He/She – Hook-ups & Dates, Tips for Both

  Welcome to She vs. He. Each week, Ouch My Ego's resident life coaches, Sara Montoya and Mario Leal, will square off against one another, offering male and female perspectives on the issues that...

THE BEAUTY BEATDOWN – VEGAN & CRUELTY FREE MAKEUP

Makeup really is a wonderful practice. I use it almost every day and enjoy searching for the best products. What makes use even better is knowing exactly what your money is supporting. The Coalition for Consumer...

The Beauty Beatdown – What’s in My August Ipsy Bag?

I am no stranger to subscription accounts. I think they are a wonderful thing when it is something you really love. I’ve been through a few subscriptions, but I generally I close them after receiving...

THE BEAUTY BEATDOWN – BEAUTY SPONGE

In continuation with my basic face tools, this week I’d like to talk about the beauty sponge! Let’s all yell in unison…WOOOO!!!! My current beauty sponge is the Morphe Flawless Beauty Sponge. This sponge retails...

THE BEAUTY BEATDOWN – FOUNDATION MIXING

So, I want to revisit our convo about foundation in April. After going through 15 foundations, I thought I had finally met my true match. I love my MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation. It’s...

CHICKEN SWEET AND HOT

There are tons of recipes out there for sweet and spicy chicken, all derivative of Asian fare, with their use of some type of chili pepper, sugar or honey, and spices like ginger or...

The Beauty Beatdown – Maybelline Fit Me!

For this week’s article I wanted to talk about my first impression of a foundation. Obviously I’m drawn to all things matte due to my oily skin issues. But when you can combine matte...

She vs. He: Can I keep it casual?

I've been seeing a girl a few nights a week for about a month now. We usually just meet for sex. I don't want anything serious and she says she doesn't either. But she's...

My Favorite Hair Products, vol ii

A few weeks back, I talked about some of my favorite hair products. Now I’m back for more "hair shares"! This time I want to cover how I wash and maintain my hair. I’m very much...

THE BEAUTY BEATDOWN – MY FAVORITE HAIR PRODUCTS

I’m going to take a teeny, tiny break from makeup and talk about some of my favorite hair products. Hair has been such a struggle ever since middle school. I have thick, wavy hair...