Casual Friday

Friday Favorite Five

1. StatShot: a new way to track your Instagram likes, follows, and comments, via Photojojo Get a daily email with updates! For free!   2. Why Americans dress so casually, via The Washington Post A fascinating interview with Deirdre Clemente, a 20th-century cultural historian. 3. How the Smiths pioneered normcore, via GQ And on THAT note, here’s some evidence of the lingering effects of the dowdy-as-a-statement style worn by our favorite … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

Friday Favorite Five

1. The weirdest stuff we’ve tried to use as dry shampoo, via The Cut Don’t knock cornstarch till you’ve tried it! Mix in a dash of cocoa powder if you’re a brunette 😉   2. Think twice before you buy these beauty products, via Refinery29 An EXCELLENT report on diversion, a.k.a. grey market products, a practice that not only harms the beauty industry but could put the consumer in danger, … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

Friday Favorite Five

1. Do cosmetic ingredients really penetrate skin? via The Beauty Brains Well, do they, punk?   2. Hair-dyeing fun with Pravana Locked-In, via HairCrazy Looks like it does what it says it will! Can’t wait to play with these soon!   3. How to make cookie-cutter bird feeders, via Mashable I love feeding the birds, don’t you?   4. Air-drying your hair: from floofy + frizzy to relaxed + … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

Friday Favorite Five

Today’s Favorites are brought to you by summertime weekends! Enjoy 🙂 1. Turn any weekend into a refreshing mini vacation, via Apartment Therapy I’m down! Besides, I love playing tourist in my fabulous San Francisco!   2. Clear out and make over a cluttered and boring corner, also via Apartment Therapy OR you could do this in a weekend. I have a few corners I’d love to make over… … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

Friday Favorite Five

1. Shampooed heads turned into abstract photographs, by photographer Cheuk Lun Lo, via Ufunk.net   2. Die Antwood frontwoman Yo-landi Visser gives a rare interview! via Dazed   3. An incredible interview with a young girl who started feeding some crows, and they returned with presents for her, via Boing Boing Crows are SO smart. Listen to the whole podcast if you can! The stories about … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five