Miss Manga Mascara

***Update to post: I've been using this mascara on-and-off for months now, and every time I wear it someone asks, "Are those your real lashes?? WHAT MASCARA DO YOU USE??"*** This is my new favorite...

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 maybe you’re clumsy like me and have accidentally stepped on...

Olipop Review: A Healthy Alternative to Soda

I'm pretty sure y'all know by now that drinking sodas = not good. Right? They're just cans of sugar water with a huge body of evidence linking them to increased weight and risk of...

The Devil’s Toothpaste: Crest Pro-health

If Satan owned a toothbrush, he’d use Crest Pro Health toothpaste to brush his teeth. Ok, maybe I’m being a bit dramatic, but seriously, this toothpaste is horrible. I was a Crest user for years....

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 have time to go on Pinterest and wade through the...

Win at Your Period: Diva Cup

Periods. They’re the pits right? They’re the lamest of the lame, the grossest of the gross, the thorn in your uterus! It’s like having the flu 5-7 days out of the month except that...

Noom: The Truth Behind the Popular Weight Loss App (Part 2)

I can sum up my experience with Noom in one sentence: They recommend replacing salad dressing with lemon juice and eating ~300-calorie meals. I mean, that is some 1980's-Jane-Fonda-Jazzercise-nonfat-everything-antiquated nutrition advice. Before we get...

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 able to control it.  I will probably die with a...

Do You Believe In Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of the Supplement Industry.

All you hear today is how doctors are horrible and how evil the pharmaceutical industry is. They're making us fat, they're force-feeding us dangerous pills, they're keeping us sick, and all the while laughing...

Amanda Eggimann: Best Hair Ever

My hair and I haven't always had the best of relationships. I've dyed it every color under the sun (including at one point, purple, black, and blue all at once), bleached it, straightened it,...