My Declaration of Acne Independence: Why You Should Love Your Face, Blemishes and All!

The purpose of this blog is not to tell you that you are not good enough. You are exactly enough.

Make no mistake, this is a blog on the subject of beauty. Life and time have taught me the word ‘beauty‘ is not all encompassing, but it is transformative. Our world spins on exaggerated media, ridiculous politics and unattainable advertisements that preach under the promise of ‘a better you.’ I have allowed myself to be swept up in this mess and I feel it is my responsibility to set a better example for my brother and sisters, my future children, and my generation. This post is for them.

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Two Simple and Inexpensive Ways to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

For 21 years, I have sinned against my pitiful, brittle, unconditioned and dirty drugstore brushes. 

I know, I know-I’m supposed to be a beauty blogger, right? Well, I see no point in lying to you. I barely have time to put on my face in the morning, much less clean the sticks that help me do it. Alas, I realize this can no longer continue-especially for someone like me, who has some problematic acne issues.

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