Worth It?

Botox: It’s Just a Couple Shots in Your Face

By Michelle Kennedy My friend Kristy and I have known each other for about fifteen years. As you can imagine, we had a whole lot less wrinkles back when we first met. Lately, worry lines between Kristy’s eyes, and wrinkles on my forehead and around my eyes have been bugging us. We’ve had a lot […]

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Sac Brew Bike Rolls Into Midtown

We are so excited for the latest business venture here in Midtown (brought to us by Chris Ferren Cirino and his wife Sarah): Sac Brew Bike. This 15-passenger, wheels-of-fun allows you and your friends to pedal around town to various breweries in a safe and controlled manner. We had the pleasure of taking this bad boy out […]

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Worth It? fabfitfun

by Kearsten Shepherd Worth It? fabfitfun So, after dealing with my subscription addiction and canceling all of my subscription services I had acquired during the holiday season, I was suckered back in by fabfitfun (Facebook, Twitter). I liked that it was a quarterly shipment and only $49.95 for their VIP box. I signed up with […]

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Worth It? GwynnieBee.com

by Danielle Ball Anyone who has ever spent a day shopping for plus size clothing knows that it is no easy task. In the few stores that do carry plus sizes, the options are often matronly, shapeless tunics and or strangely high-cut pants.   If you do find an acceptable outfit, it’s likely to cost two […]

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Worth It? Quarterly

By Meghan Sullivan Quarterly (Facebook, Twitter) is yet another subscription service, but it’s unique in that it cultivates a variety of ‘celebrity’ curators that are tasked with putting together packages based on certain themes. In their words: “Quarterly wants to bridge that gap by allowing anyone to subscribe to influential curators and receive physical items in […]

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Worth It? Nars Satin Lip Pencil

By Julia Tanghetti Have you ever felt like a lipstick was magical? The kind of lipstick you put on and every picture you take is amazing….the kind that gets you backstage at concerts and making out with cute boys….the kind of lipstick that makes you a better person? Ok, maybe I am reaching here, but […]

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DIY: Worth it! Hair ties

By Amy Thoma Awhile back GOTG-er Laura Braden wrote a piece on ribbon hair ties and declared a $3 ponytail holder “worth it!” Since I have thick, unruly hair that I punish with miles and miles of running, hours of yoga and lots of heat styling I was willing to give them a try. But, […]

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Worth It: Warby Parker

By Ashley Robinson I’ve had the same glasses for over six years now and it’s time for a change in eyewear. Not that they are bad, they’re just Tina Fey 2006. And the little designer logo on one of the ear pieces fell off, and while I know it’s not obvious to others, I might […]

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Still Worth It? Sacramento’s Psychic Faire and Healing Festival

By Jamie Romas, Amelia McLear and Laura Braden What It Promises? Two years ago, we visited the Psychic Faire with a healthy amount of skepticism – and boy were we pleasantly surprised! Read about our first experience here, but basically 95 percent of what we were told came true…including the fact that Amelia’s boyfriend at the […]

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Worth It? RentTheRunway.com

By Laura Braden What It Promises? Ever walk into your closet and think “I have nothing to wear…or at least nothing that hasn’t already been plastered all over Facebook?” For those of us plagued with this “problem,” enter RentTheRunway.com – an online, shopping mecca of designer dresses for rent (ranging from Tibi and Lily Pulitzer […]

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Worth It? Dermologica MediBac Clearing Adult Acne Kit

By Alanna Bradley What it promises: The Dermologica MediBac Clearing Adult Acne Kit claims that “It’s the end of the line for adult acne.” The kit contains Clearing Skin Wash, Sebum Clearing Masque, Clearing Mattifier, Overnight Clearing Gel, Concealing Spot Treatment, and Oil Control Lotion. Basically, a day and night regimen to rid us poor adult […]

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Worth It? Ribbon Hair Ties

By Laura Braden What it Promises: Ribbon hair ties are fancy-schmancy rubberbands that promise to not pull, tear or crease your hair. They’re pricier (range from .50-$1.00/each) than regular rubberbands ($4.52 for 100) and range in every color under the sun (including neutrals intended to match/blend into your hair color). GOTG Verdict? Totally worth it. […]

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Worth it? NeriumAD Age-Defying Treatment

By Lyndsey Schnabel What it promises: NeriumAD Age-Defying Treatment is a night cream promises that to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, skin texture and aging or sun damaged skin. It’s a pretty easy nightly routine, after cleansing face immediately apply (2-4 pumps) to moist skin. In the morning just rinse the face. This […]

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Worth It: WeLoveColors.com

By Ashley Robinson Dear Jezebel.com, as a dedicated reader of your site, I read your recent Worth It column on WeLoveColors.com, checked out the site, purchased their products, and was inspired to write my own Worth It column on the same company, as well. My apologies. For those of you who don’t read Jezebel.com, you […]

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Worth It: NewlyMaid (Turn in Old Bridemaids’ Dresses for New LBD)

 By Ashley Robinson So, I had this dress. It was strapless, light blue and … floor-length. You probably have the same type of dress in your closet, you know, the kind you wore ONE day, took a thousand pictures in and now takes a ridiculous amount of space in your closet – despite the fact you […]

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Worth It: Tank Essential

By Julie Soderlund Every so often we find products here at GOTG that we can’t help but share about…TankEssential (www.tankessential.com) is definitely one of them. This online company, as the name suggests, specializes in tank tops. So what’s the big deal you ask? Well these are not just any tank tops, their site allows you […]

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