Where To Buy Akar Skin’s Products If You Want To Discover The Magic That Is Tibetan-Inspired Beauty

April 18, 2017

One of my favorite parts about writing about beauty is discovering new up-and-coming cosmetics and skin care lines. When I heard about Akar Skin, I was surprised to hear it’s sourcing ingredients from somewhere that doesn’t exactly scream “beauty destination” — Tibet. The skin care line was founded with the mission of creating natural beauty products using organic and wild harvested ingredients, many of which are grown on the Tibetan…

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State Department Just Wants To Be ‘Liked,’ Spends $630,000 On Facebook Followers

April 18, 2017

Over 1.7 million people have “liked” the White House on Facebook. President Obama has 33 million Twitter followers. And somewhere along the way, the U.S. Department of State began to feel a bit left out.  “Even bloody ‘Gangnam Style’ got two million views on YouTube!” officials hissed at one another at Washington, in our imagination. “27 million people have “liked” Kesha on Facebook! KESHA!” There was only one option.  It was time…

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6 Beauty Habits From The ’90s That Were Bad For Your Health

April 18, 2017

Once upon a time, an innocent soul Google searched “the dangers of glitter” and lived the opposite of a happily-ever-after. That unfortunate individual is me: A typical millennial with a severe case of nostalgia — specifically, a deep longing for ’90s beauty trends, and my personal favorite, roll-on body glitter. However, was I aware that a speck of glitter could cost you an eye? (Warning: That link is not for the faint-hearted) Though the…

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New Legislation Could Finally Protect Underage Models

April 18, 2017

The disregarding of child labor laws, little to no financial transparency, blind toleration of sexual abuse in the workplace. These are just a few of the things that make up the ugly side of the fashion industry, but things might be starting to change for the better. According to a newsletter sent this morning by the Model Alliance, a not-for-profit organization working to give models a voice in the workplace, the…

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7 Things That Helped Me Actively Like My Fat

April 18, 2017

With the ever-increasing popularity of body positive rhetoric existing in cyberspace, more and more people are slowly arriving at the conclusion that all bodies are worthy of tolerance: The fat ones, the thin ones, and everything in between. Sometimes, however, it can be relatively straightforward to accept this truth as it applies to the figures of others, while remaining incredibly difficult to accept ourselves under the same kind of compassionate…

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What Will Happen To Ethan Couch? The Affluenza Teen Is In Trouble Again

April 5, 2017

After a highly publicized manhunt, “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch was caught in Mexico after skipping town for allegedly violating his probation, according to CNN. Couch, who, at 16, notoriously evaded jail time for killing four people while driving drunk, is better known by his informal moniker, a term that spawned out of his successful defense that he was too wealthy to understand the consequences of his actions. But what will…

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7 Things To Consider Before You Do The Big Chop Again

April 5, 2017

If you already went through the big chop (cutting off your relaxed hair to get back to your natural texture) and subsequent regrowth stage once, you may be surprised tohear that some folks with afro-textured hairdo the big chop a second time to fully realize their hair dreams. While cutting everything off is certainly the quickest way to grow a healthy head of hair, it can be along journey to get…

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5 Makeup Looks That Shout ‘Spring Is Here!’

April 5, 2017

There’s no better feeling than shoving your coat back into the depths of your closet (boy, bye!) and swapping your boots out for your sneakers or ballet flats. That’s the magic of springtime, the season in which you basically feel like a new person — and look like one, too, since you’re no longer hidden under eight layers of fleece. And just as the change in weather demands an entire…

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I Tested 6 Home Remedies To Whiten Teeth This One Worked The Best — PHOTOS

April 5, 2017

I’ve been content with my natural toothpaste for a while,but recently I decided it was time to attempt to get some of the tobacco, coffee, and red wine stains off my teeth for good. A proponent of taking the DIY route, I tried out six natural teethwhitening remedies. In addition to stains caused by bad habits like mine, it’s totallynormal for the teeth todarken on their own as we get older….

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