5 Minute Makeup

Confession: Until I was in college, I never wore makeup.  I know.  How I ever survived those adolescent years with nothing more than some drugstore cover-up is beyond me.  I suppose I was lucky that I did not need eyeshadow and all that jazz.  Certainly now as I'm nearing 30 (gulp) I have to apply … [Read more...]

Quick, Flawless Nails

I'm one of those people that never feels quite put together unless my nails are done.  It just adds the finishing, feminine touch to any outfit!  I try to fit in a professional manicure when I can, but those times are getting few and far between.  Sitting down to paint my nails myself has become … [Read more...]

Lip Service

A pretty pout is worth every penny you pour into achieving it -- whether that means luxe moisturizing balm or a Chanel gloss. To get us through the winter months, we've test-driven some of the best and brightest options on the market to finish off your look. Remember, even if your hair is a mess and … [Read more...]

StyleSeat: Looking Chic Just Got Easier

You know that feeling when you look in the mirror while brushing your teeth and realize you haven't had a haircut in way too long? (Thanks a lot, favorite stylist, for moving to a new town and leaving you in the dust). If you wait until a normal hour and try to set aside time to find a new cutter, … [Read more...]

Whish… for Lovely Legs

The summer sun is fading, and those gorgeous gams you came to admire might be looking and feeling a little worse for the wear. I love everything about fall, from the fashion to the food. But one thing I don't love are the itchy, newly-pale legs that start to emerge. Before you reach for those black … [Read more...]

Summer-Friendly Smoky Eye

Sometimes you just want to jazz it up for date night, a wedding, or whatever else your warm-weather plans have in store. I've found that an all-black or dark gray smoky eye can be a bit too heavy in summer months, but you can still achieve the same punch from color cousins brown or purple. The trick … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty: Glow this Winter with Fake Bake

Its that magical time of year, when our legs get so incredibly pale that they practically glow in the dark. Or is that just me? Since I live in the Northeast and not in Hawaii, in the cold, winter months I have to rely on self-tanner to make my legs look less like they belong to a … [Read more...]

Save Your Hands with Casabella Gloves

Hot water and harsh chemicals damage our skin and nails, especially at the sink. When washing dishes, the hot water and dish soap weaken fingernails, leading to torn nails and chipped polish, not to mention dried out cuticles. The simple solution is, of course, to wear cleaning gloves. But I've … [Read more...]

#BestofBeauty: Get Skin Ready for Winter

When the weather outside is frightful (my definition of "frightful" is "anything below 60 degrees." I really belong in Hawaii...), we here at All Things Chic have three simple rules for great skin: 1. Never go outside without gloves. $14 You can douse your hands in expensive lotion every … [Read more...]