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It’s Okay to Take a Breather: Caring for Yourself in Light of the Kavanaugh Hearings

With each bit of news I have consumed on Kavanaugh since the testimonies, I feed a heat that burns me internally rather than fuels my outspokenness and activism. I am causing damage to myself instead of standing for what I believe in.

So this is a reminder that it is okay to take a break from the news and the fight. You have to take care of yourself, too.

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3 essential lipsticks for fall/winter

he seasons are changing and with that, so are makeup trends.

You are probably familiar with beauty posts titled “The ‘in’ colors for fall!” or “Don’t be caught dead wearing this color in summer." I have always assumed advertising different makeup colors for varying seasons was a clever marketing scheme to convince consumers to purchase “new” colors to stay trendy. Though I imagine there is some truth to my marketing assumption, I recently learned the trend to change colors seasonally could also be part of our human nature.  

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Podcasts to help you sleep

If you are one of those people who fall asleep with the television on, the noise a soothing distraction of sleepless thoughts, then audio stories may work particularly well for you. Looking at screens before bed is known to disrupt sleep. Try a podcast instead. You still get background noise but without having stare at something emitting bright, blue light.

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2 Ingredient DIY Pore Strips in 2 Minutes or Less

I started doing a homemade recipe for a charcoal pore mask that has become my saving grace. Whether my skin is oily or dry, acne ridden or relatively clean, this process has always left my pores clean and my skin surprisingly happy. This DIY mask is made with only two ingredients and takes less than two minutes to put together...

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