Stories by Marissa DeSantis

11 Flat Boots We Wish Were In Our Closet

We're big fans of boots in every variety, but a tall boot with a flat-to-the-floor sole or slightly chunky heel is a closet necessity. They instantly dress up denim, and they can be worn running errands or commuting without killing your feet. Plus, they're much more practical than a sky-high heeled option when winter is still in full force.   read more

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11 Best Eye Wrinkle Creams

Each time the muscles around your eyes contract, the repeated folding action your skin makes contributes to wrinkles and fine lines (a harsh reality, but it's sadly true).   See products

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The New York Fashion Week Collections You Can Actually Afford

We ooh and ahh over all of the gorgeous designs and models that make their way down the New York Fashion Week runway. But sometimes the over-the-top designs don't translate into an every day budget (or every day wear). That's where these collections come in. While we're waiting for an occasion that requires a floor length, silk Carolina Herrera gown, will gladly settle for these affordable (and much more wearable) collections from New York Fashion Week.   read more

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The 2015 Academy Awards Beauty Looks That Deserve Their Own Golden Statue

When it comes to the Academy Awards, no other red carpet can boast bigger star power. And with those major celebs, comes some major makeup and hair looks we'll be drooling over (and trying to replicate) for weeks. In case you missed out, here are the best beauty looks from the 2015 Oscars you have to see.   read more

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The Cutest Way to Keep Warm This Winter

We try to steer clear of anything that can ruin a good hair day, but when temperatures drops to single digits with winds that stop you in your tracks, a little hat hair is a small price to pay in exchange for keeping your ears from falling off. (Plus, you can read these stories and learn some preventative steps to ward off creases and static.)   read more

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5 Tricks to Keep You Looking Pretty While You Work Out

Any beauty girl can relate to the struggle of "Should I go to the gym, or should I keep my bouncy, smooth -- and pricey -- blowout intact?" In fact, we've used the excuse, "Sorry, I just had my hair done," on more than one occasion to avoid a killer cardio workout.   read more

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14 Looks That Prove Turtlenecks Are Back

For years, we've kept our turtlenecks tucked away at the bottom of the sweater pile, waiting for the world to fully appreciate their greatness once again. Admittedly, they don't exactly have a name that exudes cool and trendy (even if they were favored by style icons like Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy). Yet these runway and celebrity finds prove the turtleneck sweater can be just that.   read more

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A London Style Blogger's Guide to Fashion Week

1. Caudalie Beauty Elixir, $18
I always keep this in my bag, just in case. It can be sprayed over makeup for a little pick-me-up during the day if I feel my skin is starting to look a bit dull.   read more

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16 Best Hair Care Products for Split Ends

In the beauty world, "split end" is a four-letter word (even though it's obviously not). And like a hangnail or a zit, it's kinda hard to resist examining and picking at those split cuticles, no?   Get tips

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8 Looks That Prove You Can Wear a Maxi Skirt This Winter

We may have found a foolproof solution for cold weather dressing: maxi skirts. Yes, they are popular for al fresco dining and beach getaways, but our favorite style stars have made them winter ready by pairing them with knit sweaters and over-the-knee boots.   read more

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