Affordable Beauty Tips: Budget Friendly Makeup Brushes

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

Summer Fitness: Brain Edition

Summer vacation is here. Lazy days swimming, friends gathered around bonfires and barbecues, and a bunch of free time uncrowded by classes lay sprawled out in front of you for the next few months. Naturally, you’ll want to take full advantage of the relaxation and fun of summer. Your brain will appreciate the break from the rigor of academia, but you don’t want to let it shut down completely. It’ll just be harder to reboot come September. Read More

How To Stay Active in the Summer

Now that the semester has ended, it is officially summer! This means working, possibly an internship, hanging out with friends, and lots and lots of food! Without daily access to your school’s exercise facilities, staying active and healthy can be challenging for sure. Here are some ways you can continue your healthy routine well into the summer months. Read More

5 Places to Party Across the Country

If you’re like me (and countless other college and university students), summer will have you daydreaming about hot, sunny days, and warm, party-filled nights. Unfortunately, student bank accounts limit a lot of people from seeking these adventures on a global scale. Luckily, the states offer their fair share of summer party destinations. Read More

The Best Memorial Day Weekend Getaways

It’s that time of the year again as Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner! And the best way to celebrate the extended weekend is by traveling with the family. It’s an opportune time to look into student discount airfare so that you find the cheapest flights amongst the many holiday packages available. And while you might not be willing to travel across country for a mini vacation, there are plenty of spots across the country worth visiting. Read More

Healthy Ways to Get Your Sleeping Schedule Back on Track

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

Making & Breaking College Friendships

College provides an opportunity to grow socially as well as intellectually, and by “grow,” I don’t mean just expanding your circle of friends. You may become part of more diverse group of people than you have ever experienced in your life. You’re not just saying hello to your peers in the hall or eating lunch with them; you’re living with them. The social transition can be daunting, frustrating, or even scary at times, but ultimately, it should be rewarding. College life is rife with chances to strike up new, lasting friendships, and you should do your best to take advantage of them. Here are some tips: Read More

Swimsuit Trends for 2012

Swimsuit trends for women change just about as frequently as every other aspect of fashion. From the traditional bikini and one-piece came the adaptations of the tankini and, more recently, the monokini. Read More