Not everyone wants to make their own hair gel–even if it is simple! And there is a gel that doesn’t make my curls crinkle, crackle, or crunch. For as long as I’ve been a fan of the Curly Girl method, I thought my hair was destined to be slightly crunchy everyday after the necessary dose of gel or mousse infused my… Read More
Because I’m an early bird, the madness began in July. I started the back-to-school rush by compiling a list of textbooks I’d need and scouring the discount and online stores for matching ISBNs. Then I took a look at my binder collection and decided, miracle of miracles, I might squeak by this fall without purchasing a new one to carry… Read More
I walked past them at Walmart (shortcuts through the jewelry section are always dangerous) and immediately wanted them. Those turquoise beads called my name, but I held back. I only own one skirt they’d match. Still, I thought I saw a similar pair on my friend Ana and I knew they’d blend well with the plethora of peach things I own, so… Read More
Recently a friend remarked casually that she had woken up that morning to find her hair looking wavy and lovely. She didn’t even style or do anything to it before heading off to class.That has never happened to me. I’ve always labored over my hair. Sometimes I loathed it. Sometimes I love it. Thankfully, I’ve found a way to keep… Read More
There have been three big days in my style journey.
One came while I was talking with a friend and she remarked that she bought the majority of her clothes at one store. Thus, she reasoned, her style was synonymous with that one store. I shrugged and smiled and let slip a question that I hadn’t thought through. “What do you think my style is?”