Topic: Product Reviews
Subtlety was completely lost on the actors of Days of Our Lives. Racked just posted this clip from the show. In this segment, the actress, Alison Sweeney (who plays Sami), espouses her love for Chex Mix and says, “It’s so good, you have to try it. It’s like a million different flavors in your mouth!” (Amusing side note: Alison Sweeney is also the host from The Biggest Loser.) More
When someone says to me, “This candle smells like warm vanilla sugar!” I say, “That’s great!” But then I light the candle and instantly crave uncooked cake batter or actual warm vanilla sugar and am instantly angry that I have to smell it rather than eat it. The real thing is typically better than its artificial scent. And then there’s lip balm. I’ve always been a strong believer that lip balm is the one beauty product that’s allowed to smell and/or taste like whatever it’s artificially mimicking. More
A few weeks ago, Amanda Ernst and I attended a press event for a new product called Bio Oil. To be honest, we both left the event not entirely certain what the product even was. Here’s what I have figured out since then: Bio Oil, which comes in a sleek, orange-tinted cylinder, is basically Dr. Bronner’s minus the hippie factor. More
I’m super fickle when it comes to beauty products, especially mascara. But Terra Firma’s Stacked mascara manages to combine most of the things I love into one product – it has a huge wand, lasts a long time, and doesn’t clump. Plus, the mascara is fortified with vitamins and minerals, so I feel slightly less guilty about not taking my One A Day for the last month.
If only it came with a pony, it would be the best makeup ever. But I’ll have to live with having majorly sexy eyelashes instead. Oh, the humanity. More
Living in New York means that I walk a lot – it’s great most of the time, but it also does a hell of a number on my feet. So in between pedicures, I need something that can keep my … More
I love everything about New York City, except for the living conditions. When I was asked to review the ESPY sea salt minerals, I worried for several days about how I would accurately review a luxurious bath product in my … More
When Axe made its initial push, I was in high school. I have this vivid memory, particularly through olfaction, of my friends flooding the locker room with the body spray after soccer practices, concocting an overwhelming chemical imbalance of sweat, … More
As a college kid, I have a tendency of falling behind. I fall behind on my schoolwork. I fall behind on my exercise. I fall behind on keeping in touch with friends and family back home. I fall behind on … More
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I hate wearing makeup in the summer – everything feels too heavy, and I don’t want my skin weighed down any more than it already is. But despite this week’s 90-plus temperatures, I’m really digging Estee Lauder’s new pure color … More
As a pale-faced girl with a tendency to look like a tomato with hair during the hottest months of summer, I am always on the hunt for the perfect facial sunscreen. The problem with most moisturizer/sunscreens is that I sweat … More
Wedding season is upon us, and in the midst of ugly bridesmaid dresses is a problem far more frustrating: dry hair. I’ve suffered from dry hair for too long and just when I thought there was no cure, I was introduced … More
That would be Pond’s Cold Cream, of course. Just like some heirlooms are passed down through a family, the love of Pond’s was passed from my grandmother to my mother to me. My grandmother lived to be 75 and still … More
Yes, Iman really did say that to me, in a room full of people no less. How did I come to garner such a compliment from one of the most beautiful women in the world? Well, I have Accutane to … More