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…

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…

Wax On, Wax Off: A Shower Theory About [Female] Body Hair Norms

Let’s talk about body hair.  More specifically, let’s discuss body hair removal… mainly, as it applies to women. I’m actually seriously starving after my morning fight training, and usually I dash to my fridge for food the moment my post-gym shower has concluded. But today was different because a thought struck me as I shaved my…