As a teen, I was almost always comfortable with being uncomfortable. I found ways to stand out, not necessarily in how I dressed, but through my strong opinions on everything from sex education to vegetarianism. To the people who loved me and those who did not, I was the loudmouthed feminist wearing cat knee socks [...]
I’ve been waiting to share this announcement. As the days passed by and I put off saying anything, I realized I needed to challenge myself in ways bigger than my mini-monthly challenges. So here it is: I’m going to wear red lipstick (almost) every day for an entire year. The Spark After I finished my [...]
The Red Lipstick Challenge has ended after over a month of wearing red lipstick almost every day. What started off as a fun challenge turned into an enlightening experience of bravery, boldness and self confidence. I didn’t expect that from a simple tube of red lipstick. In fact, I was skeptical if this challenge would change me at all.
The first week of the Red Lipstick Challenge is complete, but not without fear, hesitancy, and yes, eventually, confidence. The first day I worried people were staring at me as if to ask, “Why are you wearing red lipstick at 8AM?” But as Laura pointed out to me on Twitter, it was probably just me [...]