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Beauty doesn't come cheap, and with the zillions of make up and hair products that flood the shelves, it's hard to know what works for you without having to shell out the big bucks. It'll come as no surprise that we're huge fans of the try-before-you-buy philosophy, so we've put in the hard yards to make sure you can look your best without breaking the bank. From free mini-facials to complimentary samples for your tresses, check out our round-up of NYC's best beauty freebies and get ready to prettify yourself—skint style.
Written by Kristian Laliberte
Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer and entrepreneur, has died at the age of 82 after a long battle with cancer, ABC News and WWD report.
The designer was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932 and rose to fame in the 1960s when he dressed Jacqueline Kennedy. He went on to outfit several other first ladies, including read
Halloween is ultimately what you make of it. Some spare no expense crafting the perfect couple's costume while others play the holiday on the cheap — embracing their thrifty side with drugstore buys and repurposed clothing that they already own. If you're in the former category, Charlotte Olympia's limited edition "Trick read