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Beauty Test Drive: Drew Barrymore’s Flower Powder Foundation

BTD: Tinted Moisturizer
Jessica likes the light coverage of Napoleon Perdis' moisturizer. Read More »
BTD: Mineral Powder
Winona is obsessed with Jane Iredale's powder foundation. Read More »
BTD: FIT ME Foundation
Maybelline FIT ME foundation
Jessica loves Maybelline's new FIT ME foundation. Read More »

I came really late to the powder foundation game. I remember all these girls way back in high school with their little Cover Girl compacts. But me, I’ve usually kicked it old school with regular foundation and then set it with powder. Why I did this, I don’t know. It involved twice as many brushes to get dirty and I’ve never really liked the flaky way powder sits on my skin.

But I think that’s all changed now with the new powder foundation I’ve been using from Drew Barrymore’s Flower line with Walmart. I’ve already kvelled about her Flower lip butter. Turns out that I’m also a big fan of her creamy powder foundation. My fabulous Beauty Test Drive pal Winona claims “obsessed” with her Jane Iredale powder foundation — but Flower’s powder foundation does not come with the same $52 price tag! Keep reading »

Walmart Reportedly Fires Employee For Saving Dog

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Harper the pitbull puppy survives and thrives! Read More »
I Love My Dog
Amelia is terrified of losing her dog, Lucca. Read More »
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This man helps his sick dog sleep better with nightly swims. Read More »

A Walmart employee in Hermiston, Oregon, was reportedly fired after she attempted to save a starving dog that had wandered into the superstore. According to an article written by Cindy Marabito at the Examiner.com, the dog was seen wandering around the store in an obviously malnourished state. But when the employee attempted to corral the dog and call a rescue organization, the manager on duty reportedly “told her she needed to put the puppy back outside.” According to the Examiner, he then “told her she was ‘disgusting’ for holding the puppy in a check stand.”  Keep reading »

Beauty Test Drive: Drew Barrymore’s Flower Lip Butter

BTD: Cheek Brightener
Benefit Cosmetics fine one one
Jessica was unenthused with Benefit's cheek brightener. Read More »
BTD: Jane Iredale Shadow
Winona found Jane Iredale eyeshadow good for her sensitive skin. Read More »
BTD: Urban Decay Mascara
Winona liked this mascara, even though it didn't curl her lashes as promised. Read More »
Flower lip butter

Never in the million years did I think I’d be recommending you a product sold exclusively at Walmart, renowned big box store of sex discrimination lawsuits and sexist tee shirts. Neither would I have suspected that Drew Barrymore, hippie goddess of love and light, would choose Walmart to exclusively sell her makeup line, Flower. But she did, and I am, and honestly, her Flower lip butter is the best lip product I’ve ever used. Yes, better than the expensive department store lipsticks and drug store lip crayons. It’s the shit. For realz.

I went home from a Flower event with a bag full of goodies to test drive and the quality of all of them is very high. I’ll review them one-by-one, but first up, the lip butter!

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Don’t Tell Anyone, But Condé Nast Created A Mini-Magazine For Walmart

Conde Nast College
Calling all aspiring fashionistas... Read More »
Wal-Mart Sued Again
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The mega-retailer gets sued for sexual discrimination. Read More »
Anna Talks Vogue
The editor-in-chief tells all regarding her first Vogue cover. Read More »

There are some things in life that just belong together. For instance: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup, Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne. I’ve only been to Walmart once, when I accompanied my then-boyfriend to purchase a Bear Grylls-brand camping knife, but the politically conservative megastore definitely did not strike me as the sort that would have any feasible tie to liberal-leaning publishing goliath and Anna Wintour employer Condé Nast. And yet! Beauty Scoop, Wal-Mart’s 12-page editorial “shopazine,” exists, and it features original pieces from editors of familiar Condé glossies like Allure, Glamour, and Lucky. Keep reading »

Black Friday Begins Earlier Every Year & Wal-Mart, Target Employees Are Not Gonna Take It Anymore

Black Friday Crime
Sales make some totally people wig out. Read More »
Gun Sales Up!
Gun were the hottest Black Friday purchase in 2011. Read More »
Survival Tips
How to survive Black Friday, the most insane shopping day of the year. Read More »

Black Friday is a uniquely American consumerist faux “holiday” that I will never understand. Do millions of people really want to endure screaming toddlers and hordes of teenagers at the mall just so they can buy an Old Navy fleece for 20 percent off? No, thanks.

But for the retail workers who have to mediate the screaming toddler hellscape, they have little or no choice. Now, some retail employees, such as those at Walmart and Target who are seeing “Black Friday” begin earlier and earlier each year, they are saying enough is enough. Keep reading »

Sexist T-Shirt Weighs Down Walmart Shelves

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Vinny and Snooki photo
Vinny swears that "Jersey Shore" isn't sexist. Read More »
Frisky Sexism
All of The Frisky's posts about sexism. Read More »
"The Fighter" Sexism
Why director Catherine Hardwicke was told she couldn't direct it. Read More »

Even when we begin to believe sexism is dying and there is, in fact, hope in defeating misogyny, Walmart apparel can be sure to kill all our optimism.

In Vandalia, IL, Kayla Hyde shared with her Twitter followers her disgust over a black T-shirt in Walmart’s clothing section. With blue lettering reading “Cool Story Babe,” white lettering below orders the “babe” to “Now Go Make Me a Sandwich.” Keep reading »

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