Moving Out

Blogs are always personal, whether it’s a hobby, an income generating source, or just a means to vent out. I’ve been an on and off blogger since high school, even more so, a WordPress blogger for quite a few years before The Beauty Blog, M.D.  officially decided to take off last August 2012. But things are changing, and although I love this blog and have poured my heart and soul in it, I’ve decided to move to another website. 

It’s a means of exploring more than anything, and I know I can always come back here. In fact, should I decide to have a domain, WordPress is my first consideration as a platform. 

And like the comforts of a home you’ve lived in for a period of time, I feel that pang of separation anxiety. I’ve made some contacts inside the WordPress blogger’s circle, and I really will miss this place. It’s just that the blog is undergoing some identity crisis at the moment, and I know I should make the jump now while it is still relatively new.

So I bid WordPress goodbye, for now. Who knows where the blogger road will take me.

                                           The Beauty Blog, M.D.’s new home:





I’m cooking up something momentarily. Stay tuned!

How to create your dream closet!

i may not practice what i preach in this post, but this is a reblog after all. may you find the insights helpful. thanks!

Material detox

Here you are, standing in front of a closetful of dresses, blouses, skirts, and any other imaginable piece of clothing and you think to yourself I have NOTHING to wear!  If you live in America, especially if you’re a woman (I don’t mean to be sexist), this situation may seem familiar to you.  


Now, obviously the problem isn’t the quantity or even variety of clothing, rather the problem are the kinds of clothing in the closet.  Let me try to clarify what I’m saying.  Have you noticed that despite all your clothes, you tend to pick out and wear the same pieces on a routine basis?  These pieces are the types of clothing you want in your closet, a.k.a. your wardrobe staples.  These are probably neutral pieces of clothing that match with each other such as the little black dress, a white dress shirt, a pair of dark wash…

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The Truth about Snakeskin

Thought to share this. Extremely gross, and i am a big fan of leather, but i think is an eye opener.


At a slaughterhouse, deep in the Javanese jungle, blood-stained hands untie a wriggling sack and pull out a ten-foot long python.

The snake is stunned with a blow to the head from the back of a machete and a hose pipe expertly forced between its jaws. Next, the water is turned on and the reptile fills up, swelling like a balloon.
It will be left like that for ten minutes or so, a leather cord tied around its neck to prevent the liquid escaping.

Then its head is impaled on a meat hook, a couple of quick incisions follow, and the now-loosened skin peeled off with a series of brutal tugs – much like a rubber glove from a hand.
From there the skin will be sent to a tannery before being turned into luxury shoes or handbags. Finally, they will be snapped up by an army of pampered Western…

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