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The Models May Be, But the Real Fashion Industry Isn’t White  

The majority of 2014’s major fashion industry campaigns had one thing in common: white girls. Lots of them. There’s nothing inherently wrong with white girls (I’m one myself). After all, we don’t get to choose our race. But the overarching presence of white women in fashion campaigns is very much in line with our nation’s […]

December 26th

How young were you when you became old?

The first time in my life I remember being aware of aging, I was just three or four years old. I was with my favorite aunt, and I adored her. I’d do anything in the world for her. On this day she pulled me onto her lap and asked me, “Just stay this size forever.” […]

June 6th

Let’s Talk Body Image!

Body image can be a tricky topic, especially if you’ve struggled with food and body image issues in the past. There’s a certain stigma attached to body image issues, and I think that’s one of the reasons that this problem is so prevalent. We don’t feel like we can talk about it. Our issues with food or with what we see in the mirror make us feel ashamed.

August 12th

The Skinny on Coconut Oil

Unlike most oils, coconut oil is actually good for you. You can ingest it as well as using it on your body and your hair! When ingested, it helps aid in digestion, balance out our blood sugar levels, reduce cholesterol, as well as tons of other fun stuff. I converted to cooking with  only coconut oil […]

May 23rd

5 Foods for Healthy Skin

Beauty products can do wonders for hiding breakouts and blemishes, but truly healthy skin begins from within. Check out these five foods for healthy skin to give you a beautiful complexion from the inside out!

January 14th