If you’re dealing with cold temperatures and dry indoor heat like we are in New York City, then you’re probably also dealing with parched skin. Thankfully, it’s fairly easy to restore a dewy glow to your face: All you need to do is slightly adjust your skin-care routine. Cleanse your face just once a day―at night, to remove dirt, impurities, […]
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Looking for a little distraction this afternoon? Check out this newish Tumblr, Pages and Polish where Jen matches her manicure to some of her favorite book covers. Here are a few of the coolest combos. (Click the images to see the original posts and get info on the polishes used.) Check out the must-have nail colors for the season.
Glitter polish is definitely one of my favorite things about the holiday season (especially this gold glitter polish from Sephora/OPI). That is until it’s time to remove the glitter polish. I’ve never gone through so many cotton balls in my life, only to end up picking off pieces of glitter for days afterward. Luckily there’s an easier way to say goodbye […]
Who wouldn’t want a manicure that lasts up to 14 days without chipping? It’s no wonder that salon gel manicures have continued to gain popularity in the past year. But even though they last longer, all of those trips to the salon can get expensive. Thankfully, several companies have come out with at-home gel manicure sets, complete with the UV […]
I don’t know about you, but for me, most days bring some kind of minor calamity. Think: “I cut my bangs too short!,” “I ruined my lipstick” (see photo), “I overcooked the chicken!,” and my personal pet peeve, “I shrunk my favorite sweater.” One wrong move, and suddenly you’re annoyed, frustrated, and left wondering, “Now what?” We’re sure you’ve got […]
If you tend to squirm whenever you sit down in the pedicure chair due to ticklish feet, there’s an easy trick that can make you a little bit less sensitive. When the nail technician starts to scrub your soles, wrap your hands around your leg just below your knee (in a kind of choke hold). This will help distract you, […]
If you are not much of a morning person, and you like scented shower gels and lotions, you can start having better mornings as soon as you can make it to the drugstore. Products scented with citrus, eucalyptus, or mint will give you a surge of energy and help clear your mind. Here are a few to try out: Citrus: St. […]