9 Things You Never Knew About Eczema

Skin Care

Eczema is a very common medical condition, which may affect as many as 1 in 10 persons in the US (NationalEczema.org). Eczema typically exists of patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with blisters that cause itching and bleeding. While sometimes eczema results from a reaction to irritation, it more typically has no obvious external cause. Here Read more »

Follow Friday + Nicki’s Personal Updates: Difficult Conversations

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I’m idealistic. Visionary. Creative. Positive. Hardworking. Strong. Intuitive. Warm. But I’m also stubborn. Optimistic to the point of being blind to risks at times. Overly competitive. Moody when life throws me curveballs. Not great with finances, chores, keeping track of things, or the day-to-day tasks of everyday living. (I once carried my cousin’s birthday card in Read more »

8 Criteria to Find the Best False Eyelashes

Skin Care

False eyelashes have become a huge business in the U.S., with drugstore brands alone selling over $50 million in false eyelashes in 2014 (Statista). And why not? Long, thick, and full eyelashes are a symbol of beauty and femininity in many cultures, whereas the loss of eyelashes has been associated with a loss of attractiveness and psychosocial distress Read more »