Lisa is a freelance writer from New York who loves fashion, beauty, pop culture, and history. She can't keep plants alive, but only because they're so needy.

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9 Korean Toners That'll Make Your Skin Glow

Like most things in the vast universe of Korean beauty products, Korean toners are pretty much nothing like what we've come to expect from, well, typical Western toners. For starters, the main goal of...
By Lisa Fogarty

The 11 Best Strapless Push-Up Bras

Whether you live in a desert or tundra, love halter tops or abhor them, there will probably come a time in your life when you've considered investing in a strapless push-up bra. The convenience of own...
By Lisa Fogarty

10 Super-Hydrating Serums That'll Cure Your Dry Skin Woes

Serums have come out from the shadows in recent years and have gone from being luxury beauty helpers to skincare must-have products. Incorporating one of the best hydrating serums for dry skin into yo...
By Lisa Fogarty

9 Adhesive Bras That Actually Stay On

In theory, adhesive bras are the best thing to happen to undergarment fashion since the near-extinction of corsets. Allow me to rephrase that: adhesive bras that actually stay on and work under a vari...
By Lisa Fogarty

9 Korean Sleeping Masks That Maximize Your Beauty Sleep

The best beauty routine is an effortless one — and what could be more simple than applying an amazing Korean sleeping mask before bed and letting your skin soak in luxurious, effective ingredients whi...
By Lisa Fogarty

8 Facial Oils That Hydrate & Treat Acne

When it comes to acne, oil has gotten a pretty bad name. While it's true that excess sebum — the oil your skin produces naturally — can clog pores and cause breakouts, that's totally different than th...
By Lisa Fogarty

7 At-Home Chemical Peels That Actually Work

The one and only time I received a professional chemical peel I emerged one week later from a cocoon of dead skin cells and flakes to discover the brightest-looking skin of my life. But the price of p...
By Lisa Fogarty

9 Toners That Help Prevent Breakouts

One skin care product that tends to be overlooked — more than serum, moisturizers, and eye cream — just happens to be one that is essential for acne prone skin types. Toners for acne prone skin should...
By Lisa Fogarty

8 Brushes That'll Give Damaged Hair A Fighting Chance

When you have damaged, dry hair, you may feel like the best thing to do is nothing at all. Since that isn't realistic and compromised hair requires upkeep and TLC, the next best course of action is to...
By Lisa Fogarty

7 Dry Shampoos That Won't Show Up On Dark Hair

It takes little to no convincing to get me on board with a hair product that extends the length of time between shampoos and adds instant volume and lift to my roots. But finding the best dry shampoo ...
By Lisa Fogarty

The 10 Best Sunscreens To Wear Under Makeup

You know you need it every day, and (hopefully) you're applying it that often. But there's one challenge that even the most practiced sunscreen experts still face on the daily: finding the best sunscr...
By Lisa Fogarty

7 Self-Tanners People With Fair Skin Love

Sometimes it seems like sunless tanners are made for everybody except for those of us with fair skin tones. All too often, self-tanners for fair skin tones (ones that aren't actually made for fair ski...
By Lisa Fogarty

12 Leggings That Aren't See Through

There are so many reasons to love leggings. But there's one negative thing about many leggings that's a deal breaker for a lot of us: they can be sheer. Leggings that aren't see through are absolutely...
By Lisa Fogarty

12 Activated Charcoal Products For Clearer Skin

When you think of a residue that was once associated with hamburgers and summer BBQ's and has since been elevated to luxury beauty status, only one comes to mind: activated charcoal that creates clear...
By Lisa Fogarty

The 9 Best Micellar Water For Acne Prone Skin

If you have acne-prone skin, the products you use to cleanse your face are incredibly important. Keeping oil levels balanced, thorough but gentle cleansing, and unclogging pores are the keys to cleare...
By Lisa Fogarty

7 Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoos & Rinses For Healthier Hair

No doubt you've heard (time and time again) about the many health and beauty benefits of apple cider vinegar. So, the question is: have you made the switch yet to an apple cider vinegar shampoo and ri...
By Lisa Fogarty

8 Pore-Clearing Clay Masks For Oily Skin

When you have oily skin, it sometimes feels like it takes a village of products to balance your natural oils and prevent clogged pores and acne. One product that has proven effective? Clay masks for o...
By Lisa Fogarty

6 Cleansing Brushes For Acne Prone Skin

When you're battling acne, every product and tool you use counts. Facial cleansing brushes for acne have been an oft-talked about tool for years now, but all brushes are not the same. The bristles and...
By Lisa Fogarty

9 Hydrating Night Creams That Quench Dry Skin While You Sleep

Night cream is one of the beauty products that almost everyone uses, in some form or another. The benefits of using one include packing more antioxidants into your skincare routine to defend against f...
By Lisa Fogarty

How To Get Rid Of Milia With 7 Expert-Approved Products

Milia aren't pimples, they're not your typical whiteheads, and they can't be popped and forgotten about the next day. But, if you're wondering how to get rid of milia — those teeny skin-colored bumps ...
By Lisa Fogarty

How Many Times Has Danielle Staub Been Engaged?

I'm pretty sure Teresa Giudice let out a howl from prison the day she discovered her Real Housewives of New Jersey rival Danielle Staub is engaged — again. Or, as Giudice so eloquently said during one...
By Lisa Fogarty

Celebs Were Very Different In The '90s

Young celebrities these days are hyper aware of their images and as savvy as Wall Street brokers when it comes to orchestrating their own successful careers. They can't help it — they can, literally, ...
By Lisa Fogarty

6 Crazy Things Meghan King Edmonds Did On 'RHOC'

On the current season of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Meghan King Edmonds really stepped up her reality TV show game, whether that meant feuding with Vicki Gunvalson, who has had just about e...
By Lisa Fogarty

Chris Rock's Joke About Lamar Odom Isn't Funny

Comedians play a crucial role in society. They have a gift for forcing others to confront the absurdity of things that can be taken too seriously and help break tension during incredibly tense times —...
By Lisa Fogarty

Kate Middleton & Prince Have A Cute Throwback Date

Forget everything you may have heard about possible trouble in royal couple paradise: the future king and queen of Great Britain are so solid they took a trip back in time to where it all began for th...
By Lisa Fogarty

Nothing Stops Beyoncé From Killing The Red Carpet

While walking the red carpet at Tuesday night's Tidal X: 1020 Benefit Concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Beyoncé wore one of her most scandalous gowns yet. Featuring an extreme plunging neckl...
By Lisa Fogarty

Brandi Glanville Is Too Spunky To Keep Off 'RHOBH'

You either love her or love to hate her, but if you're a fan of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, you probably consider Brandi Glanville as much a staple of the show as diamond jewelry. Believe it...
By Lisa Fogarty

Hayes Grier Is Definitely Going To Win 'DWTS'

Social media star Hayes Grier was a surprise choice as a contestant on this season's Dancing With the Stars. Most viewers, especially those who aren't glued to social networks throughout the day, didn...
By Lisa Fogarty

Justin Timberlake Raves About Jessica Biel

The most stable and secure couples always seem to be the ones that don't feel the need to flaunt their love for each other or brag about their great lives to the rest of the world. But I'm making an e...
By Lisa Fogarty

Lamar Odom Reportedly Speaks To Khloe

Some very positive news has broken about Lamar Odom's condition. Lamar Odom reportedly spoke to Khloé Kardashian after coming out of a coma on Friday, according to E! News. The 35-year-old basketball ...
By Lisa Fogarty

Kris Jenner Visits Lamar Odom

While everyone waits to hear news about Lamar Odom, who was rushed to a hospital in Las Vegas after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel on Tuesday, Kris Jenner has traveled to be with Odom an...
By Lisa Fogarty

Simple Vintage Taylor Swift Halloween Costumes

New Taylor Swift is a sassy haircut, short skirt, and legs for days. Vintage Swift was all about curls that didn't quit, carrying an acoustic guitar everywhere she roamed, and a serious collection of ...
By Lisa Fogarty

These Celeb Friendships Will Surprise You

I've always thought of celebrities as a rare breed of animal that can hear frequencies that are imperceptible to the rest of mankind. They inhabit a world where absolutely baffling occurrences — like ...
By Lisa Fogarty

Khloé Kardashian Seemingly Responds To 'SNL' Joke

If the Kardashian and Jenner family is willing to put themselves out there every week and open up their lives for public consumption, you might say they should also be equipped to handle criticism, no...
By Lisa Fogarty

How Taylor Swift Made Her Squad Happen

With the exception of maybe three people on the planet, everyone is gunning for a place on Taylor Swift's squad, and I'm sure there are thousands of fans who, at this very moment, are plotting ways to...
By Lisa Fogarty

Joe Giudice Reveals His Holiday Plans With Teresa

The Giudice family has just a few more weeks left until they will be reunited with Teresa Giudice, and the timing couldn't be more perfect. Joe Giudice is already making holiday plans that prove he h
By Lisa Fogarty

How We Should Talk About Goodman's Weight Loss

John Goodman cut a dashing figure at the BFI London Film Festival on Thursday. Despite the many talented entertainers who joined forces at the event, all anyone can talk about is the fact that Goodman...
By Lisa Fogarty

Kelsey Grammer's Anti-Abortion Shirt Is Confusing

If there was any confusion whatsoever about how Kelsey Grammer feels about abortion, his latest sartorial choice should clear that right up. Grammer wore the world's str
By Lisa Fogarty

Bill Cosby's Deposition Won't Be Public For Awhile

Bill Cosby is having his day in court, but that doesn't mean the public is going to be able to find out the details of his deposition — at least not if the entertainer's attorneys have their way. Cosb...
By Lisa Fogarty

Joe Giudice Blames Himself For Teresa's Sentence

As Teresa Giudice prepares to be released from prison and maybe return to The Real House
By Lisa Fogarty