That squeaky-clean feeling you love so much can actually cause you more acne.Read More
"Beauty takes sacrifice," my mother would tell the squirming 5 year-old me in an attempt to brush out painful knots out of my butt-long hair*. I cannot tell you how many times I've heard this Russian proverb throughout my lifetime... especially, when getting ready required some element of discomfort or straight up pain.
I guess one could argue that my love for horror movies and heavy metal stems from those traumatic experiences and the singular phrase that justifies it all. But today, at 23, I find myself finally understanding what it means.