fashion and beauty

Savings Experiment: Women's Intimates

There is a saying that a good man is hard to find, and the same should be said about a bra. Considering the rules of gravity, women will find that a well-fitting bra is a worthwhile investment. Luckily, there are ways to stretch your budget without ruining the fabric of your life.

Savings Experiment: A Day at the Spa

There's no easier way to temporarily get off the grid than blocking off a Spa Day. And these days, spas need you as much you want them, since people tend to cut back on luxurious splurges when times are tough. That means there are bargains out there to be had; here's how to take advantage and relax at the most reasonable rate.

Savings Experiment: Men's Basics

The best way to look good in your underwear is to look good in your birthday suit, so we probably can't help you there; that one's up to you. But if you're looking to save some money on underwear that fits well and feels comfortable, read on.

Savings Experiment: Better Bangs for Your Buck

You can spend a lot of money and still end up with a lousy haircut. (Trust me, this happens.) So why not cut costs? Read on for a wide array of tips on how to get a great 'do for less, from using social networking to serving as a haircut model.

Savings Experiment: Leather Boots

A pair of great leather boots -- like the perfect jeans, or a dear friendship -- is always worth the investment, but requires work. The easiest way to save money is to take your soles into your own hands. Here's how to keep your boots both structurally sound and looking great, so they'll last.

Savings Experiment: Making Your Makeup Multitask

If you feel like your daily makeup routine costs too much, you're not the only one. The average American woman spends about $100 a month on cosmetics and beauty products. So how do you maintain your daily look without dipping into your retirement fund? Consider finding products that can do double duty.

Savings Experiment: Trim Your Hair Care Budget

Consumers shelled out an estimated $2.32 billion on shampoo last year, and $1.71 billion on conditioner. But caring for your crowning glory shouldn't cost you a king's ransom. Here are four easy ways to save on this frequent purchase.

How to Hide Your Grays for Less

Roughly 75% of U.S. women color their hair, and it can cost hundreds of dollars per year to keep up appearances with salon visits. Here are some tips on economizing while still looking good, even if you stick with the professionals.