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Beauty Battle: Flat Irons

Welcome to the second installment of Beauty Battle, where Bostonista pits two beauty products — one high-end, one drugstore — against each other. This week […]

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Getting Cheeky: Sue Devitt Bronzer

When I was an intern at D Beauty magazine in Dallas, I had a chance to raid the beauty closet, which was stuffed with leftover […]

Arts & Entertainment

Five Reasons I'm Ready for 'Captain America' (Only Two Are About Chris Evans' Abs)

Captain America comes out tomorrow, and the early reviews are good: Hitfix calls it “one of the finest movies yet from Marvel Studios,” and Kevin […]

Restaurants

Drink Up: Low-Calorie Cocktails

Red Sox vs. Yankees. Democrats vs. Republicans. Cowboys vs. aliens. This summer has plenty of rivalries — but perhaps none so bitter as the battle […]

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Who's Got More Class Than a Bunch of GQ Hipsters?

By now, we’ve all heard that GQ named Boston the worst-dressed city in America. And we have to admit, the mag has a fair point […]

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Trend Watch: Ubiquitous Summer Styles

While hoofing around the sweaty streets of Boston the past couple of weeks, we noticed two things. The first is that someone needs to invent […]

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Nailing It: The Newsprint Manicure

Recently while browsing the beauty blogosphere, I came across a tutorial for a newsprint manicure. I admit, it’s not hot-off-the-presses new, but it happens to […]

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Skin Savers: CoverGirl NatureLuxe Silk Foundation

Summertime is my favorite time of year. I love the sunshine, the breezy dresses and sandals (and that our office closes early on Fridays). But […]

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Trend Watch: Kingdom Animalia

Zebra and leopard prints have long been a fashion staple, but jewelry designers are taking things a step further this summer and creating pieces sculpted […]

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See Something, Say Something

“Junior high called — it wants its fashion sense back.” Location: The Colonnade rooftop pool Crime Committed: Improper use of glitter, and nails that could […]

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Beauty Battle: Lip Stains

Welcome to the first installment of Beauty Battle, where we’ll pit two similar products — one from an upscale brand, the other from a drugstore […]

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Testing: Argan Magic Nourishing Hair Cream

I grew up in Texas, where summers stretch for half the year and are invariably punishingly hot. Two things save the season from being completely […]

Restaurants

I Ate This: Round Two Brunch at Lolita

My curiosity about Lolita was first piqued when I read Amy Traverso’s review back in March. So when I heard that the place had begun […]

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Book Review: Spoiled

“Arugula, put them down. You know thigh-high sandals give you cankles.” Thus begins Spoiled, the debut young-adult novel from hilarious fashion bloggers the Fug Girls, […]

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Apparently We Aren't the Only Ones into Hair Feathers

Ye gods! On Monday we reviewed our experience with the hair-feather craze; the same day, the Seattle Times reported that the trend is causing fly […]