5 Types of clothing I no longer buy

Do I really need it though? Am I buying it for the right reasons or to convince the sales clerk I’m someone who can afford a $200 top? Can I afford a $200 top (now)? Was it ethically made? Will I wear it more than once? These are the type of questions you begin to ask yourself when you have new rules for the clothing you buy. … Continue reading5 Types of clothing I no longer buy

Olivia Wilde’s No-Fuss Beauty Routine

 In this video for Vogue Beauty, hippie princess Olivia Wilde walks us through her super simple natural skin care and makeup routine. Skincare products used: True Botanicals Nutrients Mist True Botanicals Pure Radiance Oil   Affordable alternatives: Mad Hydrating Hippie Nutrients Mist Mario Baducco Mist … Continue readingOlivia Wilde’s No-Fuss Beauty Routine

Be INspired by… Leandra Medine’s Style

Leandra Medine’s style is exuberant, colorful and like her blog, Man Repeller, defies standard (read: man-set) definitions of beauty. Her style is an authentic expression of who she is inside–it exudes joy and even when she’s wearing something that might look kitschy on someone else, what … Continue readingBe INspired by… Leandra Medine’s Style

Watch what happens when these women get their ideal body parts for the day

 Bigger boobs, different color eyes… We, women, want what we don’t have. I read a statistic a couple years ago that said a whopping 92 percent of women were unhappy with their bodies.92%!!! Although the media, by pushing unattainable images of beauty, bear some … Continue readingWatch what happens when these women get their ideal body parts for the day

Mel Burgos’ Genius Bookcase Shoes Display

 Natural hair blogger Mel Burgos of RockYoRizos.com shares her beauty and style secrets in this Curly Confessions. Talking mostly about hair, we eventually get to her gorgeous shoes display.     THE INSPIRATION:  Short on space, Burgos used two wide 7″ deep bookcases to artfully show off … Continue readingMel Burgos’ Genius Bookcase Shoes Display

Models reveal common misconceptions about beauty

Buzzfeed brought together five professional models from around the world to share their thoughts on beauty and to reveal what they look like without makeup. And you know what? I was a little surprised to learn that many of them have the same hangups about looks and beauty as most … Continue readingModels reveal common misconceptions about beauty

Beauty Addiction: Inside Korea’s Billion Dollar Beauty Industry

In this episode of Beyond Beauty, we follow beauty and body image activist and tattoo-covered alien princess Grace Natural to South Korea as she investigates the ways in which Seoul’s youth conform and challenge mainstream beauty ideals.   Grace meets the young South Koreans embracing alternative ideas … Continue readingBeauty Addiction: Inside Korea’s Billion Dollar Beauty Industry

How to organize your shit (err clothes) using the Marie Kondo method

 Inspired by Marie Kondo’s book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Heather Young from Heather at Home tackled her wardrobe. Her task: organizing every single item of clothing in her home. She did and her account of the process is, I think, very relatable. I also think … Continue readingHow to organize your shit (err clothes) using the Marie Kondo method