As we’ve talked about before, product loyalty is a fierce beast. And when the product you love – the only thing in the world that ever managed to curl your hair/clear up your skin/give you an easy smoky eye – gets discontinued, it’s like a mini-breakup. That’s why this romantic story of a husband who tried to make his wife happy by tracking down her favorite discontinued conditioner warms our cold capitalist hearts: More
Topic: Beauty Products
Dani Stahl’s column in Nylon magazine, Factory Girl, requires her to travel around the world visiting clothing and product factories. It’s always a fun read, and it’s nice to learn about the processes behind a lot of popular brands. This month, she visited the OPI nail polish factory in Los Angeles, and I never realized how little I knew about one of beauty’s best brands. More
Here’s a clue: it’s not botox.
Recently, we listed some of the worst beauty product names of all time (Chicken Poop lip balm, anyone?). Some of the comments on the post were so funny that we just had to do a follow-up with even more absurdly … More
When I was a little kid, I loved having little pretend versions of my mom’s beauty products. I rubbed plastic lipstick on my mouth and fake blush on my cheeks. Some people might have freaked out at the idea of a little girl playing at being a grownup by trying to imitate adult standards of beauty, but I think I came out relatively un-warped. More
What’s in a name? A lot, if it’s something you want me to pour in my hair or smear on my face. These ten products have such absurd names it’s surprising anyone buys them. More
A new fragrance called Jean Queen is aimed at girls who love their denim. Supposedly the pink shade of the lipstick (and its accompanying gloss) is designed to coordinate perfectly with denim, although I don’t know if it works as well with acid wash as it does with dark rinse. It fits in your pocket, though, so that’s a start. More
These travel-ready gifts will be loved by everyone who is sick of shopping in airports. And they’ll also make you the coolest girl on your flight home to Grandma’s.