More than 286,000 women had breast augmentation last year. That, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, makes boob jobs the most popular plastic surgery of the year, yet again.
"Fashion houses are these hoity-toity places where no one will let you in the door without an appointment," said Nya Tanaka, one of the three founders of The Wearhouse, a new fashion co-op in St. Petersburg. "We want to change that."
In a perfect world, every hair cut would leave you with commercial-ready locks, every facial would leave your skin flawless and every waxing service would leave skin soft and smooth but never sensitive. In the real world, however, treatments sometimes go awry. Beauty uh-ohs can be unsettling, but when calm heads and …
Most of fashion stylist Danielle Marie McFarland's clients are going through a big life change. Some have experienced a huge weight loss; others have a new job or are treating themselves, finding their style in a new phase of their lives. Whatever their reason, they need a new wardrobe, so they find her at Don Me …
The Dinner Party
Amy King, 34, registered nurse, Largo
We assigned Amy the task of dressing up for a Thanksgiving dinner party. She came away with:
Black dress: No label, $5.87
'Tis the season of giving, which of course means that many of us have very little money left to spend on ourselves. The horror! Not to worry, no matter how tight your beauty budget is this season, you can afford to treat yourselves to these beauty freebies and cheapies.
Ask Webster and you'll probably find that a selfie is a self-taken photo, typically taken with a mobile phone and posted to social media.
Red-bottom shoes. Birkin bags. That Hermes H belt. Sometimes it seems like the products on everyone's lips are also well out of most of our price ranges. By a mile.
Forget zombies and goblins. There's far more to be frightened of this time of year … like false lashes, nail art and dark lipstick. No need to scream; this week I've rounded up quick and easy tricks to make even the most challenging beauty trends attainable.
Bat a lash
A little vanity never hurt anybody. At least that's how I see it after penning well over 1,500 beauty columns. Plus, studies have shown that there are real advantages and benefits given to those who are well-groomed and take pride in their appearance.