hile girls are happy to drop not-so-subtle hints about what they expect to find under the tree, dudes clam up. (As they likely have no idea that the holidays are even upon us.) If you are looking to buy something for a special gent, here are a few things that we thought would pique your […]
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ith the holidays coming up, we girls on the go need all the time we can get, so celebrity makeup artist Emily Sims, helped us put together a few simple “5 Minute | 5 Product” looks for us this winter. For our November look, we’re focusing on making your lips pop, like you’ve just taken […]
e’re groovin’ on different eras for Halloween! As a follow up to Autumn’s 1920s makeup, and Ashley’s 80s look, I opted for a 70s vibe. It’s an easy costume you can pull together from your closet. Just grab the looks you built for Coachella this year or dust off your boho-chic to get this far-out […]
hen I was younger, I never wanted to be labeled as a “girl.” I didn’t like pink; I didn’t like ponies or dolls. I liked to build things, play with bugs, and explore. Because of that, I had guy friends, not girl friends. I didn’t identify with hating boys. I liked them. A lot. In […]
“Fake it till you make it.” This long-espoused adage now has science to back it up. The physical posture with which we hold ourselves can be tantamount to winning or losing, depending on the stance you take. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows us how to “power pose” and how it might make all the difference […]
There are so many labels these days: organic, gluten free, single origin. At a certain point they all stop mattering, but I want to draw attention to a particular distinction, yet another moniker that should be important to us, especially those of us interested in equal pay for the double X chromosome.
[su_spotlightheader who=”Paola Mendoza” what=”Writer, Filmmaker, Actress” where=”New York, NY”]When you meet Paola Mendoza, the first thing you’ll notice is the palpable fire and determination in her eyes. This accomplished filmmaker and writer has made it her mission to deal with social ills through art. A true auteur, Paola’s voice is raw and unconcealed in her […]
What if you were told at the age of 8 that you would be a wife at 12 years old? Would you be able to break that cycle? Kakenya Ntaiya shares her true story of changing her life to change her community. “Be bold. Be the first, so people will follow you,” she says.
Women are underestimating their abilities. Women are opting out before they’ve even begun. This is the reality that Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, author, and women’s activist, wants to change.
Lately, my life has been a series of tepid decisions. I choose clear polish for my finger tips. I have been driving the same reliable car for eleven years. My wardrobe is a mix of whites, blacks, and grays. However, something has come over me this summer. I have been exploring the possibility of being bold. Making choices, instead of sitting on the sidelines. Summer calls for something bright and fun, and by-golly I’m going to take advantage of it!