5 “New You” Challenges, Who Succeeded and Who Failed?

New Year New You

On January 1, five determined staffers of The Makeup Blogger repudiated New Year’s Resolutions, instead committing to self-assigned New You challenges by giving up (or taking on) a habit for 31 days straight. Some of us went with eliminating food choices, while others sought to change their relationship with technology. Sounds simple and even a […]

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Lie To Your Brain To Curb Procrastination Now

Trick Your Brain To Curb Procrastination

Vogue Italia/Mario Sorrenti I think of myself as something of a connoisseur of procrastination, creative and dogged in my approach to not getting things done. — Susan Orlean The very fact that you clicked on this article tells me you fall into one of two categories: 1) You’re committed to figuring out how to get […]

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January: The New You Revival

January New You Revival

At The Makeup Blogger we’re all for taking small steps toward your goals, whether it’s something simple like eliminating unnecessary apologies (e.g. “Sorry!” when someone bumps into you) or finally turning your passion project into a full-fledged business. So instead of declaring on Facebook that we’re going to pull a total 180 in 2017, we’ve […]

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Resolve to Tell Yo Truth in 2017

Tell the truth

Illustration by Rebecca Flato Truth be told: I’m a bit of a fibber. I’m not an out-and-out liar; my deceit is the kind that many of us indulge in—people-pleasing, refraining from telling the whole truth, lying when I’m afraid to be fully authentic, in relationships and in life. I justify my lies by telling myself […]

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