Marlen Komar
Marlen is a writer first, vintage rummager second, and cupcake fiend third. Being the fiend is probably her favorite part. To get better acquainted with her, dig through her portfolio here: http://www.marlenkomar.com/

Latest Articles

Neon Peach Hair Is A Thing This Summer & It's Pretty Amazing

Not to throw shade on winter, but summer has the tendency to bring out the most fun of beauty looks. Bright makeup palettes are brought out from the back of bathroom drawers, neon lipsticks are thrown...
By Marlen Komar

Sofia Vergara's New Hair Will Give You Major Coif Inspo

Another week, another celeb hair transformation. People's favorite stars are constantly changing their hairstyles — from drastic cuts to fun new highlights — offering their fans a constant stream of h...
By Marlen Komar

This Company Uses Recycled Coffee In Their Sports Bras

If you're trying to live your life more eco-friendly and conscious of your carbon footprint, then there are plenty of companies out there that are making that lifestyle change very easy to adopt. One ...
By Marlen Komar

The Surprising History Of The Phrase 'Always A Bridesmaid, Never A Bride'

When it comes to their love lives, women have a lot of idioms but one of the most famous is "Always a bridesmaid, never a bride." The way society would tell it, for most women the race to the alter st...
By Marlen Komar

The 9 Most Famous Beauty Campaigns In History Will Probably Surprise You

When flipping through a magazine or absently staring at an ad on the side of a bus, it's not often that we consider the lasting impact of the ads around us. But when you look back at the most famous b...
By Marlen Komar

Salmon Sushi Hair Is Now A Thing

While salmon sushi is an amazing dinner roll, not many people would think it synonymous with hair products. But the new salmon sushi hair trend proves that fish have a place in the hair world, if for ...
By Marlen Komar

Kylie Jenner Just Tried Blunt Bangs

The youngest Jenner/Kardashian sister seems to always make waves when it comes to the hair department, and often inspires her fans to scramble to the hair stylist to copy her latest whim. And her newe...
By Marlen Komar

The Watermelon Dress Trend Will Give You Pure Summer Vibes

There are plenty of fashion forward trends to try during the summer, but did you ever think to wear a watermelon slice like a frock? The newest watermelon dress trend will make you want to take a gian...
By Marlen Komar

Bath and Body Works' New Shapeable Soaps Will Make You Nostalgic

Bath and Body Works has a habit of giving its shoppers a major dose of nostalgia now and then, and nothing proves that point more than Bath and Body Works' new Shapeable Soaps. Picking up a bottle wil...
By Marlen Komar

11 Spice Girl Outfits That Are Back In Style

Girl bands were the epitome of cool in the '90s, but since then their aesthetic more or less has fallen out of favor. There wasn't much use for platform boots or vinyl minis in the 2000s, but there ar...
By Marlen Komar

Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen Outfits That Are Back In Style

If you were a kid growing up in the '90s, then chances are you were obsessed with the Olsen twins — and more specifically, with the Olsen twins' style. That's why it's so exciting to notice that a lot...
By Marlen Komar

Where To Buy Graydon Skincare Face Mask Capsules

Beauty products have taken an interesting turn this past decade, where their shapes are more novel than classic. From cake slice soaps to unicorn bathbombs, bathroom counters look like they're filled ...
By Marlen Komar

People Are Now Getting The Same Manicures As Their Cats

If you're BFFs with your cat, chances are you want to do everything together. From cancelling happy hour drinks so you can both hang out on the couch, to coordinating your outfit to their collar, cat ...
By Marlen Komar

Chrissy Teigen Now Has Strawberry Blonde Hair

While there are no hard and fast rules for summer hair trends — you can rock anything from an autumnal auburn to an icy blue — Chrissy Teigen's strawberry blonde hair can make a person crave some clas...
By Marlen Komar

11 Carrie Bradshaw Outfits That Are Back In Style

Watching Sex and the City, the outfits are just as entertaining as the relationship drama and dirty puns. Even the terrible outfits are good, seeing how they throw caution to the wind and just have fu...
By Marlen Komar

Kristen Stewart Is Rocking Frosted Tips

If you thought that Justin Timberlake's frosted tips from his NSYNC days would never make a comeback, you would be wrong. Kristen Stewart has frosted tips now, and she's giving '90s kids some major no...
By Marlen Komar

Rainbow Cat Eyeliner Is The Newest Summer Trend

Cat eyeliner has the potential to feel a bit played-out once in a while, especially if you flick angles at the corners of your eyes weekly. It's a classic look, but classic can get boring after awhile...
By Marlen Komar

Adidas Released Wes Anderson's 'Life Aquatic' Shoes

If you're a major Wes Anderson fan, you might know something about Steve Zissou's impeccable fashion sense. From the red knit hat to the white Adidas Rom trainers, he's got impeccable street style. An...
By Marlen Komar

GlamSpin Is The Fidget Spinner For Lip Balm Addicts

If you feel bombarded with fidget spinner news, here is one more to round things out for you: There is now a fidget spinner for lip balm addicts, called GlamSpin. It will combine your need for allevia...
By Marlen Komar

Nicki Minaj Skipped The 2017 BET Awards Red Carpet

Nicki Minaj lives and breathes fashion, so it would only make sense that her BET look would be a show stopper. But Minaj skipped the 2017 BET Awards this year, even though she was nominated for Best F...
By Marlen Komar

Weird Beauty Tips You'd Get During The Middle Ages

While compacts and makeup palettes might have been rudimentary back then, people still dabbled with pots and paints in the medieval times. But with limited ingredients and the ever-watchful eye of the...
By Marlen Komar

What To Do If You Hate Your New Hair

When you book a hair appointment, all manner of fairytales begin playing out in your head: You're going to walk out of that salon in slow motion, with your gorgeous hair swishing around you. But what ...
By Marlen Komar

How To Make Your Bras More Comfortable

Whether you wear them occasionally or pray religiously at the alter of the push up, wearing a bra is a common part of everyday live. However, just because a large percentage of women wear them doesn't...
By Marlen Komar

7 Ways To Get The Exact Haircut You Want

If you've ever raced out of a salon with tears stinging your eyes, you might already know that sometimes it's hard to explain to a stylist exactly what you're hoping to get. Don't worry: There are way...
By Marlen Komar

Manicure Bath Bombs Will Save You This Dry Winter

If you spend your evenings pouring glasses of Prosecco and cozying up in water fizzing with bath bombs, then this new beauty trend might be right up your alley: There are now manicure bath bombs just ...
By Marlen Komar

9 Ways To Keep Your Hair Hydrated In Winter

Winter is a rough season all around: You have to fight hat hair, your lips turn into sand paper, and your hair can become a brittle mess. While that's enough to make you want to wave the white flag of...
By Marlen Komar

Tips On How To Make Your Eyeshadow Last All Night

It's the midst of party season right now, and almost every weekend is filled with ugly holiday sweater parties or swanky, sequin-dress-requiring shindigs. In order to keep your makeup flawless through...
By Marlen Komar

Beauty Routines In The 1800s Were Super Twisted

Nibbling on an arsenic wafer here, dipping into your pot of ammonia face cream there — your beauty routine in the 1800s would look a lot different than it does now. Whereas currently your morning gamb...
By Marlen Komar

This Four-Way Makeup Pen Is A Total '90s Throwback

School supplies from the '90s were the best. Glitter gel pens reigned supreme, Lisa Frank trap binders jazzed up our desks, and clicky four-way pens made taking notes during science bearable. Now you ...
By Marlen Komar

Where Can You Buy The Clarins 4-Colour Pen?

There's probably not much a person would like to bring back from their middle school days — just thinking about those emo CDs and questionable graphic tees can make a girl cringe. However, this new ma...
By Marlen Komar

Life-Organizing Tips That Can Help Anyone

If my dad could sit you down and tell you, he'd let you know that I'm the most scatter-brained, disorganized, shockingly messy person to walk this planet. But there are even organizing tips for the mo...
By Marlen Komar

The Sneaky History Of Why Women Started Shaving

Imagine straightening your skirt at a swanky bar and, glancing down, you take in the thick, month-long stubble on your legs. A kind of dark fuzz that doesn't trigger any panic or make you want to shif...
By Marlen Komar

Glitter Strobing Is Next Level

If you're looking for a fun way to bring all that tinsel and sparkle into your own beauty regimen this holiday season, why not try glitter strobing? If you've grown bored of contouring and highlightin...
By Marlen Komar

9 Incredible Ways To Wear Red Eyeshadow

With the holiday season well underway, you're probably received your fair share of soiree invites. And while you're dressing yourself up for those shindigs, why not try some red eyeshadow looks to tak...
By Marlen Komar

How To Get A Holiday Glow With Highlighter

Tis the season for all that glitters — it's one time of year when it's perfectly acceptable to wrap yourself up in sparkle, from your dresses to your hair roots. That also includes your makeup. If you...
By Marlen Komar

How To Get Razor Sharp Eyeliner

If you love a sharp cat eye but can't seem to get it right the first nine tries, then you've come to the right place. Experts have plenty to say on how to get your eyeliner razor sharp without the str...
By Marlen Komar

This Lash Applicator Gives You Red & Green Lashes

Sometimes, ugly Christmas sweaters just aren't enough and you need to add more oomph to your holiday look. To help you achieve maximum Christmas spirit, Flirt Flashes Lash Applicator now comes with re...
By Marlen Komar

How To Make Curls Last All Day

There's nothing quite like the confidence that an immaculately curled head  of hair can create — that is, until it all deflates. If you're tired of having your waves die on you, then you need tips on ...
By Marlen Komar

How To Add More 90s Looks To Your Holiday Outfits

Now that we're officially in the holiday season, there are going to be a ton of parties in our horizon. But instead of showing up like the rest of the guests, stand out by adding '90s trends to your h...
By Marlen Komar

11 Cheap Holiday Gifts That Seem Expensive

If you have a lot of people on your Christmas list, then you're going to have to be savvy in order not to go into the red when it comes to your budget come January. That's why you need to hunt down ch...
By Marlen Komar