I’m always in the market for product testers, and my family members are my regular recruits. My sister-in-law Lizzie isn’t the lipstick wearing, weekly professional blowout type. She prefers minimal makeup and air-dried hair. She doesn’t fall for a product because it looks cute in the packaging or simply smells good. So when she was uncharacteristically enthusiastic about a styling cream she tested on her wavy hair, I knew it earned its spot on TBG.
Living Proof has a reputation for setting the bar high when it comes to hair products. Their Full Thickening Mousse is a winner. The brand, which was started by some brainy MIT peeps, was also one of the first to bring the concept of primer for hair to market. The Prime Style Extender is meant to perform like a makeup primer. Read More
Sometimes hair and makeup trends can seem more crazy than clever. Thankfully, we can take this season’s seriously as many are classic looks with interesting tweaks. Here are some of the best hair, makeup, and nail trends going on right now. Read More
Dove held an event this summer where I was invited to get a wash and blowout on Chicago’s Michigan Ave. Getting my hair shampooed on the sidewalk was a first, and having the clear sky and the city’s skyscrapers as my view from the basin was especially relaxing. I also spent time with Dove’s celeb stylist Matt Fugate (he’s the guy in the photo). He’s worked with January Jones, Christina Hendricks and Claire Danes to give you an idea. During our chat, he shared some great tips that will help you be smart when choosing your products. Here they are… Read More
At first glance, you probably think the only way to get this polished ponytail is to pay for it at a salon. However, it’s surprisingly easy to do yourself. To start, make sure hair is stick straight, and use a clear elastic band to secure your ponytail.
Aveda did the sleek ponys (shown left) at the Stella McCartney Fall/Winter 2013 Collection. Here are some of their best tips to get this style: Read More
Costco continues to impress. I told you when they started selling diamond rings and cashmere. Now the budget friendly store is bringing in beauty with celebrity makeup, nail and haircare lines. To find out how to win these products… Read More
I’ve gotten plenty of pitches for products claiming to make you look younger and skinnier. But the latest one takes the cake; a new oral pill called Go Away Gray that claims to permanently halt and reverse the graying process. Can you believe?! Read More