It's hard to miss all the press that parabens and their potential links to health issues from increased breast cancer risk to allergies have received over the last several years. Known to disrupt hormone function in our bodies, parabens are synthetic compounds widely used as preservatives in health, beauty and personal care products. While many products only have trace amounts of the compound, using numerous products with small amounts can lead to too much. As reported in Scientific American, researchers have found that even people who make a point to steer clear of potentially harmful beauty products, still have ...Read more.
Every year during the Anniversary Sale, Nordstrom secures special deals and bundles from all the top beauty brands... it's a beauty junkie's dream! Here are a few of the deals I recommend taking advantage of while the NSale is on. Plus, be sure and scroll through the website to check if any of your other go-to brands are on sale as well! ...Read more.
For me, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale means back-to-school shopping time! My mom and I have fun every year going to the store and trying on all the new clothes for fall, then picking out my favorites for the start of school. This year I start 5th grade and that's Middle School at my school, so we have a dress code we need to follow. Shorts and skirts have to be a certain length and tops have to have a collar if they don't have a sleeve or a sleeve if there's no collar. I need basics like tees and jeans too, but they can't be distressed for school, which is a challenge as most denim is distressed right now! Plus, I ...Read more.
It's that time of year again... fall fashion on SALE in July.... the highly-anticipated Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! My daughter and I generally hit the first day of early access for Nordstrom cardholders and make a day of it, but this year she's at camp all week, so we'll be doing our annual mother-daughter back-to-school shopping trip this weekend. Naturally, I couldn't wait that long, and hit the store and website to shop and pre-scout for her as well. Who else's kids are at the age where it's become difficult to shop for them?? I'm running at a rate of being "right " with my choices for her about 50% of the time... ...Read more.
Q: My family hosts a big Fourth of July barbecue and celebration at our home every year. Do you have any ideas for casual and patriotic, yet stylish and cute, outfits? -- Maryanne ...Read more.
With temps topping out over 110 degrees, it may be a dry heat, but we're cooking here in the desert! Dressing cool for summer, while looking effortlessly chic and not overheated, is an art. On NBC Channel 12's Arizona Midday, Angela featured breezy, versatile summer looks that work for multiple occasions, from work to vacays to date night with a few styling tricks. Plus, she showed stylish looks to wear for the Fourth of July. All of the outfits are from Vida Moulin boutique in North Central Phoenix. Which look do you rate as your #1? ...Read more.