Beauty & Fashion

7 DIY Projects for a Picture-Perfect Prom

Prom season has arrived, and as we've mentioned before, if you're not careful, this night to remember can get more than a little bit pricey. With the average American family spending upwards of $978 on prom in 2014, you might be looking for ways to cut corners this year without sacrificing style. Here are our DIY suggestions. 

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5 DIY Projects That Don't Save You Money

DIY can be a fun way to add a personal touch to your life and save money in the process, but before you drop everything to bust out a Pinterest-perfect project, take a moment to consider your options. 

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5 Must-Have Items for Prom 2015

If you're the parent of a teenager, you're probably well aware that it's prom season.

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4 Things That Cost More for Women than for Men

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. 

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Cheap Swaps & Alternatives to Expensive High-End Makeup Brands

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. 

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How to Buy a Cheap Wedding Dress (Without Getting Ripped Off)

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.

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Why are there so many red deals on Brad's Deals today?

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.

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6 Lip Smackers to Buy Before They're Gone Forever

2/4/15 Update: Great news, '90s kids! Bonne Bell is reporting on their Facebook page that the Lip Smackers brand has been sold to another company and will continue to be sold in the United States. 

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Life-Changing Winter Beauty Hacks for Your Face, Hair & Body

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.

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9 Cheap Alternatives to High-Cost Winter Essentials

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. 

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