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It’s One Thing To Eat Play-Doh, It’s Another To Smell Like Play-Doh

I have never really been into cologne. They all more or less smell the same to me, i.e. "ugh, way too much cologne." That being said, my blase reaction to cologne is probably partially due to the fact that I have yet to run into a dude wearing a cologne by Demeter. Calling Demeter's scent…

By: Ali Jawin / June 10, 2009

Magic Copper Pillow Gets Rid Of Wrinkles!…Possibly

Usually, when I write about a beauty product I know whether I am hailing it as the greatest thing since sliced bread or as a WTF? With the copper-infused pillow cover, well, I just don't know. Apparently you can get rid of wrinkles, fine lines and crow's feet by sleeping on a copper-threaded pillow. According…

By: Ali Jawin / June 9, 2009

Look Like A Swan With The Neck Stretcher

In a beauty world where you can change the color of your hair, the size of your breasts, and even the length of your nose, why should those with earlobes that chafe their shoulders have to suffer? Well they don't anymore with my latest beauty find: The Neck Stretcher.

By: Ali Jawin / June 9, 2009

Get A Thinner, Longer Nose With The HanaHana Nose Stretcher

The HanaHana Nose Stretcher is not for the beauty faint of heart. I always thought that Brazilian bikini waxes and Botox were marks of the beauty brave, but there needs to be a whole new category for those who try the HanaHana Nose Stretcher. This Japanese nose stretcher (does anyone else think this sounds like…

By: Ali Jawin / June 8, 2009

“Bad-Ass Of The Week” Website Picks Actual Bad-Asses

I was slightly confused when my boyfriend started going on about the bad-ass of the week. I nodded dumbly figuring he was just speaking in boy-talk. But oh no, the continued references to the bad-ass continued so I finally decided to translate his statements into normal human speech. It turns out that he was actually…

By: Ali Jawin / June 7, 2009

It’s My Divorce Party And I Will Wear A Wedding Dress If I Want To

Not to rain on our own bridal bonanza parade, but not all marriages end happily ever after. While there is no "right" way to handle a divorce, Brit Jo Wallace can't be accused of moping. Rather than skulk around her house after her three-year marriage ended, Jo threw a divorce party. Sure a divorce party…

By: Ali Jawin / June 6, 2009

Seven Tips For Going To A Wedding Without Blowing Your Entire Bank Account

It's easy to be cynical about attending a wedding, and unfortunately the recession has only made it easier to begrudge those who bask in true love's light and make us schlep out to some random country club in the middle of nowhere. I actually love weddings, but celebrating the chubby-cheeked cupid is expensive. The outfits,…

By: Ali Jawin / June 5, 2009

Facelifts, Highlights, And Other Beauty Treatments You Shouldn’t Skimp On

Times are tough and women are looking for ways to cut back. We at The Frisky are determined to bring you the best budget beauty out there, but we are also not going to lie to you: some things you just can't skimp on. You may never notice the difference between a CoverGirl and a…

By: Ali Jawin / June 4, 2009

Weirdest Way To Get Rid Of Wrinkles: The Face Trainer

Do you want to get rid of wrinkles while simultaneously looking like a NASA astronaut? If you answered yes, then we have the product for you! Introducing "The Face Trainer," is a mask-helmet that you put over your whole head which creates resistance so when you move your facial muscles or make an expression, you…

By: Ali Jawin / June 4, 2009

Paint Your Own Boobies With “My Beautiful Breasts Body Sculpting Kit”

Throughout the ages women have gone to great pains to get showstopping and eye-dropping cleavage. The corset was rough, stuffed-toilet paper bras were prone to discovery and the push-up bra is just a bit too obvious. According to the peeps from My Beautiful Breasts, however, your cleavage woes are over. This kit ain't just your…

By: Ali Jawin / June 4, 2009

Working Girl: How To Stay Sexy At The Office

Unless you are lucky enough to work at The Frisky, chances are, you have to tone down the fashion factor for your work wardrobe. Sadly corporate culture condemns otherwise stylish girls to hide their individual look and makes them and conform to Dr. Evil-esque suits. What is an adventuress girl stuck in a boring suit…

By: Ali Jawin / May 30, 2009

Kelly Rowland Is No Heidi Klum

We are all going through major "Project Runway" withdrawal now that the show has been moved to Lifetime. Every episode of the thrown-together Bravo knock-off "The Fashion Show" is equivalent to a so-so episode of "Runway," but the real nostalgia comes from the longing for "Runway"'s host Heidi Klum. Here are the top four reaso…

By: Ali Jawin / May 29, 2009

Weird And Wacky Ways To Get Your Daily SPF

I know that you know that you are supposed to wear sunscreen, and yet, I have the sneaking suspicion that you occasionally "forget" the SPF. I am going to skip the lecture because you have already heard it and from better authorities than me. But I am going to tell you about four fun and…

By: Ali Jawin / May 27, 2009

Quirky Summer PJs

Summer is on its way now, so out with the flannels and in with pjs that have more sex appeal! These pink flamingo bottoms by C & C California are perhaps not sizzling hot, which is why I will leave it to you to decide what goes on top...if anything at all. [$32, C…

By: Ali Jawin / May 26, 2009

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