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Beauty Malaysia

I Tried Ear Candling To See If It Would Help Kick My Cold

February 22, 2017

Long story short: Ear candling is a GD miracle cure. I’ve been sick every minute of every day since I got to Asia… 23 days, 7 hours and 46 minutes, to be exact.  I’ve had a disgusting cold/flu/infection that I

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Beauty Japan

This Japanese Shower Head Fixed My Dandruff

February 20, 2017

I have a not-so-cute confession to make: The first two weeks I was in Kuala Lumpur, my hair was littered with dandruff. I’ve never had dandruff before in my life, so I was freaked out, grossed out and suuuuper confused

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Beauty Malaysia

Charcoal Pills Are A Miracle Malaysian Hangover Cure

February 10, 2017

Considering I’m spending the year traveling on a glorified Study Abroad program for adults, there is a lot of drinking going on. I’m out pretty much all night, every night… And on Wednesdays-Sundays, ladies drink free. But since I am no

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Beauty

The Only 10 Skincare Products That Made It Into My Suitcase

February 6, 2017

The first question people asked me when I told them I was going to be traveling for a year was, “How the fuck do you pack for that?” The idea of living out of a suitcase didn’t really stress me

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Beauty Travel Tips

How To Hydrate Skin From The Inside Out During A Long Flight (With Snacks!)

January 30, 2017

We’ve all been there: Looking at ourselves in an airport bathroom mirror after a flight and thinking, “WHAT happened to my face?” I literally look like a different person when I land. My eyes are swollen shut, my skin is

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Beauty Dubai

I Spent The Day At Dubai’s Ladies-Only Spa, And It Was Just As Amazing As You Would Imagine

January 30, 2017

You know the scene in Sex and The City 2 when Carrie &friends go into a back room with the women in Abu Dhabi, and they take off their burkhas to reveal that they’re wearing Manolos, diamonds and Birkins? That’s

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Beauty

I Bathed in a Vat of Red Wine and Here’s What Happened to My Skin

January 27, 2017

Like any grown-ass female, I love wine. And I love baths. And I love drinking wine in the bath. Any combination of those two activities is my idea of a dream Saturday night (“adulthood” is a lot different than I thought it would be), so when I heard

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Beauty

I Styled My Eyebrows With Soap And I’m Never Going Back

October 31, 2016

I have a complicated relationship with my eyebrows. I had a Frida Kahlo-style unibrow until I was 14 (it looked a lot better on her than it did on me), and recently had a tweezing accident that left me without half of my

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Beauty

I Took A Mudbath In Napa Valley And It Was Genuinely Horrible

July 15, 2015

After a 5-Day romantic vacation in Napa with my brother and parents (don’t even ask.), I decided that I needed to take a little me time. So I booked myself a couples mud bath, for one, at the hotel spa.

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Beauty

Wait Why Did Bellybutton Rings Go Out Of Style?

June 30, 2015

The week after my mom’s 50th birthday, she picked me up from school and told me she had a surprise for me. “Is it a dog?!” I pleaded (I was 11 at the time, so this seemed like the only

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