Say hello to yellow to brighten up your life

Detroit Free PressApril 9, 2014 

There’s a shade of yellow out there appropriate for every skin tone; you just need to shop around. This DKNY colorblock dress, $355, is from Belk.


Bright as sunshine and juicy as a lemon, yellow makes everything happy.

Don’t believe those naysayers. There’s a shade of yellow out there appropriate for every skin tone; you just need to shop around.

Here are some sunny delights that caught our eye. They’re all in stores now.

• A yellow patterned trench will brighten up even the grayest day. Merona makes a Jacquard weave version, $59.99 at

• What’s more spectacular that faceted fluorescent yellow baubles from Kate Spade New York? Find these stud earrings are $38 at local Nordstrom stores. To find one or shop online:

• By Kay Unger, a dress with a jersey bodice and rich-looking yellow brocade skirt will turn heads – in a good way. $400 at

We tried it: Cetaphil moisturizing cream

The product: Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream

The pitch: If you have dry, sensitive skin, Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream will help. It’s fragrance-free, non-greasy and great for hands, feet, elbows, knees or anywhere else that needs super intensive moisturizing. You can even use it on your face. Plus, it has the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval.

The price: $10.50-$13.50ish for 16 ounces, depending on where you shop. Available at drugstores and mass retailers such as Target, CVS, Walgreens and Walmart.

The pros: It really is non-greasy. Fragrance free. Best of all, we’re no longer trying to hide our dry chapped hands; Cetaphil worked! It also worked on our ultra-chapped lips. Hallelujah!

The cons: Absolutely none. Zero. Zilch. Nada.

The bottom line: There are less expensive moisturizing creams out there, but this one really works. It’s a hand saver, if not a life saver.

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