Get Expert Advice On How to Care for Your Clothes and Look (Really) Good in Them #Dryel #TheGoodWife

As a 2015 Dryel Ambassador, I had the opportunity to interview Dan Lawson, costume designer from “The Good Wife” on how to create effortless style, take care of clothes, and how to use clothes to bring out our best. I initially thought that costume design was the same as being a stylist. (And by the way,

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How to Calculate Your Beauty Price Tag (and Figure Out if It’s Too High) in 4 Simple Steps

Last night, the lady in the chair next to me was getting her hair washed. As the shampoo lady worked her magic on the woman’s scalp, she said that hairdressers will never go broke; she said that no matter what is happening in her life—stress, leaky roof, or refrigerator repairs—her hair will get did. This

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The Perfect Hair, Beauty, and Skin Regimen Using Inexpensive Natural Products #Skinspiration #FrugalBeauty

YUM!! The Home Shopping Network reached out to me to participate in their #Skinspiration conversation. They asked me to share my skin care icon. I selected Abiola Abrams– a woman that I deeply respect because her inside beauty matches her glowing outside radiance. Her hair and skin are beautiful so I asked her to go

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What to Do When Your Closet is Overflowing

Over the weekend I had brunch with two friends who are heavily into fashion. One is a designer and the other one is a stylist. Naturally, we started to talk about fashion, and then the conversation turned into the topic: how much is too much and what do you do with the clothes that you

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Beauty on a Budget- Handling Oily Skin

by Tonya Rapley As I have told you guys, Tonya is one-fifth of The Frugal Fab 5 and half of the duo at My Fab Fico, a seriously on point personal finance and lifestyle blog. (Please check it out!) Today she is tackling the topic of oily skin…on a budget. I know that I battled with

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5 Top Tips to Being Natural on a Budget

by Laurén Doamekpor  Going natural 2.5 years ago was one of the best decisions I made for my hair, my lifestyle, and my wallet. Now don’t get me wrong. I find that taking care of my natural hair is not always easy, particularly as it grows longer. But over the years, I’ve settled into a routine

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The “Thick Girl”Dilemma: How Do I Rock High Waisted Denim Shorts This Summer and Feel Sexy?

by Tamesha Danyelle This summer, I went shopping exclusively at vintage and thrift stores to create a uniquely[and affordable] aesthetic with my wardrobe. When I looked in my closet, I realized something was missing: a nice pair of denim shorts.  Yes, DENIM SHORTS. High waisted preferably. I’ve been waiting for the perfect moment to channel

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5 Must-Have Tips To Create Summer Style on a Budget

Have you ever been preparing for a vacation and the first thing you say to yourself is: “What do I have to wear?” It’s a common response most people say because, let’s face it, we want to look great while on vacation. But in a day in age where gas is too high, rents are

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Cosmetic Companies Steal: Protect Your Purse and Your Emotions

Have you ever been obsessing over some must-have expensive skin care product that you saw in a department store or advertised in your favorite magazine?  I know I have.  How do they get us all riled up by promising everlasting gorgeousness and boasting about some special serum extracted from ancient lizard eyeballs out of some

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Beauty on a Budget: Hot Picks for Summer-Ready Skin and Hair

This is guest post from Tamesha Danyelle, an Oakland transplant to NYC and an image consultant. Here she  provides LOADS of product recommendations on how to best rock your best summer skin, and hair… on a budget, of course!! 🙂 SUMMER HAIR TRENDSIn terms of hair, I say women on a budget should get creative and

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