Got a lemon of a self-tanner on your hands? It turns out an actual lemon (as in, from the grocery store) can help.
Read on for that and other self tanner correction tips we got from the best bronzing experts out there–and never walk outside looking like an Oompa Loompa ever again!
Can a cream on your thighs do the same thing as a good long run? Beauty brands have come up with a new way to give you the best of both worlds.
Anyway, January is the most depressing month of the year (or at least one of the coldest), so why not hop into the tub and soak for a bit? And because it is Bubble Bath Day, you should have the nicest possible soap on hand to celebrate.
Here are 15 options to get you nice and sudsy.
Whether you’re shopping for you mom, dad, brother/boyfriend/best guy friend, your bff or (let’s be honest) yourself, we’ve found the absolute perfect gifts for under $300. Click through to see our picks. And stay tuned for gift guides under $100 and $50!
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Brown Thursday–all the sales days associated with Thanksgiving are starting to blend together into one big giant shopping-fest. It feels like the anxiety of getting the best deals has replaced the anxiety of roasting the perfect bird (and having to chat with your drunk uncle).
Don’t worry–we’re here to help.
There’s been a lot of attention lately on the sexualization of children (remember Thylane Blondeau and lingerie for four-year-olds?), and now the beauty industry is under some scrutiny. We already know that a little girl can get a spray tan, but she can now apparently get a bikini wax at the age of 11. Yesterday Good Morning America (you can watch the segment on Jezebel) did a piece about beauty treatments for girls, and we were pretty surprised by the services salons (and parents) were willing to perform on kids as young as 11. We’re not talking about a pretty hairdo or a manicure here–although those are offered for one-year-olds! We’re talking about bikini waxes for girls who are barely pubertal.
The waxing seemed the most egregious to us, so we decided to poke around a bit to see if there really is a demand for waxing services for girls. We were pretty surprised by some of the things we discovered.
Beloved spa beauty brand Bliss is 15 years old this year. (That’s about the same age as Tavi, in case you were wondering.) Marcia Kilgore founded the brand back in 1996, and essentially changed the way we think about the spa experience forever. Although Kilgore sold Bliss back in 1999 (it’s been owned by LVMH, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and was acquired by Steiner Leisure last year), the brand has thrived and managed to keep its image as one of the coolest, most non-intimidating spas out there.
Times have changed drastically since 1996 (for example, Friends was on the air and Botulinim toxin was still something that could kill you), and while the Bliss girl character and her cleverly-named products are still *ahem* blissfully familiar, a lot has changed in the industry. We had an email chat with Wendy Allred, Bliss’ Director of Training & Education, about the brand, how things have changed in the spa world in the last 15 years, and the must-follow skin care advice she has for women of all ages.
Deal: 40% off samples and stock from the spring 2011 collection, as well as older pieces
When/Where: Monday, May 16 through Monday, May 23. Mon—Sat noon—8pm, Sun noon—7pm. 132 Ludlow St between Rivington and Stanton Sts (646-524-5127)
Ends: Monday, 23 May 2011
Deal: Deals on Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, Armani Collezioni, and Armani Jeans
When/Where: Saturday, May 14 through Wednesday, May 18. Sat—Sun 9:30am—6:30pm, Mon—Tues 9:30am—7:30pm, Weds 9:30am—5:30pm. Soiffer Haskin, 317 W. 33rd St between Eighth and Ninth Aves (718-747-1656)
Ends: Wednesday, 18 May 2011
We love our moms—and we’re sure you do, too!—that’s why we’ve put together a list of our favorite Mother’s Day gifts.
Some are pricey, some less so, but all are thoughtful, exciting presents that’ll make your mom a heck of a lot happier than a box of chocolates.
Click through to see our picks. We hope you feel inspired!
During New York Fashion Week, I spent an absurd amount of time paying attention to nail polish, like CND’s five shades of “greige” for Marc Jacobs, each one mixed from five other shades. Watching the girls get their nails done backstage was a marathon. They’d go through five manicures a day, and not have to Read more →
Tuesday’s launch of Armani’s first beauty line for men has us thinking – who buys this stuff? It’s been our experience (ahem), that men tend to just borrow their girlfriends’ products, often times a surreptitious act while in the shower. But we keep reading about beauty lines intended specifically for men, especially by non-drugstore companies. Read more →