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Category Archives: Book Reviews

Seventeen Ultimate Guide To Beauty Review

The Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Beauty is a very visual book with just about everything you need to create great hair, beauty, and makeup looks for school, dates, parties, or just about any other occasion. This rather hefty book is chock full of images and covers everything from makeup to hair to nails and skincare. … Continue Reading

Fitness Friday Book Review: The Nonrunner’s Marathon guide for Women

Awhile back I got this crazy idea of running the Chicago Marathon.  I ran a marathon around 18 years ago and said I would never do it again, so I don’t know what got into me other than perhaps a desire to make my butt smaller (and achy in the process). I signed up for… Continue Reading

Paula Begoun’s Best Inexpensive Regular Mascaras

Paula Begoun, known for the book Don’t Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me, has a great article up on her website: Recession Proof Beauty, The Best Inexpensive Products. This week for Mascara Monday, I thought I would feature her picks. Here they are: Best Inexpensive Regular Mascaras NYC (New York Color) Curling Mascara ($2.99)… Continue Reading

Contest! Win a set of Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Stress Control Products and the Book Confidence is Queen-the Four Keys to Ultimate Beauty Through Positive Thinking

Congrats to Kandice, comment number 19, on winning this contest! An email is on the way to you! Everyone could use a bit of stress control, so Beauty and Fashion Tech is happy to hold a reader giveaway for the items described below: A Confidence Inspiring Book: Neutrogena spokesperson and former Miss USA, Susie Castillo,… Continue Reading

The New Science of Perfect Skin by Daniel Yarosh, PH.D.

Daniel Yarosh, Ph.D. is a thirty-year veteran of the beauty business who comes from the development end of the industry. Among his accomplishments are the invention of new ingredients for brands such as Estee Lauder, L’Oreal, and Shiseido. Now he has an excellent book out, The New Science of Perfect Skin: Understanding Skin Care Myths… Continue Reading

New E-Book! Leon’s Anti-Aging Beauty Secrets

A fellow Splendicity beauty writer has come out with a really great e-book full of all natural anti-aging secrets and recipes. Leon’s Anti-Aging Beauty Secrets by Leon Rao is full of information, from suggestions for an anti-aging diet, to recipes for various skin care serums and lotions. The diet chapter contains some great information and… Continue Reading

Ten Years Thinner by Christine Lydon, MD. One Month Later Review

It has been about 5 weeks since I finished the six week Ten Years Thinner diet and exercise plan. So here is my promised update. I spent plenty of time cheating lately by having wine or beer with dinner and going out to eat a bit more. But I otherwise eat fairly well and according… Continue Reading

Ten Year’s Thinner by Christine Lydon, MD: Week Six

I now have week six of the Ten Years Thinner diet and exercise plan done, which marks the end of the formal program laid out by the book. Of course, that doesn’t mean that I get to return my old ways. But it will mark the end of my weekly updates. I will post back… Continue Reading