Author Archives: Molly Horan

Birchbox Monthly Deliveries Are Easier Than Begging At Make Up Counters

Birchbox Monthly Deliveries Are Easier Than Begging At Make Up Counters

I love mini make up samples. They’re cute, super portable, and don’t ever leave me with a huge amount of concealer that isn’t quite my shade. Birchbox’s monthly deliveries offer a whole personalized collection of beauty product samples mailed to you each month, without the hassle of explaining your epic journey to find the perfect eye shadow to someone at Sephora, hoping they’ll take pity on you and slip you a few mini-pots. More »

Etsy Round-Up: Yoga Pants

Etsy Round-Up: Yoga Pants

New yoga pants are essential for a couple of new year’s resolutions. Get in shape. Try a new fitness routine. Don’t show up to yoga in your ten-year-old sweats again. And so the instructor can pick you out in the sea of lululemon, here are some unique Etsy yoga pants. More »

My Family Thinks I Have an Imaginary Boyfriend

My Family Thinks I Have an Imaginary Boyfriend

I found it hard to bring up the fact I’d started online dating to my mother, since we had spent some many weekends watching sixty-year-old serial rapists chat up oblivious girls on Law and Order:SVU. I felt like no matter how hard I insisted there was little danger of meeting someone in broad daylight in a crowded New York City cafe she would be picturing one of the creepers from To Catch a Predator hauling me into a taxi. More »

10 Great Shape Lip Glosses

10 Great Shape Lip Glosses

Christmas is a good time to forgo lip plumping, color lasting, ultra conditioning lip gloss and buy it on pretty packaging alone. You probably can’t pull off RingPop gloss or Hello Kitty rings the majority of the year, but the week between Christmas and New Years is the perfect grace period for nostalgia based accessories. More »

Ten Ugly Christmas Sweaters to Make You Feel Grateful For Your Gifts

Ten Ugly Christmas Sweaters to Make You Feel Grateful For Your Gifts

No matter how specific you were with your Christmas wish list, you’re bound to open something tomorrow that you know will stay hidden in the back of your closet forever. The mom jeans from your well meaning aunt, the cat sweatshirt from your cousin who insist you love cats. Whatever unwanted pieces of clothing you get, however, they’re probably more stylish then these furry monstrosities. More »

Style Icons: Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen in White Christmas

Style Icons: Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen in White Christmas

Yesterday my friend and I sat down for our annual viewing of White Christmas. The conversation has stayed the same since we first watched it on the ten inch TV in our cinder block dorm room. Look at how tiny Vera Ellen’s waist is! I wish they still sold 50s swing dresses. Seriously, the inside of her thighs are hollow! I wonder if I can find a knock off of Rosemary Clooney’s black gown on Ebay? Here are some screen shots for those who just want to gape at the fashion without the musical numbers. More »

Ten Christmas Themed Cosmetics

Ten Christmas Themed Cosmetics

For stocking stuffers, grab bags, and friends you’d like to get a little present for but don’t know that well, Christmas cosmetics are perfect. They’re fun, full of holiday spirit, and often come in shiny packages. Here are ten present possibilities, from candy cane lip gloss to gingerbread body wash. More »