If you're the parent of a teenager, you're probably well aware that it's prom season.
As a gal on a budget, there are few things more infuriating than the dreaded "pink tax." What's the pink tax, you ask? Well next time you're at the drugstore, try comparing the prices of products that are marketed towards women with products for men. Nine times out of ten, the pink ladystuff is going to be more expensive, even if the ingredients or function of the thing is EXACTLY THE SAME.
Since the day I first raided my mother's makeup bag at age 12, I've been obsessed with the stuff. The idea that I could change the way I looked depending on the occasion and my mood was a revelation, and I quickly amassed a vast collection of colorful cosmetics.
Congratulations! You're engaged! The easy part is over--you found someone to spend the rest of your life with--now you have just few short months to plan a wedding, and perhaps most importantly, find a dress that makes you look like the queen you are without bankrupting yourself.
Today is National Wear Red Day, and we've decided to go red when we can today to help Go Red for Women and the American Heart Association raise awareness of heart disease in women.
Winter certainly has its charms, but it really does a number on my beauty routine. As much as I appreciate picturesque snowfalls and any excuse to expand my collection of snappy wool coats, my cracked lizard skin, chapped lips and dry hair aren't fun to deal with day in and day out.
Well, it finally happened. After a lackluster start to the season, Old Man Winter upped his game last week, sending out a negative windchill and piles of snow to unprepared citizens across the nation.
It goes without saying, but the holiday season can get expensive. I'm not just talking about the money you have to shell out on thoughtful presents and groceries that somehow disappear the moment your family walks through the door, I'm talking about the events.