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IVF: Fertility Terms Decoded

It’s tough enough having lady issues, from infertility and PCOS to menopause and PMS. The silver lining is that supportive sisterhoods exist all over the internet in the form of message boards. The downside, however, is that you have to … Continue reading

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  • Fashion

    Lucky Charms

    Call it cliché, but whenever I get a gift for a close girlfriend, I always gravitate toward those that skew sentimental.  And until someone invents a way to bottle and sell love, I will continue to seek these special finds. Melinda Maria’s Goddess collection is one of these discoveries. As the name indicates, the collection of gold and silver charm bracelets and necklaces combine semi precious stones and crystals with your choice of gold or silver, and each features a different “goddess-like” trait – strength, power, prosperity, sisterhood, love, peace, or good fortune. The jewelry is essentially a wearable way to wrap a loved one in well wishes, while also staying stylish.

    #BuzzGifts2014

  • Beauty

    Ultimate On-the-Go Trio

    I’ve seen a lot of purse-sized cosmetics come out over the years. And while they are all designed to be convenient for the on-the-go gal, most of them are literally just smaller versions of their larger counterparts – great for saving space, but not necessarily buzzworthy. BellaPierre recently raised the “small” stakes when they sent their On The Go Trio to my office. At first completely unassuming, this small cosmetic case came in a box approximately the size of a normal nail polish. Upon opening, however, there are three separate compartments to hold mini tubes of liquid eyeliner, mascara, and clear lip-gloss. Definitely discrete, but once you know what’s inside, the clever design makes it hard to put down. Great idea for a girlfriend gift or stocking stuffer. :) xx

    ($29.99, http://www.bellapierre.com/shop/on-the-go-trio.html)

  • Fashion

    PJs You Can Be Proud Of

    Everyone talks about what to wear to a party, a job interview, a date, but what about finding a presentable pair of pajamas to rock around the house?  Many of us end up home for the holidays and whether you’re feeling anxious about staying with the in-laws or bashful around out-of-town guests, you deserve sleepwear that you can feel comfortable in around company. Only Hearts, a NY-based brand you may know for their lingerie line, is offering up some seriously fashion-forward sleepwear this season in a variety of rich colors and fun heart prints. Comfy, cute, and most importantly covered, PJs like these give you one less thing to worry about pre-coffee.

    A few of my favorites include a feminine (but not flashy) robe, nightshirts in supima cotton, girly sweats in modal, and a menswear inspired pajama set in organic cotton (a great gift idea too!).

    PJs pictured available at onlyhearts.com ($81-$141) #BUZZGIFTS2014

     

  • TODAY Show

    Gifts for Your Girlfriends 2014 Edition

    Everyone knows buying holiday presents can be beyond stressful…so I’m aiming to help you get it done early and get it done right :) Below are the links to everything I shared in this morning’s #BobbiesBuzz segment (above) on the TODAY Show. Stay tuned to Bobbie.com as well (now through the end of December) for more easy, on-point gift ideas. xx

    Ruby + Ed Slippers • Stud Earrings from Aqua • Dior’s Deluxe Holiday Palette  • Benefit Cosmetics Bling Brow Kit

  • Behind the Buzz

    IVF: Fertility Terms Decoded

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    It’s tough enough having lady issues, from infertility and PCOS to menopause and PMS. The silver lining is that supportive sisterhoods exist all over the internet in the form of message boards. The downside, however, is that you have to basically learn a new language to understand what anyone’s talking about. For instance, AF stands for “aunt flow,” and POAS is “Pee on a Stick.” Bottom line, there’s a ton of great info out there, and I want to help everyone access it, so click here for: PRO GIRL’S GUIDE TO FERTILITY TERMS DECODED.

  • The Buzz

    Adult Underoos Exist & Are Selling Out

    Few childhood favorites conjure the mental imagery and instant smirk provided by our fondness for Underoos. So imagine my surprise, that others were surprised, that Hot Topic’s recent release of adult-sized superhero sets you can secretly wear underneath your 9-5 armor would sell out. Frankly, this fact restores my faith in humanity. Go on and gift them to those on your holiday list who could use a little slide-down-the-hall-in-your-socks kind of fun OR or store them with to your Snuggie & footed onesie PJs, and enjoy them on your next day off :)  $18.38-$24.50, hottopic.com

  • Beauty

    Alexis Bittar for Sephora: G-L-A-M

    If you’re not familiar with the name Alexis Bittar, you’ve probably seen his design aesthetic somewhere. His sculpted pieces are modern and glam, yet airy and ethereal at the same time. This unique combination is not only striking, but a signature accent sought after by a legion of notable fans including First Lady Michelle Obama. Bittar has now crossed over into another realm of beauty with a new collection of drool-worthy, collectable brushes for Sephora. Although the females on your holiday list will lust for them, the impressive items options also make a great gift for yourself too (trust me, the bejeweled mirror will make you feel like a glamazon every time you take it out of your purse ;)  $42-$175, sephora.com

  • TODAY Show

    KLG & Hoda’s Favorite Things List

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    If you missed something during this morning’s “Kathie Lee & Hoda’s Favorite Things” segment on the TODAY show, you’ve come to the right place :) Here’s all the product info/links:

    Spanx Jeans in Wax FinishesFabric by the Yard from Minted.comJosie Maran’s 100% Pure Argan Oil and Argan Oil Hair SerumFresh Sugar Lip Treatments, Sugar Lemon Body LotionBlack Tea Instant Perfecting MaskKenneth Jay Lane JewelryOPI Nail Polish in Coney Island Cotton Candy & Over the TaupeNourish Snacks from Joy Bauer

  • Fashion

    Look of the Week: Cape Crusader

    Few fashion items can be as confusing as the cape. While I’m definitely a fan, the way they are styled sometimes can make them seem a bit unrealistic for everyday.

    Let’s put an end to cape-fear and embrace the style for the comfy Fall classic it is. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite styles (including a few splurges) and reveal my styling secrets to keep you feeling like yourself, and not just a trend ambassador.

    Spoiler: It’s all about balancing the textures and silhouettes to keep your look sleek and chic.

    Links to capes: Paris is Coming faux fur cape, Vince Camuto blazer cape, Nasty Gal cape, Armani Cape, Vivienne Westwood cape, ASOS cape, Belstaff rubberized hooded cape, BCBG capes, Beige faux fur cape, H&M wool cape.

  • Beauty

    Easy Twist on Monochromatic Nails

    Want a chic manicure but don’t have hours to spend on nail art?  I hear ya. Here’s a few of my favorite spins on monochromatic nails, a go-to during your busy week.

    This week I wanted to try something different, a spin on the all white manicure (pictured here) which I can’t stop looking at.  We paired OPI’s Funny Bunny over a basic white polish, Blanc by Essie, and it created a marshmallow effect that softened the bright white. I love how the top coat made the white more creamy and feminine.

    I’m also inspired by the monochromatic french manicures — a gloss base and matte tips, (one of the girls in the office had this in black and we all raved over it). I’m thinking about trying the trend in navy next. The chalkboard finish is easy to achieve. Just add a swipe or two of OPI’s clear matte top coat over the color of your choice and your done.

    Protip! Choose neutral colors and your monochromatic nail twist will go with almost any outfit.

  • Beauty

    Disposable Mascara Wands

    sephora wandSephora has thought up another genius beauty tool. Disposable mascara wands in an assortment of unique shapes — (spiky ball, comb style,  feathered tip, and a graduated volumizer). Pair your perfect brush with your favorite formula to plump up your lashes.

    They are hygienic too!  After each use, just toss the wand away and go about your day.

    For $7 you get 12 applicator brushes:

    -3 Lengthening disposable wands

    -3 Volumizing disposable wands

    -3 Curling disposable wands

    -3 Defining disposable wands

    Whatever Your Whim Wands, $7, sephora.com
  • Beauty

    Create Your Dream Skincare

    skin3 Do you know your skin-identity? If not, Skin Inc. is claiming to have created the world’s first Skin Supplement Bar where you can find out and create highly personalized beauty products for $45 and up.

    You can design the optimal formula for your specific skin needs by going on Skin Inc.’s website or into a Sephora store. After defining your skin identity through a series of questions you can make a custom blended skincare product (cleanser, mask, etc) by mixing in the serums (foods, oils, and vitamins) that suit your needs – up to 84 different combinations!

    Available mix-ins include: Coenzyme Q10, Collagen, Hyaluronic, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Chlorella and even Licorice

    Skin Inc., $45 & up, iloveskininc.com

  • Fashion

    Alexander Wang X H&M is sold out.

    You pretty much either had to be very early, very famous, or Alexander Wang himself to get your hands on this collection, which launched today.

    In honor of #TBT (to earlier today), I pulled some of my favorite wang-around-the-world moments to give a snapshot of what went down from London to Montreal to NYC and even the west coast. Sadly, if you want to snag the styles now, prices are already skyrocketing on ebay. :(
    Collage credits:

    Top with Perforated Pattern, $149
    Perforated Dress, $149
    Reflective Leggings, $59.95
    Suede Boots, $299
    Padded Leather Jacket, $349

  • The Buzz

    Artist Says No To Selfie, Yes To Women’s Rights

    I recently met a talented artist named TamTam at the Bridges of Understanding event here in NY honoring designer Reem Acra—.  I wanted to help spread the love for her empowering songs by sharing her latest video, Gender Game, above.

    My favorite part? In a world full of selfies and self promotion, the Gender Game video makes a profound statement by NOT revealing TamTam’s face until the very end. Instead the music first draws you in, and allows the beauty of her message to shine beyond what’s on the surface. Brilliant and inspiring.

    Check out the full EP on iTunes.

  • Beauty

    2014 Holiday Beauty Gift Sets

    Buying gifts for your friends is stressful enough– nevermind the challenge that comes along with crafting your own wish list ;)  Regardless of which dilemma you’re dealing with, check out the above luxe, designer beauty buys that come with bonus keepsakes (read: YSL cosmetics PLUS a clutch for $75 and a Dior wallet filled with makeup for $85). #HAPPYHOLIDAYS

    Dior Deluxe Holiday Palette, $85 • YSL Holiday Gift Set with Bonus Bag, $75 • Chanel Mini Brush Set with Bag, $125 • Givenchy Make-Up Box, $39 • Marc Jacobs Gift Set with Travel Bag, $79 • For Him – John Varvatos Vintage Gift Set $79

     

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