Nail Color Affects Your Mood?

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Simply Jamilah

Warning: We are about to get up close and personal with my hands.

All of summer 2018, I wore the same mauve pink color on my fingernails because it complimented my skin tone and nail shape well, if that makes sense. About a month and a half into the fall semester, I decided to shake things up a bit and paint my fingernails red. When I did that, I felt different. I felt like a girl boss, like I could dominate anything and everything. It was weird, but it sparked an idea– this experiment. Maybe this is just me, but I think the color of your nails affects the way you feel; kind of like when some people see yellow, they feel happy while others might be traumatized (surprisingly enough, I know someone who is traumatized by the color yellow).

RUN DOWN OF THE EXPERIMENT: For about seventeen weeks, I…

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Week of Wear: Pinterest Outfits for the Life of a Scientist

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The Graduate Perspective

Outfit1_2Pinterest is one of my favorite social media platforms, because there are beautiful images and tons of inspiration for everything from DIY crafts to fashion. It is a great place to create a collection of things that inspire you especially in the wardrobe department. Working in a university research lab, means two things, that I don’t have to wear business formal clothing and that my attire has to follow lab safety standards. The general guidelines include closed-toe shoes, long pants, and no loose sleeves. However, in the past I found it a little tricky to translate style of influencers and fashion bloggers into practical everyday outfits for my life as a scientist. For this blog post, I was inspired to do a “Week of Wear” test to recreate outfits from Pinterest for a whole work week and observe how they translate to a life of a scientist.

I tried to replicate…

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