100 years of East London style in 100 seconds

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To help promote the opening of Europe’s largest urban shopping centre, Westfield Stratford City has put together a nice little video that shows off the last 100 years of European fashion in 100 seconds.

Warby Parker’s Vision: Affordable Glasses

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Warby Parker is a new company with a big mission, or should we say vision.  Dedicated to the idea that quality eyewear should not only be available to those with who can afford the high prices of glasses, the new company has set out to deliver prescription framed glasses at an incredibly affordable price – usually about $95. Continue reading “Warby Parker’s Vision: Affordable Glasses” »

Color Yourself GREEN with These Tips

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Jill Kirsh’s clients don’t have to opt for an extreme make-over by a plastic surgeon, they just need to make some color corrections with their wardrobe and make-up choices. Continue reading “Color Yourself GREEN with These Tips” »

Meet HerBusyLife’s Purse-sonality Contest Winners

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Thank you, HerBusyLife! I can’t believe I won this purse. It’s gorgeous…and totally fits my ‘purse-onality’! The bad thing is it fits my 19-year-old daughter’s purse-onality, too! She nabbed it before Christmas before I could carry it for the first time. Continue reading “Meet HerBusyLife’s Purse-sonality Contest Winners” »

5 Ways to Save on Holiday Shopping

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Everyone is watching their spending money these days, and the holidays require even more cost-saving strategies in order to squeeze the most out of every dollar. Stores are making it easier to save money this year, but be sure to shop early for those in-demand items. Many stores have cut back on quantities so they may go fast when on sale. Continue reading “5 Ways to Save on Holiday Shopping” »

CyberMonday.com Presents Holiday Deals from over 700 Retailers

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By Ina Steiner
AuctionBytes.com
November 17, 2010

Over 15.8 million people visited CyberMonday.com last holiday season, generating over $6 million in sales on Cyber Monday alone. Shop.org launched the site in November 2006, and it currently features special promotions from the more than 700 retailers represented on the site, including free shipping and dollar-off deals.

To prepare for the holidays, the site has been redesigned with new features that help consumers find the best holiday deals, including:

  • An “Our Favorite Deals” section, updated frequently, which pulls ten of the site’s best deals handpicked by the team;
  • A section of “Top 10 Hottest Products” featuring the season’s most popular products at great prices.

Shoppers who engage with the site on Facebook or Twitter are eligible to win retailer gift cards, get holiday gift ideas, and be among the first to see the site’s best deals. Continue reading “CyberMonday.com Presents Holiday Deals from over 700 Retailers” »

Black Friday Business Expands

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Forecasts for the holiday shopping season are mixed but one thing certain is that Black Friday is here to stay.

The Amount of Black Friday shoppers will increase from 195 million last year to 200 million this year with more people looking to save on Christmas gifts during this tough time.

With a greater amount of shoppers the total amount of Black Friday spending will increase, yet only very slightly, Continue reading “Black Friday Business Expands” »

Top 5 Fashion Trends to Wear This Fall

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Now that summer is over, it’s a great time to up-date your wardrobe for fall and winter. HerBusyLife editors watched the designer runways, scanned the streets, and checked out the headlines to give you the inside scoop on the hottest trends. The fall season comes with a lot of fresh looks and new takes on already established fashion trends. Continue reading “Top 5 Fashion Trends to Wear This Fall” »

The Story of Cosmetics

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Major loopholes in U.S. federal law allow the $50 billion beauty industry to put unlimited amounts of chemicals into personal care products with no required testing, no monitoring of health effects and inadequate labeling requirements—making cosmetics among the least-regulated consumer products on the market. Continue reading “The Story of Cosmetics” »

Celebrity Makeup Secrets

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Next time you compare your looks to those of a celebrity and feel a burn of inadequacy in your heart, remember that celebrities have the best makeup artists in the industry working on them. Celebrity makeup artists use all the “best products” and “best techniques” to transform plain, flawed faces into beautiful works of art. Instead of spending your days tossing coins into a wishing-well for your own makeup artist? Why not take the time to learn the following celebrity makeup secrets and become your own personal makeup artist? Just think, if you have the know how then the only things separating you from a professional makeup artist’s skill level is sleight of hand (which can be practiced) and creativity (inspiration is everywhere). And most importantly, have fun with it! You are your own Estée Lauder…Watch the video to learn some tips: Continue reading “Celebrity Makeup Secrets” »

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