The Residential Blonde

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September 10, 2018

The question driving the latest made-for-Instagram art installation is really quite pressing. According to Glamour, A. Human poses the question, "What is the future of self-expression? If you could change your body as easily as you change your clothing, would you?" A....

September 5, 2018

Labor Day has passed, which means fall is officially right around the corner. We here at The Residential Blonde love everything about fall, but what’s getting us pumped right now (besides the return of our beloved Pumpkin Spice Latte) is all of the newly released and s...

August 13, 2018

There is something so conflicting about liking a show many people believe shouldn’t have aired in the first place. In this moment, that show is Netflix’s Insatiable, a show plenty of people have blasted for allegedly have a message rooted in fat-shaming. I’m here to te...

July 25, 2018

It might have a redundant name, but one of Starbucks’ latest creations is actually pretty spectacular. The company recently released two new iced coffee drinks: the Iced Vanilla Bean Coconutmilk Latte and this, the Salted Cream Cold Foam Cold Brew. Could Starbucks have...

June 28, 2018

Summer is officially here, and that means we’re halfway through the year! So I thought I’d take this time to recap some of the most memorable foods I’ve eaten so far this year. Spoiler: a lot of them are from the trip to New York City that I took back in February. I’ve...

June 6, 2018

The Residential Blonde breaks down the best products she's received in her first year of subscribing to ipsy glam bags.

March 28, 2018

At first sip, the Crystal Ball Frappe was definitely peachy, but almost medicinal. The peach flavor is more artificial than that of a fresh, juicy peach. I think the medicinal effect comes from it's sugary sweetness mixed with the artificial peach flavor. It truly remi...

March 18, 2018

It’s rare that I come by a lip product I absolutely love and adore. I blame it mostly on my passion for eating, seeing as most lip products are weak and can’t make it through the first 30 seconds of a slice of pizza. Hell, I’m lucky if a lipstick decides it likes my li...

March 4, 2018

I don’t like New York City. I don’t love it either, just in case you thought that’s where I was going with that.

New York City is a strange, smelly, dangerous, opportunity-filled place. This first time I came to New York, I was 17 and pretty sure I didn’t want to live h...

December 31, 2017

I've always loved fashion and beauty, but this was the year that I really got into makeup. I'm talking I now wear it almost every day, which I definitely didn't do before this year. What this means is that I've bought a lot of makeup this year. Like, a lot of makeup. S...

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