The Importance of Personal Style

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A Reflection on Self-Esteem

So many of us struggle with self-esteem, myself included. For many years, I couldn’t be cool enough, pretty enough, skinny enough. I just didn’t think I was enough. I spent so much time and energy trying to fit in with other people by being like them. I tried (and failed) to follow popular trends, and adapted my style to those around me. One day, I asked myself, “why the fuck do you care if these people think you’re enough?” I then decided that I would become who I wanted to be, not who I thought others wanted me to be. It didn’t happen overnight. I still sometimes wonder if people think I’m weird, fat, or ugly. Then I remember that I’m a badass bitch. Self-esteem isn’t something that you just have: it’s something that you work on daily. As I nurtured my personal style, by self-esteem grew exponentially. Read more

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Cassie’s Dye Rules: 10 Tips to Think About Before Dying Your Hair

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hair color, hair dye, dye, cassie wears what, cassiewearswhat.comWhile trying to decide what I should do to my hair next, I was inspired to write this article. Personally, I’m a huge fan of dye. Over the years, I’ve done a plethora of crazy crayola colors, both as highlights and all-over color: blue, magenta, orange, burgundy, and purple to name a few. You may have seen my first and second attempts at oil slick hair. Right now I’m rocking my natural black with purple and blue ombre. I don’t feel like myself, unless my hair is some crazy color. However, dying your hair damages it. A lot. Here are my tips for dying your hair without completely destroying it:  Read more