A College Cooking Survival Guide December 2, 2016

efore moving in to my apartment at Penn, I was convinced that I was an amazing cook, but I had overlooked the fact that I had no idea how to be one. I had often cooked in the past, but only for special occasions, so the only things I knew how to make were long […]



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You Deserve A Break! October 18, 2016

hen is the last time you allowed yourself to take a break? When is the last time you gave yourself any credit? If you’re a Penn student, you’ve been admitted into one of the nation’s top universities, and competed with the best of the best ever since. You have made it through double-scheduled midterms, presentations […]



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Cruelty-Free Beauty: An Introduction April 14, 2016

It is an old and tired topic, yet one that we can’t seem to truly shake: cosmetic testing on animals. As fashion- and beauty-inclined college students, what can we do? We can stop ignoring this problem and make our thoughts heard. But how? We’re busy and, well, tired. I want to send strongly worded letters […]



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How To: Prepare For Spring Fling April 14, 2016

As you all well know, Fling is this weekend. If you didn’t know, well, at this point I don’t really know what to tell you. For those new to Fling, (looking at you, freshmen), it is more than just another weekend on campus. Fling is so spring-tastic that it is celebrated throughout the week, and […]



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Product Review: Sephora Collection Eye Mask April 4, 2016

Have midterms got you down? A great way to rejuvenate is with the Sephora Collection Eye Masks. These miniature sheet masks are great for reducing under eye puffiness and dark circles. They also don’t need to be on your face as long as other mask types—such as peel off—that take time to dry. These eye […]



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5 Benefits of Green Exercise March 29, 2016

While the gym is well-equipped with resources and repeatedly proves to be our saving grace during the depths of winter, the current beautiful transition to 70-degree spring weather brings green exercise back to the forefront. Green exercise, that is, exercising in a natural environment, has been proven to have astounding, unique physical and psychological benefits. […]



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Is Your Stressed Out Lifestyle Giving You Bad Skin? March 7, 2016

Feeling stressed? In the midst of midterm season, the midnight runs to Wawa and the sleepless nights can really take a toll on one’s skin. If you’re having trouble finding a natural, simple remedy to replace the overused and seemingly overrated acne products, then here are a few tips: Witch Hazel Witch Hazel can be […]



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Winter Beauty Rut: Quick Product Fixes February 29, 2016

                                                It’s around this time each year that I get stuck in something I call the ‘winter rut’—the novelty of the cold has worn off and I start feeling like I’m wearing […]



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Go Nuts! January 28, 2016

Are you looking to revamp your diet with a new wholesome and nutritious snack? Are you bored of the leafy greens, Greek yoghurt and berries? The next time you want to have a quick, nutritious mid-day snack between meals, grab a handful of nuts! They require no preparation, are extremely easy to carry around, and […]



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What to Do When Counting Sheep Doesn’t Work November 24, 2015

Sleep. With changing seasons comes midterms and daily stress. Sleep is a constant but finding a balance can be challenging. It seems that when you finally have time to get some much needed beauty rest, you end up staring at the ceiling while your mind races with long to-do lists. A night of nourishing sleep […]



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