Beauty 101: Always Take Your Makeup Off Before Bed

We hear it over and over AND OVER again from every beauty expert in the biz. You should always take your makeup off before bed. And we try, but sometimes we’re just so exhausted and all we want to do is hit that pillow. So we’ve found a Simple solution….literally.

beautyinsideout-whkystill004They gently exfoliate the skin and remove impurities, we like to leave them on our nightstand so they’re only an arms reach away which is no excuse not to use them.

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Lunchbox Love

So we’re already stressing over “Back to School” but our good friend from, Erin Chase shared a few finds to make these hectic times a little easier. Starting with lunch.

btslunches4Check out these adorable little note cards from Lunchbox Love. They’re so cute to just pop in your kiddo’s bag and when they open it, they’ll know that you’re thinking of them. Each card comes with a fun fact and a positive message like “I feel lucky to be your mom.” They only costs $2.99 and come with enough notes for the entire school year.

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Designer Flash Sale Site for Kids

If you’re a mom, then you’ve probably already heard about It’s an adorable site of designer flash sales for the kiddos, but also for mom too. (It’s nice they include us).

zulilyCheck out some of our picks from the site here!



Weekend Warrior Snack Kit

Before you head out on that hike, bike ride or camping trip make sure to pack the summer excursion essentials. Men’s Health Magazine’s Clint Carter, shares what weekend warriors should throw in their backpacks before hitting the great outdoors.

menshealthtips1Snacks were at the top of his list and he says to have plenty of them. From fruit and nut bars to freeze dried salad and coconut water, you’ll be set. Go to for more great tips.

Back to College

August 12, 2014  |  FASHION, HOME & FAMILY  |  Comments Off

It’s almost time to start the new semester. To be stylish and smart when it comes to shopping for all the school essentials we turned to SELF Magazine’s Elaine D’Farley for the rundown on the hottest trends and how to get them for less.


Check out her picks here!

Choose Optimal Health

Establishing a healthier lifestyle does not happen over night, but achieving it may be easier than you think. Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen, Co-founder and Director of Take Shape for Life stopped by to share how we can create long-term health in our own lives with a few simple steps.

drAFor example, make sure to get your Zzzs! The doc says seven hours is key. Check out more of his tips here!

Give Bulk a Chance

You’ve probably passed by them (us too), time and time again…we’re talking the bulk bins. But with a few tips from our pal Danny Seo, the bulk bin area now might be your favorite place to hit in the supermarket.

dannyseo071414-kobstill001Danny just launched his new mag Naturally and inside it’s full of amazing recipes made from ingredients you can find in the bulk area of Whole Foods Market. Go to for a breakdown.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Keri Russell looked oh so cool, calm and collected as she walked the red carpet at Williamsburg Cinemas in Brooklyn for the premiere of the eighth film in the “Planet of the Apes” franchise.

planetofapes“Preparing… it’s just something you experience, and you either roll with it or you don’t, and luckily I had Andy Serkis who’s kind of magnificent,” says Russell, who turned to her veteran costar for his expertise on dealing with a set of real and fake apes alike.

Check out the rest here!

Serious Summer Essentials

There are a few things we think should be in your beach bag at all times…such as sunscreen, a large brimmed hat and of course a great deodorant.

summerbeauty071114_WHKY.Still003One we’re really liking right now is Dove Advanced Care deodorant with NutriumMoisture. It not only keeps you dry and odor-free for up to 48 hours, but it also has real skincare benefits. In fact, it’s clinically proven to reduce irritation from shaving and will give you smoother underarms in just three days. Comes in eleven different scents too and is just $4.99 at mass market stores. 

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STAR Beauty

Want to look like a STAR? We did, so we turned to the mag’s Cheryl Kramer Kaye with her picks on products to keep us gorgeous all Summer long.

starsummerbeautyShe’s been our go-to gal for years. Take a look at what she deems the best to beat the summer beauty woes.