On Treating Yourself for Yourself VS for Others

I didn’t really know what to title this, or honestly to what end I’m writing this. It’s not a reaction to something that was said, nor is it an attack on those who have different opinions than mine; I just needed to write it down. The other day I posted the below photo in my Instagram story, because I realized that I use a lot of products daily. As soon as I posted it, I realized that though my friends aren’t usually the type to assume, some folks may see that as a way to either humble brag that I spend too much on products (1. It’s my money & 2. I’ve actually slowed my spending tremendously because I have so much product that hasn’t been used yet), or to show how hard I work to make myself look good.

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Personal Nail Wraps

Alright, Fangirls. Yesterday I raved about how pumped I am to be trying out Personail 100% Nail Wraps this past week, and I wasn’t kidding. These adorable little nail wraps have taken over my life, and I can’t get enough of them. I ordered 3 sets from Personail a couple weeks ago, and got mine in last week. I considered waiting awhile to put them on, but once I checked them out, I couldn’t leave them in their packages.

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Shown are the “Comic” nails, but I also purchased “Meow” (cats), and GURL by Mel Stringer, an Australian artist I follow on Instagram.

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Feminerd: White Feminism

whiteI think it may be an unfortunate testament to my race that I only first heard this term a week ago. However, contrary to how it appears, white feminism isn’t about being white. I’m white, but I’m not going to get defensive, it doesn’t apply to me. I know where I stand. But we’ll address that point later. White feminism is all too familiar to all of us, even if we don’t realize it, and it makes it a lot more difficult for equality to be achieved at any level. Read More »