With the changing of the seasons comes new fashion dos and don'ts, along with an entirely new class of trends. For some women, this is exciting, but for many, it's a cumbersome part of being female. Regardless of your fashion feelings, we've culled together a list of some of this year's latest nail color options. Have at it.
Most of us take better care of our cars than our bodies. We'll dutifully head to the mechanic when the service light comes on, yet we'll postpone a check-up with our general physician for no good reason. What is it about the basic stuff that eludes us? Contributor Frances Grove delves deeper.
Frances Grove spent Love Your Body Day on a diet and she's not apologizing for it. She used self-care, self-respect and -- most of all -- self-love to keep herself fed but not overfed. Click on to read more about how Frances figured out how to balance fitting into her skinny jeans without obsessing over fitting in.
We've all got 'em, and we all hate 'em. But fear not, ladies. While there's no permanent cure for stretch marks outside the plastic surgeon's office, there are a lot of things you can do to minimize them. And our skincare expert Beautasia has some great advice on the subject.
You're tired and your feet hurt from wandering aimlessly, armed only with the vague intention to buy some warm clothes. It's too easy to give up and go home, overwhelmed by all the options. Rather than rely on the above scenario to build the best winter wardrobe for your money, let Frances Grove help you out.
It's said that growing older is a privilege, but it doesn't always feel that way, especially when the dent in your forehead begins to rival the one in the back bumper of your car. (Are parking lots designed to thwart us?) In this installment, Beautasia tackles that scandalous five-letter word: Botox.
Got lashes? Staffer Melissa Henderson didn't, so she set off to forage for some. What she discovered was the intriguing world of lash extensions. Surprisingly, she did not return looking like a drag queen (not that we have anything against drag queens -- it's just not the best look for her.) Read on for the whats, wheres, hows and more.
We've all got our addictions; that habit we just can't kick. Frances Grove certainly does, and she gets her fix at the drugstore. No, it's not a jones for Percocet that gives her the shakes. She needs the really heavy stuff: John Frieda, Revlon, Sally Hansen, L'Oreal, Roc, CoverGirl. You get the picture.
Our plucky staffer Melissa Henderson risked salon savagery, potential scalp injury and the inevitability of us all laughing at her by going and getting herself a Weave -- just so you don't have to. (Fine. So we don't.) Read on for details of her Very Serious investigative journalism.
Skincare superhero Beautasia gives some excellent pointers on dealing with outbreaks of adult acne -- every woman's favorite skin situation. Read our beauty expert's explanation of the causes, treatments and preferred products so you can nip this embarrassing issue in the bud.
When it comes to beauty, a good bargain can seem like a sketchy deal. But with the help of Constant Chatter contributor Frances Grove, we've learned how to boost hair color without breaking the bank. Looking good shouldn't cost an arm and a leg -- plus, that wouldn't look so good, now would it?