The Devil’s Toothpaste: Crest Pro-health

If Satan owned a toothbrush, he’d use Crest Pro Health toothpaste to brush his teeth. Ok, maybe I’m being a bit dramatic, but seriously, this toothpaste is horrible. I was a Crest user for years....

Don’t go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me

A blessing of the internet age is that all information is at our fingertips. And a curse of the internet age is that all information is at our fingertips. It can be a time-suck,...

Stila “Stay all Day” Liquid Eyeliner

In the world of eyeballs, the "hooded eye" is the dreaded black sheep of the family. Adjectives to describe hooded eyes are, "mature", "droopy", "crinkly", and even "ethnic." I hate the fact that hooded...

Podcasts: A Beginners’ Guide to a Less Boring Life

It's official: Austin traffic stinks to high heaven. This year I'm going to be spending a LOT of time rotting in claustrophobia-inducing, jerk-central, bumper-to-bumper hell. What saved me during these trying times? Podcasts my...

F*@# Flossing

"People who smoke cigarettes, they say 'You don't know how hard it is to quit smoking.' Yes I do. It's as hard as it is to start flossing." -Mitch Hedberg I hear ya Mitch. It's...

Real Techniques Brushes

You ever throw down $30 on a makeup brush only to have the hair come out on your face after a few applications? Or maybe you’re clumsy like me and have accidentally stepped on...

Win at Your Period: Diva Cup

Periods. They’re the pits right? They’re the lamest of the lame, the grossest of the gross, the thorn in your uterus! It’s like having the flu 5-7 days out of the month except that...

Physicians Formula Organic Mascara: Win or Fail?

My name is Lana, and I am a mascara addict.  I have been this way since I was about 14-years-old and have never been able to control it.  I will probably die with a...

America’s Test Kitchen: Your New Cooking BFF

What I do with makeup, products, life hacks, and health, the lovely America's Test Kitchen people do with food. They've devoted their lives using science and experimentation to find the best, most efficient, and...

Miss Manga Mascara

***Update to post: I've been using this mascara on-and-off for months now, and every time I wear it someone asks, "Are those your real lashes?? WHAT MASCARA DO YOU USE??"*** This is my new favorite...