TW: EMOTIONAL AND PHYSICAL ABUSE, DRUG MISUSE, PTSD, AND OTHER PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAUMAS.
COVID-19 has postponed and canceled a lot of highly anticipated events this year, such as Lollapalooza and the Governor’s Ball. It is in our best interest to social distance, wear masks, and avoid large crowds. Covid-19 has affected one of the fashion industry's largest events: New York Fashion Week. The streets of New York in mid-September will not be filled with the hottest trends and various forms of street style by fashionistas, fashion industry professionals, and influencers. For what may be the first time, the streets of Manhattan could be barren.
This year, I have cooked more than I have in my whole 24 years of life. While trying to stay safe indoors and not eat out as much, I realized that I'm kind of getting tired of my usual bi-weekly meals. Not wanting to cook all the time and lacking cuisine creativity to come up with new meals, I resorted to ordering takeout.
With the help of the internet, social media, and blog posts, it is not hard to discover trending beauty and skin care practices. If you follow beauty gurus and read the latest skin care blogs, I’m sure you are familiar with facial massages by using gemstones and crystal rollers. Although this technique may appear to be new to you, this technique has been around for decades. The popularity of facial massages as seen by facial masseuses, makeup artists, estheticians, and YouTubers has helped resurface an ancient skin care practice. This healing technique is called Gua Sha.
Press-on nails might appear to be a blast from the past. A decade or two back, press-on nails were typically white, french tip nails, striped, decked out in animal prints, or in lovely floral designs. Most designs offered in the past lacked quality and variety. Nowadays, you can have a variety of press-on nails at drug stores and higher end, luxury stores.