Metamorphosis (2016-2018)

It’s pretty insane finding photos of yourself from just a year ago and thinking about how different everything is now.  Everything really can change in a year. Advertisements

Hello, Harem Pants!

So, I kind of did a funny thing a few weeks back.  But for me to explain it to you (you probably won’t find it that funny, to be honest), I need to provide some light background. I traveled to India with the following game plan – hang out in New Delhi and its surrounding…

Goodbye, Amaranthine || Welcome, Blood Spice

As you may or may not know, I recently rebranded, well… this whole thing.  I switched over the website, the social media handles, the hashtags… all of it! Changing my hair color to match whatever madness I have brewing inside me was the final shove I needed to admit to myself that it was time…

Stay Glam with Drugstore Makeup

“Wait, that’s all drugstore makeup?! I don’t believe you.” That’s the common, slightly disdainful, rather surprised-sounding question I frequently find directed at me by my stunning, Sephora-queen friends, accompanied by their utter disbelief. The answer to their inquiry, 9 times out of 10, is YES! This is all drugstore makeup! {Just to clarify, when I…

Green Tea: A Game Changer

Green tea is pretty hyped up these days.  Google “benefits of green tea”, “green tea and weight loss”, “green tea and beauty”, or literally anything else containing the words “green” and “tea” and you’ll find that there’s no shortage of search results.  Here’s the thing, though: the green tea part of the Internet can be…

5 Ways MMA Has Impacted My Fashion and Beauty Choices

The saga of my MMA fight training continues. And let me tell you — man, do I love fight training.  It’s been glorious so far, and I’ve enjoyed each new skill I’ve learned, each opportunity to drill the same thing over and over again for the sake of gradual [but sure] improvement, the whole blood/sweat/tears…

11 Reasons to Make “My Fitness Pal” Your Ride or Die

“So, tell me… what’s your trick to losing all that weight?” “Just between you and me, how did you really lose so much weight?” These are the types of questions I get pretty often these days [ever since I successfully dropped the many, many pounds I accumulated in my final few semesters of college and…