By April Hala “You make your own deodorant? Why?” When people find out I make my own deodorant, this is usually the first question they ask. I decided to try homemade deodorant after years of frustration when the normal store brands just didn’t work the way I wanted. After becoming concerned about the chemicals in traditional deodorants, I tried to… Read More
By Alice W. I have always had thick, wavy and a little bit curly hair. Growing up, I battled with mountains of frizz and spit ends. I have often found myself almost tearing my hair out over how unmanageable it can be sometimes! Over the years, I have tried so many different things to try to fix some of my hair’s… Read More
“Oh, you got your bangs cut!”
I always cringe when I hear how easily my bang trim job gets noticed. Especially when it’s my little girl whose bangs got cut just a bit too short.
It’s kind of like how I have to tell myself to stop adding ginger or chili powder when I think a bit more is needed; I have to tell myself to stop snipping the bangs when they seem just a bit too long. Because likely, after the soup has cooked or the bangs have dried, they will be just right.
I was born with a head full of curly hair. Well, actually, I was bald. But as soon as I got hair, it was snarly and kinky and very ill-behaved. One of my earliest memories was of me sitting on a stool in the bathroom, holding on to the doorknob for dear life so I wouldn’t fall off while my… Read More