• Health & Wellness
    You Are Not Your Instagram: The Emotional Consequences of Social Media

    Whether through Instagram DM or during casual conversations with friends, I am always asked about …

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  • Beauty & Health
    DIY Skincare: 2-Ingredient Microdermabrasion Scrub (Fresh + Aveda-Inspired)

    A few years ago when expensive skincare was still my addiction (Sephora, I’m looking …

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  • Finance
    The Most Useful Credit Repair Tips Every College Student Needs

    One of my biggest long-term financial goals for the past 2 years was to build my …

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  • Valentine's Day
    What Men Really Want For Valentine’s Day

    Since my partner Jun and I recently moved into our new home, our expenses …

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  • MY FAVORITE DESIGNER DUPES

    • Designer Dupe: Balenciaga Ceinture Ankle Boot – $1,275 vs. $100

      Designer Dupe: Balenciaga Ceinture Ankle Boot – $1,275 vs. $100
    • Designer Dupe: 3.1 Phillip Lim Medium Pashli – $895 vs. $75

      Designer Dupe: 3.1 Phillip Lim Medium Pashli – $895 vs. $75
    • Designer Dupe: Valentino Rockstud Kitten Heel – $995 vs. $115

      Designer Dupe: Valentino Rockstud Kitten Heel – $995 vs. $115
    • Designer Dupe: Balenciaga City Bag – $2,190 vs. $105

      Designer Dupe: Balenciaga City Bag – $2,190 vs. $105
    The Top 10 Ramen Houses in Southern California
    Travel

    The Top 10 Ramen Houses in Southern California

    A few years ago I’d eaten my very first bowl of real Japanese ramen. This wasn’t the sad, dry block of ramen in a plastic bag with a small packet of spices. This was the real deal, and I savored every last…

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    6 Ways to Get Discounts on the Hottest Sneakers
    Streetwear

    6 Ways to Get Discounts on the Hottest Sneakers

    Last week I finally bought myself a pair of Adidas Tubular X Primeknits. Ever since they were released last year, I grew obsessed with them and needed them in the Forest Green colorway. But I couldn’t pay $169.99 for them,…

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    Amazon Prime: Get Up to 12 Free Months
    Shop Smart

    Amazon Prime: Get Up to 12 Free Months

    I’m very sure I’m not the only one paying $99 a year for unlimited 2-day shipping. I throw so much of my money at Amazon, my house gets multiple deliveries almost every day. I’m sure my family has grown sick…

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    Groupon Spa: The Ultimate Guide to Discounted Treatments
    Beauty & Health

    Groupon Spa: The Ultimate Guide to Discounted Treatments

    I’m a sucker for spa massages, facials, and haircuts. How could I not be? During my time working in a spa as an esthetician, I lived a spoiled life where my massage therapists and I could trade services and get massages and…

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    The Look for Less: Valentino Rockstuds ($995) vs. Kaitlyn Pan Studded Heels ($109)
    The Look For Less

    The Look for Less: Valentino Rockstuds ($995) vs. Kaitlyn Pan Studded Heels ($109)

    October 26th, 2016 UPDATE: I recently received this shoe as a gift and wrote a review on it. Click here to read. In recent months, we’ve seen an explosion of Valentino’s most wanted Rockstud – the perfect high-heel strappy stiletto, sprinkled with pyramid studs. While…

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