makeup artist, created 16 lipsticks inspired by 16 different celebrities. Take a look at them and see which ones you […]
Actor Anthony Anderson was recently in the news for talking about how he used to go shopping and buy his daughter makeup. Talk about a cool dad! Anderson told Essence that he used to buy his daughter lipstick and lip gloss before purchasing a manicure system for her. He said she used to practice her […]
Let’s face it, we’ve got our eyes and hands glued to our smartphones these days. Whether it’s texting, emailing, or Snapping, add some beauty apps to your phone. They’ll entertain you when you’re bored and be helpful when you’re shopping. 1. Beaumoji Take your texting game to the next level with the Beaumoji keyboard. Send some […]
There are few ladies out there that are as wonderful and light-filled as Clémentine. Whether she is serving all of the face in a straw hat, or dancing around with Iskra eating ice cream, Clem constantly kills the game and steals our hearts. She’s got this uncannily perfect way of combining boho, minimalism, and quirk all […]
Not a classy move.
Hey minimalist queen, your Pinterest closet is about to be your closet IRL with the help of Uniqlo. Commence freak out. Consider Christophe Lemaire your fashion Moses because he is guiding the way to the promised land. Lemaire hails from a background with Hermès, Saint Laurent, and Thierry Mugler (swoon), but his new standing gig […]
Sporty. Minimalist. And a touch of boho chic. We are totally crushing on Charlotte Kuhrt’s style. This 24-year-old German makeup artist/body-posi blogger/model is all things fabulous and all things Riot. She is an absolute wonder, but she didn’t always feel that way. “I started in the fashion industry as a makeup artist 5 years ago…this led me […]
We’ve got a lot of work to do. Everyone should be included. Each person should be able to see themselves represented in some way, shape, or form when it comes to fashion. That is a mind-blowingly simple concept, yet we cannot seem to get there at all. Ask someone to picture a model in […]
By far the simplest outfit to put together and incredibly versatile.
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To help you productively dress for all your upcoming spring festivities.
She placed her hands on her face Home Alone style to tell me that she couldn’t find a large (again.)
An unfair realization.