How I Get My Glow: Cream Edition
Beauty

How I Get My Glow: Cream Edition

I realized last night during a clean out of my makeup drawer that I own an obscene amount of glowy base products. Like, more than the average person should have. If it’s shine-inducing and hydrating, it’s going on my face. First, a bit about me: I have constantly dry, dull skin. In the winter I have to double-moisturize every morning just to make my skin look alive again. Oil based cleansers are the only kind that leave my skin feeling soft and not stripped. Glow is not my friend. But,…

View Post
Understanding my quickness to yell, and my father’s.
Culture

Understanding my quickness to yell, and my father’s.

My boyfriend and I got into an argument recently about my quickness to yell when I get angry. The irony about yelling about my yelling habit is not lost on me. I explained at the time, while yelling, that my quickness to yell was rooted in my father’s ability to do so at any moment, about anything. To be clear, my dad’s voice runs at a noise level higher than most people’s. If he’s happy, he’s yelling. If he’s excited, he’s yelling. And if he’s angry, you bet he was…

View Post
These Are The Items I Will Be Adding To My Wardrobe This Season
Culture

These Are The Items I Will Be Adding To My Wardrobe This Season

Ahhhh, fall. After months of scalding hot weather, temperatures have settled into a cool 60 degrees. Finally, after months of sweating through my tank tops, I can wear sweaters and not want to pass out from heat stroke. Bringing out your fall clothes from storage feels like you’ve gone shopping at the world’s largest mall. So many new things! That you haven’t worn! In a year! It’s so refreshing. And with each season’s trends, the items feel so new. That old sweater that you may or may not have stolen…

View Post
Where I’ve Been | A Life Update
College

Where I’ve Been | A Life Update

The last 18 months have been some of the hardest in my life. The unexpected loss of a loved one in March, 2017, sent me reeling in a way that was equally unexpected. I was in a dark place until only recently, when I woke up one morning and realized that this space has been with me through the majority of my young life, and that it would be foolish for me to quit at it now. SO HERE’S WHERE I”VE BEEN: I’ve travelled to 8 countries in 4 months…

View Post