According to an AP report from South Korea that I can only describe through my biased Western lens as “completely bonkers,” successful men are spending millions on skin care, slathering on foundation, and penciling in their eyebrows before heading into the office. In “the male makeup capital of the world,” it’s cool for men to labor over achieving perfect skin with various creams and potions, and perfectly normal for them to appear in public wearing powder and lipstick. What a world! More
Topic: Beauty Products
When you have a busy schedule, it’s easy to forget about your hobbies, passions and interests. Still, when you manage to sneak in a workout or a visit to the museum, you feel great about yourself – with extra energy and an open mind. Skin care company StriVectin was aware of busy women’s desire to fit a little bit of culture into their every day lives, and decided to launch the StriVectin Book Club in partnership with publisher HarperCollins. In celebration of this new endeavor, TheGrindstone is offering our readers an opportunity to win over $200 in StriVectin products, as well as a copy of the first featured book from the StriVectin Book Club’s list. More
Fall/Winter may be the most exciting season for fashion, but it wreaks absolute havoc on your beauty routine. Just when you start thinking cool coats, boots and sweaters can provide all you need when the temperature drops… the cold air kicks in. Suddenly, your skin’s all flaky, your lips are chapped, your cuticles are dry, you’ve got hat head from that supposedly fashionable knit cap and, yup, you still have to slather yourself in sunscreen even though it’s dark out before you leave the office.
…Luckily, there’s Birchbox, your one-stop shop for every product to beat the winter blues. Birchbox is an awesome monthly subscription service that sends you different luxury beauty samples every month for your perusing pleasure. More
The holiday season is a time when people reflect on their career achievements and make resolutions for the New Year. 2011 has been a great year for women in business with female CEOs on the rise, female Nobel Prize winners and more influential women being recognized by the media. So we’re in a celebratory mood and ready to recognize the accolades professional women have achieved this year. And we’re ready to celebrate our readers, too. One lucky reader will win a $50 Gift Card from Sephora, just by entering this holiday contest. Read on to find out how to enter to win. More
Your office is your home away from home. In fact, it sometimes seems like you spend more time at work than you do at your house. That’s why it’s a good idea to keep some basic beauty supplies stashed in your desk – because you never know when you’re going to have to freshen up for a last minute meeting. These eight essentials – many of which can double as office supplies – have always worked for me. More