Beauty Unbiased

Did I Shave My Face for This?

Yes, yes I did shave my face. Not for this blog, really. As you may note its been awhile since I've had the chance to share any beauty advice or musings here. However, I did shave my face for the sake of trying it out. If I don't write an article on it, it really doesn't count now does it? So, yes, validating a reason for experimentation with my own facial hair may have forced me back to writing. You're welcome.

Brands Doing Good: Elemis Skincare and Women for Women International

Being a woman trying to balance whatever the constellation of life's responsibilities you're managing at any given moment -- whether that be work, friends, or family, or even making time for Netflix binging (I'm coming for you Claire Underwood, I promise) -- can bring its own set of challenges. Being a woman in a country affected by war, where women and children are most often disproportionately affected by the aftermath of conflict is a reality many of us choose to not even spend much time contemplating, let alone beginning to fathom what day to day life can look like for these women.

Y7 Yoga: Give Me Two Weeks

One day short of two weeks into the new year, I accidentally became a walking cliche: a newly dedicated fitness fanatic. The truth is, as someone who attended a regular yoga class for nearly a year until the studio I'd loved for its positive energy and intimate classes (sometimes so intimate it was me and one other person) closed down, its taken me about 6 years ago to commit to another studio. What started as one afternoon of yoga class over the holidays turned into more than I'd anticipated.