A Week Spent Braless: How Going Bare Changed Me

By Maryam Outlaw Staff writer Pesky pinching bands, digging straps and awkward spillage: bras can be the biggest discomfort, yet girls everywhere insist on wearing them for normalcy’s sake. And if wearing a bra is so problematic, then going without must be a walk in the park, right? But how comfortable is going braless actually? I ditched those bothersome brassieres for seven days straight and … Continue reading A Week Spent Braless: How Going Bare Changed Me

The Secret life of Household Products

By Rebecca Torchia The Double Life of Household Products One of the keys to success in college is finding ways to get the most out of everything. Luckily, many common household items actually double as beauty products. I tried some out, to see how well they really worked as beauty products, compared to their true uses. Safety Pins When I was little, I used safety … Continue reading The Secret life of Household Products

First-person adventure: A day wearing Google Glass

By Carly Kempler “OK glass.” This simple phrase poses endless possibilities to the Google Glass user. Google Glass encompasses the futuristic technology portrayed in modern day sci-fi movies. A tiny glass attached to thin frames presents the user with a virtual screen, visible only to them, which enables the user to do a variety of different actions. The Google Glass allows users to make and … Continue reading First-person adventure: A day wearing Google Glass

Seeing with your ears: A beauty adventure

By Briana Provost Have you ever wanted to try something a little outside the box, just to see if people noticed? Have you ever wondered what your peers would say? A golf coach that I once knew always used to wear one earring or two different ones to see if people were paying attention. I have always been curious as to whether or not this … Continue reading Seeing with your ears: A beauty adventure

‘Seventeen’ handed out grab bags, we tried out the products

By Alex Theriot At the end of September, representatives from Seventeen magazine and beauty-care brand Garnier set up tents outside of Hornbake Library for a fun-filled day catering to students by distributing sample products and grab bags. Students who stopped by received a drawstring bag with the Seventeen magazine logo filled with sample products ranging from lip and face care to hair treatments, all of … Continue reading ‘Seventeen’ handed out grab bags, we tried out the products

Gel manicure finally done at home

By Haleigh DiBetta Miracle Gel by Sally Hansen: Is it a miracle to college students on a budget or a waste of money? Sally Hansen has recently released Miracle Gel, an at-home gel manicure offered in 47 different colors without the use of a UV/LED light. Hearing “at-home gel manicure without a UV/LED light” sounded appealing, so I set out to put Sally Hansen’s Miracle … Continue reading Gel manicure finally done at home