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Athletic Brewing Company Run Wild IPA

I will be eight months sober this week. I’m determined to make it to one year sober, and I can’t help but thank non-alcoholic beers for all of my success thus far. Truthfully, I really don’t think I would have been able to make it to eight months without the help of all the non-alcoholic […]

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How Much Water Should You Drink When Taking Spironolactone

I’ve been dealing with hormonal acne for what feels like 300 years. After spending the last two years trying to cure it naturally, I finally decided to take a low dose of spironolactone. I take one 25 mg pill every evening before I go to bed, which has worked wonders for my skin. I went […]

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I went on a press trip to Nantucket in late June. I was two months sober and excited to head to the bougie island of Lily Pulitzer, lobster rolls, and loaded summer vacationers. It was one of many press trips I’d been on in my eight years as an editor. But was the first time […]

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vitamins that help with acne

Although I’ve recently resorted to spironolactone to help control my hormonal acne, there were multiple vitamins and mineral supplements I tried to help keep breakouts at bay and control oil production. Some were definitely helpful, while others were truly, truly disastrous (looking at you, vitamin B12). Unfortunately for me, taking specific vitamins (and adhering to […]

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My Honest Remedy Place Review

One of the most important aspects of my sobriety journey over the last seven months has been to practice ample amounts of self-care. That means lots of hot baths, crying when I need to, EFT tapping daily, and practicing The Class every week. Another form of self-care that I wasn’t expecting to find therapeutic for […]

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The Worst Parts Of Sobriety

I will be seven months sober next week! I truly can’t believe it. It’s been such a ride, and I’m excited to see what the next month of sobriety has in store for me. After being hospitalized for a hangover in April 2022, I decided to try out sobriety full-time and haven’t looked back. Well…that’s […]

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FlexStyle vs. Dyson Airwrap: Which Is Better?

It’s pretty amazing how much the world of hair styling has advanced in the last 10-20 years. What was once a highly in-demand salon service, blowouts can now be done just as easily in your own bathroom. All you need is one of the nifty new styling tools to get that just-got-back-from-the-salon look.  It’s no […]

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Do Hydrocolloid Patches Work For Acne

Do Hydrocolloid Patches Work For Acne I feel like my life changed when I discovered hydrocolloid patches for acne a few years ago. It’s amazing how much these patches speed up the recovery of deep-in-the-surface pimples, as well as active whiteheads.  I’ve struggled with acne for a very long time. I’ve recently gone on a […]

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20 Must Have Beauty Tools

Beauty tools are one of my favorite things to write about because I think they can be so transformative. Yes, many high-end tools can get pretty expensive, but there are also a ton of cheaper options on the market that work just as well. Below, I’ve independently selected the best beauty tools I’ve tried over […]

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Dyson Airwrap vs Supersonic

I’ll be honest and admit that I don’t style my hair very often. I’m lucky to have hair that I love, thanks to my semi-wavy strands that require a bit of product, scrunching, and air to look good. That being said, there are definitely days when a heat tool is required. Considering I’ve been working […]

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