5 Drugstore Swaps You HAVE to Make (Save $150!)

Makeup, Skin Care

Apples & Oranges, a photo by N.J. | Photography [On a mission] on Flickr. Okay, I’ll admit it: I’m not a cheap person. I have no problem shelling out the extra dough for higher quality, better craftsmanship, and, occasionally, even the convenience of having something earlier. But there are also times when I acknowledge there Read more »

Revision Intellishade Tinted Moisturizer Review

Makeup, Skin Care

FTC Disclosure:  For the purposes of review, I was mailed a sample of Revision Intellishade Tinted Moisturizer. Many make-up artists recommend tinted moisturizers, particularly for older women, as lines and wrinkles tend to look emphasized – “with a firm crease” – after too much product is applied.   Revision Intellishade Tinted Moisturizer claims to offer lightweight and Read more »

Smoothies: What You Need to Know (& My Experience at Planet Smoothie Pittsburgh)


A recent conversation with a friend of mine: “Why don’t you ever blog about anything local?” A shrug. “I’m not sure. I’ve lived here all my life, so I usually go to the same places.” “You need to switch it up! And put it on your blog! People would love a more personal touch.” My Read more »

Tanda Zap Review

Skin Care

  Tanda Zap is the latest in handheld, at-home devices designed to target acne.  Priced at $49, it is remarkably cheaper than most in-house dermatology services.  Tanda claims the secret of Tanda Zap is the mix of vibration, heat, and light energy, but in reality, the major therapeutic benefit of the Tanda Zap is the Read more »