The point of a vacation is to find refuge from the abrasion of day to day living - so why is it that the very remedy we seek often distributes its own set of trouble? For those of us with delicate skin-sibilities, that trouble often pertains to adjusting to foreign climates when we're away from our own. The truth is that sometimes, your skin will freak out while you're abroad, even if you're freakishly prepared. The good news is that comebacks are many and aplenty if you've got the right arsenal - here's how to recover from vacationized skin.
It's officially festival and summer concert season! Fill up your fanny pack with these essentials that will keep you glowing and fresh all day (or weekend) long.
It’s double nickels for me this month. To be quite frank, while the ups are overwhelmingly in the lead, being “an older woman who looks good for her age” comes with its own set of downs. (one of the downs? Being called "an older woman who looks good for her age")
Some call it spring fever, others call it hay fever - either way, 'tis the season of change and starting fresh, which means calling it quits on the old that no longer serves you. This stands true in many areas: old belief systems, old styles in your closet, even old makeup that reeeeally shouldn't have lasted this long. If you're struggling this spring and could use a little guidance on how to gently let go of all you deem as junk, we've got a list of for sures and certainties that will have you breathing easier. Unless, you know, your breathing struggles comes from allergies - in which case, you and your immune system are on your own.
Living in the world as an individual with sensitivities is cumbersome enough without throwing travel into the mix. Breaking established routines are practically sacrilegious to these folks, and with good reason - an entire day, week, or month can be thrown off when one strays from healthy rituals. As a frequent traveler, a complaint I often hear is that the struggle to maintain routines is more than real. While it may require a little more work than the typical jetsetter, there are travel hacks that are sure to keep you on track without feeling the pangs. After all, sensitive beauties deserve to see the world, too!
Spring is finally creeping up on us! And with those warmer temperatures rolling in, you can guarantee there will be plenty of hiking and camping, especially if you're in this beaUTAHful area we call Salt Lake City. For a lot of Utah babes, the beach isn't your ideal spring break getaway (sand in your unmentionables, spilled beer in your hair, and a ripe sunburn? I'm good, thanks). If you're looking to spend some time in mother nature, I have your essential outdoorsy girl's travel guide right here. Whether you're new to camping or a seasoned barefoot wild child, read on for useful tips and tricks when packing for your next outdoor adventure.
Even after you’ve filled your suitcase to the very brim, there always manages to be something or other that didn’t make its way into your travels. Attachment to our comforts is definitely relatable, and it makes sense that you’d want to have your safety with you wherever you go. Sometimes, this isn’t always feasible. For the overpacker, we have one word that is going to alleviate a huge portion of your anxiety: versatility. Here’s how to incorporate it into your packing methods.
Curls have a mind of their own most of the time, and getting them to do what we want can be nothing short of running a circus. Whether they be willowy waves or rad ringlets or cute corkscrews, the best thing you can do for your curly girls is to give them tools to be the very best version of themselves. The idea of using hair mousse to emphasize curls can be daunting, but it's one of the best possible tools you can use to get the results you want. While there are plenty considered to be the best hair mousse in general, here are our favorites on the best mousse for curly hair.
No dry humor here. In the midst of multi-colored hair fads and arid winters, it seems more and more people are succumbing to the woes of dry hair, and are continuously fighting an uphill battle. Have no fear, beauties - it's not forever. With a few helpful tools, the right care and a little bit of patience, you'll get your soft strands back in no time.