Shine listed their favorite drugstore mascaras. We prefer the cheaper brands over the expensive ones, too!
Gala Darling did a great post on what it means to be beautiful in fashion blogging, and followed it up with another great post on other bloggers’ takes on beauty in fashion blogging. Really interesting stuff!
ELLE UK did a great feature called ELLE’s Working Wardrobe, where they break down the clothes ELLE staffers wear to the office. Great if you want some inspiration for your career wardrobe.
Speaking of ELLE, if you’re interested in a career in fashion journalism, you need to enter Nokia and ELLE’s contest, Search for the Next Style Correspondant! You could win the chance to cover New York Fashion Week and have your work featured in ELLE – pretty cool, huh? Also, on a personal note, I’m one of the contest judges! You guys have a few more days to enter, so get your entries in soon if you’re interested!
The Daily Mail asks.. Is the Fashion Industry Racist? The article certainly raises some points worthy of discussion.
WHAT?! Blasphemy. There are NO bad Mary-Kate and Ashley movies, CollegeCandy!
Also MK+A-related (it WAS their birthday on the 13th), Styleite looks back at the 5 biggest Olsen-inspired trends.
We love Urban Outfitters, but these WTF Urban Outfitters items (and the comments alongside them) are pretty hilarious…
What does your bra say about you? Chictopia has the answer…
Planning to take a flight soon? Might want to leave your favorite knuckle ring at home, or risk being arrested. I can’t believe this happened – feel so bad for that girl!
Also from R29, Your Weekend Getaway Packing List, with items to bring on three different summer vacays.
Interesting post: Are You a Mean Girl? More importantly… is that a bad thing? I nodded my head at 99% of this, except the bullet about dropping passive-aggressive insults about other girls – never cool!
FabSugar shows you how to pump up your wardrobe with a pop of neon. Pretty obsessed with this trend, not gonna lie.
Eye candy alert: These metal-embellished sandals are completely swoon-worthy.
Need some new shorts but don’t feel like shelling out the cash for a pair? Why not DIY some yourself?
Aritzia Soho is finally open! Who else is excited that they’re finally in the states??
Also from Fashionista, a look at Opening Ceremony’s Resort 2012 collection – love it!
It seems like a new “flash sample sale” website pops up every day, but there’s finally one that’s offering something truly unique – Clique to Know is a sample sale site aimed at plus sized women, size 10 and up.
If you’re a hardcore Gaga fan, great news: You’ll be able to view her meat dress in a museum. We’re not making this up.
Lifehacker has some great tips on the best way to iron shirts, pants, and skirts. Who knew there was a “right” and “wrong” way to iron?
Also from Lifehacker, How to Get Out of the Most Common Kinds of Trouble, including speeding tickets and overdraft fees. Not that any of you need this advice, but just in case…
Wanna experiment with colorful makeup this summer? InStyle shows you how to make this trend real-life wearable.
The FDA has FINALLY established clear rules for sunscreen labeling, and BellaSugar has some of the highlights.
Related: The 2011 Sunscreen Guide is a fantastic resources that analyzes more than 600 popular sunscreens and ranks them based on safety and effectiveness, and let’s just say you might be surprised at how your favorite brand did. (Why, Neutrogena, why??) Their guide to sunscreen truths exposed was also particularly eye-opening.
Ke$ha encourages her fans to use cruelty-free feather extensions. While feather hair extensions are super popular, it’s also important to know what you’re buying and, if you care about animals, to make sure you get the cruelty-free kind.
While we’re against designer knockoffs as a general rule, this post on how to get Louboutin knockoffs for $30 did kinda pique our interest. But OK, we immediately felt guilty about it…
Whether you’re a Judy Blume fan or just love to read, you’ll adore this post from HelloGiggles. (Did we mention they’re our new favorite blog??)