More articles about holidays


by Andrea Woroch It seems like the chaos surrounding the holiday shopping season started way too early this year. With holiday advertisements in September and Thanksgiving Day store openings, this season’s festivities seem especially commercialized. That’s why I’ve found myself gravitating towards gifts that support charitable giving. Inspired by a recent article highlighting unique gifts that fund causes and communities,... CONTINUE READING 9


by Marissa Collado The holidays come with a lot of stress and while you may be feeling like the Grinch with the season's added pressure, no one wants the Yule log to be the only thing on fire. Here are five tips to keep your bedroom activities spicier than the cinnamon in your eggnog! 1. Toys Give your partner a sexy toy that... CONTINUE READING 16


Some of us procrastinate on gift-giving. Whether we deny that statement or not, the mad scramble to find something at the mall just causes headache. Avoid waiting in long lines this holiday season by logging on and checking out some products from Go-Girl Fashion Fixes, who has a little one-of-a-kind gift for everyone. Here’s some gifts for the giver on... CONTINUE READING 6


You've already decked the halls, sported festive jewelry and picked up the trendiest winter styles. But there's one key thing missing: your nails! They deserve some holiday lovin' too. For some nail art inspiration, here are eight jolly holiday manicures that will make you the shining leader of the pack this season...kind of like Rudolph! -Lauren Urban Santa's Twist on the French... CONTINUE READING 21


The holidays are here and if you’re having trouble getting your beauty-obsessed bestie (you know, the girl that has everything) a special gift, you may want to consider creating a handmade item she’ll treasure. While we all know it’s the thought that counts, you may as well let us put all the thought into these beauty-ful DIY presents that... CONTINUE READING 4

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‘Tis the season to shop till you drop! But even the most dedicated shopaholics out there occasionally get fed up with crowded malls and department stores. If you want a revamped retail experience, check out Shecky’s Holiday Night Out, where you’ll find everything from festive party dresses and accessories to adorable last-minute holiday gifts for everybody on your list. Grab... CONTINUE READING 11

Get Your Prettiest Holiday Party Hair Ever

Looking for holiday hair inspiration? We’ve combed through the best red carpet beauty looks, the hautest runway hairstyles and prettiest Pinterest ‘dos to bring you the most gorgeous party-ready holiday hair ever. Whether you’ve got five minutes or five hours to set your strands, we’ve got a style for you—from ridiculously easy slicked-back buns embellished with ornate headbands to glossy... CONTINUE READING 6

5 Cool-Girl Alternatives

Suffering from sparkly frock fatigue? Sure, we love a glitter-laden cocktail dress as much as the next girly girl, but even we're feeling the need to steer clear of the staling holiday staple this year. That's where these cool-girl alternatives come in—jacquard blazer, sheer panel pantsuits, peplum pencil skirts, tuxedo shirts and haute heels. And don't worry, even without those... CONTINUE READING 13

Beauty Blogger Gift Guide

If you got a beauty blogger on your list, let this beauty freakazoid school you on a gift idea or two. Whether it's pretty polishes for the YouTube nail tutorial guru or glam heat styling products for the beauty jet setter, from one beauty blogger to another, here's how you gift her one beautiful Christmas! Total Beauty's BeautyGasm Set Beauty and... CONTINUE READING 7

Merry & Bright: 5 Scented Candles That Will Lighten Your Mood

Sure, we all enjoy many of the sights and sounds of the season. Whether it’s strolling down Fifth Avenue in New York City to peer into the intricately decorated windows, or listening to "The Christmas Song" for the hundredth time on the radio, there’s a certain nostalgic feeling that brings us back to joyful moments of Christmas past. Since we’re... CONTINUE READING 14