Quick, Affordable Beauty Routine with Crest 3D

Posted On Monday, September 7th, 2015
Filed Under: Beauty on a Dime


When it comes to my beauty routine, it’s a bit low key. Well, I guess that depends on who you ask, but I try to keep it simple. On a daily basis, I wear minimal or no makeup, so it’s super important for me to focus on healthy skincare and a glowing smile.

While I’ve got my skincare routine on lock {great acne cleanser, exfoliator, serum, light day/heavy night cream}, I leaped at the chance to try the new Crest 3D White Brilliance Toothpaste System. It’s quick, easy and pretty hassle free, which fits perfectly with my style.

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Affordable Beauty Routines for Glowing Skin – #ForeverYoung

Posted On Friday, December 19th, 2014
Filed Under: Beauty on a Dime


I’ll let you in on a little secret: I’ve suffered from oily, acne prone skin for as long as I can remember. I mean, my skin isn’t horrible, but I constantly envy women who have breakout-free, glowing skin. From dermatologist prescribed antibiotics {I’m so not with taking meds unless I absolutely have to!} to harsh chemicals {ouch!}, I’ve tried it all to combat breakouts and maintain a healthy glow, which is really important when I’m appearing on television. HDTV, yikes!

But what’s finally helped me achieve {mostly!} blemish-free and healthy skin is the most basic, and shall I emphasize, affordable products! I joined force with Olay to bring you a few must haves for fresh skin.

Beauty on a Dime: Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion {Plus, $50 Family Dollar Gift Card Giveaway}

Posted On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
Filed Under: Beauty on a Dime

Fall doesn’t just mean chunky knits and cute outerwear. Between the colder temps and blistering wind, your body’s largest organ can take a serious beating and result in dry, chapped skin. That’s where a rich moisturizing lotion comes in. Instead of expensive lotions and potions, it’s possible to find an affordable body lotion that’s friendly on the wallet and good for your skin.
The new Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion is a must have to keep your skin in peak condition and Family Dollar sells it for less than 5 bucks!
Keep on reading to see how you can get a coupon for the lotion {savings on savings!} and even enter to win a $50 Family Dollar coupon.

Links to Save By: Spring DIYs and Organizing Hacks

Posted On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, DIY, Fab Under $50, shopping

Links to Save By: Affordable Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle Solutions

9 Shoes You Can Wear Now and Throughout Summer {my Cheap & Chic column for ebony.com}

7 Awesome Organizing Hacks for Your Closet {O Magazine}

Thrifty Threads 365 Thrift Shopping Haul {Cheapalicious}

25 Life-Changing Ways to Use Q-Tips {Cosmopolitan}

33 Irresistible Spring DIYs {Buzzfeed}

C. Wonder Mother’s Day Giveaway {I Have a Degree in This}

Links to Save By: Spring’s Must Have Fashion and DIY Projects

Posted On Friday, March 28th, 2014
Filed Under: Beauty on a Dime, DIY, Fab Under $50

Grab your tickets for my thrift shopping party with Housing Works {Ready, Set, Thrift!}
The 40 Best Drugstore Beauty Products {StyleList}
DIY Fabric Button Earrings Tutorial {O So Chic}
Details on the Isabel Toledo for Lane Bryant Collection {StyleBlazer}
8 Stenciled, Papered and Painted File Cabinet Makeovers {Apartment Therapy}
Kohl’s Announces DesignNation Collection with Elie Tahari {Yahoo}
14 Stylish Flats You’ll Want for Spring {my Ebony Cheap & Chic column}