Category: beauty

A Beautiful Mess

*Warning: for matured audiences only. This is a complete work of FICTION. I watch him intently as I lick and suck on my lollipop, waiting for him to acknowledge my work. He loosens his tie when he walks in, wiping his tainted fingers in a handkerchief I bought from Sally’s. I cross my bare legs…

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8 Beauty and Self-Care Gifts to Treat Yourself or Loved Ones With This Holiday Season

While beauty comes from within, it never hurts to pamper yourself on the outside or surprise someone you love with a relaxing treat! And luckily, with the holidays coming, tons of brands are offering amazing products with great prices and deals. Here are eight of our favorite picks that anyone on your list would love…

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Remember Us, Always

I take a small sip of this champagne, feeling it warm my senses as it travels down my throat, attempting to smile at each guest my husband introduces me to, all the guests he does business with. Most are men of course, their wives by their sides, smoothing their tuxes as they shake my hand…

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6 Self-Care and Beauty Products Under $35 That You Should Add to Your Fall Regimen

With the darker, colder months coming up fast, it’s crucial to keep taking care of yourself and your skin. We all know the horrors of cracked lips, dry breakouts, and dull complexions, but there are tons of products that can help counteract the effects of the cooler weather. Check out these six affordable options that…

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Gravity

I keep writing bits and pieces, leave a story unfinished, unpolished by man, a woman at her best. I believe this to be a metaphor, and a good one at that. I’m being rewritten at the dome, reconstructed by the bell, become a narrative unfinished at the workings of God, polishing my beauty with grace.…

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It’s Going to Be Okay

There are times when she would stand in front of the shower, just as she did as a little girl, and let the warm streams massage her shoulders. She would feel the water kiss the arch of her neck, the length of her spine, trickling down her torso until the water turns cold, until her…

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