beauty

21 Jul 2015

Broke-Ass Beauty Tips for Your Neighborhood’s Microclimate

You may have your friends back East fooled and thinking you live in a CALIFORNIA where the sky is full of sun and the air is salty from ocean breezes, but those of us that live in the reality of the Bay Area know better. Sunglasses and sunscreen are NOT

Allison Mick 3
14 Aug 2014

How to Cut Your Own Side-Swept Bangs

Here’s an easy guide cutting your own side-swept bangs.

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17 Dec 2012

New Bangs: The Survival Guide

Cutting bangs seems like a good idea at the time. Then, the inevitable happens: you absolutely hate them. This predicament happens time and time again when girls decide to take the plunge and cut their bangs. Whether you’re trying to repair a recent haircut or have decided to say goodbye

Kristin Fehrman - Diva of Deals 1
24 Oct 2012

Zen and the Art of Greasy Hair Maintenance

I am the proud owner of a set of bangs.  Like bang ambassador Zooey Deschanel, I have sported face-eating fringe for my entire life– try as I might, I have never been able to grow them out without feeling like my forehead looks a touch too “Teresa Guidice from Real

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
11 Apr 2012

Tales of My Foot Phobia

Believe it or not, this morning marked the second time that I saw someone clip their nails on the subway.  At least it wasn’t their toenails, like the first time around.  That incident happened during the summer, when it was hot enough to wear sandals– the thick, B.O.-pungent air, and

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 1
30 Jan 2012

Cheap Beauty Tip: Try Before You Buy

How many times have you bought a skin care or makeup product only to find that you’ve used it once or twice? Now, it’s just been sitting in your drawer months, maybe even years later after you’ve originally purchased it. What a waste of money! If only you could have

Kathleen Neves - Beauty Babe on a Budget 0
18 Jul 2011

Cheap Beauty Tip of the Week: Bangin Beauty Bargain Programs

Being beautiful comes with a price. Not all of us are blessed with the “I look beautiful naturally” genes. Most of us (myself included) seek help from various retailers, whether they are drugstores or department store counters for the products used in our own beautification process. Depending on where you

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