The Curly Girl Method Changed My Hair — and My Confidence
Beauty, Hair

For most of my life, my hair has been my greatest source of grief. Not to mention, arguments with my mother. “Comb your hair properly, it’s such a mess,” she’d say. Or “Cut your hair short,” she’d suggest every time I left it loose or if we had to attend a formal event. 

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On Turmeric, the Root of Love and Healing
Beauty, Heritage, Wellness

Within the parameters of my culture and my people, turmeric isn’t a magical elixir. It evokes and enables customs of love and care. It’s the warm hue of my grandmother’s daal (which I long for now); the memories of innumerable Gaye Holuds I’ve attended; the go-to remedy lauded by pushy aunties at the faintest rise…

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How to Consume Collagen the Old-School Chinese Way
Beauty, Food, Heritage, Wellness

Bottled as gummies, ground into powders, or sold as miracle pills, today collagen is touted as an easy-to-swallow skin miracle. Only Chinese women have been eating this protein-rich substance straight from the source, in the form of gelatinous sea cucumbers or stringy bird’s nest soup, for centuries, for centuries to reap  surprising health benefits.

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Introducing: Eadem

Most brand origin stories begin similarly: with a personal need, an opportunity, and a go-getter entrepreneur who sets out to build it for themselves. And while that’s true for Eadem, in many ways, our story begins with friendship.

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