Beauty and Fashion

Fresh Summer Makeup

Laura Cofrancesco

Do you want your face melting off this summer? I think not. It's almost that time again to ditch the heavy greasy foundation and swop it for something as light and airy as your favorite summer dress.   Your Face You need to moisturize it! Hydrated skin is happy skin and happy skin is healthy skin. Extra points if your moisturizer has SPF; protect your money maker so you don't look old and wrinkly later in life (more importantly it protects against skin cancer). Your Foundation Ditch that sucker, you won't need it. Heavy foundation will only oil down your...


Wedding Attire 101

Laura Cofrancesco

You know the basics: Don't wear white, don't outshine the bride, and don't look like that girl on the street corner. But weddings can be a confusing time. There are so many questions! Knee-length or evening gown? Satin or chiffon? Tux or button-down? It's pretty simple really; just take a look at your invitation. The lingo will help you figure it out. If it says: White Tie This is the most formal of the formal parties! Definitely follow all the rules on this one. MEN: tuxedo, jacket with tails, white pique vest, bow tie, black formal shoes WOMEN: full-length gown,...


Cinco de Drinko

Laura Cofrancesco

What's Cinco de Mayo without a yummy margarita? Follow the quick and easy recipe below to make one at home. Guac not included. Ingredients: lime coarse salt tequila lime juice orange flavored liqueur super fine sugar Directions: Rub the rim of four glasses with lime and dip in salt. Fill 3/4 with ice. Combine 1 cup tequila, 2/3 cup fresh lime juice, 1/3 cup orange liqueur and two teaspoons of sugar in cocktail shaker. Shake well and pour into glasses. Garnish with lime.  Enjoy your Cinco de Mayo!


Tame Your Uni(brow)

Laura Cofrancesco

Have unruly brows? Need a How-to guide? Look no further, I got ya covered. Start with out-of-control eyebrows. How did they get so wild? Is there any hope for your baby unibrow? Yes. Yes there is. You will need a straight edge, whether that's a ruler, a pen, whatever you have. Make one end of your straight edge touch the outer edge of your nose, and the other end straight up through your brow. Use eye liner to make a dot. This is where your brow should start. Now use your straight edge to go from the middle of your...


DIY Flower Crown

Laura Cofrancesco

Music festivals, weddings, parties, Snapchat, the beach... Yep you've seen flower crowns pretty much everywhere.  Isn't it time you had one? But don't bother with buying an expensive one at the mall. DIY one yourself! It will be way cheaper, and you can customize it the way you want. What you'll need: Thin wire Green florist tape Leaf garland Flower garland Scissors or wire cutters Step 1: Snip the leaf and flower garlands into smaller pieces (5-6 inches). This will make it easier to piece together. Step 2: Using the wire, wrap it around your head and take note of...