Budget Style: Most Popular Articles
During these tough economic times, there is nothing better than learning about budget beauty! You don't have to spend a lot of money on beauty / spa products when all you have to do is look in your own kitchen! I first learned about the Cellulite Coffee Scrub on the Dr Oz show. The caffeine enhances fat metabolism and so when it is topically applied, coffee absorbs and removes liquid and fat from your skin - thus decreasing the appearance of cellulite.
If you're feeling a little pasty, but don't want to risk damaging your skin, these cheapo tanning products will have you looking sun-kissed in a hurry.
People who have keratosis pilaris would spend any amount of money to get rid of it, and cosmetic companies know that -- which is why they charge about a billion dollars for fancy exfoliators. These cheap products are all under $20 and available at any drugstore.
Beauty blogs have been buzzing about these sonic skin care brushes. But are they worth the money? And if so, should you go for the Clarisonic Classic or the Clarisonic Mia?
Do you always look like you had a late night? Here's how to beat those pesky under-eye circles.
Is it really impossible to shrink pores?
Get great deals on fabulous shoes with this roundup of online discount shoe retailers. With free shipping offers and deep discounts, fab shoes - for less - are only a few quick clicks away.
The celebs (and those with limitless funds) swear by ultra pricey moisturizers like la Mer, but how are us regular folks supposed to battle dry skin, red patches and the like? Check out my top drugstore moisturizer picks - from creams with Retinol (not that you have wrinkles) to formulas for extra-sensitive skin, you'll find a wallet-friendly pick for every skin type in this list of top facial moisturizers.
Find cheap summer dresses - that look fab - with this handy shopping list for cheap summer dresses.
You've tried everything and still have stubborn blackheads on your nose. Are you stuck with them for good? Or is there a way to treat them?
There's no need to spend a lot in order to look fabulous. These budget skin care products will get you looking gorgeous for under ten bucks.
Ask any older woman with great skin for her makeup remover of choice, and she'll most likely tell you it's Pond's Cold Cream. This 3.5-ounce miracle cream costs less than your lunch and will remove your makeup and keep you looking years younger than your age.
Get your toes ready for summer or a big event with a spa pedicure at home. These tips make it easy - and cheap - to get a spa pedicure at home.
Let's say you have your heart set on this designer handbag, but you don't have the money. Are there any good, cheap alternatives to the pricey designer version?
You need to shop for clothes, but you don't have to break the bank doing it. Check out these tips for how to save money on clothes.
We always tend to think that in order to enhance our wardrobe or update our look, we have to spend lots of money or buy really cheap clothes. That is absolutely false. Really, all you have to do is make minor adjustments to your own clothes and accessories. If there is a need to make purchases, you will have to learn to shop smart and have a plan in place before you go on your shopping trip. Check out these quick tips and tricks to help you freshen up your wardrobe for less!
Why Shop at Off-Price Retailers Like TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Ross? My Designer Outfit for $35
Does coconut oil make you think of macaroons or Snooki? Broaden your mind, because this cheap product is also a great cure for keratosis pilaris.
Self tanners offer a sun-kissed look without the damage. Find the best self tanner for your needs with this roundup of easily available - and cheap - self tanning picks.
Got three dollars? You can buy one the best classic beauty products still on the market today.
Swimsuits get more expensive every single year, but it's not like we get more for our money. (They don't, for instance, come with a pool attached.) So why pay more?
You can buy as many bras as your little heart desires, and your wallet allows. But how many do you actually need? This many.
Is a budget version of Smashbox's Photo Finish available, and how does it compare to the top product? Check out this review of the Sephora Brand Makeup Primer.
Michelle Obama loves designer duds as much as anyone, but she's not afraid to mix up her wardrobe with budget-friendly picks from stores like J. Crew and Gap. Check out some of the stores at which Michelle Obama shops, and steal her affordable First Lady style for yourself!
Congratulations, Moms-to-Be! Remember, just because you are pregnant does not mean you have to sacrifice personal style & fashion. However, it's important to know that you don't have to break the bank on clothes you will hopefully only be in the next few months, and even after your pregnancy is over! Use these few tips to help you buy great maternity clothes, keep your budget intact and help you look good doing it!
Getting married on a tight budget? Find cheap wedding dresses for your big day by shopping at one of these great retailers for a fabulous - and cheap - wedding dress.
Sometimes, washing your face can feel like the skin care version of the three bears. This cleanser is too harsh, and dries out our skin. This one is too mild, and doesn't deep-clean. Will we ever find one that's just right? For some of us, Olay Foaming Face Wash might be it.
Metallic Oxfords under $50 for spring 2014
Biore pore strips are by far the most popular pore strip product on the market right now. But does this drugstore beauty favorite live up to its reputation?
Rue La La is one of my personal favorite online sales sites. Here's why.
The best thing about summer isn't the beach: It's the availability of cheap, cute dresses. Some are as cheap as $30.
Graduation day, whether from high school or college, is one of the most important days in one's life. Therefore, it is important to really put some thought into the type of dress you choose to wear on this special day. Not to mention, there are several factors to consider when making this selection - price being one of them. Because there are so many types of dresses out there, you want to make sure you get the perfect dress for you... and the most bang for your buck.
Can a budget face mask work as well as the meellion-dollar ones you get at the department store?
Jeans. They can get you through casual Fridays, date nights and all of your weekend fun. Find the perfect pair - no matter what your budget - with these picks for the best places to shop for jeans.
BCBG Max Azria Purple Silk Blouse with ruffled pleats. Page 2.
Is the Clarisonic Mia really the magic bullet for all our skin issues? And is it worth the price?
Need to find a cute, cheap dress for an evening wedding? Don't despair. It's totally possible to get an adorable cocktail dress for under $70. Here are a few of our favorites.
Below are some simple tips on how to take care of your prize possession. The goal is to keep your handbag looking great and truly get your money’s worth out of it!
Thrift Store Shopping Tips
How to Shop at Target Without Looking Like You Shop at Target.
Is Vaseline the best bargain beauty product ever? From eye cream to heel softening, discover 5 great beauty uses for this fantastically cheap product.
Sequined Mini Skirt by Pink Rose. Page 3.
This super-cheap drugstore product can help prevent and reduce the appearance of stretch marks.
People, listen to me: No matter what you're using, it's not better than CeraVe lotion. The best night cream I've ever tried and it's under $15.
Smashbox's High Definition Healthy FX Foundation is a lightweight, oil-free foundation that will work for all skin types. With SPF 15, vitamin C and antioxidents, this Smashbox foundation offers a nearly flawless finish. Read the rest of my review here.
Need a cheap moisturizer with broad-spectrum SPF? This just might be the product for you.
If you are looking for nail polish that won't chip, than this polish is a "MUST-HAVE"! Sally Hansen definitely
Looking for a cheaper alternative to the blockbuster beauty hit, BareMinerals? Check out these popular, wallet-friendly mineral makeup options, available at retailers nationwide.
Do you have oily skin or problems with blackheads? Neutrogena Deep Clean Facial Cleanser might be the perfect drugstore skin care product for you.
Doesn't it seem like ladies' jeans wear out much faster than men's? Here's why.
Madden Girl Peeptoe Patent Leather Maryjane Heels. Page 4.
Need a cream for puffy eyes? This might be the perfect product for you.
With the widest array of color choices you'll find in drugstore makeup, Maybelline's Mineral Power Foundation provides coverage similar to the more expensive, cult-favorite i.d. bareMinerals.
Need a cheap interview outfit that will make you look like a million bucks? (Or at least someone who should earn a million bucks?) Look no further.
Gladiator Wedges By Max Studio. Budget Style. Page 5.
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As you feel the need to buy clothes, the most important thing is to consider your budget during your weight-loss program and your goals. For those of you seeking solutions to this most challenging mid-diet phase, here are some tips that just might help!
Can one eye cream reduce puffiness, fine lines, and dark circles -- for under $20?
Makeup removing wipes are truly one of the great inventions of our time.
Even though summer has almost come to an end, the weather is still beautiful enough to rock some of best summer casual dress choices. I've round up a bunch of places where you can find the best selection of casual summer dresses for under $100. Some of the dresses are trend-right and others are stylish, but can be worn more than just one summer season. Regardless of your age, style and/or budget - you are sure to find one of these places suitable to purchase a great summer dress on the cheap!
Proof positive that if every expert tells you to use a particular beauty product, you should probably listen.
Want a fake tan that isn't orange or streaky? Here's what to do.
Once and for all: Do we need a separate eye cream, or is it just a waste of money?
I have pores that you could cook a stew in. Your voice will echo if you stand too close to my face. Up to this point, I have tried quite a few overly expensive products to minimize this situation with very little result. I can officially say the opposite about Rimmel London Fix and Perfect Foundation Primer.
If you’ve ever experienced the joy of finding the perfect handbag (not too big, not too small, just the right amount of pockets), then you know about that inevitable sinking feeling you get when faced with the disheartening task of having to replace it. Here are five ways to properly care for your handbag, make it last and keep that moment at bay.
This roundup of summer dresses can help you look fabulous at your next wedding, bridal shower or summer party. From sundresses to maxi dresses and more, you'll find the summer dress style that's perfect for any occasion!
A tinted moisturizer can give you light coverage (and color) when you don't want to wear a heavy foundation. Perfect for summery weather, these splurge-to-save tinted moisturizer picks offer a sheer, radiant look on any budget.
What do you do when your skin is both sensitive and acne prone? Search far and wide for the Holy Grail of skincare products: a moisturizer that doesn't aggravate sensitive skin, or make it break out.
Whether you need a formal dress for an evening wedding, or a more casual dress for a daytime event, find cheap dresses for a wedding at one of these shops.
Here's how much I love John Frieda's Frizz-Ease Hair Serum: I might -- might -- trade my $25 shampoo for it, if it came down to a fight between the two products. The clincher is that Frizz-Ease is well under $10.
When you need a tan - in a hurry - Jergens award-winning Natural Glow Moisturizer is now available in an express version. But how does it compare to the original? Read this review before you buy.
Neutrogena Wet Skin Sunblock SPF 85 is perfect for swimmers! Being at the pool or at the beach can make it difficult to apply traditional sunblock without leaving a white residue. You won't even have to towel off if you use this sunblock. Wet Skin spray technology makes it easy to apply right onto wet skin, cutting through water to provide a sun protection. You can find it at your local drugstore for $11. Page 2.
Got super dry skin? It's still no match for this miracle cream from Japan.
Sometimes, I get a wedding invitation in the mail and wonder if the whole point of it is to confuse me. If you feel the same, you need to check out this list. I pulled together everything you need to know about deciphering invitations, finding cheap, cute dresses, and more.
Nothing ruins a professional look like a couple pounds of summer sweat. Here's how to fake calm, cool, and collected in the hot months.
Teachers aren't always known for their sense of style. Their career doesn't call for it - being constantly surrounded by students and their messes, always working on their feet not to mention a salary that cannot afford them expensive clothing to wear to work. As busy as teachers are, who has time to put together the perfect outfit? Here are some tips that will help you prepare for the school season!
Those red bumps on the backs of your arms aren't zits. They're keratosis pilaris, and if you're sick of dealing with them, this alpha-hydroxy skin lotion might be the answer.
If you can't -- or won't -- wear heels, never fear: You're not stuck with Grandma shoes just yet.
Learn how to build a basic wardrobe - and save money - with these tips for buying essential wardrobe basics on a budget. From a classic sweater set to black pants and more, these essential pieces will help you build a stylish wardrobe without breaking the bank.
L'Oreal's Revitalift UV Sunscreen is ultra moisturizing UVA/UVB protection for every day.
Sensitive skin needs special care. Get advice from a skin care expert who knows exactly how you and your poor skin feel.
Forever 21 Review - How to Shop at Forever 21 and Save
Keep warm and toasty this winter with these gorgeous, inexpensive sweater dresses.
Maybelline Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation is easy to apply and has a pleasant texture. I found this foundation to be worth the price I paid, on sale at CVS for half its usual $7-$8, but I would not purchase it again at full price, solely for its lack of blemish coverage.
Get more green for less with earth-friendly skin care and makeup products at budget-friendly prices.
If you find summer dresses cheaper than these, you should not buy them. Because they almost definitely fell off the back of a truck.
Handbags are a great way to update your wardrobe - without spending a lot of money. Check out my favorite stores for finding fab handbags on a budget.
Swimsuits get more expensive every year. If you don't feel like dropping a hundred bucks on something you'll wear only a handful of times this summer, here's where to shop.
Whether you spend top dollar or shop at your local discount store, keep your wardrobe looking like new with these 6 tips.
Don't throw out your favorite lipsticks before you try this anti-feathering lip pencil. It could save your favorite makeup.
Looking for a pair of jeans that won't break the bank? At under $30, Old Navy's "The Flirt" jeans are
The white button-down shirt is a wardrobe essential for every woman. Learn how to find the right fit and style - and where to shop the look for less - with these tips for finding the perfect white button-down shirt.
Immediately after sampling the scrumptious zephyr of toasted aroma eminating from its nozzle, I picked up this bottle of Booth's Walnut Shell Body Scrub & Cleanser on sale at my local Rite Aid. Because I live in the desert, I'm always wary of buying body cleansers, as my skin tends to get very easily parched. Well, I was willing to take the risk for this decidedly intoxicating fragrance.
These cheap summer dresses are perfectly appropriate for daytime weddings. Plus, you can wear them again.
It's the rare beauty product, budget or otherwise, that warrants five stars, but CoverGirl Professional All-in-One Mascara deserves it. Cheap, effective, and easy to use, this mascara is just about everything you can ask for in a product.
How to stretch your wardrobe with just a few purchases.
Don't shell out tons of money for dry skin treatments. These products are available at the drugstore and cost $10, max.
Who knows where summer clothes go during the winter? All we know is that whenever we dig into the old closet after a long winter of parkas and long pants, we find that we have absolutely nothing to wear. Here's how to replenish your wardrobe on a budget.
If you're headed for a summer vacation at the beach, be sure to pack these budget-and sand-friendly styles for your trip. From tote bags and sunglasses to swimsuits and flip-flops, this roundup of beach essentials will help you soak up the sun - and save money - in style.
CeraVe facial moisturing lotion AM is a cheap, effective high-SPF lotion beloved by dermatologists and consumers alike. Find out why everyone's crazy for this nifty drugstore skincare product.
Where did the rumor come from that you can only wear white during the summer?
It's a rare Burt's Bees product that doesn't fill us with joy, but Burt's Bees Baby Baby Fragrance-Free Lotion is one of them.
Michelle Obama. Whether you think her style sense rivals the iconic looks of Jackie O. or not, there's no denying that the fashion world has its eyes on the future first lady - and everything she's wearing. Take a look at some of her most celebrated (and panned) looks from the election season. Page 4.
Saving money on mens suits for a wedding. Page 5.
No look is complete without the right jewelry. Luckily for those of us on a budget, great fashion jewelry doesn't have to cost a lot of money. Check out these top stores for shopping the latest in fashion jewelry trends - at prices you can afford!
Coppertone Oil Free Foaming Sunscreen Lotion SPF 75+ is on the list of top sunscreens that are easiest to apply. This lightweight, non-greasy sunscreen comes out in mousse form, allowing you to rub on the right amount every time you need protection. What's best is that it won't clog your pores! You can't beat that for $9! Page 3.
Ever feel like you want a closet makeover? Feeling like the colors in your closet are drab? Well, if
Want a spa-quality pedicure without spending a lot of money? Wouldn't it be great to get salon-style feet without leaving the comfort of your own home? Follow the instructions below and you will have all the information you need to pamper yourself!
Better than a pedicure? Not quite. But Soap & Glory's Heel Genius Amazing Foot Cream will definitely tide you over between sandings.
L'Oreal Lineur Intense Felt Tip Liquid Eyeliner (690 Carbon Black) is, hands down, the best liquid eyeliner I have ever used. The ingenious felt tip applicator has the skip-free flexibility and length of a brush, with the precision of a pen.
Sometimes, you need man's take on men's style. Adam Luckwaldt is my in-house expert on men's fashion on a budget. (No, I mean, literally: He lives in my house.)
Get long, clump-free lashes without breaking the bank with this roundup of the best drugstore mascaras.
These aren't the exfoliating pads of your youth; they're a thousand times better.
Here's a guide that will aim to help you find a swimsuit that not only flatters your particular body type, but makes it easy to accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative - or minimize it, at least! Finding the right swimsuit for your body type, at the right price doesn't have to be a daunting task.
Top Solution: A common mistake made by a lot of women is trying to hide flaws with tons of fabric. Covering
Top 8 Spring/Summer 2010 Handbags Under $50
Top 10 Prom Dresses Under $80
From jeans to a sheath dress and a neutral suit, you've got the basics covered - fab! Now, learn how to update your wardrobe and make your old stuff look very Fall 2008 with a few simple additions. Page 4.
One Piece Swimsuit Trend
Top 5 Cheap-As-Free Beauty Tips
Need a cleanser that won't strip your skin? Give CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser a try.
Top 5 Sunglasses Under $10
Find out how to look your best - and stick to your budget - with these five money-saving beauty tips.
Wouldn't it be amazing if a beauty product could make you truly happy? Well, sure. But this product probably isn't it.
Is your hair both fine and curly? This light-weight anti-frizz product might be the solution to your hair woes.
A natural dry skin cream for under $10.
Mrs. Obama's Sunny Striped Dress - The Look for Less. Page 2.
First Lady Michelle Obama wears a Chris Benz Resort 2011 Nelda Dress for her appearance on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Thursday, July 21st, 2011. Page 4.
Don't spend your entire vacation budget on your luggage! With these top budget travel luggage picks, you can find a stylish suitcase to suit your needs - at a price you can afford. From designer looks to trendy patterns and colors, each budget travel luggage look is under $200.
Want to save a ton of money? Do your eyebrows at home. Here's the best way to get a professional-looking shape without a lot of hassle.
The only natural deodorant that stands a chance against summer in New York City, Tom's of Maine works so well, you'll almost forget it's made out of hippie crystals. Almost.
You want to be ready for your close-up on your wedding day, of all days, but does that mean you have to shell out hundreds of dollars for a professional makeup artist? Look beautiful for less with these tips for budget wedding makeup.
You can spend a bajillion dollars at a nail salon getting a pedicure, or you can spend a lot less than a bajillion and do your own pedi at home. These are the tools you need for option 2.
This is maybe the best smelling hand cream in the world. I am not kidding.
From bright colors to natural materials, find the latest handbag trends - all for under $50 each.
From bright flats and gladiators to wedges, discover the latest spring trends in shoes and sandals.
How to Add Personal Style to a Strict Work Dress Code - Menswear
The summer is here, and time to get out and enjoy that summer heat! But that means, protecting your skin
How to Mix Prints - Color Matching. Page 5.
I don't wear lipstick. I just don't. My lips repel lipstick like oil does water. CoverGirl Outlast Lipstain (#405 Berry Smooch), however, is longer lasting, incredibly flattering, and fun to use.
Joico Humidity Blocker does a bang-up job of living up to its claims. My flat-ironed do remained that way in spite of its usual tendency to get kinky towards the end of the day. Even the flyaways stayed at bay. However, avoid this product if your main focus is sheen. The spray leaves a powdery, matte finish.
Fashion Review: C9 by Champion® Fitted Bootcut Pants with Extended Sizes
Aveeno Skin Relief Hand Cream is a moisturizing hand cream that will not break the budget at less than $10 per tube.
Wide-Brim Floppy Hat Trend. Budget Style. Page 6.
Looking for a tinted moisturizer that offers sheer coverage and sun protection? Check out this review of Stila's Sheer Color Tinted Moisturizer before you buy.
The kids may want to wear the latest fashions when they head back to school, but you've got a budget to consider. Can you really outfit them (in clothes they'll actually want to wear) without breaking the bank? Check out these back-to-school shopping suggestions to find out how to save on fashions for the kids.
For thick, dramatic lashes without clumps, CoverGirl's new LashBlast mascara is a solid budget alternative to the more expensive BADgal by BeneFit.
Too lazy for lipstick, but need a hint of color? Tinted balms are the answer. But is this tinted balm right for you?
Get this designer look for less. A classic white suit for spring or summer will keep you cool and stylish at work. Find out how you can get the designer look at budget-friendly prices. Page 3.
Looking for hair care tips that won't cost a fortune? Find out which hair care products are worth the splurge, and which you should save on, here.