Wedding Wednesday | DIY ‘Be My Bridesmaid’ Boxes

Much like sweets tables, personalized hangers, and mason jar everything, bridesmaid boxes appear to be a wedding trend created for and blown up by Pinterest. The rest of the interest has porn and cat videos, but Pinterest has compulsively re-pinned images of “easy” bridal tutorials and other nuptial-related must-haves you should “pin now, read later.” I … Read more

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Tales of Great Sales | The Free Rebecca Minkoff Dress

A long time ago, at a garage sale far away, I bought a worn-once, still-in-the-box pair of Doc Martins for $2 from a yuppie who said she could never charge more for shoes that had ever held someone else’s feet. I negotiated several thousand off the price of my car. My cat was on clearance … Read more

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Ta Ta, Oil! | Shine Control Primer

Anyone else see that face wash commercial where the girl takes her smartphone away from her face, only for everyone to freak out over how shiny and gross it is? Was I the only person who initially thought, That doesn’t happen to everyone?! It is icky, but for some of us, shiny and oily skin … Read more

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Birchbox No. 7: Klorane, Marvis, Sumita, COOLA, Pilot

My May Birchbox review is a smidge late because these products took quite a while to review… And I kept forgetting to wear the sunscreen. In this box I found a few new favorites, an eyeliner I can’t master and what I have to imagine is the most hilariously overpriced toothpaste on either side of … Read more

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Birchbox No. 6: Simple, Nexxus, Supergoop!, J. R. Watkins, Caudalie

Are you changing your skincare and beauty routine this season? I always think I’ll switch to spring and summer products, but never do… Until this year, because Birchbox sent me some! Check out these reviews for a few products you should try this season– and see which ones you should skip. Still on the fence? … Read more

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