Big Hair on a Not-So-Big Budget

Whether you’re looking to add a little poof to your everyday pony or want a huge up-do for prom season, all the tools and products you need to get Texas-sized hair are just a click away. Inject some oomph into freshly washed hair with a volumizing mousse. Two to three root-to-tip applications of VO5 Salon Series™ Perfect Hold Styling Mousse ($4, get a $1-off coupon now) to damp, towel-dried Read more ...

DIY Coconut Rose Bath Truffles

Looking for a home spa experience that will keep your skin moisturized in the spring? Then try a coconut rose bath truffles DIY. With just a few simple ingredients, you can whip up a batch of these moisturizing oils that are ideal for spring gifting. They smell divine and are so easy to make. Here’s how to do it! Step 1: Gather your ingredients. You’ll need: 1/2 cup of coconut oil, 1/4 cup of Read more ...

Are you paying too much for longer lashes?

Why pay department store prices for longer lashes when there is Rapid Lash. When it comes to beauty, I fall into the “make the best of what you’ve got” camp. I do my best to accept and appreciate what I’ve got...except, that is, when it comes to my eyelashes. You see, I inherited really sparse lashes, and for years, I’ve relied on Latisse to thicken and lengthen them up. Latisse has worked Read more ...

7 Easy Beauty Routine Swaps for Summer

March is a confusing month. While it’s technically spring, many of us aren’t quite free from winter’s lingering grasp. As we ready ourselves for warmer weather, packing away our woolies and boots to make room for sundresses and sandals, take a moment to reevaluate your daily beauty routine. These 10 affordable swaps will ensure an easy transition, preparing you for the warmer weather that Read more ...

5 Ways to Look Prettier for FREE

On any given afternoon, my email inbox runneth over with press releases about the latest and greatest new beauty products. It’s enough to make a girl’s head spin sometimes! In an era of face creams that cost double my monthly grocery budget and pedicures involving piranhas, let us not forget that some of the most effective beautifiers are 100-percent free. 1. Drink a glass of water. It’s no Read more ...

DIY Coconut Oil Makeup Remover

Our easiest DIY ever! I’m on a mission to simplify my beauty routine, which may explain why I’m head-over-heels obsessed with this (too easy to call it a DIY) coconut-oil makeup remover. It’s gentle yet effective, easy on the wallet and so ridiculously easy to pull off. To get started, you need some organic coconut oil. Since my bathroom is tiny and space is precious, I decanted some melted Read more ...

Winter Skin Saviors

Has the never-ending polar vortex taken a toll on your sun-starved skin? These drugstore best-buys will have your skin looking (and feeling) better in no time. It’s official. There’s barely more than a month left of winter, a thought so welcome, I practically break out into song every time it crosses my mind. My skin (and soul!) are so ready for spring, after endless days spent in a humidity-free Read more ...

Pretty Picks: Pink + Red

Peanut butter & chocolate. Bey & Jay. Mini umbrellas & mai tais. It’s undeniable that some things are simply better together, including, in my humble opinion, the colors pink and red. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I’m here to share my all-time favorite products in these two beautiful hues, (almost) all priced under $10. 1. Physicians Formula Happy Booster Glow Read more ...