For years ladies have been ringing in the New Year with a sparkly dress and a cold glass of bubbly. I thought I’d do some investigating to see if sparkles and glitter were every woman’s New Years’ ideal, or if NYE makeup, for some, takes a more subtle turn. After discussing this matter Carrie Bradshaw-style with some friends, I’ve found that glitter on New Years’ seems to be the norm, but there are a few alternatives to the sparkle. (more…)
As I mentioned here, December is the month during which the most couples split. And, damn, do I hate being a statistic. You know, along with all my other 10,000 confusing emotions. From sadness to anger to frustration, trying to fuse all your heart’s bits and pieces back together is straight-up exhausting. (more…)
First of all, if you haven’t read High Voltage’s interview with Dylan Owen, pause your reading and check it out here. Dylan is an NYC-based rap artist whose music I’ve been following and loving for a few years now. I always thought that he seemed to fit in somewhere along the vein of Grieves and Sage Francis, but he’s since evolved into something very unique. (more…)
I’m baaaaack! So sorry for being absent for a little while – between final exams and a not so little heartbreak, your girl’s been struggling to keep her head above water. (more…)
High Voltage is going back to it’s roots. That’s right; it’s another interview! Today we’re chatting with Sarah Dunning, a New Zealander turned Athenian, with wellness and yoga on her mind. She used to own a restaurant (don’t worry, her recipes will be showing up on the blog soon), and she’s a total power female, so of course, we picked her brain. (more…)
There are two things I do when I get intoxicated: mother the sick and make food. So, needless to say when my roommates had some friends over and I finally put down my biochemistry notes and played a few rounds of Survivor… I found myself making a cheesecake. This was my first time making a cheesecake and a pie crust and I’d say it didn’t turn out all that bad. (more…)
Kate dishes up a dragon-inspired eye look using one of the tricker columns in the Urban Decay Vice III Palette. A Christian Dior base, Armani on the lashes, and Urban Decay on the lids? What could go wrong (spoiler alert: bloopers included).
Winter is in full swing here in Athens, and with winter comes the highly coveted holiday party season. Countless hours trying and testing lip combinations (not to mention three holiday parties in the past week) have finally landed me here with a full report of my findings. I’m pleased to present you with three holiday lips for the girl on a budget, the girl who goes classic, and the girl who wants a little glamour. (more…)