Korean skincare is on a steady rise in western markets and it’s no wonder given the amazing ingredients and eye-grabbing packaging. Here are some of my favorites to get you started!
Today has been a very heartbreaking day. Millions of people around the globe are in mourning over the passing of one of the best singer-songwriters to ever come about - Kim Jonghyun. Jonghyun was the lead vocal of K-Pop band, SHINee, as well as a successful solo artist. I, for one, have been a complete … Continue reading You Will Live On, Kim Jonghyun
Hello everyone! For those of you who have been keeping an eye out on my little countdown, you may have noticed that Dec 16 has come and gone. You know what that means? That's right! I can now officially change all of my signatures to Nikole Smith, M.A.! It has been a very long journey … Continue reading The Master Is Here!
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IT'S FINALLY TIME. Supernatural season 13 starts tomorrow and I could not be more excited. I have seen every single episode of Supernatural more than once and this season will be no exception. I fell in love with Supernatural the moment I began watching and have been hooked ever since. It's the one series that … Continue reading It’s Time…Supernatural Season 13
September 20, 2017, marked Japanese songstress and icon Namie Amuro's 40th birthday. Birthday wishes flooded in across multiple online platforms with celebratory messages. It was also on this day that the singer shared some very shocking information. In messages on her official pages, Namie announced that she would be retiring next September. Needless to say … Continue reading Namie Amuro: Long Live the Queen
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Every now and then I find myself getting random cravings for different foods. One day I'll be in the mood for pizza and the next I'll want a fat slice of crepe cake. Despite that, there seems to be one craving that never changes and that's Indian food. I love the flavor of Indian food … Continue reading Incredible Indian Food
Following my previous post about my experience at my first academic conference, I wanted to share some tips that I found helpful.
During grad school you may be presented with the opportunity to participate in an academic conference. You may feel excited, you may feel nervous or any other emotion associated with presenting in front of your colleagues. If you're debating whether to present in a conference or not...do it! When I first began grad school, the … Continue reading Why You Should Present in Academic Conferences as a Grad Student