How To Make Time For Going To The Gym In College

How To Make Time For The Gym In College

I finally reached my goal of consistently going to the gym five days a week! I cannot even begin to tell you how many times I’d tell myself that I’ll go and then I don’t. Or, I’ll embark on a… Continue Reading

How To Create An Effective Study Schedule

If you’ve ever tried to sit down with a textbook in front of you and an army of highlighters at your command, you know that studying isn’t always an easy feat. It’s like you KNOW you need to start studying… Continue Reading

20 Ways To Be Healthier In College

This is my sixth semester of college and, let me tell you, even when you tell yourself that you’e going to start being healthy in college, IT’S HARD. Your dining options aren’t always in line with your definition of healthy;… Continue Reading

11 Tips For Conquering Group Projects

11 tips for conquering group projects

I have a serious love-hate relationship with group projects. I think they’re fun because it’s a chance to meet new people and you don’t have to do the work all by yourself for a project. But at the same time,… Continue Reading

10 Easy Ways To Relax + Enjoy Alone Time In College

10 easy ways to relax + enjoy alone time in college

Wanna know the biggest secret that successful students are hiding from everyone? They DON’T do work 24/7. Insane, right? We all have our share of difficult days and mountains of homework, but don’t forget to take some time to chill and think… Continue Reading

8 Travel Makeup Tips + Beauty Essentials For Travel

8 makeup travel tips + beauty essentials for travel

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on a product link, I may receive compensation. This compensation comes at no additional cost to you. As always, I only recommend products that I genuinely trust!  … Continue Reading

How To Get Over The Winter Break Blues

It was great six-week break, even if Netflix and Doritos were your best friend for the most part. But it’s about time to go back to college and do college stuff and be kind of an adult for the next… Continue Reading

How To Be Money Smart While Studying Abroad

how to be money smart while studying abroad

I very recently returned from a study abroad program in Ireland (so you can definitely expect a couple more travel-related blog posts in the coming weeks!) and it was pretty much my first time traveling to another country, so of… Continue Reading

13 Tips For Getting A’s In Your Classes

13 Tips For Getting A's In Your Classes

I know, a semester just ended and the last thing you want to think about right now are your grades for next semester. In fact, you’re probably in the process of receiving this semester’s grades and you’re either doing a… Continue Reading

The Ultimate Study Abroad Packing List

study abroad packing list

So you decided to take the plunge: you applied to study abroad and you got accepted! This is definitely an exciting moment, but getting prepared to go abroad can also be quite nerve-racking. There are so many things you must… Continue Reading

10 Tips For Surviving Winter Classes

10 tips for surviving winter classes

College winter break can usually be summed up by one of three things: you worked, you took a winter class, or you Netflixed everyday. A good chunk of students usually take a winter class during the winter term to catch… Continue Reading

10 Things I Learned From One Year Of Blogging

lessons learned from one year of blogging

It’s my one year blogiversary! It has OFFICIALLY been one year since I created Macarons & Mascara and wow, just wow. I have gone through some great things (and not-so-great things) with this blog in the last 12 months, and I feel so proud… Continue Reading

Last Minute Gift Idea: DIY Cupcake Bath Bombs

diy cupcake bath bombs

I’m not gonna lie, the holiday season can be pretty hectic. And finding last minute gifts for friends, co-workers, and second cousins twice removed just adds on to the craziness. If a surprise gift exchange at your job has you… Continue Reading

Holiday Makeup Look + GIVEAWAY!

Thank you Essence for sending me products for this post and giveaway. All opinions and words are mine alone. Thanks for supporting brands that make Macarons & Mascara possible! One of my favorite things about the holiday season is looking at… Continue Reading

What To Do If You Want To Change Your Major

What To Do If You Want To Change Your Major

Throughout the course of my three years of college, I’ve changed my major around half a dozen times. I’ve gone through thinking I know what I want to do, making a plan for that career, looking into classes for my… Continue Reading