Monday April 21st 2014

Tagged: makeup

The best bargain beauty buys: red lipstick

The best bargain beauty buys: red lipstick
April 14, 2014

Are you always on the hunt for that perfect red lipstick? We found the best one in our latest reader-tested beauty series!

Try this easy make-up trend today

Try this easy make-up trend today
April 01, 2014

Here’s an easy tutorial on how to get the most talked about look from the spring runways. All you need is baby powder and red lipstick.

The best bargain beauty buys: pink lipsticks

The best bargain beauty buys: pink lipsticks
March 06, 2014

And we’re back with another bargain beauty series! Our tester today is FFF reader Sarah who chronicled a week of pink pouts. Check it out!

The best bargain beauty buys: black eyeliners

The best bargain beauty buys: black eyeliners
February 20, 2014

Today is the first of our new “Bargain Beauty” series where I ask a reader to take products for a test drive. First up is Veronica, who tested black eyeliners (and found us a new favorite).

A ukulele musician on Middle Street

A ukulele musician on Middle Street
October 03, 2013

I often get asked what makes me want to stop someone and take their photo. It usually comes down to seeing someone that I want to strike up a conversation with. And spotting someone with a ukulele doesn’t hurt either.

The great (beauty) closet clean out

The great (beauty) closet clean out
July 22, 2013

We’ve talked about purging our closets before, but you know what I hoard more than clothing? Beauty products. Hairspray, eyeshadows and nail polish abound in a tiny space in my even tinier bathroom. Here’s the “before” and “after” of a major closet overhaul.

The average woman will spend $4,000 in her lifetime on mascara

The average woman will spend $4,000 in her lifetime on mascara
April 13, 2013

I read this insanely interesting article over on Mint.com’s blog about how much women spend on cosmetics. I consider myself to be pretty low-maintenance. A swipe of mascara, a little blush, concealer should a pimple pop up. But if you’re a major make-up junkie, you’ll probably spend $15,000 on make-up in your lifetime. Before you faint, here are some ways to save.

Spotted in the Street: Bonjour, Mademoiselle

Spotted in the Street: Bonjour, Mademoiselle
February 07, 2013

There’s a reason why American women are obsessed with French women. They look effortlessly chic. They always have great haircuts. They have style built into their DNA. They have that certain je ne sais quoi! So it was no surprise that this Freeport resident, a teacher at L’Ecole Francaise du Maine, hails from France. Major girl crush ahead.

10 under $10: local gift ideas for her

10 under $10: local gift ideas for her
December 11, 2012

Whether you’re on the hunt for some stocking stuffers, a crowd-pleasing yankee swap item or you’re just shopping on a strict budget, it’s still possible to shop small. After checking out the local talent this past weekend at MECA, Picnic and doing some digging on my own, I’ve found 10 great gift ideas for the ladies on your list, all for under $10.