Whether you have straight hair and long for luscious waves and curls or have curly hair and are just striving for a way to tame it without resorting to straightening it, most curling methods like irons and hot rollers are not only tedious and difficult but also can cause a lot of damage to your hair when used too often. However, there are other techniques that are not only simple (and affordable!) but won’t do nearly as much damage to your hair, if any at all. Read More
Dealing with acne was bad enough in high school and if it still plagues you in college it can be even harder. Stress can be a major cause of acne breakouts and the increased stress of college life lead to breakouts happening at the absolute worst times. Buying special acne treatments can be too expensive for someone on a college student’s budget and even spending the money, as anyone who’s suffered from acne knows, doesn’t always guarantee clearer skin. Sadly there is no magic cure for acne but there are some things that you can do to help treat it that won’t cost a fortune.
Whether you live in a dorm and want to save money on your meal plan or are an apartment dweller that doesn’t always trust their cooking skills, recipes for cooking with your microwave can really come in handy. They’re quick, easy and affordable and there are hundreds of them out there online and they prove that just because you cook something in the microwave doesn’t mean that it came out of a package! Read More
Freshman year can be one of the hardest years of your college career simply because there is so much that you don’t know and it can be hard to know exactly what to expect. If you have friends who are already in college, asking them for advice before the school year starts can be a great way to prepare yourself. But, if you don’t, here are some simple things to keep in mind going into your Freshman year:
Whether you wear neutral makeup every day or are a bit more daring, the tools that you use to apply your makeup can be just as important as any artist’s tools are to how it turns out. However, on a college budget it can seem ridiculous to go to high end makeup stores like MAC, Inglot or Sephora and spend upwards of $30 for just one brush. Yet, at the same time, there is the fear that the cheaper brushes will have horrible quality and still not be worth the money spent. There are, however, some brushes out there that are just as high quality as some of the top name brands that won’t drain your wallet dry. Read More
When the school year ends, after a year of staying up late to finish homework, it can be hard to get back on a normal schedule of actually sleeping at night. It will take time to get yourself back onto a normal sleep schedule but there are a few things that you can do, and a few things you can try to avoid, that can help. Read More
One of the biggest problems that a college girl can face is finding a way to keep her wardrobe fresh and fashionable while still being able to afford books and food. However, there are few simple things to try that can help you find that balance, and that are easier than you might think. Read More