Posts tagged "summer"

Will You Try These 5 Nail Trends This Summer?

If there was ever a time to indulge in manicures and pedicures, it would be for the long, hot days of summer. Gloves and closed toed shoes are no longer necessary pieces of attire, which means fingers and toes are out on display for the world to see. But while this added effort may seem…

By: Bianca Posterli / June 16, 2010

Quick Tip: Use Self-Tanner On Stretch Marks

As you’re all well aware, it’s swimsuit season. We’re half happy not to have to wear much clothing when it’s about 90 degrees out, but also half annoyed at ourselves for how self-conscious we sometimes get about the jiggly bits. We’ve all got them, but sometimes the little flaws feel more daunting than they reasonably…

By: Lily Q / June 16, 2010

Your Favorite Summer Songs, All In One

A while back, we asked you to pick your favorite summer song, but now we have a better solution. Listen to all of them at one time! And it doesn’t even require multiple sound systems and ear drum damage. DJ Earworm was nice enough to blend some of the best summer-ready jams into one…

By: Kelli Bender / June 8, 2010

How To Find Your Summer Song Of 2010

If you’re still having trouble deciding what your summer song is going to be this year (I’m going with a song called “Moves” by The New Pornographers), there’s this cool quiz on BuzzFeed that can help you figure it out. Of course, if you don’t neatly fit a specific stereotype, it may be a little…

By: Wendy Atterberry / June 8, 2010

900 People Lip Dub “Hey, Soul Sister”

It’s Friday! It’s summer (well, technically not quite yet, but it feels like it here in the Northeast)! Here’s a peppy mass lip dub to get you in a cheery weekend mood. [via BuzzFeed]…

By: Wendy Atterberry / June 4, 2010

10 Places To Have Sex Outdoors This Summer

There are many, many things to love about summer — iced coffee, al fresco dining, going to the beach, another season of “Big Brother” on CBS — not the least of which is having sex in the great outdoors. When the weather is warm and your hormones are all fired up, here are 10 place…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 1, 2010

Sunburn Horror Stories: Don’t Be A Bright Red, Blister-Covered Cautionary Tale

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…

By: Lily Q / May 19, 2010

Where Do You Spend Your Summer Vacations?

The other day Leo asked us Frisky staffers a question about where we spend our summer vacations, which got me reminiscing about summers past and daydreaming of my upcoming trips. I grew up overseas (my parents were/are educators at schools on U.S. military bases), and my family spent summers at my maternal grandparents’ house i…

By: Wendy Atterberry / May 14, 2010

Lady Mag Lesson #1: How To Prep For Bikini Season

You know what my favorite thing is about lady mags, besides the occasionally thought-provoking features, perfume samplers, and usually off-the-mark horoscopes? All that unsolicited advice! We already put together our list of tips for those of you who kinda, sorta want to de-bloat in time for beer-drinking-on-the-beach-season, but, seriously, zomg!!!!! Don’t forget that mea…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 12, 2010

Style 911: How Do I Accessorize Summer Clothes For Spring?

It’s pretty warm out these days and I kind of want to wear my summer wardrobe. Is it too early? Every time I see girls dressed head to toe for summer in early April I can’t help but think it looks a little dumb.–Nina

The weather in New York right now is frickin’ gorgeous.

By: Lily Q / April 6, 2010

Sneak Peek: Holy Summer Shopping At Topshop

The nails, the maxi-dresses, those floral platform shoes, oh my! Nothing gets us in the mood to shop like a behind-the-scenes-at-a-photo-shoot video. Drool. [Topshop]…

By: Erin Flaherty / April 6, 2010

10 Ways To Get Bikini-Ready (For Us Non-Celebs, That Is)

It’s that annoying time of year when celebs start “flaunting their bikini bods” and we get sick with envy over the kind of physique a team of personal trainers/dieticians/beauticians/stylists can get you. So fine, we’ll do it the hard way. After the jump, 10 ways you can get it together yourself. Because, let’s face it,…

By: Erin Flaherty / April 5, 2010

Why People Look So Good When The Weather Gets Great

After record rainfall here in the Northeast this month, New Yorkers are looking forward to what promises to be a fantastic weekend — full sun and temps in the 70s! One of the best things about this time of year is planning cute outfits to wear — your legs! you can finally show your legs!

By: Wendy Atterberry / March 31, 2010

The Frisky’s Songs Of Summer Playlist

Can you believe it’s already September?! Here in NYC fall feels so close we can almost hear leaves crunching under our feet on our walk to work. But before we pack up our sundresses and sandals, let’s celebrate the summer that was with a kick-ass playlist, shall we? Last week, New York magazine’s culture blog,…

By: Wendy Atterberry / September 1, 2009

Summer Is Bad For Women’s Health

Damn, it seems like us gals just can’t catch a break! First we found out about summer on-set depression. Now a bunch of new studies are saying that summer is hazardous to women’s health in other ways. And I mean, legitimately dangerous. Sorry to be a downer, but researchers have linked the sunny season to…

By: Nikki Dowling / July 31, 2009

The Inspiration Board: Feeling Summer Much?

It’s hard to look all darling when you’re freaking baking inside a worrisomely hot car and not say, chillaxin’ in the breezy Bahamas. Somehow, our style icon-o-the-day, indie fashion maven Zooey Deschanel, makes toasty weather chic look easy and reminds us of cotton candy, photo booths, lounge chairs, and that sweet, sweet patio water mister…

By: Deborah Findling / July 7, 2009

Don’t Look Like A Hot Mess This Summer

As the humidity and temperature spike, so do our chances of heat-induced fashion problems. Every time I step onto a bus or subway or slide into a steaming car, my body sticks to the plastic on the seat and my clothes cling to my legs, delivering me to my destination stinky, clammy and busted-looking. But,…

By: Ali Jawin / July 5, 2009

Summer Drinks To Sip By The Pool

After spending about six months in London one thing was clear, the go to summer drink was Pimm’s and Lemonade whether you were at the boat races or the beach. Here are just a few of my favorite summer cocktail concoctions for the perfect lazy summer afternoon.

Pimm’s & Lemonade

Best for: Watching…

By: Deborah Findling / July 3, 2009

The Pale Girl’s Guide To Summer Travel

I am not a vampire, though my reactions to the sun might make you think otherwise. Tragically, I have a mild allergy to the sun, so beach holidays aren’t really my thing. I tried to fight the fates for a while and burned and blistered my way through the Caribbean and Miami. But after my…

By: Ali Jawin / June 27, 2009