Dear Nicholas Money, AKA The Fungus Guy Who Was Recently Profiled By NPR,
My parents used to run with a pretty wild crowd of biologists, all of whom were passionate about their subjects, but it seems the botanists were especially zealous. In fact, one of their friends legally changed his last name to… READ MORE »
Mini dresses have been trendy for the past few seasons, but the truth is hemlines have been steadily rising for years. These days leggings are pants and shirts are dresses and it’s all very confusing. That’s where our new feature, “Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha,” comes in. Here we will document the most egregious offenders, from… READ MORE »
We’ve been talking about cute headbands recently and how much they can add to an outfit. This braided chain headband? Not so much. It looks less like a unique accessory and more like a scalping gone awry. I like it when people say “Cute headband,” not “Oh my god are you bleeding?” Awkward. [Jane Tran… READ MORE »
Confession: I am pretty obsessed with Craigslist’s Missed Connections. It is my life goal to find one dedicated to me, and therefore I check them every day — so far, to no avail. After some deep contemplation, I’ve decided that the way I live my life is not necessarily conducive to the mysterious and sexy… READ MORE »
Dear Thinspiration Blogs,
At first I didn’t really understand you. I mean, I’d heard of the “pro-ana” blogs that lurked in dark corners of the internet, encouraging starvation and promoting anorexia. But thinspiration blogs are more mainstream. You show up on the Pinterest homepage in the form of “diet plans” that allow nothing… READ MORE »
Sometimes I’m not sure if blush gets enough credit as the miracle worker of the makeup drawer, because seriously: adding a little color to your cheeks can make you look healthy when you’re sick, awake when you’re tired, and sunkissed when you’re still mucking through the dead of winter. One emerging blush trend that I’m… READ MORE »
Between videos of tiny monkeys twirling umbrellas, pictures of baby pandas, and the recent headline that scientists have discovered “Hasselhoff Crabs” in Antarctica, it’s obvious that our world is full of weirdly awesome animals. How could we not yearn to keep some as inappropriate pets? Here is a roundup of the strange and adorable animals… READ MORE »
As a freelance writer, I’ve worked in offices, cubicles, coffeeshops, and everywhere in between. Starting this week I’ll be writing full-time for The Frisky (yay!) [Double yay! — Editor], which means I’m back to working from home, and I’m excited to update my office space. Wherever you spend your workday, here are 6 simple ways… READ MORE »
As a lifelong fan of black and blue, I was delighted to see “Downton Abbey”‘s Elizabeth McGovern rocking the combination at Sunday’sGolden Globes. (My favorite colors on one of my favorite actresses from one of my favorite shows? Life dream status.) As you can see, the combination is simple and dramatic, and it looks just… READ MORE »
Alright, we’ve discussed Golden Globes gowns, boobs, and confusing shoe choices. Now it’s time to talk hair. This year’s ceremony showcased a wide variety of styles ranging from tousled waves to intricate updos. We chose 5 red carpet trends that are not only gorgeous, but easy enough to recreate without a team of stylists. Read… READ MORE »
Michelle Williams made our Best Dressed List in a long-sleeved Jason Wu gown, simple makeup, and her signature pixie cut. Our favorite detail? That gorgeous retro headband. We rounded up some similar styles that will add a little sparkle to any outfit. Click through to check ‘em out! … READ MORE »
If you’re one of the 24 million people who have purchased shoes from Zappos.com recently, this email might have popped up in your inbox over the weekend:
We are writing to let you know that there may have been illegal and unauthorized access to some of your customer account information on Zappos.com, including one… READ MORE »
Dianna Agron’s breathtakingly intricate red lace dress was one of my favorite looks at the Golden Globes. Surprisingly, it was also one of the most wearable trends (as opposed to, say, Angelina Jolie’s skintight white satin gown, which makes me break out in cellulite just thinking about it) to show up on the red carpet… READ MORE »
Model: Wooohoo I love rollerskating down the boardwalk in my boardwalk romper!
Me: That does look kind of fun.
Model: And it’s only $108! Everyone should get a boardwalk romper!
Me: Well, I’m not sure about that.
Model: What’s not to love? It’s jersey! It’s carefree! … READ MORE »
Shoulder-length hair is flattering and easy to maintain, but it can be a bit of a tricky length, style-wise. Intricate updos require longer hair, while short styles don’t utilize the hair you’ve got. Still, there’s no need to resign yourself to a lifetime of wash-and-go. Click through for five super cute (and most importantly, super… READ MORE »
This hilarious (and painfully accurate) video reimagines Photoshop as a beauty product that can erase acne, whiten teeth, make you skinny, and even change your race. Over a pulsing techno track, models pose and flip their hair while the narrator explains “Just one application of photoshop can give you results so dramatic they’re almost unrealistic.” READ MORE »
If you’re a photography enthusiast you might know that the daguerreotype was the first widely used photographic process, invented in 1839. If you’re a cute boy enthusiast you should probably know that the Tumblr blog “My Daguerreotype Boyfriend” documents some of the hottest dudes ever captured on copper plates. With substantial mutton chops and swagger,… READ MORE »
We’re celebrating New Year, New You month here at The Frisky, and we’d like to propose a simple, fun goal for 2012: let’s all be a bit more fabulous. Let’s bring out our inner diva. Let’s throw a fake fur vest over our jeans and T-shirts. Let’s have more orgasms. Let’s walk into coffee shops… READ MORE »