Beauty Confidential, from me to you

Have you picked up your copy of Beauty Confidential yet?  Methinks some of my new readers have not!  For those of you that don't know I've written a book, it's a real girl's guide to everything beauty, including plenty of tips for the lazy snooze-button-slapper in all of us.  Curious about organic beauty?  Wondering how ...

Is dreaming of divorce the answer to a happy marriage?

This excellent Ellen Tien article (She's Happily Married, Dreaming of Divorce) appeared in Oprah a few months ago, but has been steadily making its way around the internets, popping up again, as if new, on CNN.com.  Maybe you've already read it (about five times, like I have), maybe not, but I'm curious, young married ladies: ...

Because it’s my birthday week, and I’m feeling thoughtful

Otherwise titled as "A Post That Really Has No Point, But Just 'Cause..."  When I started working at Lucky, fresh out of college, I was a lowly beauty assistant with little input, terrified of everybody around me.  My job initially consisted of opening packages, arranging products in the beauty closet, organizing the in-demand director's schedule (well, ...