Beauty

Black (Liner) is Beautiful!

Hey muchachitas, The other day, I was getting a pedicure at my girl’s fancy Brooklyn salon Polish Bar, when I got a call from a 516 number. I know immediately who it was — Beth Israel Hospital, calling to kindly...... Read More...

Oily Skin Rx!

I am a member of #teamoilyskin. However, I’m not trying to advocate membership by broadcasting the shine that radiates from my nose and forehead. So I do everything I can to minimize T-zone oilage. But the other day, five hours into wearing a full...... Read More...

L’Oreal Enters the Matrix with Makeup Genius

Hi ladies, Technology stresses me out, and it always has.  I’m consistently a late adapter.  I went to college in the fall of ’93…with a stereo that not only didn’t have a CD player, it had a record player on top of...... Read More...

SYB Freebie: 5 Becca Cosmetics Gift Sets!

  Hey Muchachitas! Considering it’s about time to start spicing up our collections with some summertime essentials, you’ll be excited to get your hands on this weeks freebie – Becca Cosmetics’ Shimmering Skin Perfector in Topaz, Ultimate Colour Gloss in...... Read More...

The White Stuff

Growing up with a Cosmo-obsessed mom, you’d think I would’ve had an early introduction to beauty. But I grew up in a no-makeup household. Not a “wait till you’re 16″ situation. No makeup, whatsoever. But we all know what happens...... Read More...

Spend Money on Good Skincare

Hey muchachitas, I have ants in my apartment. I got the whole place treated, but they giggled it off and kept it moving. So annoying. It happened, like, overnight. Sometimes Lina feels like they’re her pets (I catch her chatting with them...... Read More...

Kiss My Lash!

Hi muchachitas, Three weeks ago, I was a chaperone on a kindergarten field trip. It was to a farm — and I was wearing a strong lip and shades — so I was definitely on my Betty Draper. Lina and...... Read More...

SYB Freebie: Ralph Lauren Midnight Romance

Hey girls! Kindly get into this week’s freebie, Ralph Lauren’s Midnight Romance Fragrance. Whether you’re already engaging in some midnight romance (I hate you) or are interested in getting some, you’ll love this springy, sexy scent. Valued at $75, Midnight Romance combines sultry floral notes...... Read More...

Budget Beauty Bonanza

Coco Chanel once said, “The best things in life are free, but the second best are extremely expensive.” She had it so right, yet so wrong. I work in retail, which has a rep for being the worst. You know,...... Read More...

So, About the New Nars Glosses

Hi muchachitas, Yes, I was MIA for an entire week, and you know where I am when I fall off the grid. I was in the hospital with a migraine, and I have Felicia of ThisThatBeauty to thank for keeping...... Read More...