Lauren Hochman

Lauren Hochman is the owner and founder of Lifestyle on a Budget (formerly THE TEEN RUNWAY).

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The $10 Moisturizer I’m Obsessed With

Hi, fashionistas! I’m so excited to share with you my biggest skincare find yet: the Cetaphil DailyAdvance Lotion! Deeply moisturizing without feeling greasy? Yep! Doesn’t cause any unwanted breakouts? You bet! Best part: it’s only $10! Could a product really…


10 Jaw-Dropping Valentine’s Day Dresses

Hi, fashionistas! Have you been searching for the perfect Valentine’s Day dress? Or even on the hunt for a cute dress to wear on Galentine’s Day? Do you have several tabs open full of dresses that don’t quite seem to…


How to DIY Your Own Color Conditioner

Hello, lovely readers! Have you seen those color conditioners on Instagram, but you can’t get the nerve to spend close to $30 on something that will last less than two months? As someone who has a mane of thick, curly…


The Crossbody Bag: The Superhero You Never Knew You Needed

Hi, fashionistas! If you know me, then you know one thing, I’m a total bag maven! Although I love all kinds of bags (clutches, satchels, etc.), my main love is crossbody bags because they are the easiest and most cost-efficient…


Best in Beauty 2019: 10 Under $10

Hi, fashionistas! 2018 was a great year for beauty. From the rise of new indie beauty brands to more companies coming out with inclusive shade ranges, like the infamous Fenty Beauty line by Rihanna, this year was definitely one of…


Stylish Winter Coats and Jackets!

Hi, fashionistas! If you’re a holiday season-lover like me but you despise the cold, you love a cute coat that keeps out those icy chills. Bundling up is definitely my favorite part of any season, which is why I’ve created a…



Hi, fashionistas! Recently, I hit a huge milestone: 50,000 email subscribers! I couldn’t believe my eyes! Like 50K people actually took the time to follow my blog? That’s crazy! To thank all of the amazing people who support my blog…


2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Beauty!

Hi, fashionistas! It’s officially the most wonderful time of year! Snow is falling, school is almost out for winter break, and the holiday season is in full swing. To celebrate, I’ve put together a special gift guide with all of…


RAW Artists CONNECT Showcase: The Fashion

Hi, fashionistas! Welcome to the final part of my RAW Artists Connect Showcase series: The Fashion! In this post, I’ll be discussing the fashion and makeup artistry that was at the event. As I stepped into the Aztec Theater, not…


RAW Artists CONNECT Showcase: The Entertainment

Hi, fashionistas! Welcome to Part 2 of my RAW Artists Connect Showcase series! Not only was the art inspiring, but the entertainment was also one of my favorite parts of the showcase. It definitely added another level to the experience!…


RAW Artists CONNECT Showcase: The Art

Hi, fashionistas! If you’re an art freak in San Antonio like myself, you may know that last month one of the best showcases hit the Aztec Theater: the RAW Artists CONNECT Showcase! This was a huge event, full of amazing artworks…


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