Facetune Fever

By Emily Trama In an age of Instagram models, Snapchat filters and ‘Hot Girl Summers,’ Facetune has easily found its way into the hands of millions of smartphone users across the globe. This controversial app allows you to seamlessly alter your physical appearance with just a few swipes and taps. We’ve moved on from touching … Continue reading Facetune Fever

History of the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

By Matt Whitworth So many of us experience anxiety and depression, yet so few seek help. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), “anxiety disorders are highly treatable, but only 36.9% of those suffering receive treatment.” Anxiety that rolls in when a big decision is looming, or a depressed malaise following a … Continue reading History of the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Exposing Brands – Is Cruelty-Free Really Cruelty-Free?

By Morgan Hughes As cosmetic consumers, we not only care about how the products we use for ourselves can affect our overall health but also the dangers these products may have had on animals while in development.  American law does not require animal testing to deem cosmetics as safe (though the law does not prohibit … Continue reading Exposing Brands – Is Cruelty-Free Really Cruelty-Free?