In the current economic climate, it's not a shock that sales of clothes are down. However, cosmetics at all price points are selling better than ever. It makes sense, since you can easily add day-brightening color to your life without much financial investment. Try this slick full-finish lipstick ($18) by Benefit, here in "sassy frass," a rich boysenberry shade. It's available at Sephora locations and

Sara Glassman • 612-673-7310