Archive for November, 2009

Donna Karan Eldridge Leather Bag

Donna Karan Eldridge Leather Bag

The Donna Karan Eldridge is as versatile as it is stylish. It is a cream and black leather pleated bag with crease print, and gunmetal-tone hardware, two convertible handles, snap fastenings at the top, base and sides, and seam detail at the base. It is embellished with a gunmetal-tone designer metal tag with multi-chain hoop at the handle, and a keyhole detail at the base corners. Inside, it has internal zipped and pouch pockets, and is fully lined. The Eldridge bag is so versatile that you can…

Temperley London Ophelia Evening Clutch

Temperley London Ophelia Evening Clutch

The Ophelia clutch black silk-satin box clutch with gold-tone hardware and sequin embroidery. It has a detachable chain-link strap and a black, jewel-embellished snap-fastening at the top. Inside, it is fully lined. Temperley London’s Ophelia clutch adds just the right amount of sophistication and bling to your LBD or cocktail look. The clutch bag’s dimensions are width 8″ / 21cm x height 4″ / 11cm x depth 1″ / 2cm; with a handle drop of 11″ / 28cm. The Temperley London Ophelia Evening Clutch is…

Bright Eye Tricks

Most adults do not get the required 8 hours of sleep a night. The result of sleep deprivation is evident in the worn out appearance. But since the chances of changing our lifestyle and sleep patterns are fairly small, the least we can do is to look rested. Here is how to achieve that bright-eyed look:MoisturizeFirst, moisturize. Use a strong moisturizer in the morning, and apply a lighter cream throughout the day. Avoid applying foundation too thickly, or it will look like a mask. Opt for a tint…

How to Perfect Brows At Home

How to Perfect Brows At Home

Eyebrows can drastically change the way you look. The wrong shape can make you look surprised or stern. But whether your eyebrows are thin elegant or thick and dramatic, you should always groom your brows. That said, here’s how to perfect your brows at home:ToolsYou will need the following tools:Eyebrow brushEyebrow scissorsSharp, slanted-edged tweezersEybrow pencilEyebrow gelFirst, brush your eyebrows upward and trim the hairs. Next shape your brows. To make it even, make sure that the space b…

Anti-Aging Retinoids : Pros and Cons

Retinoids have long been a popular ingredient of anti-aging formulas. But as with everything there are two sides to the retinoid coin. ProsAccording to Dr. Leslie Baumann, a Miami dermatologist, “[retinoids] are are prescription drugs. For FDA approval, drug companies have to do scientific studies that absolutely prove retinoids get rid of wrinkles. It is the only thing on the market that has such concrete evidence.”Dermatologists disagree with the idea that retinoids make the skin thinner. Acco…

Miu Miu Studded Shoulder Bag

Miu Miu Studded Shoulder Bag

Miu Miu’s adorable studded shoulder bag is made of tan leather with a detachable shoulder strap, two top handles, and weaving detail on the sides with large rivets. Inside it has an internal zip pocket and is fully lined. a designer embossed key ring and fastening on top, finish the bag’s look. silver and gold-tone stud embellishments add drama to the bag’s appeal and will surely brighten up you dressed-down attire. The bag’s dimensions are: width 12″ / 30cm x height 10″ / 25cm depth 3″ / 8cm, …

Fendi Peek-a-Boo Leather Bag

Fendi Peek-a-Boo Leather Bag

Fendi’s peek-a-boo leather bag makes a nice investment piece. It is made of black goat leather with decadent gold leather interior, and burnished silver-tone metal hardware. It is given a dégradé black and anthracite effect that, along with the metallics, perfectly accentuates your office ensemble. On top it has a short leather handle, and logo-embossed turnlock fastenings. It has pouch compartments both in front and at the back. Inside, the bag has internal zipped compartment and has a degradé …

How to Fix You Under Eye Problems

How to Fix You Under Eye Problems

Eye bags and dark circles under the eyes have are a common problem among women – what with long hours at work, or sleepless nights at home caring for the family. Fortunately there is a way to hide these pesky under eye problems:PreventionAccording to Marie Claire beauty expert Cheryl Kramer, there is a way to prevent eye bags. Avoid caffeine, salt and alcohol, as these can cause fluid buildup and puffiness. Drinking plenty of water can also prevent dark circles from forming under your eyes. De-…

Easy Evening Makeup

Easy Evening Makeup

If you are looking for an evening makeup style that is easy to do, yet sophisticated enough for a dinner date or a night out with your girl friends, follow these 4 simple tips:Prep your faceWash your face with gentle cleanserApply a light toner using a cotton ballApply a light moisturizer all over your face and neckDot foundation all over your face and neck. Spread it evenly using a foundation brush or a sponge. Lightly dust your face with loose powder. BlushApply a creme blush starting on your…

How to Tame Frizzy Hair

How to Tame Frizzy Hair

Curly hair ala Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman is gorgeous. But it can be hard to manage, especially if you are the wash-and-wear type. That said, here is how to tame frizzy hair within minutes:Avoid too much shampooingShampooing too much dries out hair. Try washing your hair every other day or so to lock your hair’s natural oils and prevent it from drying out. But if you must shampoo your hair everyday, use a moisturizing conditioner.  When using conditioner, use your fingers to comb through you…