diy flaxseed gel

DIY Flaxseed Gel/Serum

Flax seeds, slippery elm and marshmallow root all contain polysaccharides, which are essentially sugars. When these plants come in contact with water the polysaccharides are released, creating a slippery mucilage semi-liquid. Polysaccharides are highly emollient, which means when they are…

Are Sneakers The New High Heels?

Style and comfort just had a baby….. I still remember when Phoebe Philo came out to take a bow after Celine’s 2011 F/W wearing some very broken-in Adidas Stan Smith sneakers. Paired with a sleek turtle neck and tapered pants,…

DIY Protein Hair Mask

Given that once the hair pops out of the hair follicle it’s actually dead, our strands are forever dependent on manual nourishment. For natural hair the disulphide bonds are still intact, which means the strand is much stronger compared to…

30 Months at Temple University

Good morning from the city of brotherly love! It’s 4AM, Monday morning. From my tiny apartment I can hear the city slowly building up to the bustle of beginning a new week. My excitement is blended with apprehension. Even though…