Hair Dyes, Dos, and Don’ts

The first time I dyed my hair, I was fifteen. Fifteen, I think, is about the age we all start to make decisions that sound something like a box of stop-sign-red hair dye at 1 a.m. on a Tuesday, and I obviously was no exception. Would I make the same style choices as a junior…

Halloween Should Be Scary; Costume Shopping Shouldn’t

Halloween, like almost all holidays, has been commercialized for as long as any of us can remember. We get roped into buying decorative pumpkins, festive ceramics we’ll put out for just a few weeks every year, and bags upon bags of candy to give out for free to swarms of overexcited kids. The most important…