Posts tagged "tips"

10 Subtle Ways To Make The First Move

Happy Sadie Hawkins Day! Sadly, I never attended any of the Sadie Hawkins dances in high school. Why? I am a complete failure at asking guys out … and I had no game back in high school. But I digress. Anyhow, what I have become a total winner at is dropping subtle hints to let…

Ami Angelowicz / November 5, 2010

What Are Your Must-Haves For Hosting A Great Halloween Party?

Halloween isn’t just a kids’ holiday. Adults can get in the Halloween spirit too by hosting their own adult Halloween party. After the jump, some Halloween party tips. What are your must-haves for a bumpin’ Halloween bash? Please share in the comments.

R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen / October 31, 2010

9 Life Tips I’ll Pass Along To My Kids

Recently, a blogger pal of mine posted a few life tips, or “life hacks” as she calls them, that she’ll pass along to any potential offspring. Her tips included great advice, like, “Never take Tylenol while you’re still drunk,” “Peeing after sex helps prevent UTIs,” and “Never click on the last picture in an U…

Wendy Atterberry / August 24, 2010

5 Cute And Comfy Style Tips For Summer

Consider two simple but sweet words when you’re deciding on your personal summer style: “comfy” and “cute.” Come on now, ladies, do you really want to spend another hot (make that really hot) summer trying to squeeze into a rib-crushing top or balancing atop sky-high heels? If you’re looking for a new romantic interest, me…

Jamie Brown / August 22, 2010

My Two Cents: 5 Ways To Stay Fabulous On A Budget

I admit I’m pretty much a walking gender stereotype — I like shopping, getting pedicures, grabbing drinks with the girls after work, obsessing about my hair, and lusting over other women’s awesome boots. I also hate when models brag about how they can eat anything without gaining an ounce, and I have an unhealthy addictio…

Wendy Atterberry / July 21, 2010

10 Ways To Make A Mature And Classy Exit From A Bad Breakup

Breakups aren’t easy. We know that. That’s why we have the 30-Day Breakup Guide, jumbo bags of Sour Patch Kids, and “True Blood” On Demand. Aside from our guide, there is one thing that many women need to be reminded of. Just because you had a crappy ending to your relationship does not give you…

Carli Alexa Blau / July 20, 2010

10 Ways To Keep From Going Insane In The Heat

I woke up sweating this morning even with the AC blasting in my room. Hooray! It’s 90+ degrees in NYC today! Maybe you have a stronger constitution than I, but this heat does not work for me, especially since I am prone to face sweat. Yuck! I consulted with other Frisky staffers to brainstorm way…

Ami Angelowicz / July 7, 2010

Money 101: How To Start Your Own Small Business

J.K. Rowling was buying groceries on a welfare check until she hit pay dirt with a nerdy pre-teen wizard. Sara Blakely was a sales trainer and stand-up comic before she revolutionized the pantyhose industry with Spanx.

Almost two-thirds of the world’s approximately 1,000 billionaires are rags-to-riches stories. And even Kanye says a little…

Heather Teilhet / June 18, 2010

The Secrets To Making It In Fashion, According To Kelly Cutrone

Even though the first season of her reality TV show is over, Kelly Cutrone is certainly not ready to give up the spotlight. She decided to create her own YouTube channel, and now she’s dishing out her expensive and sage advice. As the director of a highly successful fashion PR company, and someone who’s bee…

Bianca Posterli / April 30, 2010

6 Items You Should Never Buy Online

It goes without saying that drunk online shopping can get you in all kinds of trouble ranging from the ha-ha kind to the way serious variety. But it’s not just when you buy, but what you purchase. While e-commerce has made all of our lives a hell of a lot easier–anyone miss the mall? didn’t…

Erin Flaherty / April 15, 2010

And The Prize Goes To … The Best Reader Beauty Tip

In exchange for goodies and a gift card to Haute Look, we asked you to share your best beauty secret. While we learned a lot about how to get glowy and zip-free skin, we liked j2thelo’s advice best:

I keep a container of baking soda in my shower caddy. I combine it with equal…

The Frisky / April 2, 2010

5 Tips On How To Avoid Fake Designer Scams

Luxury brand giant LVMH — they own Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Marc Jacobs and pretty much everything else that makes you salivate — is suing Google for letting non-LVMH companies associate their websites with search terms like “Louis Vuitton.” What this basically means is that people with shady handbag websites are buying ad spots for their…

Lily Q / March 22, 2010

10 Tips For Ending A Bad Relationship

In my “Dear Wendy” advice column, I’m often telling people (usually to a chorus of “hell yeahs” from the peanut gallery) to dump their no-good, not-right-for-them, space-filler boyfriends and girlfriends. I’m convinced many people write to advice columnists hoping for validation in making those difficult decisions. But, of course, ending a bad relationship is alway…

Wendy Atterberry / March 22, 2010

10 Ways To Get A Woman Into Bed

Every woman has that magic button that, when pushed, gets her instantly in the mood for sexy times. We asked 10 women to share what makes their panties drop, without fail.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 15, 2010

8 Tips For Visiting Your Long-Distance Man

You’re flirting on IM and email; the phone calls are long and romantic — this guy seems too good to be true! But there’s an obvious catch: he lives far away. The solution: visit him. Seems simple enough, but hot stuff, it’s not! Sure, romance means always taking a chance, but before you run off…

Simcha / February 24, 2010

Single For The Holidays: Tips For Making It Fun

As if the holidays aren’t already depressing enough, they can be just a tad bit more depressing when you’re single. There’s no one to buy gifts for, and worse, no one to buy gifts for you. Worse still, after the gift-giving holidays are over, there’s no one to kiss on New Year’s Eve.

Well,…

Stephanie Sims / December 22, 2009

Steal The Best Tips For Leather Boot Care From Hermès

During a recession, when it comes to your closet, taking care of your clothes and expensive items is of the utmost importance. Because when you buy a designer piece, you certainly want it to last as long as possible. While we all may not be lucky enough to own (or even think about affording i…

Bianca Posterli / November 29, 2009

Fashion Designer Vivienne Westwood’s Tip For Looking And Feeling Good

You might expect a clothing designer to say, “If you want to look good, wear my clothes!” but in an interview with T magazine, punk rock design icon Vivienne Westwood shared a practical tip for how we can all feel fabulous, no matter who designed our outfit:

“My fashion advice is to have a…

Catherine Strawn / October 21, 2009

Quick Tip Of The Day: Neosporin For Zits

It might not be for everyone, but it’s worth a try to dab a bit of Neosporin on a pimple before bedtime. It’s best to use for whiteheads that have already broken the surface and possibly ruptured the skin. Because it’s an antibiotic ointment, it will help prevent infection, and might also help to minimize…

Leonora Epstein / October 21, 2009

Tripping Out: The Top 10 Dos And Don’ts Of Vacationing Together

After two and half years together and a few short domestic trips, my now-husband and I put our relationship to the test with a two-week jaunt through China. Sure, hiking the Great Wall, braving squatter toilets, and eating breakfast with chopsticks were all an adventure, but the real challenge of vacationing together was spending every…

Wendy Atterberry / August 27, 2009