A Beauty & Lifestyle Checklist for the New Year

[photo credit: my very good photographer friend Julian, or @champagnejoonja on IG] Beauty & Lifestyle Checklist for 2017: teeth whitening! (extra exciting because I haven't done this in a while) get a haircut... and maybe finally fix my hair color? clean makeup brushes and sponges throw out expired, broken, or unused makeup update skin care products and …

UV Safety Month: 5 Reasons It’s More Fashionable and More Beautiful to be Protected from the Sun

Well would you look at that, July is the month that promotes UV Safety! In the United States, July tends to be the hottest and sunniest month after all, so it makes sense that we should take extra precautions to take care of our skin. Here’s one thing you might not have known: protecting your …

Is It Weird That I Enjoy Going On Adventures By Myself?

I am quite the definition of an introvert. Don't get me wrong -- I love sharing experiences with friends, lounging around with family, and (of course) spending time with my boyfriend, but I also find the value in "me-time" so rewarding. This might be the reason why I love long train rides and benches overlooking …