You never know when a little knife might come in handy, but how do you discreetly carry around a blade without coming across as an aggressive weapon-toter? Keep this key-shaped pocket knife among your house keys, that’s how. The discreet knife ensures you’ll always be prepared while blending in perfectly. Just make sure to remove it from the key chain if you’re traveling by air — you don’t want the TSA thinking you’re up to no good.
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When I was 14 years old, my uncle gave me a Swiss Army knife for my birthday. At the time, it was kind of a letdown considering the extensive and extremely precise wish list I’d outlined from the Delia’s catalog. For years, the thing sat in my top desk drawer and, frankly, it scared me. Not just because you could seriously hurt someone with it, but also because I didn’t know what half the tools in it were for.
Of course, years later, it’s one of my most frequently used accessories and has graduated from the back of the desk drawer to a regular spot in my large tote bag. Here, our best reasons why every woman should carry a Swiss Army knife. Keep reading »
While our preferred tool of choice is an eyelash curler, there may be a time when you’ll have to Macgyver your way out of a stubby eyelash situation. In that case, grab a spoon, these instructions, and get ready for betty-boop worthy batties.
Mascara is probably what God created on the 7th day, but nothing in a tube can do the work of falsies. It’s like comparing a push-up bra to a boob job: the results are not the same. We wonder why two strands of feathery lashes seem so scary to women, especially when the application is a cinch! Instead of working with a full set of lashes, try placing a few of the individual fakes where your eyes are wanting, or on the outer corners for a catty evening look.
Makeup brushes are expensive, but they get clotted with your foundation and shadows so quickly. Don’t bother replacing your stash every time they get too dirty to use, just clean them. We tell you how to do it without ruining the bristles after the jump… Keep reading »
Buying the right makeup is only half the battle. Buy the best tools to apply it with is what makes the difference on your face. Here’s what to look for in makeup brushes from blush to shadow. Keep reading »
If you want the perfect pout, you’re gonna need to get the perfect tools. A lipstick brush is great for lining and filling in lips, giving you the kiss-me pucker ladies yearn for. Keep reading »
How much do I love fun online gizmos which allow you to upload a photo and distort your appearance in bizarre ways? The Face Transformer allows you to see what you’d look like as a baby, a teenager (always uglier, fyi) Afro-Caribbean, East-Asian, Manga cartoon, or muse of Modigliani, amongst others. Needless to say, I look scary as anything other than a young adult white woman. Though I do think I am a touch fetching as a Manga cartoon. Now go have fun! [The Face Transformer] Keep reading »