Nov 24, 2014 8:20 AM
Adding glitter to your eyelids is a great way to bump up the festive factor at upcoming holiday parties... until it drifts down to your cheeks, chin, and dress, making you look sloppy. Keep your sparkle in place with Lime Crime's Glitter Helper ($20). Just dab onto your skin with your finger, apply your glitter, and party on without having to run to the bathroom for a makeup check every half hour.
Nov 24, 2014 8:15 AM
You invest a ton of money into a tablecloth for the holidays and it never fails - Cousin Tom always spills a glass of red wine and Dad can't seem to eat his cranberry sauce without dropping half of it back onto the table. Get smart this year and use a portion of this paper runner ($32) to protect your table. It's still got a lovely design and classy look, but when the feast is over you can crinkle it up and throw it away - no harm done!
Nov 24, 2014 8:10 AM
Need a way to turn a plain dress into something ready for the holiday season? Simply add a cape - specifically, this Embellished Cape ($49) from the Miss Selfridge Premium Collection. We wish adding a cape was always the way to solve a fashion problem - maybe it is!
Nov 24, 2014 8:05 AM
Please tell us that we weren't the only ones who adored our Underoos when we were kids. They gave kids super powers and the fortitude to tackle the monkey bars at the park. Now, all these years later, Underoos are back... and they come in adult sizes. We know that Fruit of the Loom is just cashing in on Millennial nostalgia, but don't let it prevent you from rocking a Batgirl Underwear Set ($25). We doubt you'll be swinging across the playground in them, but we're pretty sure superhero undies will make you feel pretty confident as you climb the corporate ladder.
Nov 24, 2014 8:00 AM
The most common complaint we hear from our friends with young kids? They may never have free time again. Help them shave a few minutes off their hectic schedules by gifting them a bottle of this Shampoo Skin Care ($15). It doubles as a shampoo and body wash, so they can just suds their kiddo up all over, rinse, and get on with their day. Bonus: The super gentle no-tears formula ensures that bathtime won't be drawn out by meltdowns.
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Nov 22, 2014 3:02 AM
The Victoria's Secret PINK Cage Push-Up Bralette ($29) incorporates sexy with comfort. This sexy little number is available in 6 colors to coordinate with all your favorite panties. Visit Victoria's Secret PINK and for a limited time, you can score free shipping with your bra purchase (code BRASHIP) as well as free PINK panty (code PINKPANTY). Shop soon as both offers end Tuesday, November 25.
Nov 21, 2014 9:35 AM
If it were up to us, babies wouldn't get holiday gifts - what are they gonna remember of it anyway? But we can't get away with that without our sister-in-law giving us dirty looks around the Christmas tree, so here goes.
Gray & Blue Shark Slip-On Sneakers ($18 on sale)
When in Roam Crib Quilt ($50 on sale)
1-Piece Microfleece Jumpsuit ($9 on sale)
TOMS Classic Tiny American Flag Slip-On ($23 on sale)
Watermelon Wet & Freeze Teether ($3 on sale)
Our mothers told us to avoid looking cheap, but we can't help but think frugality is flattering. Does This Make Us Look Cheap? is your Friday dose of sale items to snag over the weekend - because being a tightwad doesn't mean you don't have taste.
Nov 21, 2014 9:30 AM
You always start your holiday baking with a smile on your face and a list of goodies three miles long, but when you're in the trenches waiting for your sugar cookies to cool and your frosting to harden, you curse yourself for tackling too much. Cut a few corners and opt for a store-bought dough, or skip crushing up candy canes in favor of shaking a bunch of Peppermint Crunch Sprinkles ($10) onto your peppermint bark and gingerbread people. When friends and family are gobbling up your goodies, they won't even notice the substitutes!
Nov 21, 2014 9:25 AM
Hurrah! You managed to find yourself an excellent parking spot at work three days in a row. The victory doesn't merit a party, per se, but it certainly could use a handful of glitter confetti ($8) and possibly a slice of cake from the bakery down the street. Walk, though, because moving your car may break your good luck streak!
Nov 21, 2014 9:21 AM
Designed to be a daily cleansing product, this Egg Pore Deep Cleansing Foam ($16) is only sorta foam-y, but it does expand on your face with a little water and soft rubbing. After a few uses, you should notice that it contracts your pores so that dirt and oils can't get in and wreck havoc by turning into little blackheads, or worse, whiteheads.
Nov 21, 2014 9:15 AM
Traveling with a little one over the holiday season? Make sure you've got a Road Pack ($54) from Mayron's Baby Goods with you at all times. It's full of TSA-approved bottles and tubes of important creams, lotions, and potions to keep baby clean, happy, and smelling good while you're away from home. The zippered bag will make sure everything stays together and, more importantly, doesn't leak all over the rest of your carry-on items.
Nov 21, 2014 9:10 AM
Bling on the festive cheer with these Flossie Chaste flats ($79) from Hush Puppies. They're built to walk in, but they're designed to elevate even the simplest of looks to holiday party ready. But 'tis the season for metallics, so don't be shy - feel free to wear these with sequined get-ups and shimmery sweaters.
Nov 21, 2014 9:05 AM
Does the mere sight of these colorful markers ($27 for a 36-pack) make your heart go pitter-patter? We thought so. A doodler's dream, the generous pack of ultra-fine markers come in an array of colors that'll keep you drawing for hours. They are permanent, though, so if you move from paper to your skin, keep in mind that it won't wash off without some serious scrubbing!
Nov 21, 2014 9:02 AM
Lush and lovely, this floral Coach purse ($350) is the stuff of dreams. And while the price tag isn't, we like that the mini size means Santa should have plenty of room for it in his pack. Luckily for us, it's not too small to hold our essentials. The inside is spacious enough for a phone, wallet, makeup items, and keys. Perfect.
Nov 21, 2014 8:55 AM
Apparently our desire to wear blankets all winter long extends down to our footwear. These Sorel boots ($120) are gonna look great with the warm wool blankets that we're wearing over our torsos. Okay, they're called "ponchos" - but that's just terminology.