Art and Design

Green Nail Polish Alternative: Trendy Biodegradable Polish In Fall’s Hottest Colors

Nail polish is often a girl's best friend, but the chemicals don't do our bodies any favorite, and let's not forget the potential impact on the environment. Green alternatives in nail polish are available, but one line is suitable even for the biggest fashionista looking for the trendiest colors for their manicures.

Innovative Fashion Design: Convertible High Heels

Women like heels, but there's a common problem that accessory loves face - their heels just don't like them by the end of the day. Changing shoes for the walk home after a day at the office or a night at the club means remembering and managing to tote a more practical pair around which just isn't always reasonable. Now, an Australian design student has a more functional alternative.


Accessories For The Shoe Lover: Wacky Footwear Inspired Masks

Shoes are supposed to be worn on your feet, but not according to designer Minna Parkikka who has transformed her love of footwear into another unusual type of fashion.

OnePure Halal Skin Care Line For Muslim Women

For Muslims who follow the code of Halal, it can be a challenge to find skin care products or cosmetics that don't violate the principles of the Koran. Now, there is a complete line available ideal for Muslim women who want to pamper themselves with high-end products.

Beauty In Business: Cosmetic Expiration Reminder Stickers From Beauty Alert

It's a requirement that expiration dates be posted on all perishable products, but there are some items that are lacking these labels even though there's a good chance that they will go bad on the shelf or once they make it home with you.

Fashion For Function: The Totally Wacky Wearable Fart Silencer

This is one wearable item that will go sight unseen (thank goodness), but it's totally hilarious, and will make you feel uncomfortable just to look at it; little less wear it. But do keep on reading, because you can't keep on living if you haven't heard about the wacky, wearable fart silencer.


Smoking Ads - Then & Now

It's no secret that the perception of cigarettes has changed over the past few decades.  Gone are the days of gusto smoking cowboys and gimicky slogans.  Now advertisers actually attempt to influence the public to avoid, yet still actively purchase, cigarettes.  Let's take a look at how a few of these ad campaigns have changed...

Janestrap: Sporty Undergarment Beats The Bounce For Busty Women

Women who are well-endowed in the breast department know just what a challenge it can be to exercise comfortably without the inevitable busty bounce that seems to go hand-in-hand with gravity. Fortunately, there's now a solution by way of a sporty undergarment that goes to places the ordinary sports bra hasn't gone yet.

Modern Day Eco-Friendly Skinny Dipping

If you have ever been brave enough to skinny dip into a body of water or showered in your birthday suit underneath a waterfall, you may just like this eco-friendly concept. It brings water, nature and you into your shower. It's eco-clean.

Cup Noodle Meets Louisiana Gumbo - That's Hot

Cup Noodle, long stereotyped as subsistence food for college students and basement dwelling bachelor geeks, is getting an extreme makeover, home cooking edition. Maruchan's "New Orleans Style Gumbo Noodle" is the first hot shot in the battle to make instant ramen cool.

Top 10 Dazzling Diamond Fashions: The Coolest Bling You Can Wear

They say diamonds are a girl's best friend. Well, now diamonds are available in more than just jewelry, so no matter what you love to wear, diamonds can make their way into your wardrobe and believe me, they'll be a focal point.


Recycled Fire Hose Shoulder Bags are Hot, Wet & Green!

Where do old Japanese fire hoses go to die? The answer is Patina Japan, a green company dedicated to remaking and remodeling vintage fire hoses into slick eco-friendly shoulder bags.

Lady Gaga’s Crazy Couture At The MTV VMAs

Lady Gaga regularly finds herself on the pages of both the best and worst dressed lists released by many magazines and publications. During last night's VMAs the artist made at least 3 costume changes (not counting her stage costume during her performance), but one couture outfit was verging more on crazy.

The Kate Gosselin Haircut Wig: Find Your Inner Control Freak For Halloween

The "stars" of the TLC show Jon & Kate Plus 8 have been dominating the media because of rumored affairs, child exploitation and divorce, and for those who are jealous of the attention, a new fashion item lets them try to follow in the mother of 8's footsteps.


Cough Please: Japan Tobacco's 'Smoking Manners for Adults' Ads, Part 7

The success of Japan Tobacco's Smoking Manners for Adults campaign is debatable, though the Tokyo Subway authority's series of monthly Subway Manners posters proves imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. For JT, however, everything must come to an end - much like lit cigarettes - so let's enjoy ads 61 through 73!