“But I hate to sweat,” are words I’ve muttered on repeat when questioning whether it was time to make the leap to natural deodorant. While it feels like all of my friends have made the swap to a more natural lifestyle, I have clung to antiperspirants out of fear of being the smelliest girl at the party. Yes, there is a small period of adjustment when switching to natural deodorant, and research shows the awkward phase of detoxing is well worth it. When you dig deep into the science behind deodorant, an all-natural method has far more pros than cons.
Travel is an inspiring and enlightening experience but that doesn’t hide one truth: travel can wreak havoc on your skin. Summer weather conditions are an especially harsh time. While being on an exotic beach is compelling, the sun that beams down is less satisfactory. I’ve narrowed my travel skincare routine to a science, trying to find the keys to keep skin healthy during summer travel. Similar to my winter skincare guide, summer comes with a unique set of challenges and requires customized treatment.
While summertime heat is brutal, fashion is my favorite. I love whimsical maxi dresses and bright patterns but rarely get a chance to be so bold and colorful during the year. When it comes to traveling during summer months, a portable wardrobe is key. Today I’m sharing eight amazing dresses for summer vacation that can easily fit in your suitcase without hassle.
There is one question that’s always on the tip of our tongues in countless places. At the bar, the networker, and the casual blind date, the words slip out before we have a chance to retract and think of anything more compelling. Four bland words punctuated by a question to feign interest: “What do you do?” In a world where we are so driven by what others do for a living, I think there is an opportunity to use our conversation starters to discover who people are deep down.
Let there be light! Apartment life has made me accept the status quo of simple home lighting. Our unit’s lighting fixtures are neutral enough to not disrupt our style, but I’ve always eagerly waited for the day I could choose my own pendant lighting. As I plan for my next home, I sought to round up the best pendant lighting I could find. What’s your lighting style?
Happy Thursday, friends! It has been such a wild last two weeks and I’m so excited to finally tell you about it. Two weeks ago, I received an email from Dana Tyson at Sunny 99.1, one of Houston’s most popular radio stations. At first, I didn’t even realize who I was corresponding with until it finally clicked: radio host Dana Tyson wanted me on her brand new podcast. I said yes immediately, and within a few short days, I was nervously waiting in the iHeart Media lobby. Our conversation was the kickoff to Sunny 99.1’s Houston Women with Dana Tyson podcast, and I am so humbled by the opportunity. Dana has set out on a mission to feature Houston women who are trailblazers in their careers, and it was such an honor to be the first guest on.