The Frugalista Life

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What to Eat for Healthy Hair

Just like skin, your hair has a way of letting you (and everyone else) know how healthy you really are. My hair became thin during my senior year of college and it wasn’t a pretty sight (maybe it was because I survived on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to save up for an apartment). Once […]

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Why Humectants Aren’t Good in Cold Weather

Unlike spring and summer when humidity is at its highest, a humectant isn’t the best thing for hair when it gets cold. There isn’t any water to draw out of the air to bring moisture to your hair. When it’s cold, I like to put my hair in 2-strand twists or plaits and pin it […]

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How to Make Your Own Hot Oil Treatments

When I notice my hair is dry and flaky, I know what that means: a hot oil treatment. I’ve been getting them off and on my entire life. I’ve used VO5 a few times when I was younger but I have more fun doing a DIY version with a bunch of oils I got from […]

Fun-Tastic Foods: Pinellas County students win Florida State Fair food contest

The Florida State Fair usually has a contest for their vendors to see who can create the most unique fair food. This year, they decided to extend the invitation to high school culinary students in Pinellas County. The winners this year are: Joshua Harper and Mallory Kulak of Osceola Fundamental with Keith Simpkins and Ryley […]

DVF Spring 2018

Switch Your Style in Spring With These Trends

Spring is 2 months away and I’m longing for warmer weather. No more waking up with freezing temperatures, 5 layers of clothing, and trying to stay warm. I need Florida to hurry up and get back to what we know it for: hot weather and crowded beaches. Some mornings I wake up wishing it was […]