My Valentine’s Day Look: V-Back Pearls Dress from the Lookbook Store

Lookbook Store

Shoulder Back Alright, from the Fashion part of this blog, you probably know my style: Conservative. Classic. A few modern elements, maybe a gold bangle or a diamond earring here or there. More Dior than Alexander McQueen, more Banana Republic than Bebe. It’s just the way that I am. But come Valentine’s Day, every girl deserves to Read more »

AminoGenesis Cocoon: A Favorite Body Lotion

AminoGenesis Cocoon

If January is the month that everyone starts thinking about weight loss, then February should be the month everyone starts thinking about body care. I’m serious — it’s a mere five weeks until Spring, and we all know that knees, elbows, and feet can be anything but bareable come late March. That is, unless we Read more »

Follow Friday + Nicki’s Personal Updates: A New Outlook for Valentine’s Day

Nicki's Personal Updates, Personal
Let your inner self guide the outer self.

This week, everything got to be kind-of a mess. Despite my best efforts, this all happened in the same day on Wednesday: My alarm clock did not go off. The website went down all day. My graphic designer’s car broke down. My photographer’s computer broke down. An advertiser’s PayPal account was frozen, and we did not Read more »

Neutrogena Microdermabrasion System Review + 3 Other OTC Products vs. Dermatological Treatments — Which are Better?

Skin Care
Apothederm Bright Skin Serum

I recently interviewed a well-known dermatologist. “What’s the biggest time of year for you?” I asked inquisitively. “Look,” she said, peering at me over exquisite Chanel rims, “It’s not so much the time of the year as the state of the economy. When people are doing well, I do well. When the economy takes a Read more »