THE GLAM DOWN: A Throwback to Essie’s “Mint Candy Apple”

My first two years in New York, there was only one nail polish color that mattered and it was Essie’s “Mint Candy Apple.” When I finally got my hands on a bottle of it, I was still working at Topshop in Soho and I recall so well how a coworker (her name was Margeaux) stopped me after I dropped off clothes for the second floor … Continue reading THE GLAM DOWN: A Throwback to Essie’s “Mint Candy Apple”

Why “What I’m Not Going To Buy” Anti-Hauls Are Ruling YouTube

(featured image courtesy of Kimberly Clark).   I stumbled across the YouTube phenomena of “Anti-hauls” and “What I’m Not Going To Buy” videos when I received the notice of┬áJackie Aina‘s latest upload with likewise words in the headline. (I subscribe to her channel). The featured image of the how-to guru looking very “Ehhhh” towards products surrounding her included the Shea Moisture haircare line and a … Continue reading Why “What I’m Not Going To Buy” Anti-Hauls Are Ruling YouTube

It’s A No For Me When It Comes To “Millennial Pink”

Oh, God! The Cut! Are we doing this! “Millennial…pink?” Last week, on the historic date of March 19, 2017, (in online journalism)┬áThe Cut officially tried to make millennial pink happen. According to Instagram, it’s already happening as It girl Hannah Bronfman used it as the caption for one of her photos the day after the listicle was published. The Cut‘s contribution is a somewhat revisionist … Continue reading It’s A No For Me When It Comes To “Millennial Pink”