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Beauty Test Drive: Curel Itch Defense Lotion

I was cursed with dry skin. When I was younger, I could literally write on my legs because they were so ashy. And as I’ve aged, I’ve developed a slight case of eczema. After years of trying every lotion I could find, I finally developed a regimen that kept my skin moisturized for a day, at best. After showering, I’d apply baby oil while my skin was still wet and then lotion after my skin was dry. But this regimen gets hot in the summer. Fortunately, I discovered Curel Itch Defense Lotion, which not only prevents itchy, dry skin, but also soothes eczema. Keep reading »

Ask The Man Panel: “Hoth Fashion At Its Finest”

Free People is selling these post-apocalyptic-style platforms for $198. A little steep, sure, but I’m kind of taken with them — I love crazy footwear and would totally wear these with black tights and a summer dress. Wondering what guys think about strange shoes? Read on for reactions from our awesome Man Panel… Keep reading »

These Pillow Shams Are Just Dandy

It’s a bit of a girly cliche to have a ton of throw pillows everywhere, but let’s face it, they make your couch or bed look more cozily catalog-like. Plus, if you don’t have the bones to drop on a total makeover, switching up the linens and pillow covers is a great way to a give a room a subtle new look without spending a lot of dough. And maybe if you blow on one of these dandelion pillow shams and wish really hard, your fairy godmother will grant you a raise?

[$24.99 West Elm]

What I Almost Did For A New Pair Of Shoes

I have a shoe problem. I admit this. I inherited it from my mother, who hits the Macy’s shoe department as if it’s the bread aisle at Safeway the day before a tornado. So nine months ago, when I saw the Julian Louie for Aldo collaboration on the runway during New York fashion week, I kind of had a freak out. I watched and waited, and then, okay, I kind of forgot about them. And so I was devastated when I found out the first run of the fairly affordable ikat-print shoes ($125 a pair) were sold out. Keep reading »

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Never Lose Another Pen

I live in constant fear that one day I will open a kitchen drawer or a hall closet and every pencil, pen, and bobby pin I’ve ever lost will come tumbling out and I will die, because you guys, I lose a staggering number of writing utensils and bobby pins every day. For example, yesterday I very mindfully placed 3 new pens and 5 bobby pins in my purse. Today there are none. While I can’t say for sure that keeping a zippered pencil pouch in my purse would help remedy this problem, at the very least it would be cute. [$10.50, Madame Cupcake] Keep reading »

Behold, “Twin Peaks” Nail Art

Never in my life did I think the words “David Lynch” and “nail polish” would end up in the same post, but there you go: here we’ve got some “Twin Peaks” nail art. Whatever screwed up, Lynch-ian things you choose to do with these nails is your business. [Flavorwire] Keep reading »

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