Beauty

6 Summer Beauty Essentials

Posted June 26th, 2012 by Jessica McFadden in Beauty, Fashion

Summer in Washington, D.C. means a sweaty, saunaesque season in which the ability to look one’s best is often compromised by the river of perspiration streaming down your face. It makes arriving for that morning meeting after a drenching walk from the Metro a definite beauty challenge. The blessing of […]

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Want To Improve The Look Of Your Curly Hair? Lose The Shampoo!

Posted June 13th, 2012 by Rebekah in Beauty

I don’t shampoo my hair. Now that you’ve all scooted your chairs back from your computer to escape any dirty-hair smell that might have rubbed off on this post, let me explain that a bit. I clean my hair pretty much daily using conditioner but I stopped using shampoo a […]

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Spend vs. Steal: Primer

Posted May 23rd, 2012 by jodifur in Beauty, Fashion

                  I love primer.  I helps make-up stay on and I have already written that I have a problem with that.  It keeps oily skin matte, evens out skin tone, and can even cover up imperfections.  I have tried a ton of […]

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The New Makeup Product I Love

Posted April 18th, 2012 by jodifur in Beauty

I have combination skin.  And in the summer my combination skin turns oily.   Makeup just slides off of me, and it looks like I’m barely wearing any makeup at all.  I would reapply and wear primer and even then, makeup never stayed on. It was on a recent family […]

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My Hands Make Me Look Old

Posted March 30th, 2012 by Aimee in Beauty, Fashion

I’ve heard that your hands are the one part of the body that truly reveal your age. A person might use all kinds of fancy creams, injections or even surgery to turn back time on their face or neck. They might have the most fantastic dye job ever on their […]

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Splurge or Save on Your Make-up & Skincare?

Posted March 21st, 2012 by Victoria Mason in Beauty

  We are overrun with cosmetic and skincare products.  From the drugstore to the department store, the Internet and all those speciality stores in between it can be confusing to find what works for you.  After all, who do you believe?  Do you believe the magazines, your friend with totally […]

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Philosophy The Present clear make up.

Posted December 14th, 2011 by Stephanie in Beauty, Uncategorized

I love Philosophy products. They are cruelty free, philanthropic and (selfishly) they are good products. By and large they do what they say. That’s why The Present was a bit of a disappointment. It is basically a glorified primer which is promoted as a clear make up skin treatment. Don’t let […]

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Clinique Chubby Stick Lip review

Posted November 23rd, 2011 by Stephanie in Beauty, Uncategorized

First off let’s just deal with this product’s unfortunate name. Chubby Stick. Perhaps I am just a twelve year old boy but I giggle every time. My very favorite color is Fuller Fig. So I myself, like a fuller Chubby stick. But I digress. As a product junkie I am […]

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Your Beauty Questions Answered!

Posted November 16th, 2011 by Victoria Mason in Beauty

Dear Vicky, I am dealing with adult acne. Do you have  any product recommendations?  Because I am breaking out like a teenager! Fear not! This is something that is happening more and more and I can’t help but wonder if it has to do with our busy, overscheduled lives and […]

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