| Jul 11, 2010
Don't want to stumble through the sand on laser-cut platforms at a Malibu beach party? Rubber flip-flops too casual? Tkees, a collection of dressy leather sandals, are a beachy choice with an interesting slogan: Cosmetics for your feet.
| Jul 21, 2010
U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., introduced legislation Tuesday that would toughen safety standards for cosmetics, including requiring regular government testing of products for hazardous ingredients.
The call for testing of cosmetics — from...
| Jul 25, 2010
Are there multiple shampoos in your shower caddy? Old face creams gathering dust in your cabinet? Have you been accused of having a bathroom that looks like a Sephora store?
Most important, does any of this make you a "cosmoholic"? Yes, there is such a...
| Aug 17, 2010
Going green goes beyond finding ways to save energy and cut down on waste. The organic food movement has gained a lot of followers in recent years, and so has the push for organic beauty products.
Hugo Saavedra is a chef who uses his culinary skills to...
| Jan 28, 2011
Pink it and shrink it.
Just a few years ago, that was the idea. That's the amount of thought professional sports leagues put into the products they offered their women fans.
They'd just take the popular men's stuff — the boxy t-shirts, player...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 10:29 AM
Faith E. Wachter doesn't normally spend as much as $17 on shampoo in a single shopping trip. But by stocking up on haircare products recently, the Ellicott City resident saved more than $4 on gasoline for her car — and just in time for a drive to...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 8:50 AM
When most people think of Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, businesswoman is not the first word that springs to mind.
It's usually not the second or even the third.
But that's exactly what the pint-sized breakout star of MTV's Jersey Shore is.
| Oct 9, 2011
What's in a name? When it comes to nail polish, a catchy name can seal the deal for a woman searching for "her" color.
Flip the bottle to read the label and a quirky or funny name instantly sets a shade apart in a sea of reds, pinks and nudes —...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 1:39 PM
Ulta Beauty, a prestige and mass beauty product retailer, is extending its operations to the Tri-State area.
Ulta plans to open a beauty store in the Centre at Hagerstown near Petsmart this fall, said Hayley Noveck, spokeswoman for DKC Public Relations...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 10:49 AM
Start Your Shopping Trip Online
Some cosmetic brands offer shade matching tools on their web sites. Take the on line quizzes, print out the resulting shade recommendations and bring them along with you when you go shopping.
Cruise the Endcaps...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Editor's note: While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published May 15, 2010.
Each Saturday morning I open the local newspaper and am shocked to see my scraggly,...