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It's official: Austin traffic stinks to high heaven. This year I'm going to be spending a LOT of time rotting in claustrophobia-inducing,...

Which Cooking Oil is Best for You?

Whether you’re sautéing, baking, frying, gravy-making, biscuit-buttering, stir-frying, hair masking, moisturizing, or performing any other bizarre activity using some sort of fat,...

Makeup Geek: The Eyeshadow You Need

Short Attention Span Sum up: Makeup Geek products are cheap as hell and SUPER high qualityHighly pigmented, extremely blendable,...

Top 8 Kitchen Tools For Cooking Survival

So you want to cook...now what? Y'all know home cooking can save you a billion dollars, tastes a jillion...

Four Ways to Pump up Your Iron Intake

I don't think you guys understand how hard it is to pull myself away from nonstop video game playing (I'm on summer...

Imperfect Produce: Perfectly Imperfect? Or Too Good to Be True?

Ever wonder what happens to the fugly produce that farmers can't sell to grocery stores? Well, traditionally the poor, ugly, undesirable produce...

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The Real Cost of Skincare Packaging

Jar Jar Binks isn't the only "jar" that ruins things (I'm not sorry for the terrible joke).  Jars are the worst possible containers for most skincare products, yet the...

Pink: If Sexism Was a Color.

According to marketing geniuses out there, women are little, itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny, young girls. You would think that the blindingly obvious marketing stereotyping would be limited to the children's toy...

Gel Eyeliner Reborn

If you haven't tried gel eyeliner yet, you're pretty dumb (no offense). It's great for people who break down crying in frustration when applying liquid liner, who can't prevent...

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Real Techniques Brushes

You ever throw down $30 on a makeup brush only to have the hair come out on your face after a few applications? Or...

Better Life: Non-toxic Cleaning Products That Actually Work!

Ok... So maybe you're the type of person who wants to use greener, safer, and non-toxic products to clean your house, but you don't...

Are MeUndies for You?

Haven't heard of MeUndies? Then you probably don't listen to podcasts. Do me a favor and go listen to like four podcasts....

America’s Test Kitchen: Your New Cooking BFF

What I do with makeup, products, life hacks, and health, the lovely America's Test Kitchen people do with food. They've devoted their lives using...

Don’t go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me

A blessing of the internet age is that all information is at our fingertips. And a curse of the internet age is that all...

Makeup Geek: The Eyeshadow You Need

Short Attention Span Sum up: Makeup Geek products are cheap as hell and SUPER high qualityHighly pigmented, extremely blendable,...

Physicians Formula Organic Mascara: Win or Fail?

My name is Lana, and I am a mascara addict.  I have been this way since I was about 14-years-old and have never been...

My Faves

Seven Reasons Why It’s Not Your Fault You’re Overweight

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past couple years, you most definitely have heard of Nicole Arbour and her infamous "Dear...

Train Like a Poor Russian: Kettlebells

I will forever be in debt to the Russian people for vodka, pants sexily tucked into boots, and for the sake of this blog...

Top 8 Kitchen Tools For Cooking Survival

So you want to cook...now what? Y'all know home cooking can save you a billion dollars, tastes a jillion...

FODMAPs: The New Gluten

The gluten scare gripped our nation by its nether-regions, so swiftly and so brutally that now it has become almost a parody of itself....

Which Cooking Oil is Best for You?

Whether you’re sautéing, baking, frying, gravy-making, biscuit-buttering, stir-frying, hair masking, moisturizing, or performing any other bizarre activity using some sort of fat,...

The Alternative Cure for UTIs That Works!

Nothing ruins a good time like a friendly visit from the Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Fairy.  Anyone who has ever experienced a UTI, a.k.a....