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…

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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…

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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…

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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

The whole concept of Botox kind of freaks me out. I mean, who woke up one day and said: “I wonder what would happen if we injected Botulism into our faces”? It seems like it would be unwise to inject ourselves with a deadly disease. Having said that, I know it’s a popular cosmetic treatment,…

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