Hello everyone!! I'm so sorry for not posting on Friday, but when I heard of the news in Connecticut, I didn't feel that it was appropriate. I am still in shock about what happened, and I think of those precious little kids every single day. I'll be sharing some links to articles that I find interesting concerning mental health and gun control, and why I think we need to seriously work on both issues!!
But first, I wanted to share with you two products that are absolutely essential for me in my morning beauty routine! With my new job I have to wake up around 5:15 every morning, and it's very important to me to have something that wakes me up, and speeds up my getting-ready time. Let's find out what they are!
Clean & Clear Deep Action Exfoliating Scrub
MY GRADE: A++
AVAILABLE AT: Drugstores for around $5-6
Turbie Twist Super-Absorbent Hair Towel
MY GRADE: A++
AVAILABLE AT: Drugstores for around $6-7
That about sums it up for the Beauty portion so now I want to introduce these articles that I was talking about earlier. We have had way too many shootings lately, and every time something like this happens, the same argument arises: Mental Health vs. Gun Control. I don't even want to get into it, but just know that I feel that BOTH are necessary for this epidemic to change.
Here is the article exploring mental health and options for someone who is mentally ill. It's extremely interesting, heartbreaking, but above all, scary. Read it here.
This article about gun control and why it is so insanely needed at this point in our society, is also extremely interesting. I love this quote from it: "American schoolchildren are protected by building codes that govern
stairways and windows. School buses must meet safety standards, and the
bus drivers have to pass tests. Cafeteria food is regulated for safety.
The only things we seem lax about are the things most likely to kill." Read it here.
Please know that I am not trying to force my opinion on anyone! I do feel strongly about this matter however, and I think we all know that our country needs a serious change.
I'll end with a quote from President Obama on the day of the shooting:
"The majority of those who died today were
children — beautiful, little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years
old. They had their entire lives ahead of them — birthdays, graduations,
weddings, kids of their own. Among the fallen were also teachers, men
and women who devoted their lives to helping our children fulfill their
Hold your loved ones tight and be grateful for everything and everyone that you have.
Love you all,