Body-Positive Review: Bandelettes (+ Giveaway!)

Three colours Bandelettes in black, white and beige poking out of a black skirt on legs

Summer is such a lovely time for dresses, and even better, it’s a socially acceptable excuse to not wear pants for 3-4 months. However, the heat isn’t just in the air, it’s also between your thighs; those beautiful, thick thighs rubbing together like a cricket’s legs creates a pretty painful rash which, for the sake of simplicity and whimsy all at once, I’m going to refer to as chub rub. If you’re 18 and skinny, I don’t expect you to understand – I didn’t start getting it until I was 24 and yet also at my lightest weight ever – but this rash is more than irritating. It makes it impossible to walk; at least impossible to walk like a human – walking like a penguin? Check.

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29 Things About Being 29 + Birthday Giveaway!

my tickle trunk birthday giveaway 2016

It’s my birthday! Today I begin the journey to embrace the last year of my 20’s, and prepare myself for the new adventures of my 30’s. I don’t care about the numbers, I truly don’t. I do care how it seems everyone else does, and keeps annoying me with questions like “You’re almost 30! Are you scared?” No. If I had known what a shitshow turning 22 was going to be, I would have been a lot more scared then, so clearly the number doesn’t make a difference.

Anyway, a lot changes in a year, so here are 29 things that I feel changed in my 29th trip around the sun. (a la Hannah Hart)

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