CVS Skin+Pharmacy Advanced Acne Therapy review

CVS Skin+Pharmacy Advanced Acne Therapy review

I suffer from adult acne. And when I say "suffer", I mean suffer. We're talking, I usually have at least one or two blemishes at any given time and said blemishes are almost impossible to conceal. I am constantly looking for products that will obliterate these breakouts once and for all and thanks to CVS/pharmacy, I have to look no…
Paula’s Choice Resist review

Paula’s Choice Resist review

Make the skincare switch, let Paula Choose! Let's be honest, it can be scary to change skincare. Even if what you’re currently using isn't quite working. (It's that old saying: better the devil you know...) Which was exactly the case for me: my skincare was not working for me. I bounced around from product to product, was inconsistent with usage…
Easy Recipes: Hummus and Goat Cheese Stuffed Cherry Peppers

Easy Recipes: Hummus and Goat Cheese Stuffed Cherry Peppers

Celebrate National Hummus Day with this delicious appetizer As much as we love elaborately planned dinner parties, there are times when you find out people are coming over last minute and you just need to whip up something on the fly. That doesn't mean it has to be boring, cobbled together odds and ends from the back of the fridge…
Mad Men Musings: Person to Person

Mad Men Musings: Person to Person

If you’re a Mad Men fan, you SHOULD HAVE joined us here regularly for Mad Men Musings - a space to discuss selected highlights, low points, or just plain water-cooler worthy moments of each episode. You would have liked it, I promise. “What the World Wants Today is the Real Thing”—(2nd chorus from I’d Like to Buy the World a…
The Lipstick League – week of 5.11.15

The Lipstick League – week of 5.11.15

Question of the Week: What’s your current favorite nail trend? Answer: I'm not sure how "current" they are, but I love gradient glitter, chevron stripes and half moon manicures. Here's what was up with the League this week... Beautygeeks - Christie Brinkley’s new skincare line highlights a relatively new premature-aging concern: infrared radiation (IR). Here’s what it is and how…
we heart this: L’Oreal Infallible Smokissime Powder Eyeliner Pen

we heart this: L’Oreal Infallible Smokissime Powder Eyeliner Pen

L'Oreal Infallible Smokissime Powder Eyeliner Pen review...here's why it's our Product of the Week Name: L'Oreal Infallible Smokissime Powder Eyeliner Pen ($8.99-ish) What it does: It's a powder eyeliner pen, with a chubby foam tip and a gel-like powder housed in the cap, that creates a quick and easy smoky eye. Why we love it: Smoky eyes straight from the…
Virtual Mad Men Party winners: New York, here we come

Virtual Mad Men Party winners: New York, here we come

Remember the virtual Mad Men party for the mid-season 7 premiere we were part of? You know the one; 50+ blogs shared their favorite Mad Men inspired food and drink recipes (many from the Unofficial Mad Men cookbook) and Heather whipped up Shrimp Curry Canapés and Whiskey Sours. Well, what you may not have known is that there was a…
Shabby Apple Review: Retro-Chic Fashion at a Comfortable Price

Shabby Apple Review: Retro-Chic Fashion at a Comfortable Price

There are few things in life that excite me more than fashion. I love shopping for fashion. I love shows about fashion. I love reading about fashion. And of course, I love wearing fashion. Things do get trickier as we get older, though. It’s more difficult to pull off trendier looks, and comfort suddenly trumps eye-popping. As I segued from…
Clarins Instant Light Lip Balm Perfector swatches and review

Clarins Instant Light Lip Balm Perfector swatches and review

Have we found the PERFECT lip balm? I'm addicted to lip balm. If you were to go through my purse right now, you'd probably find about a half dozen different lip balms. One of these lip balms would be a Clarins Instant Light Lip Balm Perfector ($23). If you're looking for a lip balm with a hint of tint that…
GIVEAWAY: Eva Longoria Home bedding and window treatments (a $595 value!)

GIVEAWAY: Eva Longoria Home bedding and window treatments (a $595 value!)

We were lucky enough to get an insider's look at the Eva Longoria Home collection for JCPenney (including a chat with Eva herself.) And now, we've got a bedding set, throw pillows and window treatments to give away to one lucky winner. One of four patterns available in the line, Eva told us the Solana pattern, a lavender damask, is…