I’m a Mommy! How We Chose Baby’s Name

The only constant is change. And now … I’m a mommy! We have a baby!! It’s so surreal. Baby boy made his debut just over two weeks ago. He decided to join us a few days after his due date, which made him a May baby like his daddy. My little Taurus (that’s his sign, … Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Lash Extensions

I did it! I got eyelash extensions. I’m now in the club with Kim Kardashian, J.Lo, and whole bunch of other beautiful celebrities! But before embarking on some extra-long lashes there’s a few things you should know (don’t want to risk going to a hack and getting an eye infection!). I sat down (well, technically … Continue Reading

Little Black Bag: My Haul & Exclusive Deal!

Sponsored Post Who likes presents? That’s rhetorical, we all do! What’s even better? Getting gifts that you get to pick out. Little Black Bag does just that. It’s a retail site that specializes in accessories and has great bags, all for only $50. Here’s how it works. You pick an item to buy ( I … Continue Reading

SRS: A Girl’s Gotta Spa Sale Strategies

My name is Shannon and I launched A Girl’s Gotta Spa! in 2005 back when blogging was basically unheard of. A Girl’s Gotta Spa! is my version of “Calgon Take Me Away!” My team and I focus on real-life reviews of beauty products from skin care to hair care to makeup, and of course, spa treatments too. … Continue Reading

Trend Bite: Coverup on the Beach W/ Items You Own

Hey fashionistas, It’s Memorial Day Weekend! Enjoy it and don’t worry if you haven’t prepped your wardrobe or your bod for summer. Rework your wardrobe and play dress up in your own closet. Try these items on for size.   http://youtu.be/XKz5PBIyPA8

Splurge vs Steal: Marc Jacob’s vs Target

Is it safe to say we’re all in summer mode? I know I am. I also know that a straw cross-body bag would make a fabulous new addition to my closet. I found a steal that has the whole neon and nude going on. Plus, a cross-body bag is perfect for summer getaways, carnivals, and … Continue Reading

Glow in the Dark Nails

I’m all about the brights right now, and nails are no exception. Cut those nails down, add a neon hue, and flash me those digits! But, did you know it’s illegal?!?!? I was just reading on Shefinds that neon hues are illegal to make in the US, so the colors we think are neon are … Continue Reading

Tea Party with Whitney Port

Tea time! Spring has sprung. Get out your florals and frills, fashionista, and join the tea party with Whitney Port. I’ll be there and so should you! She’ll be on the Main Line showing you her new collection and you can snag a photo with the style maven, so come dressed to impress in your … Continue Reading

DIY: Faux Glow Yourself

Get your glow on, girl! My most recent radio segment was all about snagging a tan sans sun and fake baking (both are bad and NOT on trend). All the celebs, minus Jersey Shore, use fake tanner to get a bronze bod. The brand of choice is St. Tropez. Guiliana Rancic uses it and I … Continue Reading

Trend Bite: Spoons For Eyes

Hi Pretty!! Low on beauty sleep (aren’t we all)? Don’t fret. There’s a quick fix and all you need are two kitchen spoons. Stick them in the freezer or run under cold water. Apply under your eyes using pressure and say goodbye to puffy eyes. I swear by this, especially during allergy season!   Videography by … Continue Reading