Why You Should Be Drinking Matcha Green Tea March 4, 2017

drink that is in the heart of authentic Japanese culture and increasingly quoted by nutritionists as an ‘antioxidant powerhouse’, matcha green tea has recently gained tremendous popularity in the world of health and fitness. This verdant tea is stone ground from Japanese tea leaves, and its health benefits more than surpass those of conventional  green […]



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Breaking the Bank and Breaking a Sweat: Preparing for Spring Break February 28, 2017

    un, surf and sand— the makings of a quintessential college spring break. Every spring, thousands of students flock to warmer weather during their time off from school. After a season of Christmas cookies, New Years champagne, and Valentine’s Day candy, it is no surprise that we might not feel our healthiest during the […]



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Brand Spotlight: Glossier February 23, 2017

‘ve always been skeptical of buying new beauty products online. Then, I stumbled upon Into The Gloss, Glossier, and their founder/CEO Emily Weiss on Instagram (all of which you should totally be following if you’re not already). She has been hailed as “the Beauty Guru for Millennials” by the New York Times. The brand’s light […]



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Soylent: A Review February 21, 2017

Everyone raves about the magic of Soylent but what is really in it and is it worth your money? Julio Miles, VP of Customer Support at Soylent, reports that Soylent is still finalizing their formula but the 400-calorie drink currently has a mixture of ingredients to give you servings of carbohydrates, protein, and fiber all […]



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My Life Unpacked: Darren Tomasso (C’17) January 30, 2017

“My Life Unpacked” is a recurring series inspired by Pointe Magazine’s “Show and Tell,” which features leaders from various groups on Penn’s campus. By detailing the items these outstanding students deem worthy of carrying around, I’ll try to unpack the passions and activities that have allowed them to grow. f you’re a senior, you’ve definitely gotten an […]



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Shattering Boundaries December 15, 2016

ollowing recent advances in fashion and beauty (see: Covergirl’s first Cover-guy!), last month saw the introduction of new boundary-breaking models. Inclusion of spokespeople of different races, faiths, and other groups is a process that has been gaining momentum, and hopefully will continue to grow.  Here are three powerful women who stood out—and spoke out—in their […]



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Product Review: Clinique Moisture Surge Facial Lotion December 13, 2016

It can be difficult to find facial products that benefit all skin types, but Clinique has done it with their Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief Facial Lotion. Formulated to work will all skin types, this hybrid cream-gel moisturizer provides supplying hydration without overwhelming skin. This product was also created to work in conjunction with makeup, […]



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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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Product Review: Urban Decay Eye Shadow Primer Potion December 1, 2016

First of all, I’m a huge fan of eye shadow primer. It not only helps to make your eye shadow color stand out more, but also keeps everything in place for the entire day and night. I’ve experimented with a few throughout the years, and Urban Decay’s Eyeshadow Primer Potion is one of my all […]



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TREND TO TRY – NAILS BY MEI November 21, 2016

To Mei Kawijiri, nails are just another canvas to display her talent. Looking through her Instagram feed, or the 21st century version of a résumé, there is no object or theme that is off limits. I first met Mei at Valley Nails, a nail salon in Soho known for its intricate and creative nail art. After leaving […]



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