Three Steps to HD Skin

Living in Austin can be one of the best experiences of your life, and also one of the worst. It can be the worst specifically because of the oppressive, wet, moist, heat. I am...

Body Odor Cure: A Cheap Kitchen Staple

You can blame it on hormones, blame it on the heat, or blame it on the fact that you're dirty and don’t wash your clothes. But it just doesn’t matter who’s to blame when...

Noom: The Truth Behind the Popular Weight Loss App (Part 1)

Listen, I'm not like a regular dietitian. I'm a cool dietitian. While many of my colleagues were audibly unhappy about the latest diet app called "Noom," I kept my silence. I wanted to investigate...

Podcasts: A Beginners’ Guide to a Less Boring Life

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, jerk-central, bumper-to-bumper hell. What saved me during these trying times? Podcasts my...

Clean Your Bra Bro

Ohhhh, the troubles that come with having breasts. Suffering from boob sweat, ogling from random people everywhere, feeding babies, and breast cancer are a few of the things that first come to mind. And then...there's...

Slap Some Charcoal On It!

Have you ever had alcohol poisoning so badly you were taken to the emergency room, forced to drink a thick, black charcoal smoothie and then had your stomach pumped? Yeah, uh, me neither... But...

Two Ingredients To Clean Yo Stank Garbage Disposal

For a short period of my life, I lived without a garbage disposal. I like to call those times, “The Dark Ages of Dishwashing”. It wasn’t nearly as annoying as when I didn’t have...

Cheap Oil Blotter Solution!

With all my talk of the power of natural oils, I figured it was time to talk about the ugly side of oil. This entry is for those poor folks who spend hours getting...

Why You Don’t Need Shaving Cream

If marketing companies had their way, we would be reduced to sniveling, needy, financially poor creatures with horrible self-esteem. While a lot of the time I respect how clever marketing folk can be, other...

The Curly-haired Gal’s Guide to Sanity

Naturally curly and/or wavy hair can either be the bane of your existence or the best feature that you've got. If you're anything like me, I fought for YEARS against the regular texture of...