Archive: Mar 2012

Burger King Unveils The Latest Trend In Eye Makeup

Check out this hamburger eyeshadow look from a Burger King ad that ran in the Netherlands. Is it just me or is it … kinda pretty? I love the brown shade of the bun and those bright green eyelashes. Totally hoping this becomes a spring beauty trend. [Buzzfeed]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 31, 2012

This 86-Year-Old Gymnast Makes Me Feel Lame

Johanna Quaas is 86 years old and still doing cartwheels. The German gymnast wowed at the 2012 Cottbus World Cup with this impressive floor routine. She also competed on parallel bars. OK, I feel lame. First of all, she looks amazing in her leotard. Second of all, SHE’S FREAKING 86 YEARS OLD. I’m going to…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 31, 2012

Beauty Test Drive: Kiehl’s Superbly Efficient Anti-Perspirant & Deodorant Cream

Let’s begin with a disclaimer: this is less of a Beauty Test Drive and more of a Beauty Necessity for me, but I want to share it. This Kiehl’s deodorant and I have never been separated, not once, since I first started using it, like, six years ago. It’s my must-have, my holy grail, and…

By: Rachel Krause / March 31, 2012

Shopping Guide: 11 Denim And Chambray Dresses, Skirts & Tops

Can a gal ever have too much chambray and denim? I think not, especially since the fabrics are used for much more than jackets, jeans, and shorts! Behold these 11 spring-appropriate denim and chambray dresses, skirts, and blouses!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 31, 2012

17 Things Every Woman Should Know How To Do In Her Own Home

As we wrap up Every Woman Needs month here at The Frisky, let’s talk about some of the most basic — and often overlooked — things every woman needs to be able to do in her own space. Whether you live in a teeny tiny apartment or a sprawling estate; coupled or single, here i…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 31, 2012

Style Stealer: Rose Byrne’s Classic French Chic

Okay, seriously, who is Rose Byrne’s stylist? This is not the first time we’ve strived to steal the clothes right off her back, and it’s easy to see why: her casual looks have a classic, Parisian vibe, making Rose the ultimate cool-girl style crush. This outfit, while erring on the more conservative side, is perfectly…

By: Rachel Krause / March 31, 2012

Weekend Project: Travel Map Bulletin Board

This project was originally created by a mom who wanted to help her young daughter learn geography and keep track of the places she’d been, but I think it would work just as well for adults looking for a whimsical way to chart their travels and plan upcoming adventures. You can choose your own colors,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 31, 2012

Newspaper Fires Writer Sarah Tressler Because She Also Worked As A Stripper

A Texas newspaper has fired staff reporter Sarah Tressler after she was exposed — by a competing paper, natch — as a stripper. Tressler, who has a bachelor’s and master’s degree, worked as a society reporter for the Houston Chronicle and taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston. But for eight years,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 31, 2012

Evening Quickies: Nice Mustache, Christy Turlington

Christy Turlington is sporting a mustache on the May 2012 cover of Tatler, a British gossip ragAlas, it’s only drawn-on with a makeup pencil, but we still think Christy’s ‘stache looks badass. [NYMag.com]
Cocaine was found in Whitney Houston’s hotel room after she died, TMZ has learned. Houston’s official cause of death has

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 30, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Abortion Clinic Landlord Gets Revenge On Harassing Protestors

The landlord of an abortion clinic in Germantown, Maryland, is getting back at anti-abortion protesters who make harassing phone calls to him at home by taking down the phone numbers and distributing lists of them to pro-choice protesters who call these people back. According to the Washington Post, 3,000 people have volunteered to make calls,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 30, 2012

Eco-Otome Is A Device That Conceals Pooping Noises

Have I mentioned that I have a mild phobia of public restrooms? I believe I have. I’m not scared of them per se, it’s just that I want to be alone when I go to the bathroom. Why should I be forced to share? It’s not cool. Since my single bathroom utopia is hard to…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 30, 2012

March 30: What Are We Wearing Today?

Happy Friday, y’all. We have an extra special guest in today’s What Are We Wearing — a real, live boy! They are so rare around these parts, we couldn’t resist documenting it. Click on to see what we’re wearing today — and have a fabulous weekend!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 30, 2012

The Real March Madness, Round Two: Arizona Vs. Courtney Robertson

After Round One of our Real March Madness competition, Courtney Robertson’s man-ipulating ways stole Phaedra Parks’ relatively harmless thunder. Meanwhile, Arizona’s desire to allow doctors to lie to pregnant women about fetal birth defects trumped Virginia, with their fetal personhood and transvaginal ultrasound bills. At the end of the day, which is the crazier threat?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 30, 2012

We Did This: There Will Be A “Twins” Sequel

Look, I can’t say for sure that Hollywood’s heavy-hitters were inspired by my and Amelia’s “Twinsing” post.  But I will say that it seems like a bit more than just a coincidence that mere weeks after we attempted to ignite a photo trend in “Twinsing,” it was announced that Danny Devito, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Eddie…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 30, 2012

10 Ways To Celebrate Celine Dion’s Birthday

Did you know that today’s a holiday? A holiday more important and sacred than Christmas and Halloween and Easter and National Corndog Day combined? It’s Celine Dion’s birthday! Wondering how to celebrate? Here are 10 ways to pay homage to the greatest singer and human being this world has ever known…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 30, 2012

Whoa, Check Out “Texas Observer”‘s Provocative Cover On Anti-Abortion Politics

Tell us what you really think, Texas Observer. This is the magazine’s April 2012 cover: a provocative rebuke to Texas’ forced ultrasound law for women seeking an abortion and just who (faceless, white males) is behind it. I think it’s incredible. Thoughts? [TexasObserver.org]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 30, 2012

Lena Dunham On The Debt “Girls” Owes To “Sex And The City”

“‘Sex and the City’ [is] not necessarily an influence on the show, but it’s an influence on the girls in the show and we know the show couldn’t exist without it because these girls wouldn’t exist without it. They wouldn’t have necessarily had the drive to move to New York and try to live thi…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 30, 2012

30 Ways “The Bachelor” Can Diversify

After watching Ben Flajnik flip his hair and stare off into the distance for an entire season, we are desperate to see something different on “The Bachelor.” We have been desperate for a good “Bachelor” since Charlie O’Connell. And that was like four seasons ago. And he wasn’t even that great. It’s about time that…

Be My Boyfriend: Drunk Guy Who Sang “Bohemian Rhapsody” In The Back Of The Cop Car

Dear Robert Wilkinson (aka drunk guy who sang “Bohemian Rhapsody” to a cop),

Hello. Nice to meet you. Queen is also my favorite band, although I prefer “Fat Bottomed Girls” or “Somebody to Love.” Sometimes when the world feels overwhelming and I don’t know what to do, I sing Queen. There’s something soothing…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 30, 2012

The New Sex Goddess: Slutever Teaches “Dating 101″

Karley Sciortino is the lady behind the hilarious sex blog Slutever — and now she’s the new face of Vice’s sex vlog. In her debut episode, she attempts to uncover the secrets of successful dating by asking a few “experts” — including her mom, a love expert, a gay prostitute and a neuro-scientist. This isn’t necessarily…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 30, 2012
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