Topic: Gifts

Resolve To Try New Beauty Products In 2012

Resolve To Try New Beauty Products In 2012

Putting together a New Year’s resolution list can just add more to your plate. You already work a ton of hours and now you’re feeling guilty if you don’t start working out, too? If it feels like we’re setting ourselves up for failure, psychologists agree: we actually are. So instead of resolving to do something difficult and serious, like losing weight or quitting smoking, add some easy-to-complete resolutions to your list that will offer you rewards and motivation to keep up with the more challenging goals. Our suggestion: resolve to update your make-up bag in 2012 with monthly beauty sample deliveries from Birchbox.
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Last Minute Gift Idea For The Indie Friend In Your Life: The Indie Fragrance

Last Minute Gift Idea For The Indie Friend In Your Life: The Indie Fragrance

Let’s say you have that one particular friend or family member who buying gifts for is similar to a trip to the gynecologist. She prides herself on being unique, only listens to indie music (on vinyl, of course), hangs out at the IFC theater all day on Saturdays, and turns her nose up at any mainstream type of fashion. Although you respect her taste, you’re also sick of her spouting off about indie this and indie that, and although you know she’s trying to prove to herself that she truly is indie, it’s just easier to shut up and smile. In fact, deep down you’d love to get her a Kate Spade bag just for shits and giggles, but considering the fit she threw over the Coach bag you gave her last year for the same reasons, you’ve decided to take the high road. More »