I’ve used liquid eyeliner as long as I’ve worn makeup (junior high?). It’s what my mom used, and therefore, the medium I mastered. Back then, the only options were liquid liners with those little paint-brush applicators. Now there are the felt-tip marker style, which I think are totally impossible to use. My original favorite was a Lancome liquid liner that […]
If you’d like to review your activity on Facebook, there’s a simple way to see (and, if you’re so inclined, delete) all of the posts and photos you’ve ever had on the social network in one place—it’s called the Activity Log. Facebook gives an in-depth description of the Activity Log and how to use it right here. A particularly useful […]
If your table linens are dotted with red wine stains thanks to a little extra merriment at the holiday party you hosted, follow this stain-fighting trick to ensure the mess gets properly cleaned up.
It can be tricky to look pulled together when bundling up to face the elements. The easiest way to manage this? Make sure your accessories match! Just the way the right jewelry can tie an outfit together, balancing your winter accessories will keep your outer layers looking polished. Try a matching set (hat, gloves and scarf) in a neutral or […]
Here’s a good—if not a bit luxurious—way to fight back during cold and flu season: Get a massage. Research shows that it can keep your immune system in top fighting form. According to the American Massage Therapy Association, studies in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine examined the effects of Swedish massage therapy on the body’s hormonal response and immune function, […]
If you were inundated by season’s greetings, don’t toss them. As you purge your home of all things holiday, set aside any old greeting cards to sent to St. Jude’s Ranch for Children.
January is a time for fresh starts, new beginnings, making changes—and it’s also the time when most people are trying to drop a few pounds and eat healthier. Stock your fridge with basic ingredients like sliced turkey, hummus, and nut butter, then use them in creative combinations next time you’re craving a snack instead of reaching for a bag of […]
If your New Year’s resolution is getting your finances organized, take this advice from Alexa von Tobel, Founder/CEO of LearnVest.com and author of Financially Fearless, and start by setting up calendar reminders for all of your financial to-dos. Says von Toblel, “Create reminders for all of your bills, your taxes, your credit score checks, and your health. I like to […]
Once you’ve popped a bottle of sparkling wine, you cannot replace the cork. Thanks to it’s carbonated nature, buying a special stopper is the safest way to keep Champagne’s sparkle alive. Here, a few suggestions.