Category: beauty

Recovery Days Don’t Mean Defeat

When it comes to fitness, improving our strength and losing weight, our bodies need rest. We have a culture that’s really turned us against that, though. A culture that’s normalized working out 6-7 days a week and made rest feel like a synonym for… Continue Reading “Recovery Days Don’t Mean Defeat”

Apple Watch versus Fitbit

Some thoughts on fitbit versus pale watch in the world of wearable technology and fitness

Seashell & Mermaid

Just wanted to pop in with a plug for my cute little etsy shop Seashell & Mermaid =) Here’s a few of my fave designs – but I also do custom work! Think that sweet t-shirt you’ve always wished you could find, or sets… Continue Reading “Seashell & Mermaid”

Change your Hair, Change your Life

Many of my readers will know I’m going through some massive life changes right now and what better way to celebrate all forms of change than to change my hair? I’ve done a lot of colour changes from dark red to bright red, to… Continue Reading “Change your Hair, Change your Life”

Celebrating Ten Pounds Lost!

*I wrote this a little while ago and got shy about publishing it. Expect another update soon! I’ve written again and again about the struggle of weight loss. I always feel like I’m starting over. I am still feeling like every week I must… Continue Reading “Celebrating Ten Pounds Lost!”

Ranting about Beauty Products that Suck

I don’t really know where I got the idea that I should settle on products that I love and am loyal to.  Maybe it’s some marketing ploy or maybe I just made it up.  I guess I do have my faves but I love trying new… Continue Reading “Ranting about Beauty Products that Suck”

Happy One Year Anniversary to Oh My Mermaid!

Well it’s officially been 365 days since I launched this blog. I’d planned and planned and one year ago today I launched with the full roster of social media accounts to connect people with this blog and share what was happening with this project.… Continue Reading “Happy One Year Anniversary to Oh My Mermaid!”

“Trends” that sell you Junk can F*ck Off Anytime

The Beauty Industry as a whole has a very profitable interest in convincing everyone that beauty is super complicated and that it requires a lot of different, consumable products that will keep you coming in for refills freakin’ constantly. Truth be told – there’s… Continue Reading ““Trends” that sell you Junk can F*ck Off Anytime”

Why I Invest in Sephora

We all know it’s true that most of what can be bought at Sephora can be bought elsewhere for less. Affordable brands line the aisles of any drug store and one has to wonder how different the products can really be. I mean from… Continue Reading “Why I Invest in Sephora”