Author Archives: Shannon Barber

About Shannon Barber

I am a strange little human that likes pie and shiny.

Over 40 Skin Care-new goals

Hi sugar! Let’s talk about skin care. I’ve been doing some changes, seen some progress and discovered some new goals. There will be some affiliate links so watch for the *. I get some pennies if you click or buy. … Continue reading

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OH…I didn’t see you there.

Well actually I did and I am a lying ass liar. Full disclosure, I kind of lost my want to blog because I didn’t think I had anything to say. I do but it was a thing. And then the … Continue reading

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Optimism among chaos.

Hello darlings. As the partner and I are settling into our new home I’m starting to have some optimism about an increase in our quality of lived life and by extension I’ve been thinking about things I want to do … Continue reading

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Oh the Chaos.

Oh my darlings. The move aftermath keeps on going. My life/home are still fairly chaotic and y’all, I ain’t with it. Given that I’m already a very anxious constantly freaked out person, trying to get my house in some order … Continue reading

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Struggle Bus Natural- Big ole Update

Let’s talk about my hair. So this is gonna be a lowkey hair growth update and some observations because I blew out my hair and have been wearing it out. I’ve been natural for I dunno how long. I had … Continue reading

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Revisiting Contextual Fatness.

Oh y’alls. I’ve seen at least five folks who don’t know each other talking about it, so let’s talk about it. We’re gonna talk about fatness, gatekeeping of fatness, why fatness is not a single thing or experience and why … Continue reading

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How not to Break Beauty.

Over at bookface, I ran across a post from the make up company Wet N Wild. Ahem. Note the brown skinned folks in some of the posts/photos. Love the idea of a lot of what they do. No cruelty, vegan … Continue reading

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