February 2018

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I’ve had this blog and have been blogging consistently for the last six months, and I feel like I’ve learned a lot in that time, mostly through trial and error. I’m not an expert by any means, but I have a little wisdom to impart. If you want to blog, DO IT. Anyone who knows…

Read more Advice for new bloggers

I like baths. A lot. When I’m sad, stressed or don’t feel good I head directly to the tub. I’ve casually mentioned in past posts that I’m chronically ill. To clarify, I’m not saying that I get colds frequently; I have several chronic illnesses that cause things like migraines, pain, mobility issues, depression, anxiety, on…

Read more Thank the gods for bathtubs

We can’t talk about feminism without giving a nod to our foremothers; Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Ida B. Wells, and the hundreds of other women who devoted their lives to making the world a better place for women, children and minorities. Susan B. Anthony spent her adulthood in the city where I currently…

Read more Feminism and the beauty community

I’ve been meaning to talk about this since the first time I saw it on Twitter. The idea of a bunch of (male) NASA engineers sitting around a table trying to figure out what women might want to put on their faces or use during their periods is, honestly, hilarious. I have this picture in…

Read more NASA and space makeup

Guys, I got a VoxBox. If you don’t know what a VoxBox is, it’s ok, I’ll explain. So there’s a website called Influenster¬†where we can all go to read/write reviews for all kinds of products. It’s not just beauty related; it’s pet supplies, cleaning products, basically everything you can imagine. Occasionally brands contact Influenster when…

Read more Review: Origins Original Skin Pore-Perfecting Cooling Primer with Willowherb