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

I can sum up my experience with Noom in one sentence: They recommend you squeeze lemon juice on your salad to replace dressing and eat ~300 calorie meals. I mean, that is some 1980's-Jane-Fonda-Jazzercise-nonfat-everything-antiquated...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Stila “Stay all Day” Liquid Eyeliner

In the world of eyeballs, the "hooded eye" is the dreaded black sheep of the family. Adjectives to describe hooded eyes are, "mature", "droopy", "crinkly", and even "ethnic." I hate the fact that hooded...

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...

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,...

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....