Giveaway! Enter to Win Lifetherapy Escape Collection

Posted on Aug. 24, 2015

We love discovering boutique brands that spread positive vibes and that are made in our own backyard. Lifetherapy is our latest find. It comprises five fragrances -- vacation, chill, flirt, escape, and play -- each with its own scent and color intended to embrace our mood. The concept isn't too far from aromatherapy, but what's nice is that the alcohol-free fragrances are subtle, and they come in a variety of...

My 5 Best Summer Finds

Posted on Aug. 19, 2015

What were your top 5 fashion and beauty discoveries this summer? Here are mine...

1. Hat: Most sunhats are either too big for my head or too floppy. J Crew got it right with this Textured Straw Hat. It gives me the best kind of shade, and it's under $35!

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Start Fri-Yay With Our Sigma Beauty Giveaway!

Posted on Aug. 14, 2015

 We're giving away $186 worth of beauty products from Sigma Beauty! This brand's got a great rep amongst the pros because it always delivers innovative makeup and tools like the awesome makeup brush cleaner included in this prize. Before you scroll down to enter the contest, here's what's up for grabs: The Best of Sigma Brush Set (7 of Sigma's best-selling brushes); Sigma Spa Express Brush Cleaning Glove (it's...

TV Segment: Best Budget Beauty Buys on "Real Milwaukee"

Posted on Aug. 12, 2015

These days you don't have to sacrifice the spa experience or skimp on product because the drugstore beauty aisle is more advanced, and new brands are elbowing their way in. Watch my TV segment on Fox's Real Milwaukee and scroll below to shop my 7 picks, all for under $20.

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The Perfect White Dress for Summer and Beyond

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Posted on Aug. 10, 2015

It's true a little black dress is a wardrobe neccessity. But people underrate the power of a little white dress. It's equally classic and depending on how you style it, it can work for every season. For summer I paired this LWD from Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent(I just found this similar Twelfth Street white dress on mega sale!) with my Buba London satchel from Chicago boutique ...

Catching up with Catt Sadler

Posted on Aug. 7, 2015

We picked up right where we left off with E! News Co-Host Catt Sadler. The last time we spoke, we covered everything from motherhood to how to steal her job. We recently reunited at the Simply Stylist event in Chicago and got to know Catt even better. Watch the video to discover her beauty must-haves,  morning mantra and more.   


Giveaway: Enter to Win Bath & Body Works Products You Can't Find Anywhere Else But Here

Posted on Aug. 4, 2015

Remember your favorite scents from back in the day? Bath & Body Works brought back some of their best-selling lotions, creams and shower gels for a limited time and they flew off shelves. These classics are no longer available in stores, but don't worry, you don't have to spend your precious time scouring Ebay for them. We've secured each of the collections for you! To enter to win these oldies but goodies...

5 Ways To Chill Out

Posted on Jul. 27, 2015

We often feel like our days are on fast forward. With so much to do, it's not always easy to hit pause and settle into sleep. We've gathered 5 of our reliable rituals that do the trick, and they don't involve counting sheep.

1. Beauty Habits

Our nighly beauty routine is like being on cruise control. The ritual of cleansing, exfoliating and moisturizing...

Giveaway: Win AHAVA's New Anti Aging Skincare Collection

Posted on Jul. 24, 2015

Swimming in the Dead Sea is one of those bucket list experiences. You float in the water, you snap enough photos to blow up your social media, and you slather yourself with mineral-enriched mud that makes your skin so soft, you wish you could bottle it up and take home. While we can't simulate what it's like to float in the sea, we can treat our skin to its benefits, thanks to AHAVA. The brand's mission is to...

What's Your Promise? #FaceForward

Posted on Jul. 23, 2015
Photo Credit: Marguerite Hardy

We're digging Clinique's new #FaceForward initiative asking: What advice would you give to your future self? It's a great question. We think about what we wish we knew then, and I love that Clinique is reminding us to not dwell on the past but to look ahead to the future. 

When it comes to beauty, one promise I know I'll always make to myself is to protect my skin with SPF....

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