Tipping should be one of those no-brainer things. Tack on somewhere between 15 to 20 percent, and (generally) everyone's happy. But in the beauty world it gets a little more complicated...and awkward. A trip to the salon means not only a haircut, but a shampoo and a blowout -- sometimes by three separate people. Thus all deserve, though not equally, some form of tip. And what about those services that require a little more time and, well, care? Like bikini waxes.
SARAH KENNEDY | WHAT'S YOUR SNEAKER AGE? How old is too old when it comes to wearing sneakers? I mean the casual variety, not those worn for sport. Sorry to say this, but the landscape is far bumpier for females than males.
ALYSSA B. SHEINMEL | MY 'IN-BETWEEN' EATING DISORDER I'm not bulimic, and I wasn't anorexic, because girls with eating disorders are thin. I'm just a girl who desperately wants an eating disorder. I loved eating disorders so much that I wrote my senior thesis about them.
RED ROOM | DEBORAH LINDQUIST: A FUN AND FLIRTY FALL For those of us who feel that living in our swimsuit at the beach might be a good plan to beat the heat, here are a few ways to make that idea a fashion statement for fall -- while using a bit of pin-up sensibility.
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