There’s something a little twisted about beauty products or treatments involving ultra-gross ingredients. How, exactly, did we conclude It can’t get any worse, might as well try spreading some bird crap on there? In France, women are now especially fond of lotions and creams made with snail slime, which has numerous supposed benefits, like increasing cell regeneration, anti-aging and healing properties, acne improvement, moisturizing and improving elasticity … Keep reading »
Nothing makes a blowout feel a little less indulgent than tying it to a good cause, and Kérastase is here to help a sister out with that. Next Wednesday, participating Kérastase Consultant Salons on the East Coast will trade you a hair treatment and blowout for a $10 donation to Locks of Love, a non-profit that collects hair donations to make wigs for underprivileged kids suffering from long-term medical hair loss. Live on the West Coast? Your date is June 23. Book your appointment here and get ready to be simultaneously pretty-haired and generous; that’s a combo that looks good on everyone. [Kérastase via Fashion Indie] Keep reading »
As summer ebbs ever closer, they start popping up everywhere. Bright red, wincing, and trying (yet failing) to hide the tell-tale signs with cleverly applied makeup, there’s nothing more depressing than an early summer sunburn victim. Sure, we’ve all been there, but, somehow, we forget the terror of those tan lines and burned bums by the time June rolls around each year. In the interest of jogging your memory and preparing you for a SPF-filled summer, Frisky staff members and friends have valiantly offered up their sunburn horror stories.
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Ashleigh Nankivell is a very funny video artist, animator, and blogger who has a few great projects you may want to check out, although How (Not) to Date Online is my favorite. There, Nankivell regularly offers up really bad advice, tips, and thoughts on dating online. A recent hilarious gem is a sample email one can use to dump someone via email. Keep reading »
I have extremely oily skin that is a curse (I’m always shiny) and a blessing (I won’t wrinkle easily). So for years, I’ve ignored the advice of my dermatologist and beauty professionals who said I should moisturize despite my skin type. Until recently, I hadn’t found a moisturizer that wouldn’t contribute to the oil slick and cause breakouts. I happened upon the L’Oreal Ideal Skin Genesis Complexion Equalizer by chance; someone left it on The Frisky “free table,” an area for discarded books [Anyone want some erotica? -- Editor Amelia] and unused cosmetics. It was kind of fate that the little pink box caught my eye because my skin has been looking a little blotchy lately. After about three weeks of use, it’s helping to even out my skin tone. Keep reading »